Posts Tagged ‘African Union’

#HopewellChin’ono: More Than 100 African Writers Call For Suspension Of Zimbabwe From The AU, SADC

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon August 4, 2020
Over a hundred African writers have called on the African Union and SADC( Southern African Development Community), to end their silence and suspend Zimbabwe, following the arrest and detention of Journalist Hopewell Chin’ono and activist Jacob Ngarivhume by the Zimbabwean authorities. The two men were arrested on charges of inciting violence against Zimabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa’s […]

UN, AU, ECOWAS urged to monitor Buhari’s activities in Nigeria

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 17, 2019
A human rights lawyer, Barrister Kanmi Ajibola has petitioned the United Nations (UN) over the alleged persistent disobedience to court orders by President MuhammaduBuhari’s government. Ajibola, a former Chairman of Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Ilesa, Osun State branch, in the letter addressed to the UN Secretary-General, urged the international body to put pressure on Buhari […]

Finally, President Buhari signs Africa Free Trade Agreement

by Ikokwu Ikembaon July 7, 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Agreement Establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Buhari signed the agreement at the opening of the 12th Extraordinary Session of the Assembly of African Union Heads of State and Government on #AfCFTA in Niamey, Niger Republic. Details later….

The Global Conspiracy Against Africa ~ Obadiah Mailafia

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 24, 2019
Let me place my cards on the table: I am not inherently a believer in conspiracy theories. Nor do I subscribe to the view of those philosophers of history who believe no perfidy or ignominy occurs in our world without one form of conspiracy or the other. When I was a teenage undergraduate, I stumbled […]

Chairman of AU, Moussa Faki Mahamat visits Yemi Osinbajo (PHOTOS)

by Breaking Timeson June 29, 2017
Chairman of the African Union, Moussa Faki Mahamat paid a courtesy visit to the Acting President, Prof. Osinbajo inside Aso Rock today. PHOTOS FROM THE EVENT BELOW