B/Faso poll: 16 candidates given the nod by Constitutional Court

B/Faso poll: 16 candidates given the nod by Constitutional Court

Sixteen out of the 22 candidacies filed for the October 11 presidential election in Burkina Faso have been endorsed by the country's Constitutional Council (CC) on Saturday. The 16 ...

B/Haram attack on Abuja airport foiled

B/Haram attack on Abuja airport foiled

A Boko Haram spying network which was meant to organize a daring attack on the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja has been busted, the Department of State Service (DSS) ...

Algeria hosts African governance platform forum

Algeria hosts African governance platform forum

The African Governance Platform's Clusters on Constitutionalism and Rule of Law and Human Rights and Transitional Justice, is being convened in Algiers, the Algerian capital, the AU ...

Chad: B/Haram members, accomplices handed death sentences

Chad: B/Haram members, accomplices handed death sentences

The ten members of Boko Haram and their accomplices who appeared before a Special Criminal Court in the Chadian capital Ndjamena, have been handed down death sentences at the end of ...

Sudanese press awash with US sanctions talk

Sudanese press awash with US sanctions talk

Almost the entire array of Sudanese newspapers on Saturday have been awash with articles about an agreement between Khartoum and Washington over the partial lifting of American ...

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 ...

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 ...

B/Haram attack on Abuja airport foiled

A Boko Haram spying network which was meant to organize a daring attack on the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja has been busted, the Department of State Service (DSS) claimed.A DSS statement on Saturday said several individuals associated with the network including its ring leader have been  more...

August 29, 2015 at 4:59 pm UTC

B/Faso poll: 16 candidates given the nod by Constitutional Court

Sixteen out of the 22 candidacies filed for the October 11 presidential election in Burkina Faso have been endorsed by the country's Constitutional Council (CC) on Saturday. The 16 successful candidates include two women, Saran Sere of the Sereme Party for Development and Change (PDC) and Françoise Toe, an  more...

August 29, 2015 at 5:20 pm UTC

Single currency to dominate ECOWAS Dakar meeting

West African Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors are scheduled to meet in the Senegalese capital Dakar on 4 September as part of the 8thregular meeting of the Convergence Council of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to review the implementation of a single currency in the  more...

August 29, 2015 at 1:29 pm UTC

Botswana misses male circumcision target – Minister

Botswana's Safe Male Circumcision Campaign has missed its annual target of 50,000 males, Health Minister Dorcus Makgatho is quoted as saying Tuesday by Yarona FM radio station.Speaking at the re-launch of the campaign in Maun in northern Botswana, Makgatho revealed that despite the campaign running for some  more...

August 11, 2015 at 1:50 pm UTC

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