Category Archives: Business

NIGERIAN MEDIA LAUNCH ANTI-FAKE NEWS SITE

ABUJA– As part of measures to fight fake news ahead of Nigeria’s election in February, a new website called CrossCheck Nigeria has been launched.

It will allow journalists from newsrooms around the country to work …

Nigerian Media Debuts Collaborative Project to Fight Fake News Ahead of Elections

At least 15 Nigerian organizations debuted a collaborative online platform Wednesday to combat fake news ahead of the country’s February elections.

The Crosscheck Nigeria blog brings together competing newsrooms to investigate questionable claims, especially on …

AFRICA-CHINA STUDIES CENTRE LAUNCHED IN JOHANNESBURG

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa- The Centre for Africa-China Studies (CACS), which officials and scholars believed will play a pivotal role in gathering data and assessing the development of Africa-China relations, was launched at the University of …

African UN Security Council Members Push for AU-Led Peacekeepers

A draft resolution introduced this week by the three African countries on the United Nations’ Security Council could shift peacekeeping responsibilities across the continent to the African Union.

The resolution, introduced by Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea …

LIBYAN COAST GUARDS FORCE STRANDED MIGRANTS OFF RESCUE SHIP

TRIPOLI– Libyan authorities forcibly disembarked more than 90 migrants who had refused to leave a cargo ship that rescued them before docking in a port west of Tripoli, a coast guard commander said.

The Panama-flagged …

Rights Group: Egypt Tortures, Disappears Children

CAIRO � An international rights group said Tuesday that Egypt has committed shocking violations against children, including torture and enforced disappearances.

Amnesty International said it has documented at least six children, including a 12-year-old and …

Rights Group: Egypt Tortures, Disappears Children

CAIRO � An international rights group said Tuesday that Egypt has committed shocking violations against children, including torture and enforced disappearances.

Amnesty International said it has documented at least six children, including a 12-year-old and …

Military Official Worries Terrorism Could Spill into Liberia

The acting Sergeant Major for Armed Forces Liberia says he is concerned about terrorists in neighboring countries spilling into his homeland.

Speaking in an exclusive interview with VOA, Command Sgt. Maj. Karmoh Duke Freeman said …

Military Official Worries Terrorism Could Spill into Liberia

The acting Sergeant Major for Armed Forces Liberia says he is concerned about terrorists in neighboring countries spilling into his homeland.

Speaking in an exclusive interview with VOA, Command Sgt. Maj. Karmoh Duke Freeman said …