April 23, 2017

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

Follow Us       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 […]

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

Follow Us       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, […]

AU PSC AND EU PSC DISCUSS COMMON SECURITY CHALLENGES AND COOPERATION

Follow Us       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 […]

COMMITTE ON THE ELIMINATION OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN TO HOLD SIXTY-FIFTH SESSION IN GENERAL FROM 24 OCT. TO 18 NOV., 2016

Follow Us       Committee to Consider Situation in Canada, Burundi, Bhutan, Belarus, Argentina, Switzerland, Honduras, Armenia, Bangladesh, Estonia, and the Netherlands The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women will hold its sixty-fifth session at the Palais des Nations in Geneva from 24 October to 18 November, during which it will review […]

U.N. SECRETARY-GENERAL ON THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

Follow Us       The Secretary-General reiterates the crucial importance of peaceful and credible elections for the stabilization and consolidation of constitutional democracy in the DRC, in keeping with the Constitution and the African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance The Secretary-General takes note of the conclusion of the national dialogue in the Democratic […]

MALAWI PRESIDENT MUTHARIKA RESURFACES

Follow Us       Malawians are breathing a sigh of relief after their President Peter Mutharika returned home after almost a month of being away, having traveled to the United Nations General Assembly meeting where he made his remarks on September 25 and then disappeared.  Malawians were afraid that what happened to his brother […]

AISHA BUHARI POWER PLAY – DISPLAYS ‘NOT BELONG TO KITCHEN’ INDEPENDENCE

Follow Us       Aisha Buhari, wife of Nigeria’s archaic President Muhammadu Buhari, is stridently asserting herself with power play designed to show that she doesn’t belong to the kitchen, as her husband had forcefully argued last week.  First, as soon as he returned from Germany where he had disparaged her, she decided to […]

REUBEN ABATI: AISHA BUHARI AND THAT BBC INTERVIEW

Follow Us       By REUBEN ABATI Public communication is one of the most delicate challenges that people in public life face, either in the corporate or the public sector.  Many people suddenly find themselves in high places, and they become a source of news, a potential interview subject, and they get chased around […]

‘POOR AISHA BUHARI’ SPENDS $2,600 ON A COAT

Follow Us         Newly minted loquacious ‘Poor Aisha Buhari’, has added a new sobriquet to her name, ‘Aisha Buhari the spender’, shelling out a total of $2,600.00 or more than a N1.183 million at current Nigerian exchange rate for a woman whose husband is supposedly fighting corruption, just to travel to Belgium.  […]

EQUATORIAL GUINEA GOES TO HAGUE TO STOP FRANCE FROM SEIZING ILL-GOTTEN ASSETS OF PRESIDENT’S SON

Follow Us       October 17, 2016 2:42 PM Lisa Bryant FILE – Teodorin Nguema Obiang, the son of Equatorial Guinea’s president Teodoro Obiang and the country’s vice-president in charge of security and defense, arrives at Malabo’s Cathedral to celebrate his 41st birthday, June 25, 2013. PARIS —The International Court of Justice is holding […]

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