Kanu’s, Uwazuruike’s Travails and Tempo of Biafra Struggle

[Guardian] When Chief Ralph Uwazuruike founded the Movement for Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) to push for the independence of Biafra in 1999, many people, especially those of the Southeast region who have been complaining of margi…

[Guardian] When Chief Ralph Uwazuruike founded the Movement for Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) to push for the independence of Biafra in 1999, many people, especially those of the Southeast region who have been complaining of marginalization, saw it as a welcome development. Other parts of the country and the Federal Government however saw it as an affront.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

KZN Teacher’s Body Found in Storm Water Drain

[News24Wire] The body of a teacher who was swept away by flash floods on Sunday, was found in a storm water drain next to the R603 in Illovo, on Tuesday afternoon, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said.

[News24Wire] The body of a teacher who was swept away by flash floods on Sunday, was found in a storm water drain next to the R603 in Illovo, on Tuesday afternoon, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘500 People Killed’ in Kasai in Five Months

[Al Jazeera] More than 500 people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) central Kasai province in the past five months, according to police, in an area that has seen fighting between security forces and members of a local armed g…

[Al Jazeera] More than 500 people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) central Kasai province in the past five months, according to police, in an area that has seen fighting between security forces and members of a local armed group.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Trial of Former Leader Blaise Compaore Adjourned

[Al Jazeera] The closely-watched and long-delayed trial of Blaise Compaore, Burkina Faso’s former president, and members of his cabinet has been adjourned for a month after his lawyers claimed that he would not receive a fair hearing.

[Al Jazeera] The closely-watched and long-delayed trial of Blaise Compaore, Burkina Faso's former president, and members of his cabinet has been adjourned for a month after his lawyers claimed that he would not receive a fair hearing.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

Akwa-Ibom Speaker Seeks Media Synergy for Devt Agenda

[Vanguard] Uyo–SPEAKER of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Mr. Onofiok Luke, has stressed the importance of stepping up the synergy between legislators and media practitioners towards achieving the sustainable development agenda of the state governm…

[Vanguard] Uyo--SPEAKER of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Mr. Onofiok Luke, has stressed the importance of stepping up the synergy between legislators and media practitioners towards achieving the sustainable development agenda of the state government.

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Edo SSG Assures On Sustainable Devt

[Vanguard] Secretary to the Edo State Government, Mr. Osarodion Ogie, has assured the people of the state of better things to come, saying that the Godwin Obaseki-led administration in the last six months, has already laid the template for sustainable …

[Vanguard] Secretary to the Edo State Government, Mr. Osarodion Ogie, has assured the people of the state of better things to come, saying that the Godwin Obaseki-led administration in the last six months, has already laid the template for sustainable development.

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Ebola – Medical Association Urges Govt to Step Up Surveillance At Borders

[Vanguard] Lagos -Following the recent outbreak of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo, the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, yesterday, called on the Federal Government to step up surveillance and strengthen response team across the borders and oth…

[Vanguard] Lagos -Following the recent outbreak of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo, the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, yesterday, called on the Federal Government to step up surveillance and strengthen response team across the borders and other national routes of entry into the country.

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70 Percent of Nigerians in Rural Areas Lack Access to Quality Medicines

[Vanguard] Nigerian pharmaceutical manufacturers say 70 per cent of Nigerians living in the hinterlands have no access to quality medicines, blaming the development on the limited number of manufacturers and other stakeholders in the rural areas.

[Vanguard] Nigerian pharmaceutical manufacturers say 70 per cent of Nigerians living in the hinterlands have no access to quality medicines, blaming the development on the limited number of manufacturers and other stakeholders in the rural areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria