Mali Coup: ECOWAS leaders calls for reinstatement of President Keita

West African heads of states under the regional bloc ECOWAS, held an emergency virtual summit on Thursday demanding for the reinstatement of Ibrahim Baboucarr Keita as Mali’s leader. President Keita was ousted in a military coup on Tuesday by members of the arm forces The leaders said they would send envoys to Mali to help […]

Mali Coup: France Takes Issue to The UN Security Council

Reactions to the Mutiny Until the first democratic elections in 1992, Malians have experienced 23 years of military rule. Regardless of this experience, the majority of Malians have welcomed the action taken by the military. Opposition supporters mostly could be seen celebrating the removal of the President on the street along with soldiers.  A member […]

Mali’s President, Prime Minister and other Ministers Arrested in Mutiny

The embattled President of Mali, Mr Ibrahim Keita has been arrested along with his Prime Minister and other government ministers government spokesperson confirms.  The emerging crisis in Mali came only a few weeks after a long-popular opposition protest, led by the M5-RFP opposition coalition alias the June 5 Movement demanding the resignation of the President […]

West Africa Provides Sanctuary For Lebanese but Lebanon is a Hell For African Girls

Across the streets in West Africa, the presence of Lebanese is felt everywhere especially in the business sector. They were highly welcomed to settle and operate businesses in this accommodating ecosphere thus found successes in a huge market population. While historians are inconclusive about the history of the arrival of the Lebanese in West Africa, […]

Dr. Arikana on $3.5 Billion compensation to white farmers in Zimbabwe

Dr Arikana Chihombori-Quao, former ambassador for the African Union to United States and the current president for the African Diaspora Development Institute, has come out to speak on issues concerning the compensation of white farmers in Zimbabwe. The Pan-Africanist blamed the whole incident on the Lancaster agreement; she stated that, “The Lancaster agreement when it […]

Angola sentences ex-president’s billionaire son to five years in prison for fraud

Son of former Angolan president who ruled the country for 38 years, has been sentenced on Friday by Angola’s Supreme Court in Luanda for a multi-billion dollar embezzlement scheme. Jose Filomeno dos Santos Commonly, know as “Zenu,” was charged in December after trying to transfer $1.5 billion into a private bank account in Swiss from […]

Coordinate African countries and deal with Mauritius oil spill – PLO Lumumba to AU

Renowned Pan-Africanist, Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba has waged into the current happening in Mauritius. The scholar stated that, “African Union should urgently coordinate all African Countries to help Mauritius grapple with the devastating oil spill.” The breakdown of a Japanese-owned bulk oil carrier Merchant Vessel, Wakashio has spilled over 1,000 tonnes of fuel into the […]

Namibia rejects Germany’s ‘inadequate’ reparations offer

The Government of Namibia has, on Tuesday, August 11th, 2020, turned down a reparation offer made by Germany during a negotiation between representatives of both countries, selected and mandated to resolve issues related to the colonial history of the two countries. Germany ruled its colony Namibia from 1884 to 1915, a period historians documented to […]

Nigerian legal organization urges gov’t to squash death sentence of Yahaya Sharif

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), a nonprofit, nonpartisan Nigerian legal and advocacy organization has demanded that government reverses the death sentence given to Yahaya Sharif-Aminu. The young musician was earlier reported to have been charged with a death sentence through hanging by the Sharia court in the Hausawa Filin Hockey area of Kano state […]