France-Africa Summit: African leaders gather in France to seek financial support

Scores of African leaders have landed in Paris ahead of the France-Africa summit which will be hosted by French President, Emmanuel Macron. The said summit will be attended by top lenders and European leaders such as the G7, G20, International Monetary Fund (IMF), and other financial institutions. Bruno Le Maire, the French Minister for economy […]

Chadian army chant victory songs over defeat of North-based rebel group

Chadian military under the leadership of General Mahamat Idriss Déby, son of the deceased President of the country took to the streets of N’Djamena on Sunday, May 9th, 2021 to chant songs of victory claiming defeat over the north-rebel group. This follows weeks of battle with the insurgent group which identifies as the Front pour […]

Nigeria: Councilor uses car allowance to build a bridge for her community

A female Councillor identified as Hon. Onem Miracle Tyna has since received plaudits from the general public, especially Nigerians for using her Car allowance to build a bridge for her community. It is a norm that councilors are given money to purchase official vehicles for their daily work; instead of doing so, the councilor rather […]

How did a successful actor turned politician become subject for social media memes?

Former Nollywood actor Desmond Elliot who is now an elected Lawmaker, representing Surulere in the Lagos State House of Assembly, has become a subject for public ridicule in recent times as Nigerians create funny memes to mock him. The norm on social media now is that anything that happens, the youth on social media resort […]

Tanzania’s President visits Kenya to strengthen ties and promote trade

Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan arrived in Kenya on Tuesday for a two-day visit to strengthen relations between the two East African neighbors. Hassan, who became her country’s female first president following Magufuli’s unexpected death in early April, was greeted by two ministers upon her arrival in Nairobi. In a joint statement, Kenyan President Uhuru […]

Ghanaians stage a non-partisan campaign against bad leadership

A considerable number of Ghanaians have taken to social media to stage a non-partisan protest against bad leadership in the country with the hashtag #FixTheCountry. So far the hashtag is trending number one on Twitter Ghana. The campaign which has drawn the attention of celebrities and influential people in the country has so far gathered […]

Reports say Sudan suspended Russian naval base but Russia denies

Earlier reports had it that, Russia’s plan to establish a naval logistic base in Red Sea Port has been suspended by authorities in Sudan; the publications added that, the decision was tagged by a Russian Navy admiral as one which is motivated by pressure from the United States. According to an earlier announcement by Russia, […]