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Monthly Archives: July 2013

Victimisation vans hit London’s high streets

Monday, July 22 heralded the controversial launch of a pilot scheme aimed at encouraging illegal immigrants to leave the UK of their own volition. Mobile...

MPs call for review into cost-effectiveness of UK overseas aid spending

MPs have said that the UK government must make more informed decisions about how taxpayers’ money is spent on international development programmes, in a...

Knowing the signs of lung cancer could save your life

We’ve all had a cough before but sometimes we ignore it or assume that our cough is due to a change in weather or...

Brit born and trained in Kenya wins Tour de France

UK cyclist Chris Froome, who was born and trained in Africa and speaks Swahili, says he hopes that his victory this month in the...

Black teenagers more likely than whites to apply for UK university places

An analysis of higher education applications by the University and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) has claimed that black and Asian teenagers are more likely...

South Africa-EU summit concludes in Pretoria

The 6th South Africa-European Union Summit ended in Pretoria last week with the leaders of both parties stating that joint programmes in education and...

The Gambia’s road map to the future

Monday marked exactly nineteen years since President Yahya Jammeh became leader of The Gambia by deposing his predecessor, Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara, in a...

Health Minister resigns from Jonathan’s cabinet

The Honourable Minister of State for Health, Muhammed Pate, has resigned voluntarily from the cabinet of President Goodluck Jonathan. The resignation which has since...

British High Commissioner explains visa bond

Dr. Andrew Pocock, British High Commissioner to Nigeria, recently spoke to clarify the intention of his home government on the controversy surrounding the...

South Africa can extradite honeymoon hit suspect

The Bristol businessman accused of arranging his wife’s murder on the couple’s honeymoon in 2010 has lost his appeal against extradition to South Africa. Millionaire...

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