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NEW! Africell launches first 3G smart feature phone to run on KaiOS

Africell, one of the leading African telecommunications operators, on Wednesday, announced the launch of their first 3G smart feature phone, afriphone, powered by KaiOS, the leading mobile operating system for smart feature phones.

European Investment Bank announces $1.1 billion lending program for women entrepreneurs in Africa

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced a $1.1 billion lending program to support women entrepreneurs in Africa.EIB Vice President, Ambroise Fayolle, also revealed that the bank has signed three further agreements...

Photo News: African leaders at Future Investment Initiative in Saudi Arabia

President Muhammadu Buhari  of Nigeria with President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger and President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya at  plenary session on ‘‘What’s Next for Africa’’ on the second day of the Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh, the...

Igbo, Yoruba, Hausa, others should use their cultural differences for national unity not division – VP Osinbajo

Harnessing the power in Nigeria’s diverse, but fascinating cultures as a major basis for national unity would help the country prevail over the challenges confronting it and spur national development, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

Russia-Africa summit advocates promotion of Russian culture among foreign youth

The session ‘Promotion of Russian Culture Among Foreign Youth’ was held at the Building Trust Area during the Russia–Africa Economic Forum. The programme operator is the Innosocium Foundation – the social platform of the Roscongress Foundation.

Russia-Africa summit: What they said on special economic zones cooperation

The Russia-Africa summit in Sochi has come to an end with a sea of African leaders and the Russian elite, including President Vladimir Putin in attendance.Below are the key takeaways by top stakeholders...

Digital transformation of Africa looms large at Russia–Africa forum

Digitalization is an integral component of the modern world. The transition to e-documentation could significantly simplify most processes. Online interaction with the public makes the majority of public services more accessible, not to mention improvements in...

Participants in Russia–Africa Economic Forum to Search for Common Ground in Large-Scale Housing Construction Projects

Housing construction is an industry that inevitably develops alongside economic growth. The lack of housing and the quality of housing are among the most pressing problems in most African countries today. Participants in the Russia–Africa Economic...

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 experience the American dream has died while in custody of the US Immigration and Customs...
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Immediate past Speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara goes back to school in London

The immediate past Speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives Yakubu  Dogara has gone back to...
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SEE IT: Nine-year-old child genius to graduate university. And he’s studying….Wait for it.. electrical engineering

It is not science fiction or an imaginative story from a movie. It's really happening. A child prodigy from Belgium is on course...

Op-ed – World Bank Group President David Malpass : The learning crisis requires a new approach

For most children, turning 10 is an exciting moment. They’re learning more about the world and expanding their horizons. But too...

Buhari’s security forces planning to “kill” New York-based Nigerian journalist and publisher Omoyele Sowore – Report

Under the orders of President Muhammadu Buhari, a radical former military dictator turned democrat, Nigerian security forces are planning to kill...

Atiku rallies support for PDP in Bayelsa, Kogi; demands free, fair polls

Former  Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, requests the people  of Bayelsa and Kogi States to take serious interest in the...

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