Nigeria’s rice importation drops to 20,000mt
The Federal Government has disclosed that the volume of rice importation dropped from 644,000 tons to 20,000 tons between 2015 and 2017.
Unbundling the dynamics of transition in Africa - Part 3
The imperative for peace-building, especially in post-conflict societies, is another major preoccupation of the book. In fact, with the author’s expansive experience with the United Nations Peace-building Commission...
Grow Africa signs pact with NABG, others to increase investment in Agric
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Grow Africa, William Asiko, who disclosed that the collaboration would bring together different actors in the value chain, said they have agreed to focus on Cassava, Rice and horticulture.
Africa’s integrated high speed rail network
Part of Africa’s Agenda 2063 flagship programmes include the creation of an integrated high-speed train network that connects all African capitals and commercial centres on the continent, facilitating the movement of goods, people and services.
Thabo Mbeki’s xenophobia denialism
Returning to last month’s APRM meeting, Mbeki warned that “To attach this label ‘xenophobic’, results in many instances of us not understanding…what is the source of this issue.”
Africa’s opportunity and reasons for a reset
Reviewing the scope and feasibility of NEPAD or Agenda 2063 did not occupy centre stage in those reports. But two of them offered comments on AU’s scope of work.
Xenophobia attacks: FG wants NEPAD Continental to intervene
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Babachir Lawal, has called on the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Continental to intervene in the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.
Genetically Modified Foods: Concerns over safety, Health
It is known that Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) deployment in Nigeria began at the twilight of the last administration when the National Assembly passed ...