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The Scourge of Ex-Members of Parliament Requesting for Salary Arrears

“If you are my food, how I am I supposed to feel pity towards you? That would mean starvation for me.    A hungry leopard told...

COVID-19 Scourge: From Socioeconomic Wars to ‘Global Peace’

By; Jerome-Mario Utomi There is no event in recent history of the world...
Jacob Zuma

South African president seeks community support in fighting scourge of crime

South African President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday that law enforcement agencies and government departments need community support to defeat the scourge of crime. ...

Reversing Africa’s bane of malnutrition requires strong leadership

Presenting a paper to the government of Ghana and presidential candidates in the upcoming December 7 polls, Siapha Kamara, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of...
Over two hundred Nepalese peacekeepers arrive in Juba from the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), to reinforce the military component of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). UN Photo/Isaac Billy

UN officials say blue helmets are discredited over cases of sexual abuse

UN Undersecretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Herve Ladsous and Undersecretary-General for Field Support Atul Khare also said all stakeholders in peacekeeping missions have responsibilities in...
Mahama and Kenyatta

Kenyan President Kenyatta urges African countries to unite against terrorism

He said it is only with that common front that Africa can overcome the factors of insecurity working against the economic development of the...

Burkina Faso to form special anti-corruption courts

"The cabinet has discussed a law on creation, composition, organization and functioning of the judicial courts specialised in fighting against economic and financial crimes,"...
Nana Akufo Addo

Akufo Addo Calls On Burkinabes To Remain Steadfast

He said in a statement that the attacks serve as a reminder about the threat terrorism poses to the world. “Some countries in Africa being...
Rescue team members carry out a body of a victim from the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako, Mali, Nov. 20, 2015. Three Chinese citizens were killed in a hostage-taking situation at the Radisson Blu hotel in the Malian capital, while four other Chinese citizens were rescued, the Chinese Embassy in Mali confirmed to Xinhua on Friday. (Xinhua/Stringer)

Africa encouraged to propose training in anti-terrorism

Speaking in Mali's capital Bamako where last Friday's terror attack at Radisson Blu hotel killed at least 21 people, Burkina Faso's Speaker of transition...

OBA Isaac Babalola Akinyele

OBA Isaac Babalola Akinyele is my starting point today. For about ten years, precisely 1955 to 1964, the city of Ibadan was held spellbound by...

The scourge of betel nut in Asia

Betel nut But it is also leading tens of thousands to an early grave. The culprit? The humble betel nut. Found across Asia, these nuts are harvested...

Professor Wole Soyinka Condemns Boko Haram

Literary Icon and the first black Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has condemned the Boko Haram sect, describing it as a worse menace...

Boko Haram Strikes Again

President Goodluck Jonathan has likened the terrorism challenge in the country to the 1967 civil war, describing it as worse. The President also noted...

The Scourge Of Radical Islam In Nigeria

''And I will feed them that oppress thee with their own flesh and they shall be drunken with their own blood as with sweet...
Wpid Galamsey

Ecological damage is the result of illegal mining

The ecological damage is huge, but even more costly is the regular loss of lives associated with the risky venture. But some of those...

The Scourge Of Islamic Slavery And Violence In Africa-Part 2

Long ago these exchanges occurred: ?On Mon, 24 Apr 1995, Andy-K wrote: > That most (Arabs) Muslims today are ignorant of the atrocities committed in the...

Mourinho Was A Thorn On Spanish Football

Departing Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has been described as a ?scourge on Spanish football? by rivals Barcelona?s vice-president. Carles Vilarrubi launched a scathing attack...