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Refugees wallow in Mozambique jail months without charge

Published: 21/Jun/2019
Source: Centre for African Journalists (CAJ) News Africa

from ARIMANDO DOMINGOS MAPUTO, (CAJ News) – SOME 16 refugees and asylum seekers from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) remain in detention six months after their arrest on unclear charges in Mozambique. The 15 Congolese and their Ethiopian counterpart have…

West Africa

National Identity: FG sets five-year target to provide identification for Nigerians

Published: 19/Jun/2019
Source: Premium Times (Abuja)

By Ayodeji Adegboyega The Federal Government says it is determined to provide a lifelong unique identification for every individual physically residing in Nigeria and Nigerians in the diaspora within the next five years. The Director-General of the National Identity Management…