Nigeria to introduce anti-human trafficking in Schools curriculum

Nigeria to introduce anti-human trafficking in Schools curriculum

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons (NAPTIP) and Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) have resolved to introduce anti-human ...

S/Leone national football team holed in Kenya over Ebola

S/Leone national football team holed in Kenya over Ebola

The Sierra Leone national football team is reportedly holed up in a Nairobi hotel after Seychelles cancelled their 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier over Ebola virus fears, local ...

Mano River Union Summit on Ebola opens in Guinea

Mano River Union Summit on Ebola opens in Guinea

A Mano River Union (MRU) Summit to adopt fresh strategy to fight the world's deadliest Ebola epidemic has opened on Friday in the Guinean capital, Conakry.At the Summit, MRU ...

Nigeria quarantines corpse flown in from Liberia

Nigeria quarantines corpse flown in from Liberia

Following the scare of the Ebola virus in Nigeria, a corpse of an Anambra State indigene brought from Liberia, has been quarantined by officials of the Anambra State Ministry of ...

S/African women receive state boost in construction business

S/African women receive state boost in construction business

South African women engaged in the construction business are expected to get a boost from a Memorandum of Understanding that is set to empower women contractors across the country ...

Nigeria launches 10,000 affordable housing scheme

Nigeria launches 10,000 affordable housing scheme

The Nigerian government has launched in Abuja the first 10,000 mortgages for affordable homes scheme, reports said on Friday.Nigeria's Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, ...

Nigerian Press splash fears of outbreak of Ebola virus, new police boss, insurgents

Nigerian Press splash fears of outbreak of Ebola virus, new police boss, insurgents

The scare of Ebola virus and measures to prevent the outbreak, shaking national unity, continued insurgents' assault, and President Goodluck Jonathan's appointment of a new police, ...

Nigeria to introduce anti-human trafficking in Schools curriculum

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons (NAPTIP) and Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) have resolved to introduce anti-human trafficking in the curriculum of the country's education system.The Executive Secretary of NAPTIP, Mrs Beatrice Jedy-Agba, who signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), told reporters on Friday that the MoU would involve the ...

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S/Leone national football team holed in Kenya over Ebola

The Sierra Leone national football team is reportedly holed up in a Nairobi hotel after Seychelles cancelled their 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier over Ebola virus fears, local media reported on Friday.An official from the Kenyan Football Federation confirmed to Capital FM radio that the Sierra Leone team was at a five-star hotel while the group, with the aid of their consular officials in the country, ...

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Mano River Union Summit on Ebola opens in Guinea

A Mano River Union (MRU) Summit to adopt fresh strategy to fight the world's deadliest Ebola epidemic has opened on Friday in the Guinean capital, Conakry.At the Summit, MRU members, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Cote d'Ivoire, will discuss ways to fight the outbreak that has killed over 700 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone since February, making it the largest and deadliest ever, according to ...

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Nigeria quarantines corpse flown in from Liberia

Following the scare of the Ebola virus in Nigeria, a corpse of an Anambra State indigene brought from Liberia, has been quarantined by officials of the Anambra State Ministry of Health.Local media reports said on Friday that security officials have cordoned off the mortuary where the body was deposited pending investigations by experts from the Federal Ministry of Health. The report said that the corpse was ...

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S/African women receive state boost in construction business

South African women engaged in the construction business are expected to get a boost from a Memorandum of Understanding that is set to empower women contractors across the country in securing building deals, a senior minister has said.According to Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu on Friday, her office would sign the MoU with the South African Women in Construction (SAWIC) soon. “The MoU will be ...

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Nigeria launches 10,000 affordable housing scheme

The Nigerian government has launched in Abuja the first 10,000 mortgages for affordable homes scheme, reports said on Friday.Nigeria's Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, said at the launching ceremony that the Federal Government's 10,000 mortgage scheme was inspired by President Goodluck Jonathan's pledge to help tackle the country's 17 million housing deficit. Jonathan, in January 16, 2014, ...

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Nigerian Press splash fears of outbreak of Ebola virus, new police boss, insurgents

The scare of Ebola virus and measures to prevent the outbreak, shaking national unity, continued insurgents' assault, and President Goodluck Jonathan's appointment of a new police, dominated Nigerian newspapers on Friday.The screening of air passengers arriving from places of high risk has kicked off to contain the spread of Ebola virus, the Guardian newspaper reported and said government had also set up an ...

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Africa urged to invest in hybrid energy systems

New research conducted by the African Institute of Race Relations, shows that Africa was in need of generating huge quantities of energy every decade in order to continuously supply energy to the entire countinent.It is therefore in Africa's best interest to invest in renewable energy projects, such as hybrid renewable energy systems, which will lessen the pressure on the national grid and create a ...

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Nigeria: 2 quarantined over Ebola virus

Nigeria's Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, has said that 69 persons, who had first contact with the Liberian-born victim of Ebola Virus, Patrick Sawyerr, have been placed under surveillance, while two persons have been quarantined.Chukwu told journalists on Thursday in Abuja that the Liberian victim, with dual citizenship of Liberia and the United States, was confirmed dead barely four days after ...

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WAJA roots for improved condition of service for journalists

Representatives and leaders of member unions of the West African Journalists Association (WAJA) have called for renewed commitment to the safety and labor rights of journalists in the sub-region. The call was made during a two-day conference in Cotonou, Benin, from 22 -23 July, 2014 in collaboration with the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and supported by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES). The ...

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