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  • Court Rejects Former Chad President's Appeal 27 Apr 2017 16:43 Voice of America DAKAR —  An African Union tribunal in Senegal has rejected the appeal of former-Chadian president Hissene Habre, who was convicted last year of war crimes and crimes against humanity. Malian Supreme Court Judge Ougadeye Wafi delivered the verdict on the …
  • Gambia: GTMI Launches First-Ever Student Union 27 Apr 2017 15:54 News By Rose Zahra GomezThe Gambia Telecommunication and Multimedia Institution (GTMI) recently launched its first student union to look at the welfare of the students as well as to contribute to national development. The initiative was proudly sponsored by …
  • Gambia: IFAG Invests Over D1.5M in Gambia’s Education Sector 27 Apr 2017 15:54 News By Fatoumatta K. SaidykhanThe Iceland Friendship Association-The Gambia (IFAG), a registered charitable organization in The Gambia has spent over D1,543,779 in the country's education system benefitting 104 students. This was disclosed by Fabakary …
  • Viola Davis gives a gripping toast at the TIME 100 gala 27 Apr 2017 14:42 Nigerian Eye Actress Viola Davis is the rave of the moment. These past years have been some of the best for her, winning one award or the other. The most recent honor bestowed on her is being named one of the TIME 100 most influential people of 2017 and for the TIME …
  • Why leaders deny migrant crisis despite murder in Germany 27 Apr 2017 05:22 Daily Mail Soon after 11pm, a BMW police car with lights flashing races through a pretty park in the university city of Freiburg at the edge of Germany’s Black Forest. Out jump four officers with torches who chase five young men stumbling under the trees, swigging …
  • FAM's Match Ban On Sumareh Puzzles Dollah 27 Apr 2017 05:06 Malaysian News Mohamadou SumarehKUANTAN, April 27 (Bernama) -- The decision of the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) to ban Mohamadou Sumareh for an incident in the FA Cup quarter-final match has left Pahang head coach Dollah Salleh puzzled. The experienced head …
  • Kudos, knocks for WAEC over new exams diet 27 Apr 2017 04:25 The Guardian Nigeria Private candidates sitting for O’ Level examinations may have cause to smile and hope to meet the requirements to proceed to higher institutions in just one academic year. This is because the West African Examination Council (WAEC) is introducing its …
  • RAF launches QR4m project in Africa to fight blindness 26 Apr 2017 20:32 Peninsula Qatar  26 Apr 2017 - 22:50 Patients with eye problems waiting to see doctors at the Sydi Othman medical camp set up by RAF in Morocco. Sheikh Thani bin Abdullah Foundation for Humanitarian Services (RAF) has begun implementing a massive health project at a cost …
  • Uganda: The U.S.-Backed Dictator's Wife Versus The University Professor 26 Apr 2017 15:36 Black Star News [Commentary] Gen. Museveni emerges from his $50 million Gulfstream jet purchased with foreign aid and tax-payers' money. The regime can't "afford" sanitary pads for school girls The on-going very public war of words between Dr. Stella …
  • New oil work on tap for offshore Senegal 26 Apr 2017 13:00 United Press International (UPI) April 26 (UPI) -- The next well slated for emerging oil prospects off the coast of Senegal will be the first such activity since a major discovery in 2014, FAR Ltd. announced. The Australian company, which has a core focus offshore West Africa, announced …