Category: Africa

Fashola

African Union Transatlantic Road Network: Putting the records straight

By Temitope Ajayi The African Union and ECOWAS both have continental and sub-regional highways that connect the continent by network of roads. Each member states will...

Buhari

Wailers, eat your heart out, borders remain closed till 2020 – Buhari

  The Federal Government has extended the deadline for the first phase of the border closure exercise, otherwise codenamed ‘Ex-Swift Response’ till the 31st of...

Volkswagen begins tests-run of electric cars in Rwanda

The electric car revolution seems to have started in Africa with car maker Volkswagen,concluding plans to launch a pilot project in Rwanda to test the viability of...

SERAP

Xenophobia: ACommission to ‘take appropriate action’ on SERAP’s request to sue South Africa for $10bn

  There is prospect Nigerian victims of xenophobic attacks in South Africa may soon get some justice, as Ms Soyata Maiga, Chairperson, African Commission on Human...

Kwara to partner AfDB on infrastructure devt, women empowerment

  Kwara State Government has opened talks with the African Development Bank (AfDB) on various areas of partnership, including road construction, small and medium...

AfCTA will go on without Nigeria, says Obasanjo

A former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, said on Monday that the African Free Continental Trade Area (AfCTA) Agreement will not be hindered by Nigeria’s...

Internet

Community networks key to connecting Africa, says Internet Society

The Internet Society (http://www.InternetSociety.org) in partnership with the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) (https://www.APC.org) and Zenzeleni...

Africa holds the key to prevent global hunger-Professor Akinwunmi Adesina

The African Development Bank, which he leads, envisions a food secure continent which uses advanced technologies, creatively adapts to climate change, and develops a...