Nigerian ‘rapist’ jailed in UK

Nigerian ‘rapist’ jailed in UK

A 38-year-old Nigerian man has been jailed in the United Kingdom, - charged with attacking woman as she travelled home, reports said on Tuesday.Olaoluwa Ibrahim, resident of Relf ...

Senegalese capital hosts international conference on ‘Islam and Peace

Senegalese capital hosts international conference on ‘Islam and Peace

A two-day international conference on “Islam and Peace” opened on Tuesday in Dakar, with the presence of Senegalese President Macky Sall, APA notes here. Organized by Jamhiyatu ...

Junior doctors’ agitation for salaries dominates Ghanaian media

Junior doctors’ agitation for salaries dominates Ghanaian media

A section of the Ghanaian media on Tuesday focused attention on the agitation by junior doctors for their unpaid salaries accumulating for over 11 months now. The Ghanaian Times ...

Namibian President leads land servicing campaign

Namibian President leads land servicing campaign

Namibia's President Hage Geingob has on Monday visited several areas in the nation's capital Windhoek to inspect the available land where the servicing of residential plots will ...

Congo’s ruling party urges citizens to vote massively during referendum

Congo’s ruling party urges citizens to vote massively during referendum

Congo's ruling party has urged citizens to vote massively in a referendum after reaching a consensus at the inclusive national dialogue held from 13 to 17 July in Sibiti, reports ...

Lesotho girl wins Rugby World Cup official Match Ball delivery competition

Lesotho girl wins Rugby World Cup official Match Ball delivery competition

Realeboha Pholosi, a 12 year old Mosotho girl, has won the competition to deliver the official Match Ball for the Rugby World Cup 2015 to be held in England in October this year, ...

Ghana: Aggrieved junior doctors agitate for payment of salary arrears

Ghana: Aggrieved junior doctors agitate for payment of salary arrears

Some junior doctors in Ghana on Monday converged at the office of Ghana's Controller and Accountant General's Department in the capital, Accra, to press home their demands for 11 ...

Nigerian ‘rapist’ jailed in UK

A 38-year-old Nigerian man has been jailed in the United Kingdom, - charged with attacking woman as she travelled home, reports said on Tuesday.Olaoluwa Ibrahim, resident of Relf Road, Peckham, in South East London is to serve eight and a half years after admitting rape and theft at the Old Bailey, on Tuesday Prosecutors said he attacked his victim in the street as she travelled home from a night out with ...

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Malawi’s netball team to play friendly against Trinidad, Tobago

Netball Association of Malawi (NAM) has lined up an international friendly game on August 4 against Trinidad and Tobago in preparation for the World Netball Cup.NAM General Secretary, Carol Bapu, said in the commercial city of Blantyre that the association has arranged the match to test the strength of the players before the world tournament in Sydney, Australia. "We want to give our players a chance to test ...

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Senegal records sharp increase in groundnut production

Senegal has recorded a sharp increase in groundnut production of 67.9 percent during the first five months of 2015 compared to the corresponding period of 2014, the Directorate of Forecast and Economic analysis (DPEE) said on Tuesday.According to the DPEE, output jumped from 18,700 tons during the first five months of 2014 to 31,400 tons during the corresponding period of 2015. The increase is mainly due to ...

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Nigeria army rescue 30 persons from insurgents

The Nigerian Army has rescued 30 persons forcefully abducted by suspected Boko Haram terrorists as a follow up to its operations in Dikwa, headquarters of Dikwa local government area in Borno state.The army had last week liberated the town from the jihadists after a successful operation. “As a result of the ongoing operation under the aegies of Operation Lafiya Dole to clear Dikwa and its environs from ...

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Gambia: US concern over disappearance of journalist

A spokesperson of the US State Department Mr. John Kirby Tuesday expressed deep concern over the disappearance of a Gambian journalist who was allegedly abducted by the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) on July 17.Kirby said the United States remains deeply concerned about the whereabouts of the radio journalist Alagie Abdoulie Ceesay. Ceesay disappeared on July 17, days after being released from a two-week ...

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Liberia elected Chair of OPG Partnership Forum

Liberia has been has been elected Chair of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) African Governments' Points of Contact Forum at the climax of an OPG meeting in South Africa. The African Focal Points to the OPG forum, which comprises the Governments of Ghana, Liberia, Malawi, Sierra Leone, South Africa and Tanzania, also elected South Africa as co-chair. The focal points of the forum noted that for the ...

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Liberia, UNDP launch national implementation toolkit

Liberia through the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning with support from United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has launched a National Implementation Toolkit in Monrovia, reports said on Tuesday.The Quick guide Toolkit provides simple steps on the national implementation business processes for use by implementing partners involved in UNDP funded programs and projects. It also seeks to enhance ...

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Senegalese capital hosts international conference on ‘Islam and Peace

A two-day international conference on “Islam and Peace” opened on Tuesday in Dakar, with the presence of Senegalese President Macky Sall, APA notes here. Organized by Jamhiyatu Ansaarud-Din Association (JAD) in Senegal, this conference focused on the theme ‘Contribution of Islam to bring about lasting world peace'. “In this conference, we want to see a new beginning of Islamic action in the worldâ€�, ...

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One person killed in factory explosion in Lagos

An explosion that rocked Golden Penny Flour Mills in Surulere area of Lagos State on Monday killed one person. The cause of the explosion, which created panic around the busy Eric Moore area of the state before the arrival of fire fighters from the Lagos State Fire Service, was yet to be ascertained. According to Nigeria's Tribune newspaper, the Fire fighters, who arrived at the scene of the incident, ...

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Ghana’s drugs authority takes measures to protect consumers

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) of Ghana is making frantic efforts to protect Ghanaian drug consumers, APA learns here Tuesday. Issaka Kwofie, the officer in charge of drug monitoring, said the authority was currently educating pharmacists, importers and other players in the industry to adhere to drug storage temperatures to protect the safety of such essential drug consumers. Speaking on local radio in ...

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