Africa

Ooni pays tributes to Oyawoye, Africa’s first professor of geology

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, says the Yoruba race is fortunate to have the likes of Prof. Mosobalaje Oyawoye, Africa’s first professor of geology. The monarch spoke on Saturday in Ibadan at the launch of a book written by Oyawoye and entitled: ‘Path of Destiny: An Auto Biography of Professor Mosobalaje Olaloye Oyawoye.’’ […]

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116 Nigerians trapped in Libya slave camps to be repatriated soon, says Dabiri-Erewa

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, says that 116 of the Nigerian migrants trapped in Libya slave camps would be repatriated home soon. Dabiri-Erewa said this in a statement by her media aide, Abdur-Rahman Balogun on Sunday in Abuja. She said that the Federal Government and […]

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JUST IN: Buhari elected new Chairman of ECOWAS

President Muhammadu Buhari was Tuesday in Lome elected the new Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). The President’s election was one of the high points of the 53rd Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS which held […]

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Lagos is the safest city in Africa, Ambode says

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has said that the greatest achievement of his administration was the protection of lives and property of residents of the state. The Governor also enthused that Lagos State has become one of the safest cities in Africa even as the state has invested over ₦20 billion on security in […]

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Killing of Nigerians, others in South Africa not deliberate – Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa on Wednesday declared that the killing of Nigerians and other foreign nationals in the country was an act of criminality, not specifically targeted at Nigerians. Ramaphosa faces the Nigerian media: says killings in South Africa not specifically targeted at Nigerians. He gave the explanation while addressing state House correspondents […]

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FG to discuss security of Nigerians living in S/Africa with Ramaphosa

Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama says issue of security of Nigerians living in South Africa will be part of discussion as its President, Cyril Ramaphosa, visits Nigeria on Wednesday. Onyeama told newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday that South African President Ramaphosa would arrive in Abuja for a working visit to Nigeria. He said that the […]

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DATAEUM rated 5/5 by top ICO listing!

DATAEUM (https://DATAEUM.io), the first Blockchain-based platform using crowdsourcing for data generation received a 5/5 rating from the icobench’s ico analyzer bot, Benchy. Thirty seven days to their pre sale ICO, DATAEUM is positioned to be the most revolutionary blockchain platform that will make sense to non-techies. Dataeum aims to break all barriers by revolutionizing data […]

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The mirage of Djibouti’s economic success

EXX Africa (www.ExxAfrica.com) published a special report on the country’s investment outlook on 24 May 2018. At first sight, Djibouti seems to be an attractive investment destination in an otherwise troubled Horn of Africa region. The country’s apparent political stability is assured by the presence of multiple foreign military bases and relatively low exposure to regional […]

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Fall Armyworm Tech Prize: Highest Number of Entries from Africa

Nesta (www.Nesta.org.uk), on behalf of Feed the Future (https://goo.gl/dsQfx6), today announced that 228 applications were received, mostly from Africa, for the global Fall Armyworm Tech Prize (http://FallArmyWormTech.Challenges.org). The Prize aims to find digital solutions to identify, track and protect crops from the pest, which has devastated agricultural produce across the continent. Over 80% of the […]

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Africans want the continent to #BreakFree from fossil fuels

Today, Africa Day, citizens and communities in almost 20 countries across the African continent are gathering, taking to the streets and actively blocking the fossil fuel economy as part of a continent-wide day of action. By joining the Break Free movement, regular citizens and activists from communities across Africa will call on governments and business […]

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The African Development Bank and the Global Green Growth Institute partner to fast-track Green Growth in Africa

The African Development Bank  (www.AfDB.org) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) (www.GGGI.org) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Friday on the sidelines of the African Development Bank Group’s Annual Meetings in Busan, (https://am.AfDB.org/en) to promote programs, projects, joint studies and research activities to accelerate green growth options for African countries. The African Development Bank […]

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APO Group is recruiting a Freelance Community Manager (Rugby) in Kenya to cover the 2018 Rugby Africa Gold Cup

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the main Official Partner of World Rugby’ African association, Rugby Africa, is recruiting a Freelance Community Manager (Rugby) in Kenya to cover the 2018 Rugby Africa Gold Cup, in order to post live during the games. Candidate must have proven experience in community management and live social network animation during events to […]

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