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  • South Sudan: a Nation Tormented by a Crisis
    I come from Panyijar County, South Sudan, just south of where famine was declared in February this year and one of thousands of places badly hit by the conflict which enters its fifth year today. With each year the fighting continues, the hopes that I and my fellow South Sudanese had when voting for independence […]
  • Libya: Up to One Million Enslaved Migrants, Victims of ‘Europe’s Complicity’
    “European governments are knowingly complicit in the torture and abuse of tens of thousands of refugees and migrants detained by Libyan immigration authorities in appalling conditions in Libya,” Amnesty International charged in the wake of global outrage over the sale of migrants in Libya. In its new report, ‘Libya’s dark web of collusion’, Amnesty International […]
  • Migrants in Italy: “Shame Is Keeping Us Here”
    Despite deplorable living conditions, loneliness and unemployment, many African migrants in Italy choose to stay – even when they have the means to return. “Shame is keeping us here,” says one young man named Bamba Drissa. “We cannot go home empty-handed.” Drissa, who hails from the Ivory Coast, arrived in Europe at the height of […]
  • For Freedom from Poverty, Universal Health Coverage Is a Must
    Siddharth Chatterjee is the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Kenya. Dr Githinji Gitahi is the Global CEO of Amref Health Africa. The post For Freedom from Poverty, Universal Health Coverage Is a Must appeared first on Inter Press Service.
  • Are Value Chains a Pathway to Nutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa?
    Raghav Gaiha is (Honorary) Professorial Research Fellow, Global Development Institute, University of Manchester, England; and Shantanu Mathur is Lead Advisor, Programme Management Department, International Fund for Agricultural Development, Rome, Italy. The views are personal.The post Are Value Chains a Pathway to Nutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa? appeared first on Inter Press Service.
  • South-South Cooperation Key to a New Multilateralism
    “There are new challenges to all states: among them, the real threat to multilateralism… South-South and triangular cooperation can contribute to a new multilateralism and drive the revitalisation of the global partnership for sustainable development.” This is how Liu Zhenmin, the UN under-secretary general for Economic and Social Affairs, underscored the importance of South-South Cooperation […]
  • Migrant Promoters and Musicians Spread Message of “One Africa”
    The crowd in the park gave out roars of approval as the next act was announced:  Mothusi Bashimane Ndlovu, one of Zimbabwe’s most popular singers and actors, who took to the stage with a small axe in hand. It’s the trademark prop of his most famous role, Madlela Skhobokhobo: a Zimbabwean migrant struggling to make […]

RSS Daily Times Nigeria

  • Man battered 60-yr-old brother’s wife over property, accuses her of witchcraft
    A 60-year-old woman, Mrs. Olufunke Labinjo, who hailed from Abeokuta, Ogun State, South west Nigeria, was allegedly battered by her husband’s younger brother, Kamoru Labinjo, for resisting an attempt by him to forcibly take over the management of her sick husband’s property. The accused was alleged to have assaulted the complainant in public by raining […]
  • FG’ll increase participation in private varsities- Prof Anwukah
    The Federal Ministry of Education says it will increase her participation in Gregory University Uturu and other private universities in the country to sustain their important role towards attaining the education goals of the President Buhari-led administration. The Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwukah stated this in Uturu recently during the second convocation […]
  • PDP will adopt ‘unity list’ in Anambra congress – Nat. Vice Chairman South- East.
    The National Vice Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, South East, Chief Austin Umahi has threatened to deal with any member of the party who forments trouble in the next PDP congress in Anambra State, saying the party will adopt the principle of ‘unity list’ to take care of all interests. Umahi stated this on […]
  • Again, gunmen storm ibrahim Magu’s house, kill policeman
    Armed persons on Tuesday night attacked an unoccupied residence of the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu. The house, located within a farm owned by Mr. Magu in Karshi, a suburb of Abuja, was stormed by unidentified attackers at about 10 p.m. on Tuesday. The attackers subdued a police […]

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RSS Vanguard News

  • Kenya beat Burundi to make Cecafa Cup final
    Kenya booked their place in the Cecafa Challenge Cup final after an extra-time goal secured a 1-0 victory over Burundi at the Moi stadium in Kisumu on Thursday. The post Kenya beat Burundi to make Cecafa Cup final appeared first on Vanguard News.
  • Operators lament local printing paper quality
    Operators in the printing industry have bemoaned the quality of printing papers, while calling on government and local printing paper producers to ensure that the quality of the printing papers measure up to imported printing paper standard. The post Operators lament local printing paper quality appeared first on Vanguard News.
  • Nightclub manager gives tips on running successful nightlife biz
    Tobi Ashiru, Manager, Rumor Nightclub Ikeja, on Thursday said that re-invention and thinking outside of the box was the best and possibly the only way to survive in the hospitality business at the moment. The post Nightclub manager gives tips on running successful nightlife biz appeared first on Vanguard News.

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