FIFA supports pan-Arab test event ahead of Qatar World Cup
FIFA on Thursday gave its support for a "pan-Arab" invitational international competition in Qatar in 2021 which will test facilities to be used in the World Cup
Despite government’s effort, African brands fall by 13 per cent
Making Africans believe in their products has been a serious challenge militating against the growth of indigenous brands for ages.
Oil down in Asia after big gains last week
Oil prices were down in Asian trade Monday after big gains last week on signs of a demand revival as some governments ease coronavirus lockdown measures.
20,000 worshippers quarantined in Pakistan after major search
Pakistan has quarantined 20,000 worshippers and is still searching for tens of thousands more who attended an Islamic gathering in Lahore last month despite the worsening coronavirus pandemic
Thousands quarantined on Asian cruise ships in virus fight
Thousands of people were stranded aboard two cruise ships in Asia on Thursday, quarantined by officials desperate to stem the spread of a deadly virus that has killed hundreds in China and spread panic worldwide.
UK police step up appeals over migrant lorry deaths
Detectives probing the deaths of 39 Asian migrants in a refrigerated truck in southeast England renewed on Friday their appeal for two brothers in the haulage business to help with the investigation.
How being shorter, having extra deep belly fat cause type 2 diabetes
Researchers already know that excess body fat can increase the risk of diabetes, but a new study shows that one form of fat, in particular — the “invisible” one that accumulates around organs and intestines — can heighten this risk more than seven times, at least in women.
Moringa oleifera: The miracle, cure all plant
The moringa plant qualifies to be called a miracle tree and certain countries in Africa, Asia and Central America support their farmers to cultivate this plant to supply the much-needed nutrients for their citizens and money of course. Originally grown in the foothills of the Himalayas, the tree is more widely grown nowadays and there…
Re-appointment of Professor Epiphany Azinge as a member, Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal
On June 1, 2015, Professor Ephiphany Azinge (SAN) was appointed a member of the Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal (CSAT) for a period of four years. He has just been re-appointed for another term of four years as a nominee of the Federal Government of Nigeria. This write-up is meant to situate the re-appointment of Professor…
Afrocet to launch Nigeria food expo
Afrocet Montgomery, an events company, which is at the forefront of trade and consumer shows in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, is set to launch its first ever Nigerian Food Event (NFE) in October. The fiesta is expected to cater for businesses in food, drink and hospitality industry. The Regional Director of…