15 people killed in Darfur ambush

15 people killed in Darfur ambush

At least fifteen people were reportedly killed and around ten others injured in fresh attacks in the troubled Sudanese region of Darfur by suspected Janjaweed militias.The chief in ...

Press focuses contract for cooking stoves, new monetary policy, killing of 50 people

Press focuses contract for cooking stoves, new monetary policy, killing of 50 people

The Federal Executive Council's (FEC) approval of contract for the supply of cooking stoves, the new central bank's monetary policy and insurgents killing of 50 persons are some of ...

Nigeria to purchase of cooking stoves, wonder bags worth $58m for rural women

Nigeria to purchase of cooking stoves, wonder bags worth $58m for rural women

Nigeria's Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the purchase of N9.2 billion (about $58m) worth of clean cooking stoves and wonder bags for rural women under the National ...

Nigeria moves to relocate ministries, departments to decongest capital city

Nigeria moves to relocate ministries, departments to decongest capital city

Nigeria has decided that some federal ministries, departments, and agencies will be relocated to Kyami District to decongest the city-centre of Abuja, the Minister of the Federal ...

I/Coas: Gbagbo’s candidacy to lead FPI approved

I/Coas: Gbagbo’s candidacy to lead FPI approved

Laurent Gbagbo and Affi N'guessan candidacies for the presidency of the Ivorian Popular Front (FPI) have been approved by the party's Control Board, the political party said on ...

Liberia: Doctor recommends condoms distributed to Ebola survivors

Liberia: Doctor recommends condoms distributed to Ebola survivors

The Head of the Island Clinic Ebola Treatment Unit, Doctor Atai Omurutu has alarmed that male survivors of the Ebola virus are infecting their wives with the disease.According to ...

Terrorism: Lake Chad member countries to send draft resolution to UN, AU

Terrorism: Lake Chad member countries to send draft resolution to UN, AU

The Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) has said that appropriate authorities within member countries will send a draft resolution to the UN and the AU to give legal backing for their ...

15 people killed in Darfur ambush

At least fifteen people were reportedly killed and around ten others injured in fresh attacks in the troubled Sudanese region of Darfur by suspected Janjaweed militias.The chief in the district of Manawashi, Abualgasim Adam Yaqob was quoted on Thursday as saying that Wednesday's attack took place near Hamada village, 80km from the capital of South Darfur State. He claimed the attackers were Janjaweed ...

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Press focuses contract for cooking stoves, new monetary policy, killing of 50 people

The Federal Executive Council's (FEC) approval of contract for the supply of cooking stoves, the new central bank's monetary policy and insurgents killing of 50 persons are some of the main stories in Nigerian newspapers on Thursday.The Guardian newspaper reported that FEC approved the award of contract for the provision of engineering infrastructure to the Kyami District and approval for the procurement of ...

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Nigeria to purchase of cooking stoves, wonder bags worth $58m for rural women

Nigeria's Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the purchase of N9.2 billion (about $58m) worth of clean cooking stoves and wonder bags for rural women under the National Clean Cooking Scheme.Wonder bag is a non-electric slow cooker invented by Sarah Collins, ‎a South African eco-entrepreneur, who came up with the idea six years ago during a power cut, when she decided to keep her dinner cooking by ...

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Nigeria moves to relocate ministries, departments to decongest capital city

Nigeria has decided that some federal ministries, departments, and agencies will be relocated to Kyami District to decongest the city-centre of Abuja, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Sen. Bala Muhammed, has said.Muhammed told State House correspondents after the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday in Abuja that the council had already approved N60.8 billion (about ...

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I/Coas: Gbagbo’s candidacy to lead FPI approved

Laurent Gbagbo and Affi N'guessan candidacies for the presidency of the Ivorian Popular Front (FPI) have been approved by the party's Control Board, the political party said on Wednesday. A candidate for his own succession, FPI incumbent president Affi N'guessan will contest the party's chairmanship with former leader, Laurent Gbagbo, who founded the party. The Board decided to validate both candidacies, ...

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Liberia: Doctor recommends condoms distributed to Ebola survivors

The Head of the Island Clinic Ebola Treatment Unit, Doctor Atai Omurutu has alarmed that male survivors of the Ebola virus are infecting their wives with the disease.According to Doctor Omurulu, male Ebola survivors have refused to follow the instruction not to have sex until after three months following their discharge, and as such the wives of the survivors are coming down with the Virus. Doctor Omurutu ...

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Terrorism: Lake Chad member countries to send draft resolution to UN, AU

The Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) has said that appropriate authorities within member countries will send a draft resolution to the UN and the AU to give legal backing for their armed forces to work together. The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Mr Sanusi Abdullahi, told journalists on Wednesday in Abuja that a meeting of Ministers of Defence, Chiefs of Defence Staff and Heads of Intelligence of ...

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Liberia: Medical doctor urges gov’t to distribute condoms to Ebola survivors

The Head of the Island Clinic Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU), Dr. Atai Omurutu, has said that male survivors of the Ebola virus are infecting their wives with the disease. Omurutu disclosed that the male Ebola survivors were not following the instruction not to have sex until after three months of their discharge and that their wives were coming down with the virus. Speaking during the visit of President Ellen ...

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President Jonathan launches Great Green Wall, afforestation project

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has launched the implementation of the Nigeria's component of the Great Green Wall (GGW) Initiative at Bachaka in Arewa Local Government Area of Kebbi, a regional afforestation programme designed to create a greenbelt of trees across Africa at the southern edge of the Sahara desert to prevent desertification. It was developed by the African Union to address the ...

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Egypt beefs up security ahead of 28 November protests

Egyptian Military central command units have raised combat readiness ahead of carrying out security missions to preserve public and private properties in greater Cairo.A statement by the armed forces on Wednesday said that the military's northern command elements have been ready to deal with urgent situations in collaboration with the security departments of Alexandria and other provinces. Special forces' ...

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