UN chief warns of Burundi’s leader seeking 4th term

A new report by the UN secretary general warns that if Burundi’s president tries to seek a fourth term it could “plunge the country into an even deeper crisis”. Th e UN chief Antonio Guterres’ report to the UN Security Council cites recent comments by President Pierre Nkurunziza that he might pursue a fourth term if Burundi’s people decide More...

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By Blueprint Newsroom On Saturday, March 4th, 2017

32 countries, others to attend AAMA conference in Nigeria

Nigeria on April 19-21, 2017 will host the 3rd Conference of the Association of Heads of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA Conference) in Abuja, at the TransCorp Hilton Hotel. The meeting, which will be hosted More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Nigeria to evacuate 230 nationals from Libya, EU

Th e federal government has concluded arrangements to bring back home a fresh set of 180 Nigerians migrants trapped in Libya and 50 deportees from the European Union (EU) this week. While the Libya returnees will More...

By admin On Thursday, September 15th, 2016

The World’s Oldest Leader

At 92, Robert Mugabe has ruled Zimbabwe for longer than most Zimbabweans have been alive, taking office in 1980 after a brutal war and negotiated peace deal. In his early years in power, Mugabe was hailed as More...

By admin On Saturday, May 7th, 2016

Nigeria,Ghana to collaborate to end Herdsmen/Farmers’ conflicts,others

Nigeria and Ghana have pledged to strengthen their age-long mutual relationship especially in the area of security to address the emerging security threats in both countries. The Ghanaian High Commissioner to Nigeria, More...

By - On Saturday, February 20th, 2016

19 dead in double suicide attack on Cameroon market

At least, 19 people were killed in a double suicide bombing at a market in north-eastern Cameroon on Friday, local officials said. Several other people were injured in the attack on the market at Meme at around More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Friday, October 16th, 2015

Benin’s ‘father of democracy’ Kerekou dies at 82

Benin’s former President Mathieu Kerekou, the man hailed as helping to usher in multi-party democracy in Africa, has died at the age of 82. Mr Kerekou had two spells as president totalling nearly 30 years, first More...

By - On Sunday, July 26th, 2015
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‘Female’ suicide bomber strikes Cameroon night spot

At least 14 people have been killed after a suicide bomber detonated an explosive at a popular night spot in the town of Maroua in northern Cameroon, three days after two attacks there, authorities say. Midjiyawa More...

By - On Saturday, July 25th, 2015

Burundi President Nkurunziza wins disputed election

Pierre Nkurunziza wins a third term in office in the election boycotted by the opposition groups. Burundi’s electoral commission has announced that President Pierre Nkurunziza won a new term in office after More...

By - On Saturday, July 25th, 2015

President Obama in Kenya: ‘Africa is on the move

US President Barack Obama has praised Africa’s economic and business potential in a speech in Nairobi on the first full day of his visit to Kenya. “Africa is on the move… People are being lifted More...

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