Veteran Nigerian Actor Mr. Ibu Dies at 62

Veteran Nollywood actor John Okafor with the moniker, Mr Ibu is dead. According to multiple reports from sources close to him, the veteran comedian passed away at Evercare Hospital in Nigeria. Many fans have shared condolences on X, reminiscing movies the late actor has featured. The Comic Actor, who had undergone surgeries that led to…

Ethiopia Has no Intentions to Harm Somalia, Says Abiy

The Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Dr Abiy Ahmed Ali, has restated that his country harbours no plans to harm Somalia in its pursuit of accessing the sea, as Addis Ababa considers it as a brotherly country. While addressing the African Union (UN) annual Summit in Addis Ababa, Dr. Abiy said Ethiopia’s efforts to have an…

Opinion: Meloni’s Italy-Africa Summit Paralysed Hopes for Africa’s Growth 

Last month, Rome hosted the Italy-Africa Summit attended by a couple of African leaders. At the Summit, Italian Premier Giorgia Meloni, unveiled Italy’s huge development plan for Africa aiming to stem the numbers of migrants, diversify sources of energy and forge a new, non-predatory relationship between Europe and Africa. Yes, a lot was said about…

Opinion: AU Key in Barring West From Suffocating African Countries

Amid the unrealistic self conviction by Western countries that the African continent depends on them for their survival, probably because of the foreign assistance extended to African nations, African Union (AU), the continent body, ought to rise and debunk the false claim, and as well highlight Africa’s significance in global development. Today, more than 60…

Hage Geingob: Namibia President Dies

Namibian President Hage Geingob died Sunday while receiving medical treatment, his office announced. In a post on the social media platform X, formerly Twitter, the Namibian presidency said Geingob’s medical team at Lady Pohamba Hospital did its best to help him, but Geingob died with his wife, Monica Geingos, and children by his side. Geingob…

Somali Irredentism: Threat to Ethiopia and Kenya Security

African borders are a complex tapestry reflecting a rich mosaic of ethnic groups and cultures that spans multiple nations. Beneath that patchwork, there is a smoldering issues of ethnonationalism which is too visible in Somalia in relation to its neighbors. As a result of the recent geopolitical development, Kenya and Ethiopia find themselves at a…