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By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) When nearly 200 government and business leaders from around the globe signed the Paris Agreement in December 2015, they did more than commit to cutting greenhouse gas emissions to combat climate change. They also called upon developed countries to help with the considerable funding,…
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HE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad Al Muraikhi met Sunday with HE Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the country Amr Kamal El-Din El-Sherbiny. During the meeting, bilateral cooperation relations between the two countries were reviewed. Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The State…
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MFS Africa is acquiring Baxi to expand its network into Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy and perhaps its most fintech dynamic market. Nigeria is also the largest remittance market in Africa representing one-third of intra-Africa remittance flows, and is home to the largest number of SMEs. Verdant Capital (https://Verdant-Cap.com) views the two businesses as highly complimentary:  Baxi…
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By Roger Long, Director of Valuation & Advisory Services, Broll Property Group (www.broll.co.ke) The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic not only affected people and communities, but also impacted commercial property values across the world. This report looks at the effect of the pandemic on property values in Africa, with a special focus on select countries.…
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Today is United Nations Day, marking 76 years since the Organization was founded to promote universal ideals for the betterment of humanity in the wake of World War II. As conflict, COVID-19 and displacement continue in the world’s youngest nation, South Sudan, UN personnel in Bentiu, Unity state, came together to plant trees in eight…
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Download logoProminent personalities and members of the board of directors of the prestigious Brenthurst-Oppenheimer Foundation paid a visit, while in Morocco, to the Regional cooperative of "Beni Antar" in the town of Ounagha (Essaouira province), to discover the value of the argan tree, this endemic tree whose dynamics and legitimacy of all its virtues have been enshrined by a World Day, celebrated…
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Twenty-seven Jubaland State officials have completed a five-day training held in Kismayo on the protection of civilians and the prevention of sexual and gender-based violence, and conflict-related sexual violence. “We are aware that within a given time, AMISOM will leave this country. What we want is for the Somali people to have knowledge, skills and…
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Under the administration of H.E. President Macky Sall, Senegal has put in place a number of measures to promote the development of local content as part of the country´s long-term economic development program, the Emerging Senegal Plan. The Senegal Oil & Gas Academy (SOGA) is aligned with this plan and has had a major impact…
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The U.S. government has donated 336,000 doses of the Johnson&Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to Madagascar as part of the Biden Administration’s global effort to end the COVID-19 pandemic, mitigate its devastating social and economic impacts, and build back a world that is better prepared for future outbreaks.  Following close collaboration between the United States, COVAX, and the African Union, these doses arrived at Ivato Airport on October 24.   “Widespread vaccinations…
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Nigeria-based Alabi Samuel Aniolaoluwa won the U21s category award; UAE based siblings Mishal and Mir Faraz, are the winners of the U16s category for their continued campaigning on environmental and social causes in the UAE. Canon is pleased to announce the winners of the second edition of the Canon Young Champion of the Year Award, as…
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Download logoMembers of the Africa Investment Forum team showcased two projects during a virtual investor roundtable as the continent looks to boost its healthcare sector and attract much-needed investment in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. The projects, jointly worth around $140 million and located in East and West Africa, were previewed for potential investors.…
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Download logoEgypt is IFAD’s largest recipient of financial assistance in Near East and North Africa, and was one of the first countries to receive the Fund’s financing; the IFAD delegation will visit IFAD-supported projects in the country and meet with community members and family farmers in Noubaria, Kafr El Sheik, and Amreya to review the…
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Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Yael Lempert visited Tunisia and Libya October 19-21.  During her trip to Tunisia, Acting Assistant Secretary Lempert met with Tunisian government officials, including Foreign Minister Othman Jerandi, welcoming Tunisia’s newly formed government and reiterated that the U.S. looks forward to the establishment of a broadly inclusive…

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The police in Enugu have set a date and venue for a Computer-Based Test (CBT) in the 2020 Recruitment of 10,000 Police Constables into the Nigeria Police.
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Luke Shaw believes Manchester United's players have to take responsibility for a series of embarrassing results as manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer fights for his job following Sunday's 5-0 thrashing at home to Liverpool.
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The House of Representatives Committee on Information, National Orientation, Ethics and Values has expressed concern over underfunding of the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism.
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President Muhammadu Buhari says the adoption of Central Bank Digital Currency(CBDC) can increase Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product(GDP) by 29 billion dollars over the next 10 years.
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If care is not taken, Nigeria and Nigerians will be going to the U.K. in the future to get information pertaining to their country.