[Atlantic Council] It has been twenty years since that morning of August 7, 1998, when suicide bombers detonated, almost simultaneously, trucks laden with explosives outside the United States embassies in Nairobi, Kenya, and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
[Guardian] An economist and former Chairman of the United States Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, once said: “Income inequality is troubling because, among other things, it means that many people in our society do not have the opportunities to advance themselves… .No economy can succeed without a high quality workforce, particularly in an age of globalisation and technical change.”
[New Times] A total of 7, 174, 188 have registered to participate in the parliamentary elections slated for September, the National Electoral Commission (NEC) has announced
[CAJ News] Kwekwe -Millions of Zimbabweans on Monday endured snaking queues eager for change in their country through a historic election that for the first time did not feature Robert Mugabe.
[New Times] Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi arrived at Kanombe International Airport this afternoon beginning his three day state visit.
[Daily Trust] President Muhammmadu Buhari says reforming a nation like Nigeria, “pushed into near decay on account of corruption”, comes with teething pains.
[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law a bill that limits a vice-president or deputy governor who completes the terms of their principals to seeking reelection only once more.
[Premium Times] The Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has refuted police allegations of sponsoring, funding, arming or otherwise supporting political thuggery.
[Guardian] Jalingo -The outcome of the just concluded congresses of the Taraba State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), which was characterised by pockets of controversies, is threatening the party’s dream for the state.
[Premium Times] The Nigerian Army on Saturday said it killed 10 Boko Haram insurgents during an operation at Ngelkona in Ngala Local Government area of Borno State.