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Forbes names Okonjo-Iweala as 2020 African Person of the Year

Forbes has named Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the 2020 African of the Year. Forbes Africa announced Okonjo-Iweala as 2020 African of the...

Mali: Interim president vows power handover within 18-month limit

Mali’s interim president, Bah Ndaw, chosen to head a transitional regime following last month’s coup, vowed after being sworn in on Friday to hand...

ECOWAS Court strikes out suit challenging sanctions against Mali

The ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja on Friday dismissed a suit challenging the legality of August 18, 2020, sanctions imposed on Mali following...

Mali: Ex defence minister named interim president as junta leader becomes VP

Former Mali’s Defence Minister, Ba N’Daou, has been appointed as the country’s transition president. Junta leader, Colonel Assimi Goita was appointed vice president. The African Union...

Mali: Military junta launches ‘national consultation’ amid pressure over handover

Mali’s military junta on Thursday launches a three-day “national consultation” with political parties, unions and NGOs, facing questions at home and pressure from abroad...

Zuma’s arms deal trial begins on Tuesday

Former South African President, Jacob Zuma, will still appear in the Pietermaritzburg High Court for his Arms Deal corruption trial on Tuesday 8 September. According...

AfDB prioritises infrastructure devt., financial sustainability, others as 5yrs focus

President of the African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has been sworn-in for the second term of five years in office, with a pledged...

[Mali]: Buhari Backs ECOWAS 12-Month Ultimatum For Return To Civilian Rule

President Muhammadu Buhari has given his backing to the declaration by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), demanding a 12-month transition process...

BREAKING: Africa to be declared free of polio

Africa is expected to be declared free from wild polio, after decades of work by a coalition of international health bodies, national and local...

[WTO Election]: China and South Korea meet, discuss to produce a female candidate ahead...

Ahead of World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director-General election, China and South Korea representatives have met and strategized to lobby electorates for one of the...
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