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Yet Another Dictator In Sudan

Yet Another Dictator In Sudan

Sudan civil society activist Hassan Abdelati spoke to FRED OLUOCH on the situation in their country, challenges and the way forward. President Omar al-Bashir is gone but the people who were the power behind him for the past 30 years still hold positions of influence. What are the protesters planning to do about this? The objectives of […]

Politicians, Religious Leaders Behind Communal, Religious Crisis – Buhari

Politicians, Religious Leaders Behind Communal, Religious Crisis – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said most of the communal crises in the country are sponsored by politicians and religious leaders. Mr Buhari said this while delivering his speech at the Eagles Square, Abuja to mark 20 years of unbroken democratic rule. President Buhari also said the insecurity in the country was sponsored by the political […]

United States Body Appoints First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa As Ambassador

United States Body Appoints First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa As Ambassador

First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa’s profile continued to grow yesterday, with her appointment as ambassador of a United States of America-based organisation, Days for Girls. The appointment is in recognition of her work in alleviating challenges facing the girl child. Days for Girls (DfG) is a global movement founded in 2008 that prepares and distributes sustainable […]

Sudan’s Army Rulers End Talks As Opposition Declares ‘Escalation Of Revolution’

Sudan’s Army Rulers End Talks As Opposition Declares ‘Escalation Of Revolution’

Sudan is lurching closer to a vicious cycle of violence as miltiary rulers and protesters harden their positions. The opposition has vowed to topple the military council after at least 30 protesters were killed. Sudan’s army rulers Tuesday canceled all agreements it had reached with the main opposition coalition and announced elections would be held […]

Somalia, Turkey Strengthen Diplomatic Ties

Somalia, Turkey Strengthen Diplomatic Ties

Earlier in the week, , the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation received H.E. Amb. Ahmed Isse Awad at his office in the Ministry, Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Mr. Mehmet Yilmaz. Ankara’s approach in Somalia, underwritten by President Erdogan’s appeal to Islamic solidarity and a […]

Muhammadu Buhari Sworn-in For Second Term As President

Muhammadu Buhari Sworn-in For Second Term As President

President Muhammadu Buhari has been inaugurated for a second term in office. The inauguration was done at the Eagle Square in the Nigerian capital, Abuja. Wednesday’s inauguration was low-key with many foreign leaders and former Nigerian presidents absent. The government had earlier announced that the event would be low-key as major parts of the event […]

Protesters March Against Presidential Poll Results In Malawi

Protesters March Against Presidential Poll Results In Malawi

Scores of protesters are marching against the outcome of a parliamentary election results in Chikwawa central. Protests on elections Supporters of a losing candidate George Chuma said the winning candidate Salim Bagus manipulated the poll results. One of the protesters Joseph Manja said Bagus connived with polling centre officials to manipulate the results. “Since we […]

“I Am The Second Female Prime Minister, Definitely Not The Last” – Theresa May Resigns

“I Am The Second Female Prime Minister, Definitely Not The Last” – Theresa May Resigns

Theresa May has bowed to intense pressure from her own party and named 7 June as the day she will step aside as Conservative leader, drawing her turbulent three-year premiership to a close. Speaking in Downing Street, May said it had been “the honour of my life” to serve as Britain’s second female prime minister. Her […]

Governor Fayemi Emerges New Chairman Of Nigeria Governors’ Forum

Governor Fayemi Emerges New Chairman Of Nigeria Governors’ Forum

The Nigeria Governors Forum on Wednesday elected Kayode Fayemi as its new chairman for a term of two years. The Ekiti State governor was chosen at a gathering of the 36 governors in Abuja Wednesday night, following his nomination by Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State. Some governors, including Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, were not […]

Malawi Decides – 2019 Presidential Election

Malawi Decides – 2019 Presidential Election

 It’s an achievement in itself that Malawi is holding its sixth multi-party national elections since its transition from dictatorship under former President Kamuzu Banda. Malawi is going to the polls to elect a new president, new members of Parliament and local government representatives. Newly elected officials will serve for the next five years. This is the sixth […]

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