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UN Security Council Backs Western Sahara Talks

(File) A meeting of the UN Security Council at the United Nations Headquarters in New YorkHECTOR RETAMAL / AFP The UN Security Council on Friday backed a United States-drafted resolution that urges Morocco and the Polisario Front to prepare for talks on settling the decades-old conflict over Western Sahara. The council renewed for six months […]

UN Renews Western Sahara Mission Ahead Of Talks

Members of the United Nations Security Council at a meeting. File Photo: DON EMMERT / AFP The UN Security Council on Wednesday threw its weight behind planned talks on Western Sahara as it voted to extend for six months its decades-old mission in the disputed North African territory. The council adopted a US-drafted resolution that […]

Morocco King Rejects Independence For Western Sahara

King Mohammed VI. Photo: Wikimedia Morocco’s King Mohammed VI has ruled out any peace deal that allows for the independence of the Western Sahara as the United Nations renews efforts to resolve the decades-old dispute. A UN peacekeeping force has been deployed in the former Spanish colony since 1991 with a mandate to organise a […]

60 million at risk of sleeping sickness in Sub Saharan Africau200e Expert

A lecturer with the Faculty of Vetenary Medicine, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Shuaibu Mohammed, has revealed that there are about 70,000 cases of sleeping sickness in Nigeria every year. He stated that an estimated 60 million people were at the risk of the infection in sub Saharan Africa annually. Speaking at the First Annual Conference […]

Western donors pledge over u20ac 2bn anti terror aid for Mauritania Burkina Faso Chad Mali Niger

Western donors said Thursday they have pledged 2.4 billion euros ($2.7 billion) in funding aimed at preventing terrorism and lawlessness along the southern rim of the Sahara. The updated pledge total was announced in a final statement from a donors conference held in the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott. Boko Haram terrorists:kidnap 15 girls in neighbouring Niger […]

Sub Saharan Africa remains the dominant force in mobile money

By Mats Granryd Mobile money hasn’t just changed the economic and social fabric of Africa. It has changed the world. Latest research shows that in 2017, the mobile money industry processed transactions worth USD$1 billion a day, generating direct revenues of over $2.4 billion. Today, there are more than 690 million registered accounts in 90 […]

Why ECOWAS must reject Morocco Falana

Ace lawyer and rights activist, Femi Falana, SAN, has called the member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to reject request by Morocco to join the body. Falana said this today in a paper entitled “Deploying the ECOWAS legal architecture for addressing impunity in West African sub region”, he presented at […]

Why US is allergic to peace between the Koreans Owei Lakemfa

THE 2018 Winter Olympic Games kicked off today, February 9 in Pyeongchang, South Korea. With an estimated four billion viewers across the globe, it carries the significance ofu00a0 North and South Korea uniting and marching under a common flag, and having a unified Women Ice Hockey team. The specially chosen theme of the Games is […]