‘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.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

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.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

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.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

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

Abia Governor Tussle – S-Court to Hear Ikpeazu, Nwosu Suit May 22

[Vanguard] The Supreme Court has fixed May 22, 2017, to hear a tax forgery suit filed against Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Imo State by a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state, Sir Friday Nwosu.

[Vanguard] The Supreme Court has fixed May 22, 2017, to hear a tax forgery suit filed against Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Imo State by a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state, Sir Friday Nwosu.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Can Restructuring Still Save Nigeria?

[Vanguard] A FREELANCE American journalist, Brian Hall, was one of the last outsiders permitted to freely take a tour of Yugoslavia during the final days of its existence. From early May to mid-September 1991, he interacted with members of the various …

[Vanguard] A FREELANCE American journalist, Brian Hall, was one of the last outsiders permitted to freely take a tour of Yugoslavia during the final days of its existence. From early May to mid-September 1991, he interacted with members of the various Balkan "tribes" in Zagreb, Belgrade, Sarajevo and points in between, taking notes of their comments on their history, prejudices, superstitions, fears, aspirations and opinions of other ethnic and national groups.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria