French tycoon dragged before court over $160M corruption deal in Guinea

A French-Israeli businessman, Beny Steinmetz has been dragged before court in Switzerland to respond to charges regarding his alleged corrupt dealings in Guinea-Conakry some years ago. According to the Swiss Prosecutors, the billionaire diamond magnate paid bribe of about $10m through Swiss banks purposely to compromise Guinean public officials and secure rich mining concessions at […]

Sierra Leone’s President Julius Bio Grants Citizenship to 22 African Americans

President of West African country, Sierra Leone, Dr Julius Maada Bio has followed the footsteps of his counterparts by granting citizenship to 22 African Americans on the 5th of January, 2021. The set of 22, whom were warmly welcomed into the country took earlier steps to conduct DNA tests which successfully traced their origin to […]

Pan-African Tourism: The Gambia tourism industry to target Nigerian Holidaymakers

The Gambia targets Nigeria as it braces up for domestic and regional tourism The Gambia is a very popular travel destination for many European visitors due its unique tourist attractions. However, the pandemic has decimated the tourism industry and The Gambia’s heavy reliance on international visitors aggravates the situation. But that’s about to change as […]

Meet the Senegalese man using home materials to create Afro style Sneakers

Cheikh Mbacke Thiam also known as Cheikh Dal which translates as shoe in the Wolof language, is a Senegalese entrepreneur and innovator. He started learning the art of fashion at a very young age and was introduced to shoemaking by his brother. Cheikh started his craft by making shoes for children and eventually fell in […]

Nigerian man becomes first African minister for justice in Canada

Reports by The Guardian revealed that the Canadian government has appointed Mr. Kaycee Madu, a Nigerian-born resident in Canada, as the Minister for justice and solicitor general of Alberta province in Canada. A Canadian politician and the current Premier of Alberta, Premier Jason Kenney welcomed this appointment and also eulogized the appointee whilst making the […]

The Special Features On Brazil: 8 Things You Need To Know

Brazil is a South American country, which share borders with ten nations. Brazil is the largest country in South America and fifth-largest nation on earth after Russia, Canada, the United States and China. With 8,515,770 square kilometers or 3.288 million square miles and a population of 212,559,417, Brazil belongs to the Group of Ten. With […]

Excursion To Africa: South Sudan the youngest African nation

This week’s excursion to African country of South Sudan will be by means of Poetry. South Sudan is the youngest African nation, became an independent state on July 9, 2011. South Sudan is bordered by Ethiopia on east; to the north is North Sudan; on the west is Central African Republic; on the southern border […]

Excursion To Africa: Democratic Republic of Congo. The Land of Three Joseph

Have you heard of the second Amazon on planet earth? No other than Democratic Republic of Congo, located in Central Africa region on the equator. The second-largest country in Africa after Algeria, Congo’s epithet is the JEWEL OR GEOLOGICAL GARDEN OF AFRICA. A country known for different tropical wildlife, which include but not limited to […]