Category: Africa

COVID-19: UBA to provide N5b as donation across Africa

  United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) today announced a donation of over 5 billion Naira (USD14 million), through the UBA Foundation, to catalyse a comprehensive...

Rwanda: Kagame hints of sacking more ministers

  Rwandas President Paul Kagame has hinted at firing more ministers in the coming days, accusing them of lying, carelessness and indiscipline. ALSO READ: The danger...

JIFORM releases reports, video, recommends migration language

Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM) has formally released the report of its maiden global migration summit held in Abuja, Nigeria between November 26...

FG ignores Senate, begins visa-on-arrival policy for Africans

  Despite the objections raised by the Senate and reservations expressed by some Nigerians about its visa-on-arrival policy for Africans, the Federal Government has...

FRCN Director, GM bag JIFORM Awards, celebrate your own, Amosu tells media

Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM) on Monday honoured the Director, Lagos Operations of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Prince...

Red alert: US places Nigeria, Sudan, Russia, others on special watch

The United States has placed Nigeria and six other countries on the special watch list of countries that had engaged in or tolerated the severe violation of religious...

Falana wants ECOWAS to punish Beninese president for encouraging smuggling

  Lagos lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, (SAN) has called on the Economic Community for West African Countries (ECOWAS ) to sanction the President of Benin Republic, Patrice...

I’ll quit in 2024 – Kagame

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame says it is possible that he will not be a candidate when next citizens go to the polls in 2024. The 62-year-old was attending a summit...

ADB launches digital market for fashion designers

  The African Development Bank’s (www.AfDB.org) flagship initiative, Fashionomics Africa, has launched the pilot phase of a digital marketplace to help Africa’s...

US to review relationship with Nigeria over Sowore

  United States (US) Senator Robert Menendez has said America will review its relationship with Nigeria over the continued detention and rearrest of Sahara...