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African Real Estate Summit holds October

African Real Estate and Infrastructure Summit has is scheduled to be held at the Sandton Convention Centre, Gauteng, South Africa from 25-26 October, this year. Th e summit will attract leading lights in the built environment and property professionals, architects, ...

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Nigeria, Kenya, others adopt smart cities

Stories by Ayoni M. Agbabiaka Abuja The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osibajo, has stated that Nigeria must be place in the right position in the comity of nation’s, especially on the African continent following the increasing growth and impact of ...

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Today is Mandela Day

By Ahmid Lawal Abuja Today is Nelson Mandela day. It is the day the United Nations asks individuals around the world to mark Nelson Mandela International Day (July 18) by making a diff erence in their communities. Everyone has the ...

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Takeaways from 29th AU summit

AWAAL GATA dissects some of the issues deliberated upon at the 29th ordinary summit of the African Union (AU) Heads of States and governments held in Addis Ababa last week Themed “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in Youth”, the ...

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Egypt parliament approves state of emergency

Egypt’s parliament on Tuesday unanimously approved a threemonth state of emergency declared by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi after deadly church bombings, staterun Nile News television reported. Th e measure was published in Egypt’s offi cial gazette on Monday and said ...

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Gambia gets female parliament speaker

Th e Gambia’s fi rst female barrister was sworn in on Tuesday as National Assembly speaker, days after the African country’s United Democratic Party (UDP) emerged from decades in opposition to win an absolute parliamentary majority. Mariam Jack Denton, the ...

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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 a visionary leader ...

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