The health ministry in the Democratic Republic of Congo said on Wednesday it had recorded its first case of Ebola in the eastern trading hub of Butembo, a city of close to a million with strong trade links to neighbouring Uganda. The current Ebola outbreak is believed to have killed 85 people since July and […]

ABUJA – A High Court of Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting at Gudu, on Tuesday, convicted and sentenced the former Governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye to 14 years imprisonment for diverting public funds to the tune of N1.126billion. Dariye who was governor of Plateau State from 1999 to 2007 and the current Senator […]

The new headquarters for the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will be built by China, the group confirmed in a press statement on Wednesday March 14, 2018. The political bloc and China have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the project that is expected to cost $31.6 million. “The President of the ECOWAS Commission, […]

The leader of the Latter Rain Assembly (LRA), Pastor Tunde Bakare, has said that he cannot understand what President Muhammadu Buhari and other governors were doing at the wedding Fatiha of Idris Abiola Ajimobi son of Governors Isiaka Ajimobi and Fatima Umar Ganduje daughter of Abdullahi Umar Ganduje in Kano on Saturday when when other […]

The stakes for the capture of fugitive Ajay Gupta have been raised with South African billionaire Magda Wierzycka upping the bounty on his head. Early on Saturday morning Wierzycka tweeted that she would match the current bounty “Rand for Rand”. On Thursday after the Hawks announced that Gupta was on the run‚ private forensic investigator […]

Speculation is mounting within different circles that the top UN refugee boss in Uganda will be or has been recalled back to Geneva, Switzerland, as part of the ongoing probe into the refugee operations in the country. However, the concerned official, Mr Bornwell Kantande, the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) representative in Uganda, […]

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma gave his last speech as African National Congress head on Saturday, as the only party in power since the end of apartheid prepared to pick its next leader, and likely future president, in a vote that was too close to call. The election is perhaps the most pivotal moment for the ANC in […]

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn-in for a second five-year term in front of a rapturous crowd on Tuesday as riot police sealed off an area where the opposition planned a rival gathering and teargassed people trying to reach it. Amid thousands of cheering crowds, the president took the oath of office in the ceremony […]

First Lady-designate Mrs Auxillia Mnangagwa is a woman of virtue, is humble and thinks of other people first, according to those who know her. Those who stay near their Sherwood Farm on the outskirts of Kwekwe heap praises on her as she has exhibited the highest level of good neighbourliness. Despite her husband Cde Emmerson […]

Angola is home to an estimated 35mn hectares of arable land. An economy historically and still reliant on natural resources, agriculture represents an enormous opportunity for sustainable, diverse development. “Angola’s potential has always been remarkable, however, more than half the food products consumed by the Angolan population are imported,” remarks Mário Lourenço, CEO of Cochan, key […]

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