China awards $30bn industrialisation fund to Nigeria, others

The Peoples Republic of China has disbursed over $30 billion in funding support to Nigeria and other African countries to drive its cooperation plans...

ECOWAS wants proper integration of air transport as Med-View flies into...

Heads of state within the Economic Communities of West African States have called for more investment in air transport to boost regional growth, as...

West African nations set to import products from $12bn Dangote refinery

West African nations have started putting arrangements in place to enable them import petroleum products from Nigeria’s $12 billion Dangote refinery, barely two years...

Lafarge Africa invests over ₦132m to train truck drivers

Lafarge Africa Plc has said it will be investing over ₦132 million to train hundreds of truck drivers in the country in furtherance of...

Sub-Saharan Africa economy expected to hit 3.4 pct in 2018 from...

Economic growth is expected to rise to 3.4 percent in sub-Saharan Africa next year from 2.6 percent in 2017, the IMF said in a...

Africa’s fashion industry is its best kept treasure, AfDB says

Director of Special Projects, African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Sipho Moyo, has said Africa’s fashion industry was best kept treasure capable of changing the...

Kalu charge African leaders to diversify now or regret later

International businessman, investor and former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu has urged African leaders to embrace economic diversification. He urged them to...

AfDB initiatives aim 513 MT food production across Africa by 2025

The African Development Bank (AfDB)’s new initiative Technologies for African Agriculture initiative will produce 513 million tonnes of additional food across Africa. It will...

S.Africa finance minister attacked for admitting economy in dire position

South Africa's finance minister received some faint praise last week -- not for the economy's performance, but for admitting the country is in a...

AfDB leads fight against Fall Armyworm marching across Africa

When it first arrived Nigeria sometime in 2016 probably from western hemisphere, not many expected it to spread to over 40 countries in Africa...

Nigeria’s Buhari deny monetary union for West Africa

President, Muhamadu Buhari on Tuesday in Niamey, Republic of Niger, urged member countries of the Economic Community of West African States to tread carefully...

Tony Elumelu and the AFRICAPITALISM campaign to eliminate poverty in in...

Few Africans have talked about pan Africanism and made it happen. And one of such people is Tony Elumelu, the self appointed champion of AFRICAPITALISM...

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