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South Africa: DIRCO Stands Ready For Elections Abroad — Sisulu

South Africa: DIRCO Stands Ready For Elections Abroad — Sisulu

  With South Africa’s General Elections fast approaching, International Relations and Cooperation Minister, Lindiwe Sisulu, has called on Heads of Mission to rally behind the Electoral Commission (IEC) to allow for smooth elections for South Africans living abroad. “I have directed all Heads of Mission and Consular Generals to ensure that the IEC is given […]

Facebook Broke Rules, Should Be Regulated – UK Lawmakers

In a damning report that singled out Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for what it said was a failure of leadership and personal responsibility, the British Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee said tech firms had proved ineffective in stopping harmful content on their platforms.

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Nigeria Postpones Saturday’s Elections, Reschedules Elections Time Table

  By Iliya Kure Nigeria’s election body, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the postponement of Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections till next week 23 February. The decision was announced few hours to the election after a meeting of stakeholders including INEC chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu and 12 national commissioners in Abuja. According […]

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President Ramaphosa Of South Africa Delivers State Of The Nation Address

  President Cyril Ramaphosa will this week deliver the State of the Nation Address (SONA) at a joint sitting of the National Assembly and National Council of Provinces (NCOP). The February SONA, the last of the fifth Administration due to the elections later this year, will take place at 7pm. As is usual for this […]

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Multimedia Campaign On Improving Infant, Young Child Feeding Practices (IYCF) Takes Off In Kaduna , Northern Nigeria

By Joseph Edegbo Worried by the increasing incidence of malnutrition -related infant mortality in Kaduna State , the Government in partnership with Nutrition stakeholders has launched the first ever multimedia campaign to improve infant and young child feeding practices (IYCF). The campaign themed, Start Strong was launched on Friday by wife of the Governor of […]

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Nigeria : Rise in Malnutrition Attributed To Non Release Of Counterpart Funding by Government

By Ahmad Umar Rise in malnutrition cases in Gombe State, Northeast of the country, especially among children and nursing mothers has been attributed to the decrease in counterpart funding of health programmes by the state government. Participants at a workshop on Nutrition Budget Tracking for Civil Society Organizations (CSO’s) and Media made the assertion on […]

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Nigeria: Jonathan’s Phone Call to Buhari Confers Legitimacy to Nigeria’s Political Process – Dogara

By Joseph Edegbo. Kaduna, Nigeria- Speaker of the House of Representatives,  Yakubu Dogara has said that the decision of former president Goodluck Jonathan to concede defeat after the 2015 presidential election was responsible for bringing Nigeria’s democracy to maturity.  Dogara who said this in a remarks at the launching of the book “My Transition Hours” […]

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Nigeria 2019- Shehu Sani To Electorate, Your Choice Is Between Freedom, Bondage

By, Joseph Edegbo Kaduna, Nigeria- Senator representing Kaduna Central at the Red Chambers of the National Assembly, Comrade Shehu Sani has said that the only alternative left for the electorate in the coming election is between freedom and bondage. He made the assertion on Tuesday during a visit to the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, […]

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