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Five African nationals arrested for printing fake US dollars, travel visas, passport

Five African nationals arrested for printing fake US dollars, travel visas, passport

Five foreign nationals, including a woman, have been arrested for allegedly printing fake US dollars, passports, visas and residential permits. The fake travel documents were supplied to those who were staying illegally in India.

Black “Bantu-speaking” people have no claim to 40% of SA – says Mulder

Black “Bantu-speaking” people have no claim to 40% of SA – says Mulder

Pieter Mulder, a Freedom Front Plus leader in South Africa, gave the hornet’s nest of land ownership a sharp political poke in Parliament on Wednesday when he mentioned that blacks have no historical claim to certain percentage of South Africa.

First West African Hunger and Malnutrition workshop opens in Accra

First West African Hunger and Malnutrition workshop opens in Accra

The first West African Regional Alliance Against Hunger and Malnutrition workshop, opened in Accra on Wednesday. The three-day event is on the theme: Uniting West Africa Against Hunger and Malnutrition.

Senegal in turmoil as anti-government protest intensifies

Senegal in turmoil as anti-government protest intensifies

Hundreds of anti-government protesters Tuesday gathered in the central Dakar, Senegal to show their dissatisfaction over the incumbent president Abdoulaye Wade’s candidacy after two civilians were killed by paramilitary police in a similar demonstration in Podor situated in the northern part of the country.

Growing number of African nations progressing towards food security

Growing number of African nations progressing towards food security

A growing number of African countries are making significant progress towards eradicating extreme hunger and poverty. Ghana, Liberia, Malawi, Rwanda, Sierra Leone and South Africa are some of the countries that have made tremendous achievements towards achieving these goals.

African Nations Beginning To Rise Above Aid

African Nations Beginning To Rise Above Aid

An increasing number of African countries are beginning to step away from aid dependency, as the domestic private sector becomes the engine of growth across much of Africa.

African Union Boss: 2011, a “worst year” for Africa

African Union Boss: 2011, a “worst year” for Africa

The chairperson of the African Union Commission has described 2011 as the “worst year” for Africa given the current spate of crises that have plagued the continent. Jean Ping, Gabonese-born diplomat who has been the chairperson of the AU Commission since 2008 was speaking to journalists in Banjul, Gambia shortly after holding talks with the president-elect of that country Yahya Jammeh.

Keeping Track of Minerals in DR Congo

Keeping Track of Minerals in DR Congo

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, two projects are under way to map mineral deposits in South Kivu province to facilitate traceability, amid increasing concerns in the international community that profits from the minerals trade are being illegally used to fund armed groups in the east.

15 Rwandan Refugees Return From Zambia

15 Rwandan Refugees Return From Zambia

15 Rwandan refugees living in Zambia on Tuesday have arrived in Kigali by bus. The Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs (MIDMAR) received those refugees and argued that the Rwandan Government will continue to help refugees to return by helping them to get transport facilities. Antoine Ruvebana the Permanent Secretary in MIDMAR, said that […]