March 25, 2017

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 […]

COMMUNIQUE OF THE WORLD IGBO SUMMIT

Follow Us       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 […]

FULANI HERDSMEN SLAUGHTER 41 PEOPLE IN SOUTH KADUNA STATE

Follow Us       (CNSNews.com) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen attacked villagers in the village of Godogodo, Nigeria on October 15 with guns and machetes, burning down homes, killing more than 40 people and injuring dozens more. It was the second attack on the predominantly Christian village in as many months. The Morning Star News’ […]

PRESIDENT ZUMA CAUGHT DOSING IN PARLIAMENT

Follow Us       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

Follow Us       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 […]

IMF STAFF CONCLUDES REVIEW MISSION TO UGANDA

Follow Us       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 […]

145 CHILDREN RELEASED BY ARMED GROUPS IN SOUTH SUDAN

Follow Us       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 […]

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 […]

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