December 8, 2016

NIGERIA IS ONE OF THE MOST GLOBALLY CONNECTED COUNTRIES, SAYS WESTERN UNION

      Western Union Moved Money into Nigeria from More Than 195 Countries and Territories in 2015  LAGOS, Nigeria, October 31, 2016 – Nigeria is one of the most connected countries in the world when it comes to receiving and sending money, according to The Western Union Company, a global leader in global payment […]

COMMUNIQUE OF THE WORLD IGBO SUMMIT

      COMMUNIQUE OF THE WORLD IGBO SUMMIT HELD AT THE GREGORY UNIVERSITY UTURU ABIA STATE FROM 27TH – 30TH OCTOBER, 2016 The World Igbo Summit took place at the Gregory University Uturu, Abia State, from 27th – 30th October, 2016. The Summit was organized to bring together the great minds of alaigbo from […]

PRESIDENT ZUMA CAUGHT DOSING IN PARLIAMENT

      South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma was caught in parliament heavily dozing off.  The presidency is yet to speak on what caused this incident.  Of course, most people know that Zuma has a lot on his plate lately, and those problems could easily weigh any

FAYOSE CHALLENGES THE BUHARI GOVERNMENT TO BE MORE CONCERNED WITH LIVES OF EKITI PEOPLE THAN FULANI HERDSMEN CATTLE

      By HEAVEN KALU, National Correspondent, Nigeria It has been about a month and some weeks since Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State made his stance clear on the issue of the Fulani herdsmen, including herdsmen are not allowed to carry weapons or move cattle or any other animals from one location to […]

IMF STAFF CONCLUDES REVIEW MISSION TO UGANDA

      The mission met with Hon. Mr. Matia Kasaija, Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development; Professor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, Governor of the Bank of Uganda; Mr. Keith Muhakanizi, Permanent Secretary/Secretary of Treasury, and other senior government officials, as well as representatives from the private sector, civil society, and the international community A team […]

PRINCE ANDREW ATTENDED BOTSWANA’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS

      Prince Andrew visited Botswana for the 50th anniversary celebrations and to highlight the unique shared history between Botswana and the UK The Duke of York, Prince Andrew visited Botswana to attend its 50th anniversary celebrations and to highlight the unique shared history that Botswana and the United Kingdom enjoy. He attended the […]

145 CHILDREN RELEASED BY ARMED GROUPS IN SOUTH SUDAN

      An estimated 16,000 children have been recruited by armed forces and armed groups in South Sudan since the onset of fighting that began in December 2013 A total of 145 children were today released by armed groups in South Sudan, UNICEF has announced. This is the largest number of children freed since […]

UK COMMITTED TO SUPPORT KENYA’S REGULATORY REFORM WORK, NATIONALLY AND IN THE COUNTIES

      Speech by Pete Vowles, Country Director – DFID Kenya, at the Launch of the 2017 Doing Business Report: I’d like to start by thanking and commending the World Bank for the huge task they have done in completing another global Ease of Doing Business Report. Such reports provide a robust evidence base […]

28th ORDINARY SESSION AND 12TH PRE-SESSION OF THE AFRICAN COMMITTEE OF EXPERTS ON THE RIGHTS AND WELFARE OF THE CHILD

      The Joint Opening ceremony was convened under the framework of the African Year of Human Rights with special focus on the Rights of Women The African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) opened its 28th Ordinary Session and 12th Pre-Session on 21st  October, 2016, jointly with […]

AU PSC AND EU PSC DISCUSS COMMON SECURITY CHALLENGES AND COOPERATION

      The discussion during the Joint Consultative Meeting focused on conflict and crisis situations in Africa namely, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic, Somalia, Sahel/Mali, South Sudan, Burundi and Guinea Bissau, as well as the enhancement of AU and EU cooperation on peace and security issues and the support to AU activities […]