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Monthly Archives: January 2014

African Champions fall in FIFA rankings

By Peter Olorunnisomo Latest FIFA world football rankings have revealed the positions of footballing countries in Africa and these have not necessarily reflected the accolades...

UK to introduce Secure Colleges for young offenders

The “sky-high” rate of reoffending by young criminals must be reversed, the Justice Minister Jeremy Wright said as new plans were unveiled to rehabilitate...

En route to the homeland

By Henry Brefo Fastening close to their hearts the old expression ‘it takes a village to raise a child’, many Africans in the Diaspora...

Jonathan signs bill against same sex relationship

President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday signed a bill that criminalizes same-sex relationships, according to reports emanating from the Presidency in Abuja. The bill, stipulates penalties...

Calls for release of jailed journalists

The non-profit Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has called for President Yahya Jammeh to drop charges against two journalists accused of ‘providing false information...

Nigeria: Inflation hits 8%

By Peter Olorunnisomo Inflation has been a rarely talked about indices on national growth. Rather it has be3en more fashionable to look at the nation’s...

UKIP proposes total immigration ban

By Alan Oakley The outspoken leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP), Nigel Farage, has confirmed that he would enforce a total ban on immigration...

UK Minister for Africa expresses condolences over South Sudanese ferry disaster

Mark Simmonds offers condolences to those affected by the sinking of a ferry carrying hundreds of people fleeing violence in South Sudan. Commenting on the...

Fee at the point of delivery

Coalition defaces Bevan’s NHS ‘monument’ By Alan Oakley In a move that forms part of an extension of the NHS charging regime in England intended to...

Luda’s baby mama drama set to continue

The plot is thickening in the saga of rapper Ludacris and his secret baby mother. In new legal documents, Luda is claiming that Tamika Fuller,...

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