AU Membership: Why Africa must stop taking insults from Morocco

Cooperation between Africa and the Arab countries falls within an inter-continental partnership framework. The Fourth Afro-Arab Summit was held on Tuesday, 22nd November, 2016 in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea in Africa. The foundations of the summit were laid in 1977 when the first summit took place in Cairo, Egypt. In March 1977, a political declaration detailing the modalities for cooperation was […]

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African Union Membership: Frustrated Morocco suspects Sabotage by Algeria

By Friday Nwosu Morocco’s long wait for its reinstatement into the African Union maybe taking its toll on the country as she has alleged that there are inside forces within the union delaying her reinstatement into the AU. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for the country, Nasser Bourita had expressed disappointment over the delay in reinstating the country four weeks […]

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Return to AU: King of Morocco on a charm offensive to Rwanda, Tanzania and Ethiopia

By Friday Nwosu The Moroccan Government is leaving no stone unturned in ensuring that the North African country returns to the Africa Union. The country pulled out of the African Union thirty two (32) years ago after the union recognized the independence of Western Sahara which she described as its country’s southern province. The Moroccan Royal Palace had announced on […]

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Africa: “Should Africa Union accept Morocco back after arrogant snubs?”

By Friday Nwosu Morocco is seeking to be readmitted into the African Union thirty two (32) years after the country pulled out of the organization for recognizing the independence of Western Sahara which she described as its country’s southern province. According to huffingtonpost.com, the country has officially submitted its request for reinstatement in the African Union. The country was one […]

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Africa: Top 7 Confraternities in Nigeria and their history as Italy jails 3 Black Axe cultists

For those of you who don’t know how the various cult groups came into being in tetiary institutions in Nigeria, here’s a brief to further broaden your spectrum. Most of the publications I have read on the subject of cultism seem to agree that what is known as “secret cults” in tertiary institutions in Nigeria started when the Pyrates Confraternity […]

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Akinyemi: Blame foreign policy recklessness for Brexit

BolajiAkinyemi is a professor of Political Science and Nigeria’s former minister of External Affairs. Following Thursday’s landmark vote by the British to leave the European Union and the consequent resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron, he told MARCEL MBAMALU, that the calamitous development was caused by immigration crisis that was triggered by UK’s foreign policy recklessness as well as the […]

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Travel in Africa: 11 things influencing travel on the continent

There has never been a more exciting time to be an African, as the continent collectively wakes up to the potential that exists within Africa and rises to overcome the challenges it faces. Sure, on social media we have an onslaught of #DaysYouNeedToRemember, so much so that you could understandably glaze over one for the other – but if there […]

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Africa for Africans through travel, trade

By Christopher Farai Charamba Richard Mullin once said: “The only man I envy is the man who has not yet been to Africa . . . for he has so much to look forward to.” Over the past few years the global perception of Africa has been changing. The Africa rising narrative coupled with the positive growth rates in many […]

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We must open up Africa to Africans if we really want to boost growth

The African Development Bank just launched the Africa Visa Openness Report 2016, and it highlights a huge problem: as Africans, we cannot move easily between our countries. According to qz.com, on average, Africans need visas to travel to 55% of other African countries and can only get visas on arrival in 25% of other countries. This means they can only […]

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