Ecowas Summit Holds in Abuja December, Togo President Gnassingbe Says

[Premium Times] Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja, will host the next meeting of the Heads of State of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, on December 16, 2017.

[Premium Times] Nigeria's capital city, Abuja, will host the next meeting of the Heads of State of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, on December 16, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Togo

How a Soweto Father of Seven Became a Convicted Drug Smuggler

[News24Wire] On a Monday late last year, a father of seven who ran a transport company was approached by an acquaintance who asked him to drive a truck, which contained drugs, to Cape Town.

[News24Wire] On a Monday late last year, a father of seven who ran a transport company was approached by an acquaintance who asked him to drive a truck, which contained drugs, to Cape Town.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ikpeazu, PDP, ACF, Obaze, Ezeemo Extol Ekwueme’s Virtues

[Guardian] Awka, Kaduna, Umuahia, Abakaliki -More Nigerians and groups have extolled the virtues of the late former vice president, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, who died at the weekend in London during a brief illness.Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, describe…

[Guardian] Awka, Kaduna, Umuahia, Abakaliki -More Nigerians and groups have extolled the virtues of the late former vice president, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, who died at the weekend in London during a brief illness.Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, described the deceased as an elder statesman with large stock of wealth of wisdom, quality service and exemplary leadership.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mugabe Jumped Before He Was Pushed

[Daily Maverick] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe jumped a moment before he was pushed. He realised that his impeachment was inevitable and imminent. Resignation was the less humiliating alternative to being fired by his own beloved Zanu-PF party.

[Daily Maverick] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe jumped a moment before he was pushed. He realised that his impeachment was inevitable and imminent. Resignation was the less humiliating alternative to being fired by his own beloved Zanu-PF party.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Theresa May’s Statement on Mugabe’s Resignation

[PR Newswire] London -Prime Minister Theresa May said: “The resignation of Robert Mugabe provides Zimbabwe with an opportunity to forge a new path free of the oppression that characterised his rule. In recent days we have seen the desire of the Zimbabw…

[PR Newswire] London -Prime Minister Theresa May said: "The resignation of Robert Mugabe provides Zimbabwe with an opportunity to forge a new path free of the oppression that characterised his rule. In recent days we have seen the desire of the Zimbabwean people for free and fair elections and the opportunity to rebuild the country's economy under a legitimate government.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe