Hamed Bakayoko

Ivory Coast Prime Minister, Bakayoko dies aged 56

Ivory Coast Prime Minister Hamed Bakayoko has died, less than a year after being appointed to the position following the death of his predecessor. Bakayoko...

Paradigm Initiative expresses deep concerns over internet disruptions in Senegal

By OBINNA EZUGWU Senegalese protesters Digital rights advocacy group, Paradigm Initiative (PIN), has...
Denis Sassou N'Guesso, Congo president

Paradigm Initiative calls for respect of digital rights during Congo elections in Congo

OBINNA EZUGWU Paradigm Initiative (PIN), a non-profit social enterprise that builds ICT-based support systems and advocates for digital rights and inclusion in Africa, says it...
Nicolas Sarkozy

Ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy sentenced to jail for corruption

Former French president, Nicolas Sarkozy has been found guilty of corruption and influence peddling and accordingly sentenced to three years in prison with two...
Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani

Sheikh Yamani, long -serving oil minister of Saudi dies at 90

Adebayo Obajemu Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani, Saudi Arabia's long-serving oil minister and the postal boy of the 1973 oil embargo that defined the country’s newfound...
Luca Attanasio

Italian ambassador to DR Congo killed in UN convoy attack

Italy's ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo has been killed in an attack in the east of the country, its foreign ministry has...
Invectus Obi

Invictus Obi sentenced to 10 years in jail for $11m fraud

Nigerian born Obinwanne Okeke, better known as Invictus Obi, has received a 10-year jail term for $11 million fraud. Recall that Okeke was arrested by...
Chuka Umunna

JPMorgan hires Chuka Umunna to head sustainable investments in EMEA

JPMorgan Chase & Co. has hired former U.K. lawmaker Chuka Umunna to head its environmental, social and governance practice in EMEA. Umunna, who of Nigerian...
Amin Agele, Iddi Amin Dada

Adi Amin’s grandson wins mayoral race in Uganda

Grandson of late Ugandan dictator Iddi Amin Dada, Mr Sadik Amin Agele, has been elected mayor of Busia, a municipality in the Eastern Region...
Boko Haram terrorists

723 people killed, 407 abducted in Nigeria in one month – Report

OBINNA EZUGWU A report by a non governmental organisation, Nigeria Mourns, has shown that not less than 723 people were killed in violent attacks...