Ethiopia says on track to fill mega-dam as African Union pushes for deal
Ethiopia said Saturday it was on schedule to begin filling a controversial mega-dam on the Blue Nile River within weeks but vowed to try resolving its dispute with downstream
WTO DG: President Buhari’s tactical change and Egypt’s ambush
President Muhammadu Buhari´s decision to substitute Mr. Yonov Frederick Agah with Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as Nigeria´s candidate in the race for the prestigious position of Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), has stoked a combination of issues. The nomination of the former Managing Director of the World Bank, who served previous Nigerian governments…
AU, AFRIMA mark Africa Day with solidarity concert for COVID-19 response fund
In commemoration of this year’s Africa Day, the Africa Union Commission (AUC) and the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) hosted a live virtual solidarity concert
AU seeks debt forgiveness for Nigeria over COVID-19
The African Union Economic, Social and Cultural Council (AU ECOSOCC) Nigeria office has urged China, France, Japan and India to write off Nigeria’s debt or allow a two-year moratorium on repayments.
Africa 'elbowed out' in quest for tools to fight COVID-19: AU
African Union officials said Thursday the continent is struggling to compete with rich countries for testing kits and other equipment necessary to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
AU chief in quarantine after staffer positive for coronavirus
African Union Commission Chairman Moussa Faki Mahamat is "observing quarantine" after a staff member in his office tested positive for COVID-19, an AU source told AFP.
‘Why U.S. attached conditions to return of $308m Abacha loot’
In spite of President Muhammadu Buhari winning the 2018 African Union (AU) Anti-Corruption Champion Award, the United States seems not to trust the Nigerian government to properly utilise the $308 million Gen. Sanni Abacha
2023: How Buhari can fulfill his promise on credible polls, by Ikokwu
If we decide to take the right steps, the first thing is for the National Assembly to send to him the bill about electronic voting, which he had refused to sign three times, so that it should be signed now not tomorrow.