[This Day] With three highly-rated studio albums and an EP to her credit, Nigerian Afro-pop artiste, Yemi Alade is getting ready to release her new body of work titled ‘Woman of Steel’. Just fresh off the release of ‘Oh My Gosh’ remix, featuring American rapper, Rick Ross, this fourth studio album and the fifth project by the ‘Igbo-Yoruba girl’ is coming five years after the release of her debut record in 2014.
[This Day] Lagos -The Senator representing Borno South Senatorial District, Ali Ndume who is aspiring to be the next Senate President has called on his party, the All Progressives Congress to give all party members aspiring for leadership positions in the 9th Senate a level-playing field.
[Nation] Mothers make the most sense, especially when they are saying the most irrational things. A little while ago, my daughter sent me an image of a young male hippy on WhatsApp.
[Nation] Police have shot and killed three suspected gangsters in Karatina Town, Nyeri County following a botched robbery.
[Nation] A shadowy Kenyan firm took Tanzania President John Magufuli’s administration for a ride after it signed a Sh18 billion deal to buy the country’s cashew nuts, promising to wire the funds in “three days, only for it to go under.
[Nation] Activist-cum-politician Boniface Mwangi has been released from police cells.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Palm oil plantations in Liberia are billed as bringing jobs and development but actually leave locals poorer, said a Liberian lawyer who won the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize on Monday.
[Observer] -Aborts Interview with eNCA
[The Conversation Africa] This is an edited extract from a chapter in the recently published The state of the nation: poverty & inequality: diagnosis, prognosis and responses.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Law enforcement, knowledge and understanding on the part of the public are key in successfully enforcing the ban on plastic bags, Mr January Makamba said here yesterday.