Sierra Leone set to elect new President as Voters go to poll, Wednesday Sierra Leone will vote on Wednesday for a successor to President Ernest Bai Koroma in an election dominated by an economic crisis caused by a collapse in iron ore prices and an Ebola epidemic. Sixteen candidates are vying for the top job and four are seen as having a realistic chance...... read more
George Weah touches down Abuja, visit Buhari Newly elected President of Liberia, George Weah of Liberia on Monday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja.The Liberian President who was an international football star before veering into politics arrived State House about 12:35pm for the closed-door meeting with President Buhari.  Details looming...Weah shakes Buhari... read more
Buhari: We must save Lake Chad or perish *45million lives depend on it The current insurgency sweeping across parts of Africa, including the activities of murderous herdsmen, were on Wednesday directly linked to the continuous shrinking of Lake Chad. President Muhammadu Buhari, playing host to stakeholder countries and organisations in Abuja, warned, for the umpteenth time warned that the situation would further deteriorate if...... read more
One week after, Zuma faces 18 counts corruption charge It is not respite yet for former South African President, Jacob Zuma, as prosecutors in that country, are said to be putting all the papers together to slam him with an 18-count charge, for acts of corruption, which saw him forced out of office a fortnight ago. News24, quoting other sources,...... read more
Mugabe cries out: We’re in daily torment, my wife cries everyday *I’m nothing without my wife Barely three months out of power, former Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, is full of lamentation in the hands of the country’s new leadership, talking about daily harassment and torments, especially against his wife, Grace. The nonagenarian, particularly talked about being denied his benefits, by the government of President Emmerson Mgangagwa, who had...... read more
Liberia is broke -George Weah Liberia’s new President George Weah has pledged to fight corruption as he spoke about conditions in his “broke country” on the first day of an official visit to Paris. The former international football star who, took office on January 22, is faced with a dire economic situation in Liberia following two...... read more
Ethiopia declares state of emergency as Zimbabwe clamps down on Varsity chancellor over Mugabe's fake result A national state of emergency has been declared in Ethiopia just one day after the unexpected resignation of Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn. A statement by the state broadcaster said the move was necessary to stem a wave of anti-government protests. Hundreds of people have died in three years of unrest in...... read more
Buhari hails Ramaphosa *Says Nigeria eager to work with new S'African President President Muhammadu Buhari, has expressed excitement at the change of guards in South Africa, with the election of Cyril Ramaphosa as the country’s the new President. Ramaphosa, took over the leadership of the country, reputed to be the highest economy in Africa, after the resignation of the former President, Jacob Zuma,...... read more
BREAKING: After Zuma's 'ouster', Ramaphosa takes over as South Africa President After weeks of tortuous discussions to convince scandal-plagued Jacob Zuma to step down as head of state, South Africa’s great negotiator, Cyril Ramaphosa has fulfilled his long-held ambition to lead the country. Reuters reports that Ramaphosa, deputy president since 2014, has been the country’s dominant politician since he replaced Zuma as leader of...... read more
More political intrigues rattle Africa as Ethiopia Prime Minister quits Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, has submitted his resignation as both premier and the chairman of the ruling coalition. Hailemariam Desalegn said his resignation was “vital in the bid to carry out reforms that would lead to sustainable peace and democracy”. The Prime Minister had been leading the country since 2012....... read more
BREAKING: Zimbabwe top opposition Leader, Tsvangirai is dead Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has died in South Africa, a senior official in his MDC party has said. Mr Tsvangirai, 65, a former prime minister, had reportedly been suffering from colon cancer. "He died this evening. The family communicated this to me," MDC vice president Elias Mudzuri told Reuters....... read more
BREAKING - Gone! Under-fire Zuma finally resigns as South Africa President, escapes party's hot pan South Africa's embattled President Jacob Zuma has resigned his office with immediate effect. He made the announcement in a televised address to the nation on Wednesday evening. Earlier, Mr Zuma's governing ANC party told him to resign or face a vote of no confidence in parliament on Thursday. The 75-year-old has...... read more
President Zuma makes u-turn, refuses to quit, faces party red card South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) would on Thursday initiate a no-confidence motion against President Jacob Zuma at the parliament, local media reports said Wednesday. The decision came as Mr. Zuma refuses to stand down even after police raided homes of his associates, the Gupta family, in Johannesburg, the country’s...... read more
At last! President Zuma surrenders, agrees to step down in six months South African President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday agreed in principle to resign within a time frame of three to six months, said ANC secretary general. ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule said this when briefing the media in Johannesburg about ANC’s NEC (National Executive Committee) meeting last night. He said the NEC resolved...... read more
ANC Leaders in final push for Zuma's ouster ahead 2019 polls Leaders of South Africa's governing ANC party are meeting to decide the future of President Jacob Zuma. The National Executive Committee (NEC) is likely to ask him to step down, report from BBC indicates. ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa acknowledged on Sunday that the issue was causing "disunity and discord". Mr Zuma,...... read more
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