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Mandela, Only Leader In The World –Prof Adair

Ailing former South African President, Nelson Mandela, is the only person that deserves to be addressed as a leader in the world today, Prof. John Adair, the world’s first professor of leadership, has said. Adair, the chair of the United [...]

June 16, 2013 Africa

Nigeria Sends 700 Soldiers To Liberia For Peace Mission

As part of contribution to United Nation’s peace support operations to West Africa, 700 soldiers from the Nigerian Army have been deployed to Liberia for a peace support operation. Addressing the troop at their graduation ceremony from the Nigerian Army [...]

June 12, 2013 Africa

How Five South African Policemen Brutally Beat A Nigerian To Faint, Wake Him Then Tortue Him Again To Death

Five Limpopo police officers beat a Nigerian man to death, the Polokwane Magistrate’s Court heard on Thursday. “I put it to you that you beat him, he fainted and you resuscitated him. He woke up and… you beat him again,” [...]

June 10, 2013 Africa

Africa’s ‘New Cities’: Urban Future or Utopian Fantasies?

Gleaming skyscrapers towering over upwardly mobile professionals and flashy cars cruising along brightly lit avenues; young urbanites zipping past manicured lawns to enter their luxury condos; state-of-the-art labs fostering tech savvy entrepreneurs’ million-dollar ideas. A glimpse of Africa’s urban future or [...]

May 30, 2013 Africa

African Union Endorses Nigeria For UN Security Seat

The 23rd Ordinary Session of AU Executive Council, on Thursday night in Addis Ababa, unanimously endorsed Nigeria’s candidature for a UN Security Council (UNSC) non-permanent seat in 2014. Nigeria’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Olugbega Ashiru confirmed Nigeria’s endorsement by the council [...]

May 24, 2013 Africa

Nigeria Pledges $2 Million For Conduct Of Elections In Mali

The Nigerian government on Wednesday pledged a donation of US$ 2 million (about N320m) in support of agricultural development and conduct of free and fair elections in Mali. Vice-President Namadi Sambo made the pledge in Brussels at the International Donors [...]

May 16, 2013 Africa

Desmond Tutu Vows Not to Vote for ANC Anymore

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says he will not vote for the Africa National Congress (ANC) again in future elections in the country. Mr. Tutu who wrote an opinion page in the Mail-Guardian newspapers on Friday that he had in the [...]

May 10, 2013 Africa
Oil Curse Ghana struggles

The oil curse: Ghana struggles to survive

The oil curse: Ghana struggles to survive – When Ghana struck oil in 2007, citizens expected the industry would bring them better lives and investors anticipated hefty profits from a rising African economic star. Six years later, all of them are [...]

May 4, 2013 Africa