Category: General News

Both US & Russia Pledge Military Support to Cameroon Against Boko Haram

Both US & Russia Pledge Military Support to Cameroon Against Boko Haram

Following Cameroon Military’s bravery, determination and reasonable success in the fight against what some call the Nigerian based “demonic sect; Boko Haram, both the Unites States of America (USA) and the Russian Government have promised to come to the support of Cameroon against one of the most barbaric Islamist terrorists on the face of the […]

Belgium: Liberian Ambassador Praises Journalist for Fighting for other Journalists

Belgium: Liberian Ambassador Praises Journalist for Fighting for other Journalists

The Liberian Ambassador to Brussels, Belgium H.E Jarjar Kamara has lauded the efforts of Journalist and Founder/Executive Director of Africa Press International (API), Larry Bate Takang drawing the world’s attention to the plight of Journalists in the three Main Ebola affected countries; Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. On Friday 12 December 2014, Ambassador Jarjar Kamara […]

African Association of International Law Holds Inaugural Distinguished Lecture

African Association of International Law Holds Inaugural Distinguished Lecture

                          The African Association of International Law (AAIL) held its inaugural Distinguished Lecture Series on Monday, December 8, 2014 at The Hague Institute for Global Justice in The Netherlands. The lecture took place under the theme: “The Hague and Arusha: A Tale of Two […]

Africa Press International (API) Launches Campaign to Save Journalists from Ebola

Africa Press International (API) Launches Campaign to Save Journalists from Ebola

Africa Press International (API) has launched an international campaign on the international crowd funding website: GoFundMe. The campaign’s goal is to raise €148,000 ($185,000) in order to provide protective equipments, communications gadgets and training guides to African Journalists in the three most Ebola affected countries in Africa (Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea). The campaign is […]

List of Nominees for The Voice Achievers Award 2014 Announced

List of Nominees for The Voice Achievers Award 2014 Announced

The Voice Achievers award 2014 has announced the names of nominees to be honored at this year’s award ceremony on 17th October 2014 at Van der Valk Hotel in the city of Almere, The Netherlands. This year’s award will coincide with the commemoration of the 15th anniversary of the Voice Magazine. According to a Press […]

Cameroon Army ‘kills more than 100 Boko Haram Terrorists’

Cameroon Army ‘kills more than 100 Boko Haram Terrorists’

According to reports by Agence France Press (AFP), the Cameroon army last Saturday killed more than 100 fighters of the Nigerian Islamic sect, Boko Haram in a counter offensive action. On Monday September 8, 2014, the Cameroonian government said its soldiers killed more than 100″ Boko Haram fighters during an attempted incursion into Cameroonian territory. […]

Africa Fashion Week Amsterdam…A Great Success

Africa Fashion Week Amsterdam…A Great Success

The Votes are in and the result is clear. The First edition of Africa Fashion Week Amsterdam (AFWA) from August 29th – 31st 2014 was a great success. Africa Fashion Week Amsterdam is so far the Biggest African Fashion Exhibition held in the Netherlands. AFWA was founded by young Cameroonian born designer Diana Tambe, known […]

Men Who Have Sex with Men among Highest Risk of HIV…WHO Warns

Men Who Have Sex with Men among Highest Risk of HIV…WHO Warns

According to a News release by the World Health Organization (WHO) on July 11, 2014, men who have sex with men, people in prison, people who inject drugs, sex workers and transgender people are most at risk of HIV infection and threaten the global progress on the HIV response. Studies indicate that men who have […]

FIFA Suspends Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)

FIFA Suspends Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)

The World Football Governing body (FIFA) has suspended the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) because of “Government interference.” The suspension took place on Wednesday 12th July 2014 after a warning from FIFA last week threatening such a punishment. According to the BBC, The NFF was served with Nigerian high-court proceedings earlier this month following the team’s […]

Africa’s Oldest Universities…Did You know?

Africa’s Oldest Universities…Did You know?

There are hundreds of universities in Africa with the largest being the University of Cairo in Egypt and the second largest being Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) in Zaria, Nigeria founded on October 4, 1962. There are also Top universities and most popular ones but the question has always been: “Which is the oldest University in […]