Thursday, 22nd February 2024

Hakainde Hichilema

8 Sep
Zambia's President Hakainde Hichilema will begin an official visit to China on Sunday, as the heavily indebted African nation works to secure financial relief after a restructuring agreement reached in June.
11 May 2023
Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema said his copper-rich country needs to forge diverse economic partnerships worldwide to extract itself from a debt burden he described as a "python around our necks." The African nation in 2020 became the first on the continent to default on its foreign debt -- estimated at $17.3 billion -- since the…


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French Defence Minister Sebastien Lecornu was to travel to Armenia on Thursday for a two-day visit as tensions mount with Yerevan's arch-enemy Azerbaijan. In October 2023, France announced the sale of defensive equipment to Armenia, drawing anger from Azerbaijan. That deal was announced weeks after Baku seized the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh from Armenian separatists.…
59 mins ago
The national chairman of the Labour Party, Julius Abure, has been released from police detention, hours after he was arrested in Edo state. Abure's release was confirmed by Labour Party in a video on their X handle. The video shows Abure addressing his supporters. The part's presidential candidate in the last general elections, Peter Obi,…
3 hours ago
The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) is eyeing the registration of no less than 10 million small and medium enterprises (SMEs) before the end of the year.
3 hours ago
As funeral activities for the late Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu kick-started in Ondo State, yesterday, Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa declared today and tomorrow as public holidays in the state.
3 hours ago
Price of foodstuff have continued to gallop in the bush markets of Benue State, the supposed Food Basket of the nation.Benue, one of the highest producers of yam, cassava and soya bean, ranks among states with the cheapest food prices in the country.
3 hours ago
African Development Bank (AfDB) has said Nigeria and Ghana will likely experience slowest economic growth in 2024 when compared to their countries in the West African region.
3 hours ago
Citing cancer as the second leading cause of death globally, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has stated that an estimated 19.9 million new cases of cancer and almost 10 million deaths from cancer are recorded yearly.
4 hours ago
Troops of the Nigerian Army conducting clearance operations at Yadi Forest in Kaduna State have neutralised a terrorist and recovered arms and ammunition.
4 hours ago
A non-governmental organisation, Project Sunshine, in partnership with International Aviation College (IAC), Ilorin, has equipped University of Ilorin secondary school students with materials and manuals needed to build an RC aircraft.
4 hours ago
The frequent hikes of the import duty rate may have triggered a major crisis at the Nigerian ports as an increasing number of Nigerian importers are routing their cargoes to Tema, Ghana; Lome, Togo and Cotonou, the Republic of Benin.