West African ECO cannot be launched this year because of coronavirus – Alassane Ouattara

Eight Former French colonies announced earlier this year, the planned adoption of a common currency to replace the much-criticized French-backed CFA franc; the arrangement came with a package set to put an end to the exploitative 50% foreign exchange reserves kept in the French Treasury, see to the withdrawal of French representatives from the region’s […]

Connect Africa: Nigerian set to build $1.9b rail line to Niger

The wish of every Pan-Africanist is to see a well-connected continent where infrastructure is built to facilitate the flow of resources from one country to another with ease to boost intercontinental trade and promote development. That is exactly what Nigeria is about to do. Reports have it that President Buhari led administration of Nigeria has […]

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 […]

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 […]

Africa’s first-ever virtual communication platform launched

The first-ever virtual platform for communication developed purely by Africans has duly been launched for public use; the groundbreaking innovation has since received attention from many people, especially Africans for its high tendency of boosting technological feats of the continent. The platform named, GlueVP is the brainchild of a Zimbabwean born Professor cum innovator, Richard […]

We will protect local products in new trade agreement; Tanzania to Britain

The emergence of Brexit which saw the United Kingdom detach itself from the European Union calls for certain core adjustments to be made in terms of bilateral relationships, especially business or trade agreements between respective countries, the EU and the now independent Britain. With regards to this, the Tanzanian Government has also initiated a trade […]

Wakanda City will be built across Africa; not only Senegal – Akon

When Senegalese-American superstar and philanthropist Aliaume Damala, with stage name Akon, announced his plan to commence the construction of a futuristic city in His homeland Senegal, some people embraced the idea and touted it as visionary whilst others criticized his choice of country for the project; to these people, Akon has chosen Senegal because he […]