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Arik Air Resumes Flights After Disruptions By Aviation Unions

Arik Air Resumes Flights After Disruptions By Aviation Unions

Arik Air has resumed operations after its flight schedules were disrupted earlier yesterday by members of the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE), National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) and Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN). The scheduled flights resumed following a meeting called by the Nigeria Civil Aviation […]

Jammeh Refuses To Step Down

Jammeh Refuses To Step Down

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has condemned mediation efforts by the African regional bloc ECOWAS that aims to get him to leave power. Speaking on state television, he has repeated that he will not step down. Pressure on President Yahya Jammeh (photo) to step down has come from regional leaders in the Economic Community of West […]

Nigeria To Close Abuja Airport For 6 Weeks

Nigeria To Close Abuja Airport For 6 Weeks

The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, says the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, will be closed for six weeks in February and March 2017 for total repairs on the runway. Mr. Sirika told journalists in Abuja on Monday that the closure will allow Julius Berger carry out total re-construction on the badly damaged […]

Ethiopia: Blueprint To Help Ethiopian Youth Takes Shape

Ethiopia: Blueprint To Help Ethiopian Youth Takes Shape

A draft strategic document entitled “Ethiopian Youth Development Strategy” will be tabled for discussion by the Council of Ministers in the next two weeks. Part of the strategy is the 10 billion Br revolving youth fund that was announced by the President a few weeks ago as one of the package. This will be the […]

Congo-Kinshasa: Gunfire Erupts in Congo’s Capital As Kabila’s Mandate Expires

Congo-Kinshasa: Gunfire Erupts in Congo’s Capital As Kabila’s Mandate Expires

Gunfire was heard in several districts of Kinshasa as demonstrators called for President Joseph Kabila to step down. Kabila’s term expired at midnight, but he appears set to stay on as ruler. Gunfire was heard in several parts of the Congolese capital, Kinshasa, early Tuesday morning as protesters took to the streets calling for the […]

Yuan Weakens, Foreign Accounts On The Rise In China

Yuan Weakens, Foreign Accounts On The Rise In China

Zhang Yuting lives and works in Shanghai, has only visited the United States once, and rarely needs to use foreign currency. But that hasn’t stopped the 29-year-old accountant from putting a slice of her bank savings into the greenback. She is not alone. In the first 11 months of 2016, official figures show that foreign currency […]

Stephaine Vell Dalle, Miss World 2016

Stephaine Vell Dalle, Miss World 2016

A teenage student from Puerto Rico has been crowned Miss World 2016, beating runners-up from the Dominican Republic and Indonesia, as well as more than 100 beauties from around the globe. Stephanie del Valle, 19, stole the coveted crown at the pageant held at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland, on Sunday. Crowned […]

You Can Still Get Some Goals Done Before 2017!

You Can Still Get Some Goals Done Before 2017!

Every holiday season, we all take the time to write out goals and things we want to accomplish in the coming year. But before we know it, New Year’s Eve comes, we ring in the new year and we start working on those goals, but never finish them. We get distracted and lose our motivation […]

One Month To Strike Back —Obama Says

One Month To Strike Back —Obama Says

The verdict is unanimous: President Barack Obama and every U.S. intelligence service agree that Russian President Vladimir Putin has run a sophisticated intelligence operation designed to disrupt American democracy and elect Donald J. Trump. The lone dissenter? Trump himself. Obama vows that the United States will respond at a time and in a manner of […]

FG Completes Verification Of N-Power Employees In 13 states

FG Completes Verification Of N-Power Employees In 13 states

Few days to the end of the year, the Federal Government has said that it has completed verification of N-Power employees in thirteen states of the federation. Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on media and publicity, Laolu Akande, in a release made available to newsmen yesterday said the government was planning the payment […]