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14 Apr 2015
OPPOSITION supporters in Gabon have set fire to the embassy of Benin and burnt cars in the streets of the capital Libreville.
13 Apr 2015
A Kenyan court on Monday sentenced three men to 15 years in jail for the gang rape of a schoolgirl after outrage sparked when police ordered them to cut grass as punishment. "Today’s sentencing is sure to have a ripple effect across the nation, and hopefully the region at large," said lawyer Kimberly Brown, from…
13 Apr 2015
Voters in Sudan started casting their votes on Monday to elect a president and members for the national and state parliaments amid boycott by most of the opposition parties. No fewer than 13.6 million registered voters in the country would cast their ballots at 7,000 polling stations. The polling process is to last till Wednesday…
13 Apr 2015
Guinean police opened fire on anti-government protesters wounding several during violent clashes in the capital Conakry on Monday, medical and opposition sources told AFP. Rioting broke out around 9:30 am (0930 GMT) in several suburbs including Simbaya and Hamadallaye, and angry protests continued as at least eight youths were treated for gunshot wounds. The opposition…
13 Apr 2015
Amb. Mogethi Monaisa, Consul-General, South African High Commission in Nigeria, on Monday said the commission sometimes denied issuance of its visas to Nigerians it discovered to be having criminal records. ``The commission does not just deny people visas, but it is either that those it sometimes deny issuance of visas are discovered to have criminal…
13 Apr 2015
SUDAN is set to vote in the country’s general elections, which are expected to see the incumbent President, Omar al-Bashir, hold on to power for another five-year term. More than 13 million people have registered for three days of voting due to start at 8 am local time today at some 11,000 polling stations across…
10 Apr 2015
At least three people described as foreign nationals have been killed in a wave of xenophobic violence in the South African city of Durban, local media reported on Friday.
10 Apr 2015
Togo officially began its presidential election campaign on Friday with President Faure Gnassingbe's challenger Jean-Pierre Fabre seeking to end nearly 50 years of rule by the Gnassingbe family. The first day of campaigning was low-key, with posters put up in the capital Lome of Gnassingbe and Fabre, leader of the main opposition Combat for Political…
10 Apr 2015
South Africa's University of Cape Town (UCT) has removed a statue of British colonialist Cecil Rhodes that had become the focus of protests. The monument, taken down in front of cheering protesters, will be stored for "safe keeping", UCT's council said. Students have been campaigning for the removal of the statue of the 19th Century…
10 Apr 2015
LEADING international investment and communications group, Africa Investor (Ai), has announced that African pension and sovereign wealth fund leaders will discuss co-investment opportunities and receive presentations from a series of vetted infrastructure project developers at the Ai CEO Infrastructure Investment Summit to be held in Cape Town, before the official opening of the World Economic Forum on Africa.
9 Apr 2015
Algerian troops killed four armed Islamists and recovered weapons and ammunition during an operation not far from the capital on Thursday, the defence ministry said.
9 Apr 2015
Residents of Somalia's capital on Thursday condemned as "collective punishment" Kenya's shutting down of money transfer services over suspected links to the Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab.

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Nigeria has ratified (International Labour Organisation) ILO Convention No.190 on Violence and Harassment, which be submitted to the Director-General of the ILO by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment.
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