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LOUD WHISPERS: The Roadshow

LOUD WHISPERS: The Roadshow

Kumolu managed to move away from all the pushing and shoving, clutching the bag of Semolina and small bag of salt she had managed to catch from the moving truck. She felt very lucky to have something, she knew that most of the women there would not get anything because there were so many people […]

Our Election Will Be Peaceful – President Muhammadu Buhari Says In His Broadcast

Our Election Will Be Peaceful – President Muhammadu Buhari Says In His Broadcast

President Muhammadu Buhari in his broadcast to the nation on Thursday promised a peaceful election while enjoining Nigerians to come out to vote. Buhari, who seeks reelection to office on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, assured Nigerians and the international body of a “secure and peaceful atmosphere” during the polls. He noted that […]

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi Takes Over AU From Kagame

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi  Takes Over AU From Kagame

A key development on Africa’s diplomacy in 2019 will be on hand from mid-January to early February when the Heads of State and government convene for the 32nd summit at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa. Change of the AU leadership is expected when Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will take over from Rwanda’s […]

LOUD WHISPERS: Lessons From Hannah

LOUD WHISPERS: Lessons From Hannah

I have an older friend who is from Zimbabwe. I will call her Hannah. She fought in the Zimbabwe liberation war in the 1970s. Then she was a young girl, but she experienced things people thrice her age could not even imagine. When the war was over and Zimbabwe became an independent nation State in […]

Central African Republic Rivals Reach Agreement In Khartoum

Central African Republic  Rivals Reach Agreement In Khartoum

Rival parties from Central African Republic (CAR) on Saturday reached agreement on the two serious bone of contention, power sharing and interim justice, thus paving the way for a final and comprehensive peace agreement in the landlocked state. Ambassador Atta Al Manan Bakheet, head of the Sudanese team facilitating the talks under the auspice of […]

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Offers Asylum To Woman On Pakistani Death Row

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Offers Asylum To Woman On Pakistani Death Row

Asia Bibi, a Christian woman who spent eight years on death row in Pakistan for blasphemy, is moving to Canada after accepting an offer of asylum by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, HuffPost UK can reveal. The news comes as Pakistan’s top court today rejected a challenge to the acquittal of the mother-of-five on blasphemy charges, after she was […]

Local NGO, NIPO Intensifies Debate For Women Political Participation In Liberia

Local NGO, NIPO Intensifies Debate For Women Political Participation In Liberia

A local pro-democracy and women rights advocacy group working in Southeastern Liberia, National Institute for Public Opinion (NIPO), has raised alarm on the issue low turnout of women participating in politics in Liberia. NIPO called for the increase in the number of women in various counties of the Liberia’s male dominated politics. The Executive Director […]

Cameroonian Journalists Detained While Covering Opposition Gathering

Cameroonian Journalists Detained While Covering Opposition Gathering

 Authorities in Cameroon should immediately release journalists Théodore Tchopa and David Eyengue Nzima, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The two journalists, from privately owned daily newspaper Le Jour, were arrested yesterday while covering an opposition gathering in Douala, Denis Nkwebo, their deputy editor in chief and the president of the Cameroonian journalists’ trade […]

The Historic Peaceful Transition Of Power In The Democratic Republic Of Congo

The Historic Peaceful Transition Of Power In The Democratic Republic Of Congo

After a disputed election, Felix Tshisekedi is the new president of DRC. Not an easy job, says DW’s Andrea Schmidt, especially since he only won with the help of the former Kabila administration. The good news is that, for the first time in the history of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), there has beena […]

British House Of Lords Suggest Recolonising Zimbabwe To End Country’s Crisis

British House Of Lords Suggest Recolonising Zimbabwe To End Country’s Crisis

In the UK House of Lords, the crisis in Zimbabwe came up, and Lord Adrian Palmer suggested recolonising Zimbabwe as a solution to the crisis. The insensitive statement was seemingly made in jest, but it has incensed many Africans, with some calling the remark unacceptable. Just this week, Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio […]

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