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Ikorodu killings: Nigerians Have Lost Trust In Police — CP

Ikorodu killings: Nigerians Have Lost Trust In Police — CP

Apparently worried over the continued invasion of Lagos and Ogun community by unknown gunmen, Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Fatai Owoseni said residents have lost trust in the country’s police formation. Ikorodu killingsOwoseni expressed his concern at the at the City Hall, Lagos, venue of the 2016 Stakeholders Forum organised by the Office of […]

Tanzania: Tough Times for Girl ‘Spoilers’

Tanzania: Tough Times for Girl ‘Spoilers’

Dodoma — Union legislators passed a Written Laws Miscellaneous Act (no2) of 2016 that will, among other measures, see that people who will end the road to education for primary and secondary school girls — either by marrying them or impregnating them — are severely punished. Most MPs who debated the bill before endorsing it […]

Uganda: 78-Year-Old Man Arrested for Marrying 13-Year-Old Girl

Uganda: 78-Year-Old Man Arrested for Marrying 13-Year-Old Girl

Police in Amudat district in Karamoja sub region in the north eastern Uganda has arrested a 78-year-old man for marrying a 13-year-old girl. Mr Lowuse Angatemong who is married to three other women was arrested on Sunday after paying 40 heads of cattle to the father of the teenage girl. They are all residents of […]

Four in Every 10 Kenyan Workers Under-Qualified, Says World Bank

Four in Every 10 Kenyan Workers Under-Qualified, Says World Bank

Four in every 10 Kenyan workers are under-qualified for their jobs, a research by the World Bank shows, underlining the effects of discrimination and corruption in the job market. The research found that only 30 per cent of workers had skills matching their jobs, with another 30 per cent said to be over-qualified for their […]

Istanbul airport attack: 36 dead, 147 injured, Turkish Officials say

Istanbul airport attack: 36 dead, 147 injured, Turkish Officials say

Gunshots, screams and explosions pierced the air Tuesday as three terrorists armed with bombs and guns killed at least 36 people at Istanbul Ataturk Airport in Turkey. Witnesses described deadly carnage and crowds in a panic as the attackers struck one of the world’s busiest airports. At least 36 people were killed, Turkish Prime Minister […]

Congo-Kinshasa: Government Launches Vaccination Campaign Against Yellow Fever

Congo-Kinshasa: Government Launches Vaccination Campaign Against Yellow Fever

The Democratic Republic of Congo says it will begin a campaign next month to vaccinate 11.6 million people against yellow fever after an epidemic was declared in the capital. Health Minister Felix Kabange said the campaign will begin July 20 and will aim to vaccinate everyone in the capital of Kinshasa except children under nine […]

I Remain Abia Governor, Says Ikpeazu as Court Removes Him

I Remain Abia Governor, Says Ikpeazu as Court Removes Him

Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has assured the people of his state that he remains their governor and shall appeal the Federal High Court ruling, which yesterday set aside his election citing his non-qualification to contest the 2015 governorship election for tax evasion as reason for his sack. Justice Okon Abang of the Federal […]

State Won’t Reverse Stand Against Gay Marriage

State Won’t Reverse Stand Against Gay Marriage

The government will stand firm on its decision against gay marriage in the country and all other acts which are against the constitution and traditions. The Deputy Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Constitutional Affairs and Justice, Mr Amon Mpanju, made the remarks in Dar es Salaam yesterday at the Second Universal Periodic Review Recommendations- […]

AfDB to Improve Performance, Development Impact Under New Development and Business Delivery Model

AfDB to Improve Performance, Development Impact Under New Development and Business Delivery Model

The African Development Bank is formally launched on a new path to deliver development impact for the people of Africa. On Friday, April 22, 2016, it reached a major milestone, with the approval by the Bank’s Board of Directors of the institution’s new Development and Business Delivery Model (DBDM). On Wednesday June 22, 2016, the […]

Where Human Trafficking and Human Smuggling Meet Today

Where Human Trafficking and Human Smuggling Meet Today

It is expedient that when a situation is being curbed, it moves ahead and tells the story of how it began, the strategy being used and those who are most likely vulnerable to the fall. This is the world pictured through the eyes of mexico. It is important that we know something new about the […]