Gambians scold state over national identity cards

Gambians scold state over national identity cards

The Gambian Immigration Department (GID) has reportedly not issued cards to many citizens after having paid for them since over a year, sources said Saturday.Immigration department ...

Nigeria:14 more girls escape from Boko Haram – official

Nigeria:14 more girls escape from Boko Haram – official

The Borno State Commissioner for Education, Inuwa Kubo, has said that 14 more students of Government Secondary School, Chibok, have escaped from the Boko Haram abductors.Nigeria's ...

Press harp controversy on abducted girls, herdsmen, moribund CCTV cameras

Press harp controversy on abducted girls, herdsmen, moribund CCTV cameras

The military's insistence on making progress in the search for abducted secondary school girls, the escape of 14 more from abductors, deaths in herdsmen's feud, the controversial ...

Namibian police probe death of Zimbabwean woman

Namibian police probe death of Zimbabwean woman

Namibian police are investigating the death of a Zimbabwean woman whose body was discovered this week along the highway linking the capital Windhoek and Okahandja, the state-run ...

Sudan’s media highlights Bashir quoting West’s appeal for reunion

Sudan’s media highlights Bashir quoting West’s appeal for reunion

Alyoum Altaly (Arabic) newspaper on Saturday quoted President Omer Hassan Al-Bashir saying that several Western countries have apologized for pushing for South Sudan's independence ...

ISESCO committee to convene Rabat meeting

ISESCO committee to convene Rabat meeting

The Financial Control Committee (FCC) of the ISESCO Executive Council, will convene its annual meeting at its headquarters, in Rabat, Morocco on April 21. In a statement on Friday, ...

58 dead in attack on UN base in S/Sudan

58 dead in attack on UN base in S/Sudan

The attack on a UN base hosting civilians in South Sudan on Thursday has left 58 people dead and more than 100 wounded, UN sources told APA on Friday.According to the UN, the dead ...

Gambians scold state over national identity cards

The Gambian Immigration Department (GID) has reportedly not issued cards to many citizens after having paid for them since over a year, sources said Saturday.Immigration department officials told APA that the situation was due to the financial hardship the country was facing. But the Majority leader of the National Assembly Hon. Fabakary Tombong Jatta, has blamed the issue on a faulty machine which was being ...

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Nigeria:14 more girls escape from Boko Haram – official

The Borno State Commissioner for Education, Inuwa Kubo, has said that 14 more students of Government Secondary School, Chibok, have escaped from the Boko Haram abductors.Nigeria's Punch newspaper report said on Saturday that the commissioner said on Friday in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital in northern Nigeria that out of this number, three are currently with him at Government Girls' Secondary School, ...

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Press harp controversy on abducted girls, herdsmen, moribund CCTV cameras

The military's insistence on making progress in the search for abducted secondary school girls, the escape of 14 more from abductors, deaths in herdsmen's feud, the controversial CCTV cameras in Abuja led newspapers stories in Nigeria on Saturday.The Guardian reported that though there there been no cheering news concerning the whereabouts and state of health the children abducted from their school in ...

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Namibian police probe death of Zimbabwean woman

Namibian police are investigating the death of a Zimbabwean woman whose body was discovered this week along the highway linking the capital Windhoek and Okahandja, the state-run Namibian Press Agency (Nampa) reported Saturday.Namibian Police (Nampol) deputy commissioner Sylvanus Nghishidimbwa told the state-run news agency that law enforcement agents suspected that the unnamed 43-year-old woman was killed by ...

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Sudan’s media highlights Bashir quoting West’s appeal for reunion

Alyoum Altaly (Arabic) newspaper on Saturday quoted President Omer Hassan Al-Bashir saying that several Western countries have apologized for pushing for South Sudan's independence and urged Khartoum to reunite with the newborn state.Bashir, who addressed a meeting of ruling party's pastoralists and farmers' secretariat, said that Sudan's enemies who supported secession of the south in order to destroy the ...

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ISESCO committee to convene Rabat meeting

The Financial Control Committee (FCC) of the ISESCO Executive Council, will convene its annual meeting at its headquarters, in Rabat, Morocco on April 21. In a statement on Friday, the meeting will examine the Director General's Financial Report, the closing accounts, and the report of ISESCO's audit company for 2013. The members of the FCC include representatives of the member countries of Bahrain, Burkina ...

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58 dead in attack on UN base in S/Sudan

The attack on a UN base hosting civilians in South Sudan on Thursday has left 58 people dead and more than 100 wounded, UN sources told APA on Friday.According to the UN, the dead include 48 refugees and ten of the attackers. The UN fears that the death toll from this attack may still rise in view of life-threatening injuries to other victims. Since the outbreak of conflict last December, civilians had taken ...

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S/Sudan: Dozens killed in Bentiu clashes

Hundreds of Sudanese resident traders in South Sudan have been reportedly killed during clashes between government troops and rebels in South Sudan's key oil town of Bentiu. Eyewitnesses fleeing the area told APA on Friday that hundreds of Sudanese traders are unaccounted for and feared dead after rebel forces overran the town. They claimed to have witnessed incidents of forced disappearances and mass ...

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W/Bank provides $500m to fight Nigeria erosion

The World Bank has released $500 million as intervention fund for five environmental and gully erosion sites projects in Cross River, South-South Nigeria.The Senior Environmental Specialist, World Bank and Team Leader, Nigerian Environmental and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), Dr Amos Abu, said on Friday that the fund had been released for the implementation of the projects. Abu said as practiced in ...

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Kenyan VP Ruto’s trial: ICC invites witnesses

Witnesses have been invited by the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague to testify in the trial of Kenya's Vice-President William Ruto.In a statement the ICC said that witnesses are being encouraged to step forward adding that the Kenyan government should live by its obligation to meet the ICC subpoenas by submitting the eight witnesses identified for the case. In Thursday's statement, the ICC ...

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