New Burundi Opposition Leader May Not End Talks Deadlock

[East African] The change of leadership in CNARED — a coalition of Burundian opposition politicians in exile — is likely to do little to convince the Bujumbura government to negotiate a political deal any time soon, analysts say.

[East African] The change of leadership in CNARED -- a coalition of Burundian opposition politicians in exile -- is likely to do little to convince the Bujumbura government to negotiate a political deal any time soon, analysts say.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Femi Kuti Speaks on Some of His Favourite Things

[Daily Trust] Femi Kuti is one of Nigeria’s most famous musicians. The eldest son of afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti and grandchild of a political campaigner, Funmilayo Ransome Kuti, he followed in the footsteps of his father and has since released live alb…

[Daily Trust] Femi Kuti is one of Nigeria's most famous musicians. The eldest son of afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti and grandchild of a political campaigner, Funmilayo Ransome Kuti, he followed in the footsteps of his father and has since released live albums such as 'Africa Shrine' and 'Live at the Shrine'. Here, he shares with us some of his favourite things.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Plateau Utd Not Anxious About NPFL Title, Says Salomon Junior

[Daily Trust] Benin Republic international and Pateau United defender, Salomon Junior has said there is no anxious moment in the camp of the league leaders over the NPFL title.

[Daily Trust] Benin Republic international and Pateau United defender, Salomon Junior has said there is no anxious moment in the camp of the league leaders over the NPFL title.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Enigma of a Man Called Obasanjo At 80

[Leadership] Hurray! At last our oga, Chief OlusegunObasanjo, who even the aged prefer to call Baba – a typical African sobriquet for a father, an oldman or a sage – is now officially at least 80! In celebration and thanksgiving, there was a gigantean …

[Leadership] Hurray! At last our oga, Chief OlusegunObasanjo, who even the aged prefer to call Baba - a typical African sobriquet for a father, an oldman or a sage - is now officially at least 80! In celebration and thanksgiving, there was a gigantean line-up of activities climaxing on Saturday, March 5 and Sunday 6, 2017 as countless world leaders joined Nigeria's acting president, Prof. YemiOsinbajo in Abeokuta to open the very impressionateObasanjo Presidential Library. Perhaps compared to its kind in other parts of

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

White Farmer Battles Mugabe’s Top Aide in ‘Last Minute’ Scramble for Land

[News24Wire] A white commercial farmer in Matabeleland South in southern Zimbabwe is battling to have President Robert Mugabe’s top aide leave a prime property, in what critics view as a “last minute” scramble for land akin to the biblical “last supper”.

[News24Wire] A white commercial farmer in Matabeleland South in southern Zimbabwe is battling to have President Robert Mugabe's top aide leave a prime property, in what critics view as a "last minute" scramble for land akin to the biblical "last supper".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Excitement in Bauchi Over President’s Return

[Daily Trust] Bauchi -Hundreds of residents trooped to the streets of Bauchi yesterday to celebrate the return of President Muhammadu Buhari after his medical trip in London. Many people, mostly youths, carried pictures of the president, chanting songs…

[Daily Trust] Bauchi -Hundreds of residents trooped to the streets of Bauchi yesterday to celebrate the return of President Muhammadu Buhari after his medical trip in London. Many people, mostly youths, carried pictures of the president, chanting songs in his praise.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Court Orders Arrest of Gay Bar Operator

[Daily Trust] Lagos -A Lagos High Court sitting in Badagry has ordered for the immediate arrest of a 47-year-old man, Schedrak Azuu, for operating a gay bar in the state.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -A Lagos High Court sitting in Badagry has ordered for the immediate arrest of a 47-year-old man, Schedrak Azuu, for operating a gay bar in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria