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Japan Gives Seychelles $ 7.1 Million To Support Maritime Security

Japan Gives Seychelles $ 7.1 Million To Support Maritime Security

Seychelles will receive a grant of $ 7.1 million (SCR100 million) to support its marine security efforts from the Japanese government, State House said on Saturday. The President of Seychelles, Danny Faure, held bilateral discussions with the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe on Saturday morning. In thanking the Japanese Prime Minister, Faure said, “To complement […]

KAIPTC’s Women, Peace and Security Institute Supports The Ghana Police Service With A Gender Policy

KAIPTC’s Women, Peace and Security Institute Supports The Ghana Police Service With A Gender Policy

As part of efforts to enhance policing in Ghana, the Women, Peace and Security Institute (WPSI) of the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) has been engaged by the Accountability Rule of Law and Anticorruption Programme (ARAP), a European Union-funded programme in Ghana, to assist in the development a Gender Policy for the Ghana […]

#AW Gist : Just Us Girls

#AW Gist : Just Us Girls

It is no news that there are lots of crazy things going on this world affecting women and girls. It is no news that Nigeria is hasn’t done much for the safety of young women and girls. I am even tired of screaming that there are grounds to cover, there are lots of things to […]

Government Orders Closure Of Nigeria’s Borders From 12 Noon Friday

Government  Orders Closure Of Nigeria’s Borders From 12 Noon Friday

The federal government has ordered the shut down of all land borders from noon on Friday to noon on Sunday. This order was contained in a statement by the Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, on behalf of the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau. “Further to the presidential election taking place on February […]

The ‘Anxiety’ Over Traffic Robbery In Lagos

The ‘Anxiety’ Over Traffic Robbery In Lagos

The Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, is winding down his administration of Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital city with six months left in the four-year cycle. Happenings and developments around the city, especially on security, give a bold statement – Governor Ambode is racing against time in a tall order to finish strong.   It was […]

Ethiopia Arrests Ex-head Of Army Firm As Crackdown Targets Security Services

Ethiopia Arrests Ex-head Of Army Firm As Crackdown Targets Security Services

Kinfe Dagnew, a Brigadier General in Ethiopia’s army and former chief executive of METEC, was taken into custody close to the border with Sudan and Eritrea, state-run broadcaster EBC said. State media broadcast footage showing Kinfe surrounded by a ring of soldiers and later images of him in handcuffs arriving by military helicopter in the […]

Nairobi Bar Owner Found Guilty of Murdering Woman Who Declined Night Out

Nairobi Bar Owner Found Guilty of Murdering Woman Who Declined Night Out

A Nairobi bar owner, who shot dead a 27-year-old woman for declining to join him for a night out, has been found guilty of murder. Mr Erastus Ngura Odhiambo alias Baba Billy was convicted by Lady Justice Stellah Mutuku on Thursday. Mr Odhiambo was found guilty of shooting dead Linda Wanjiku Irungu in the wee […]

Uganda’s President, Police Vow Crackdown After Killing of MP

Uganda’s President, Police Vow Crackdown After Killing of MP

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and the country’s police chief have vowed a crackdown on crime after a ruling-party lawmaker was shot dead last week by men on motorbikes. At the funeral on Monday of MP Ibrahim Abiriga, Museveni said the government would ban motorcycle riders from wearing hooded jackets. The men who shot the lawmaker […]

Liberia Joins African Union Peace and Security Council

Liberia Joins African Union Peace and Security Council

The African Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC) on Monday, March 26, inducted Liberia as member of the Peace and Security Council (PSC) for a two-year term. Liberia was elected to the Council during the 30th Ordinary Session of the African Union, which convened in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in January 2018. This is the first […]

Bandits Kill 63 In Zamfara

Bandits Kill 63 In Zamfara

No fewer than 63 people were reportedly killed in two separate attacks launched by unidentified gunmen believed to be cattle rustlers on Bawar Daji village of Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara State.   THISDAY gathered that the incident occurred on Wednesday when members of the vigilante from the affected village converged to hold a […]

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