Nigeria: Outgoing govt ‘will answer queries

Nigeria: Outgoing govt ‘will answer queries

Outgoing Vice President, Mr. Namadi Sambo, on Monday assured Nigerians that ministers are ready to promptly provide clarification or answer queries arising from their handover notes ...

UK: Cameron, Buhari hold meeting over corruption

UK: Cameron, Buhari hold meeting over corruption

Nigeria's president-elect, Muhammadu Buhari; who is due to be sworn in on Friday, has held crucial talks with British Prime Minister, David Cameron in London during which he vowed ...

Cancellation of the African Space Program: interview

Cancellation of the African Space Program: interview

Nairobi - On Tuesday at 2PM GMT, the African Space Agency (ASA) released the news of the indefinite suspension of the African space program "as long as the prerequisites for new ...

Nigeria: President Jonathan endorses two bills

Nigeria: President Jonathan endorses two bills

President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday signed two bills recently passed by the National Assembly into law, in one of his last functions as the country's leader before handing over to ...

AU condemns Burundi assassination

AU condemns Burundi assassination

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has strongly condemned Saturday's assassination of Mr. Zedi Feruzi, the leader of the Union for ...

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The pitch about Outernet: Information for the World from Outer Space. Unrestricted, globally accessible, broadcast data. Quality content from all over the Internet. Available to all ...

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The pitch about Outernet: Information for the World from Outer Space. Unrestricted, globally accessible, broadcast data. Quality content from all over the Internet. Available to all ...

Uganda seeks ‘rebels’ extradition from Tanzania

The Ugandan police force has sent an official request to the government of Tanzania seeking the extradition of two other suspected rebels arrested together with Jamil Mukulu, the leader of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF).The two, Omar Abdullah Mukuta and Mohammed Matovu Ssebataka are alleged to be ADF  more...

May 25, 2015 at 6:35 pm UTC

Nigeria: Outgoing govt ‘will answer queries

Outgoing Vice President, Mr. Namadi Sambo, on Monday assured Nigerians that ministers are ready to promptly provide clarification or answer queries arising from their handover notes to the incoming administration of President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari. VP Sambo was presenting copies of the Federal Government  more...

May 25, 2015 at 10:07 pm UTC

Dangote Group to commission Ethiopian Cement plant next week

Leading cement manufacturing firm Dangote Cement Plc will next week Thursday commission its 2.5million mtpa cement plant in Ethiopia as the company inches towards the mark of 40 million mtpa total production capacity globally before the end of 2015. According to a statement by the Dangote Group on Monday in  more...

May 25, 2015 at 7:38 pm UTC

Ebola survivors decry stigmatisation

As West Africa moves towards winning the battle against Ebola, the region faces a new and perhaps more daunting challenge in the form of stigmatisation of survivors – with possible long-term effects on social cohesion and economic development.With Liberia recently declared Ebola-free by the World Health  more...

May 22, 2015 at 6:47 am UTC

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