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Deport African nationals in a month, says Goa tourism minister Dilip Parulekar

May 30, 2016

Deport African nationals in a month, says Goa tourism minister Dilip Parulekar

The protests come in the wake of a string of attacks on African nationals, especially students, which has caused outrage among them. #TheySaidIt #Goa #Africa #Nigeria #Dilip Parulekar #African #racist attack #Racial Crime #African nationals
More than 700 migrants feared dead in recent Mediterranean crossings

May 30, 2016

More than 700 migrants feared dead in recent Mediterranean crossings

A week of shipwrecks in the Mediterranean culminated Sunday with 700 migrants feared dead and survivors giving harrowing testimony of dozens of small children drowned. #United Nations #NewsTracker #Germany #UN #Africa #Nigeria #children #Migrants #Mediterranean #Shipwrecks
Nigeria's Buhari orders heightened military presence in restive Niger Delta | Reuters

May 21, 2016

Nigeria's Buhari orders heightened military presence in restive Niger Delta | Reuters

ABUJA/ONITSHA, Nigeria Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said he ordered a heightened military presence in the restive Niger Delta region to deal with a resurgence of attacks on oil and gas facilities, a day after yet another pipeline explosion. British Foreign Minster Philip Hammond warned on Saturday military action would not end a wave of attacks in the southern swamps because it did not address rising anger among residents over poverty despite sitting on much of Nigeria's oil wealth #Economy #science #markets #Argentina #Nigeria #United Kingdom
Nigeria's Buhari orders heightened military presence in restive Niger Delta | Reuters

May 21, 2016

Nigeria's Buhari orders heightened military presence in restive Niger Delta | Reuters

ABUJA/ONITSHA, Nigeria Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said he ordered a heightened military presence in the restive Niger Delta region to deal with a resurgence of attacks on oil and gas facilities, a day after yet another pipeline explosion. British Foreign Minster Philip Hammond warned on Saturday military action would not end a wave of attacks in the southern swamps because it did not address rising anger among residents over poverty despite sitting on much of Nigeria's oil wealth #science #Europe #Argentina #Nigeria #United Kingdom #article
Sudan will not seek to renew peacekeeping mandate in Darfur | Reuters

May 19, 2016

Sudan will not seek to renew peacekeeping mandate in Darfur | Reuters

KHARTOUM Sudan will not seek to renew the mandate for the international peacekeeping mission in Darfur in June as it believes the insurgency there is winding down and civilians are safe, its foreign minister said on Thursday. The joint African Union-United Nations force, known as UNAMID, has been stationed in Darfur since 2007 with a mandate to stem violence against civilians. The U.N. #markets #Argentina #Nigeria #Copyright #Foreign policy
Chibok girl held by Boko Haram rescued: Hope rises about fate of 218 captives

May 18, 2016

Chibok girl held by Boko Haram rescued: Hope rises about fate of 218 captives

The BringBackOurGirls group has mounted daily vigils in the capital since Boko Haram abducted the girls from Chibok two years ago. #NewsTracker #Nigeria #Boko Haram #BringBackOurGirls #Chibok #Sambisa Forest #Chibok girls
First of the Chibok girls abducted by Boko Haram found in forest

May 18, 2016

First of the Chibok girls abducted by Boko Haram found in forest

Amina Ali was discovered in the Sambisa Forest by civilian vigilantes assisting the military and brought back to her home town of Mbalala, near Chibok. #NewsTracker #Nigeria #Boko Haram #BringBackOurGirls #Chibok #Government Girls Secondary School #Amina Ali #Abducted Chibok Girls Parents' group
More than 75% of Boko Haram's suicide bombers are girls, says a UN report

May 17, 2016

More than 75% of Boko Haram's suicide bombers are girls, says a UN report

Nearly one in five suicide bombers used by the terror group Boko Haram, is a child, with more than half of them being girls, according to a UN report #NewsTracker #Nigeria #Boko Haram #Cameroon #Chad #suicide bombers #UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs #Girl suicide bombers
Engineer abducted by pirates in Nigeria rescued, returns home and thanks Centre

May 12, 2016

Engineer abducted by pirates in Nigeria rescued, returns home and thanks Centre

Santosh Bhardwaj, a marine engineer, was finally freed three months later, on 10 May after he was kidnapped by pirates in Nigeria. #sushma swaraj #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Santosh Bhardwaj #Nigeria #Varanasi #pirates #Sampatiki
'Fantastically corrupt': Watch David Cameron throw shade on Afghanistan, Nigeria

May 11, 2016

'Fantastically corrupt': Watch David Cameron throw shade on Afghanistan, Nigeria

British Prime Minister David Cameron was caught on camera describing Nigeria and Afghanistan as "fantastically corrupt" in a conversation with the Queen. #Corruption #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #FIFA #David Cameron #Nigeria #UEFA #Archbishop of Canterbury #Ashraf Ghani #Muhammadu Buhari #Shareworthy #Panama Papers