Ethiopia to supply South Sudan with electricity

Ethiopia is set to export electricity to South Sudan in a bid to help solve the power problem in the neighboring African country and also boost efforts towards regional integration. A memorandum of understanding was signed in Addis Ababa by the authorities including the likes of Peter Marcello, Minister of Energy and Dams in South […]

Mali’s army thwarted Western backed coup – Authorities say

Authorities in West African country, Mali announced on Monday that a planned coup backed by a western country was thwarted by the Malian Armed Forces (FAMA). In a statement reported across local media, the government said, the western country in question instigated some army officers in the country to overthrow the current regime. The statement […]

AU chair calls for a Pan-African financial rating agency to counter western organizations

The practice of foreign financial institutions producing their own reports to determine the economic status of African countries has become an issue of concern to African leaders. Experts express worry that, such reports create financial impressions with exaggerated economic situations which ends up deterring investors from doing business in such countries. In a recent campaign […]

American charged for Defrauding Two Nigerians of $368,698

Reports from Nigeria media outlets indicate that, an American citizen identified as Marco Ramirez has defrauded two Nigerians, Gabriel Ogie and Oludare Talabi of an amount of $368,698 in a green card scam. The earlier claim was confirmed by officials from the Federal Beaureau of Investigation. An officer from the security unit, Ayotunde Solademi testified […]

Malian bikers rode 600km to assist Nigerian cross–continent rider

The latest African adventure sensation, Kunle Adeyanju from Nigeria was treated to a spirit of African unity and brotherhood in Mali as he rides a motorcycle all the way from London heading to Nigeria. Kunle Adeyanju who is a biker announced in April a decision to ride a bike from London to Lagos, Nigeria with […]

Nigerian: Minister calls on Netflix, others to cover more local content

Despite the growing demand for the services of streaming platforms such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, others in Nigeria, the country’s local movie industry is yet to fully benefit from these platforms in terms of revenue and content popularity. In this vein, Nigeria’s minister of information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has called on streaming platforms […]