April 26, 2017

400 Million Proposed to Address Drought in Africa’s Sahel

Follow Us By Lela Winston Drought has reached crisis proportions in the Horn of Africa and Africa’s Sahel region. It is affecting Somalia, Nigeria, Kenya, Niger and others in the region. It is estimated that 17 million people are being affected by the Chad Lake Crisis, with 8 million of those affected from northern Nigeria, […]

Nigeria’s New Growth Plan Targets Agriculture for Economic Stability

Follow Us Nigeria’s New Growth Plan Targets Agriculture for Economic Stability By Lela Winston On April 5, 2017, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari launched this Nigeria Economic Recovery and Growth Plan. The three-year plan, is slated to target three areas of sustainability, which include national security, corruption and revitalizing the economy. The plan seeks to achieve […]

Family Business Model: Can Become The Business of The 21st Century by Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

Follow Us                   The concept of a Family Business is one that is seriously underrated. But the truth is that, it is the most viable business venture that the ordinary folk on the street is likely to succeed in. Some people may nit know that Coke started […]

VIDEO: Kenya’s podcasting ‘sex queens’

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VIDEO: PRESIDENT BUHARI BACK IN NIGERIA!

Follow Us                       President Buhari was in good spirits, joking with senior officials and journalists.But as his address went on the president appeared to ramble, referring to the importance of technology and education. He even urged Nigerians not to self-medicate.These comments will do little to […]

AST HEAT! Yemi Alade – Johnny

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How Nigeria’s Farouk Abdulmatallab became a terrorist

Follow Us By Heaven Kalu AST STAFF REPORTER The New York Times, through a Freedom of Information Act request, has obtained documents containing detailed accounts of how slain Al Qaeda leader, Anwar al-Awlaki, mentored a Nigerian, Farouk Abdulmutallab, who tried to detonate a bomb hidden in his underpants, on a flight from Amsterdam in the […]

THE ROAR OF THE AFRICAN LION HAS BEEN SILENCED BY CHIKA A. ONYEANI II

Follow Us   (Chief) (Dr.) Chika A. Onyeani, Sr.: NA GBAJI EGBE I OF OHAFIA, the international diplomat, pacesetting journalist and distinguished author passed away peacefully at St. Barnabas Hospital on December 6, 2016, at the age of 73 from a brief illness. Once described as a “Man for All Seasons”, he was world renowned […]

Yahya Jammeh, The Gambia’s authoritarian president of 22 years- OUT!!!

Follow Us By Mike Ozu Yahya Jammeh is out as the dictator President of Gambia.  Mr. Jammeh’s regime has finally met his match. Yahya was  a president who came to power in a coup in 1994. His ambition led to 22 years as President of the small country. His opponent, Adama Barrow, is an outsider […]

ASSISTANT SECRETARY THOMAS-GREENFIELD TO VISIT FRANCE, NAMIBIA, LESOTHO, AND SOUTH AFRICA

Follow Us       Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield will travel to France, Namibia, Lesotho, and South Africa from October 26-November 5. In Paris, France from October 26-27, the Assistant Secretary will attend a ministerial conference on peacekeeping in French-speaking countries. In Windhoek, Namibia from October 28-November 1, the Assistant […]

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