Bulgarian spy vows to reveal Vatican secrets in book
Mr. Dimitrov claimed that he was working in the Vatican for Bulgaria’s secret service from 1974 to 1990.
UN Chief, Ban Ki-moon, phones Jonathan, Buhari, insists on credible elections
Timely preparations ‘imperative’ to credible, free, transparent elections in Nigeria, says UN chief, Ban Ki-moon
16,600 children lost parents to Ebola in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leon – UNICEF
Most of the children have been placed with their extended families.
Ebola Outbreak: Sierra Leone to reopen schools in March
Parents say the government should have waited until the country is Ebola free.
Islamic clerics denounce burning alive of Jordanian pilot by ISIS
“This weakens the popularity of Islamic State because we look at Islam as a religion of mercy and tolerance, even in the heat of battle, a prisoner of war is given good treatment”.
UN calls for more regional military operations against Boko Haram
UN says the insurgents now constitute a threat to local and international peace.
ECOWAS Parliament to get enhanced legislative powers in 2016
The Extraordinary Session of the parliament will end on February 7.
UN Security Council condemns continued attacks by Boko Haram
They underlined the need to bring perpetrators, organisers, financiers and sponsors of acts of terrorism to justice.
Egypt deports jailed Al Jazeera journalist, Peter Greste
Two other Al Jazeera journalists, Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy, still remained imprisoned in Egypt.
“Nigeria accounts for 25% of maternal, infant deaths in sub-Saharan Africa”
“This high figure is enough to warrant a national emergency meeting involving the government, National Assembly, as well as public and corporate organisations towards ending these avoidable deaths.”
Ethiopia Moves Forward with Case against Zone 9 Bloggers
Zone Nine bloggers and journalists have been imprisoned for nine months.
South Africa: Calm restored after outbreak of xenophobia
The rioting resulted in the death of four people, including an 18-month-old baby in Kagiso.
UN secures release of 3,000 child soldiers in South Sudan
UNICEF said it was trying to reunify the children with their families.
France arrests 5 terrorism suspects who recruit youths to fight with ISIS-Minister
The suspects are aged 26 to 44.
Journalist flees Argentina after reporting on prosecutor’s death
Pachter broke the news on January 18 that Alberto Nisman, a prosecutor investigating the 1994 terrorist attack on Jewish cultural center AMIA, had been found dead the night before he was to testify about the attack.
Sierra Leone lifts Ebola quarantine measures amid progress
There are indications that there is a sharp drop in transmission.
Iran bans newspaper for showing American actor wearing ‘Je suis Charlie’ pin
Almost all Hollywood productions are banned in the Islamic republic as “culturally decadent”
Nigeria to ratify anti-Mercury convention in August
Nigeria has developed a work plan on the process of ratifying the convention.