Welcome to Today News Africa.

Africa's best premium newspaper headquartered in Washington, District of Columbia.

Simon Ateba


Simon Ateba is a renowned international journalist based in Washington, District of Columbia. He is the founder and publisher of Today News Africa. You can contact him directly on simonateba@todaynewsafrica.com or @simonateba

Peter Kum

Central Africa Bureau Chief

Peter Kum, an investigative journalist, studied Mass Communication at the University of Tripoli in Libya and has covered the wars in Sudan, Libya and against Boko Haram in Nigeria, Cameroon and Chad. He is based in Cameroon’s far north, but travels across the sub-Saharan region.

Oladipupo Oni

Nigeria Bureau Chief

Oladipupo Oni, an Information Technology Professional with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information System and a Master’s Degree in Information Technology, is the Nigeria Bureau Chief for Today News Africa. He's based in Abuja

Lisa Flowers

Director, Strategic Communications

Lisa Flowers, Senior Communications and Brand Marketing expert, who has helped many businesses in the U.S., grow through the integration of Marketing, PR & Social Media, is the Director Strategic Communications at Today News Africa. She works from Washington, D.C.

Ololade Olabisi

Director Advertising Department

Ololade Olabisi, a graduate of International Relations with vast experience in other areas, including advertising, public and media relations, is in charge of the advertising department at Today News Africa. She is based in Lagos, Nigeria.

Hasib Moukarim

Advisor, Member Board of Directors

Hasib Moukarim, social activist with 40 years of experience in industrial management in Nigeria, who has been writing short stories as well as opinion articles as a hobby, is an advisor and member of the board of directors at Today News Africa. He's based in the Lebanese capital of Beirut.

Emmanuel Ikodor

International correspondent

Emmanuel Ikodor, international correspondent for Today News Africa, worked as an Information Security and Communication Electronic System managing partner before falling in love with writing. He’s based in Washington, D.C.

Shehu Zakari

Abuja correspondent, Nigeria

Zakari Shehu, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, is a writer with experience in other areas, including management, strategic planning and organization. He’s our northern Nigeria correspondent based in Abuja.

About Today News Africa

Today News Africa, arguably the best multimedia premium newspaper on the African continent, began full publication in 2015 in the Nigerian mega city of Lagos. The influential newspaper, with a huge readership, focuses on politics, the economy, security, technology and business on the African continent. The brand name Today News Africa is registered with the government of Maryland in the United States. The newspaper publishes from Washington, D.C.


500 thousand monthly readers.


The African continent


Politics, technology, security

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