Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is to meet U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on April 30, the White House said on Sunday. The meeting comes weeks after Rex Tillerson, then U.S. secretary of state, visited Nigeria and other African countries in March only to be fired after his...
Three commissioners from Kenya’s election board announced their resignation from the body on Monday, citing failure of the body’s leadership and dysfunction in the organisation. “The institution has continued to be dysfunctional, with arbitrary decision-making, leaking of internal documents and pursuing of personal interests,” the three officials from the Independent...
The Ethiopian government has officially responded to the United States Congress’ decision on Tuesday to issue a resolution against the government over human rights and political reforms. In a statement issued by the Foreign Ministry on Wednesday, Ethiopia described the adoption of House Resolution (H. Res. 128) as untimely, inappropriate...
The House of Representatives on Monday clashed with a former member, Dr Junaid Mohammed, who served in the Second Republic (1979-1983), over the Electoral Act (amendment) Bill 2018.  The controversial bill, particularly Section 25, has reordered the timetable for elections ahead of the 2019 polls. The bill, which fixes the presidential...
Malaysia will go to the polls on May 9, the country’s election commission said on Tuesday, in a contest set to test Prime Minister, Najib Razak. Razak will run for re-election against his former mentor, 92-year-old Mahathir Mohamad, who governed Malaysia for more than two decades between 1981 and 2003....