Category Archives: Education

Senior Boko Haram Leader Reportedly Killed by Allies

Mamman Nur, a senior figure in the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram, reportedly has been killed by some of his own colleagues.

Nur’s men allegedly gunned him down Aug. 21 following an internal dispute, according to Nigerian media sources and …

In Mozambique, Conservationists Try to Curb Child Marriage

Girls take turns to read aloud under a tree in rural Mozambique, part of a project by Gorongosa National Park to educate them and keep them out of child marriage.

The club meetings operate in 50 schools on the edge …

Kenyan President Rejects Bill Delaying Unpopular Fuel Tax

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday defied parliament by rejecting a finance bill that sought to postpone a widely unpopular tax on fuel that

has triggered strikes and public anger.

Parliament will hold a special sitting on the bill on …

MOZAMBIQUE DEVELOPING FREE ZOME AT MAPUTO PORT TO PROMOTE CRUISE TOURISM

MAPUTO– The Mozambican government is developing a free zone to promote cruise tourism at the port of Maputo, says Minister of Culture and Tourism Silva Dunduro.

Media reports here Tuesday quoted the Minister as disclosing this at a forum on …

Interpol Breaks Up Human Trafficking Ring in Sudan

Police in Sudan’s capital have rescued 94 victims of human trafficking, 85 of them minors.

Some of the victims rescued in Khartoum were 10 years old.

Interpol, the international police organization, broke up the trafficking ring in Operation Sawiyan that …

MALAYSIA DECLARED FREE FROM AFRICAN SWINE FEVER

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia — Malaysia has been declared free from African Swine Fever (ASF) since the virus was detected in the Asian continent on Aug 3, says Deputy Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Sim Tze Tzin.

He said the ministry had …