Wednesday, June 26, 2019

FULL TEXT: Buhari’s Inaugural SPEECH

Inaugural speech by His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari following his swearing-in as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on 29th May, 2015 I am...

Gunmen kill at least 19 in Pakistan bus raid

Gunmen in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province have attacked two buses, killing at least 19 passengers, officials have said. The province's Home Minister Sarfraz Bugti said...

AfDB scaled up project funding to $ 7.6b in 2014

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) realised a 15.3 per cent increase in its operations turnover in 2014 despite the challenging global and regional...

Saudi Arabian mosque hit by bomb attack

A bomb has exploded outside a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia, reportedly killing at least four people. Officials said a suicide bomber blew up a...

Buhari sworn in as Nigeria president

The winner of Nigeria's presidential election in March, Muhammadu Buhari, has been sworn in as leader of Africa's most populous country. Mr Buhari is the...

Burundi elections: EU withdraws poll observers

The European Union has suspended its election monitoring mission in Burundi where President Pierre Nkurunziza is seeking a third term next month. The decision was...

Nigeria’s Agriculture Minister Akinwumi Adesina is new AfDB boss

Nigeria's Agriculture Minister, Akinwumi Adesina, has been elected as the new president of the African Development Bank. The pan-African bank announced via its Twitter account...

Mahama in Nigeria for Buhari inauguration

President John Mahama has left Accra for the Thursday May 29 inauguration of Nigeria's President elect Muhammadu Buhari.In his absence, Vice President Amissah Arthur, will...

South Africa: No bribes were paid for 2010 World Cup

South Africa's football governing body has strongly denied allegations by US investigators that the country organised a $10m (£6.5m) bribe to Fifa officials to...

Hyundai offers Google Android Auto system in cars

South Korea's Hyundai has become the first carmaker to offer Google's Android Auto system in its Sonata model. Android smartphone users with a 2015 Sonata...