Sit-tight leadership is not an uncommon phenomenon in Africa. For this reason, transition of power is usually characterised by conflict and the on-going election delay in DR Congo is no... Read More »
President Muhammadu Buhari has allegedly sent Eid el Fitr greetings to Nigerians today as Muslim faithful in the country join the rest of the world to celebrate the end of... Read More »
At least 12 people were killed in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo in heavy firefights between the army and militia fighters on Thursday, and several students sitting exams were wounded... Read More »
For the first time ever, the World Health Organization's (WHO) Regional Office for Africa (AFRO) will on 27 and 28 June 2017 convene a meeting of global leaders and thinkers... Read More »
Nigeria's distributable government revenues rose to 462.4 billion Naira ($1.43 billion) in May from 415.7 billion Naira in April due to higher proceeds from corporate taxes, a government statement said... Read More »
Former President of Botswana, Sir Ketumile Masire has died at the age of 91, the government of Botswana announced a few hours ago declaring a 3-day national mourning.
Egypt will extend a national state of emergency for three months after the government approved President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's proposal to do so; the cabinet said this on Thursday, amid... Read More »
While the US’ pledge to support Nigeria’s unity is laudable, the federal government needs to rise up to the occasion
The possible division of Nigeria has been making rounds in the media after tension recently sparked around the fragile state of the country's existence.
Egyptian police have killed seven people in connection to recent violence against Christians that included three church bombings and a shooting which left around 100 people dead, the Interior Ministry... Read More »
According to reports, Atlas Mara, the African investment vehicle of former Barclays boss, Bob Diamond intends to pay $55m for an indirect 13.4 percent shareholding in Union Bank of Nigeria.
The... Read More »