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Web4Africa announces West Africa’s First Mirror Project

Web4Africa, a leading web hosting company, announces the launch of The Nigerian Mirror Project, a first of its type in the West African sub-region. The Nigerian Mirror Project, which is[...] The... This is a content summary only. Visit www.cp-afric...

CULTURE AT RISK - ICC at The Hague, Prosecutes Cultural Vandalism

"International Criminal Court brings a cultural vandal to justice" PBS NewsHour 8/22/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  Four years ago, 16 holy tombs in Timbuktu, dating back to the 14th century, were demolished in an attack by Islamic militants.  In the...
by Mage Soapbox on Aug 29, 2016

Africa: Tetra Tech gets USAID, NASA award in West Africa

​Engineering services company Tetra Tech Inc. has received a $13 million contract from the U.S. Agency for International Development and the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration to... This is a content summary only. Visit www.cp-afri...

Time Travel, by Carole Howard

Back in the day, we wrote letters. On paper. We knew that by the time our friend got the letter – even if we splurged on air mail postage – it would be outdated, but so what? In the 1970’s, … Continue reading →...
by Second Wind Publishing on May 23, 2016

From: Miss Sarah Bright

Dear One, I am writing this letter with due respect and heartful of years since we have not known or met ourselves previously.My name is Miss Sarah Bright. I am the only daughter of late Chief John Bright. My father was a preeminent oil and gas entre...
by Scam on May 9, 2016

British girls as young as 10 face harm from breast ironing with stones heated on hot coals in ritual imported from west Africa

British girls as young as 10 face harm from breast ironing with stones heated on hot coals in ritual imported from west Africa    The process uses stones, a hammer or a spatula heated over hot coals to mutilate the breast tissue and ma...

British girls as young as 10 face harm from breast ironing with stones heated on hot coals in ritual imported from west Africa

The process uses stones, a hammer or a spatula heated over hot coals to mutilate the breast tissue and make the adolescent look less 'womanly' Belief is it discourages unwanted male attention and premarital pregnancy Breast ironing originat...
by Extreme Abuse Survey on Mar 28, 2016

Africa: GRIDCo is West Africa best Power Transmission Company

The Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) has been adjudged the best power transmission company in West Africa at the 12th edition of the West African Power Industry Convention (WAPIC) awards... This is a content summary only. Visit www.cp-africa.com for full...

Meet The Nigerian Who Developed a Unified Language to Unite West Africa

This Nigerian man, Alex Igbineweka developed a new language for Nigerians and West Africa nations He introduced the language: “Biko funmi ni ruwa”  which means  “please give me water” in Guosa. Like The post Meet The Nige...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Mar 16, 2016

WEST AFRICA - Freeing Hostages

"Cameroon, Nigeria join forces to free Boko Haram hostages" PBS NewsHour 2/29/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  Hundreds of hostages held by the Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram were freed over the weekend after a joint raid by Cameroonian and Nigerian for...
by Mage Soapbox on Mar 7, 2016

Misan Rewane is Changing the Dynamics of the Service Industry in Nigeria with WAVES [West Africa Vocational Education]

Its #ImpactThursday!!! When Misan Rewane completed her studies at Stanford University, she had one idea: To transform life opportunities for West African youth by offering employable skills training and career opportunities. The ship on which she wou...
by Konnect Africa on Feb 25, 2016

Pink lake Retba in Senegal

Bemozza ~ In Senegal, in West Africa, there is an amazing Pink Lake, which its color resembles a strawberry shake. Looking at it, it seems that there poured potassium permanganate. Lake Retba (in English Lake Retba), also known as the Lac Rose (...
by Be Mozza on Feb 22, 2016

Senegal Discovers Largest Gas Field in West Africa

According to information available on the internet, Senegal has just discovered the largest gas field in the West Africa. The Senegalese President Macky Sall have welcomed discovery of the... This is a content summary only. Visit www.cp-africa.com f...

MainOne’s Nigeria-Cameroun Submarine Cable Goes Live

MainOne has announced that the high-capacity Nigerian-Cameroon Submarine Cable System (NCSCS) connecting Lagos, Nigeria and Kribi, Cameroun has been completed and went live December 2015. According... This is a content summary only. Visit www.cp-afr...

Mrs. Sonia M. Abdullah

GreetingsI want you to patiently read this offer. I am Mrs. Sonia M.Abdullah, the wife to the deceased former Head of Delegation to the World Bank in West Africa. My husband was the linkman between the Organization for Petroleum Exporting Countries -...
by Scam on Jan 10, 2016

WITH DUE RESPECT/ Please read carefully and quickly reply me on this email (mrsimbimustafa56@gmail.com)

FROM THE DESK OF MR SIMBI MUSTAFADIRECTOR IN CHARGE OF AUDITINGAND ACCOUNTING SECTIONBANK OF AFRICA (B.O.A)OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO,WEST AFRICA.Dear Friend,STRICTLY CONFIDENTIALI know that this mail will come to you as a surprise as we never met bef...
by Scam on Dec 1, 2015

West Africans have some of the healthiest diets in the world

People in Mali, Chad, Senegal and Sierra Leone enjoy healthier diets than their counterparts in the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan or Canada, according to a study published in[...] The... This is a content summary only. Visit www.cp-afric...

ATTENTION : ATM MASTER CARD OWNER,

FROM THE DESK OF MR.DAVID JEFF POLAK.DIRECTOR ATM CARD DEPARTMENTZENITH BANK PLCFEDERAL REPUBLIC OF BENIN WEST AFRICA.OUR REF:Z.B./MF/B01/Vol 01EMAIL:(atmmastercardoffice2015@gmail.com)ATTENTION : ATM MASTER CARD OWNER,WE HERE BY NOTIFYING YOU THAT Z...
by Scam on Oct 13, 2015

BOOK - Called for Life

"Missionary recounts Ebola fight as both doctor and patient" PBS NewsHour 8/10/2015ExcerptSUMMARY:  Dr. Kent Brantly contracted Ebola while treating patients during last year's epidemic in West Africa.  He was airlifted from Liberia back t...
by Mage Soapbox on Aug 17, 2015

Arrival in Nigeria

On our way to take up teaching positions on the Nigerian Airways flight the featured film, which, though I did not watch, I saw on a dozen monitors, was, I swear, Raquel Welch wearing a fur bikini as Loana the Fair One in One Million, B.C. Why this...
by Poetry on the Loose on Aug 1, 2015


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