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Zuma is on his way out – ANC

South Africa’s Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is holding direct talks with embattled President Jacob Zuma over a transfer of power. Mr Ramaphosa, who heads South Africa’s governing party, said both he and Mr Zuma understood the need for a speedy resolution. He said the pair aims to conclude talks on

Buhari canvasses single African market

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday canvassed for the speedy establishment of a single, unified market structure in Africa to increase trade, create more jobs and reduce poverty. The president made the call while presenting Nigeria’s position in favour of the report on the establishment of a Continental Free Trade Area, CFTA,

China Rejects Claim It Bugged Headquarters It Built For

Beijing dismisses report it put bugs in walls and desks and downloaded data from its servers every night for five years China and the African Union dismissed on Monday a report that Beijing had bugged the regional bloc’s headquarters, which it built and paid for in the Ethiopian capital. French newspaper Le

Bruno Mars Surprises With Grammy Sweep

Bruno Mars, who has revived retro funk and R&B for a new generation, on Sunday swept the Grammy Awards in a surprise snub for the hip-hop world, which had hoped for a major breakthrough on the music industry's biggest night. The industry seized on its annual gala to rally on behalf

FG, AfDB trains 8,317 farmers, processors on rice value chain

The Federal Government says it has so far trained more than 8,000 farmers on rice value chain activities under the Agricultural Transformation Agenda Support Programme (ATASP) Phase 1. The National Coordinator of ATASP-1, Mr Haruna Akwashiki, said this in an interview the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Sunday.He

Kenya opposition to swear-in leader as ‘president’

Kenya opposition to swear-in leader as ‘president’

Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga is planning to have himself sworn in as an alternative president on Tuesday, seen as a final push to challenge Uhuru Kenyatta’s election.Odinga challenged the result of the original August vote winning an unprecedented annulment, but then boycotted the court-ordered re-run in October handing victory