West Africa

  • Sudan Military Orders Closure of Al Jazeera In Khartoum, Warns Protesters

    Sudan 5As tens of thousands of protesters continue their agitation for civil rule in the capital, Khartoum, the Sudanese military has ordered the closure of the office of  Al Jazeera Media Network.

     According to a Press Release by Al Jazeera denounced the "abrupt" closure of Khartoum bureau and the banning of its reporters from reporting in the country, calling it "a complete violation of the freedom of the press".

    The protest  is coming on the heels of a  two-day strike organised by demonstrators and opposition groups frustrated by a deadlock in talks on a transition to democracy.

    In reaction the head of the central region in Khartoum, General Bahar Ahmed  said ''The protest site has become unsafe and represents a danger to the revolution and the revolutionaries and threatens the coherence of the state and its national security.''

  • The People of Sudan Protest Bad Governance

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    The people of Sudan want good governance and they are doing all it takes to ensure this is achieved.

    Indeed, there are several other countries, whose citizens are also agitating for good governance, hopes are high that same shall be achieved sooner than expected.

  • AIUWA Set to Introduce Latest Technology in The Gambia

    The  President of American International University West Africa (AIUWA),  Dr. Dinesh Shukla, has disclosed that the institution is set to introduce latest technology in The Gambia.

    Dr. Shukla made this disclosure in a symposium at the  AIUWA conference hall in Kanifing.

     “We want to set-up a Virtual Reality Simulation Lab in the next two years that will be the first in West Africa.”

    ''This university was established with the view to train and educate health professionals so that they can serve the general population, to do that, we need outside help to guide us through the process.” he stated.

    American International University West Africa (AIUWA) is a registered and approved institution of higher education by Gambia’s Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology and Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, providing effective and World-Class education to qualified and motivated students directly after high school.

  • Three Ghanaian Schools Seek Financial Assistance

     Ghana 1​​An appeal has been made by three junior high schools in the Gyabankrom Circuit of Abura-Asebu- Kwamankese District in the Central Region of Cape Coast Ghana  for  financial assistance for school infrastructure upgrade.

    The school which include,  Afrangua D/A Basic School, Mpeseduadze Bob Beadle JHS and Betsingua D/A Basic School  lack  toilets, potable water, Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) centre in addition to the  school buildings which are  in a deplorable state.GhanaMr Joseph Appiah, the head teacher of Mpeseduadze Bob Beadle JHS, lamented that  some RLG laptop computers donated to the schools about 10 years ago to enhance teaching and learning of ICT were faulty and had not been repaired for the past three years.

    "Most of the laptops we are using were all supplied by government but they are not working and teachers find it difficult in teaching the practical aspect of the ICT," Mr. Appiah stated.