Only 10 African Nations Have Free Media – Professor

Only 10 African Nations Have Free Media – Professor

The Ghanaian-born Professor George Ayittey stressed the importance of media and free flow of information on the advancement and development of societies, adding that out of the 54 countries in Africa, only 10 have free media. Dakar — The Ghanaian-born Professor George Ayittey Thursday stressed the importance of media and free flow of information on […]

Africa: Media Is Mirror of Societies, Says Mo Ibrahim

Africa: Media Is Mirror of Societies, Says Mo Ibrahim

Dakar — The Sudanese-born tycoon, Mo Ibrahim Friday argued that the “media is a mirror” of every society and should not therefore be blamed if it carry negative happenings. He made the argument during “the head of state round table discussion” which was part of the concluding programs of the African Media Leaders Forum (AMLF) […]

Several dozen reportedly trapped in Ghana shopping center collapse

Several dozen reportedly trapped in Ghana shopping center collapse

ACCRA, Ghana –  A five-story shopping center built earlier this year in a bustling suburb of Ghana’s capital collapsed Wednesday, killing at least one person and leaving several dozen people trapped in the rubble, authorities and eyewitnesses said. Rescue crews used cranes to try and remove debris from the top of the building amid fears […]

PhD, MBA Holders Apply as Truck Drivers

PhD, MBA Holders Apply as Truck Drivers

The Chairman and Chief Executive Director of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has made a shocking disclosure that PhD and MBA Holders were among over 13,000 applicants who applied for the recent Graduate Executive Truck Driver in his company. Dangote disclosed this Thursday evening during a mentorship chat with World Bank Youth Forum (WBYF) Coordinator, […]

Dangote Named 62nd Richest Man in the World

Dangote Named 62nd Richest Man in the World

The President and Chief Executive Officer of Dangote Group of Companies, Mr. Aliko Dangote has been rated the 62nd richest man in the world with a net worth of $13.5 billion. According to a report by Bloomberg tagged, ‘The World’s 200 Richest People,’ Dangote is said to be richer than Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, […]

Nigeria Risks Losing 19 States to Boko Haram Terrorism – Gen Olanrewaju

Nigeria Risks Losing 19 States to Boko Haram Terrorism – Gen Olanrewaju

Former General Officer Commanding, GOC, Third Division of the Nigerian Army and ex Minister of Communications, Major General Tajudeen Olanrewaju, has called for an immediate declaration of a state of emergency in Borno State in view of the revelations involving the immediate past governor of the state and two serving senators over Boko Haram activities […]

Africa: ‘Solve Problems the African Way’ – Zuma

Africa: ‘Solve Problems the African Way’ – Zuma

Johannesburg — President Jacob Zuma has told traditional leaders that Africans have their own way of solving their problems through traditional institutions, it was reported on Friday. “Let us solve African problems the African way, not the white man’s way,” Zuma was quoted saying at the opening of National House of Traditional Leaders in Parliament […]

State Hands Over IMF Africa Group Chair

State Hands Over IMF Africa Group Chair

Tokyo — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) African Group Constituency Group has elected Malawi’s Finance Minister Ken Lipenga as the new chair of the 22-member grouping for the next two years. Lipenga, takes over from Uganda’s Finance Minister Maria Kiwanuka. The IMF Executive Director for Africa, Moeketsi Majoro, said during the just-concluded group’s meeting in […]