Africa in Motion Film Festival is delighted to announce the final short lists of its annual Short Film Competition. The short films will be screened on Monday 30 October in Edinburgh (at the Filmhouse) and on Tuesday 31 October in Glasgow (at the University of Glasgow). The festival has successfully...
The start of the 2017/18 academic year has seen anxious parents and their wards flood public high schools nationwide to confirm placement in the schools, but indications are that private high schools are seeing little to no activity. Citi News‘ visit to one of the notable private high schools in...
Aisha Alhassan’s endorsement of former vice president Atiku Abubakar for the 2019 presidential race has continued to generate mixed reactions. The latest is coming from a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Preye Aganaba in Bayelsa state. Addressing journalists in Abuja on Thursday, September 7, 2017, Aganaba described Mama...
Kenya’s top court nullified the outcome of last month’s presidential elections, upholding the main opposition’s complaint that President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory was aided by rigging, in a landmark ruling that may reshape the political landscape of East Africa’s largest economy. Kenya’s Independent Electoral & Boundaries Commission “failed, neglected or refused...
Kenya’s main opposition party said the electoral authority failed to heed a court order allowing scrutiny of the body’s computer servers as it seeks to prove this month’s presidential election was rigged. Members of the National Super Alliance waited at the Independent Electoral & Boundaries Commission’s offices until at least...
The office of Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has denied accusations that he; then running mate of the NPP, promised not to borrow when his party comes into office. The Minority has described as shameful, Dr Bawumia’s new position on borrowing. Deputy Minority Leader, James Klutse Avedzi said: “It is shameful...
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari returned home on Saturday after three months of staying in the United Kingdom for medical care. President Buhari left Abuja on May 7 and has stayed in London since then. He had assured Nigerians there was no cause to worry when he left, a second time,...
In a renewed onslaught against Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East, the Nigerian Army has inaugurated special mobile strike force. Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya  Dole, Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, made the announcement on Tuesday at the inauguration of the force at Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri. He said the special strike force was one...
Abubakar Shekau, the wanted leader of Nigeria's terror group, Boko Haram has released a new video. Shekau, who Nigerian Army had claimed to have killed multiple times, released the video on Monday, August 14. Speaking in Arabic, the terror kingpin taunted President Muhammad Buhari, ex-President Goodluck Jonathan and Chief of Army...
The 7th edition of the annual street art festival, CHALE WOTE, has been officially launched amid cultural performances and art exhibitions. The week-long program which is under the theme: ‘WATA MATA’ saw a grand opening with energetic performances from some cultural groups, a procession from Brazil House to Fort James...