Wednesday, 31st May 2023


24 May
UN chief Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called on nations to immediately ramp up funding to prevent a "catastrophe" in the Horn of Africa, which is suffering its worst drought in generations.
8 May
Although Africa has over 620 trillion cubic feet of natural gas reserves, the continent remains the lowest in per capita Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) consumption globally.
30 Apr
A first Red Cross plane laden with humanitarian aid on Sunday landed in Sudan, where deadly clashes between rival generals' forces have entered their third week.
30 Apr
iCreate Africa will be hosting its annual 6th edition competition themed “The Builders Show,” which is aimed at revolutionising the construction industry. The event is set to take place from June 1–3 at the International Conference Centre in Abuja.
25 Apr
6.2million Nigerian children missed all routine immunization (zero dose) between 2019- 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic About 33 million children will need to be vaccinated in Africa between 2023 and 2025 to put the continent back on track to achieve the 2030 global immunization goals that include reducing morbidity and mortality from vaccine-preventable diseases.…
13 Apr
Research and analysis by Economist Impact, conducted across 13 African countries has shown that fully financing the HIV response will save millions of lives and would produce substantial health, social and economic gains and help to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030. The new report," A Triple Dividend: The health, social and…
3 Apr
Africa boasts a plethora of fantastic destinations, each with its own distinct amalgamation of culture, natural magnificence, and historical significance. Not everyone is privileged to make such luxurious trips and life-changing experiences, but if you are that person lucky enough, then go forth and see life in reality. Below are my top seven recommendations for…
27 Mar
• AfDB's $618m tech start-up investment, Adeleke creates support desk for Osun innovators • US Vice President Harris promises greater investment for Africa With the rise of many startups in the technology and creative industries in Nigeria and the continent, Africans have been urged to work more on creating solutions to problems rather than rely…
26 Mar
It has been more than 1.5 years since I worked in Nigeria, and every day I feel the vigour and vitality of Nigeria, infected by the endless energy and passionate eyes of its people in their pursuit of a better life. The pursuit of goodness and excellence is an inexhaustible drive for human progress.
20 Mar
President Vladimir Putin said Monday that deepening ties between Russia and Africa was a key goal for the Kremlin, as Moscow seeks to expand its influence on the continent.
18 Feb
UN chief Antonio Guterres on Saturday called for Africa to take "action for peace" to combat rising violence as the continent's leaders held their annual summit in Addis Ababa.
25 Jan
Africa's progress in human and economic development has slowed against a backdrop of "widespread democratic backsliding" and worsening security in the last three years, an African foundation said Wednesday. The Mo Ibrahim Foundation said there had been "marginal improvement" in good governance across Africa since 2012 but the trend had "flatlined" since 2019. "Improvements in…


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The University of Ibadan and Australian Universities will be exchanging members of staff and students.
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Chairman, Nigerian Capital Development Fund (NCDF) Group Plc., Hareter Babatunde Oralusi, has said a major issue in provision of affordable housing in the country is lack of access to capital for developers and the off-takers.
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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Lagos State chapter, yesterday, said that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s achievements in his first term in office was characterised by an increase in poverty and unemployment.
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Sir: I am 30-year-old Hauwa Muhammad Aminu, based in Bauchi. I have been a survivor of Vesicovaginal fistula (VVF) for four years. It happened when I was involved in an accident 26 years ago, which led to an injury in my bladder, which was repaired at that time.
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FrieslandCampina WAMCO, last week, announced the successful crossbreeding and birth of 25 Crossbreed Girolando calves at various farms in Oyo, Ogun and Kwara states.