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Tuesday, November 24, 2020
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 West African regional bloc ECOWAS has lifted sanctions it imposed against Mali over military coup that ousted ex-president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in August. According to a statement on Tuesday, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) said it was ending the sanctions. “Heads of state and government have decided...
At Launch Of National Ethics And Integrity Policy, President Buhari Calls For Rediscovery Of Our Cherished Traditional Ethical Values Mali: Ecowas To Deliberate Again On Grey Areas, As Special Envoy, Goodluck Jonathan Briefs President Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that the National Ethics and Integrity Policy “projects government’s...
South Africa's Minister of Defence, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, has been sanctioned for using a state jet for political trip, which is clearly outside official activities permitted for such. The nation's President, Cyril Ramaphosa stated that Mapisa-Nqakula's salary would be docked for three months over her use of state jet for an...
President Muhammadu Buhari participates at Programme of Guinea Bissau National Day Celebration in Bissau on 24th Sep 2020.