Okonjo – Iweala Visits Nigeria as the New DG of World Trade Organization

After a long tussle, Nigeria’s Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala became the first African and first female to clinch the title of the Director-General of The World Trade Organization. She resumed office on the 1st of March, 2020 in Geneva, Switzerland. Her appointment was much celebrated in Nigeria and Africa as a whole. Currently, she is on […]

Bolivia returns $350 million loan to IMF; should African countries do same?

Bolivia, one of South America’s poorest countries has taken a very praise-worthy action which many concerned Africans are calling on their leaders to emulate to help save the future of their respective countries and the continent at large from the shackles of neocolonial schemes called debt. The Bolivian central bank has announced publicly that, it […]

Black Lives Matter wins Swedish peace award and also nominated for a noble peace prize

The impacts of Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation, an organization established to eradicate racial discrimination against the black community and oppressed people across the world has been duly recognized as they have been rewarded with a Swedish peace award and also nominated for a Noble Peace Prize.  Organizers of the Swedish Olof Palme human […]

The reaction towards Xiaomei Havard’s appointment is xenophobic – Chinese Association

The Chinese Association in South Africa has reacted to the general outrage following the swearing-in of a Chinese immigrant, Xiaomei Havard as Member of Parliament for the Gauteng province. Addressing the media regarding the issue on Friday, January 29th, 2021, the Chinese association representative, Erwin Pon, tagged the public uproar as one that is “xenophobic”. […]

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 […]

Zimbabwe’s President blast Trump, calls for an end to sanctions

The President of Zimbabwe, Emerson Mnangagwa has blasted the outgoing US President, Donald Trump and also called for an end to sanctions imposed on his country by the US as extended by the Trump administration. According to him, the violent invasion of the capitol by pro-trump protesters to distract an ongoing Electoral College voting purported […]

Barack Obama condemns Trump over Capitol invasion

Former President of the United States of America, Barack Obama has joined the many people who condemned the actions of the outgoing President Donald Trump. In a short write-up, Barrack Obama stated that “history will rightly remember today’s violence at the Capitol, incited by a sitting president who has continued to baselessly lie about the […]

Chinese Billionaire, Jack Ma ‘lays low’ after criticizing state financial regulators

Popular Chinese e-commerce billionaire Jack Ma, withdraws from public domain after criticizing Chinese regulators, especially China’s state Financial System. During a conference in Shanghai, the Alibaba founder referred to the communist nation’s banking system as one that operates with a “pawnshop” mentality and also described the methods of the global financial regulation system as being […]