Contrary to speculations on the social media, the Federal Government on Sunday dismissed the report of a purported attack on the Nigerian Embassy in Cotonou, Benin Republic. The Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Ferdinand Nwonye, stated this in a statement in Abuja. He said: “The attention of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has […]

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Two South African Airways (SAA) flight attendants have been detained in Hong Kong on suspicion of drug trafficking.

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On the first day of the Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari’s state visit to South Africa, his counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa has reiterated his country’s deep regret for last month’s violence – some of which targeted Nigerian nationals and their businesses

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By Emmanuel Onwubiko There are two different issues that have just cropped up in the public domain and have constituted the discussion points for most commentators observing the trajectories of the Counter terror war being waged by the Armed forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. I must say that everyone who is somebody in […]

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Kenya’s Vice Chief of Defence Forces Looks to Finish the Mission in Somalia and Secure the Homeland. Lt. Gen. Robert Kibochi was appointed Kenya’s vice chief of Defence Forces in 2018. Previous posts during his 39-year military career include commander of the Kenya Army and assistant chief of Defence Forces in charge of operations, plans, doctrine […]

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Nearly 100 people have been killed in attack in a village in central Mali inhabited by the Dogon ethnic group, reports say. The attack happened in Sobale Kou, close to Sanga town, according to French-language news outlet RFI. The bodies of the dead have been burned, says a local official, and the search for more […]

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President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Abuja later today for Dakar, Senegal to attend the inauguration of Senegalese President, Macky Sall, following his re-election for a second term. On the invitation of his host, President Buhari, who is ECOWAS Chairman, will be Special Guest of Honour at the ceremonies to be attended by other African leaders […]

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By Safaa Kasraoui Rabat – The Deputy Spokesman of the UN Secretary-General Farhan Haq read out a brief statement to the press on Thursday, March 21, about the UN’s second roundtable on Western Sahara without giving specific details on the closed-door discussions. Haq said that all the delegations participated in the meeting on Western Sahara hosted by the Secretary-General’s Personal […]

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Western Sahara is an area in North Africa bordering the Atlantic Ocean, between Mauritania and Morocco. Its governance is disputed between Morocco and the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), but the majority of it is occupied by Morocco. Understand While there is a large coastline, much of it is rocky and not fit for beaches or travel. Large-scale fishing and ports […]

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A number of leaders of government and representatives are already in the capital, Kinshasa for the swearing in ceremony of Felix Tshisekedi as president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC. Today’s ceremony will also draw the curtain on Joseph Kabila’s tenure. It is keenly watched because it is the first peaceful handover of executive power. […]

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