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By Ibifuro Ken-Giami 2020 will remain an unforgettable year in the archives of history, owing largely to the trail of challenges and hardship faced by most people as a result of the COVID19 pandemic. Although there are several negative impacts of the pandemic, it has clearly revealed the systemic and...
By Chu Maoming, China’s Consul General in Lagos The year 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC). China, along with all African countries, is happy to celebrate the moment of great and unique significance. Twenty years since its establishment, FOCAC has travelled an...
The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved a contribution of $2 million towards the implementation of the 2020 budget of the West African Power Pool (WAPP). Engr. Saleh Mamman, Minister of Power, made the announcement known on Wednesday at the end of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting chaired by...
By: Peter Burdin, for African Leadership Magazine UK The daily bustle of shoppers on Accra’s busy Oxford Street point to a country on the rise – but all that is about to dwarfed by the buzz of Africa’s new free trade deal which launches in the Ghanaian capital in...
Following the recently held presidential election in Malawi, Lazarus Chakwera was sworn in as the new president of the country, for a five-year term after winning the re-run, unseating former leader Peter Mutharika. The swearing-in took place at the Bingu International Convention Center, Lilongwe, as Hundreds of people gathered to...
By Chu Maoming, China’s Consul General in Lagos Within the FOCAC framework, China will cancel the debt of relevant African countries in the form of interest-free government loans that are due to mature by the end of 2020. This was announced by Chinese President Xi Jinping when he chaired the...
Following the cancellation of 2019 re-election of President Mutharika, the Malawi Constitutional Court ordered a fresh presidential election which will be held within 150 days after the annulment. As Malawi prepares for the coming presidential elections, the President, Peter Mutharika, recently appoints a new electoral commission chairperson. Justice Chifundo Kachale was...
“We are fully aware that such measures will cause much hardship and inconvenience to many citizens,” “But this is a matter of life and death.” Buhari said. The president of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari recently declared lockdown on three major cities in the country following the increased rate on the spread...
The President of Algeria, Abdelmadjid Tebboune recently announced the establishment of a panel responsible for preparing draft proposals for the revision of the constitution, official Algeria Press Service (APS) reports. According to a statement of the President's Office, the panel is composed of 17 Algerian law experts and a member...
…African Government Ministers, British MPs, others to attend    PORTSMOUTH, UNITED KINGDOM- January 8, 2020/ President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni will deliver a keynote address at The ALM Africa Dialogue 2020 - London UK, which is scheduled to hold at the Royal Geographical Society, London, from 1.30 pm -5.00 pm,...