Is Nigeria a Failing State?

[Premium Times] This year, for the second time in a row, Nigeria is ranked the thirteenth least stable country in the world. The 2017 Fragile States Index (FSI), launched May 15, gave Nigeria a total score of 101.6 out of a possible 120. Individual FSI…

[Premium Times] This year, for the second time in a row, Nigeria is ranked the thirteenth least stable country in the world. The 2017 Fragile States Index (FSI), launched May 15, gave Nigeria a total score of 101.6 out of a possible 120. Individual FSI score is usually any number from zero to ten that depicts the intensity of the pressure exerted by each of twelve social, economic and political indicators on conditions within each of the countries on the Index. The higher a country's total score, the more fragile it is. O

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Common Robbery – Ohrigstad

[SAPS] The management of the South African Police Service in Limpopo Province condemns in the strongest possible terms the latest attack on a police constable who was, in the process of this attack, also robbed of his service pistol. The member was tod…

[SAPS] The management of the South African Police Service in Limpopo Province condemns in the strongest possible terms the latest attack on a police constable who was, in the process of this attack, also robbed of his service pistol. The member was today 2017-05-29 accosted by thugs whilst attending to a complaint of theft of a motor vehicle.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Proteas Take Positive Steps in Right Direction

[News24Wire] Proteas head coach Russell Domingo feels his squad is headed in the right direction following their seven-wicket win against England in the third one-day international (ODI) at Lord’s in London on Monday.

[News24Wire] Proteas head coach Russell Domingo feels his squad is headed in the right direction following their seven-wicket win against England in the third one-day international (ODI) at Lord's in London on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Galmudug Signs New Peace Deal With Puntland

[Dalsan Radio] Newly inaugurated President of Galmuduug region Ahmed Duale Haaf and his counterpart from Puntland Abdiweli Gaas habe signed a peace deal to see an end to ongoing armed conflict over disputed border.

[Dalsan Radio] Newly inaugurated President of Galmuduug region Ahmed Duale Haaf and his counterpart from Puntland Abdiweli Gaas habe signed a peace deal to see an end to ongoing armed conflict over disputed border.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Idi Amin Loses MP Seat

[Monitor] Kibanda North Member of Parliament Taban Idi Amin Tampo has lost his seat after the Court of Appeal ruled in favor of his opponent.

[Monitor] Kibanda North Member of Parliament Taban Idi Amin Tampo has lost his seat after the Court of Appeal ruled in favor of his opponent.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kofi Annan Peacekeeping Center Trains 133 Liberian Police Officers

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -One hundred and thirty three Police officers, ranging from Superintendents of Police to Deputy Commissioners of Police have completed a Senior Level Management Training Course offered by the Kofi Annan International Peacekee…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -One hundred and thirty three Police officers, ranging from Superintendents of Police to Deputy Commissioners of Police have completed a Senior Level Management Training Course offered by the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre based in Ghana, as a part of a capacity building program initiated by the leadership of the Liberia National Police in the wake of the drawdown of the United Nation Mission here in Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

CDC Representative Aspirant Facing Double Criminal Lawsuits

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -General and presidential elections are about five months away and the number of individuals aspiring for elective positions have increased to the extent that some electoral districts have up to 20 aspirants all vying for a s…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -General and presidential elections are about five months away and the number of individuals aspiring for elective positions have increased to the extent that some electoral districts have up to 20 aspirants all vying for a single seat.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia