Tag: Rwanda

Ayomitide AdeyinkaNovember 4, 2023

The Naira Gains Against the Dollar in the Black Market at 980/$; Rwanda Welcomes All Africans to Visit Without Visa Requirements | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss. ...

YNaijaAugust 31, 2023

Cameroon and Rwanda Reshuffle Military Following Ousting of President Ali Bongo

As political upheaval spreads across the African continent, several leaders are taking proactive measures to bolster their positions amidst growing ...

Ado AminuSeptember 24, 2021

Kenya bans ‘blasphemous’ film about gay lovers | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: Kenya bans ‘blasphemous’ film about ...

Ado AminuAugust 25, 2021

Nigeria signs military cooperation agreement with Russia, Benin confirms H5N1 avian flu outbreak | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you shouldn’t miss: Nigeria signs military cooperation agreement with Russia Nigeria ...

Ado AminuAugust 9, 2021

U.N Climate Change Report sounds ‘code red for humanity,’ Several soldiers killed in northern Burkina Faso ambush | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you shouldn’t miss: SADC launches military mission as Rwanda helps retake ...

EditorAugust 18, 2017

Why Nigerians need to desperately speak up against hate speeches

by Wareez Odunayo   Over 800,000 people were killed, 250,000 women became victims of sexual violence during the genocide in ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 18, 2017

Africa must solve its own problems – Osinbajo

Addressing journalists in Kigali, Rwandan Capital, after attending the inauguration of President Paul Kagame on Friday, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo said ...

AzeezAugust 6, 2017

The Thread: Why Rwanda’s authoritarian leader cannot be a case study for Africa

Rwandan authoritarian leader, Paul Kagame on was elected for the third time on Saturday in a landslide victory, extending his ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 5, 2017

Rwanda President, Kagame wins Presidential election for the third time

Rwanda’s incumbent leader Paul Kagame has, in a landslide victory, won the presidential elections that granted him a third term ...

ToluJuly 15, 2017

Your favourite Nollywood stars will not be attending | 5 things to expect at the AMAAs tonight

It’s hard to say that this year’s edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards is highly anticipated, because to be ...

Op-ed EditorMay 10, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Emir Sanusi might soon be dethroned + Omojuwa has choice words for those want Buhari to run in 2019 [The Power Tussle Edition]

Every day, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we read their rants, opinions, ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 22, 2017

Cheta Nwanze: Nigeria vs Venezuela, and this is not football

by Cheta Nwaze I am caught up in a major conundrum. I grew up in the 1980s and 1990s, on ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 9, 2017

The Thread: In Africa, here’s how Nigeria is leading from behind

Nigeria is supposed to be the giant of Africa. But is she? Henry Okelue explains why we are deceiving ourselves ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 12, 2016

The narrative of the Rising Africa | Okonjo-Iweala shares insight in TED Talk (WATCH)

“The narrative of a rising Africa is being challenged.” Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance and world renowned economist, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 30, 2015

Opinion: Radio Biafra parallels the origins of the Rwandan genocide

by Ahmed Salkida and Johnson Chinedu Edwin Nnamdi Kalu, the name behind the radio, who is fondly called ‘Director’, has ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 17, 2014

Golden heart foundation to host over 5000 youths at the centenary edition of national youth summit

by Jewel Stephen Golden Heart Foundation is set to host over 5000 youths at the centenary edition of national youth ...

Isime EseneAugust 12, 2014

For International Youth Day! Tanzania’s Meck Khalfan and Nigeria’s Seyi Shay shine on cover of Y! Africa (LOOK)

by Isi Esene Tanzanian Innovator, Meck Khalfan and Nigerian singer, Seyi Shay are the cover stars on the latest issue ...

ifrekeAugust 7, 2014

Why Keshi may not handle Super Eagles for AFCON qualifiers next month

by Mark Bassey The Super Eagles might begin their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying series under a caretaker manager, as ...

July 9, 2014

Opinion: Rwanda – From horror to hope

by Simi Fajemirokun I left Rwanda torn emotionally, on one hand I felt extremely proud and another extremely ashamed.  The ...

July 3, 2014

Garba Shehu: “Jews (Read: Northerners) unwelcome” – The dangers of ethnic/religious profiling

by Garba Shehu Profiling of citizens in accordance with their religion and ethnicity is wrong and condemnable.  As the Nazi leaders ...

May 14, 2014

Opinion: From Rwanda with much love

by Dolapo Aina See you in Rwanda-the land of a thousand hills; a million smiles and a billion opportunities. Rwanda’s ...

February 8, 2014

Woman hacked husband to death with a machete out of fear he would give her AIDS

by Oge Okonkwo A Rwandan woman hacked her husband to death with a machete for fear that he would infect her ...

June 30, 2013

Opinion: I wish your parents were gay

by Saatah Nubari To everybody who supports gay rights, be you a President or anybody, at this juncture I’ll just ...

June 29, 2013

Dele Momodu: If I were President Jonathan

by Dele Momodu The first and most important was that I expected a man who comes from my kind of ...

April 16, 2013

Gbenga Olorunpomi: The Bola Tinubu Colloquium – When a new generation spoke (Y! Politico)

by Gbenga Olorunpomi This time around, the youth took centre stage, while the elderly and experienced listened and marveled. Just ...

March 5, 2013

Opinion: Nigeria’s GDP – Punching below its weight

by Tunji Andrews  Nigeria no longer stands on the that top ten list of “fastest growing countries”. Our 6.5% GDP ...

January 7, 2013

The ‘failure’ of #OccupyNigeria, and where we can go from here (#NewLeadership Series by Chude Jideonwo)

by Chude Jideonwo I am very proud of what Nigerians achieved this time last year, when we came together to ...

December 21, 2012

‘Big boy thingz’: Psquare again jet off to Uganda, enjoy luxury hotels (See photos)

by Akan Ido Psquare continue their ‘big boy’ commute around Africa as they head to Uganda after a successful concert ...

December 14, 2012

Big boys: Psquare flying private jets and counting dollars (PHOTOS)

by Akan Ido Psquare continues to pull the crowd everywhere they headline concerts all over Africa, their latest stop is ...

September 26, 2012

TICKER: Everywhere they go: MTN fined for poor services in Rwanda

Telecommunications giant, MTN, are not having it all rosy presently in Rwanda as the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Agency (RURA) has ...

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