Africa 

Somali MPs approve new Prime Minister

Somalia’s parliament on Saturday unanimously endorsed Hamza Abdi Barre as new prime minister, paving the way for the creation of a new government. All 220 lawmakers present gave their blessing to Barre’s appointment, and he was then sworn in to office, the parliament speaker said. Barre 48, told parliament he would form a “quality” government that would focus on “creating… Read More
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S.Africa: Zuma slams graft report as “full of gossip”

South Africa’s former president fights back. On Saturday, four days after the final report into corruption under his tenure was released, Jacob Zuma slamed it as gossip. Speaking through his legal team and foundation members, the 80-year-old politician rejected the findings of the judicial report detailing how rampant corruption gutted state coffers during his presidency. “We hold the view that… Read More
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Voters’ Registration No Longer Ending On June 30 – Nigerian Electoral Body, INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended the ongoing continuous voter registration (CVR), which was initially scheduled to end on June 30, 2022.Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the commission, announced a continuation of the exercise during the Youth Vote Count concert at the Old Parade Ground, Abuja, on Saturday, Daily Trust reports. Yakubu said, “The youths want to know… Read More
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Nigerian Gospel Singer, Osinachi Laid To Rest In Abia State

Late Osinachi Nwachukwu, the singer of the famous gospel song, Ekwueme has been laid to rest in Abia State.Her remains were buried on Saturday in her hometown, Isochi Umunneochi in Abia State. Osinachi, the singer of the famous gospel song, Ekwueme, died on April 8 after she was allegedly beaten and kicked in the chest by her husband, Peter Nwachukwu… Read More
Africa 

With record-high humanitarian needs, WFP calls for action

Four months into the Russia-Ukraine conflict and ahead of the G7 summit, the World Food Programme has urged the 7 leaders to address today’s record-high humanitarian needs. In Africa, many families have shrunk their grocery bills due the high inflation aggravated by the war. If countries are impacted on different levels, all look for solutions.  “Right now, our numbers show… Read More
Africa 

Spotlight on Commonwealth talents at Kigali Fashion Week

Rwanda’s largest city was the place to be for fashion enthusiasts originating from the Commonwealth nations. The Kigali Fashion week kicked off on Tuesday in the Rwandan capital. The fashion event attracted 23 local designers and 9 international brands as well as models from across the globe. As part of the 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting also known as… Read More
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DJ SHADOWMIND’s Single ‘Carefree Boogie Van’ Is Summer Fyre

DJ SHADOWMIND’s Single ‘Carefree Boogie Van’ Is Summer Fyre – Music Industry Today – EIN Presswire Trusted News Since 1995 A service for music industry professionals · Sunday, June 26, 2022 · 578,500,133 Articles · 3+ Million Readers News Monitoring and Press Release Distribution Tools News Topics Newsletters Press Releases Events & Conferences RSS Feeds Other Services Questions? Sourced From… Read More
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Voter registration won’t end June 30, INEC assures Nigerians

The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, Mahmood Yakubu on Saturday assured Nigerians that the ongoing continuous voter registration would not end on June 30 as earlier announced. Yakubu disclosed this on Saturday during the Youth Vote Count Mega Concert 2.0 organised by the commission in partnership with Yiaga Africa and funded by the European Union at the old parade ground,… Read More
Africa 

Aid convoy reaches remote region of Afghanistan after earthquake

Last updated: 9 hours ago Afghan government helicopters and trucks deliver aid, headed to areas hardest hit by Wednesday’s earthquake, including Barmal and Gayan in eastern Afghanistan’s Paktika province. At least 1,000 people died and 1,500 were injured, the authorities reported, according to the state news agency Bakhtar. Mountainous terrain and overnight rain hamper rescue efforts. More about Sourced from… Read More
Africa 

Nigeria continues to grapple with fuel shortages, price surges

Cars and motorcycles, in long lines. This view has become common in Africa’s most populous country.  Nigerians can spend as much as eight hours queuing for fuel, as they lose most of their day waiting and not working. The fuel crisis was exacerbated by the Russia-Ukraine conflict. The war has caused prices for importing fuel to go up by more… Read More