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Nigerians sweep Jack Ma Foundation’s $1 million awards to 10 African entrepreneurs

Nigerian Temie Giwa-Tubosun, founder and CEO of LifeBank company, on Saturday night won the first prize - $250,000 - at the first annual Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) grand finale, which awarded $1 million in prize...

As Pompeo announces new U.S. military strategy in Africa, this is what I think -Scott Morgan

The current struggle against the Islamic State (IS) is shifting fronts. No longer will the major campaign take place against the former concentration of power in Syria and Iraq but it will shift to the Sahel.

RAPE RAGE: South African women demand death penalty for sexual molesters after 19-old Uyinene Mrwetyana was raped and killed at post office

There is outrage in South Africa after a 19-year old student Uyinene Mrwetyana was raped and killed inside a post office where she had gone to collect a parcel.The late Uyinene...

I’m not an ethnic bigot going after Vice President osinbajo, Buhari explains reorganization at Nigeria presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari explained on Friday that he was not an ethnic bigot, lamenting that it was unfortunate his recent sacks and appointments were given an ethnic coloration.Mr. Buhari explained that the...

Human Rights Commissioner, Archbishop injured during brawl in South African church housing migrants

The Archbishop of Cape Town, Rev Thabo Makgoba and South Africa's Human Rights Commissioner Chris Nissen, alongside others have sustained minor injuries from a scuffle in a church that housed hundreds of migrants.

Islamic Movement in Nigeria blasts DSS for claiming Shi’ite leader El-Zakzaky asked to remain in detention

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) reacted angrily on Saturday over a statement by the Department of State Services (DSS) that Shi'ite leader Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky was pleased to be in detention.IMN...

Op-ed – Simon Ateba: The price of speaking truth to power

I was wondering why we do not get a lot of adverts on TODAY NEWS AFRICA USA despite thousands and thousands of readers from across the world. And I seem to now know why.The...

Senegalese Seynabou Diouf is UN female police officer of the year for exemplary service in DR Congo

Major Seynabou Diou has been awarded the 2019 female police officer of the year for her “exemplary service, which has a direct and positive impact on the community and the Congolese national police.”

SEE IT: African Union fires charismatic, outspoken US Ambassador over alleged corruption but 90,000 come to her defense

The African Union has fired its charismatic and outspoken ambassador to the United States, accusing her of massive corruption and abuse of office, but tens of thousands have come to her defense in Washington D.C., claiming...

New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists asks Nigerian authorities to investigate attacks on journalists

The Committee to Protect Journalists on Friday called on Nigerian authorities to investigate attacks by security forces on journalists at a recent protest in Abuja, and hold those responsible to account.People...
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Nigerians sweep Jack Ma Foundation’s $1 million awards to 10 African entrepreneurs

Nigerian Temie Giwa-Tubosun, founder and CEO of LifeBank company, on Saturday night won the first prize...
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I’m a patriot – Nigeria Senate President Ahmad Lawan

The President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said the ninth National Assembly has consciously chosen to unite in the...

Nigeria in such a bad shape activists write International Criminal Court to probe election violence in Kogi/Bayelsa

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) “to investigate whether the persistent crimes of corruption,...

Op-ed – Money politics and Nigeria’s delicate delicacy – Abiodun Komolafe

I have written a few weeks back about the lamentation of the 14th Emir of Kano, Alhaji Lamido Sanusi II. However,...

As Pompeo announces new U.S. military strategy in Africa, this is what I think -Scott Morgan

The current struggle against the Islamic State (IS) is shifting fronts. No longer will the major campaign take place against the...

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