Nigerian future in a world made-by-China
Here are two lifeboats adrift the sea to nowhere. The first boat is rickety, yet packaged to the brim. Without a real captain in the saddle, a committee of mediocre sees to its affairs
Kazakh ex-president recovered from coronavirus: spokesman
Kazakhstan's former president has recovered from the novel coronavirus, his spokesman said Thursday, as the Central Asian country tightens virus restrictions to combat a second wave of infections.
GEF council approves Nigeria’s mini-grid, land restoration projects
Nigeria is one of the beneficiaries of the two new work programmes endorsed by the GEF council in a meeting at the weekend. The Council also took a number of decisions concerned with updating GEF policies and operations
Police detain 26 at anti-government protests in Kazakhstan
Police detained more than two dozen people on Saturday in Kazakhstan's main cities for participating in protests called by a banned opposition group where they criticised the government and Chinese expansion.
Successor to longtime Kazakh ruler is sworn in as president
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev was inaugurated as only the second elected president in Kazakhstan's history Wednesday, after winning polls marred by a police crackdown and slammed by foreign monitors for "widespread voting irregularities."
OPEC expects tighter oil market amid rising tensions
Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), yesterday, said it expects global oil market to tighten further in the coming months amid renewed geopolitical tensions, even as the cartel kept its 2019 oil demand growth figure steady, as the “upside potential for global economic growth in 2019 remains limited.” In its monthly oil market report…
52 people killed in Kazakhstan bus fire
Fifty-two people were killed Thursday when the bus they were travelling on caught fire in Kazakhstan, the central Asian nation's emergency services ministry said in a statement.
Kazakhstan president to feature on banknotes
Veteran Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev is set to feature on new banknotes in the Central Asian country, the national bank said Tuesday, in another testimony to his personality cult.