U.S.-Africa Summit Must Listen to Voices of the People

The United States-Africa Summit, to be convened on August 5 and 6, will cover a host of topics concerning the African continent. Among them, governance and the spread of democracy, which 7 out of 10 Africans prefer. more»

CAR Reconciliation Talks End This Day

After three days of frantic negotiations that began on July 21, 2014, international representatives and 170 Central African Republic, CAR, stakeholders are due to end discussions today. There was confusion yesterday when the Séléka militia failed to turn up for the negotiations. more»


Nigerians Say 'No' to U.S.$1 Billion Insurgency Loan

Citizens across the country have rejected President Goodluck Jonathan's request to the National Assembly for approval of a U.S. $1 billion loan to fight insurgency. (file photo) more»


Chibok Girls, Parents Shun Meeting With Jonathan

A meeting scheduled between President Goodluck Jonathan and the parents of abducted girls in Chibok, Tuesday, could not hold as the parents shunned the meeting. (file photo) more»


Ethiopia Rooting Out Corruption

The new fiscal year in Ethiopia must see an all-out effort by the government to eradicate bad governance and corruption, scourges which are a source of widespread public discontent. more»


President Kiir to Sign Yau Yau Peace Deal Into Law

South Sudanese president Salva Kiir said he will sign a peace agreement with Jonglei-based rebel leader David Yau Yau into law. (file photo) more»

Liberia's War Crimes Trap - Who's Next ?

Some diplomatic observers say, the Jucontee Woewiyu case points to a strong push by the United States of America to bring some prominent players of the Liberian Civil War to book. more»


Is the Niger Delta Region the 'Epicentre of Electoral Fraud' in Nigeria?

The chairman of Nigeria's National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has reportedly claimed that the country's Niger Delta - also referred to as the "South South" region - has been the "epicentre of electoral fraud ... since 1999". more»


TY Danjuma to Jonathan - Boko Haram War Taking Too Long

Former Defence Minister Lt-Gen. Theophilus Danjuma has told President Jonathan that Boko Haram insurgents appear to be having the upper hand, as they choose where to strike and capture territory. more»


Why It's Difficult to Rescue Chibok Girls

President Goodluck Jonathan says the great challenge in rescuing the abducted schoolgirls of Chibok, Borno State, is the need to rescue alive. more»


Opposition Political Parties Rant Over Recent Crackdown

In a recent crackdown, Ethiopean police arrested four opposition political party members and leaders, and members of the parties they belong demand the immediate release of the detainees. (file photo) more»

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