THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA TO SET UP TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION ADVISORY COUNCIL TO SUPPORT TECH STARTUPS

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA TO SET UP TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION ADVISORY COUNCIL TO SUPPORT TECH STARTUPS

OLUWASEGUN OLUKOTUN The Federal Government of Nigeria has disclosed plans to set up a technology and innovation advisory council to progressively condition the environment for the growth of technology startups in Nigeria. This was revealed earlier this week by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on a visit to tech companies and hubs in Lagos; […]

Ethiopia’s parliament swears in new prime minister

Ethiopia’s parliament swears in new prime minister

By Meron Moges-Gerbi and Chris Giles Abiye Ahmed, the new prime minister of Ethiopia, addresses the nation’s parliament on Monday. (CNN)Ethiopia’s new prime minister, Abiye Ahmed, was sworn in by parliament Monday. The country’s ruling coalition appointed Ahmed the new leader after weeks of uncertainty and protest. He succeeds former Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, who […]

Jonathan becomes first African leader to win Martin Luther King human rights award

Jonathan becomes first African leader to win Martin Luther King human rights award

  Former President Goodluck Jonathan was awarded in the US on Thursday for his leadership in human rights in Africa’s most populous nation, Nigeria. JonathFormer President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan was Thursday (January 14th) honoured by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. He was awarded with the Presidential Award in recognition of his leadership […]

Thousands converge in Liberia for George Weah’s swearing-in

Thousands converge in Liberia for George Weah’s swearing-in

by ISMAIL AKWEI Thousands of Liberian citizens, diplomats, international footballers have converged at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Paynesville, outside the capital Monrovia, to witness the inauguration of ex-footballer George Weah as the 25th president of Liberia. The heads of state present include Ghana’s Nana Akufo Addo, Guinea’s Alpha Conde, Sierra Leone’s Ernest Bai Koromah, Ivorian […]

[A Year Ago Today] Dictator Yahya Jammeh leaves Gambia after days of refusing step down

[A Year Ago Today] Dictator Yahya Jammeh leaves Gambia after days of refusing step down

by BY ISMAIL AKWEI, Face2Face Africa   Exactly a year ago today, many Gambians and the West African regional body ECOWAS heaved a sigh of relief when Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh, who had ruled for over two decades, agreed to step down and leave the country into exile in Equatorial Guinea. The move came after days of […]

DRC First Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba Address To The Congolese Youth

DRC First Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba Address To The Congolese Youth

History First Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba Address To The Congolese Youth. August, 1960 Source: Patrice Lumumba: Fighter for Africa’s Freedom, Moscow, Progress Publishers, 1961, pp 33-36. Written: by Patrice Lumumba; Today I am addressing the youth, the young men and women of the Republic of the Congo. In speaking to them, I am addressing these […]