MAIN The majority of Finns are ready to increase support to the civil war-ridden Syria. » Read more
Liberia To Promote African Cultural Renaissance
MAIN The Government of Liberia says it remains committed to promoting the African Union Charter for African Cultural Renaissance.
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Sweden's Health System 'Worst In The Nordics'
MAIN Long queues to see a doctor and get treatment in Sweden have dragged the country far down a European ranking of healthcare providers, with Sweden now the worst among its Nordic neighbours despite efforts to cut waiting times. » Read more
Defection Of Nigerian Ruling Party Governors Is An Act Of God, Says APC Scandinavia Coordinator
MAIN The national coordinator and interim chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Scandinavia Lawal Ayoola Rilwan has said that the recent defection of five governors of the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) to the APC was an act of God perfected by great progressives to rescue Nigeria, a sinking ship, Nigeria.
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Iceland: Thousands Of Passwords And Messages Online After Hacking
MAIN The website of Vodafone telecommunications company in Iceland was hacked earlier this weekend, exposing 30,000 user passwords and 80,000 text messages as well as other confidential customer data such as addresses, visir.is reports. » Read more
Liberian Foreign Minister, UAE Officials Discuss Energy, Education, Port Management
MAIN Liberia's Foreign Minister Augustine Kpehe Ngafuan has held discussions with a top level United Arab Emirates (UAE) ministerial delegation in Paris, France as a follow up to a recent visit to the UAE by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
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High Number of Asylum Seekers Accepted By Norway
MAIN Norway has accepted three times as many applications for asylum as Denmark, considering the population. Only Sweden and Malta surpass Norway. Between 2008 and 2012 the number of asylum seekers in Europe increased from 225.000 to 335.000. » Read more
Africa Risks losing 20 Percent Of Elephants In 10 Years
MAIN Africa could lose 20 percent of its elephant population in a decade if current poaching levels are not slowed, animal conservation groups warned Monday. » Read more
African Development Bank Commended For Work On Clean Energy Financing
MAIN The African Development Bank’s (AfDB) work in clean energy financing received some welcome recognition last week from Asian Development Bank President (ADB) Takehiko Nakao. » Read more
Six African Countries Get Support To Bolster Private Sector's Role In Climate Action
MAIN With African Development Bank (AfDB)support, six African nations – Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Mali and Mozambique – made it through a global competition run by the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) to provide dedicated funding to engage the private sector in effective climate solutions. » Read more