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Wednesday, October 21, 2020
African Energy Chamber has announced the appointment of some prominent experts in the oil and gas industry into its Regulatory Affairs Committee to serve on its Advisory Board for 2020 and 2021. The experts so appointed include: Regional CTO, Strategy and Innovation at Microsoft, Jovita Nsoh; Associate Attorney, Centurion Law...
African Development Bank Group has announced the appointment of Wambui Gichuri as Acting Vice President (Agriculture, Human and Social Development) effective July 5. Wambui joined the African Development Bank Group in 2018 as Director, Water Development and Sanitation. She currently oversees the bank’s water sector programme of over $ 4.5...
The United States says efforts are now underway to develop plans and options to relocate U.S. Africa Command headquarters and forces from Germany. This was contained in a statement by the command on Friday, stating that the relocation is in response to President Donald Trump's direction. As part of the U.S....
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Mali on a one-day visit aimed at finding a political solution to the crisis in the country. The President’s arrival was confirmed in a tweet by his personal assistant on new media, Mr Bashir Ahmad. According to an earlier statement by the Special Adviser...
Idowu Sowunmi President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday said Nigeria would stand solidly behind Dr. Akinwumi Adesina in his bid to get re-elected as President of the African Development Bank (AfDB). The President stated this at State House in Abuja, while hosting Adesina on a courtesy visit. According to him, “In 2015, when you...
President Nana Akufo Ado of Ghana has endorsed a proposal for the establishment of a Nigeria-Ghana Business Council to be established by law in both countries. The Ghanaian leader has also suggested the setting up of a joint ministerial committee between the two countries that would "shepherd" issues between Ghana...
Military targets in southern Syria have been attacked by Israeli fighter jets and combat helicopters hours after “thwarting” an infiltration attempt by suspected Hezbollah militants from Syria. In a statement acknowledging strikes in neighbouring Syria, the Israeli Defence Force (IDF) said the targets included “observation posts and intelligence-collection systems, anti-aircraft...
Ghanaian government has responded to the allegations contained in a statement by the Minister of Culture and Information, Lai Mohammed, accusing the West African country of treating Nigerians unfairly. Ghana, in a line-by-line statement by the Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, gave what the country described as "a more...
Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday disclosed that the world's first vaccine against the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) would be registered in his country in a few days. Putin, who stated this on his Facebook page, explained that Russian scientists have passed necessary test stages and proved the safety and effectiveness of...
Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and South Korea’s Yoo Myung-hee, are the two candidates, out of five, who made the final round of the selection process for the top job of Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Reports stated that the trio of United Kingdom’s Liam Fox, Kenya’s Amina Chawahir...