Bougainville Set To Gain Independence From Papua New Guinea

The South Pacific region of Bougainville is set to gain independence from Papua New Guinea (PNG), as people from the region voted overwhelmingly and have won a landslide referendum victory according to results shown.

There Can Be No Sustainable Development Without Peace - PMB

President Muhammadu Buhari during the opening session of the ongoing Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development in Africa in Egypt declared that without peace, there cannot be development on the continent.

Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan Meet Over Disputed Nile Dam

Egypt is hosting a new round of talks with Ethiopia and Sudan on a disputed dam built by Ethiopia on the Nile, as part of an agreement reached in Washington in November.

South Sudan Speaker Resigns Over Allegation Of Mismanagement

Anthony Lino Makana, the South Sudan parliamentary speaker was reported to have resigned from his position following threat by lawmakers to impeach him over allegation of mismanagement and impeding effort to fight corruption in the country.

Many Died as Migrant Boat Sinks off Mauritania Coast - UN

Atlantic ocean, the second-largest ocean in the world has recently witnessed a deadly incident, the worst since the mid-2000s when Spain stepped up patrols and to arrest boats of migrants attempting to cross over from Africa to Europe. The patrol recovered no fewer than 58 people including women and children died when their boat capsized in the Ocean.

South African Court Sends Police Officer Who Killed a Nigerian to Jail

A South African Court has convicted the police constable, Austin Reynold who killed a Nigerian. The officer was on Monday, sentenced to 30 years in prison by the court for killing Ebuka Emmanuel Okoli, a Nigerian living in that country on January 19, 2018, in Durban, Kwa Zulu-Natal Province of South Africa.

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