Category: Headline

Journalists urge freedom for Al Jazeera staff

Protesters take to Nairobi streets to send message to Egyptian government: ‘You silence one of us, you silence us all.’ Anger over the incarceration of Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt poured onto the streets of…

Corruption across EU ‘breathtaking’ – EU Commission

The extent of corruption in Europe is “breathtaking” and it costs the EU economy at least 120bn Euros (£99bn) annually, the European Commission says. EU Home Affairs Commissioner, Cecilia Malmstroem, has presented a full report…

Why Nigeria’s development is slow – UN agency

UNIDO plans to help Nigeria diversify its economy The United Nation Industrial Development Organisation, UNIDO, on Thursday attributed Nigeria’s slow paced development to inconsistency in the country’s industrial policy. UNIDO is a specialised agency of the United Nations…

11 PDP senators defect to APC

Senator Bukola Saraki The rank of the APC in the Senate swelled Wednesday with the defection of 11 Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, senators to the All Progressives Congress, APC. Among the senators that defected are…

Abbas accepts gradual Israeli withdrawal

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says Palestinians could accept an Israeli military presence in the West Bank for a three-year transition period as part of a peace deal.  But Abbas says “whoever proposes 10 or 15…