Activist Asks Osinbajo to Probe Killings of IPOB Members

[Guardian] Enugu -A rights activist, Ms. Patricia Ozonu has asked Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo to investigate the alleged killing of 11 members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) during a demonstration in Port Harcourt.

[Guardian] Enugu -A rights activist, Ms. Patricia Ozonu has asked Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo to investigate the alleged killing of 11 members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) during a demonstration in Port Harcourt.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Germany – 12,000 Nigerian Asylum Seekers Risk Deportation

[Daily Trust] More than 12,000 Nigerians seeking asylum in Germany are likely to be deported in 2018 as they will be denied asylum status, a German official confirmed on Tuesday in Abuja.

[Daily Trust] More than 12,000 Nigerians seeking asylum in Germany are likely to be deported in 2018 as they will be denied asylum status, a German official confirmed on Tuesday in Abuja.

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Meet the Sakalava Ethnic Group

[This is Africa] The Sakalava people also known by the translation of their name as people of the long valleys are one of the ethnic groups in Madagascar and constitute about 6.2% of the population. Known as semi-nomadic pastoralists they are also know…

[This is Africa] The Sakalava people also known by the translation of their name as people of the long valleys are one of the ethnic groups in Madagascar and constitute about 6.2% of the population. Known as semi-nomadic pastoralists they are also known for growing rice. They are located in the Western and North Western region of Madagascar.

source: AllAfrica News: Madagascar

Court Orders Doctor’s Arrest

[The Herald] There was drama at Gwanda Regional Court yesterday after a doctor who was supposed to testify in a rape case was arrested and sentenced to 30 days in prison or a fine of $20 for attending court late. Dr Lovemore Mbundinga, stationed at Map…

[The Herald] There was drama at Gwanda Regional Court yesterday after a doctor who was supposed to testify in a rape case was arrested and sentenced to 30 days in prison or a fine of $20 for attending court late. Dr Lovemore Mbundinga, stationed at Maphisa District Hospital, was supposed to testify in the case of a female Zanu-PF Central Committee member from Matabeleland South, who claimed she was raped in November last year.

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U.S. Envoy Raps Trump Ban

[The Herald] United States ambassador Mr Harry Thomas Jnr has said some people are now questioning his country’s claim to morality and what it preaches to the world after recently inaugurated president Donald Trump restricted immigrants from seven Musl…

[The Herald] United States ambassador Mr Harry Thomas Jnr has said some people are now questioning his country's claim to morality and what it preaches to the world after recently inaugurated president Donald Trump restricted immigrants from seven Muslim countries. Mr Thomas Jnr was speaking last week in Harare, while addressing guests to a reception to mark the administrative transition from the Barack Obama to the Trump administration.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Opens Information Website Ahead Closure of Abuja Airport

[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal Ministry of Transportation has opened a portal (website) dedicated to providing information to the public during the closure of the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja.

[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal Ministry of Transportation has opened a portal (website) dedicated to providing information to the public during the closure of the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja.

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