LIBYA: ELECTION COMMISSION SAYS HAS ‘ZERO’ BUDGET TO PREPARE POLLS

TRIPOLI– Libya’s electoral commission has asked the government for US$28.7 million, saying that without funding to boost its “zero” budget it cannot make plans to prepare for a vote on a new constitution and later …

BURKINA FASO: FRENCH COURT APPROVES EXTRADITION OF BROTHER OF EX-PRES COMPAORE

OUAGADOUGOU– A French court of appeal has approved an extradition request by Burkina Faso’s government for the brother of ex-Burkinabe president Blaise Compaore.

Police detained Francois Compaore at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris in …

YELLOW FEVER OUTBREAK KILLS NINE IN NIGERIA

ABUJA, Nigeria- Nigerian health authorities confirmed nine people have been killed, by a yellow fever outbreak, in the southern state of Edo, since last month.

Following an investigation into the yellow fever epidemic, 10 local …

YELLOW FEVER OUTBREAK KILLS NINE IN NIGERIA

ABUJA, Nigeria- Nigerian health authorities confirmed nine people have been killed, by a yellow fever outbreak, in the southern state of Edo, since last month.

Following an investigation into the yellow fever epidemic, 10 local …

11TH SUMMIT OF GLOBAL FORUM ON MIGRATION, DEVELOPMENT KICKS OFF IN MOROCCO

RABAT, Morocco- The 11th Summit of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD), opened Wednesday, in the Moroccan city of Marrakech, with the participation of over 100 countries.

Under the theme: “Honouring International Commitments …