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Ten killed as Rebels Storm Villages in NW Nigeria

At least 10 people have been killed following an attack by gunmen in Nigeria's northwestern state of Katsina, local police said on Wednesday. The gunmen...
Electricity

All Tanzanian villages will be hooked into electricity by 2021

Tanzanian government on Wednesday expressed determination to achieve its target of connecting all villages to the national grid by 2021. Medard Kalemani, the east...

The Poverty Situation In Cocoa Growing Communities In Ghana

Government's interventions have since ushered cocoa farmers in the country into destitution and are still living way below globally defined poverty levels, which is...
Photo shows a ski run in a village in Fuxin city, northeast China’s Liaoning province. (Photo by People’s Daily Online)

Chinese Villages Prosper Under green Economy

Bidding farewell to mining industry and developing winter tourism under the national rural revitalization strategy, a village in northeast China has put on a...
Photo taken on March 4, 2018 shows a bridge on an expressway from China’s southeast Xiamen to Chengdu in southwest Sichuan province. (Photo by He Hongfu from People’s Daily Online)

By 2020 All Chinese Villages Will Have Bus Service

All of China’s established villages with mature conditions will be accessed by bus services by 2020, pledged Li Xiaopeng, China’s Minister of Transport during...
An employee works on electric pylons at a power station in Greater Noida on the outskirts of New Delhi June 8, 2012. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma/Files

Namibian power firm not to cut supply to indebted villages

Villages and local councils that owe the Namibia Power Corporation (NamPower) millions of dollars have been spared darkness after the power utility's board decided...
A church building

Ghanaians Encouraged To Overcome Fear

Pastor Augustine Yakubu, the Founder and Leader of Mercy Church International, has admonished people not to let fear kill their hope and destiny. He said...

Kurdish forces retake villages from Islamic State

The offensive, which kicked off about 5:30 a.m. Sunday, involved the backup of U.S. airstrikes. IS fought back, though, attempting to ram explosive-laden vehicles in...
AFP / Ardiansyah Putra The Sinabung volcano spews hot clouds of ash and gas into the air on Sumatra island

Deadly Volcano Eruption Hits Villages In Indonesia

Witnesses have described sheer panic as waves of gas and fine rock were unleashed from Mount Sinabung on Sumatra island Saturday, consuming farmers trying...
PHNOM PENH, April 26, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen (L, front) delivers drinking water to villagers from drought-hit area in northwestern Banteay Meanchey Province, Cambodia, April 26, 2016. Hun Sen on Tuesday ordered authorities at all levels to focus mainly on distributing water to people, as the country was being severely hit by drought. (Xinhua/Sovannara)

Cambodian authorities asked to give water to villages hit by drought

"This year is considered as the disaster year, but I do not request the National Assembly or the king to declare a state of...

Israel holds 23 Palestinians in West Bank swoop

The statement said 20 Palestinians were attested during Israeli army forces raids on Palestinian homes in the areas of Bethlehem and Jerusalem, 14 from...
South Sudanese

Former Sudanese “lost boy” recounts ordeal in search of survival

by Ben Ochieng Aged just six or seven years old, most of them had lost their parents to...

Wulugu Traditional area appeal to MOH

The Chiefs and people made the appeal on behalf of the Paramount Chief of the Wulugu Traditional Area, Naba Professor John S Nabila, during the...
Millennium Villages

MVP instill spirit of self-initiative in communities

Mr David Sambo, Team Leader of the MVP, who stated this at a project implementation review meeting with communities in the MVP cluster, explained...
Health screening exercise

NGO organizes health screening for villages

During the three-day exercise, over 700 people were screened, given medication, and those whose conditions were critical, referred and sponsored to go to Agona...
Iraqi

12 Villages in Kirkuk Taken Over By Kurdish Peshmerga Forces

Thousands of Kurdish Peshmerga forces have managed to retake twelve villages in the northern Iraqi province of Kirkuk from Daesh Takfiri terrorists, after they...

DHL and SOS Children?s Villages partner over Youths initiative in Africa

Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL), the world?s leading logistics company, together with non-governmental organization (NGO) SOS Children?s Villages, celebrate half a decade of partnership...

DHL and SOS Children?s Villages benefit over 3,500 youths

DHL the world?s leading logistics company, together with non-governmental organization SOS Children?s Villages, have celebrated half a decade of a successful partnership that has...
Boko Haram

Boko Haram cause more attrocities, kills 43, burns down three villages

?Suspected Boko Haram gunmen on Tuesday killed at least 43 people and burnt down three villages in Borno State, Agence France Presse (AFP) quoted...

Boko Haram fighters raided Bale and Kayamla villages

At least 55 people were killed in two Boko Haram raids this week near Maiduguri, capital of restive northeastern Nigeria Borno state, a vigilante...
Nepal

Nepal Death Rises To 2,152, About 5,000 Injured

A total of 2,152 people have been killed and about 5,000 others injured in a powerful earthquake that struck Nepal at midday Saturday, National...

Taraba Villages Under Attack, 7 People Killed

Gunmen, suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, have attacked some villages in Donga Local Gov?ernment Area of Taraba State, in the early hours of Monday,...
Boko Haram

We Will Rebuild All Destroyed Towns And Villages – Jonathan

By Sadiq abubakar Maiduguri President Goodluck Jonathan has assured the people of borno that the federal government will do everything possible to end the Boko...
Boko Haram

Boko Haram massacres over 100 people

At least 100 persons were killed and 16 towns and villages destroyed by Boko Haram Islamists in a renewed assault, local offi­cials said...

Boko Haram Shuns Ceasefire Beheads Father Of Borno Speaker, 40 Others In Borno Villages

?Dozens of gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram have taken over Abadam. They have been in Abadam since Thursday but...
Chidi

Mobile money holds key to Africa?s cashless business

As the story of the mobile phone and its contribution to bridging the digital divide in sub-Saharan Africa unfolds, the device?s revolutionary role in...

Two villages Freed From Sahlaj And Ein Manea

Kurdish Peshmerga forces on Monday took control of two villages located near Iraq's strategic Mosul Dam, which they seized from Islamic State (IS) militants...

Boko Haram Strikes Again

Suspected Boko Haram militants have killed dozens of civilians in three villages in Borno state Tuesday according to residents. ?Gunmen in combat uniforms rode army...

Boko Haram Launches Another Attack

Members of the dreaded Islamic terrorist sect, Boko Haram, on Wednesday killed no fewer than 35 people in coordinated early morning raids on three...

Borno Villages comes under Boko Haram control

Gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram terror group on Monday attacked various communities around the rocky mountains of Gwoza town of...