Buhari asks US to relocate AFRICOM to Africa
President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday urged the United States to reconsider relocating US Africa Command (AFRICOM) from Stuttgart, Germany, to Africa, nearer the theatre of operation, admonishing the international community to support Nigeria and the sub-region in tackling growing security challenges. President Buhari, in a virtual meeting with the US Secretary of State, Mr Anthony Blinken,…
World Malaria Day: Nigeria, other African nations may adopt vaccine by October
As nations celebrate World Malaria Day (WMD) today, Nigeria and other African countries worse hit by the disease may get more relief and inch near the global zero malaria target...
MTN to invest $10b on Nigeria, other Africa’s telecoms infrastructure
Telecommunications firm, MTN is committing about $10 billion in the next five years to improving infrastructure, especially telecoms on the continent. The firm, which operates in about 17 African countries, with the largest market being Nigeria, said investment in the telecommunications industry is only going to increase in the years ahead. The President and Chief…
‘Dangote sugar investments will promote infrastructure growth’
With a national yearly import of over $337million, the management of Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc has declared its commitment to the backward integration policy of the Federal Government
Africa to see slowest regional growth in 2021: IMF
Sub-Saharan Africa is set to record the world's slowest regional economic growth at 3.4 percent as it struggles to recover from a virus-triggered slump, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned on Thursday.
African players in Europe: 28-goal Salah sparks fightback
Mohamed Salah raised his goal tally to 28 in all competitions this season by equalising for Liverpool in a 2-1 Premier League comeback win over Aston Villa at the weekend.
Music meets art on Ananse Africa
It’S now an established fact that is currently getting global attention. To further push this development, Ananse Africa, a pan-African startup e-commerce platform was launched recently
Poor access to electricity raises production costs as firms rely on self-generation
With approximately 53.3% of firms in sub-Saharan Africa engaging in electricity self-generation, the World Bank has said that the lack of reliable power is a significant constraint