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The Defence Headquarters said the Armed Forces and all relevant security agencies are leaving nothing to chance on the warning by the United State of America on the infiltration of Al-Qaeda and ISIS into the country. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, John Enenche, a major general, said this at the updates briefing on military operations …

Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo said Saturday they had detected five fresh suspected cases of Ebola in the deadly outbreak afflicting the northwest of the country. Three new cases were recorded in the Bikoro area and two in Wangata, the national health ministry said in a statement. Both lie in the northwestern province …

Tony Elumelu, chairman of Heir Holdings, says government policies have been making it hard for African youth to succeed in their endeavours. Speaking on Thursday at a session of the ongoing Spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group, Elumelu said governments of African countries need to prioritise their youth. He described youth as …

South Africa will lay to rest anti-apartheid icon and Nelson Mandela’s former wife Winnie Mandela with full state honours at a stadium funeral in Soweto on Saturday. The ceremony will conclude 10 days of national mourning during which time thousands of South Africans paid tribute to the “Mother of the Nation” at her Soweto home …

By Chioma Obinna When John and Josephine Adigwe got married several years back, all they could think about at that time, was making babies. Today, Josephine is a mother of eight. Faced with the current economic challenges in the country, the meagre income of her husband, a carpenter, cannot meet the needs of the family. The …

Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, Africa’s only female head of state, is to quit over a financial row. She has been accused of using a bank card provided by a charity to make personal purchases worth tens of thousands of dollars. She is to step down after ceremonies to mark the 50th anniversary of the island’s …

Just like the “Arab Spring”, which started in Tunisia and subsequently spread to other states in Middle East. It does appear that we are having a peaceful/political revolution across African states.Yes, there is now a paradigm shift in what said to be * a sit tight syndrome* in African Leadership. The consciousness of enthronement of …