Africa Nigeria Rwanda West Africa World 

Why the UK signed a migration agreement with Nigeria

– – The United Kingdom has announced a deal with Nigeria on migration which involves tackling illegal migration. According to the UK’s Home Secretary Priti Patel made the announcement on Twitter on Thursday hours after her country deported at least 10 Nigerians for alleged immigration-related offences. The group deported to Lagos airport were then taken away to a facility not… Read More
Africa Business Ghana West Africa World 

Ghana goes back to the IMF for support amid economic distress

– – Ghana’s government has announced plans to seek support from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as it continues to struggle with worsening economic conditions. The West African nation’s economy continues to plummet as it struggles to improve the living standards of citizens. The country’s public debt stock now stands at GH¢341.8 billion ($45.5 billion) with a corresponding debt to… Read More
Africa Ghana West Africa World 

Ghana: Chaos as police fire tear gas at protesters

– – Police in Ghana’s capital Accra have clashed with demonstrators who went unto the streets over alleged corruption and economic hardship. The police fired tear gas and used water canons to disperse the protesters during the scuffle on Tuesday. The chaos follows a stand off between the organizers of the demonstration tagged “Arise Ghana” and the police over the… Read More
Africa West Africa World 

Top Nigerian senator and wife charged over organ-harvesting

– – Prosecutors in the United Kingdom have charged a top Nigerian senator, Ike Ekweremadu and his wife with conspiring to transport a child into the UK in order to harvest organs. The said child of an undisclosed age has been taken into care, according to UK authorities. The investigation began when detectives were alerted to potential modern day slavery… Read More
Nigeria 

DEALING WITH VOTE BUYING IN NIGERIA: THE CAUSES, THE EFFECTS AND THE REMEDIES

Vote buying is rapidly becoming a momentary menace in Nigeria political space. Since the country returned to democracy in 1999, vote buying has steadily grown in scale and brazeness. It is now becoming a new normal for many Nigerian politicians to induce the electorate with materialistic items or benefits either in form of monetary cash, gifts or both. Schaffer (2007)… Read More
Africa Business Nigeria West Africa World 

Exness Review for Nigerian Traders

– – As a result of the ever-increasing demand for foreign exchange trading in Nigeria, the market is becoming increasingly saturated with Forex brokers who provide a diverse selection of remarkable features and reasonable pricing. Because there are so many different brokers from which to pick, it can be challenging to tell which ones are trustworthy businesses and which ones… Read More
Africa West Africa World 

Burkina Faso: UN worried over killing of 50 civilians in rebel attack

– – The United Nations has condemned the latest rebel attacks in Burkina Faso which killed at least 50 civilians. Armed men carried out the attack in a village in northern Burkina Faso. A government spokesman said the attackers struck overnight between Saturday and Sunday in Seytenga commune, part of Seno province, which lies in borderlands where fighters linked to… Read More
Africa West Africa World 

Burkina Faso: UN worried over killing of 50 civilians in rebel attack

– – The United Nations has condemned the latest rebel attacks in Burkina Faso which killed at least 50 civilians. Armed men carried out the attack in a village in northern Burkina Faso. A government spokesman said the attackers struck overnight between Saturday and Sunday in Seytenga commune, part of Seno province, which lies in borderlands where fighters linked to… Read More
Ghana West Africa 

Witch Camps and Politics of Witchcraft Accusations In Ghana

By Leo Igwe The Advocacy for Alleged Witches(AfAW) urges state actors in Ghana to desist from playing politics with refuge centers for alleged witches, otherwise known as witch camps. AfAW is making this appeal following a declaration by a local politician Kennedy Agyapong from the New Patriotic Party. Mr. Agyapong noted that he would close down the witch camp if… Read More