Goethe-Institut announces change In Henrike Grohs’ Awards event
With COVID-19 pandemic disrupting activities, Goethe-Institut has announced the cancellation of its 2020 Henrike Grohs Art Award ceremony in Dakar, Senegal.
2020 Henrike Grohs Art Award finalists emerge
Akwasi Bediako Afrane (Ghana), Jackie Karuti (Kenya) and Sabelo Mlangeni (South Africa) have emerged finalists for the 2020 Henrike Grohs Art Award.
DELTAS Conference showcases novel works of African scientists
Scientists from Nigeria was among 300 health researchers from Africa and other parts of the world that gathered in Dakar Senegal last week, to showcase ground-breaking works aimed at reducing continent’s disease burden and creating healthier communities.
High expectations as Air Peace sets for long-haul operations
Following dismal outing of local carriers on the international routes, Air Peace Airlines is set to foray into the long-haul operations, and on its wings are high expectations from stakeholders. The airlines, besides flying the Nigerian flag, also avails competitive options for Nigerian travellers. Air Peace will operate into six routes: Dubai and Sharjah to…
CardinalStone advises NEM Insurance on AFIG’s investment
CardinalStone Partners Limited has acted as the financial adviser to NEM Insurance Plc on the equity investment by AFIG Funds LLP. AFIG is a private equity firm registered in Mauritius and headquartered in Dakar, Senegal. NEM Insurance is a non-life insurance company, which commenced business in Nigeria in 1948, as Edward Turner & Co and…
Top Five Places To Dine In Senegal
Senegal is an African country with a rich French colonial heritage and many natural attractions. Dakar, the cosmopolitan capital, is recognised for its nightlife, native mbalax music, esteemed African art and colonial architecture. Dakar is filled with authentic restaurants that serve some of the richest cuisines in West Africa. The food is influenced by various…
Air Peace sets new date for Freetown, Banjul, Dakar launch
Nigeria’s leading airline, Air Peace, has announced a new date, February 19, for the launch of its flights from Lagos to Freetown in Sierra Leone, Banjul in The Gambia and Dakar in Senegal. The airline had fixed the launch of its flights to Freetown, Banjul and Dakar for December 15, 2017. The launch was, however,…
Air Peace’s Freetown, Banjul, Dakar operations begin
Air Peace has announced plans to connect Freetown in Sierra Leone, Banjul in The Gambia and Dakar in Senegal from its Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos hub starting from December 15. Corporate Communications Manager of the airline, Chris Iwarah, said the new routes would constitute the second phase of the airline’s expansion project on the West…
Mokolo Project braces for Lagos launch
Expected to grace the landmark event, which ushers in a new era in the African film industry, are industry bigwigs, aficionados, associations and members of the diplomatic community.
The long arm of justice catches up with Habré
The former Chadian dictator, who ruled from 1982 to 1990, went on trial on July 20, 2015, on charges of crimes against humanity, war crimes and torture before the Extraordinary African Chambers in the Senegalese courts,