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Monthly Archives: June 2013

President threatens again to cut off South Sudan’s oil pipelines

Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir has threatened again to stop oil flows from South Sudan unless it stops supporting rebel groups operating across their...

At least 37 killed as gold mine collapses

At least 37 gold miners were killed and many others injured in the Central African Republic (CAR) when a pit in which they were...

Violent clashes in North East region

At least 15 people have been killed in a grenade attack in a remote village in north-east Kenya, near the borders of Somalia and...

First new political party in 5 years launches

Apartheid-era activist and former World Bank managing director Mamphela Ramphele officially launched South Africa’s first new political party since 2008 in Pretoria this week. Agang,...

MoneyGram Joining Forces with Lebara to Offer International Money Transfers on Mobile Devices

MoneyGram (NASDAQ:MGI), a leading global money transfer company, today announced an agreement with Lebara Mobile, one of Europe’s leading mobile telecoms operators, to offer...

Another giant step in Osun

The State of Osun recently witnessed the official take-off of the redevelopment of the old Gbongan-Akoda Road to a new 30km superhighway and the...

Lawyers attack legal aid cuts

Lawyers have added their voice to mounting criticism of UK government plans to limit the right of immigrants to legal aid. Justice Secretary Chris...

Professor says citizenship test would baffle most Brits

An academic at one of the UK's leading universities has issued a report that the UK's new citizenship test, which was introduced in March...

65 years since Windrush; the generation that changed Britain forever

This weekend marks the 65th anniversary of the docking at Tilbury of SS Empire Windrush and its human cargo of British West Indians. In...

Nigerian astronauts to weather space technology

The Honourable Minister of science and Technology, Prof. Ita Ewa, while briefing the nation on his ministry’s activities on Monday at the ministerial press...

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