December 18, 2014

DR. SALIM SALIM: AFRICAN STATESMAN HONORED AT AFRICAN UNION HEADQUARTERS

      2 December 2014, Addis Ababa – Good leadership is essential for durable peace.  Salim Ahmed Salim exemplifies ethical and visionary African leadership. His tireless service helped liberate Africa from colonialism and set a course for the continent’s approach to peace, democracy, regional integration and African unity.   The former prime minister of Tanzania, […]

CFA PRESIDENT, MELVIN FOOTE, MEETS WITH U.S. ARMY AFRICA COMMANDER, MAJ-GEN. DARRYL WILLIAMS

      The Constituency for Africa’s President Melvin Foote attended a meeting today with Major General Darryl A. Williams, the Commander of U.S. Army Africa, who has recently returned from leading U.S. efforts to support the response to the Ebola crisis in west Africa. The meeting took place at the African Center for Strategic […]

NIGERIA TERMINATES MILITARY PROGRAM WITH U.S.

      The US embassy in Abuja said Nigeria has asked the United States to discontinue military training for its army. “At the request of the Nigerian government, the United States will discontinue its training of a Nigerian Army battalion,” the embassy said in the statement, World Bulletin reported. The statement said that Nigeria […]

AFRICAN WOMAN ELECTED HEAD OF THE AFRICAN AIRLINES ASSOCIATION

      Managing Director of the Equatorial Congo Airlines (ECAir), Fatima Beyina-Moussa has been named the President of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) at the 46th Annual General Assembly (AGA) meeting of the Association in Algiers, Algeria. The three-day event was under the theme; “Winning Together through Innovation and Collaboration.” A news release from […]

NOBEL LAUREATE WOLE SOYINKA, “HOW I SURVIVED PROSTRATE CANCER,” WHICH HE CALLS ‘NUISANCE’

      Prof. Wole Soyinka, the Nobel Laureate, has disclosed that he had been suffering from prostate cancer since 2013, when he was found to have the problem.  But he didn’t to alert the public until he found himself cured of prostate cancer this year. He said that he drank a lot of water. […]

REV. AL SHARPTON TO HOLD A PRESS CONFERENCE ON FERGUSON GRAND JURY DECISION

      Rev. Al Sharpton to hold a press conference tonight at National Action Network to respond to the grand jury report and Rev. Sharpton will join Michael Brown’s family in Ferguson, MO tomorrow for a national press conference. WHO: Rev. Al Sharpton, President, National Action Network WHERE: National Action Network, 106 West 145th […]

AU MEMBER STATES PARTICIPATE AT DRIVING TRANSFORMATION IN FINANCIAL REPORTING

      04 November 2014: Zanzibar, Tanzania – Forty five Member States of the African Union, members of the Permanent Representative Committee (PRC) Advisory Sub – Committee on Administrative, Budgetary and Financial Matters participated at the Workshop that is being held from 4-6 November 2014 on IPSAS Implementation.  As part of AU policy organs […]

NIGERIAN, DOMINIC ADESANYA, CHARGED WITH JUMPING WHITE HOUSE FENCE

      The White House was placed in temporary lockdown on Wednesday after a man jumped over the fence before being quickly apprehended by Secret Service agents and dogs. Video of the incident taken by TV news cameras shows a man in white shorts just inside the White House fence on Pennsylvania Avenue. The […]

MEMBERS OF MARTIN LUTHER KING FAMILY TO BE HONORED AT ZAMBIA’S 50TH INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION

        Members of the Martin Luther King family will be honored during the celebration of Zambia’s 50th independence anniversary during a gala event by the Georgia-based Zambian’s Promoting Leadership in America (ZLA) Foundation at a black-tie event on Saturday, October 25, starting at 6:30 pm at the Atlanta Marriott Airport Gateway Hotel. […]

RICHEST AFRICAN BLOGGER’S WEBSITE SHUT DOWN BY GOOGLE

      CHINYERE’S CORNER Google has shut down the website of Africa’s richest blogger, Ms. Linda Ikeji.  Her site, http://lindaikeji.blogspot.com/ is no longer accessible to her millions of readers, due to what Ms. Ikeji said was due to those who are jealous of her success.  Linda recently celebrated her 34th birthday by purchasing a […]