Recent reports have shown that African parliaments have begun to exert greater influence on the governance of their countries in recent years. While African parliaments are now more effective at shaping legislation, monitoring and challenging the executive, and representing citizens’ views, huge challenges remain. Needless to say, African parliaments...
President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has assured the citizens that he will work harder in his second tenure as president. The president who gave the assurance on Wednesday when he received the leadership of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) on a courtesy visit in Abuja. The president, who campaigned...
The Egyptian government and the African Development Bank Group (AFDB) have signed a deal worth 80 million pounds to develop entrepreneurship. The grant was signed by Minister of Investment Sahar Nasr and AfDB’s country Manager of Egypt Malinne Blomberg, in the presence of Minister of Higher Education Khaled Abdel...
The week-long delay to Nigeria's presidential election could depress turnout, voters and civil society groups have warned, because many people who returned home to cast ballots last weekend cannot afford to make the trip again ahead of February 23. The country’s electoral body, INEC, said logistical difficulties and problems...
Malawi's former president Joyce Banda is clear to run for presidency in the May 21 Tripartite elections despite a 'ghost warrant' as the State has never even once invited her for questioning on corruption allegations with no objective material evidence linking her. The Malawi Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) said it had...