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Africans Now Lives Longer: UN Human Development Index 2018


The people in Sub-Saharan Africa are now living a better life compared to three decades ago. The life expectancy has increased, more children are going to schools and family income has increased too, reveals UN Human Development Index of 2018. The report says even though the countries will still dominate the list of least developed on world graph, but, quality ...

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Niger State Teenage Student Impregnated With School VP Gives Birth

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Faith Galadima, a 16-year-old student of Governent Secondary School, Tunga, Niger State, gives birth a baby boy. Her school’s vice principal Mohammed Mohammed was alleged earlier to had impregnated the teenager. He is now on bail following three months of custody. Talkking to the media the school girl said the baby was born on October 28 at Injita village, Munya ...

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Nigeria Facing Crisis In Every Corners

UGBORODO, NIGERIA – The north is facing blowing up of oil pipelines, the south is witnessed roaming of militants in oil-soaked creeks, land battles are now common in the center and devastating civil war is again brewing. This is the Nigeria of today. Any one of the so-called crisis can be a national emergency, but in the country everything is ...

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Niger’s Opposition Leader, Presidential Candidate Denied Bail

Niger’s presidential candidate Hama Amadou failed to get his bail after a plea made to the country’s appeals court. He is a major opposition figure and a one-time ally to President Mahamadou Issoufou, which is expected to win a second term. A key Western ally, Issoufou is being accused of becoming increasingly authoritarian. Amadou was put behind bars last year ...

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Boko Haram Violence Led 1 Million Children Out Of School: UNICEF

A new data from United Nations reveals Boko Haram war has forced a million children from school and the highest is in Nigeria. The Islamist militant group has forcibly shut down more than 2,000 schools in northeastern Nigeria and neighboring countries, adds United Nationals Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Considered as the deadliest terror group in the world, Boko Haram seized a ...

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Museveni, leaders discuss African standby force

President Museveni on Thursday joined other African leaders from Niger, Algeria, Tanzania, Chad, South Africa and Angola on the sidelines of the ongoing AU summit in Ethiopia’s Capital Addis ...

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Mahoro eager to impress as he joins senior V-ball team

Debutant Ivan Mahoro Nsabimana is eager to impress as he joins the Men’s senior national volleyball team. The 19-year-old Mahoro, who was born on March 22, 1994 in Russia to a Rwandan father and Russian mother, has previously featured for youth and junior national teams. “I am very delighted to be named on the senior team and I am eager to do my best. It’s an honour for me and I don’t want to disappoint the coach, who believed in my ability and gave me the chance,” the Rayon Sports setter told Times Sport. Mahoro joined the rest of the squad on Saturday, a day after being picked following his impressive performance for Rayon against the national team in a warm-up match played on Friday at Amahoro indoor stadium, which ended 3-2 in favour of Bitok’s side. The national team is preparing for the 2014 World Cup final stage qualifiers scheduled for February 12-18. Rwanda will battle hosts Cameroun, Gabon, Algeria and Niger for one slot at the finals of 2014 world cup slated for September 3-21 in Poland. The team started non- residential training last Monday, but joined (residential camp) last night at la Palisse hotel Nyandungu. By Richard Bishumba,The New Times

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