Nigeria rebukes UK and USA for undermining sovereignty

The government of Nigeria has rebuked the United States of America and the United Kingdom for a joint plan to impose restriction on people who undermine electoral processes in Nigeria.  In a statement released by the spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr Ferdinand Nwonye on Friday, the government stated that, “they (UK and […]

Mali coup: Junta called on J.J Rawlings; can he resolve the impasse?

The new development on the Mali issue is that a four member delegation from the military coup leaders have called on the former President of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings who is not only a seasoned politician but also very experienced in terms of coup and transition of power. The team which was led by its […]

Why Compensate White Zimbabwean Farmers for Land They Acquired Illegally – PLO Lumumba

Renowned Professor Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba has expressed his unreserved views on Zimbabwe’s current ongoing situation during an interview with Godfred on The African Passport Show. According to him, the decision to compensate the white farmers for the lands is insensitive to the historical realities of the matter at hand. He opined that “This idea […]

Court orders Belgian authorities to hand over Lumumba’s tooth to family

The only remaining body part of Patrice Lumumba, Congo’s first prime minister, who was assassinated in 1961 with his body destroyed will finally be sent to his ancestral country. Following years of battle by his family, especially his Daughter Juliana Lumumba who petitioned the King to return “relics of Patrice Emery Lumumba to the land […]

Ghanaian President has been elected as new ECOWAS Chairman

Ghanaian President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been elected as the new Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).  The election took place during the 57th Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of States and Government of the Economic Community of West African States held in Niamey, capital of Niger. This […]

Zimbabwe set to return land to white farmers after $3.5 Billion compensation

The government of Zimbabwe has in recent times locked itself in a critical position by taking an unpopular move that’s generating a lot of criticisms from both locals and people across the world. Ex-President Mugabe initiated the lands reform program decades ago to address issues surrounding the forceful colonial-era land captures by the powers in […]

Africans express disappointment as BBC links low death rates in Africa to poverty

The rate at which foreign media portrays news regarding Africa is appalling and actually calls for action. When New Zealand recorded low death rate, the media associated that with accolades like “Great leadership and Scientific adherence”. The same happened in the case of Sweden; the media was caught praise-singing the Swedish government with terms like […]

Africa without border: A Rwandan bank appoints Nigerian as chief digital officer

A Nigerian young man has been appointed as the Chief Digital Officer of the Bank of Kigali; the news was earlier reported by Rwanda’s local media outlet, The New Times. In describing his role, the paper stated that, “the division (he will head) is responsible for innovation such as Ikofi, a digital wallet that offers […]