Rekindling US-Nigeria Relations in The Wake Of A New Administration

By Chiaka Orjiako he United States of America (USA) has had a long reputation of being the world super power. Countries across the globe hold the US in very high regard and look to it...

Study Has Shown That, Carrots Do Help Aging Eyes.

You must have been told to, "Eat your carrots, they're good for your eyes," and a new study suggests they were on to something. Pigments called carotenoids -- which give red or orange hues to...

Exploring Lasting Solution for Central African Republic

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...

Top 5 – Most Expensive And Beautiful Hotel Rooms in the World.

Planning a vacation with family and friends? You might have a set budget for your stay in the range of fifty, hundred or two hundred dollars per night. However, you will be surprised and...

Solving Africa’s Economic Challenges

'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...

Buhari’s 100 Days in Office, Blessing Or Curse!

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...

Somalia: Deadly Al Shabaab Raid Kills ’50’ AU Soldiers

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...

Burundi: Opposition Leader Shot Dead in Capital

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,...

Nigeria Army Uncovers Boko Haram Bomb Factory

Nigeria's military has uncovered a major Boko Haram bombmaking factory and arrested two leading members of the militant group, military spokesman Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman said. Usman said the operation resulted in the seizure...

South Sudan troops break ceasefire – Riek Machar

South Sudan's rebel leader has accused the government of violating a ceasefire hours after it came into effect. Riek Machar said the army attacked his forces in two northern states, allegations which the military...

Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie sentenced to ‘life in prison’ – on top of...

Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie has been sentenced to life in prison for murder and inciting violence. Egypt's state-run news agency has said that Mr Badie along with 16 others has been sentenced...

Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe Government to Lay Off Thousands of Workers

The Zimbabwean government is reportedly set to fire thousands of civil servants as it seeks to reduce its wage bill. According to New Zimbabwe.com, President Robert Mugabe's administration agreed to lay off thousands of...

Egyptian Court Sentences Al Jazeera Journalists to Three Years in Jail

An Egyptian court has handed down a three-year prison sentence at the retrial of three Al Jazeera journalists accused of supporting the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood. The case has aroused international condemnation. An Egyptian court...

Nigeria: Two Suicide Bombers Attack Checkpoint, Kill NAF Officer in Maiduguri

An officer of the Nigerian Air Force was feared killed on August 26 by two suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers who launched an attack on a military checkpoint in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital....