Friday, December 13, 2019

Dismantle Warehouses along the border or we keep borders shut – Nigeria to C’ties

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The Federal Government on Monday gave conditions that ECOWAS countries have to meet for Nigeria to reopen its borders. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey...

Border closure: Nigeria-Ghana holds crunch meeting despite extension

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Ghanaian officials are scheduled to meet Nigerian authorities over a crunch meeting to discuss issues surrounding the closure of the Nigeria-Benin border at Seme. The...

Gambia beauty queen testifies about her assault

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A Gambian beauty queen has accused the country's former president, Yahya Jammeh, of raping her because she refused to marry him. Giving evidence to the...

Tanzania billionaire told kidnapper to shoot him

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Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji has said that he asked his kidnapper to shoot him six days into being held captive. His abduction, 12 months ago,...

Egyptian man dies after official ‘forced’ him off moving train

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Railway officials in Egypt have been arrested following the death of one man and life-changing injuries of another near the Nile Delta city of...

CAMEROON: Dozens trapped underground after deadly landslide

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Fourteen people have died and over 40 are trapped underground following a landslide on Monday night in Baffoussam, western Cameroon. Rescue workers are frantically searching...

Zimbabweans march against EU and US sanctions

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Thousands of people are marching across Zimbabwe in government-organised protests against US and EU sanctions. The demonstrators say the sanctions have ruined the Zimbabwean economy. But...

Rwanda launches public exercises for pregnant women

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Participants in Rwanda's first-ever public exercises for pregnant women have told the BBC that they enjoyed it and want authorities to continue with the...

Canada election: Trudeau’s Liberals win but lose majority

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Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party has retained power in a narrow Canadian election win but he will now be prime minister of a minority government. The...

Morocco pardons journalist Hajar Raissouni jailed on abortion charges

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A Moroccan journalist sentenced to a year in jail for premarital sex and having an abortion has been pardoned by King Mohammed VI, officials...