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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Africa set for the green economy

The African Development Bank in partnership with the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) has commissioned the Coalition for Green...

EFCC arrests 94 Nigerian online ‘princes’ at party celebrating their scams

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Monday, October 14, 2019, raided...

CHAMPIONS!!! South Africa beat Kenya to win Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens

South African women on Sunday defeated Kenyans to win the 2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens.

State of emergency declared on Lagos’ dilapidated roads

Lagos State Government has declared a state of emergency on various dilapidated highways and carriages within the State.

President Cyril Ramaphosa: How I’m growing the South African economy

In this week's newsletter, President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa goes into the details. He discusses the ease of doing business...

Nigeria’s opposition missing in action – Opinion by Garba Shehu

Last week, the Nigeria’s senate majority leader reintroduced anti-sexual harassment legislation to parliament, following a serious exposé by the BBC of...

First person to run a marathon in under 2 hours is Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge on Saturday became the first person in history to run a marathon in under two hours.

First Lady Aisha Buhari returns after reports she fled Nigeria to protest against husband’s ‘plans’ to marry second wife

The First Lady of Nigeria, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, returned to the west African country on Sunday after a long holiday...

Our American stories

My American story – Nathasha Pemba

The amazing stories of Africans living in Canada are hardly told in Canada where most people in the news are often...

My American story – Eric Fouh

The amazing stories of Africans living in the United States are rarely told in the United States where most people in the news...

My American story – Nonye Aghanya

The amazing stories of Africans living in the United States are rarely told in the United States where most people in the news...

My American story – Eric Essono Tsimi

The amazing stories of Africans living in the United States are rarely told in the United States where most people in the news...

My American story – Jean-Rene Ella-Menye

The amazing stories of Africans living in the United States are rarely told in the United States where most people in the news...

My American story – Steve Nson

WASHINGTON (TODAY NEWS AFRICA USA) – The amazing stories of Africans living in the United States are rarely told in the United States where...

Business across Africa

Equatorial Guinea signs Lusophone Compact

The African Development Bank and the governments of Equatorial Guinea and Portugal have signed a country-specific memorandum of understanding for the...

Facebook opens small business group operations center in Lagos, Nigeria

Facebook, in partnership with Teleperformance, has announced the opening of its first Small Business Group (SBG) Operations Centre in Lagos, Nigeria,...

Ethiopia welcomes first dedicated tv platform: Ethiosat

For years, Ethiopian television viewers have had to navigate through a plethora of multinational content in a variety of foreign languages...

Equatorial Guinea launches aggressive 2020 investment agenda

In light of the success of the Year of Energy 2019, an initiative of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea which is...

Nigerian excellence celebrated in London at Lux Afrique’s Nigerian independence dinner

This was the fourth annual staging of the event celebrating Nigerian excellence on the global stage. Organized by Lux Afrique, the...

Africa’s key oil and gas territories are making big announcements at Africa Oil Week

As ever, Africa Oil Week will be the place for major national roadshows in the oil & gas sphere. 30 ministries...

Business

International coffee day: Your cup of NESCAFÉ is more than what it is

The story of your NESCAFÉ begins long before it reaches your cup. The tiny coffee bean,...
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GE Healthcare appoints Maria do Rosario Boavida as country leader for Angola

GE Healthcare has announced the appointment of Maria do Rosario Boavida as the Country Leader for Angola. Maria is the first...

Top investment hospitality markets in Africa

Acknowledged as one of the continent’s leading hospitality investment experts, Wayne Troughton of HTI Consulting shared unique insights on the...

Why infrastructure and energy are key to new economic journey in DRC

The country has made strides in achieving political stability and improve its governance to pave way for economic growth and energy...

Four-time world champion Haile Gebrselassie to lead AHIF charity run

Delegates at the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) will have the chance to go running with the Ethiopian Olympic gold medallist...

New report by JLL makes key findings on Africa’s hospitality market

A new report from JLL, the world’s largest professional services firm specialising in real estate, has revealed that people seeking to...

African Development Bank launches $ 2 billion 1.625% global benchmark due 16 September 2022

The African Development Bank, rated Aaa/AAA/AAA (Moody’s/S&P/Fitch, all stable), has launched and priced a US$ 2 billion 3-year Global Benchmark bond...

Latest News

Retired director at Nigeria anti-drug trafficking agency NDLEA refuses to hand over

Concerned officers of the Nigerian National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have called for the immediate arrest of the retired director...

Separatist fighters kidnap 3 students in Cameroon’s restive region

Gunmen alleged to be members of one of Cameroon’s armed separatist movements abducted three students on their way to school on...

Ghana’s Inspector General of Police urges inmates to watch Prophet T.B. Joshua’s Emmanuel TV

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) of Ghana, James Oppong-Boanuh, has advised prison inmates to watch Emmanuel TV, the television station of...

No survivor found as cargo plane crashes in Congo with presidential staff on board. Some fear coup attempt

A cargo plane carrying presidential staff crashed in eastern Congo on Thursday, and all the eight passengers and crew on board...

Royal Air Maroc flight lands in Nigeria with baggage door wide open

A Royal Air Maroc flight landed at the Murtala Muhammed international airport in the commercial city of Lagos on Friday morning...

President Buhari demands tougher action against increasing sexual assault in Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari says that stricter laws are needed to prevent girls from being abused in our schools.In his reaction to...

Africa celebrates Nobel Peace Prize won by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali

Africa is celebrating the Nobel Peace Prize won by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali for his efforts to achieve peace...

Nigeria

Nigeria is third largest recipient of foreign direct investments in Africa, according to Ernst&Young

The great news was celebrated by supporters and agents of President Muhammadu Buhari in a statement sent...

Muhammadu Buhari’s cabal against Aisha Buhari – Opinion by Fredrick Nwabufo

I have always assumed that ‘’the cabal’’ or the kitchen cabinet in any administration exists at...

EFCC arrests 94 Nigerian online ‘princes’ at party celebrating their scams

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Monday, October 14,...

State of emergency declared on Lagos’ dilapidated roads

Lagos State Government has declared a state of emergency on various dilapidated highways and carriages within...

Interpol to partner with Nigeria’s EFCC on maritime security

The Nigerian Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is to collaborate with the Interpol to promote...

Culture

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Africa celebrates Nobel Peace Prize won by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali

Africa is celebrating the Nobel Peace Prize won by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali for his efforts to achieve peace...

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali wins Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali for his efforts to achieve peace with...

Boris Johnson, Brexit and Africa – Opinion by Adedeji Adejobi

With heightened fury over Brexit and politicking, a London Lawyer and Principal, Ennon & Co Solicitors, Adedeji Adejobi, lends his share of voice to the...
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Lifestyle Magazine

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali wins Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali for his efforts to achieve peace with neighboring Eritrea.The Nobel committee said Mr. Ahmed won the 2019...

Boris Johnson, Brexit and Africa – Opinion by Adedeji Adejobi

With heightened fury over Brexit and politicking, a London Lawyer and Principal, Ennon & Co Solicitors, Adedeji Adejobi, lends his share of voice to the...

Buhari ties high cost of governance in Nigeria to massive corruption, vows to fight back

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday hosted members of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) at State House, Abuja, promising to...

37-year old Cameroonian dies in U.S. immigration custody

A 37-year old Cameroonian immigrant identified by news reports as Nebane Abienwi who was en route to the United States to...

Cameroon seeks nearly $650 million seaport construction loan from China as U.S. warns against money from Beijing

Cameroon is once again soliciting hundreds of millions of dollars from China at a time the United States is warning that...

Video News

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Nigeria is third largest recipient of foreign direct investments in Africa, according to Ernst&Young

The great news was celebrated by supporters and agents of President Muhammadu Buhari in a statement sent to TODAY NEWS AFRICA USA...

Muhammadu Buhari’s cabal against Aisha Buhari – Opinion by Fredrick Nwabufo

I have always assumed that ‘’the cabal’’ or the kitchen cabinet in any administration exists at the pleasure of the president...

Africa set for the green economy

The African Development Bank in partnership with the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) has commissioned the Coalition for Green Capital (CGC) to...

EFCC arrests 94 Nigerian online ‘princes’ at party celebrating their scams

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Monday, October 14, 2019, raided a Osogbo-based nightclub...

CHAMPIONS!!! South Africa beat Kenya to win Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens

South African women on Sunday defeated Kenyans to win the 2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens.

State of emergency declared on Lagos’ dilapidated roads

Lagos State Government has declared a state of emergency on various dilapidated highways and carriages within the State.
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Cameroon seeks nearly $650 million seaport construction loan from China as U.S. warns against money from Beijing

Cameroon is once again soliciting hundreds of millions of dollars from China at a time the United States is warning that...

World Bank says global uncertainty continues to slow growth in Africa’s economies

Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa remained slow through 2019, hampered by persistent uncertainty in the global economy and the slow pace of...

Egypt, Morocco and Nigeria strengthen ties

President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has called for closer ties between Nigeria and Egypt and also with Morocco.

Investigation links global oil giants and influential westerners to South Sudan war

A global link of facilitators, benefactors and influencers who benefit, directly or indirectly, from the war in South Sudan, has been...

Business

New report by JLL makes key findings on Africa’s hospitality market

A new report from JLL, the world’s largest professional services firm specialising in real estate, has revealed that people seeking to...

African Development Bank launches $ 2 billion 1.625% global benchmark due 16 September 2022

The African Development Bank, rated Aaa/AAA/AAA (Moody’s/S&P/Fitch, all stable), has launched and priced a US$ 2 billion 3-year Global Benchmark bond...

African Development Bank: Creating new jobs would require innovative thinking

Innovative thinking about Africa’s conventional employment issues is what marks the African Development Bank’s new policy research document “Creating Decent Jobs:...
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Africa’s tech and finance leaders in Washington D.C. for second Africa Fintech Summit

Tech and finance leaders, policy makers, and investors from across Africa and the United States are...

Full transcript: World Bank Group Opening Press Conference by President David Malpass at the 2019 Spring Meetings

World Bank Group President David Malpass 2019 Spring Meetings Press Conference in Washington, DC, United States

PHOTO NEWS: 2019 IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings – Fiscal Monitor briefing

CATHY PATTILLO, Assistant Director, Fiscal Affairs Department of the International Monetary Fund, addresses journalists on the...

In Tunisia, North Africa, drones are now being used by farmers

In the North African country of Tunisia, drones are now being used by farmers. And although...

Business

Oloibiri Health Program advancing sustainable healthcare in Nigeria

The first phase of the Oloibiri Health Program (OHP) was recently inaugurated and comprises of the remodelled General Hospital, Kolo; Water...

With new App, DHL expands e-shopping in Africa to 34 countries

Since its initial introduction in April of this year, the DHL Africa eShop app has seen its user base grow rapidly, and...

Aleph Hospitality signs franchise agreement for new Protea Hotel by Marriott in Kenya

Dynamic independent hotel management company Aleph Hospitality has signed a franchise agreement with global hotelier Marriott International for a new Protea...

New book “billions at play” details Africa’s vast oil and gas opportunities

Leading African energy attorney NJ Ayuk is confident that a more equitable and prosperous Africa is within reach. He outlines the...

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