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Monthly Archives: November 2015

Pope Francis visits Kenya

Pope Francis’s visit will be his first to Africa Kenya has declared today (Thursday, November 26) a national public holiday on the day Pope Francis...

Benjamin reaffirms peace deal commitment

South Sudan’s foreign minister has again said his government is committed to the implementation of the peace agreement signed last August between rebels loyal...

Indonesia ramps up terror readiness at airports

Soekarno-Hatta airport, which serves Jakarta, is Indonesia’s busiest Indonesia has tightened security at airports across the country because of an increased terrorist threat, the Transport...

PAF loses first female pilot

Flight officer Mariam Mukhtar, Pakistan's first air force pilot who died after her jet crashed during a training mission Pakistan's air force has suffered its...

Tensions high as Turkey downs Russian jet

The Russian Su-24 downed by Turkish forces Tensions in the Middle East ratcheted up dangerously Wednesday, a day after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane,...

Gambia bans FGM

Jammeh to outlaw brutal and unsafe female circumcision Dr. Isatou Touray, co-founder and executive director of Gambia Committee on Traditional Practices (GAMCOTRAP), has remained committed...

'Buhari will lay the foundation for strong institution' says Hon. Afe Olowookere

By Olubunmi Omoogun - The morning they say tells you what the day will look like. This distinguished honourable hit the ground running immediately...

Free HIV test kit launched

Public Health England (PHE) launches first nationally available HIV kit for testing those at higher-risk as new figures show 18,100 people unaware they have...

Nigeria re-elected into the Executive Board of UNESCO

By Hauwa Yusuf Funtua in Paris. The election of members of the Executive Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO took...

Tunisia's Economic Future is in Africa

Tunisia, already at a political crossroads, must now also change its economic strategy and turn more towards Africa. Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary of the...