More than 300 people were killed and at least 500 injured on October 14 when a truck bomb exploded in a crowded intersection in Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital. The attack is being called the worst in the history of the city, a particularly alarming statistic considering that the capital has regularly been the scene of violent conflict since the collapse of the Somali state in 1991.
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on August 30th 2017 completed the fourth review of the arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for Ghana and enables the disbursement of US$94.2 million. Completion of the fourth ECF… Read More ›
A press release by the Auditor General of Sierra Leone has disclosed the names of public institutions that failed to submit their financial statements for auditing. These institutions should therefore collectively account for billions of Leones of public money they… Read More ›
Governor Rochas Okorocha, who was among the delegation, said President Muhammadu Buhari, 74, was asked about the rumours swirling around his health and laughed them off. The Imo State governor said president Buhari was completely unperturbed by the cocktail of lies. “He,… Read More ›
Armed groups in the Central African Republic have killed civilians with wholesale impunity, spurring more violence in the war-torn country, Human Rights Watch said in a report released recently.
80 percent of Nigerian girls are potential victims of trafficking for sexual exploitation on their way to Europe
Amid political instability, poverty and increasing migration of people from Africa to Europe, IOM report says 80 percent of the younger girls from Nigeria are potential victims of trafficking for sexual exploitation. According to IOM Italy, over the past three… Read More ›