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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Asylum system nearing breaking point

MPs attack government over backlog promises The Home Affairs Select Committee, led by Keith Vaz MP, has warned of the ‘severe pressure’ Britain’s asylum system...

NHS set to charge students, visitors and migrants

The surcharge set at £150 for students and £200 for temporary migrants The UK Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt revealed that up to £500 million could...

Dos Santos slams Portugal over corruption probes

President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has criticised former colonial ruler Portugal over its investigations of top Angolan officials. President dos Santos described Portugal’s relationship with...

Ghana looks to develop own gas resources

Apparently as a result of the inability of the West African Gas Pipeline to supply sufficient gas to the country, Ghana is looking to...

Fifa U-17 World Cup UAE 2013 update

The four African representatives at the FIFA U-17 World Cup United Arab Emirates 2013 have proven the future of the games is in the...

Zambia pardons errant footballers

The three footballers who were reported to have missed the national friendly in deference for other interests have been pardoned by the Zambian government....

Arik Air launches 7th anniversary sales promo

Arik Air has launched a special sales promotion to celebrate its seventh anniversary. The promotion is valid on the airline’s long haul routes; Lagos-London...

The Saho of Eritrea

The main abode for Saho people is Eritrea. However, there are also Saho tribes in Ethiopia. In Eritrea Sahos mainly live across eastern foot...

Arik Air to sponsor Nigerian boxers Larry Ekundayo and King Davidson

Arik Air, Nigeria and West Africa’s leading commercial airline is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement to sponsor up-and-coming Nigerian boxers,...

Adamu completes FIFA ban

Former FIFA executive committee member Amos Adamu’s three-year ban from football has expired. He was banned for seeking money in return for voting on...