West Africa: A Dozen Shades of Khaki - Counter-Insurgency Operations in the Sahel

Dakar — The region has never been so militarised. Here's an overview of the international players in uniform.

In 2011, several African Read More

Africa: Aliko Dangote Still Richest Man in Africa, Seven Years Running - Forbes

For the 7th year running, President and Chief Executive of Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote, has been adjudged as the Read More

President Paul Kagame is AfricaWorld Man of the Year 2017


“Our economy, our security, the well-being of Rwandans and the peaceful elections that brought us all together; these are all Read More

North Korea: Kim Jong-Un Has Issued the First Nuclear Threat of 2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has issued the first nuclear threat of the new year, warning the United States that Read More

Ireland: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar Will Not Seek Trump’s Help Over North Stalemate

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will not be seeking the assistance of US president Donald Trump to help end the ongoing political stalemate in Northern Ireland.

Mr Varadkar Read More

USA: Traditional Wedding of Okonjo-Iweala’s Son Uchechi to Chinua Achebe’s Grand-daughter Chioma Achebe [Photo-News]

The traditional wedding ceremony between Uchechi, the medical doctor son of former finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and Chioma Achebe, the granddaughter of the Read More

USA: Tyler Barriss Arrested on Suspicion of Making Hoax Call Which Resulted to Another Man Being Shot Dead by Police

POLICE IN LOS Angeles have arrested a man they suspect made a hoax emergency call that resulted in a SWAT Read More

Ireland: Calls Mount for Irish Passport Office in North as Figures Show Surge in Applications

PRESSURE is growing on the Irish government to open a passport office in the north after another surge in applications Read More