‘Buhari’s Body Language Forced Jammeh to Hand Over Power’

[Guardian] Abuja -Gambian President, Adama Barrow, yesterday confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement and body language ?during a closed-door meeting in Mali was the joker that forced former President Yahya Jammeh to hurriedly relinquish p…

[Guardian] Abuja -Gambian President, Adama Barrow, yesterday confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari's statement and body language ?during a closed-door meeting in Mali was the joker that forced former President Yahya Jammeh to hurriedly relinquish power in 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Ecowas, Govt to Tackle Challenge of Livestock Movement

[Guardian] Abuja -The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the Federal Government are spearheading the renewed efforts aimed at tackling the problems associated with transhumance and its attendant security concerns in the sub-region.

[Guardian] Abuja -The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the Federal Government are spearheading the renewed efforts aimed at tackling the problems associated with transhumance and its attendant security concerns in the sub-region.

How Debt Took Down My Nakumatt Empire – CEO

[Nairobi News] For more than two decades, Atul Shah perched on the high pedestal of the regional retail business having built eastern Africa’s biggest supermarket chain, Nakumatt.

[Nairobi News] For more than two decades, Atul Shah perched on the high pedestal of the regional retail business having built eastern Africa's biggest supermarket chain, Nakumatt.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

A Tribute to Keorapetse Kgositsile, South Africa’s Poet Laureate

[The Conversation Africa] Memories of Keorapetse Kgositsile (1938-2017), or Bra Willie, as he was affectionately known, are of a poet who always had a smile on his face, who exuded gentleness, and was soft-spoken. He died on Wednesday.

[The Conversation Africa] Memories of Keorapetse Kgositsile (1938-2017), or Bra Willie, as he was affectionately known, are of a poet who always had a smile on his face, who exuded gentleness, and was soft-spoken. He died on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nigerian Bloodletting – the Oracles Begin to Speak

[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari is in a fix. He is between the hammer and the anvil, the Fulani and other tribes of Nigeria. It is not an enviable position if you imagine how any object on the anvil is pummeled but unbreakable contending force…

[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari is in a fix. He is between the hammer and the anvil, the Fulani and other tribes of Nigeria. It is not an enviable position if you imagine how any object on the anvil is pummeled but unbreakable contending forces. Yet those who rightly love Nigeria more than they love his person; will not shirk their responsibility to speak truth from their perspective, to him and all the power that he wields as the leader of Africa's most populous and ethnically diverse nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Soccer – Chan2018 – Coach Highlights Team’s Motivation

[ANGOP] Agadir -National soccer team coach Srdjan Vasiljevic Tuesday praised in Agadir Morocco the desire expressed by the athletes to make a good CHAN campaign which motivated him even more in preparing a strong group.

[ANGOP] Agadir -National soccer team coach Srdjan Vasiljevic Tuesday praised in Agadir Morocco the desire expressed by the athletes to make a good CHAN campaign which motivated him even more in preparing a strong group.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Why Crude Oil Prices Are On Upward Swing – U.S. Energy Agency

[Guardian] The United States Energy Information Administration (EIA), has attributed the current surge in oil prices to shutdown of the Forties Pipeline in the North Sea on December 11, as a result of a crack in the pipeline, which remained closed thro…

[Guardian] The United States Energy Information Administration (EIA), has attributed the current surge in oil prices to shutdown of the Forties Pipeline in the North Sea on December 11, as a result of a crack in the pipeline, which remained closed through December 30.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria