Monthly Archives: August 2017

Undergraduate wins N.5m in Western Lotto game

LAGOS, Nigeria, Aug. 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — An undergraduate of the Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State went home N500,000 richer Monday, August 28, 2017, following his win in one of the games on the Western

After Violent Eviction, Rome Allows Some African Refugees to Stay

Public sentiment toward immigrants continues to sour across Europe, prompting authorities to respond with decisive, sometimes violent, action.

An example occurred last week in Rome, when Italian police forcibly evicted hundreds of refugees from a building near the Piazza Indipendenza.

Police used

WEST AFRICA COUNTRIES FOCUS ON ORGANIZED CRIME

ACCRA, Officials of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have called for critical attention to be paid to the growing involvement of women and youth of the sub-region as active participants and victims in organized crime.

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France’s Macron: Fighting Terrorism Abroad Is Top Priority

PARIS � French President Emmanuel Macron has made the fight against "Islamic terrorism" in Syria and Iraq the top priority in his foreign policy agenda.

Speaking Tuesday to French diplomats gathered at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Macron called the Islamic

La conférence TEDGlobal 2017 commence en Tanzanie

Dix ans après, TEDGlobal revient en Afrique pour un évènement en direct présentant plus de 45 interventions, entretiens et performances ARUSHA, Tanzanie, 28 août 2017 /PRNewswire/ — TED, l’organisation à but non lucratif qui se consacre aux « Ideas Worth Spreading » (idées

HIGHWAY CLOSURE AFFECTS ECONOMY OF AREA AROUND SOUTH AFRICA’S BIGGEST BULK CARGO PORT

RICHARDS BAY, SOUTH AFRICA, The City of uMhlathuze says the weekend's closure of the highway running through there has affected the economy of the area which includes Richards Bay, South Africa's premier bulk cargo port. There's a port in Richards