Analysis – Turkey-Africa Partnership: A Development-Oriented Approach

By Moustapha Abdelkerim Idriss With its new African policy, Turkey has won the confidence of African leaders. As Erdogan declared in Gabon in 2013: “Africa belongs to Africans; we are not here for your gold” Focusing on the African pre-colonial history is among the prerequisites to better understand Turkish-African relations. Indeed, Turkey, during its Ottoman […]

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Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) Backs new Electricity Tarrifs

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) says the proposed hike in electricity tariff is necessary to get the power sector back on track. Its Director-General, Mr Timothy Olawale, said on Monday in Lagos that putting the tariff concerns in context, the issue of the increment was intended to enable the sector to realise the right […]

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Opinion: Ivory Coast’s Ouattara and Guinea’s Condé: Two Presidents Becoming Regional Security Threat

By Jones Nhinson Williams A few years go,Ivory Coast’s President Alassane Ouattara and Guinea’s President Alpha Condé were in the political opposition of their respective countries crying wolf and deceptively promulgating how fair, democratic, transparent and accountable they were as progressive politicians who not only wanted to better their respective countries but also to set […]

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Opinion: New Kano Emirates and 2023 Gubernatorial Election

By Abba Ibrahim Gwale To the new emirates and their beneficiaries, the creation of the new emirs in Kano by the state governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, is a good development especially for people who used to find it difficult to reach the main Kano Emirate. There are both positive and negative sides to the creation […]

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Captain ‘Hosa: 62 years of Audacious Service

By Ainofenokhai Isa On the issue of birthdays and growing older, Lucille Ball, famous American actress, model and producer held that, “The secret to staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.” But Abraham Lincoln, the far more famous US statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the country […]

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Nigeria,Others Sign new Treaty on Mining, Agricultural and Construction Equipment

by Jacqueline Cook “We have a treaty!” -African countries lead the way on international treaty on Mining, Agricultural and Construction Equipment South Africa’s Department of International Relations and Cooperation hosted a diplomatic conference in Pretoria to finalise and adopt the fourth protocol to the Cape Town Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment (“Convention”).  The […]

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“I am a victim of Fake News & Victimisation” -Isabel,Angolan former President’s Daughter

Angolan government had recently announced the freezing of multi-billion dollar assets belonging to the African richest woman,Isabela Dos Santos.But the highly influential businesswoman described recent development as a witchhunt followed by coordinated dissemination of fake news. She specifically questioned why her opening a company in Netherlands is an issue when ,according to Público, other large […]

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What is Gen Buratai Doing on Gwoza Mountain?

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has visited the Police Training College at Limankara-Gwoza and climbed the hills as part of operational visit to North East. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the college is one of the critical security institutions overran by the Boko Haram terrorists during the peak of their […]

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