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June 19, 2013
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In Nigeria, there are fears of an imminent fuel shortage, with uncertainty caused by a number of government probes into the fuel subsidy scheme.
Ahead of Liberia’s Armed Forces Day celebration on February 14, the country’s Defense Ministry has confirmed media reports that many soldiers in the newly formed army are deserting the force.
The Senegalese government is pulling no punches, as it comes under serious criticisms and unrelenting street protests by a coalition of opposition groups, M23 Movement just few weeks before this month’s presidential election.
Community radios have an important role to play in informing, educating and entertaining rural populations around the world.
A Nigerian academic has said that despite the wave of terror triggered by Boko Haram attacks, his country would not descend into civil war.
Former Liberian President Charles Taylor has strongly denied being a former American CIA spy.
By Frank Sainworla, Jr/WADR News
The head of a US-based rights group has said America must pay reparations to Liberia for masterminding the Charles Taylor-led fatricidal civil war, after confirmation that the country’s ex-President Taylor was a CIA spy.
The West Africa Democracy Radio (WADR) has called for an international probe into the recent murders of two journalists in Nigeria, one of whom was a correspondent of WADR in Kano, northern Nigeria.
By Frank Sainworla,Jr/WADR News
The Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) has raised serious concerns about the increasing state of insecurity prevailing in the country.
In an interview with WADR, the NUJ President, Mohamed Garba described the situation as “very serious”.
Amidst fears of the potential of political violence in the run up to this year’s elections in Ghana, the country’s Police Service has issued a stern warning to Politicians to desist from acts that would disrupt peace and order.