Ethiopia Jails Opposition Politician Yonatan Tesfaye

[Al Jazeera] An Ethiopian court sentenced opposition politician Yonatan Tesfaye to six and a half years in prison on Thursday, the state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporation reported.

[Al Jazeera] An Ethiopian court sentenced opposition politician Yonatan Tesfaye to six and a half years in prison on Thursday, the state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporation reported.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Govt Wants Unwed Couples to Tie the Knot

[Al Jazeera] Unmarried couples have until the end of the year to legalise their relationships, Burundi government has said, as part of an effort to reform morals in the country.

[Al Jazeera] Unmarried couples have until the end of the year to legalise their relationships, Burundi government has said, as part of an effort to reform morals in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Economic Recession is Buhari’s Biggest Headache

[Daily Trust] Within the first half of his administration, President Muhammadu Buhari has been challenged by the contraction of the economy due to many factors beyond his control. The country’s economy fell into recession in 2016 for the first time sin…

[Daily Trust] Within the first half of his administration, President Muhammadu Buhari has been challenged by the contraction of the economy due to many factors beyond his control. The country's economy fell into recession in 2016 for the first time since 1991, a situation that spelt doom for many industries, high inflation and job losses.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Two Years’ Anniversary: Giant Footprints of Buhari

[Daily Trust] His coming to power on May 29, 2015 will be counted for a long time as a watershed in Nigeria’s history. It was the first time since 1960 that an incumbent government at the federal level was defeated in an election and the opposition lea…

[Daily Trust] His coming to power on May 29, 2015 will be counted for a long time as a watershed in Nigeria's history. It was the first time since 1960 that an incumbent government at the federal level was defeated in an election and the opposition leader came to power. Major General Muhammadu Buhari is also a different kind of Nigerian politician. He is neither talkative nor eloquent. Where a Nigerian politician is forever smiling, Buhari has a stern mien. He also had a record as a stern military ruler in the 198

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari – the Highs and Lows of Two-Year-Old Journey

[Vanguard] Whether President Muhammadu Buhari’s two-year-old leadership of Nigeria has been worthwhile or not, can be easily understood from the actions and in actions that characterised the period.

[Vanguard] Whether President Muhammadu Buhari's two-year-old leadership of Nigeria has been worthwhile or not, can be easily understood from the actions and in actions that characterised the period.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari’s Social Welfare Programme – So Far, Not So Good

[Vanguard] AS the All Progressives Congress, APC-led Fedral Government marks its second anniversay in office, Nigerians have, again, begun to ask questions about the administration’s performance in office especially regarding the social welfare interve…

[Vanguard] AS the All Progressives Congress, APC-led Fedral Government marks its second anniversay in office, Nigerians have, again, begun to ask questions about the administration's performance in office especially regarding the social welfare intervention programme of President Muhammadu Buhari for which N500 billion was allocated in the 2016 budget.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari At 2 – We’ve Secured Nigeria From Predators – Govt

[Vanguard] After exactly two years in the saddle, the federal government, yesterday, boasted that it had rescued Nigeria from predators and set the country on the path of recovery and sustained development.

[Vanguard] After exactly two years in the saddle, the federal government, yesterday, boasted that it had rescued Nigeria from predators and set the country on the path of recovery and sustained development.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Two Years of Mixed Fortunes

[Vanguard] TODAY, May 29, 2017 is the second anniversary of the assumption of power by the Muhammadu Buhari government, elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He had campaigned on a three-point agenda: fighting insecurity (espe…

[Vanguard] TODAY, May 29, 2017 is the second anniversary of the assumption of power by the Muhammadu Buhari government, elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He had campaigned on a three-point agenda: fighting insecurity (especially the Boko Haram insurgency), waging a war on corruption and revamping the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria