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Boko Haram: Diplomatic community raises alarm over French’s role in terrorism, writes President Buhari to sanction francophone countries

Boko Haram: Diplomatic community raises alarm over French’s role in terrorism, writes President Buhari to sanction francophone countries

Chris Steven, Abuja The Centre for Diplomacy and Conflict Management (CDCM) has accused France and its colonies of aiding Boko Haram/ Islamic State in West Africa’s (ISWAP) activities, appealing to President Muhammadu Buhari to sanction these nations. The Centre made this known in a letter signed by Executive Director Dr. Angulu Rilwan and addressed to […]

Revealed: Foreign media promoting disintegration of Nigeria through falsehood, malicious reports—CISS

Revealed: Foreign media promoting disintegration of Nigeria through falsehood, malicious reports—CISS

The Centre for International and Strategic Studies (CISS) has accused foreign media of propagating falsehood with the sole motive of tearing the country apart. The think-tank, dedicated to conflict research in developing countries, made this conclusion after examining the Boko Haram insurgency and then  exploring the possible factors behind its continuous existence. In a detailed […]

CSOs end conference in Abuja, urge citizens to stop blacklisting ethnic groups with criminal robes

CSOs end conference in Abuja, urge citizens to stop blacklisting ethnic groups with criminal robes

The Coalition of Civil Society Organizations for Change and Good Governance has ended its one-day conference in Abuja, with a strong message to Nigerians to deist from blacklisting ethnic groups with criminal robes.  The conference tagged:  “Appraising 100 Days of President Buhari on the saddle and building a nation where justice shall reign” was held […]

Musicicans stage concert to promote peace in South Sudan

Musicicans stage concert to promote peace in South Sudan

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), together with local authorities in the country recently held a concert in Yei, to promote peace and reconciliation among communities in the town. Residents gathered in large numbers to enjoy performances by various artists and celebrate the relative peace that’s been seen in the country lately. A […]

South Africa’s Ramaphosa says no excuse for anti-foreigner attacks

South Africa’s Ramaphosa says no excuse for anti-foreigner attacks

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday (September 5) condemned a recent wave of deadly riots and xenophobic attacks across the Gauteng province. Speaking in a televised address, Ramaphosa said there was no excuse for the attacks on the homes and businesses of foreign nationals. “Just as there can be no excuse whatsoever for xenophobia […]

Zimbabwe strongman Mugabe dead at 95

Zimbabwe strongman Mugabe dead at 95

The founding father of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, dies aged 95 in Singapore after battling ill health. Zimbabwe’s former President Robert Mugabe has died Friday (September 6) at the age of 95. Mugabe was his country’s founding leader and ruled for nearly four decades. Then, he was ousted by his own military in 2017. A source […]

Xenophobia: Amnesty berates South Africa, Ramaphosa’s poor handling of obligations to foreigners

Xenophobia: Amnesty berates South Africa, Ramaphosa’s poor handling of obligations to foreigners

….seeks prosecution at ICC A London-based civil society group, Global Amnesty Watch (GAW), has called out South Africa president, Cyril Ramaphosa, over his sluggish handling of xenophobic attacks in the country. In a statement signed by Head of Africa Affairs, John Tom Leva, on Wednesday in London, United Kingdom, to address “xenophobic anti-foreigners attacks on […]

Xenophobia: Nigerians in South Africa protest at High Commission

Xenophobia: Nigerians in South Africa protest at High Commission

A group of Nigerians on Thursday staged a protest at the Nigerian High Commission in Pretoria, South Africa’s capital. The protesters, according to Channels, mostly victims of xenophobic attacks in South Africa said they are angered by the recent massive looting of foreign-owned shops in the city by some South Africans. Many of the protesters lamented […]

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