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President Biya: Cameroon security intact in restive regions

Cameroon’s President Paul Biya, on Thursday held his first cabinet meeting since 2015 and on the back of a recent reshuffle. The event took place at the Unity Palace (presidency) in the capital Yaounde.

NGO asks Canada to probe African leaders’ real estate purchases

The French NGO Sherpa on Thursday called for an investigation into the purchases of Canadian real estate by African leaders and their relatives using allegedly stolen riches.

Ports now more efficient with federal govt’s reform – Chidi Izuwah

The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has said that Nigerian ports were now witnessing more efficiency following the reforms of the Federal Government.

Security poses major challenge in Rivers Port – ICRC

Mr Chidi Izuwah, Acting Director-General of Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), has said that the issue of security is one of the major challenges of Nigeria Port Authority (NPA) in Rivers.

EU expresses worry over clampdown on opposition in Equatorial Guinea

The European Union has expressed worry over the political, human rights and security situation in Equatorial Guinea.

Shippers Council call for clearer judgements in maritime cases

The Executive Secretary, the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), Mr. Hassan Bello, has called for sound, clearer and coherent adjudication of disputes in the maritime sector as key to attracting and sustaining investments to Nigeria.

Magistrates dismiss sex abuse case against French soldiers in Africa

French magistrates dismissed a case brought against a group of French soldiers accused of sexually abusing children while on deployment in the Central African Republic (CAR) in 2013 and 2014, a judicial source said.

Central Africa bishops urge fighters to lay down arms

Catholic bishops in the Central African Republic have appealed to armed groups controlling swathes of the chronically unstable country to stop looting and lay down their arms.

Congo releases US citizen held for over a year

A naturalized US citizen who was detained in the Republic of Congo for more than a year has been released, the United States Embassy there said on Friday.

Cameroon frees US professor held for criticizing government

A New York literature professor held in the Central African nation of Cameroon since early this month for criticizing the government was released Wednesday, his lawyer said.

Congolese govt signs ceasefire agreement with rebels

The Congolese government has today signed a ‘ceasefire and cessation of hostilities’ agreement with rebels in Pastor Ntumi’s restive Pool region,according to AFP.

IMF ends week-long mission to Congo Republic

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) ended a week of negotiations aimed at hammering out a deal to bail out Congo Republic’s debt-plagued economy.

Attacker ‘shouting Allahu Akbar’ wounds two Danes in Gabon

Two Danish nationals were wounded on Saturday in a knife attack in Gabon's capital apparently committed in retribution for "US attacks against Muslims", a rare assault in a Central African nation that has escaped Islamist violence.

US writer Patrice Nganang detained in Cameroon accused of insulting president Paul Biya

A Cameroonian-American writer detained as he tried to leave the Central African nation is facing charges over writings critical of its government.


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Court jails estate agent 1, 230 years for fraud

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Senate confirms N13.5m monthly allowance to Senators

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Bus conductor in court for allegedly assaulting two LASTMA official

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