By: Gaffar Habeeb Olatunji The terrifying scene of the deep rooted violence in the Central AfricanRepublic (CAR) is a reconnaissance of “Tears of the sun”, the 2003 bloody movie directed by Antoine Fuqua, which depicted how Africa had swiftly drifted from a land of promises and hopes to a butcher...
'A paradigm shift towards forms of real wealth creation' he World Bank recently predicted thatcountries in Africa and other developingeconomies will face series of toughchallenges in 2015.These challenges include the loomingprospect of higher borrowing costs as they adaptto a new era of low prices for oil and other keycommodities. This,...
Following jubilation of Muhammadu Buhari's success in the last presidential election and his assumption into office as President of Nigeria on May 29, 2015, expectations rose sky high as most Nigerians expected his then incoming government to wave a magic wand and by mere saying abracadabra, all the country's...
Heavily armed Al Shabaab fighters launched deadly attack on African Union military base in Janaale town, situated about 90km south of Mogadishu, officials and witnesses said. The attack started with car laden with bomb explosives that rammed into the base then heavily armed fighters stormed the base. At least...
Patrice Gahungu, spokesman of Burundi's Union for Peace and Development (UPD-Zigamibanga) opposition party, was shot dead on Monday night, on his way home at Gasenyi in the capital Bujumbura. Clemence Nsabiyimbona, wife of Gahungu, said on Tuesday in Bujumbura that her husband was ambushed around 22:30 on his way...