African ecological factors can be altered by current economic decisions-report

African ecological factors can be altered by current economic decisions-report

A new report released by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and African Development Bank (AfDB) has warned that African ecological factors can be fundamentally altered by economic and ...

Libya’s recognized premier escaped assassination attempt

Libya’s recognized premier escaped assassination attempt

The Prime Minister of the recognized government in east Libya Abdullah Teni escaped an assassination attempt Tuesday in the eastern city of Tobruk, official source said.A senior ...

Bones, clothing found in ‘Sankara’s grave

Bones, clothing found in ‘Sankara’s grave

Bones and pieces of clothing were found in Thomas Sankara's supposed grave, a source close to the Sankara family's lawyers told APA on Tuesday.Speaking online, Mr. Bénéwendé ...

WHO issues new Ebola warning

WHO issues new Ebola warning

The World Health Organisation has warned that despite some progress made in the crusade to contain the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, it could take longer than expected to banish ...

50, 000 tons of food aid dock at Port Sudan

50, 000 tons of food aid dock at Port Sudan

The World Food Program (WFP) has disclosed that some 50, 000 tons of food aid from the United States intended for Sudanese bracing for hunger due to famine have docked at Port Sudan ...

B/Haram attack in Borno leaves 43 killed

B/Haram attack in Borno leaves 43 killed

At least 43 people were killed in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno after Boko Haram militants attacked the town of Gubio, residents confirmed on Tuesday. According to the ...

Egypt: Rafah border opened for home-bound Palestinians

Egypt: Rafah border opened for home-bound Palestinians

Egypt on Tuesday temporarily opened the Rafah border crossing to allow the return of Palestinians to the Gaza Strip.Security authorities in Egypt said they were allowing ...

Malians march for peace in Bamako

Thousands of demonstrators stormed on Tuesday the streets of the Malian capital, Bamako to support the peace and national reconciliation agreement signed on 15 May between the government of Mali and some armed groups. Organized by some associations and civil society organizations, the march began at the Place de la Liberté (liberty square) and ended at the Monument de l'Indépendance (Independence Monument). ...

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Nigerian govt flags off distribution of clean stoves to rural women

The Nigerian government has flagged off the distribution of clean stoves to rural women across the country. Nigeria's Vice President Namadi Sambo, who launched the project on behalf of President Goodluck Jonathan, on Tuesday in Abuja, said that the stoves would go a long way in reducing desertification in the country. He said that the stoves would also boost job creation and reduce smoke related diseases ...

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African ecological factors can be altered by current economic decisions-report

A new report released by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and African Development Bank (AfDB) has warned that African ecological factors can be fundamentally altered by economic and development decisions.The report points out that as African sustains a growth trajectory of above 5 percent in the last two decades the narrative has now rightly begun to question the extent to which these efforts may impact the very ...

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Press focuses on return of President-elect from UK, oil subsidy crisis, others

Nigeria's President-elect's plan to ignore subsidy on petroleum products and his return from the UK to Nigeria, reduction in the number of ministers and fight against corruption are the leading stories in Nigerian newspapers on Wednesday.President-elect Muhammadu Buhari's interview, which suggested that he was confused when Nigerians talk about subsidy, may not continue with the programme excited the ...

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Libya’s recognized premier escaped assassination attempt

The Prime Minister of the recognized government in east Libya Abdullah Teni escaped an assassination attempt Tuesday in the eastern city of Tobruk, official source said.A senior government official said that the Prime Minister Theni escaped an assassination attempt while he was in his way to the airport. Head of information media in the east Arish told reporters that motorcade of Theni was attacked by gunmen ...

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Bones, clothing found in ‘Sankara’s grave

Bones and pieces of clothing were found in Thomas Sankara's supposed grave, a source close to the Sankara family's lawyers told APA on Tuesday.Speaking online, Mr. Bénéwendé Sankara, one of the lawyers said the alleged remains of Captain Thomas Sankara were exhumed on Tuesday, adding that “the experts found bones and bits of tissue.â€� “The exhumations are continuing…for the Captain, we of course found ...

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WHO issues new Ebola warning

The World Health Organisation has warned that despite some progress made in the crusade to contain the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, it could take longer than expected to banish the disease from the three countries most affected namely Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.In an announcement on Tuesday, WHO said a decrease in monetary resources was one of the reasons for this situation. Speaking to journalists ...

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50, 000 tons of food aid dock at Port Sudan

The World Food Program (WFP) has disclosed that some 50, 000 tons of food aid from the United States intended for Sudanese bracing for hunger due to famine have docked at Port Sudan on Tuesday. In a statement seen by the {African Press Agency}, the WFP said the relief food aid was carried by the US vessel Liberty Grace and arrived at the Sudanese port with 47 500 tons of Sudan's staple food sorghum. The US ...

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B/Haram attack in Borno leaves 43 killed

At least 43 people were killed in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno after Boko Haram militants attacked the town of Gubio, residents confirmed on Tuesday. According to the leader of a vigilante group in the area, the militants had occupied the town for five hours during which they took pot shots at residents and burned down people's homes and vehicles before withdrawing into the outskirts of the town. ...

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Egypt: Rafah border opened for home-bound Palestinians

Egypt on Tuesday temporarily opened the Rafah border crossing to allow the return of Palestinians to the Gaza Strip.Security authorities in Egypt said they were allowing Palestinians the chance to cross the border after it was closed in March. During this period, Palestinians are only allowed to leave Egypt but others stranded on the other side of the border have not been cleared to enter the North African ...

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