Politics

AHMED IBETO NIGERIA’S AMBASSADOR TO SOUTH AFRICA RESIGNS, DUMPS APC FOR PDP

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Ambassador to South Africa, Ahmed Ibeto, has resigned. He has also renounced his membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress and has crossed

SABC CANCELS INTERVIEW WITH SOWORE FOR CALLING NIGERIA ‘SOUTH AFRICA’S OLDER BROTHER’

Presidential aspirant Omoyele Sowore has had his scheduled interview with the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) called off for describing Nigeria as “South Africa’s older brother” while appearing as a

AFRICA MUST PRODUCE OR PERISH, SOWORE SAYS IN SOUTH AFRICA

“What is happening to Africa right now is that the prices of whatever we produce are determined by the people buying them from us. When they process, they determine the

IN NIGERIA, ANGLOPHONE CAMEROONIANS TURN TO LOW PAID LABOUR

Thousands who fled a government crackdown on protests struggle for basic necessities in neighbouring Nigeria. Agbokim Waterfalls, Nigeria – Stella Obi wakes every morning in search of odd jobs in

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EMMERSON MNANGWAGA HAS WON ZIMBABWE’S CLOSE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

Ruling party candidate and incumbent Emmerson Mnangagwa has won Zimbabwe’s presidential election, the country’s electoral commission announced in the early hours, local time, of Aug. 3. President Mnangagwa won in

NIGERIA HAS TAKEN ITS FIRST STEPS IN ADOPTING CHINA’S YUAN AS A RESERVE CURRENCY

Nigeria has become the latest African country to step up its bid to adopt Chinese yuan as a reserve currency. Two months after agreeing a three-year $2.5 billion currency swap

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SWITZERLAND PROMISES IMPROVED RELATIONS WITH NIGERIA IN NON-OIL SECTOR

The Swiss Government is to strengthen its relations with Nigeria in the non-oil sectors in line with the Federal Government’s diversification agenda. Swiss Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Eric Mayoraz, made

DEFECTIONS AND DEFLECTIONS: WHO NOW HOLDS THE BALANCE OF POWER IN NIGERIA?

Dozens of politicians, including the Senate President and three governors, have defected from the ruling party. There could be more to come. This week, another tremor ran through Nigeria’s turbulent

SOUTH AFRICA MOVING TO EXPROPRIATE WHITE FARMERS’ LAND

Country’s president says ruling party to push ahead with plans to redistribute land, without compensation for white farmers, widening concerns. South Africa’s president says the ruling African National Congress (ANC)

PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI TO TRAVEL TO BRITAIN FOR 10-DAY’S LEAVE

ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will take holiday in Britain for 10 days starting on Friday and the vice president will act on his behalf, his spokesman Femi