Professor Oluyemi Oluleke Osinbajo, fondly referred to as Pastor-Prof in prominent Yoruba circles, is the current Vice President of Nigeria, ... serving his second term. A pastor, professor, and lawyer, he is not a typical cunning and seasoned politician. So how has he managed to rise to such prominence? Who are his supporters, and who are those that are against him?
The capital of the South West region of Cameroon is gradually losing the ghost town feel it has taken on every Monday for almost four years now, ... an indication of a decline in the intensity of violence in the region, in stark contrast with the tension that continues to grip the neighbouring North West region.
In the fourth part of our series on the impact of COVID-19 on South Africa, we look at its tourism and hospitality sectors. They have lost an ... estimated R68bn in revenue amid the coronavirus outbreak, which has necessitated national lockdowns and enforced restrictions on global travel.
Vital Kamerhe has been sentenced to 20 years in prison and is disqualified from holding public office for a 10-year period on charges of “embezzlement” ... and “corruption”. The verdict marks the end of an unprecedented trial and has officially sidelined a key player in the country’s power structure.
Following a request by Egyptian authorities, a video-conference meeting between the 22 members of the Arab League is due to be held this week. ... Allied to Libya's Marshal Khalifa Haftar, Cairo is seeking Arab support for its peace plan.
Pierre Nkurunziza, Burundi’s football-loving president and self-proclaimed pastor, has died at the age of 55. By all accounts this death was ... most cruel. He was soon to hand over power to his handpicked successor, Major General Evariste Ndayishimiye.