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African Union calls for more funds to close continent’s infrastructure gap

The 29th Oversight Committee (OC) meeting of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF) Special Fund held at the headquarters of the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, has ended with...

French Kwik app on Appstore and Google Play taking Nigerian market by storm

Launched on 26 June 2019 on both Apple Appstore and Google Play by the French start-up Africa Delivery Technologies, the Kwik app aspires to quickly become the Number 1 of last-mile delivery services in Nigeria.

Nigeria agrees to sign the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the recommendations of the Presidential Committee on the Impact and Readiness Assessment of the African Continental Free Trade Area, AfCFTA, agreement. By this, he will be signing the...

Africa Hotel Investment Forum expected to generate millions of dollars for Addis and billions for Africa

An independent assessment by the international tourism advisory expert, Martin Jansen van Vuuren, a partner at Futureneer Advisors , has quantified the significant economic benefits to host countries of the influential Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF).

African development fund improving the lives of millions in Africa

Established to provide concessional buffer to needy economies on the continent, the African Development Fund (ADF), is not only facilitating rapid rollout of development projects, but its investments continue to transform and sustain lives, beneficiaries say.

How digital disruption is driving trends in physical retail décor

World-leader in imaging solutions, Canon, explains the importance of the settings and ambiences of physical shops as they become more than just a buying space, an opportunity for the brands to build and maintain relationships with...

Standard Chartered accelerates momentum of its digital strategy across Africa

The Standard Chartered on Friday announced yet another multi-market launch of its digital bank in Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe as part of its digital transformation strategy in Africa. The next wave of digital-only banks follows launches...

Africa is ready for the blue economy

The prospect of a fully sustainable blue economy for Africa gathered significant momentum following the second Africa Blue Economy Forum ABEF2019 held in Tunis on 25-26 June.Fishing, aquaculture, shipping, ports, energy and...

Why Nigeria rejects the Africa Continental Free Trade Area Agreement – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday Nigeria was not ready to accept the Africa Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA) because it will have positive and negative effects on Nigeria and West Africa.

Chinese energy companies push for mining, oil and gas assets in Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea Ronda has received great interest from public and private Chinese companies to invest in Equatorial Guinea and explore opportunities in oil & gas and minerals at the upcoming EG Ronda Licensing Round meetings in...
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Full list of commissioners and advisers appointed by Lagos Governor

Here is the full list of commissioners and special advisers appointed by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu
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Three months after inauguration, Nigeria’s ‘baba-go-slow’ will finally swear in ministers on Wednesday

The two-day retreat hosted by President Muhammadu Buhari came to an end on Tuesday, with a charge from the President to...

Nigerian Supreme Court declines Atiku’s request to access INEC’s central server that would have shown massive fraud

The lawyer for Atiku Abubakar, the main opposition candidate in the 2019 presidential election in Nigeria, has reacted to the Supreme...

German expertise behind West Africa’s first LNG storage and regasification plant

German companies ESC Engineers and Noordtec worked closely with Equatoguinean contractor Elite Construcciones on the design, development and construction of the...

Equatorial Guinea driving the gas business in Africa

Equatorial Guinea made yet another step closer to becoming a gas hub for Africa on Tuesday as it inaugurated the first...