Governor Ganduje Calls For Efficient Population Management in Africa

Governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has stressed the need for Africa to resourcefully manage its population in a way the continent’s numerical strength can be a blessing and not burden. In his contribution during a seminar titled “Higher Education and Demographic Growth in Africa” at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham […]

Uganda Set To Review Social Media Tax

Uganda is reviewing its decision to impose taxes on the use of social media and on money transactions by mobile phone, following a public backlash. Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda made the announcement soon after police broke up a protest against the taxes. President Yoweri Museveni had pushed for the taxes to boost government revenue and […]

Ramaphosa Describes Killing of Nigerians in South Africa As ‘Criminal Act’

The South African President Cyril Ramaphosa  has regretted the killing of Nigerians in his country which he described as a criminal act but noted that the good people of South Africa are leaving peacefully with Nigerians. Ramaphosa stated this on Wednesday when he visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. He briefed State […]

French President To Meet Over 2000 African Entrepreneur on Wednesday

The President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron, currently on working visit to Nigeria will on Wednesday meet and  interact with more than 2,000 budding entrepreneurs who are alumni of the Tony Elumelu Foundation(TEF) Entrepreneurship Programme. A statement issued by Tony Elumelu Foundation on Tuesday indicated that the session will be chaired by the UBA Chairman, […]

Plateau Records Two Cases Of Monkey Pox

The Plateau Government has confirmed that the state has recorded two positive cases of monkey pox in Shendam Local Government Area of the state. Dr Kunden Deyin, the state Commissioner for Health, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Jos that the first case recorded was imported from Port-Harcort, as the victim came […]

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Dies, South Africa Mourns

South Africans on Tuesday mourned the death of true stalwart of South Africa liberation, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who died on Monday at a private hospital after a long illness. She was married to the late South African President Nelson Mandela. Madikizela Mandela as a brave, courageous and true hero of South Africa’s apartheid. South African former […]

South Africa Reinstates Corruption Charges against Jacob Zuma

South Africa’s chief prosecutor has said the former president Jacob Zuma will face prosecution on corruption charges that haunted much of his term in office. Zuma, who was forced to resign by the ruling African National Congress (ANC) last month, will be prosecuted for corruption relating to a 30bn-rand (£1.8bn) arms deal in the late […]

Top Burkina Faso Generals On Trial Over Failed 2015 Coup

More than 80 people went on trial before a military court in Burkina Faso on Tuesday over a failed 2015 coup in a case seen as a test for justice in the West African country. Two top generals accused of masterminding the plot, Gilbert Diendere and Djibrill Bassole, were cheered by supporters as they arrived […]