JAMB – ‘How We Wrote UTME At Midnight in Abuja’

[Daily Trust] Some candidates writing the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) sat for the exam at midnight on Monday at certain Computer Based Testing centres in Abuja.

[Daily Trust] Some candidates writing the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) sat for the exam at midnight on Monday at certain Computer Based Testing centres in Abuja.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UN – As Many As 100 Killed in CAR Fighting

[Al Jazeera] As many as 100 people were killed last week in militia violence in southern Central African Republic, the United Nations has said, expressing “grave alarm” over the spread of fighting fuelled by ethnic and religious rivalries.

[Al Jazeera] As many as 100 people were killed last week in militia violence in southern Central African Republic, the United Nations has said, expressing "grave alarm" over the spread of fighting fuelled by ethnic and religious rivalries.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Mary Broh for Vice President?

[Observer] The popular workaholic (person with a compulsive need to work) in the Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Administration, Mary T. Broh, has surfaced in the public domain as a favorite to be considered for the vice presidential position on the ticket of an…

[Observer] The popular workaholic (person with a compulsive need to work) in the Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Administration, Mary T. Broh, has surfaced in the public domain as a favorite to be considered for the vice presidential position on the ticket of any political party.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Put Liberia First Business Campaign’ Launched

[Observer] The Liberian Business Association (LIBA-Liberia) and the United States chapter of the Liberian Business Association (LIBA-USA) have pre-launched a new business idea, “Put Liberia First Campaign,” to encourage Liberian-owned business entrepre…

[Observer] The Liberian Business Association (LIBA-Liberia) and the United States chapter of the Liberian Business Association (LIBA-USA) have pre-launched a new business idea, "Put Liberia First Campaign," to encourage Liberian-owned business entrepreneurs to support each other.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberians, Other W-Africans to Lose U.S. Immigration Status

[Observer] Hundreds of Africans including Liberians living in the northern U.S. state of Minnesota are about to lose their temporary immigrant status, the Voice of America (VOA) has reported.

[Observer] Hundreds of Africans including Liberians living in the northern U.S. state of Minnesota are about to lose their temporary immigrant status, the Voice of America (VOA) has reported.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

One in Three Girls Sexually Abused Before Age 25

[New Zimbabwe] ONE in every three girls in Zimbabwe is sexually abused before they reach the age of 25 and there is need for awareness raising among diverse communities on the dangers of child sexual abuse, an official with the Swedish Embassy in Harar…

[New Zimbabwe] ONE in every three girls in Zimbabwe is sexually abused before they reach the age of 25 and there is need for awareness raising among diverse communities on the dangers of child sexual abuse, an official with the Swedish Embassy in Harare said Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Congo Militia Storms Prison, Frees Self-Styled Prophet Leader

[Deutsche Welle] Gunmen tied to a Christian sect have attacked a DRC prison, freeing their guru and dozens of prisoners. Some reports suggest hundreds or thousands of prisoners may have fled.

[Deutsche Welle] Gunmen tied to a Christian sect have attacked a DRC prison, freeing their guru and dozens of prisoners. Some reports suggest hundreds or thousands of prisoners may have fled.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Ethiopian Airlines to Start Flights to Chengdu of China

[Focac] Addis Ababa -Ethiopia’s state owned air carrier Ethiopian Airlines (ET) is to start flights to Chengdu, the capital of China’s southwest Sichuan province, on May 22, adding its roster of destinations to the world’s most populous nation to five.

[Focac] Addis Ababa -Ethiopia's state owned air carrier Ethiopian Airlines (ET) is to start flights to Chengdu, the capital of China's southwest Sichuan province, on May 22, adding its roster of destinations to the world's most populous nation to five.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Academic Excellence At HSC Level Is Only the Beginning of the Journey, President Gurib-Fakim Says

[Government of Mauritius] One should embark on an adventure of faith confronting risks and challenges and academic excellence at Higher School Certificate (HSC) level is the beginning of the journey not the end. This statement was made yesterday by the…

[Government of Mauritius] One should embark on an adventure of faith confronting risks and challenges and academic excellence at Higher School Certificate (HSC) level is the beginning of the journey not the end. This statement was made yesterday by the President of the Republic, Dr Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, at a reception held in honour of the 2016 HSC Laureates at the State House in Reduit in the presence of the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Econ

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Ogun CP Vows to Arrest Killers of Family of 6

[Vanguard] Abeokuta -The Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu has vowed that the command would deploy all its arsenal towards ensuring that the killers of a Muslim cleric, Sheikh Abdulsalam Yusuf, his wife and four children were arrested.

[Vanguard] Abeokuta -The Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu has vowed that the command would deploy all its arsenal towards ensuring that the killers of a Muslim cleric, Sheikh Abdulsalam Yusuf, his wife and four children were arrested.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria