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Tunisian Leaders Trade Blame Amid Ongoing Wave of Violence

Sporadic protests continued across parts of Tunisia, overnight, as government security forces tried to put a stop to scattered violence that has hit a number of regions. Tunisian government security forces used teargas to quell violence across the country, amid scattered protests that erupted last week following price increases imposed by the government. The Interior […]

223 Nigerian Schools Benefit From NCC Digital Access Programme

From  Ignatius  Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – As part of effort towards promoting information technology, (IT) among youths in the country, the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) says  over two hundred and twenty three schools have so far benefited from its Digital Access Programme (DAP). Our Correspondent reports that the programme is  being implemented by the […]

Trump: US now Recognises Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – US President Donald Trump has announced that his country has now recognized Jerusalem as the Israel’s capital. Trump Wednesday’s declaration automatically upturned decades of official US policy. Mr. Trump described the move as “a long overdue step” to advance the Middle East peace process. He indicated that the US would […]

Homecoming: Iworiso-Markson Visits Kinsmen, Lauds them for their Support to Dickson

….solicit their blessings and support to deliver in his new assignment (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The people of Opume community in Ogbia local government area of Bayelsa State has been commended for their continuous support to the restoration government of Governor Seriake Dickson. The State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Daniel Iworiso-Markson gave the commendation at […]

African Leaders Demand Roadmap On Resolution to Togo Political Impasse

 (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Muhammadu Buhari and five other concerned West African leaders have called for an immediate roadmap to pave the way for negotiations between the Togolese government led by President Faure Gnassingbe Eyadema and the opposition movement. The urgent demand by the leaders came up at a meeting to discuss the situation in […]

Buhari Orders Another Payment Of Paris and London Clubs Refunds to States

ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nigerian Governors are likely to heave a sigh of relief as President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the payment of outstanding Paris and London Clubs refunds to the States before the current year ends. Against this background, the President Monday, during a meeting with the state Governors at the Presidential Villa, […]

Miss South Africa, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters Wins Miss Universe

Photo: Miss Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has been crowned Miss Universe 2017. In a beauty contest which Sunday night in Las Vegas, USA, Nel-Peters 22, defeated the first runner-up, Miss Colombia; Laura González and second runner-up, Miss Jamaica, Davina Bennett. Stephanie Abasi, who represented Nigeria was not among the […]

I was Disgraced Out Of Boxing, Before Joining Acting -Mr Ibu

Photo: Popular Nollywood Actor Mr. John Okafor BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Popular hilarious Nollywood actor Mr. John Okafor has revealed that his sojourn into acting is accidental, as he originally aspired to become a professional boxer. Despite the fact that he has been progressing in it, Okafor, also called Mr. Ibu said the story of […]

OPINION: Resignation as an African Abomination

Photo: Zimbabwe’s ex-President Robert Mugabe Akintokunbo A Adejumo (Akinadejum@aol.com)  (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – “African leaders do not resign, that’s cowardice and the fact that UK Prime Minister-David Cameron has just resigned confirms everything I have said about him—he is weak and a coward.” President (now Ex) Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe in 2016. The recent confusion about what is […]

Zimbabwe Parliament Begins Impeachment Proceedings Against Stubborn Mugabe

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Finally, the Zimbabwean Parliament recommended by the Zanu-PF party Monday has started impeachment proceedings against the embattled President Robert Mugabe. The motion for Mugabe’s impeachment was moved and seconded at parliament but the lawmakers have adjourned and moved to a hotel conference centre to debate the motion in a joint […]

Go, Mugabe, Go, By Reuben Abati

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Since August, I have been the anchorperson of a programme on television called ThisDay Live where we discuss political matters – local and global. The programme is available on Arise News TV at 6pm, 9pm and sometimes at midnight every Sunday.  Two days ago, we discussed the situation in Zimbabwe, the elections […]

Zimbabwe: Zanu-PF Moves to Impeach ‘Stubborn’ Mugabe

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – After failing to comply with the Monday resignation deadline, members of Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party are preparing to meet to discuss the possible impeachment of the embattled President Robert Mugabe, who has refused to resign from office. The deadline was set by Mr Mugabe’s own party, Zanu-PF. The embattled leader shocked Zimbabweans […]

Robert Mugabe Travails And The Lessons To Draw

By Jerome-Mario Utomi (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – When one is favoured with longevity, says my grandfather, he must in the same vein contend with one out of the these two inherent probables. If the individual is not met with a flood of blessings, chances are that such a fellow may be visited with torrents of afflictions […]

Fayose Slams FG Over Hiring of Malaysian Economic Experts for N458m

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has questioned the rationale behind the Federal Government’s  hiring of consultants from Malaysia with the sum of N458 million to help Nigeria build her economic capacity, saying; “the federal government’s action is a clear vote of no confidence on President Muhammadu Buhari’s government and economic experts […]

Zimbabwe: Embattled Robert Mugabe Makes First Public Appearance after House Arrest

Photo: Robert Mugabe (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Since Wednesday he and his wife have been put under house arrest due to Military takeover, Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe Friday made his first public appearance. Mugabe amidst the top government functionaries was seen attending a graduation ceremony in the capital, Harare. The military confirmed Friday it was “engaging” […]

Achebe Gets Posthumous Birthday Honor from Search Engine Giant, Google

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The internet search engine, Google has honoured late Nigerian literary icon, Chinua Achebe on its doodle. Achebe died in March, 2013 at the age of 82. The technology giant said on its website Thursday that it honoured Achebe on its doodle (on November 16) as it marks his 87th birthday. Agency reports […]

Jonathan Blames Social Media, Says I’m Not at War with Dickson

Photo: Governor Seriake Dickson (L) and Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan …It’s the Handiwork of Political Jobbers, says Bayelsa Governor (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday doused speculations about a political rift between him and Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State. The former President who disassociated himself from the insinuations made in the […]

Train Crash Kills 33 in Democratic Republic of Congo

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A train crash in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 33 people, UN radio station Okapi reports. It happened in Buyofwe in the province Lualaba, in the south of the country. Radio Okapi said that the train caught fire after crashing into a ravine. According to reports, it was carrying flammable […]

OPINION: Putting Light and Life into Nigeria 2019 Election

Prof. R. A. Ipinyomi

By Prof R. A. Ipinyomi, University of Ilorin, Nigeria (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The song in Nigeria public places now is quite different from what they were singing at the onset of APC regime in 2015. The new song in the mouths of market women and their children sounds like, “We’d thought that APC would bring […]

UN Raises Alarm over Humanitarian Crisis in Congo’s Kasai

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – An official from the United Nations’ World Food Program has issued a warning about the situation in the southwest of the Democratic Republic of Congo, where conflict has left 3.2 million people severely hungry. In the past year, about 1.4 million residents of Congo’s Kasai region have been displaced by violence that […]

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