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Nigerian Envoy in South Africa inaugurates NICASA board of trustees

By Busayo Onijala Lagos, July 25, 2020 Nigeria’s Consul General in South Africa, Amb. Godwin Adama, has inaugurated the Board of Trustees for Nigerian Citizens Association South Africa (NICASA) on Saturday in Johannesburg. Newsmen reports that the 29 members of NICASA Board of Trustees, chaired...

Sudan finds mass grave believed to have bodies of officers executed by Bashir

Khalid Abdelaziz KHARTOUM - Sudan has found a mass grave that most likely contains remains of 28 army officers executed in 1990 for plotting an attempted coup against the former President Omar al-Bashir, the public prosecutor office said late on Thursday. The officers were executed in...

West African leaders to hold extraordinary summit on Mali crisis

By Tiemoko Diallo BAMAKO, July 23 - West African leaders will hold a virtual extraordinary summit on Monday to propose measures to end the deepening political crisis in Mali after five heads of state met with the government and the opposition in the country’s...

Mali scrambles for political stability after mediation fails

Bamako, July 24, 2020 The volatile nation of Mali on Friday scrambled to maintain political stability after high-stakes mediation efforts by a group of West African presidents failed to resolve the rifts between rivals. Senegalese President Macky Sall, President Alassane Ouattara of Ivory Coast,...

Tanzania’s ex-president Benjamin Mkapa dies at 81

Dar es Salaam, July 24, 2020 Former President of Tanzania Benjamin Mkapa has died, the presidency announced on Friday. “Mkapa, 81, died in hospital in the city of Dar es Salaam, where he was being treated for an illness,’’ incumbent President John Magufuli said...

ECOWAS Court charges Parliament on advancement of community laws

By Ifeanyi Nwoko Abuja, July 22, 2020 The Community Court of Justice, ECOWAS Court has charged Parliament and Member States to help foster the development of community laws. President of the Court, Hon. Justice Edward Amoako Asante disclosed this while addressing Members of Parliament during...

Political Crisis: Buhari, ECOWAS leaders may visit Mali – ECOWAS Envoy

By Ismaila Chafe Abuja, July 21, 2020 The Special Envoy of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to Mali, former President Goodluck Jonathan says President Muhammadu Buhari and some ECOWAS leaders may embark on reconciliation mission to Mali. Jonathan, who headed the ECOWAS mediation...

COVID-19: ECOWAS appeals to member states on economic obligations

By Lizzy Okoji Abuja, July 15, 2020 The Administration and Finance Committee (AFC) of the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) has appealed to member states to continue to fulfil their economic obligations. Chair of the AFC, Mr Boubacar Seyni, made the appeal in...

Okonjo-Iweala urges WTO to elect DG on basis of Merit

By Habiba Broger Geneva, July 15, 2020 Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on Wednesday in Geneva stressed the need for the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to elect a credible candidate, based on merit, for the position of Director General. Okonjo-Iweala, who is among the eight candidates vying for...

Mandela’s youngest daughter dies at 59.

Zindzi Mandela was South Africa’s ambassador to Denmark and the youngest daughter of South Africa’s anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela and Nozamo Winnie Madikizela. Zindzi was confirmed to have died at the age of 59 as confirmed by family members. South Africa’s social media communities has...
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