Nigeria army arrests suspected Kaduna bomber

Nigeria army arrests suspected Kaduna bomber

The Nigerian army has arrested a young man suspected of having connection with last Wednesday's Kaduna bombing which targeted at former Nigerian leader, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, ...

Burkinabe footballer dies in Air Algeria crash

Burkinabe footballer dies in Air Algeria crash

Emmanuel Osita Ogbu, a football player from Jeunesse Club of Bobo-Dioulasso (B/Faso) died in the Air Algeria flight that went down early Thursday in northern Mali, on his way to ...

Namibia says new SA veterinary rules cripple livestock sector

Namibia says new SA veterinary rules cripple livestock sector

Namibia Agricultural Union (NAU), the largest commercial farmers grouping in the country, says that about 490,000 livestock annual exports to South Africa are at risk.NAU tied the ...

Gambian media zoom human development, illegal migration, Sierra Leonean envoy…

Gambian media zoom human development, illegal migration, Sierra Leonean envoy…

The 2014 Human Development Index Report which ranked The Gambia 172 out of 187, President Jammeh's call for youths to seize the “numerous opportunities” created by his rule and the ...

Morocco repatriates Mauritanian after 7-year jail

Morocco repatriates Mauritanian after 7-year jail

Morocco has repatriated Sidi Mohamed, son of the ex-Mauritanian president, Mohamed khouna Ould Haidalla (1980-1984) after a 7-year jail term for drug trafficking, sources said ...

UK bans Nigerian barrister ‘indefinitely’ from practice

UK bans Nigerian barrister ‘indefinitely’ from practice

A 40-year-old Nigerian Lawyer whom the UK judiciary officially documented as a failure in an unprecedented 30 “vexatious” employment tribunal claims over four years, has been barred ...

Compaore visits scene of ‘Air Algeria’ flight crash

Compaore visits scene of ‘Air Algeria’ flight crash

The Burkinabe President, Blaise Compaore on Friday was headed for the scene where the Air Algeria flight AH 5017 crashed early Thursday killing 118 people including 18 Burkinabe ...

Nigeria army arrests suspected Kaduna bomber

The Nigerian army has arrested a young man suspected of having connection with last Wednesday's Kaduna bombing which targeted at former Nigerian leader, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, sources said Friday.Nigeria's defence headquarters said on Friday that the young man was apprehended by military patrol team that swooped on the area immediately after the explosion. It said that the suspect who disguised as a woman ...

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Burkinabe footballer dies in Air Algeria crash

Emmanuel Osita Ogbu, a football player from Jeunesse Club of Bobo-Dioulasso (B/Faso) died in the Air Algeria flight that went down early Thursday in northern Mali, on his way to Qatar for testing purpose.The Burkinabe Football Federation (FBF), announced in a statement that a minute of silence will be observed during the 30th and final day of the national championship to be played Sunday across the country ...

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Namibia says new SA veterinary rules cripple livestock sector

Namibia Agricultural Union (NAU), the largest commercial farmers grouping in the country, says that about 490,000 livestock annual exports to South Africa are at risk.NAU tied the risk to South Africa's push for a raft of export restrictions, The Southern Times report on Thursday. The union's chief executive Sakkie Coetzee, told the weekly paper that the loss of the market would bring down Namibia's ...

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Gambian media zoom human development, illegal migration, Sierra Leonean envoy…

The 2014 Human Development Index Report which ranked The Gambia 172 out of 187, President Jammeh's call for youths to seize the “numerous opportunities” created by his rule and the visit of the Sierra Leonea's ambassador to The Gambia and Guinea Bissau dominated newspapers in The Gambia on Friday.The Standard and Daily Observer newspapers reported that the 2014 Human Development Index Report in which The ...

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Morocco repatriates Mauritanian after 7-year jail

Morocco has repatriated Sidi Mohamed, son of the ex-Mauritanian president, Mohamed khouna Ould Haidalla (1980-1984) after a 7-year jail term for drug trafficking, sources said Friday.Sidi Mohamed Haidalla arrived home Wednesday night and escorted by Mauritanian securitymen and whisked off to an undisclosed location. Sidi Mohamed was also accused of involvement in the illegal landing in 2007 of a small ...

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UK bans Nigerian barrister ‘indefinitely’ from practice

A 40-year-old Nigerian Lawyer whom the UK judiciary officially documented as a failure in an unprecedented 30 “vexatious” employment tribunal claims over four years, has been barred from ever bringing legal action again. The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in central London, on Friday, notes that John Iteshi qualified in 2007 but was unable to work as a barrister after failing to acquire a necessary ...

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Compaore visits scene of ‘Air Algeria’ flight crash

The Burkinabe President, Blaise Compaore on Friday was headed for the scene where the Air Algeria flight AH 5017 crashed early Thursday killing 118 people including 18 Burkinabe nationals, sources said. According to the Communication service of the presidency, Mr. Compaore left Ouagadougou in the afternoon for the Malian territory where the aircraft went down shortly after take-off from Ouagadougou ...

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S/Sudan’s demonstrators calls for relocation of city

Hundreds of Southern Sudanese demonstrated in Wau town on Friday calling for relocation of the nation's capital city from Juba to Wau town.Eyewitnesses from Wau townt capital of western Bahr Algazal state told APA that hundreds of students and members of civil society organizations demonstrated peacefully for the second day to support the suggestion of transferring the capital of the country to their town. ...

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African women lagging behind in economic activity – Minister

African women continue to lag behind their male counterparts in economic activities due to a hostile operating environment that militates against females, Zambia's Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda said Friday.Addressing an economic empowerment summit for women in the capital Lusaka, Chikwanda noted that the environment prevailing in most African countries made it difficult for women to successfully ...

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UN staff freed in Sudan after 20 days of captivity

A UN staff member who was abducted in the Sudanese troubled region of Darfur has been freed on Friday after 20 days in captivity, the peacekeeping mission in the region revealed.The United Nations and African union mission in Darfur (UNAMID) said in a press seen by APA on Friday that the staff member who work with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Mr. Felix Ngoma, is in good health ...

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