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Opinion - Short-sightedness in separatist agitation

Opinion - Short-sightedness in separatist agitation

    By Anthony Akinola   Those “wise ones” who had authoritatively “decreed” the disintegration of Nigeria must be laughing quietly at current developments – the banter of insults between …

Par The Guardian, le 20 juin 2017
GHANA - Botchwey Report Shields Mahama

GHANA - Botchwey Report Shields Mahama

oday can confirm that the long-awaited Kwesi Botchewy’s committee report on the humiliating defeat suffered by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the 2016 election was not for nothing, but …

Par Today Newspaper, le 20 juin 2017
ZAMBIA - President Lungu’s downfall is at hand – Nason Msoni

ZAMBIA - President Lungu’s downfall is at hand – Nason Msoni

  Nason Msoni has accused President Lungu of being arrogant and says his downfall is at hand. Msoni is one of the opposition leaders who campaigned for President Lungu in …

Par Zambian Eye, le 19 juin 2017
Opinion - Kanu, Biafra and the rest of us

Opinion - Kanu, Biafra and the rest of us

    By Yakubu Mohammed   For the second time in a few months, the alert had gone out again on the social media to the effect that there was …

Par Yakubu Mohammed, le 17 juin 2017
Opinion - Osinbajo and the troublemakers

Opinion - Osinbajo and the troublemakers

    By Paul Onomuakpokpo   It is a predictable path that Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has taken in his response to threats that are nibbling away at the nation’s …

Par The Guardian, le 16 juin 2017
GHANA - National identity key for devt – Veep

GHANA - National identity key for devt – Veep

The Vice President, Alhaji Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, has observed that no country in the world has achieved greatness without her people developing a clear identity and forging a common purpose …

Par Today Newspaper, le 15 juin 2017
Who is lying to the Igbos and to the rest of Nigeria?

Who is lying to the Igbos and to the rest of Nigeria?

  By Tabia Princewill   Nigerians need to be more discerning. In a country filled with special interests and rapacious individuals who would stop at nothing to safeguard their predatory …

Par Tabia Princewill, le 14 juin 2017
Opinion  - No room for military adventurers

Opinion - No room for military adventurers

    By Dan Agbese   Nigerians usually do not speak with one voice. This time, they do. The condemnations came fast and furious. A strong warning to any military …

Par Dan Agbese, le 12 juin 2017
ZAMBIA - Under-20 are heroes – Lungu

ZAMBIA - Under-20 are heroes – Lungu

  President Edgar Lungu has praised the Zambia Under-20 national soccer team for putting up a gallant fight at the ongoing FIFA Under-20 World Cup in South Korea which saw them …

Par Zambian Eye, le 9 juin 2017
FOLU AGOI - ‘My love for Leo Tolstoy is immense’

FOLU AGOI - ‘My love for Leo Tolstoy is immense’

Folu Agoi, is an award-winning poet, teacher and writer. He has to his credit a lot of poetry collections including Candid Lyrics, More Candid Lyrics, An offering of Olive, Service …

Par The Nation, le 5 juin 2017
Opinion - Ambode, CAN and the Lagos pastor

Opinion - Ambode, CAN and the Lagos pastor

  By Paul Onomuakpokpo   A democracy fiesta which began nationwide some days ago climaxed last Monday. Lagos strove to outdo other states with its Lagos My Success Story through …

Par The Guardian, le 2 juin 2017
U-20 WORLD CUP: Zambia storm historic quarterfinals, beat Germany

U-20 WORLD CUP: Zambia storm historic quarterfinals, beat Germany

    The Zambia U-20 Men’s Football National Team stormed the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup in Korea by sweeping aside powerhouse Germany in a seven goal thriller that …

Par Zambian Eye, le 1 juin 2017
FEATURE-Kenya's parched farmers stop ploughing - but harvest more food and jobs

FEATURE-Kenya's parched farmers stop ploughing - but harvest more food and jobs

Growing crops differently, to preserve more water in the soil, is having a big payoff for farmers, and for those they hire to help them do the work

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 28 mai 2017
NIGERIA - Online Media As Safe Haven for Journalists

NIGERIA - Online Media As Safe Haven for Journalists

    By Adeyemi Adepetun    Over time, print journalism has always shown resilience by getting over whatever challenge or phenomenon thrown up by technological advancement. Today, the revolution brought …

Par The Guardian, le 24 mai 2017
Forced from their forests, Cameroon's female pygmies bear brunt of alcohol abuse

Forced from their forests, Cameroon's female pygmies bear brunt of alcohol abuse

Driven from their ancestral lands by logging and mining firms, many of the Baka are turning to alcohol to cope

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 19 mai 2017
SOUTH AFRICA - AFRICA WEEK CELEBRATION 2017: A better Africa week for all

SOUTH AFRICA - AFRICA WEEK CELEBRATION 2017: A better Africa week for all

The African Diaspora Forum (ADF) in partnership with the Gauteng Province, the Carnival Company, Channel Africa, the United Patriotic Artists (UPA) and other partners, is organising Africa Week Carnival and …

Par Serge de Souza, le 18 mai 2017
FEATURE-All at sea: foreign fishing fleets drain West African waters

FEATURE-All at sea: foreign fishing fleets drain West African waters

Trawlers of Asian, European and Western African origin often carry out illegal incursions into waters reserved for locals, or flaunt fishing regulations

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 9 mai 2017
NIGERIA - President Buhari Set To Receive 82 Chibok Girls, Confirms Exchange Of High Profile Boko Haram Detainees

NIGERIA - President Buhari Set To Receive 82 Chibok Girls, Confirms Exchange Of High Profile Boko Haram Detainees

President Muhammadu Buhari will, on Sunday in Abuja, receive the 82 Chibok girls just released from Boko Haram captivity. This was disclosed in a State House statement signed by Mallam …

Par Sahara Reporters, le 7 mai 2017
Education offers hope of healing rifts sown by Nigeria's Boko Haram

Education offers hope of healing rifts sown by Nigeria's Boko Haram

In this unique Nigerian school, children born to Boko Haram learn together with those orphaned by the militant group

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 1 mai 2017
NIGERIA - Jonathan Used Boko Haram Insurgency To Turn Nigeria To His ATM - Obasanjo

NIGERIA - Jonathan Used Boko Haram Insurgency To Turn Nigeria To His ATM - Obasanjo

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has disclosed why he opposed the re-election of immediate past president, Mr. Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 presidential election. Mr. Obasanjo’s reasons are contained in a …

Par Sahara Reporters, le 28 avril 2017