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Togo’s Adebayor denies evicting mum

Togo’s Adebayor denies evicting mum

The Togolese international striker, Emmanuel Adebayor, has spent this weekend battling allegation of evicting his mother from his house; and accusing her of witchcraft.The bizarre ...

B/Faso: Kafando promises to uncover Sankara’s remains

B/Faso: Kafando promises to uncover Sankara’s remains

Burkina Faso transitional president, Michel Kafando has promised in his inauguration speech on Friday that he would do everything possible to identify the remains of late Thomas ...

Gambia: Opposition militant appeals court conviction

Gambia: Opposition militant appeals court conviction

Gambia's influential militant of the opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) Lansana Jobarteh has file an appeal to the court, reports said on Saturday.Jobarteh's lawyer, Ousainou ...

Gambia declares exiled ex-information minister wanted

Gambia declares exiled ex-information minister wanted

Gambian former information minister Dr. Amadou Scattred Janneh has been declared wanted by police, reports said on Saturday.The Banjul Magistrate court presided by magistrate Dawda ...

Sierra Leone curbs plastic pollution

Sierra Leone curbs plastic pollution

Environmental protection authorities in Sierra Leone have kicked started a new approach to rid the country of growing piles of waste plastic.Youths will be trained on the recycling ...

Nigeria: Supreme Court reinstates impeached deputy governor

Nigeria: Supreme Court reinstates impeached deputy governor

The Supreme Court in Nigeria has reinstated the former Deputy Governor of Taraba State in northern Nigeria, Alhaji Sanni Abubakar Danladi, who was impeached in 2012 by a panel set ...

Nigeria is winning war against insurgents – Jonathan

Nigeria is winning war against insurgents – Jonathan

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has said that contrary to media reports, the government has started winning the war against the Boko Haram sect and that for about a week now, ...

Togo’s Adebayor denies evicting mum

The Togolese international striker, Emmanuel Adebayor, has spent this weekend battling allegation of evicting his mother from his house; and accusing her of witchcraft.The bizarre allegations; which had been reported by some media, said he evicted his mum from his house because he thought she was a witch. But, reacting to the issue on Saturday, Tottenham FC star, Adebayor, denied the report, but admitted ...

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B/Faso: Kafando promises to uncover Sankara’s remains

Burkina Faso transitional president, Michel Kafando has promised in his inauguration speech on Friday that he would do everything possible to identify the remains of late Thomas Sankara.“In the name of national reconciliation, investigations will be conducted to identify Thomas Sankara's body,� Michel Kafando said, adding that “the investigation will not be liable to a court ruling but to government ...

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Gambia: Opposition militant appeals court conviction

Gambia's influential militant of the opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) Lansana Jobarteh has file an appeal to the court, reports said on Saturday.Jobarteh's lawyer, Ousainou Darbore, said he had filed an appeal at the Banjul High Court to reverse the decision earlier taken by the magistrate court against his client. According to media report, Lansana Jobarteh was accused of attending political rallies ...

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Gambia declares exiled ex-information minister wanted

Gambian former information minister Dr. Amadou Scattred Janneh has been declared wanted by police, reports said on Saturday.The Banjul Magistrate court presided by magistrate Dawda Jallow, has recently approved an arrest warrant put before it by police prosecutors in Banjul, to bring Dr. Janneh to justice, on charges of treason. According to the court, the ex-Information Minister is charged for not residing ...

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Sierra Leone curbs plastic pollution

Environmental protection authorities in Sierra Leone have kicked started a new approach to rid the country of growing piles of waste plastic.Youths will be trained on the recycling technology so that they will engage in the business of collecting plastics in the street and recycle them for reuse. For starters, a group of 50 youths ended training on Friday as the first batch. The Environmental Protection ...

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Nigeria: Supreme Court reinstates impeached deputy governor

The Supreme Court in Nigeria has reinstated the former Deputy Governor of Taraba State in northern Nigeria, Alhaji Sanni Abubakar Danladi, who was impeached in 2012 by a panel set up by the Taraba State House of Assembly.The Supreme Court had on Friday nullified the impeachment of the Deputy Governor by the State House of Assembly in October 2012 and ordered his immediate re-instatement. In a unanimous ...

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Nigeria is winning war against insurgents – Jonathan

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has said that contrary to media reports, the government has started winning the war against the Boko Haram sect and that for about a week now, there have been no further reports of the sect seizing more territory.A statement by presidential spokesman Reuben Abati on Friday said that President Jonathan told the meeting of Nigeria's Honorary International Investment Council ...

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Three killed in Egypt car crash

Three people were killed in a road crash in the south of Egypt on Friday, the latest in near deadly traffic accidents plaguing the country.The crash, involving three vehicles, occurred in the Minya Governorate and was caused by over speeding, witnesses said. Earlier this month, 18 people were killed when a bus carrying high school students collided with three other vehicles in Lower Egypt. Days earlier, at ...

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Senegal: Ebola treatment requires speed, vaccines – Researchers

Confronted with the Ebola epidemic, West African countries need to act fast and utilize ethical values required to put in place effective treatment regimes and vaccines, African medical researchers said in Dakar on Friday.“The Ebola virus is an epidemic that needs speed and ethics for its treatment and vaccines'', Senegalese specialist in bacteriology-virology, Pr. Souleymane Mboup of the Cheikh Anta Diop ...

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S/Leone dismisses “WFP rotten rice” fears

The National Ebola Response Center (NERC) in Sierra Leone has cleared the World Food Program over allegations that it is distributing rotten food to communities quarantined as a result of the Ebola outbreak.Media reports on Friday cited the Chief Executive Officer of the Center dismissing the claim made by the All Political Parties Association (APPA), a coalition of the country's political parties, which ...

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