West Africa

By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 1st, 2014
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The prime suspect in the killing of 39 year old Lizzy Njideka Nzewe, Kelechi Williams, an indigene of Umorji, Anambra state, has been arrested in Cote D’Ivoire. Kelechi, 33, is accused of strangling Mrs Nzewe to death at her Green Estate Amuwo Odofin resident in Lagos on Monday July 21st. She w...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 1st, 2014
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The Secretary of Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), Segun Oguntade, on Friday in Glasgow, Scotland said Nigerian wrestlers were world class going by their performance at the ongoing Commonwealth Games. Oguntade was reacting to the three bronze and one silver medals won by Team Nigeria wrestlers on T...
By IAfrica
In Gambia
Aug 1st, 2014
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The Gambia government through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has reacted to allegations contained in the United States of America Department of State’s 2014 Trafficking In Persons Report, which placed The Gambia under Tier 3, based on claims that the latter does not fully comply with the minim...
By IAfrica
In Gambia
Aug 1st, 2014
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The president of the Republic, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr. Yahya Jammeh, has received messages from three world leaders, two of whom congratulated him on the advent of the just ended Muslim Holy Month of Ramadan. Their letters read: Excellency,        I would like t...
By IAfrica
In Gambia
Aug 1st, 2014
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The vice president and Women’s Affairs minister has underscored that exclusive breastfeeding and adequate complementary feeding are key interventions for improving child survival, saying they can potentially save the lives of about 20% of children under five. She added that breastfeeding for tw...
By IAfrica
In Gambia
Aug 1st, 2014
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Muslim scholars in The Gambia have joined the global call for cessation of hostilities in conflict-stricken nations around the world, especially in areas where the majority of those killed are Muslims.  Starting with Nigeria where the militant group “Boko Haram” has not only been hol...
By IAfrica
In Gambia
Aug 1st, 2014
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The country director of the World Food Programme (WFP) in The Gambia has disclosed that annually, the global organisation imports an average of 2,301.44 metric tonnes of rice for approximately 100, 000 Gambian school children.  Victoria Ginja made the disclosure Thursday at a local hotel in Cape...
By IAfrica
In Gambia
Aug 1st, 2014
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The people of West Coast Region (WCR) recently organised a Qur’anic recitation and ‘Iftar’ (fast breaking) to observe the 20th Anniversary of the July 22nd Revolution.  The event, which was hosted by the Office of the Governor of WCR, was attended by political leaders, Imams, I...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 1st, 2014
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Chika Ike copied her idol’s pose for her recent photo shoot…even down to the shoes. Who rocked the pose?...
By IAfrica
In Gambia
Aug 1st, 2014
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Editorial Waste management is a central issue in urbanisation. As in many other countries, this is one of the problems The Gambia is facing currently. Waste management remains the most pressing challenge confronting our  municipal councils particularly in the urban centres.  The significanc...