7 Nov 2022
Mpape, a spectacularly rocky district in the nation’s capital, Abuja, is not your characteristic venue for a conference, convention or retreat.
2 Sep 2022
A Myanmar junta court sentenced ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to three years in jail "with hard labour" on Friday, for electoral fraud in the 2020 polls that her party won in a landslide, a source said.
24 Mar 2020
Nobel laureate and former Finnish president Martti Ahtisaari has contracted the new coronavirus, his office said on Tuesday.
26 Jul 2019
“A great man’s responsibility is not only to his biological children, but to every child around him” - African Saying. Professor Wole Soyinka fits this description. A people-builder and a selfless leader, his life, beliefs and everything about him have been about giving back to society and the nation at large. It is said, not in…
4 Feb 2019
Were Nigeria a human being, she would invariably come down with an acute case of hypertension every four years. Around the time of the general elections, that is. Of course, she would have minor cases in-between, when elections hold in those states whose history of electoral litigations has gifted electoral timetables different from that of…
23 Jul 2017
For me, the success of the African writing is particularly remarkable, given the dysfunction of our system. The fact that we have many novels coming out of Nigeria is almost a miracle.
15 Jul 2017
Liu's remains were incinerated "in accordance with the will of his family members and local customs" in the northeastern city of Shenyang, said Zhang Qingyang, an official from the municipal office.
31 Jul 2016
The cycle of boom and burst recession is characteristic of capitalist economies. It’s natural. Economists largely maintain that once you have the combination of rising prices, falling output, and increasing government borrowing you are on the road to recession.
13 Apr 2015
Germany's Nobel laureate Gunter Grass, possibly the country's most famous writer, died on Monday at the age of 87, his publisher said. Grass, whose works include The Tin Drum and Cat And Mouse, died in a hospital in the northern city of Luebeck, the Steidl publishing house said on Twitter.