Sudan to pay $335 million to US to be removed from blacklist

The Sudanese government is set to bail the country as the transitional government officials have reportedly agreed to pay $335 million to the United States to be removed from a blacklist.   Sudan has since been profiled as part of states that sponsor terrorism owing to alleged involvement in certain attacks, including attacks on United States […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]