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Nigeria reclaims position as Africa’s top oil producer

Nigeria may have reclaimed its position as Africa’s top oil producer beating Angola. Angola had led the African oil producing countries with its 1.7 million barrels of crude oil a day, well above Nigeria’s 1.5 million barrels per day, in September 2016, for seven straight months. According to the December 2016 Monthly oil Market report […]

Choose your favourite African language

Given a chance to choose one language from the African continent apart from English. Which one would you really choose and from which country in the African continent? Related posts: No related posts.

Angola picks dos Santos’ successor: Here are the six contenders

The Southern African oil producer, Angola, will go to the polls on August 23 to elect a new president. The polls is significant for the simple reason that the winner of the polls will replace long serving leader Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who steps down after close to four decades in charge. The ruling MPLA […]

14 African Countries Forced by France to Pay Colonial Tax For the Benefits of Slavery and Colonization

Did you know many African countries continue to pay colonial tax to France since their independence till today! When Sékou Touré of Guinea decided in 1958 to get out of french colonial empire, and opted for the country independence, the french colonial elite in Paris got so furious, and in a historic act of fury […]

Photos: Nigerian Man builds solar-powered Tricycle (Popularly Called Keke Napep)

A Nigerian genius has shocked and amazed residents of Yaba area of Lagos state after he drove a beautifully constructed solar powered tricycle to the area. We came across the inspirational story after a Facebook user identified as Onu Agbai Samuel shared the news on his page. Although, the tricycle seemed to be factory produced, […]

Algeria’s Prime Minister sacked after three months

Algerian President, Abdelaziz Bouteflika has sacked Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune, who has been in the job for less than three months. No reason was given for the dismissal, but it came just days after the president sent Tebboune a strongly worded letter demanding changes in policy. Immediately, a new prime minister has been named as Ahmed Ouyahia, who has served […]

President Buhari speaks to Nigerians in live broadcast, condemns negative comments on social media

In a 6-minutes live broadcast this morning, President Buhari thanked God for returning home safely and also thanked everyone for their prayers. He spoke about the negative and divisive comments on social media, particularly those calling for the separation and division of Nigeria. He said such comments have crossed our national red lines. He said […]

Construction Starts On $818million New International Airport In Rwanda

Rwandan President Paul Kagame has broken ground to begin construction on the new $818m Bugesera International Airport (BIA) in Rwanda’s Eastern Province. The new airport is being built to handle the rising air traffic in the country, as well as bolster intra-African travel, investment and business. Kagame said: “Bugesera Airport is an important part of […]

South Africa grants Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity despite assault claim

South Africa has granted diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe, allowing her to leave the country without answering questions about an assault allegation. President Robert Mugabe and his wife arrived back in Harare early on Sunday. Mrs Mugabe, 52, is accused of assaulting model Gabriella Engels a week ago at a Johannesburg hotel where […]

Two killed in Togo in protests against 50-year ruling dynasty

President Faure Gnassingbe of Togo Two protesters were killed and 13 others wounded in Togo on Saturday when security forces opened fire to break up demonstrations against the ruling Gnassingbe family dynasty, the security ministry said. President Faure Gnassingbe has been in power in the West African country since the death in 2005 of his […]