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UN Watchdog Reports Continued Human Rights Abuses in Burundi
UN Watchdog Reports Continued Human Righ...

UN Watchdog Reports Continued Human Rights Abuses in Burundi

  A UN watchdog reports that there has been continued human rights violations such as sexual violence, murder, and summary executions in Burundi The citizens had earlier hoped on a new era where peace will reign with the election of new President Evariste Ndayishimiye, who was elected in May... read more »

My Commitment Not Enough to Ensure Credible Election – Buhari
My Commitment Not Enough to Guarantee Cr...

My Commitment Not Enough to Guarantee Credible Election – Buhari

Ahead of the Edo State governorship election on Saturday, President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said that his commitment to ensure free and fair elections would be futile if other actors are more focused on winning elections by all means than abiding by the rules. President Buhari disclosed this... read more »

Ortom Advocates Gun License to Responsible Nigerians as Solution to Insecurity
Ortom Advocates Gun License to Responsib...

Ortom Advocates Gun License to Responsible Nigerians as Solution to Insecur...

  Samuel Ortom, Governor of Benue State, has called on the Federal Government to issue gun licenses to responsible citizens to wield assault rifles like AK47 as a responsive measure to curtail the spate of insecurity in the country. Ortom, however, said the move should be regulated by a well... read more »

Google Celebrates Kenyan Hero, Mekatilili wa Menza
Google Celebrates Kenyan Hero, Mekatilil...

Google Celebrates Kenyan Hero, Mekatilili wa Menza

Google has dedicated a customized Doodle on its homepage to honouring Mekatilili wa Menza, Kenya’s foremost liberation fighter. She is famed for leading the Giriama people to counter colonial masters in the early 20th century. Google in a tweet said, “Today, we honor Mekatilili wa Menza, the... read more »

Ethnic Groups in Taraba task Ishaku to Address Injustices
Ethnic Groups in Taraba task Ishaku to A...

Ethnic Groups in Taraba task Ishaku to Address Injustices

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has been issued a 30-day ultimatum by four aggrieved ethnic groups in the state to address lingering injustices meted out to them by successive administrations. In a joint world press conference in Jalingo on Saturday, the ethnic groups comprising of the... read more »

Protest in Zimbabwe: US Summons Zanu-PF Spokesperson Over Comments

Protest in Zimbabwe: US Summons Zanu-PF Spokesperson Over Comments

The United states has summoned spokesman of the ruling Zanu-PF party in Zimbabwe after his disparaging comments about the US ambassador in Harare. Patrick Chinamasa, spokesperson of the... read more »

"Our Personnel are Well Mannered"- DSS Debunks Alleged Assault On Abuja Airport Worker​

“Our Personnel are Well Mannered”- DSS Debunks Alleged Assault On Abuja Airpor...

The Department of State Service (DSS) has debunked allegation by the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) that its operative at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja obstructed... read more »

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta Condemns Racism, Says No Community is Superior

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta Condemns Racism, Says No Community is Superior

….the President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta has made the call for less emphases to be made on race as all races are equal. The President made the call on Wednesday in an interview with... read more »

George Floyd Killing – African Implications Of Continued Hatred Of Black Bodies

George Floyd Killing – African Implications Of Continued Hatred Of Black Bodies

5th June 2020   The agonizing killing of George Floyd on May 25, 2020 in open view of the world by a White police officer assisted by 3 other non-Black officers, one of them Oriental,... read more »

Buried for 50 years: Britain’s Shameful Role in the Biafran War by Frederick Forsyth

Buried for 50 years: Britain’s Shameful Role in the Biafran War b...

A million children starved to death. I’m haunted by the images I saw there – and by the complicity of the Wilson government It is a good thing to be proud of one’s country, and I am – most of... read more »