July 25

  • Tanzania: Dar Eyes 50 Percent Bunge Female Representation

    Daily News

    TANZANIA is determined to achieve a 50 per cent female representation in the National Assembly by November 2015, when new legislators will be chosen during the country's general... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Forum Underpins Public's Right to Get Information

    Daily News

    THE right of access to accurate and relevant information on public policies, programmes, services, budgets and expenditures is a fundamental element of social accountability for... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Desperate Politicians Behind Attack - Junaid Mohammed


    A member of northern delegates at the National Conference, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, has accused desperate Abuja politicians for the attempted assassination of General Muhammadu Buhari... Read more »

  • Namibia: Dairies Scramble for Higher Output

    Namibia Economist

    Chairperson of the Namibian Dairy Producers Association, Japie Engelbrecht this week requested the Ministry of Trade and Industry to increase the volumes of milk imported from... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Mr Speaker Sir, You're Offside On This One

    The Herald

    One of the traditional roles of MPs is to represent their constituents, therefore it comes as no surprise when they want to take over roles of sleeping executives of State... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Anyim Charges New FRSC Boss On Dedication


    The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Sen. Anyim Pius Anyim, has urged the new corps marshal and chief executive of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Boboye... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Okupe in London, Explains Delay in Schoolgirls' Rescue


    Senior special assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan on public affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe, yesterday in faraway London gave reasons why the federal government appeared to be slow... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Delegates Pledge Support for Marwa

    This Day

    Delegates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) drawn from the Adamawa South senatorial district have assured the former Lagos State Military Governor, Brigadier-General Buba Marwa... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Nasarawa Speaker Leads Five Other Lawmakers to Meet With Jonathan

    This Day

    The Speaker of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Musa Ahmed, yesterday led five other lawmakers to a close door meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan at the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: The Impeachment of Governor Nyako

    This Day

    The tenure of Admiral Murtala Nyako (rtd) as the Governor of Adamawa was abruptly terminated last week Tuesday with the conclusion of the impeachment proceedings against him by the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Petition - Minister Tasks INEC On Safety of Electoral Materials

    This Day

    The Minister of State for Works, Mr. Dayo Adeyeye, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to protect all materials used during the June 21 governorship... Read more »

  • Nigeria: APC Chief, Talabi, Others Defect to PDP

    This Day

    Less than three weeks to the Osun State governorship election, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has lost one of its top chieftains, Colonel Olayiwola Talabi (rtd), who defected... Read more »

  • Nigeria: NBA to Immortalise Aturu

    This Day

    The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has said it will immortalise the late human rights' lawyer, Bamidele Aturu, with an annual programme. The Chairman of NBA, Ikeja Branch, Mr.... Read more »

  • Nigeria: 97 Percent Nigerian Lands Have No Title, Says Presidential Committee

    This Day

    The Chairman of the Presidential Technical Committee on Land Reform (PTCLR), Prof. Peter Adeniyi, yesterday disclosed that 97 per cent of the land in the country do not have... Read more »

  • Sudan: Parties Agree On Roadmap for National Dialogue - Presidential Aide

    Sudan Tribune

    Sudanese presidential assistant, Ibrahim Ghandour, said that the ruling National Congress Party and opposition parties participating in the national dialogue endorsed a roadmap and... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: 'Tsvangirai Delusional'

    The Herald

    EMBATTLED MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai is wrong to parade himself as the legitimate leader of the party on his trip to the United Kingdom, while his party is further... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Sylva Flays Jonathan's Handling of Security

    This Day

    A former Bayelsa State Governor, Timipre Sylva, has faulted President Goodluck Jonathan on his handling of insecurity challenges facing the country. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Akpabio's Ungubernatorial Demeanour

    This Day

    Recently, the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Adamu Mu'azu was in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, for the groundbreaking ceremony of the state PDP... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Plateau - Group Tasks Residents On Tolerance


    Stakeholders working on the permanent restoration of peace in Plateau State have been urged to redouble efforts at preaching and promoting tolerance and peaceful coexistence as no... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Kaduna Blasts - Distressed Residents Besiege Hospitals in Search of Missing Relations

    This Day

    Kaduna State Governor, Alhaji Mukhtar Yero, yesterday visited 44 Army Referral Hospital where victims of Wednesday's twin bomb explosion were receiving treatment, expressing... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Chibok Girls - We Are Trying to Avoid the Chechnya

    This Day

    The need to avoid a repeat of the 2004 experience when 300 children were killed in an attempt by Russians to free hostages held by Chechens in the North Caucasus region of Russia... Read more »

  • Nigeria: NBA Holds Valedictory Session for Aturu


    LAGOS-- Ahead of his burial tomorrow, the remains of late human rights lawyer and activist, Mr Bamidele Aturu, were yesterday laid-in-state at the Ikeja secretariat of the Nigerian... Read more »

  • Nigeria: The Condition of the Nigerian State - Contradictions Galore [opinion]


    THAT this country is blessed with both human and natural resources is axiomatic. Also, every day or week in Nigeria provides its own events - good or bad. It is the delight of any... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Honour for the Homeboy

    This Day

    Renown educationist, legal practitioner and former governorship aspirant in Edo State, Mr Kenneth Imansuangbon was recently honoured in his home state for his philanthropic... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Lagos Discovers First Case of Ebola Virus

    This Day

    The Lagos State Government yesterday alerted the public that a Liberian national, suspected to have the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) was detected in a private hospital in the state... Read more »

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