Monthly Archives: December 2016

Nigeria’s ‘plastic rice’ real but inedible – official

Lagos – Around 100 bags of “plastic rice” seized in Lagos have turned out to contain real but contaminated rice, authorities said on Friday in Nigeria, where prices for the staple have rocketed. Tests on the rice have shown that … read more »

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50kg of rhino horns shipped from Kenya seized in Hanoi airport

Customs officers at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi on Thursday seized a 50 kilogram shipment of rhino horns en route from Kenya with dubious recipient. The illicit shipment was being transported in a suitcase aboard a plane serial numbered KQ 870/28 DEC 16 … read more »

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Netanyahu cancels aid to Angola

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to announce on Tuesday that Israel will suspend all development aid to the African nation of Angola following the latter’s support of a recent UN resolution condemning Israeli West Bank construction. This is … read more »

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