Minister Kambwili Joins Ruling Party Campaign Tour

[Zambia Reports] Former Information Minister Chishimba Kambwili joined Patriotic Front Secretary General Davies Mwila on his tour of the Copperbelt province on party mobilization.

[Zambia Reports] Former Information Minister Chishimba Kambwili joined Patriotic Front Secretary General Davies Mwila on his tour of the Copperbelt province on party mobilization.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

CBN Replies Sanusi, Says TSA Inflows Cover Govt’s Borrowings

[Guardian] Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday debunked its former Governor and now Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi’s II claim last week that the Federal Government, under the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration had overdrawn on its account …

[Guardian] Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday debunked its former Governor and now Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi's II claim last week that the Federal Government, under the President Muhammadu Buhari's administration had overdrawn on its account with the apex Bank to the tune of N4.7 trillion.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Former Captain, Rigobert Song, Recovering After Stroke Scare

[Guardian] Former Cameroun and Liverpool defender, Rigobert Song, has made tremendous progress and out of danger after suffering a stroke in October. In a latest photo released, Song was spotted sitting on his bed at a hospital in France where he is re…

[Guardian] Former Cameroun and Liverpool defender, Rigobert Song, has made tremendous progress and out of danger after suffering a stroke in October. In a latest photo released, Song was spotted sitting on his bed at a hospital in France where he is receiving treatment.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Ooni of Ife, Emir of Kano, Others Proffer Way Out of Economic Recession

[Guardian] The quickest way of getting Nigeria out of the present economic recession is to improve private sector investments, the Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has said.

[Guardian] The quickest way of getting Nigeria out of the present economic recession is to improve private sector investments, the Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Reps to Probe Jibrin Over Alleged Foreign Accounts

[Guardian] Abuja -Following a petition against the suspended member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumini Jibrin, there are indications that he might be probed for allegedly operating foreign accounts.

[Guardian] Abuja -Following a petition against the suspended member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumini Jibrin, there are indications that he might be probed for allegedly operating foreign accounts.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Africa’s Dictators Club Has Much to Fear After Yahya Jammeh’s Fall

[Citizen] What now, for dictators and life presidents across Africa? The fall of Yahya Jammeh, or to confer his full title, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr Yahya Abdul-Aziz Awal Jemus Junkung Jammeh Naasiru Deen Babili Mansa (Conqueror of Two…

[Citizen] What now, for dictators and life presidents across Africa? The fall of Yahya Jammeh, or to confer his full title, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr Yahya Abdul-Aziz Awal Jemus Junkung Jammeh Naasiru Deen Babili Mansa (Conqueror of Two Rivers) is a huge development.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Hackathon Takes On Gender Violence

[UNFPA] Windhoek -In many ways, Lelanie Basson is the picture of an empowered woman. But the best-selling Namibian author and entrepreneur remembers darker times: an abusive relationship that turned her life upside down. “He would threaten my life and …

[UNFPA] Windhoek -In many ways, Lelanie Basson is the picture of an empowered woman. But the best-selling Namibian author and entrepreneur remembers darker times: an abusive relationship that turned her life upside down. "He would threaten my life and that of my son. He strangled and punched me more times than I can remember," she said.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

History and Wisdom Call for Fixed Exchange Rate

[Guardian] The Nigerian economy experienced three major shocks in recent time. The first one was the fall in global crude prices from over $100 to below $50. The second shock was the increase in pump price of petrol from N97 to N145. The third one was …

[Guardian] The Nigerian economy experienced three major shocks in recent time. The first one was the fall in global crude prices from over $100 to below $50. The second shock was the increase in pump price of petrol from N97 to N145. The third one was the so-called accelerated depreciation of the Naira from about N150 to the United States dollar to about N500 to the dollar within the past six months through the mandatory foreign exchange market (MFEM).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Viva La Revolucion?

[Guardian] Predictably, following the death of Fidel Castro, Nigerian papers are full of glowing tributes to a man described as a ‘friend of Africa’ who ‘stood up to America’ or something like that. As a good citizen of the Federal Republic, it is my d…

[Guardian] Predictably, following the death of Fidel Castro, Nigerian papers are full of glowing tributes to a man described as a 'friend of Africa' who 'stood up to America' or something like that. As a good citizen of the Federal Republic, it is my duty to correct these Castro myths. So come with me to The Other Room.

source: AllAfrica News: Niger