The Nigerian Customs Service has reacted to a traveler's claim of being maltreated by its officers because of her tribe and gender. In a statement released by Customs' spokesperson Joseph Attah, the woman identified as Mrs. Udensi Adaeze Nwagboliwe who arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport onboard a British […]
The US Department of State said on Saturday it has ordered non-emergency government staff and family members of government employees to leave the Democratic Republic of the Congo a week before a presidential election that it fears could turn violent.
Campaigning for the long-delayed December 23 poll to choose President Joseph Kabila’s successor had been mostly peaceful until this week, when security forces opened fire to disperse opposition gatherings, killing at least four people.
A fire in the capital Kinshasa also destroyed thousands of voting machines and ballot boxes early on Thursday morning; Kabila’s ruling coalition and opposition candidates traded blame for the incident.