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How the African Continental Free Trade Agreement can succeed

The President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, seems to know exactly how the African Continental Free Trade Agreement can succeed.On Tuesday in the Nigerian capital Abuja, while receiving a visiting...

Face mask: DJ Khaled encourages people everywhere to #WearItForMe

Hip-hop star and Grammy Award-winning producer Khaled Mohamed Khaled, aka DJ Khaled, on Wednesday added his voice to MTN Group’s efforts to raise awareness about the importance of wearing masks to fight the spread of COVID-19.

MTN Group works to build a culture of recognition through its ‘global appreciation week’

MTN Group on Monday launched ‘global appreciation week’, encouraging employees to recognise their colleagues’ efforts – big or small – towards achieving the group’s vision, which is to lead the delivery of a bold, new digital...

Africa’s largest agriculture conference to be held virtually for first time

The African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), Africa’s largest agriculture conference, would be held online for the first time from September 8 to September 11, 2020, amid COVID-19 pandemic.The tenth annual AGRF will...

MTN discusses investing in procurement digitalization in a post-pandemic world

MTN’s Global Sourcing and Supply Chain (GSSC) division, in partnership with Beroe and Espresso LiVE, will be hosting a live webinar on ‘Procurement digitalization in a post-pandemic world’ on Tuesday 8 September 2020. The session will highlight the...

Zimbabwe to return seized farms to white owners

Zimbabwe says it will return seized farms to their white owners. Most of the farms were taken over during violent protests to redress colonial-era land seizures.The farm seizures, which affected about 3500...

MTN Group appoints new audit committee chair and acting GCFO

MTN on Tuesday announced changes to the board of directors of MTN Group, as well as to the board of major subsidiary MTN South Africa.After six years as an independent non-executive director...

Re-elected African Development Bank president Akinwumi Adesina to be sworn in September 1

The newly re-elected President of the African Development Bank Akinwumi Adesina would be sworn into office on Tuesday, September 1.Dr. Adesina was re-elected to serve a second five-year term as President of the...

President Buhari congratulates countryman African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina on re-election

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday congratulated the African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina on re-election."On behalf of the Federal Executive Council and Nigerians in general, President Muhammadu Buhari felicitates with President of...

Akinwumi Adesina re-elected as President of the African Development Bank Group

Akinwumi A. Adesina has been re-elected to serve a second five- year term as President of the African Development Bank Group on Thursday, August 27, 2020 by the Board of Governors of the Bank.

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Nigeria is the most prosperous black nation in the world, President Buhari says

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