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Three dead in Boko Haram ‘collaboration’ killing

Suspected Boko Haram fighters stormed a village in northeast Nigeria and killed three people on suspicion of collaborating with the military, security sources said on Monday. A group of jihadists stormed Kalari Abdiye village, in the Konduga area of Borno state, between 01:00 – 02:00 GMT on Saturday. Three locals …

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Ghana Music Awards UK 2017 Opens For Nominations

Organisers of Ghana Music Awards UK have held a press conference to call for entries for this year’s Ghana Music Awards UK. The conference, which was held on Thursday, March 23, 2017, at Starr UK multimedia in Croydon, was to officially set the platform for artistes to submit their works …

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UN, WHO plan to eradicate Polio in Africa

The World Health Organization and the United Nations children ‘s fund are planning a massive immunization campaign across Africa to wipe out Polio from the continent. According to the UN, tens of thousands of health workers will visit 13 central and Western African countries to vaccinate more than 116 million …

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Spain court opens 1st European case against Syrian officials

A Spanish National Court judge has ordered an investigation into the alleged role of nine Syrian officials in the disappearance and execution of a man in 2013, in the first criminal case accepted by a European court against President Bashar Assad’s regime. Investigative magistrate Eloy Velasco said Monday the nine …

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Stepdad kills 2-year-old girl in anger after he lost computer game

A stepdad killed his 2-year-old stepdaughter by throwing her into a door in frustration because he lost a computer game he was playing. Szymon Brzozowski, 24, threw the toddler at the door’s metal frame and she eventually died from “cranio-cerebral injuries”. The toddler, whose name was given as Lilka, did …

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UAE donates $54M to Interpol

The United Arab Emirates announced Monday it has donated $54 million (50 million euros) to the Interpol Foundation, as the country prepares to host a joint forum on global security. The funds will go towards seven Interpol projects including counter-terrorism, cybercrime and drugs, an official statement said. “The threats posed …

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