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Nigeria’s 2015 Elections: Limiting the Violence

Nigeria’s politics is sliding dangerously towards violence before, during and after the February 2015 elections. With only three months to the polls, mitigating bloodshed requires urgent improvements in security and electoral arrangements, as well as in political mindsets. Nigeria’s February…

0 Comments / 1 View / 22nd November 2014

KPMG International’s Infrastructure 100: World Markets

KPMG International’s Infrastructure 100: World Markets highlights key trends driving infrastructure investment around the world. A global panel of industry experts identifies 100 of the world’s most innovative, impactful infrastructure projects showing how governments are coming together with the private…

0 Comments / 2 View / 21st November 2014

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SkyVision provides Seychelles with network solutions

SkyVision Global Networks Ltd., a leading global communications provider, on 21st November announced the commencement of its managed IP Trunking and Private Network solutions to Cable & Wireless Seychelles (CWS), part of the Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) group of…

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Sierra Leone Action Receives Donation of Equipment

Sierra Leone Action, an organization comprising a global team of Sierra Leonean physicians and other professionals, on 18th November announced that Fresenius Kabi has donated nine Fenwal Autopheresis-C® instruments, all required related supplies and training to study a treatment for Ebola…

0 Comments / 3 View / 20th November 2014


Viber Launches Public Chats

Viber, the leading mobile communications app offering free messaging and HD-quality calls, on 19th November announced Public Chats, a new feature that allows users to discover, share and interact with conversations, communities and content on mobile. Public Chats are live…

0 Comments / 5 View / 20th November 2014


ASSE Nigerian Chapter to Host Second Conference

American Society of Safety Engineers, (ASSE),  the world’s oldest professional safety society, invites safety professionals to register for NIGERIA PDC 2015, a three-day professional development conference and exposition in Lagos, Nigeria on March 3-5, 2015, it was announced on 19th…

0 Comments / 4 View / 20th November 2014

AMISOM soldiers patrol near stockpiles of charcoal close to the Kismayo sea port, February 27, 2013. (Feisal Omar / Courtesy Reuters)  Foreign Affairs

How the charcoal trade fuels Al Shabab

To take out al Shabab, one need look no further than charcoal. The United Nations has repeatedly called for countries in the region to disrupt the group’s trade in this environmentally destructive product, but, as the most recent Somalia UN…

0 Comments / 2 View / 20th November 2014

Law enforcement agencies meet to tackle illicit trade in tobacco products

Members of global, regional and local law enforcement, revenue and customs agencies will meet in Cape Town at the end of November to collaborate on efforts to address the scourge of illicit tobacco trade in sub-Saharan Africa, it was announced…

0 Comments / 12 View / 19th November 2014

Women Reporting Abuse in Somalia Without Persecution

The African Union is launching an investigation into sex abuse allegations against its troops in Somalia. Investigating sexual abuse and exploitation – especially when those accused are soldiers – is a complex and time-consuming process that requires sensitive expert handling….

0 Comments / 9 View / 9th November 2014

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WHO “Safe and Dignified Burial” Protocol Key to Reducing Ebola

A new WHO protocol for safe and dignified burial of people who die from Ebola virus disease emphasizes inclusion of family members and encouraging religious rites as an essential part of safe burials. “At least 20% of new Ebola infections…

0 Comments / 9 View / 8th November 2014