Africa

USAID Trains Africans From 7 Countries To Boost Africa-U.S. Trade

The United States Agency for International Development’s West Africa Trade and Investment Hub (Trade Hub) has trained coordinators from seven West African countries to assist businesses with the processes and documentation required for exporting to the United States under...

Camair, Cameroon’s Flag Carrier, Now IOSA Certified, Joins IATA

Cameroon’s flag carrier, Camair, is now the latest member of International Air Transport Association, having passed what is considered in aviation as the gold standard for airline operational audits. The Cameroonian airline has passed the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA)....

Explore Dialogue To Resolve Political Crisis, Buhari Urges Burundians

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday urged the people and Government of Burundi to explore dialogue in resolving the current political differences in the country. Receiving the former Burundian President, Mr. Pierre Buyoya, at the State House, President Buhari said Nigeria...

Nigeria’s Power: Ugandan Team Understudies Sokoto’s Health Policies

A medical team from Uganda is visiting Sokoto to study the Nigerian state's success in the application, management and control of misoprostol, the drug used in stopping women bleeding during child birth. Sokoto's use of the drug has been hailed...

FAAN Says Airports Under Construction Will Increase Capacity, As ICAO President Visits

The new international terminals under construction in Lagos, Abuja, Port-Harcourt, Kano and Enugu will increase capacity and improve passenger experience at Nigerian airports, the Managing Director of Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said at the weekend. Mr. Saleh Dunoma...

Political Stability, Key To Fighting Terrorism In West Africa, Says VP Osinbajo

Political stability in the West African sub-region is an important element in the fight against Boko Haram and insurgency, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Saturday. Mr. Osinbajo was speaking in Niamey, Niger Republic, at the inauguration of President Mahamadou...

‘Dreams From My Roots’ Photo Exhibition: A Foray Into Nigeria’s Past

Dreams From My Roots, a solo photo exhibition by Ayodele Ojo aimed at promoting Nigeria's rich cultural heritage through architecture and design and remembering the influence of the European style detailing on African architecture during colonial era, has come and gone, but...

Buhari Eats Own Words As Nigeria Returns Petrol Subsidy

After repeatedly denying that the previous government was paying fuel subsidy and also denying that fuel subsidy even existed, the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has eaten its own word. The Punch reported that the Federal Government on Saturday recommenced...

The Purpose Of Nations, By Pastor Sunday Adelaja

Part One PELEG… This is a word that might be unknown to even some of the most ardent students of the Bible. Graduates of schools of theology, seminaries and Bible schools might not have a clue into the meaning and...

God Willing, I Will Move Nigeria Upward As Quickly As Possible, Buhari Pledges In D.C.

President Muhammadu Buhari declared on Saturday that his administration is "determined to get things done properly this time" and "God willing, we shall succeed". The President said his administration is fully committed to correcting the errors that have hindered Nigeria’s...

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Akinwumi Adesina to step back as African Development Bank agrees to probe him again after Trump administration pressures

The African Development Bank’s board has agreed to open a fresh independent investigation of its President Akinwumi...

Nigeria’s SERAP writes Buhari to provide spending details and audit of ‘fresh’ $5.513 billion loan

The Nigerian Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information request to President Muhammadu Buhari requesting him...

African Development Bank approves €88 million ($98 million) loan for Senegal to respond to COVID-19

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank on Friday approved a loan of 88 million euros to Senegal, hit hard...

IMF Executive Board Approves FY 2021-FY 2023 Medium-Term Budget

On April 27, 2020, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved the IMF’s administrative and capital budgets for...

Former African presidents release joint statement backing embattled African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina

In an unprecedented move, former African heads of state and government released a jointly signed letter on Friday, backing the embattled...

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