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Cameroon: Motorcycle Taxi Protest Paralyzes Yaounde

AOUNDE – Thousands of motorcycle taxi drivers blocked streets in Cameroon’s capital on Tuesday, after city officials barred the bikers from accessing certain commercial and residential areas. Officials say the restrictions are needed for security…




Nigeria: Lagos gives hope to job seekers

Unemployed Nigerians residing in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria may soon find themselves gainfully employed. This is because the Eko Job Center, a private public partnership recruitment and employment initiative has been launched in the nation’s commercial…





Benin: Prof. Albert Tevoedjre, dies at 89

Before that, Tevoedjre chaired the U.N.-affiliated “Millennium for Africa” project, which he initiated in 1998 with the support of Annan. The project aimed to bring together eminent Africans in different fields to reflect on the…