I am tired of being a governor, I won’t contest the third time even if the constitution permited me-Nigerian Governor

Nigeria’s Rivers state Governor, Nyesom Wike, says he would not contest for a third term even if the constitution permitted him. Governor Nyesom Wike says he is tired of being a governor after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) presented him his certificate of return as the re-elected governor of Rivers state. The Rivers state […]

Akufo-Addo is a visionary leader, Africa needs 20 of his type to progress-Aliko Dangote

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote has described president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as a visionary leader, whose type Africa needs to progress. Speaking at a forum organized by the Africa Center for Economic Transformation (ACET), the Executive Chairman of the Dangote Group said the continent needs the likes of president Akufo-Addo to get out of […]

Just in: Sudanese President Omar-Al-Bashir steps down after Military take-over

Omar Al-Bashir, a political hardliner and controversial leader of Sudan, has stepped down after 30 years in power, reports said on Thursday. United Arab Emirates-based Al-Arabiya network reported that Mr Al-Bashir resigned his position with immediate effect. The 75-year-old has reportedly handed over to the country’s supreme military council controlled by the armed forces. His […]

  8 African countries get 60 Million Euros for Technical and Vocational  Education Training

Twenty Technical and Vocation Education and Training (TVET) providers from eight Africa countries stand the chance of benefiting from a €60 million fund under the Skills Initiative for Africa (SIFA) project. Each of the lucky beneficiaries to be selected will receive a grant up to €3 million. Grantees will be required to make a counterpart […]

 71-year-old grandmother who walked miles to donate to cyclone survivors gets a brand house and more from Zimbabwe’s richest man

A selfless act by a 71-year-old woman has caught the attention of Zimbabwe’s richest man, who called the grandmother’s several-mile trek while carrying clothing and household items for cyclone survivors “one of the most remarkable acts of compassion I have ever seen.” Plaxedes Dilon is being praised in Zimbabwe and beyond after she lugged the […]

Customs officer in Nigeria gets promotion after rejecting a 420 thousand dollar bribe from Tramadol smugglers

After rejecting a mouth-watering 420 thousand US Dollars as bribe from smugglers of Tramadol, a customs officer in Nigeria has earned a promotion. Comptroller Bashir Abubakar of Apapa Area Command has been promoted to an Assistant Comptroller General (ACG), by the Comptroller General of The Nigerian Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd). Mr Abubakar rejected […]