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Tanzania and Ugandan Authorities Meet to Discuss Challenges at the borders

Permanent Secretaries from Tanzania and Uganda on Tuesday met in the country's northwestern region of Kagera to discuss border-related challenges. Faraji Mnyepe, Permanent Secretary in...
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Nigerian Borders Reopens on Orders

The Nigerian government on Saturday ordered the re-opening of all the nation's borders following the postponement of presidential and national assembly polls by the...

NNP Not Interested In Controlling Affairs Of Traditional Rulers – President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Thursday said his administration was not interested in controlling the affairs of traditional rulers, and as such would...
child trafficking

Charity blames porous borders for rise in child trafficking in Kenya

A Kenyan-based child protection organization said on Thursday that the country's porous borders are the hot spots for child trafficking to other parts...

Malawi army ordered to borders to curb smuggling

Malawi President Peter Mutharika has ordered the country's army to guard all the border points and impound vehicles smuggling maize, tobacco or other prohibited...
airspace

South Sudan hails Sudan for opening borders to facilitate aid delivery

The Government of South Sudan on Thursday lauded its northern neighbor Sudan for allowing relief agencies to use its territory and airspace to deliver...
Ghanaian Passport

Issuance of African Passport Will Open Wide More Borders

The image of Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Chadian President Idriss Deby proudly holding the first two copies of the newly launched pan-African passport...
shippers

Shippers cry over high cost doing business

Mr Robin Huws Barnes, Takoradi Branch Manager of the Ghana Shippers’ Authority, said the situation has made many shippers in the country non-competitive. He said...
shippers

Shippers cry over high cost of transacting business

Mr Robin Huws Barnes, Takoradi Branch Manager of the Ghana Shippers’ Authority, said the situation has rather rendered most shippers in the country non-competitive. He...
elections

Foreigners must not meddle in Ghana’s electoral process

Mr Cletus Avoka, the Board Chairman of GIS, gave the warning at a durbar of immigration personnel in Sekondi when the board members paid...

Ghana’s Borders Provided With Surveillance Gadgets

Ghana has installed surveillance equipment at its border posts to protect citizens from the globalised threat of cross-border terrorist attacks. The Ministry of...
AFP/File / Georges Ourfalian Al-Nusra Front and allied Islamists seized Khan Tuman and surrounding villages south of Aleppo after less than 24 hours of clashes with Syrian pro-government forces

Terrorist attacks claims 6 lives whilst injuring 14

Those killed include four border guard soldiers, a civil defence member and a member of the public security department. Of the total...

Burundi Crisis Slows Borders confirmation with Tanzania

William Lukuvi, Tanzania's Minister for Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development, said Saturday that ongoing political crisis in Burundi was hindering the ministry from...
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Zambia beefs up on security along its borders to check smuggling

Eastern Province Permanent Secretary, Chanda Kasolo, said a task force had been formed to check the border routes following food shortages in neighboring countries,...

Indian police shoot and killed Eight Maoist rebels

Acting on intelligence information, police attacked the group of militants who had gathered for a meeting in a forested area on the borders of...
A doctor examines a larva of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the carrier of Zika virus, in a laboratory of the Ministry of Health, in San Jose, Costa Rica, on Jan. 29, 2016. The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said it would convene an International Health Regulations emergency committee on the Zika virus to ascertain whether the outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern.(Xinhua/Kent Gilbert) (jp) (sp)

Cuba steps up against Zika Virus

In an address to the nation, Cuban President Raul Castro called on "all Cubans to take on this fight as a personal challenge" by...
Greece

Greece asked to solve external borders shortfalls

According to a European Council press release, the action recommended covers areas such as registration procedures, sea border surveillance, border check procedures, risk...
French soldiers and United Nations peacekeepers from Burkina Faso patrol in Timbuktu, November 5, 2014. REUTERS/Joe Penney

Burkina Faso deploys soldiers along border to counter terrorists

"Burkinabe soldiers have been deployed at different border points, ready to fire," the minister said during a press conference in Ouagadougou. ...

Burkina Faso to close borders for elections

Security Minister Alain Jean Claude Zagre announced that at a press conference on Thursday, adding security officers were ready to perform their mandate during...

Cancer Takes Marcy Borders Live At Just 42-Years

Marcy Borders Marcy Borders became known as the ?dust lady? after a photo showed her covered in dust as she escaped the World Trade...

Kenya to Allow in Tax-free Sugar Imports Starting From 2016 March

Foreign Affairs CS Amina Mohamed and PS Karanja Kibicho at a past press conference Trade Permanent Secretary Karanja Kibicho said the country could not...

Rwanda opens up borders to attract foreign investments

Rwanda has intensified campaign to engage in close business ties with foreign countries in order to boost investments at home. The small central African...

David Cameron plans a crack down on illegal immigration

Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday announced plans to crack down on illegal immigration and tighten Britain?s borders as new official figures showed a...

President Shein endorsed new structure of boundaries

President Ali Mohamed Shein The Minister of State (Regional Administration and Special Department), Mr Haji Omar Kheri, announced that President Shein had endorsed the new...
xenophobia

NEPAD Business Foundation Joins Business Action Against Xenophobia

The NEPAD Business Foundation (NBF) in partnership with the African Leadership Initiative (ALI), Brand South Africa (Brand SA) and the South African Red Cross...
Passport

Britain launched exit checks on passports at borders

Britain launched exit checks on passports at borders from Wednesday, saying the move would help to fight illegal immigration and track the movements of...

Nigerian borders to be closed to public as elections approach

Land and sea borders across Nigeria are to be closed from March 26 to midnight of March 28 to allow for a hitch-free election,...
Nigerian police

Nigerian Immigration service clamps down on illegal immigrants ahead of polls

Not long ago, the Adamawa Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) announced the arrest of 280 illegal aliens in the state. Speaking in...

APC reacts to Customs and Immigrations removal from borders

The leadership of the leading opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) has sounded an alarm over a strange directive ordering the withdrawal of Customs,...
cameroon soldiers

Nigeria protects it’s borders with over 2000 troops

The federal government said it has deployed more than 2000 members of the special armed elite border patrol corps unit of the Nigeria Immigration...