Tag: Boko Haram

Ivory Coast is among the countries of West Africa that will have a promising economic growth in spite of the break out of the Ebola virus disease, the murderous attacks by the Islamic sect, Boko Haram, and the fall of the rates of the petroleum products. The government has just announced that they have planned a 9.4 % economic growth and a 1 ...
The creation of an intelligence service connected with the African Union is one of the great decisions taken in Malabo (Equatorial Guinea) during the 12th conference of the Committee of Intelligence and Security of Africa (CISA). The new entity will allow the African continent fighting efficiently against internal and extreme threats. The re ...
The 47th summit of the heads of State and government of the ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) ended last Tuesday in Accra with the election of the Senegalese president Macky Sall at the head of the institution. President Macky Sall so succeeds to his Ghanaian counterpart John Mahama Dramani. The latter was confronted during ...
Millions of people expressed their happiness on Tuesday evening on social networks when the Nigerian army announced on Twitter that they released 200 girls and 93 women during a military operation to take the Sambisa forest back from Boko Haram armed forces. The troops took back and destroyed three camps of the armed group. A shower of tweet ...
The American magazine, Time, published on 16th April its ranking of the world 100 most influential personalities. Only six Africans appear on the list divided in five categories (the Titans, Leaders, Pioneers, Icons and Artists). The Nigerian novelist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, is the unique African listed in the category "Artists". She appe ...
He is considered as the new strong man of Nigeria who will put an end to corruption, insecurity and other troubles that endanger the country. Only just elected at the end of a ballot appreciated by the whole world, the new president of Nigeria, a former General, Muhammadu Buhari is committed Wednesday "to free the nation from terror by the I ...
The suspens will not last long. The first results of the presidential election in Nigeria give Muhammadu Buhari winner. The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) arrives first with 53,24 % of the votes in front of the outgoing president, Goodluck Jonathan (45, 67 %) according to figures published by the BBC site. The victory of Mu ...
Josiane Ki was crowned Miss University 2015, a beauty competition that henceforth acts as Miss of the Faso. Between fashion show and dance, 18 candidates coming from various universities, high schools and secondary schools of Burkina, competed in beauty, elegance, charm and skills. It was during a prestigious evening which took place last Sa ...
The Nigerian Nobel prize of literature, Wole Soyinka, is one of the Nigerian personalities who seldom express themselves on the national current events. And if he decides to do it, it implies that the situation is explosive. In fact, in front of the exactions by the Islamist sect, Boko Haram, the Nigerian writer thoroughly criticized the Pre ...
The West African countries leaders appreciated the postponement of the general elections in Nigeria, calling on all political actors to respect the decision from the electoral commission of this country, declared on Monday in a press release from the commission of the Economic Community of the West African States (ECOWAS). The regional block ...
The 24th summit of the Heads of States and Governments of the African Union (AU) opens on Friday, 30th January in the Ethiopian capital town, Addis Ababa. About fifteen Heads of States takes part in this meeting among whom the South African, Jacob Zuma, the Cameroonian, Paul Biya, the Chadian, Idriss Deby, the inhabitant of Niger, Mahamadou ...
From day to day, the Islamism sect, Boko Haram, becomes more radical with an increasing number of civil and military victims in Nigeria and Cameroon. According to several international organizations for Human Rights protection, at least 2000 deaths were registered within one week in the localities crossed by these murderers of the sect based ...
The international organization, Pax Africana, revolts against the multiple massacres committed by the Islamic sect, Boko Haram, in the North of Nigeria and Cameroon since its creation in 2002. In an declaration entitled "horror at our doors", the institution managed by the former Secretary General of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), Ede ...
The wealthiest persons of Africa are safe from the multiple crises that threaten the continent (disease, political instability…). According to the last ranking by Forbres magazine, the incomes of the 50 biggest fortunes of Africa got a growth of 6,7 % with regard to the year 2013. Unsurprisingly, the Nr1 of the list has not changed. The Nige ...
As several African countries, Cameroon has met economic growth. The Prime Minister, Philemon Yang, indicated before the members of Parliament that the GDP growth of Cameroon in 2014 is estimated at 5,8 % and the government counts on a growth of 6,3 % in 2015. Xinhua agency reported that according to the Prime Minister, the performance of Cam ...
At the end of a tripartite meeting between the Congolese Head of State, Denis Sassou-Nguesso, the archbishop of Brazzaville, Mgr. Anatole Milandou and the Chairman of imams of France, Hassen Chaghoulmy, it was decided the next organization of a world forum on peace in Brazzaville. The purpose is to find solutions to security problems known o ...
Today, the number of women in the world is higher than that of men. Educating then a girl is to educate a whole nation. Well, the First lady of the United States understood this assertion. On the last day of the United States / Africa summit in Washington, Michelle Obama thus invited her African counterparts "to fight" so that girls of th ...
The brand new conference Palace of Sipopo in Malobo (Equatorial Guinea) is crowded. The country is welcoming the 23rd summit of the heads of States and governments of the African Union (AU) which works start on Thursday. Boko Haram, the Lake District, Sahel and the Central Republic of Africa will be on the agenda of the discussions. These ...
Scene of numerous attacks attributed to the terrorist group Boko Haram since numerous months, the North of Nigeria could soon get stability.   The wealthiest Nigerian Aliko Dangote, intends to invest 2,3 billion dollars in this region of the country to counter the terrorist group.   The billionaire announced his intention ...
As Africa Top Success announced it earlier, voices are raised for the release of school girls taken hostage by Boko Haram group. After Barack Obama and Magic System group of Ivory Coast, it is now the turn of the Beninese star Angelique Kidjo and Michelle Obama, the first lady of ths USA. "Bring back our girls", is the sentence used on the ...
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