Source: Republic of South Africa: The Presidency |

South Africa: President Zuma to Receive Letters of Credence from Heads of Mission-Designate

Venue: Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse, Pretoria

President Jacob Zuma will today, 17 January 2018, receive Letters of Credence and Letters of Recall from Ambassadors and High Commissioners-designate at a credentials ceremony that will take place at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria. The following Heads-designate from thirteen (13) countries will present their letters to the President:…

Source: Federal Republic of Ambazonia |

The Interim Government of Southern Cameroons Condemns the Incommunicado Detention of President Julius AyukTabe and Leaders of His Interim Government in Nigeria

The President and his team have not been granted access to lawyers, family members and have not been seen by any International Organization including the United Nations

Condemns the continuous extra judicial killings, rape, torture and burning down of villages of Anglophone minorities in Cameroon. Barrister Harmony Bobga-Mbuton, University of Nottingham Law Graduate, appointed as Chairman of an Interim Presidential Council to coordinate activities with the Cabinet. Calls on Nigeria and the UN to protect Southern Cameroons…

Source: United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in Lagos |

United Nations Commits to ‘Leave no One Behind’, Unveils SDGs in Braille

Initiated and produced by the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Nigeria, the SDGs in Braille was unveiled on Thursday, 11 January 2018 at the closing ceremony of the One-Week Braille Celebration in Abeokuta, Ogun State

In continuation of its commitment to leaving no one behind in the promotion of Agenda 2030 for sustainable development, the United Nations has unveiled the Braille Version of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Initiated and produced by the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Nigeria, the SDGs in Braille was…

Source: Ringier AG |

Ringier Africa signs pan-African content agreement with The New York Times

Ringier Africa Digital Publishing (RADP) will publish New York Times journalism under its new media brand Pulse in Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria

Ringier Africa Digital Publishing (RADP) (http://Ringier.com) further expands its news and media portfolio by entering into a digital content license agreement with The New York Times News Service (www.NYTimes.com) and Syndicate, the licensing and syndicate division of The New York Times. RADP will publish New York Times journalism under its…

African Leadership
Source: African Leadership |

African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year 2017 Winners

It was a record year for African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year awards as total online votes cast by Africans from all around the world jumped to 288,958 from 85,000 the previous year

The African Leadership Magazine (http://AfricanLeadership.co.uk) Persons of the Year Awards committee has unveiled the winners for different categories in the just concluded polls for the African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year Awards 2017.   The winners who shall be decorated on the 24th February 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa,…

Source: Olagunju, Success Taiwo |

Unicorn Media & Communication: re-inventing media as a whole

Our Aim: Is to expand to four geographic locations of Africa (Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya & Egypt), UK, America, South Korea and Australia

Unicorn Media & Communications (www.UnicornOnlineMedia.com) is a subsidiary of Unicorn Conglomerate in South Africa. We are trying to be the first South African media entity with ten news/media websites, online radio, online television, online library and communications.  Our Vision: Is to re-invent media.  Our Mission: Is to provide uncompromised information, news updates, edutainment, reliable communication, and dependable networks. …

Source: Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) |

Nigerian journalist detained over critical article he didn't write

Daniel Elombah, who is the website's (Opinion Nigeria) chief executive, denied that Elombah had anything to do with the article that police said was the basis for their arrest

Nigerian authorities should immediately release Timothy Elombah, editor of the news website Elombah, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Security forces arrested the journalist at his home in Nnewi, a city in Anambra state, on January 1, 2018, according to his lawyer, Obunike Ohaegbu, and media reports. Timothy Elombah's brother, Daniel, and…

West African International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (WAIPEC)
Source: West African International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (WAIPEC) |

First Programme Content Announced as Industry Shows its Support for the Second West African International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (WAIPEC) 2018

Conference to focus on ‘New ventures in West Africa; driving oil and gas production through innovative strategies’

The organisers of the eagerly anticipated second West African International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference 2018 (WAIPEC) (www.WAIPEC.com), have unveiled an overview of its programme ahead of the event which is returning next month (7-8th February) to the Eko Convention Centre, Lagos, Nigeria. Across the two-day event, the conference programme has…

Federal Republic of Ambazonia
Source: Federal Republic of Ambazonia |

The Interim Government of the Southern Cameroons Condemns and Calls for the Immediate Release of President Julius Ayuk Tabe

The Federal Government of Nigeria has been notified of the incident and it is currently investigating the situation

The Interim Government of the Federal Republic of Ambazonia (https://Ambagov.org) strongly condemns the abduction of President Sisiku Julius Ayuk Tabe and nine other officials by gunmen from la Republic du Cameroun at about 19:30 pm in Nera Hotels, (Ekwueme Road), Abuja Nigeria on January 5, 2018. This criminal abduction happened…

Source: International Organization for Migration (IOM) |

Voluntary Humanitarian Return flights resume January 1 as UN Migration Agency continues efforts to assist migrants in Libya

IOM’s Libya Mission will continue on January 8 chartered flights taking vulnerable migrants detained in Libya back to their homelands

On Monday, 1 January, the UN Migration Agency’s Libya mission chartered its first flight of 2018 under the Voluntary Humanitarian return (VHR) programme, assisting 142 returnees departing from Libya to Gambia. IOM’s Libya Mission will continue on January 8 chartered flights taking vulnerable migrants detained in Libya back to their…