Unbundling the dynamics of transition in Africa - Part 3
The imperative for peace-building, especially in post-conflict societies, is another major preoccupation of the book. In fact, with the author’s expansive experience with the United Nations Peace-building Commission...
How farmers resisted reduction of food prices, Ogbeh
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, said it was farmers that resisted the Federal Government from reducing food prices.
Ten Nigerian medicinal plants proposed by NMC for standardisation
As part of efforts to improve, harmonise and standardise traditional medicine practice in Africa, the African Regional Standard Organisation (ARSO), an intergovernmental body formed by the African Union (AU), may soon adopt ten medicinal plants from Nigeria.
.africa joins the internet
In the beginning was .com, followed by a host of other .somethings, but on Friday, 32 years after the world's first domain name was registered, the African Union has launched .africa for the continent.
AU Chairperson, Conde, calls Buhari, wishes him good health
Chairperson of the African Union (AU), President Alpha Conde of Guinea, Friday, called President Muhammadu Buhari in London, to wish him good health and speedy recovery.
Nigeria begins negotiations on CFTA adoption
Preparatory to the 2017 establishment of a Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) in Africa, Nigeria has commenced negotiations to facilitate the adoption of the trade deal...
UN chief slams border closures in 'developed countries'
UN chief Antonio Guterres criticised Monday the closure of borders "even in the most developed countries in the world", after US President Donald Trump slapped a ban on travellers from seven Muslim countries.
African leaders who refused to quit
Before Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh, who has disputed his rival Adama Barrow's election victory, many African heads of state have attempted, in some cases successfully, over the past few years to remain in power beyond their legal mandate.