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Israel scraps scheme to ban Palestinians from buses

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Defence minister had approved programme to stop Palestinians working in Israel returning to West Bank on Israeli buses Israel’s prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, has cancelled a pilot scheme banning Palestinian workers from Israeli buses in the occupied territories – denounced as tantamount to apartheid – only hours after it was announced. The plan had been […]

May 20th, 2015 | Posted in Africa,World | Read More »

Italian coastguards: military action will not solve Mediterranean migrant crisis

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Guardia Costiera officers call for increased focus on saving migrants’ lives and more large-scale naval ships to be put under Italian command The Italian coastguards leading migrant rescue missions in the southern Mediterranean have voiced concern about the EU’s migration strategy, arguing that military operations will not stop migration to Europe and calling instead for […]

May 19th, 2015 | Posted in Africa,World | Read More »

British aid money invested in gated communities and shopping centres

A swimming pool in the Protea hotel in Ikeja

Millions of pounds of British aid money to tackle poverty overseas has been invested in builders of gated communities, shopping centres and luxury property in poor countries, the Guardian can reveal. CDC, the little-known investment arm of the British aid programme, has invested more than $260m (£154m) in 44 property and construction companies in Latin […]

May 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Africa | Read More »

Bombing attack in Abuja, Nigeria

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Two terrorist attacks occurred on Friday, 1, in Abuja, Nigeria while the national parade for the 50th anniversary of Independence was taking place. Twelve people are dead by the bombing explosions. Police hold under arrest the two suspects. However, President Jonathan Goodluck claimed that the terrorists who are responsible for this cruel deed live outside […]

October 6th, 2010 | Posted in Africa | Read More »