The much-talked about National Democratic Party (NDP) has eventually emerged after fruitless attempts by some NDC party gurus led by Mr. Kwesi Pratt to reduce Rawlings, the founder of the dying NDC, to nothing to pave way for their plan of merging with the already dead CPP and later dropping the name NDC for CPP.
Congolese Rebels Threaten Takeover of Eastern Province
In April 2012 the former Congres National pour la Defense du Peuple (CNDP) rebels started defecting from the Congolese army. They had been integrated into the Forces Armees de la Republique Democratique du Congo (FARDC) under the 2009 peace deal The subsequent clashes between the mutineers and the FARDC have caused over 200 000 civilians to flee the region.
The Supreme Court Tuesday said that Cross River State has ceased to be a littoral state and therefore was not entitled to 76 oil wells which lie offshore as they were no longer in its maritime territory.
One Survivor, 54 Die At Sea Attempting the Voyage to Italy From Libya
It is with great sadness that UNHCR received the news that 54 people perished attempting the sea journey from Libya to Italy. According to the sole survivor, an Eritrean man, 55 people boarded the boat in Libya in late June. He reported that all the other passengers died of dehydration during a 15 day ordeal.