Africa

‘Western countries are more corrupt than African countries’ – Femi Falana

Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Femi Falana, has said that “Western countries are more corrupt than African countries”. Falana noted that “There has been a massive and accelerated transfer of much of the wealth from the developing world into developed economies around the world, much of which was looted from various […]

International

North Korea agrees to invite US experts to shut down Nuclear test site next month

North Korea promised to close its atomic test site next month and invite US weapons experts to the country as Donald Trump expressed optimism about securing a nuclear deal in his summit with the secretive regime. The reported pledge from the North’s leader Kim Jong Un follows weeks of whirlwind diplomacy that saw Kim and […]

Politics & Policy

Zambian president pardons 464 prisoners as part of Africa Freedom Day

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Thursday pardoned 464 prisoners as part of the commemoration of this year’s Africa Freedom Day. Minister of Home Affairs Stephen Kampyongo said the Zambian leader pardoned the inmates from various correctional facilities across the country in exercise of his prerogative mercy powers enshrined in the country’s constitution. The Zambian minister […]

Business & Economy

Ethiopian Airlines to acquire its 100th aircraft in June

Ethiooian Airlines, Africa;s largest aviation group, has announced that it will acquire its 100th aircraft, a Boeing 787-900, early next month. The Ethiopian national carrier said in a statement on Thursday that it would be the first time for an African airline to operate a 100-aircraft fleet in the history of the continent. “This milestone […]

Sport

Malawi under-20 player dies in Portugal of suspected malaria

Malawi under-20 striker Abel Mwakilama [Photo -Reuters] Malawi under-20 striker Abel Mwakilama died on Friday of suspected cerebral malaria in Portugal, where he had only recently joined a lower-league team. He was 18. Mwakilama’s manager, Venancio Patrick, said it’s thought that the player contracted cerebral malaria while back in Malawi for an under-20 African Cup […]

Success Stories

Nigerian Billionaire businessman, Muhammadu Indimi despite having no formal education, delivered speech at Harvard University

Billionaire businessman and chairman of Oriental Energy Resources, Muhammdu Indimi delivered a speech during an event at Harvard University few days ago. The Maiduguri oil mogul never had any formal education and learnt English Language by listening and associating with people. In a recent interview, Indimi, whose son is married to President Buhari’s daughter, said […]