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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies; Africa has lost a courageous woman – President Buhari; Women activists mourn

  Madikizela-Mandela died peacefully surrounded by her family following a long illness that had kept her in and out of hospital since the start of the year, Victor Dlamini said in a statement. “She fought valiantly against the apartheid state and sacrificed her life for the freedom of the country,” …

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Sierra Leone High Court vacates interim injunction on Tuesday’s presidential run-off

By Emmanuel Oloniruha   A High Court sitting in Freetown, Sierra Leone, has vacated its earlier interim injunction restraining the National Electoral Commission (NEC) and its Chief Electoral Commissioner from conducting the Tuesday’s presidential run-off election in the country. The Court, presided over by Justice A. R. Mansaray J., vacated …

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More Nigerians return from Libya

By Adekunle Williams and Solomon Asowata The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Wednesday received another batch of 152 Nigerians who returned from Libya. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the returnees arrived at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at 9.05pm. They returned …

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Nwankwo speaks at London Stock Exchange meeting; Advises African countries on economic transformation through debt financing

Wale Suleiman The immediate past Director General of the Debt Management Office, DMO, in Nigeria, Dr Abraham Nwankwo, has admonished African leaders to initiate robust macroeconomic, transformation plans to drive debt-financed sustainable economic growth and prosperity. Speaking on the topic “Shaping Africa’s Debt Financing Strategy: Removing Some Mental Cobwebs”, at …

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With right leadership, Africa’s drive to entrench democracy on course – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Accra, the capital of Ghana, said with the right leadership and implementation of public policies, Africa’s drive to eradicate poverty and entrench democracy is on course. In his speech at Ghana’s 61st Independence anniversary celebration at the Independence Square in Accra, President Buhari, according to …

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