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June, 2017

  • 21 June

    Court gives Lagos poor demolition reprieve – News24

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    News24Court gives Lagos poor demolition reprieveNews24Lagos - Impoverished fishing communities in Nigeria's financial capital, Lagos, celebrated a court ruling on Wednesday that said government demolitions of their homes were illegal. Residents went to court in October to protest the Lagos state ...Court Stops Lagos Govt From Further Evictions At Otodo GbameCHANNELS TELEVISIONOtodo-Gbame: Nigeria court rules eviction unconstitutionalBBC NewsCourt orders Lagos govt to stop further demolition of OtodogbamePremium TimesTV360 -africanews -SaharaReporters.com -The Nation Newspaperall 16 news

  • 21 June

    Nigeria to rank as third most populous country by 2050, says UN Report – The Nation Newspaper

    The Nation NewspaperNigeria to rank as third most populous country by 2050, says UN ReportThe Nation NewspaperWith its population estimated at 191.8 million and a growth rate of 54.8 per cent in the past seven years, Nigeria is set to dislodge the United States (U.S.) as the world's third largest country in another 33 years, says a United Nations Report ...India's population to surpass that of China's around 2024: UNMoneycontrol.comWorld population to hit 9.8 billion by 2050, despite nearly universal lower...

  • 21 June

    Police write to IEBC over Raila poll stations plan – The Star, Kenya

    The Star, KenyaPolice write to IEBC over Raila poll stations planThe Star, KenyaNASA Presidential candidate Raila Odinga addresses residents of Naivasha during a rally in Kamere estate, June 21, 2017. /GEORGE MURAGE. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Email. Alarmed by NASA's radical vote-protection strategy, the ...Draining diary for Raila Odinga's State House bidDaily NationTAMANDA: What next for Martha Karua after '

  • 21 June

    Teachers back CBA, say it was well negotiated – Daily Nation

    The StandardTeachers back CBA, say it was well negotiatedDaily NationKenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) Secretary General Wilson Sossion addressing the 42nd Kenya Secondary Schools Heads Association Conference at Wild Waters in Mombasa on June 21, 2017. PHOTO | KEVIN ODIT | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...Teachers want CBA payment plan renegotiatedThe Standardall 5 news articles »

  • 21 June

    Leaders spend sleepless nights in an attempt to lock Jubilee out of Western region – The Standard

    The StandardLeaders spend sleepless nights in an attempt to lock Jubilee out of Western regionThe StandardThe Mumias Sugar Company factory. NASA claims the Jubilee government has done nothing to revive the sugar sub-sector in Western Kenya. [File, Standard]. Unfulfilled promises, collapsed industries and claims of being abandoned by the Jubilee ...and

  • 21 June

    Many will go to jail for my recall, says Dino Melaye – Vanguard

    VanguardMany will go to jail for my recall, says Dino MelayeVanguardConstituents of Kogi West Senatorial District on Wednesday submitted a petition to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) demanding the recall of Dino Melaye from the Senate. Dino Melaye. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads.Dino Melaye spits fire, says many will go to jail for his recallNAIJ.COMIs Dino Melaye about to be disgraced by his people?Pulse NigeriaRECALL: I'm laughing at the stupidity of Kogi govt –MelayeRipples NigeriaPremium Times -CHANNELS TELEVISION -Daily Post Nigeria -SIGNAL (press release)all 30 news articles »

  • 21 June

    MP tells IEBC rival’s supporters wanted to rape her – Daily Nation

    Daily NationMP tells IEBC rival's supporters wanted to rape herDaily NationKibwezi East MP hopeful Philip Kaloki gestures when he appeared before Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Code of Conduct enforcement committee on electoral complains on June 21, 2017 at Kenyatta International Convention ...7 candidates on the spot for violating electoral codeCapital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)Lusaka to meet IEBC team over breach of code of conductKDRTVall 7 news articles »

  • 21 June

    Osinbajo to Governors: Safeguard lives, property of citizens in your states, Nigeria is indissoluble – Daily Trust

    Daily TrustOsinbajo to Governors: Safeguard lives, property of citizens in your states, Nigeria is indissolubleDaily TrustActing President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday said state governors must safeguard the lives and properties of all citizens residing within the borders of their respective states. Osinbajo, who gave the directive at a consultative meeting with the ...“Nigeria is indissoluble,” Osinbajo tells governorsPremium TimesOsinbajo to governors: Ensure safety of all Nigerians in your stateThe Nation NewspaperOPINION: Osinbajo, act fast, Saraki is comingNAIJ.COMTheCable -CHANNELS TELEVISION -Daily Post Nigeria -P.

  • 21 June

    UN Security Council welcomes deployment of regional force to restore stability in the Sahel – UN News Centre

    UN News CentreUN Security Council welcomes deployment of regional force to restore stability in the SahelUN News CentreA displaced woman from northern Mali in the Sahel, waits at a temporary shelter near Mopti's main bus station. Photo: UNDP/Nicolas Meulders. Tweet. Print. 21 June 2017 – The United Nations Security Council today welcomed the deployment

  • 21 June

    Mali’s first cardinal said to foster regional peace, understanding – National Catholic Reporter

    National Catholic ReporterMali's first cardinal said to foster regional peace, understandingNational Catholic ReporterCardinal-designate Jean Zerbo of Bamako, Mali, greets visitors in Bamako May 25. (CNS/Nicolas Remene, EPA). Cardinal-designate Jean Zerbo of Bamako, Mali, is pictured while greeting visitors in Bamako May 25. (CNS/Nicolas Remene, EPA).Mali delays constitutional referendum to cool tensionsNews24Mali Referendum on Constitutional Amendments DelayedVoice of AmericaMali Government Says to Delay Constitutional ReferendumU.S. News & World ReportCatholicPhilly.com -San Francisco Chronicleall 9 news articles »

  • 20 June

    El-Rufai : Governor vows to arrest Arewa youths over quit notice on Igbos – Pulse Nigeria

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    VanguardEl-Rufai : Governor vows to arrest Arewa youths over quit notice on IgbosPulse NigeriaGovernor El-Rufai said this while speaking with members of the Igbo Delegate Assembly and Northern Igbo Chiefs. Published: 3 minutes ago; Chika Ebuzor. Print; eMail · Mr. Nasir El-Rufai play. Mr. Nasir El-Rufai ...We Are Going To Arrest Arewa Youths, El-Rufai VowsCHANNELS TELEVISIONWe are not going anywhere, Igbo President General tells Arewa youthsVanguardIgbo Youths Sends Powerful Letter To UN, Demands Referendum [READ]Nigeria TodayTheCable -The Eagle Online -News Ghana -Daily

  • 20 June

    Dozens killed in Central African Republic despite ceasefire – Nasdaq

    eNCADozens killed in Central African Republic despite ceasefireNasdaq... * Bodies strewn across the streets * Aid workers treat dozens of wounded * Peace deal signed in Rome a day earlier (Updates with death toll, quote from mayor) By Crispin Dembassa-Kette BANGUI, June 20 (Reuters) - Around 50 people were killed on ...Clashes erupt in Central African Republic after peace dealMinneapolis Star TribuneCentral African Republic foes sign church-mediated peace accordNational Catholic ReporterCentral African Republic rivals ink peace dealgulfnews.

  • 20 June

    Murang’a residents protest over Uhuru’s unfulfilled promise – The Standard

    The StandardMurang'a residents protest over Uhuru's unfulfilled promiseThe StandardA vehicle trying to swerve through the closed road in Maragua town after locals yesterday barricaded the roads in protest of their poor state and use of poor quality murram to rehabilitate potholes. Photo: Boniface Gikandi. Preparations for a tour by ...Residents protest over preparations for Uhuru visit to Murang'aThe Star, Kenyaall 3 news articles »

  • 20 June

    What RET really means – Cyril Ramaphosa – Politicsweb

    PoliticswebWhat RET really means - Cyril RamaphosaPoliticswebDP says we need to fundamentally alter racial and gender composition of ownership, control and management of economy. Address by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Gordon Institute of Business Science. 20 June 2017. “Unpacking Radical ...The co-pilot is ready to be the captain - RamaphosaNews24Ramaphosa slams abuse

  • 20 June

    Uproar as Nigerians Demand Release of Notorious Kidnapper, Evans – THISDAY Newspapers

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    VanguardUproar as Nigerians Demand Release of Notorious Kidnapper, EvansTHISDAY NewspapersThere was uproar on the social media sphere after some Nigerians launched a campaign to clamour for the release of notorious kidnap kingpin, Chukwudubem Onwuamadike, alias Evans. Creating a hashtag #FreeEvans, the movement has since gathered ...Nigeria: The Eviction of EvansAllAfrica.com#FreeEvans campaign is a metaphor for who we really arePulse NigeriaEvans Wife, Uchenna Never Communicated With Family For

  • 20 June

    Envoy Angelina Jolie urges better treatment of refugees – mySanAntonio.com

    mySanAntonio.comEnvoy Angelina Jolie urges better treatment of refugeesmySanAntonio.comActress Angelina Jolie speaks to the media after meeting with the British Peace Support Team for East Africa, at the International Peace Support Training Center in Nairobi, Kenya, Tuesday June 20, 2017. The ... more. Photo: Khalil Senosi, AP. Image 2 of 2.Angelina Jolie Visits Kenya on Humanitarian Trip Condemning Sexual Violence

  • 20 June

    Peter Kenneth blames DP Ruto for defeat – The Standard

    The StandardPeter Kenneth blames DP Ruto for defeatThe StandardNairobi governor candidate Peter Kenneth has dragged Deputy President William Ruto into Nairobi County's charged politics. A day after his rival Senator Mike Sonko (Nairobi) asked him to shelve his political ambitions, Mr Kenneth, who is running as an ...Ruto rigged me out of Jubilee, says KennethDaily NationRuto engineered my loss in

  • 20 June

    ‘It will be difficult to forget controversial High Commissioner Benjamin’ – Akufo-Addo – Myjoyonline.com

    Myjoyonline.com'It will be difficult to forget controversial High Commissioner Benjamin' - Akufo-AddoMyjoyonline.comPresident Nana Akufo-Addo has paid a glowing tribute to outgoing United Kingdom High Commissioner to Ghana, Jon Benjamin, whose stay in the country ends this month. He said, "it will be difficult to forget the controversial High Commissioner.".

  • 20 June

    Kinoru Stadium: CHAN preps run into headwinds – The Standard

    The StandardKinoru Stadium: CHAN preps run into headwindsThe StandardChances of Kenya hosting the 2018 African Championship (CHAN) have been thrown into a spin after Meru Governor Peter Munya told the national government to keep off construction of Kinoru Stadium, one of the venues earmarked for the continental event.No one will move, Munya denies rival claims over KinoruThe Star, KenyaNASA co-leaders are desperate for me- Uhuru's loyal gubernatorial ally declaresTUKO.CO.KEall 4 news articles »

  • 20 June

    Government-backed DR Congo militia shot babies, hacked toddlers: UN – SBS

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    SBSGovernment-backed DR Congo militia shot babies, hacked toddlers: UNSBSThe UN accused DR Congo on Tuesday of backing a militia that has mutilated toddlers and hacked pregnant women in the troubled Kasai region as the Catholic Church put the death toll there at more than 3,300. Source: AFP. 2 HOURS AGO UPDATED 58 ...Almost 3400 killed since Congo conflict began – reportIrish TimesReport: 3300 dead since central Congo conflict in August - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, SportsWAOWRefugees in Africa: The Congo Crisis Neglected by the WorldNewsweekUN News Centre -Stuff.co.nz -U.S. News