Nigeria’s Boko Haram unrest: African leaders urged to act

Nigeria’s Boko Haram unrest: African leaders urged to act

African states should act quickly and collectively to curb the growing threat posed by Nigeria’s militant Islamists, the African Union chief has said. Cross-border raids into Cameroon showed the dangers the Boko Haram group posed, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said. Nigeria has rejected AU or UN intervention, saying regional armies are capable of dealing with the threat. […]

Attorney: Woman convicted of killing man ‘let jealousy take control’

Attorney: Woman convicted of killing man ‘let jealousy take control’

SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA9) — Wednesday, a woman from Mississippi was convicted of killing a Maryland man who she was in a romantic relationship with in 2012. Thirty-seven-year-old Katrina Renee Ben was found guilty of first-degree murder and use of a handgun in the commission of a crime of violence in the death of 25-year-old […]

Kenya’s MRC leader Omar Mwamnuadzi charged

Kenya’s MRC leader Omar Mwamnuadzi charged

The leader of a secessionist group in Kenya has been charged with holding an illegal gathering and planning to breach the peace. Omar Mwamnuadzi denied the charge during a court appearance late on Wednesday. He was arrested with 11 other members of his Mombasa Republican Council (MRC) following a police raid on his home. The […]

Free App to Help Blind People Use Smartphones

Free App to Help Blind People Use Smartphones

By Dalmeet Singh Chawla A free app to help blind people use different functions on smartphones has been launched this week, allowing tapping gestures to be translated into text.  The Simpleye app will initially be available for free for Android smartphones.  “It should be available to everyone who needs it,” says the app’s Indian designer […]

Youth And Professionals Interact At Washington Metro Area Career Workshop

Youth And Professionals Interact At Washington Metro Area Career Workshop

Youth in the Washington Metro area benefited from another installment of Workshops organized and sponsored by the Edusei Foundation. The fourth in the series of workshops reached the Washington Metro Area on July 5th as young prospective college students and professionals gathered to interact on issues relating to their career paths. Similar events have been […]

From the Wilderness to Greatness- Apostle Seth

From the Wilderness to Greatness- Apostle Seth

By Katherine Carboo – When the Lord calls He prepares the called. He called and is still calling; Prophets, Priest and Kings – each calling is unique and each is peculiar. The Patriarchs met their “wilderness” experience at their calling and so did the Prophets and the Lord Himself; who said those who take up their […]

At UN-backed meeting, Cameroon and Nigeria agree to expedite boundary demarcation process

At UN-backed meeting, Cameroon and Nigeria agree to expedite boundary demarcation process

14 December 2012 – Representatives from Cameroon and Nigeria ended today a meeting over the demarcation of the boundary between the two countries with a reaffirmation of their willingness to expedite the process in relation to the land-based areas which remain to be identified, according to the United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA). Members […]