Paul Biya fires 2 army officers over Boko Haram attacks

Paul Biya fires 2 army officers over Boko Haram attacks

President Paul Biya of Cameroon on Tuesday, sacked two senior army officers in the north of the Cameroon over Boko Haram attacks that killed 15 people.Seventeen other persons were ...

Goodluck condemns kidnap of Cameroonian, Kano attack

Goodluck condemns kidnap of Cameroonian, Kano attack

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has condemned terrorist attacks in the Nigerian states of Kano, Adamawa and the the kidnap of the Lamido of Kolofata in Northern Cameroon, ...

Nigeria’s power company to inject $8bn to upgrade operations

Nigeria’s power company to inject $8bn to upgrade operations

The Executive Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Mohammed Shaike, has said that the company plans to inject $8 billion to upgrade its operations, to achieve ...

Nigeria: 59 had contacts with Ebola victim – official

Nigeria: 59 had contacts with Ebola victim – official

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health in south-western Nigeria, Dr. Jide Idris, said 59 people in the state came in contact with the 40-year-old Liberian who died of Ebola virus ...

Press scream female bombers in Kano, Ebola virus, breaking of doctors’ strike

Press scream female bombers in Kano, Ebola virus, breaking of doctors’ strike

Serial bombing of Kano by female suicide groups of Boko Haram, placement of 59 persons on medical watch list over Ebola virus, and the feared military intervention in hospitals over ...

Huge fire broke out in oil tanks in Tripoli

Huge fire broke out in oil tanks in Tripoli

Libyan authorities have appealed to all belligerent factions to immediately stop the exchange of fire which has sparked a huge blaze at the second tank of the airport depot. The ...

Morocco to celebrate Eid El Fitr Tuesday

Morocco to celebrate Eid El Fitr Tuesday

The Eid Al Fitr celebration, marking the end of the islam's holy month of Ramadan, will be celebrated Tuesday in Morocco, official sources told APA.A statement issued by the ...

Paul Biya fires 2 army officers over Boko Haram attacks

President Paul Biya of Cameroon on Tuesday, sacked two senior army officers in the north of the Cameroon over Boko Haram attacks that killed 15 people.Seventeen other persons were also taken hostage in the far-northern town of Kolofata during the attacks on Monday. Those sacked include Col. Gedeon Yossa, the commander of the northern legion of gendarmerie as well as Lieutenant Colonel Justin Ngonga, the ...

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Goodluck condemns kidnap of Cameroonian, Kano attack

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has condemned terrorist attacks in the Nigerian states of Kano, Adamawa and the the kidnap of the Lamido of Kolofata in Northern Cameroon, Lamido Seini Lamine, the wife of the Vice Prime Minister of Cameroon.A statement by presidential spokesman Reuben Abati on Monday in Abuja, said that President Jonathan described as shocking, callous and reprehensible the multiple bomb ...

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Nigeria’s power company to inject $8bn to upgrade operations

The Executive Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Mohammed Shaike, has said that the company plans to inject $8 billion to upgrade its operations, to achieve 20,000 megawatts electricity supply in Nigeria.Shaike told members of the Senate Committee on Privatisation, led by its chairman, Senator Olugbenga Obadara, that TCN would work jointly with the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory ...

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Nigeria: 59 had contacts with Ebola victim – official

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health in south-western Nigeria, Dr. Jide Idris, said 59 people in the state came in contact with the 40-year-old Liberian who died of Ebola virus in Lagos.Idris told journalists on Monday in Lagos that the number consisted of 44 health care workers and 15 others at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos. “So far, 59 contacts have been registered, consisting 44 hospital ...

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Press scream female bombers in Kano, Ebola virus, breaking of doctors’ strike

Serial bombing of Kano by female suicide groups of Boko Haram, placement of 59 persons on medical watch list over Ebola virus, and the feared military intervention in hospitals over of doctors' strike, dominated the Nigerian newspapers on Tuesday.The Guardian reported that tragedy overshadowed festivities marking the end of Ramadan in Kano on Monday as two female suicide bombers blew themselves up, killing ...

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Huge fire broke out in oil tanks in Tripoli

Libyan authorities have appealed to all belligerent factions to immediately stop the exchange of fire which has sparked a huge blaze at the second tank of the airport depot. The government affirmed in its statement that the outbreak of fire in the second tank might cause a serious damage either to population or environment. Tripoli security Chief Colonel Mohamed Swissi told Libya news agency that the fire ...

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Morocco to celebrate Eid El Fitr Tuesday

The Eid Al Fitr celebration, marking the end of the islam's holy month of Ramadan, will be celebrated Tuesday in Morocco, official sources told APA.A statement issued by the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs, said the lunar crescent was not seen Sunday evening and as such the month of Ramadan will complete its 30th day on Chaoual 1st, 1435 of the Hegira which corresponds to Tuesday 29 July ...

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SA metal industry strike ends

The nearly one month-long wage strike by workers in the metal and engineering sector who are affiliated to the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa), ended Monday.Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim said the union had decided to accept the 10 percent pay increase offered by employers and that workers were expected to return to work Tuesday. About 220 000 workers in the metal and engineering ...

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Female Boko Haram bomber linked to Kano disaster

Nigerian police on Monday confirmed the death of three people and scores injured at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Mega Station in Kano, after a the ancient city was hit by terrorists on Sunday.The explosion is alleged to have been carried out by a female suicide bomber belonging to the Boko Haram insurgents. She ha queued up among women pretending to be purchasing kerosene. The police ...

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Malawi to host health financing Summit

Malawi's Ministry of Health will organised a two-day national heHealth financing summit from July 30 to 31st to showcase evidence of costs associated with health and available resources.Secretary for health Chris Kang'ombe said Monday in the capital Lilongwe, that summit will look at possible ways in which to better address the health needs of the nation. "The participants will discuss the resources gaps and ...

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