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Obasanjo slams Buhari for not signing Africa free trade deal

Obasanjo slams Buhari for not signing Africa free trade deal

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has decried the failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Africa Continental Free Trade Area agreement, expressing hope that he will change his mind before it is too late. Obasanjo poured out his mind on the AfCFTA during a presidential panel, titled: ‘When Leaders Make History’ at the Africa CEO

Minister slaps lawmaker, banned from parliament

Zambia’s parliament suspended a cabinet minister on Tuesday from its proceedings for one month. The minister had allegedly slapped a lawmaker within the parliament grounds. Verbal abuse is common among members of parliament in Zambia, but physical assault is rare. Speaker of the National Assembly, Patrick Matibini, said Lusaka Province Minister, Bowman Lusambo, was suspended

Why Buhari cancelled Rwandan trip

Indications emerged on Sunday that President Muhammadu Buhari cancelled his scheduled trip to Kigali, Rwanda because enough consultation was not made before the Federal Executive Council approved the signing of the framework agreement for establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area. The FEC presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo had approved the signing of the

BREAKING: South Africa’s Former President, Jacob Zuma To Face 18 Charges Of Corruption

Former president Jacob Zuma will be prosecuted on 18 charges of corruption, money laundering and racketeering in connection with the controversial multimillion-rand arms deal scandal in the late 1990s, National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) boss Shaun Abrahams announced this afternoon. This after Abrahams had received recommendations from a team of NPA prosecutors after Zuma had made

Liberia seeks 6000 teachers from Nigeria

President, George Weah, has called on the Nigerian government to provide 6000 teachers to his country as part of the Technical Assistance agreement between the two nations. Speaking Monday shortly after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House Presidential Villa in Abuja, Mr. Weah said his government inherited many problems which