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Sudan: huge crowds call for civilian rule in biggest protest since Bashir ousting

Hundreds of thousands converge on defence ministry demanding military hand over power Huge crowds formed outside Sudan’s defence ministry to demand the country’s transitional military council hand over power to civilians. Hundreds of thousands packed the streets by early evening on Thursday – the largest crowds to gather in the centre of the capital since […]

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Trump-Russia investigation; Mueller report unable to clear Trump of obstruction of justice

Special counsel says evidence obtained about the president threw up ‘difficult issues’ Robert Mueller’s much-awaited report details “multiple contacts” between the Trump campaign and Russian government officials, and sets out 10 “episodes” in which Donald Trump possibly obstructed justice. Mueller says he did not make a “traditional prosecutorial judgement” on whether Trump did obstruct justice […]


Stakeholders to Nollywood producers: Shun films that debase societal values

Industry stakeholders have called on Nollywood producers and distributors in the Nigerian movie industry to eschew films and video works that erode values that define the African people. The stakeholders made the call in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on the sideline of a conference on Film and Video Classification and […]

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Zimbabwe’s White Farmers Hopeful After Promise of Compensation By President Emmerson Mnangagwa

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has promised to compensate white commercial farmers for the land seized from them, in Harare, April 10, 2019. HARARE, ZIMBABWE — Columbus Mavhunga In Zimbabwe, white farmers whose land was taken by the government are cautiously hopeful about a promise from President Emmerson Mnangagwa to give them at least partial repayment. The […]


Continuous assault, killings by uniformed men will make Nigeria collapse, Omotola tells Buhari, Osinbajo

Following the recent indiscriminate murder of one Miss Ada Ifeanyi by men of the Nigeria Police Force, veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde has joined others to condemn the incessant killing of innocent unarmed Nigerians by trigger happy men of the Nigeria Police Force. A 20-year-old lady identified as Ada Ifeanyi and her 32-year old boyfriend, […]

Africa News

WAEC tasked on standard, integrity

President of Sierra Leone, Rtd. Brigadier Julius Maada Bio has tasked authorities of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on the need to continue to uphold standards and integrity in its assessment process. He said there should always be relevance between assessment and curriculum so that the outcomes of assessment would accurately reflect the individual’s […]

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One week after Bashir ouster Sudan ‘revolution’ unfinished

Sudan on Thursday marks one week since the army ousted president Omar al-Bashir after protests against his 30-year rule, but the “revolution” remains unfinished as demonstrators campaign against their new military leaders. On April 11, the army removed Bashir as tens of thousands of protesters camped outside its headquarters in central Khartoum demanding support in […]