Nigeria Has Over Two Million Displaced Persons, Says UNHR Official

[Guardian] Makurdi -The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Angele Dikongue- Atangana has stated that the number of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Nigeria due to insurgency is 2.09 million.

[Guardian] Makurdi -The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Angele Dikongue- Atangana has stated that the number of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Nigeria due to insurgency is 2.09 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

MSF Concerned Over ‘Worsening’ Situation in the Country

[News24Wire] Humanitarian group, Doctors Without Borders (MSF), says the situation in the strife-torn Central African Republic is “worsening”, despite a new government that was voted into place early this year.

[News24Wire] Humanitarian group, Doctors Without Borders (MSF), says the situation in the strife-torn Central African Republic is "worsening", despite a new government that was voted into place early this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

‘Over 2,000 Nigerians Dying in Chinese Prisons’

[Guardian] Three days after Chijioke Obioha, a 38-year-old Nigerian, was executed in Singapore for drug trafficking, The Guardian has received a prison note smuggled out of Dong-guan prison in China by a source, which gave graphic details of the plight…

[Guardian] Three days after Chijioke Obioha, a 38-year-old Nigerian, was executed in Singapore for drug trafficking, The Guardian has received a prison note smuggled out of Dong-guan prison in China by a source, which gave graphic details of the plights of over 2,000 Nigerians languishing in the Chinese prison.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

SAPS Confirms Blue Light Vehicle Killed Pedestrian

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The South African Police Service (SAPS) says a case of homicide is under investigation following the death of a pedestrian after being knocked over by a member of the Presidential Protection Unit.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The South African Police Service (SAPS) says a case of homicide is under investigation following the death of a pedestrian after being knocked over by a member of the Presidential Protection Unit.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Danger From Museveni’s New Permanent Secretaries

[Independent (Kampala)] President Yoweri Museveni’s recent reshuffle of Permanent Secretaries is the latest sign of his ad hoc way of appointing government officials which experts warn is detrimental to public service.Museveni on Nov. 04 reshuffled per…

[Independent (Kampala)] President Yoweri Museveni's recent reshuffle of Permanent Secretaries is the latest sign of his ad hoc way of appointing government officials which experts warn is detrimental to public service.Museveni on Nov. 04 reshuffled permanent secretaries, dismissing some of the longest serving permanent secretaries and transferring others.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Speaker Meets EU Ambassador

[SNA] Khartoum -Speaker of the National Assembly, Professor Ibrahim Ahmed Omer met in his office, Saturday, with Ambassador of the European Union(EU) to Sudan, Jean Michel Dumond.

[SNA] Khartoum -Speaker of the National Assembly, Professor Ibrahim Ahmed Omer met in his office, Saturday, with Ambassador of the European Union(EU) to Sudan, Jean Michel Dumond.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan