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Zimbabwean socialite and businessman Genius ‘Ginimbi Kadungure’ has died on the spot early Sunday morning in a head-on car accident along Borrowdale Road, in Harare, capital of the South African nation. New Zimbabwe's Alois Vinga gathered from sources that Ginimbi, who owns Pioneer Gas and PIKO Group, was speeding when...
President Emmanuel Macron of France and many other world leaders have congratulated Joe Biden as the President-elect of the United States of America. Macron, in a statement, said: "The Americans have chosen their President. Congratulations @JoeBiden and @KamalaHarris! "We have a lot to do to overcome today’s challenges. Let's work together!" To...
Contrary to some reports, the Director General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Tedros Ghebreyesus, has not tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The clarification was made by WHO through its official Twitter handle, saying: "Contrary to some incorrect reports, @DrTedros hasn't tested positive for #COVID19. He has been identified...
African Development Bank has designated representatives from 80 government institutions, civil society organisations and universities for training as experts in developing climate financing proposals. Following a thorough independent selection process, 80 participants were chosen, with approximately 40 from English-speaking countries and 40 from French and Portuguese-speaking countries. The trainees would pass...
Idowu Sowunmi with agency reports An American citizen abducted last week in Niger has been rescued during a high-risk U.S. military raid in neighbouring Nigeria, officials told ABC News early Saturday. The mission was undertaken by elite commandos as part of a major effort to free the U.S. citizen, Philip Walton,...
President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Goodluck Jonathan Thursday met in Abuja over the political crisis in Mali. Giving updates on the considerable improvement in the management of the crisis in Mali, Jonathan, who is the Special Envoy/Mediator to the West African country, said the mission given to him by...
For effective administrative and operational work and activities at the President's Cabinet Office, African Development Bank Group has announced the appointment of Yacine Fal as the office's Director General effective November 1. Fal, a Senegalese, has been described as a seasoned and results-oriented business development and service delivery professional with...
A meeting with the leadership of Nigeria Police Force and other stakeholders had agreed to meet the demands of the #EndSARS protesters which included halting use of force against demonstrators and unconditional release of arrested Nigerians. The meeting affirmed and described the five-point demands of the protesters and the #EndSARS...
African Development Bank (AfDB) has made case for agro-industrialisation projects by seeking support from Nordic country partners towards adding value to the competitive production of commodities such as cocoa, livestock and cotton in order to leverage the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). Speaking at a webinar held on Thursday...
The #EndSARS protest against the brutality and misconduct of officers of the Nigerian Police Force, especially its tactical unit, Special Anti Robbery Squad, notoriously known as SARS again for the third day gained momentum casing massive gridlock on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The protesters who thronged the streets had earlier caused massive...