Category: Africa

CAJ expresses concern over upsurge of Coups in Africa

CAJ expresses concern over upsurge of Military interventions in Africa, …….calls for Guarantees for Press Freedom* The Congress of African Journalists (CAJ)...

African Union suspends Gabon

  The African Union (AU) has suspended Gabon’s membership in the wake of the coup in the Central African country. AU’s Peace and Security Council said on...

African Energy Week: Afreximbank to host deal room

  As Africa’s mergers and acquisitions (M&A) continue to surge, pan-African supranational multilateral financial institution, the African Export-Import Bank...

EU selects OAU, four other universities for postrgradute programme on artificial intelligence

  The European Union (EU) has selected five Nigerian universities, namely Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) Bauchi, University of Port Harcourt, University...

Travelogue:Nairobi moments

  By Lekan Otufodunrin   I have travelled to Kenya more than seven times in the last 15 years. I was back in the country recently for a meeting and noted the...

Why our influence in Africa remains strong despite coups-France

  France’s influence in Africa remains strong, and that is why recent coups featured attempts of manipulation aimed at undermining its clout, according to French...

Niger coup: U.S. throws weight behind ECOWAS decision 

  The US Secretary of State ,Anthony Blinken has expressed the support of the United States for the efforts of the Economic Community of West African States...

ECOWAS orders standby force to restore constitutional order in Niger

  The Economic Community of West African States,ECOWAS, has ordered its standby force to restore constitutional order in the Niger Republic. The President of...

Niger Affairs:Tinubu, Islamic stakeholders in West Africa meet

President Bola Tinubu, late Wednesday met with a group of intervention team over the growing tension in Niger Republic.   According to reports the group that met...

Niger coup: ECOWAS rues military intervention

    West Africa’s regional bloc on Wednesday said a military intervention in junta-ruled Niger was “the last resort” as Nigeria cut electricity supplies...