Category Archives: Entertainment

Upholding International Treaties, Greater Trust among Political Leaders in Korean Peninsula, Middle East Key to Nuclear Non-Proliferation, Security Council Told

Speakers highlighted the importance of nuclear non proliferation treaties and of strengthening confidence and trust among political leaders of the Korean Peninsula and the Middle East, as the Security Council held a high level briefing …

GHANA TO TRAIN SIERRA LEONEAN NURSES

ACCRA, Ghana is to train Sierra Leonean enrolled nurses and midwives in two-year Registered Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery programmes under a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by Ghana's Ministry of Health in partnership with …

Secretary-General Appoints Bience Gawanas of Namibia Special Adviser on Africa

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres announced today the appointment of Bience Gawanas of Namibia as Special Adviser on Africa. She will succeed Maged Abdelaziz of Egypt, to whom the Secretary General is grateful for …

With N14b on offer, Western Lotto raises stakes with Powerball Max

LAGOS, Nigeria, Jan. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gaming and entertainment firm Western Lotto Nigeria Limited has raised the stakes in the gaming business in Nigeria with the introduction of Powerball Max, one of the

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: UN REGISTERS THOUSANDS OF REFUGEES ARRIVING IN CHAD

GENEVA, In the wake of a recent flare-up of violence in the Central African Republic (CAR), the United Nations refugee agency said that it is registering and assisting thousands of mostly women and children refugees …

Former Egyptian PM Shafiq Will Not Run for President

Former Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq announced Sunday that he would not be running for president in the country's 2018 elections, reversing a former promise to challenge Abdel Fattah el-Sissi, who is widely expected to …

Sierra Leoneans Share Memories of Civil War on Anniversary

FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE �Saturday marks a grim time in Sierra Leone's history.

On Jan. 6, 1999, civil war officially arrived on the doorsteps of Freetown, Sierra Leone's capital. Rebels invaded the city and began to …

Somalia Charges 5 for Attack That Killed over 500

Somali prosecutors have filed charges against five men in connection with the Oct. 14 truck bombing in Mogadishu that killed 512 people � the single deadliest terrorist attack in African history.

Four of the accused …