Gambia:Media Mark Anniversary of Killing of Journalist Deyda Hydara

[Foroyaa] The  Gambia Press Union (GPU) and Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), supported by International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX) will hold a forum in honour of victims of freedom of expression violation in The Gambia as part of events marking the commemoration of the 12th anniversary of the assassination of Deyda Hydara.

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Nigeria:State Speakers Raise Hope On Passage of ‘Not Too Young to Run’ Bill

[This Day] Abuja -With the endorsement by the two chambers of the National Assembly, speakers of states legislatures in the country have promised a speedy passage of the “Not Too Young To Run” bill, which seeks to reduce the age limit for running for elected office in Nigeria.

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Nigeria:’Nigerian Victims of Slavery Cannot Sue Libya’

[This Day] A human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana, has stated that the Nigerian victims of slavery cannot sue Libya, stressing that the shameful slave trade which Nigeria is battling with is part of the fallout from the removal and brutal killing of President Muammar Gaddafi by armed gangs supported by the allied forces of imperialism led by the United States under President Barrack Obama.

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Cote d’Ivoire:Abidjan Summit – Joint Task Force to Be Launched to Free Migrants

[RFI] A task force to free migrants illegally detained in Libya backed by both the European Union (EU), the African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN) is to be set up “in a matter of weeks”. The new strategy was announced in the Ivorian city of Abidjan at the AU-EU summit.

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