‘Over 82.9 million Nigerians currently living below poverty line’
With over 82.9million Nigerians currently living below the poverty line, there is a need to urgently tackle poverty to get the economy back on track, according to ActionAid Nigeria.
From under nourishment to under achievement
A couple of weeks ago, FW de Klerk said that apartheid was not a crime against humanity. FW de Klerk was the last white president of South Africa. He it was who announced the release of Nelson Mandela
Deputies and their bosses
During these last two weeks or so, the leader of the British Labour Party rescued his deputy from being thrown out of his position by making his position nonexistent in the party organogram or Organisation chart. This particular deputy is one of the greatest critics of the leader of the party.
Top South African judge who openly declared HIV status retires
A South African Constitutional Court judge and gay rights activist who openly disclosed his HIV status despite at a time it is highly stigmatised retired on Tuesday.
`Secret corporate ownership’ a global problem - Osinbajo
Yemi Osinbajo said this at the Beneficial Ownership Conference of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in Jakarta, Indonesia on Monday.
African leaders, Dangote move to change continent’s economic narrative
African business and political leaders have expressed optimism of using the Afrochampions Initiative to change the continent’s socio-economic narrative through a consensus on seven key issues ranging from regional and continental integration to global representation.
Thabo Mbeki’s xenophobia denialism
Returning to last month’s APRM meeting, Mbeki warned that “To attach this label ‘xenophobic’, results in many instances of us not understanding…what is the source of this issue.”
South Africa's ex-leader wades into Zuma no-confidence vote
South Africa's ex-leader Thabo Mbeki on Tuesday waded into a no-confidence debate against President Jacob Zuma, urging lawmakers to set aside political affiliation during next week's vote.
iREP Docu-Film Fest 2017… archiving Africa’s past and present for the future
Freedom Park, Lagos, on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 came alive with captains of showbiz personalities, members of the academia and Nollywood top shot, who gathered for the cocktail reception of the yearly iREP International Documentary Film Festival.