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‘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 […]

Ambassador: It’s not China’s place to lecture Africa

Ambassador: It’s not China’s place to lecture Africa

Tan Jian Chinese Ambassador to Ethiopia Tan Jian said Sunday that China does not lecture Africa on how it should develop, but believes that African nations could find suitable paths on their own. “China is very confident about its own development model, but we are not trying to sell it abroad,” Tan told Xinhua. “However, […]

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

Breaking! 17 dead following confirmed outbreak of Ebola in DR-Congo

At least 17 people have died in an area of northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo where health officials have now confirmed an outbreak of Ebola, the health ministry said on Tuesday. It is the ninth time Ebola has been recorded in the central African nation, whose eastern Ebola river gave the deadly virus its name […]

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

Microsoft’s first testing center in Africa

Deputy president William Ruto with ICT CS joe mucheru (left), Techno Brain CEO Manoj Shanker (right) and Bambo Sofola (second left), partner director software engineering at Microsoft. Photo | Diana Ngila Technology giant Microsoft has launched its first software testing centre in Kenya. It’s a development that will enhance East African nation’ status as a […]

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

How Haiti became the first country before Britain to abolish slavery after revolt

Long before the British abolished slave trade in 1833, the first slave trade came to an end due to political and other kinds of events, particularly the Haitian revolution in 1791. It all happened on the night of August 22 and 23, in the then Saint-Domingue, where men and women sold into slavery revolted against the […]

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

Killing of Christians in Nigeria by some Islamic groups must stop, says Trump

President of the United States of America (USA), Donald Trump, has told President Muhammau Buhari that his country will not accept the killing of Christians in Nigeria. Trump made this clear while playing host to Buhari at the White House on Monday. “We have had very serious problems with Christians who are being murdered in […]

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

Chad parliament approves new constitution expanding president’s powers

Chad’s parliament on Monday overwhelmingly approved a new constitution that expands President Idriss Deby’s powers and could allow him to stay in office until 2033, however it was a vote boycotted by most opposition lawmakers According to Deby’s opponents, the constitution which eliminates the post of prime minister and creates a fully presidential system is […]

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

Breaking! Zimbabwe legalizes marijuana

Zimbabwe has become the second African country to legalize marijuana for medical and scientific purposes. Dr David Parirenyatwa, the country’s health minister, said in a government notice that individuals and businesses would be able to apply for licences to cultivate cannabis for medicinal or scientific use. The five-year licences will clear also clear growers to possess, […]

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

Kenya bans night prayers to reduce teenage pregnancy

The Kenyan government has banned evening prayers popularly known as “kesha” in Narok County. Narok County Commissioner, George Natembeya, made the directive following rising statistics of early pregnancies among school going teenagers in the county. The county commissioner was speaking at an affirmative action campaign during which bursary cheques were issued to students from various institutions. […]

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