Monthly Archives: August 2017

Undergraduate wins N.5m in Western Lotto game

LAGOS, Nigeria, Aug. 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — An undergraduate of the Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State went home N500,000 richer Monday, August 28, 2017, following his win in one of

IOM: No Reports of Migrant Deaths in Mediterranean in Past 20 Days

GENEVA � The International Organization for Migration reports no migrants have died while crossing the Mediterranean Sea over the past 20 days. It adds migrant fatalities in general appear to be on the decline.

The …

CREATION OF AFRICA’S LARGEST TRADING BLOC INCHES CLOSER TO REALITY

NAIROBI, The creation of the biggest trading bloc in Africa is inching closer to reality after the member states agreed on the draft text of the agreement to establish the bloc.

The bloc, the Tripartite …

La conférence TEDGlobal 2017 commence en Tanzanie

Dix ans après, TEDGlobal revient en Afrique pour un évènement en direct présentant plus de 45 interventions, entretiens et performances

ARUSHA, Tanzanie, 28 août 2017 /PRNewswire/ — TED, l’organisation à but non lucratif qui se …

DELAY IN BLOOMING OF WILD FLOWERS DISAPPOINT TOURISTS TO NAMAQUA

UPINGTON, SOUTH AFRICA, Delays in the blooming of the wildflowers of Namaqualand, an arid region stretching along the Atlantic coastal region of South Africa's Northern Cape province and neighbouring Namibia, has left many tourists who …

TEDGlobal 2017 Conference Opens in Tanzania

Ten years on, TEDGlobal returns to Africa with live event featuring 45+ talks, interviews and performances

ARUSHA, Tanzania, Aug. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — TED, the nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, opens its TEDGlobal 2017 …

Local Leaders Say 1,000 Dead from Sierra Leone Mudslides

FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE � More than 1,000 people have died from the mudslide and flood that hit Sierra Leone's capital nearly two weeks ago, a local leader and a minister said Sunday during services honoring …

El Salvador Asks US Government for TPS Extension

WASHINGTON � El Salvador's government has asked the Trump administration to extend Temporary Protected Status to nearly 200,000 of its nationals living in the United States, the country's foreign minister announced Friday.

In a one-on-one …