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Aleppo Evacuation Delayed – Rebels Blame Iran

Aleppo Evacuation Delayed – Rebels Blame Iran

The evacuation of rebel-held eastern Aleppo due to start at dawn was delayed, perhaps until Thursday, with an opposition official blaming Iran and its Shi’ite militias allied to President Bashar al-Assad for the hold-up. A ceasefire agreement brokered by Russia, Assad’s most powerful ally, and Turkey ended years of fighting in the city and has […]

Malawi: Conflict Over Child Maintenance On The Rise

Malawi: Conflict Over Child Maintenance On The Rise

Malawi courts are getting an increase in the number of women dragging their husbands over the upkeep of children, it has been reported. The increase in the number of maintenance cases has been attributed to a number of factors among them lack of responsibility by men who abandon their families, the general economic situation and […]

TY Danjuma Foundation, ACCIF Train 55 IDPs In Welding, Tailoring

TY Danjuma Foundation, ACCIF Train 55 IDPs In Welding, Tailoring

As part of efforts to ensure a better life for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), in the North East, the TY Danjuma Foundation and the All Children Charity International Foundation, ACCIF have trained 55 IDPs in welding, tailoring and shoe-making. Speaking at the graduation and handover of equipment ceremony, the finance and admin manager, TY […]

Rape Victim Forgives ‘Drunk’ Rapists

Rape Victim Forgives ‘Drunk’ Rapists

A 20-YEAR-OLD Plumtree rape victim has withdrawn charges against two men who allegedly took turns to attack her saying she had forgiven them as they committed the crime while under the influence of alcohol. The woman allegedly met Itai Johanes (23) and Simbarashe Chingori (32) outside a bar in Plumtree at around 3am and they […]

Kano Govt Donates N500m To Victims Of Sabon Gari Market Inferno

Kano Govt Donates N500m To Victims Of Sabon Gari Market Inferno

Kano state government has donated N500 million as assistance to victims of the fire outbreak that occurred early this year, at Sabon Gari market, in the state capital, the state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has disclosed. He made this known in a speech during the signing of an agreement between the state government and […]

Zimbabwe: Teachers Livid As Pay Due After Xmas, Say Government Has Postposed Holiday

Zimbabwe: Teachers Livid As Pay Due After Xmas, Say Government Has Postposed Holiday

Government has released pay dates for civil servants with the teachers and others set be paid from December 28 onwards. According to the notice, only the soldiers, police officers, nurses and prison officers will receive their salaries before Christmas on December 21. Teachers will receive their salaries three days after the Christmas while the rest […]

Copa Lagos 2016: Ambode Restates Commitment To Sports

Copa Lagos 2016: Ambode Restates Commitment To Sports

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Sunday, reaffirmed the commitment of his administration to encourage sports, saying the numerous world-class sporting events taking place in the state clearly indicate that the state is the next destination for sports on the continent. Fielding questions from journalists at the opening ceremony of the 6th Edition of […]

Group Raises Concern Over Frequent Rape

Group Raises Concern Over Frequent Rape

A coalition group, “the civil Society Action Coalition on Education for All” (CSACEFA), Delta State Chapter, has raised concern over the alleged frequent rape and violence against Women/Girls across the state. While alleging 261 rape/violence cases against women/girls in the past eight months, the group state secretary, Mrs. Augusta Keneboh however sought effective media collaboration […]

Malawi: Muluzi’s Daughter Killed By Lightning Strike

Malawi: Muluzi’s Daughter Killed By Lightning Strike

First born daughter to former president Bakili Muluzi, Mrs Esme Muluzi-Malisita has been killed by lightning while at her farm at Mpemba in Blantyre, a relation Dr Ishamel Chioko has confirmed. Muluzi-Malisita died when lightning struck her and a friend Hazel Busile while the two were helping out in fertiliser application at a garden in […]

Another Lt.Col Has Been Killed Again

Another Lt.Col Has Been Killed Again

Another senior Nigerian Army officer has been killed by suspected Boko Haram militants. The officer, O. Umusu, a Lieutenant Colonel and Commanding Officer, 118 Task Force Battalion in Borno State, was killed alongside his security details, by an Improvised Explosive Device in an ambush Monday evening. Military insiders said the officer and his men were […]