May 28, 2016

DETENTION WATCH NETWORK DEMANDS AN END TO IMMIGRATION RAIDS

      New Raids Operation to Target Asylum-Seeking Women and Children for Detention In response to the confirmed reports of a 30 day “surge” of raids to take place across the country, Danny Cendejas, Organizing Director at Detention Watch Network made the following statement: “With this latest announcement, President Obama is cementing his legacy […]

STABILIZING AFRICA’S SECURITY IN THE CONTEXT OF THE PROLIFERATION OF TERRORISM AND INDIVIDUAL NATION’S INTERNAL SECURITY

      The African Union is determined to ensure peace and stability on the continent and to silence the guns by 2020 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 9 May 2016:Terrorism continues to be one of the most serious threats to international peace and security and Africa has not been spared by the horrors of this scourge. […]

AFRICAN DISTRIBUTOR FOR STRAIGHTPOINT

    UK lifting equipment company Straightpoint has appointed rigging specialist Anchor Industries as its exclusive distributor in Southern Africa. The new agreement will see Cape Town-based Anchor rent and sell the full range of Straightpoint products – including Radiolink Plus load cells, compression cells, shackle cells and load pins – in South Africa, Mozambique, […]

OSITA ENWERONYE ARRESTED BY NEW YORK POLICE FOR ATTEMPTING TO LURE UNDER AGE GIRLS

    PELHAM GARDENS, Bronx –The community is feeling the shame of what Osita Enweronye tried to do in the Bronx, New York.  The New York Police arrested Enweronye for attempting to lure young girls in the Bronx.  The community is wondering what could have led him to commit such dastardly acts. The 26-year-old Osita […]

PLANS TO SCRAP VISAS FOR SOUTH AFRICA

      Kenyans could soon visit South Africa without visas if the two governments adopt a plan to scrap the requirement and improve screening. South Africans would also no longer need visas to travel to Kenya. South Africa Home Affairs minister Malusi Gigaba said the two countries have proposed measures to address security and […]

MUSICIAN SUPER STAR ANGELIQUE KIDJO AND AFRICAN YOUTH ACTIVISTS HONORED WITH AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL AWARD

      World-renowned musician Angélique Kidjo and three inspirational African youth activist movements have been declared this year’s joint winners of the prestigious Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2016, the organization said today. The award will be shared between Benin-born artist Angélique Kidjo, one of world’s most successful African singer-songwriters, and the activist groups […]

BRINGCOM RECEIVES $2,670,000 IN NEW ORDERS FOR FIBER OPTIC CIRCUITS IN AFRICA

      STERLING, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BringCom Incorporated, a leading provider of connectivity solutions to developing countries, announced that it has received new orders totaling over $2,670,000 for African based Fiber Optic circuits. The first award from DITCO Europe, under a competitive procurement, includes the supply of a 100MB MPLS circuit from West Africa to Europe. […]

BUHARI TO CREATE THOUSANDS OF JOBS BY DRESSING AND UNDRESSING MASQUERADES

      The Buhari government in Nigeria is now embarking on creating thousands of jobs through dressing and undressing masquerades.  According to Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, if masquerades were well packaged, dressing and undressing of the masquerades could provide 1000 jobs for some young Nigerian men. This is how the government […]

U.S. ANNOUNCES FURTHER $86 MILLION FUNDING FOR SOUTH SUDAN

        The United States has announced more than $86 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help conflict-affected people in South Sudan, as well as South Sudanese refugees in the region. The new funding will provide much-needed safe drinking water, emergency health care, nutrition services, shelter, improved sanitation facilities, agricultural training, and seeds, tools, […]

THE IGBO WINNING THE WAR AGAINST FULANI HERDSMEN THROUGH GROWING CATTLE

      The Anambra state Agriculture Team headed by the Commissioner for Agriculture, Mechanization, Processing and Exports, Mr Afam Mbanefo has praised the owners of Eagle Farms and Cattle Ranch for their entrepreneurial spirit saying that their efforts will help in transforming not only agriculture but the economy of the state. He was speaking […]