Category: Africa

ERA/FOEN, four others advocate sustainable energy in Africa

The need to reduce climate obstacles and other environmental issues within the mother earth of Africa has been recently opted for by five strategic environmental groups...

Regional Maritime Bank: Transport ministers from West, Central Africa meet

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has met his West and Central Africa counterparts to deliberate on the establishment of a Maritime bank for the sub region....

Big tobacco wants African countries to do its bidding

By Leonce Dieudonné Sessou, Executive Secretary, African Tobacco Control Alliance (ATCA) There was a time when tobacco companies could market their deadly and addictive...

Access Bank places African commercial banks on global map with sustainability certification

As the sustainability leader in Africa, Access Bank PLC was invited to participate in the Sustainability Certification under the Sustainability Standards and...

Africa’s digital economy to grow to$180b by 2025 – Google, IFC

  Africa’s Internet economy has the potential of reaching $180 billion or 5.2 per cent of the continent’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2025, according to a...

FEC ratifies Nigeria’s membership of African Free Trade Zone

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has ratified Nigeria’s membership of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement Wednesday in Abuja. Minister of Information...

Cote D’Ivoire: Quattara may go Gbagbo’s way as voters await presidential election result

  There is tension in Cote D’Ivoire, one of Africa’s major French-speaking countries, where another commotion in the making once again, some 10 years after...

JIFORM Summit participants call on African leaders to deliver on good governance to stop dehumamisation of Africans in other continents

  The second international migration summit by the Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM) ended on Friday at the Pensioners FM, Ibadan, Oyo State with a...

MTN named most valuable African brand

…Worth US$3,3 billion   MTN Group is pleased to announce that it has been named the most valuable African brand in the Brand Finance Africa 150 2020 ranking,...

Construction of rail to Niger Rep: Waste of scarce resources – TUC

  The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria has described the Federal Government’s approval for the construction of a rail line linking Nigeria to Niger Republic as a...