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Africell drags MGI Telecoms Ltd to court for $1M

Africell Gambia Ltd’s civil suit against MGI Telecoms Ltd. proceeded yesterday, 15 February, 2018, before Justice Ebrima Jaiteh of High Court in Banjul. Africell Gambia is claiming among others, the sum of one million dollars being damages for interference with contractual relations, namely a consortium agreement made on the 16 …

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US indicts 13 Russians for election interference

The US special prosecutor investigating Moscow’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election on Friday indicted 13 Russians for allegedly running a secret campaign to tilt the vote, prompting claims of vindication from President Donald Trump. The indictment — which includes the first charges laid by special counsel Robert Mueller for …

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Ethiopian government declares state of emergency again today Thursday February 16, 2018. The House of Peoples’ Representatives approved the measure after discussing the current situation of the country. Law and order in Amhara and Oromo regional states is deteriorating and citizens can’t go about their daily business. People are uprooted, displaced, businesses burned, looted, lives …

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Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan has said that President Muhammadu Buhari will be next African leader to be sacked, calling on Nigerians to come out and send President Buhari to the “other room” in Daura. The former Presidential aide said this in reaction to the resignation of …

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To stop migration, stop the abuse of Africa’s resources

On January 17, Italy’s parliament approved the deployment of up to 470 troops in Niger to combat “irregular migrant flows” and the trafficking of people towards Libya, and, from there, to Europe. A number of other European countries are pursuingsimilar policies, including France, Germany, and Spain. These policies have been preceded, in recent years and …

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Ethio­pian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn Resigns watch the broadcast

 Ethio­pian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn submitted his resignation in a televised announcement on Thursday amid political turmoil in Africa’s fastest-growing economy. The announcement came just after the government released hundreds of political prisoners, including some of the most prominent opposition members in the country, sparking massive celebrations in the cities …

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