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Cameroon: MINFOPRA Intends to Recruit 1000 “BILINGUAL” Young Camerooniaans

Cameroon: MINFOPRA launches recruitment of young teachers in Scientific and technical subjects In Cameroon, many youths see the public service as the next best thing to securing a future for themselves. In this regards, the government has decided to increase the civil service by a small margin of  1,000. The unit led by Michel Ange Angouing launched on Thursday 22nd June, the recruitment of 1000 young bilingual graduates in technical and scientific fields. This recruitment is a statement from the Ministry of Public Service and Administrative Reform to reduce the deficit of teachers…

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Religious Battle Around The Web News 

Nigeria’s Religious Battle of the Robes

Letter from Africa: Religious Battle By Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani Almost all of Nigeria’s many inter-religious crises/religious battle have erupted in the north of the country, where the majority of the country’s Muslims live, along with a sizeable Christian minority. But, over the past few weeks, a religious battle of a peculiar nature has sprouted in Osun state, southwest Nigeria, which has a large population of Muslims as well as Christians. While previous religious conflicts have involved machetes, the battle in Osun is being fought with religious garments. It’s the war of the…

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Boko haram Around The Web News 

Custody battle after Boko Haram child kidnap

Letter from Africa:By Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani For many victims of the Boko Haram insurgency in north-eastern Nigeria, the tragedy never seems to end. It simply takes on new dimensions. Take the case of 32-year-old Maria David Zaya, whose two-year-old daughter, Precious, was kidnapped by militants of the Islamist group in September 2014, while she was visiting her in-laws in Madagali in Adamawa state. Precious was taken captive along with six other children and two women who lived in the same neighbourhood. Two weeks later, one of the women escaped. She told…

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Nigeria Biafra crisis Around The Web 

Letter From Africa: Should Nigerian regions (Biafra) gain power?

Novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani considers growing calls for changes in the way Nigeria is governed. The chants of discontent among the more than 300 different tongues amalgamated by the British into one nation called Nigeria never seem to end. From the Biafra crisis to the present day hustle and tussle for a better life. As one ethnic group pauses to catch its breath, another mounts the world media stage, while others await their big moment. Nigeria’s system of government encourages this attention seeking. Each of the country’s different…

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Russian Hackers to blame for sparking Qatar crisis, FBI inquiry finds

Russian Hackers at it Again Gulf state isolated by neighbours after freelance hacking operation planted fake news to discredit emir over his Islamist links. An investigation by the FBI has concluded that Russian hackers were responsible for sending out fake messages from the Qatari government, sparking the Gulf’s biggest diplomatic crisis in decades. It is believed that the Russian government was not involved in the hacks; instead, freelance Russian hakers were paid to undertake the work on behalf of some other state or individual. Some observers have claimed privately that Saudi…

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South Sudan Around The Globe Around The Web 

South Sudan Media Authority Bans 20 Foreign Journalist

Journalists and Fake News in South Sudan  At a time when peace is so much needed in the youngest African country; South Sudan, journalism is becoming the new enemy. One would be forced to conclude that Western-style reporting of news by giant media houses like CNN, BBC, etc, for the interest of their protegees is fast becoming a thing in the African milieu. Nevertheless, African authorities who have been termed dictators by the Western democracies show no pity for such. South Sudan’s media authority has banned 20 foreign journalists from…

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