Female Lawyers Urged to Pursue Gender Disparity Bill in National Assembly

[Daily Trust] A lecturer at the just concluded Africa Regional Conference of the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) in Nigeria has urged female lawyers to re-present the Gender Disparity Bill to the National Assembly.

[Daily Trust] A lecturer at the just concluded Africa Regional Conference of the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) in Nigeria has urged female lawyers to re-present the Gender Disparity Bill to the National Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigerian Army Announces Dedicated Phone Lines for South East Operation

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Army on Tuesday gave dedicated telephone lines for the general public to call for any information or request for help during the ongoing Exercise Python Dance in the South East.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Army on Tuesday gave dedicated telephone lines for the general public to call for any information or request for help during the ongoing Exercise Python Dance in the South East.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

State Dept – No Visas From Fake Embassy in Ghana Used to Enter Us

[News24Wire] The US State Department has reportedly said that no one entered the United States on visas issued by a fake US embassy that operated for a decade in Accra, Ghana. According to Voice of America, the state department said that those who paid…

[News24Wire] The US State Department has reportedly said that no one entered the United States on visas issued by a fake US embassy that operated for a decade in Accra, Ghana. According to Voice of America, the state department said that those who paid thousands of dollars for the documents were "conned"

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

French Foreign Minister Calls for RFI Correspondent’s Release

[RFI] French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has appealed to Cameroon to release RFI’s Hausa-language correspondent Ahmed Abba, who has been in prison there for more than 16 months without being convicted. Abba was to appear before judges fo…

[RFI] French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has appealed to Cameroon to release RFI's Hausa-language correspondent Ahmed Abba, who has been in prison there for more than 16 months without being convicted. Abba was to appear before judges for the ninth time on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Police Arrest Alleged Killers of Strategist Employed by Aliko Dangote

[Guardian] Operatives of the Inspector General of Police’ (IGP) Intelligence Response Team have arrested suspected kidnappers, who allegedly murdered a senior strategist with Dangote Industries Limited, Istifanus Bello Gurama.

[Guardian] Operatives of the Inspector General of Police' (IGP) Intelligence Response Team have arrested suspected kidnappers, who allegedly murdered a senior strategist with Dangote Industries Limited, Istifanus Bello Gurama.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

People Near Ntahangwa River Are moving Since the start of Rainy Season

[Iwacu] Seven families in Mugoboka quarter; located in South Mutanga, another one in Kigobe quarter in GIHOSHA zone, all of them located in Bujumbura , have already left their homes due to the fear of being taken by Ntahangwa river.

[Iwacu] Seven families in Mugoboka quarter; located in South Mutanga, another one in Kigobe quarter in GIHOSHA zone, all of them located in Bujumbura , have already left their homes due to the fear of being taken by Ntahangwa river.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Impunity Fosters Corruption in Burundi, Watchdog Says

[Iwacu] “We should move from speeches by political leaders and sensitization campaigns to concrete actions to effectively fight corruption in Burundi. Awareness is still needed but it is not enough as the situation is becoming more and more alarming “,…

[Iwacu] "We should move from speeches by political leaders and sensitization campaigns to concrete actions to effectively fight corruption in Burundi. Awareness is still needed but it is not enough as the situation is becoming more and more alarming ", says Faustin Ndikumana, Chairman of the local NGO aiming at awakening conscience and changing Burundians' mentality-PARCEM,on the occasion of the week dedicated to the International Anti-Corruption Day that started on 5 December.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi