May 6, 2016

PLANS TO SCRAP VISAS FOR SOUTH AFRICA

      Kenyans could soon visit South Africa without visas if the two governments adopt a plan to scrap the requirement and improve screening. South Africans would also no longer need visas to travel to Kenya. South Africa Home Affairs minister Malusi Gigaba said the two countries have proposed measures to address security and […]

MUSICIAN SUPER STAR ANGELIQUE KIDJO AND AFRICAN YOUTH ACTIVISTS HONORED WITH AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL AWARD

      World-renowned musician Angélique Kidjo and three inspirational African youth activist movements have been declared this year’s joint winners of the prestigious Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2016, the organization said today. The award will be shared between Benin-born artist Angélique Kidjo, one of world’s most successful African singer-songwriters, and the activist groups […]

BRINGCOM RECEIVES $2,670,000 IN NEW ORDERS FOR FIBER OPTIC CIRCUITS IN AFRICA

      STERLING, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BringCom Incorporated, a leading provider of connectivity solutions to developing countries, announced that it has received new orders totaling over $2,670,000 for African based Fiber Optic circuits. The first award from DITCO Europe, under a competitive procurement, includes the supply of a 100MB MPLS circuit from West Africa to Europe. […]

BUHARI TO CREATE THOUSANDS OF JOBS BY DRESSING AND UNDRESSING MASQUERADES

      The Buhari government in Nigeria is now embarking on creating thousands of jobs through dressing and undressing masquerades.  According to Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, if masquerades were well packaged, dressing and undressing of the masquerades could provide 1000 jobs for some young Nigerian men. This is how the government […]

U.S. ANNOUNCES FURTHER $86 MILLION FUNDING FOR SOUTH SUDAN

        The United States has announced more than $86 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help conflict-affected people in South Sudan, as well as South Sudanese refugees in the region. The new funding will provide much-needed safe drinking water, emergency health care, nutrition services, shelter, improved sanitation facilities, agricultural training, and seeds, tools, […]

THE IGBO WINNING THE WAR AGAINST FULANI HERDSMEN THROUGH GROWING CATTLE

      The Anambra state Agriculture Team headed by the Commissioner for Agriculture, Mechanization, Processing and Exports, Mr Afam Mbanefo has praised the owners of Eagle Farms and Cattle Ranch for their entrepreneurial spirit saying that their efforts will help in transforming not only agriculture but the economy of the state. He was speaking […]

AUC CHAIRPERSON, DR. NKOSAZANA DLAMINI-ZUMA, RECEIVES RECEIVES HIGHEST NATIONAL ORDER OF SERBIA

      Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – 27 April 2016:The President of the Republic of Serbia, H.E. TomislavNikolic, has bestowed the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr. NkosazanaDlaminiZuma, with the highest Order of the Republic of Serbia on strips. The Ambassador of Serbia to Ethiopia and the African Union, H.E. Dragan Mraovic, delivered the […]

50 CENTS FINDS AND RECOVERS LONG LOST SON

      50 Cents claims he has found and recovered his long lost son, and he seems to be very proud of the 15 year old kid.    He showed off a email on Davian’s report card, and see what he wrote about that:

BILLIONAIRE TONY ELUMELU RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FROM COTE D’IVOIRE

      One of Africa’s newest billionaires, Nigerian businessman Tony Elumelu, according to Forbes newest listing (the other is former Abia Governor Orji Uzor Kalu), was all smiles as he received a lifetime achievement award from the Ivorian National Council of Employers on Thursday April 21, 2016 in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. The chairman of […]

KOFI ANNAN TO AFRICAN LEADERS, LEAVE WHEN YOUR TIME IS UP

ormer UN secretary-general Kofi Annan has urged African leaders to leave when their mandated time is up and to avoid excluding opposing voices if elections are to cease contributing to conflicts on the continent. The renowned international diplomat said that while unconstitutional changes to government on the continent had reduced, exclusionary politics threatened to reverse the gains made.