Nigerian suspends Emirates flights over ‘senseless’ test demands

The Nigerian government has suspended the services of Emirate Airline following the imposition of additional covid-19 test result requirements on passengers. The decision was made public by the country’s Aviation Minister, Hadi Sirika. The minister stated that the Airline demanded Nigerian Passengers to undertake three covid-19 tests within a space of 24 hours; a demand […]

Nigeria faces internal crisis as Africa rolls out Continental Free Trade Agreement

Nigeria battles internal crisis as Africa rolls out Continental Free Trade Agreement Just as the African countries have rolled out the Continental free trade, the continent’s most populous country, Nigeria has been faced with internal trade differences which is not healthy for the new trade pact of the continent. Over the past weeks, the country […]

How I almost got denied a US Green Card after admitting polygamy

Growing up in a Polygamy Household  Growing up in West Africa, my dad has two wives whom I both love and cherish equally. Our family is big and I have 13 siblings, we all love each other as brothers and sisters.  Like many other families in my country, we would all eat together as a […]

The Gambia’s $588 million diaspora remittances offset tourism revenue losses

Since the outbreak of Covid-19 last year, and restriction of movements all over the world, states across the Continent have had to devise new economic strategies to sustain their essential economic sectors. The spread of Covid-19 and ‘stay at home’ measures in response to it have dramatically reshaped global activities and economies, especially the tourist […]

Meet young Ghanaian innovator who builds paddle cars to boost tourism

This young Ghanaian draftsman cum engineer, Mr. Joseph Korley Tetteh, has been building innovative cars, bicycles, etc for years now. The young man who only holds a Junior High School certificate is currently, the chief executive officer of “seek Ye Bikes;” a company under which he produces these items.  He disclosed that his actual work […]

Nigerian Government outlines steps to be taken to trade with AfCFTA countries

Nigerian government has started preparing businesses in the country to start trading with other African countries following the successful launch of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) by the African Union on Friday, January 1st, 2021. A statement signed by Victor Liman, acting Director-General of the Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations (NOTN), revealed steps […]

UN General Assembly: Nine African countries lose voting rights over arrears

In a letter addressed to the General Assembly President Volkan Bozkir, the United Nations (UN) Chief, Antonio Guterres has revealed a list which includes nine African countries that faces sanctions for violation of provisions in the Assembly’s charter. According to the chief, these countries, including Iran are in breach of Article 19 of the Charter […]

Ghana: How state Military protects Chinese illegal miners to deplete forest reserves

A documentary produced by JoyNews, a credible Ghanaian media outlet revealed a damning report of how state military officers are protecting Chinese illegal miners whilst restricting the locals from engaging in same activity. The current government of Ghana has since 2017 taken strong measures to put an end to illegal mining which is termed “Galamsey” […]