Ugandan court acquits two Pakistanis on charges of sodomy and rape

Ugandan court acquits two Pakistanis on charges of sodomy and rape

A magistrate's court in Kampala, the Ugandan capital, has set free two Pakistan nationals who had been accused of sodomising and gang raping a 23 year old maid Zainabu Mbabazi ...

Senegal: ‘ECOWAS integration is negotiating power’ -ex-minister

Senegal: ‘ECOWAS integration is negotiating power’ -ex-minister

The integration of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a negotiating power, a former Senegalese African Integration minister Doudou Sarr declared Monday in ...

Gambian newspapers focus on FAO award, 2015 budget

Gambian newspapers focus on FAO award, 2015 budget

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) award to the Gambia government for reducing hunger in the country and the budget for the 2015 fiscal year, among other stories were the ...

Mozambique opposition chief stops national TV coverage of Renamo meeting

Mozambique opposition chief stops national TV coverage of Renamo meeting

The leader of Mozambique's main opposition Renamo party, Afonso Dhlakama ordered the crew of the state-controlled Mozambique Television, TVM, to leave his party headquarters in the ...

Nigeria deploys 2000 special squad to secure borders

Nigeria deploys 2000 special squad to secure borders

Nigeria's Immigration Service (NIS) has recently deployed over 2000 members of the Special Armed Elite Force to secure the national borders, especially the notorious areas ...

Nigeria’s communications commission set to cut down cancer causing elements

Nigeria’s communications commission set to cut down cancer causing elements

The Nigerian Communications Commission says it is now compelled to cut down electromagnetic fields being emitted by base stations and believed to cause leukaemia, infertility and ...

The Gambia to host regional pentathlon competition

The Gambia to host regional pentathlon competition

The Executive Board and Congress of the Union International De Pentathlon Moderne (UIPM) has confirmed the Gambia as host of this year's pentathlon competition, through the ...

Ugandan court acquits two Pakistanis on charges of sodomy and rape

A magistrate's court in Kampala, the Ugandan capital, has set free two Pakistan nationals who had been accused of sodomising and gang raping a 23 year old maid Zainabu Mbabazi Ahamad Shahbaz and Muhammad Wagas were acquitted by Chief Magistrate Lillian Bucyana, citing insufficient evidence. In her judgment, Bucyana cited that the woman was examined by the police surgeon Dr Emmanuel Nuwamanya who said her ...

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Senegal: ‘ECOWAS integration is negotiating power’ -ex-minister

The integration of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a negotiating power, a former Senegalese African Integration minister Doudou Sarr declared Monday in Dakar. Sarr was speaking at the opening session of the 23rd edition of the international trade fair of Dakar (FIDAK) which kicked off Friday. “Buying together, producing together and selling together could be a strong negotiating ...

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Gambian newspapers focus on FAO award, 2015 budget

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) award to the Gambia government for reducing hunger in the country and the budget for the 2015 fiscal year, among other stories were the focus on Gambian newspapers on Monday. The Daily Observer reported that FAO has on Thursday conferred the ''Hunger Fighting Award'' to the Gambia at State House in Banjul. The award, which was received by the Vice President Isatou ...

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Mozambique opposition chief stops national TV coverage of Renamo meeting

The leader of Mozambique's main opposition Renamo party, Afonso Dhlakama ordered the crew of the state-controlled Mozambique Television, TVM, to leave his party headquarters in the central Gorongosa district, in the central province of Sofala, even before addressing the meeting, APA learns here on Monday. Dhlakama accused the Maputo-based broadcaster of bias and said that TVM will never cover Renamo events ...

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Nigeria deploys 2000 special squad to secure borders

Nigeria's Immigration Service (NIS) has recently deployed over 2000 members of the Special Armed Elite Force to secure the national borders, especially the notorious areas infiltrated by illegal migrants and potential terrorists.Nigeria's Minister of Interior Abba Moro told journalists in Abuja that such patrol of the most porous and vulnerable boundary areas of the north was key to improving security ...

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Nigeria’s communications commission set to cut down cancer causing elements

The Nigerian Communications Commission says it is now compelled to cut down electromagnetic fields being emitted by base stations and believed to cause leukaemia, infertility and alteration in cerebral blood flow, among other health hazards.The NCC therefore said it was in the process of acquiring multi-functional software developed by the International Telecommunications Union to calculate the cumulative ...

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The Gambia to host regional pentathlon competition

The Executive Board and Congress of the Union International De Pentathlon Moderne (UIPM) has confirmed the Gambia as host of this year's pentathlon competition, through the Association's Gambia chapter. The two-day sporting event, according to local media reports, is scheduled to take place in diverse locations in the country and will start from 26th to 28th December 2014. It will be attended by participants ...

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US urges Nigeria to transform cocoa sector

The US Consul General Jeffery Hawkins has urged the Nigerian government to position itself and take advantage of the opportunity that represents the increased efforts on mechanizing growing of cocoa in the country.Hawkins said that he was struck by the fact that cocoa is still raised by hand, and not machine in Nigeria, for fact that it remains a very labour-intensive commodity to produce, stressing that ...

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Ruling NDC party congress dominates Ghanaian press

The Ghanaian press was on Monday dominated by the congress of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) held at Kumasi, the Ashanti Regional capital at the weekend. The Daily Graphic went to town with a banner “Portuphy Thumps Two� and reporting on a house cleaning exercise craftily executed by more than 3,500 delegates of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) at dawn on Sunday which saw the party ...

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Press: Killing of insurgents, displaced persons, Jonathan’s election posters

The crack-down on insurgents in north-east, 10,000 displaced persons and Boko Haram's video on slaughtering of students are some of the leading stories in the Nigerian newspapers on Monday.The Guardian newspaper reported that the tide in the fight against insurgency in the north-eastern of the country seems to have turned in favour of the security agencies as the military at the weekend, claimed successes in ...

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