Cape Verde Woman Jailed for Drug Trafficking
[Guardian]JUSTICE Saliu Saidu of the Federal High Court, Lagos Monday sentenced a woman, Rosangela Homes Gonclaves, Cape Verdean citizen to six months imprisonment for importing two kilograms of cocaine into Nigeria.
PDP - Why Opposition Is Against Deployment of Military for Elections
[This Day]Abuja -The ruling Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) has described the All Progressives Congress' (APC's) opposition to the use of the military during next month's general elections as part of a hidden agenda to throw the country into chaos and take Nigeria back to the 1966 and 1967 civil war era.
FAO Provides Urgent Assistance to Drought-Stricken Cape Verde
[FAO]Rome -Sharp decline in 2014 cereal production due to irregular rains
Daily Press Briefing By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General
[UN]The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today's noon briefing by St├ęphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.
UN Agriculture Agency to Provide Urgent Assistance to Drought-Stricken Cape Verde
[UN News]The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today announced that it will provide urgently needed food crop seeds, animal feed and drip irrigation equipment to help thousands of people in drought-stricken Cape Verde, while also helping to build resilience and make agriculture less dependent on unpredictable rains.
Amid Measles Outbreak in United States, UN Health Agency Urges Parents to Vaccinate Children
[UN News]Parents in the United States must vaccinate their children against measles in order to maintain the high levels of immunity necessary in keeping outbreaks of the aggressively contagious virus small and contained, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) announced today.
Africa's Emerging Economies
[IMF]Senegal's Middle-income Drive Taps Experience of Peers
Cote d'Ivoire Careful Despite Favourites Tag
[Guardian]THE same is familiar. Two years ago the Elephants were the overwhelming favourites in their quarterfinal clash against the Super Eagles in South Africa. Nobody reckoned with a certain Sunday Mba and Emmanuel Emenike in the Eagles' ranks. At the end of the day, Didier Drogba and his troops left the Rustenberg stadium with their tails behind their legs.