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 ...

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

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 ...

President Jonathan launches Great Green Wall, afforestation project

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 ...

Egypt beefs up security ahead of 28 November protests

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 ...

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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Liberia: US-run Ebola hospital discharges first patients

The U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps has announced that two patients, both Liberian healthcare workers who recovered from the Ebola virus disease, have been released from the Monrovia Medical Unit (MMU).Stanley Sayonkon, a 42-year-old nurse and Mark Tate, a 43-year-old clinic records specialist, were admitted to the MMU, a 25-bed field hospital constructed by the U.S. Department of ...

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Egypt: Committee says police acted legally in dispersal of Raba sit-in

A fact-finding committee formed by former interim president Adly Mansour concluded on Wednesday that police acted legally when they used force to disperse sit-ins loyal to deposed president Mohamed Morsy in 2013.Judicial officials tasked with preparing a report on the incidents of violence that followed the ouster of Morsy said police acted legally when they used "gradual force" against protesters at Rabaa ...

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Gambia to criminalise violence in sport

The Gambia will introduce laws that would criminalize violence in sport, said Alieu K. Jammeh, Minister of Youth and Sports. The Point newspaper on Wednesday reported that Alieu K. Jammeh told reporters, during the opening of the country's super football competition, that violence in sports would not be tolerated. “We are not going to entertain any hindrance or disturbance during games, much more talking ...

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