UAE to expand trade ties with Asia, Africa

The United Arab Emirates, one of the Middle East's largest economies, wants to expand trade ties with faster growing nations in Asia and Africa,...

Trump: South African women’s group cancels New York plans

A South African women's rights group has pulled out of key meetings next week at the United Nations in opposition to policies of U.S....

Gambia to investigate ex-president Jammeh’s personal finances

Gambia's government will launch an investigation into the finances of former long-standing president Yahya Jammeh including the personal use of a charity bank account...

African Airlines had the best safety performance in 2016

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Friday said that Sub-Saharan Africa had its best safety performance within the last decade in 2016.IATA said...

Ethiopia Airlines lands Dreamliner at Kaduna airport

The Ethiopian Airlines successfully landed its aircraft at the Kaduna International airport today, hours before the planned shutdown of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport,...

South African poet, activist Breytenbach to be awarded in Poland

A jury in Warsaw on Monday named South African writer and anti-apartheid activist Breyten Breytenbach as the recipient of the 2017 Zbigniew Herbert International...

Nigeria NANS demand South Africans evacuate the country

Nigerian protesters on Thursday demanded that South African citizens and businesses leave the country and vandalised the head office of mobile phone giant MTN...

Africa wants 10 World Cup places – official

Africa wants 10 places in the 48-nation World Cup from 2026, FIFA president Gianni Infantino was told in Johannesburg Wednesday. The Swiss-Italian was attending a...

IBM targets Africa, set to invests $30 million in Nigeria

The International Business Machine says that the lack of skills, employable workers, especially in the Information Technology sector, has prompted it to invest $30m...

Again, Abraham Kiptom emerges winner of the 2017 Lagos City Marathon

Kenya’s Abraham Kiptom has emerged the winner of the 2107 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, in a time of 2 hours 15mins 20 secs.He...

AfDB admire Nigeria’s leadership role in Africa

The outgoing country Director of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Ousmane Dore has said Nigeria’s leadership role in Africa is unquestionable. He commended the...

Gambia’s defeated leader agrees to relinquish power

Gambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh announced early Saturday he has decided to relinquish power, after hours of last-ditch talks with regional leaders and the...

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