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 […]

USA places sanctions on International Criminal Court heads for investigating Americans

Recent reports indicated that the United States of America is targeting the heads of the International Criminal Court with sanctions for investigating possible crimes committed by Americans. The US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo announced the sanctions which includes, travel barns, a freeze on assets in the U.S.A, etc on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2020. “Today […]

FIFA suspends Ivorian FA’s decision, restores Drogba’s hope of becoming President

Football’s governing body FIFA has suspended decisions taken by the Ivorian Football Association’s Electoral Commission earlier on Thursday, August 27th which disqualified former Chelsea talisman and Ivorian striker Didier Drogba.  A letter written by FIFA’s Secretary-General, Fatma Samoura, addressed to the commission stated that “Pending your documents and information, we invite you to suspend all […]

Democracy is Not a Good Thing For Africa – Salif Keita, The Golden Voice of Africa

Prior to the arrival of European travelers and subsequently colonialism, Africa has had its own political system. Not only has colonialism created a new struggle of unending attempts by Africans to adopt an “alien” governance system, but it has also equally placed the entire continent in the exploitive end of the capitalist economic system. For decades, […]