West Africa

West Africa

Mon, 06 May 2019 14:00:10 GMT
Niger: Scores Killed in Niamey Fuel Tanker Explosion
[allAfrica] Cape Town -More than 50 people were killed in Niamey, the capital of Niger, overnight when an tanker truck overturned and exploded, France24 reports.

Mon, 06 May 2019 11:05:26 GMT
Africa: 'It's Absolutely Crazy!' - Former British Official Denies Alleged Africa 'Invasion' Plan
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Former British Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson has said that reports alleging he wanted to "invade Africa" were leaked to discredit him, writes The Guardian.

Mon, 06 May 2019 13:35:47 GMT
Nigeria: Beyond Minimum Wage - The Limits of Populism and the Need for Fundamental Economic Reforms
[IGET] Abuja -On May 1, our country celebrated Workers Day. This occasion presents an opportunity to consider the situation of the common man or woman in our country, the role of the labour movement in our political economy, and the undoubtedly weak ...

Mon, 06 May 2019 11:15:25 GMT
Nigeria: Malabu Scandal - Govt Demands $3.5 Billion From Eni, Shell
[Premium Times] The Nigerian government is seeking about $3.5 billion in damages from oil giants Eni and Shell over the controversial Malabu oil deal, PREMIUM TIMES has gathered.

Mon, 06 May 2019 10:36:17 GMT
Cameroon: Routine Torture, Incommunicado Detention
[HRW] Nairobi -Cameroonian authorities have tortured and held incommunicado detainees at a detention facility in Yaoundé, Cameroon's capital. Gendarmes and other security forces at the State Defense Secretariat (Secrétariat d'Etat à la défense, S...