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Monthly Archives: June 2017

BORDER FORCE OPERATION TO RAISE AWARENESS OF FGM

Border Force officers have raised awareness amongst airline passengers about female genital mutilation (FGM) during a two-day operation at the Edinburgh Airport on Wednesday...

Sickle cell patients need urgent blood donors

Matthew Akinmuleya, 10, from London, was diagnosed with sickle cell disease at birth and had his first pain crisis at six months old. Since...

Child marriage is a ‘big deal’

Child marriage will cost developing countries trillions of dollars in the next decade, seriously hampering global efforts to eradicate poverty, the World Bank said...

WHO ratifies antibiotics, others

The World Health Organisation has updated its list of antibiotics, adding 30 drugs for adults and 25 for children. The WHO also specifies new uses...

BoE decides over banks’ bad loans

The Central Bank of England has forced banks to find a further £11.4bn in the next 18 months to beef up their finances against...

Moeti lauds Rwanda’s recovery

The World Health Organisation Regional Director for Africa Dr. Matshidiso Moeti has described Rwanda’s achievements in the health sector after the 1994 Genocide against...

Military tactics for Unimaid

Authorities in north-eastern Nigeria have begun digging a 27km (17 mile) trench around the University of Maiduguri to prevent attacks by Boko Haram Islamist...

France to invest 1bn euros in Oil & Gas

The French government says it has set aside about one billion euros to invest in Nigeria's oil and gas industry, to strengthen its economic...

World Cup bids report leaked

The report looking into alleged corruption in the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding contests has been leaked to Bild, the German tabloid claims. The...

Liberia gets World Bank aid

The World Bank has approved supplemental financing of $16.36 million for the Third Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation (PRSDPO-lll) for Liberia. This operation will...

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