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.
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 prize, a return ticket to any of Brussels Airlinesâ€™ destinations in Africa, was open to anyone sending money to Africa using Moneygram during an eight week period from 10 April to 10 June earlier this year.
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.