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NIGERIAN NURSE IN THE UK BAGS QUEEN ELIZABETH II HONOURS

A Nigerian nurse of Irish and Nigerian descents has been honoured by Queen Elizabeth II for her contributions to the United Kingdom’s health sector. Dame Elizabeth Nneka Anionwu, a British-born nurse, health expert, tutor, lecturer and medical professor, was honoured with the Commander of Order of British Empire. Her citation states that Anionwu contributed to the opening of the first ... Read More »

Gambia Elects New President, Jammeh Concedes Defeat

Yahayah Jammeh Yahya Jammeh, The Gambia’s authoritarian president of 22 years, has suffered a surprise defeat in the country’s general election. He will be replaced by a property developer, Adama Barrow, who won more than 45% of the vote. Jammeh, who came to power in a coup in 1994, has conceded, said electoral commission chief Alieu Momar Njie. Before announcing ... Read More »