[VOA] Judge Abdulqawi Yusuf has become the first Somali to lead the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, Netherlands.
[News24Wire] The impasse on a new date for this year’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) will not affect the delivery of the budget speech on February 21.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta is currently in Addis Ababa where he is expected to attend the 30th African Union Summit on governance.
[IPS] United Nations -Amid concerns that 160 people may have drowned while attempting to cross the Mediterranean this week alone, the UN refugee agency have urged countries to offer more resettlement places.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] New York -Depression and anxiety afflict Americans who are concerned with the fate of the environment, according to a study of the mental health effects of climate change.
[Premium Times] The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced the time table for the 2019 general elections.
[News24Wire] It is now up to President Jacob Zuma to decide whether he wants a “messy” exit that could see him consigned to the “dustbin of history” without presidential benefits, or a “dignified exit” where he steps down voluntarily.
[Daily Trust] The Senate yesterday faulted the claim by the Presidency that the perennial fuel scarcity in the country was due to the delay in the approval of loan request before the National Assembly meant for the payment of a debt owed to oil marketers.
[News24Wire] The Constitutional Court has found that the National Assembly failed to hold President Jacob Zuma to account for his failure to uphold the Constitution in the Nkandla matter.
[Premium Times] Like in most legislative chambers world over, the Nigerian Senate was not free from controversies in the outgoing year. The red chamber in 2017 was politically charged as fiery comments, personality clashes, superiority battle arose at the least provocation.