2012-02-03 11:08:35Radio Journalist Threatened and Tortured for 24 Hours[RSF]
Reporters Without Borders roundly condemns radio journalist Farah Abadid Hildid's abduction by the police yesterday and the threats and torture to which he was subjected during the 24 hours he was held. Hildid works for La Voix de Djibouti, a radio station that broadcasts on the shortwave from Europe and is now also available on the Internet.
Monday, 12-22-14, 13:55Jammeh Receives FAO Award, Declares Hunger Eradication By 2016[Daily Observer]The President of the Republic, Thursday evening received at State House in Banjul, the "Hunger Fighting Award" from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), using the opportunity to declare that his government is committed to eradicating hunger by year 2016.
Monday, 12-22-14, 13:47Immunization in Burundi Takes Off[EA Business]Chibitoke -The government last week organized the Mother-Child Health campaign, Second Edition, 2014.
Monday, 12-22-14, 13:39Taming Sierra Leone's Ebola Spread[IRIN]Freetown -Sierra Leone is scrambling more health personnel and deploy more equipment to curb the rampant spread of Ebola in Western Area region which currently accounts for half the infections in the country.
Monday, 12-22-14, 13:29France - Angolan Experience At Service of UN Security Council[ANGOP]Paris -Foreign minister, Georges Chikoti, said on Friday in Paris to the French daily L'Opinion that Angola, in its capacity as non-permanent member of the UN Security Council, intends to provide to that institution its pacification and reconciliation experience.
Monday, 12-22-14, 13:13Bitter Truths About Economy the Govt Doesn't Want You to Know[Premium Times]As is well known, available figures, statistics and ratings show that the Nigerian economy has consistently maintained an unprecedented growth rate of 6-7 per cent under the Jonathan administration. They also show that the Nigerian economy is now the leading economy in Africa and the 26th largest in the world, with a gross domestic product of over $500 billion per annum.