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21 Jun 2019
Oil prices rallied towards 65 dollars per barrel on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran that would disrupt flows from the Middle East...
18 Jun 2019
US President Donald Trump said Tuesday his pick for defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, has withdrawn, leaving the Pentagon without a permanent boss for more than six months just as tensions soar in the Middle East. Shanahan "has decided not to go forward with his confirmation process so that he can devote more time to his…
10 May 2019
Leading African Technology Company, CWG Plc has been named ‘Business Alliance Partner’ of the year for the Middle East and Africa by Global Core Banking Solution provider, Infosys. The announcement was made at the ‘Infosys Global Partners Awards’ ceremony held in India, last week. The ‘Business Alliance Partner’ of the Year Award is given to…
7 May 2019
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo landed in Baghdad late Tuesday on an unannounced visit, an Iraqi government source told AFP, cancelling a trip to Germany amid escalating US-Iran tensions. The source, speaking on condition of anonymity because of the high security nature of the visit, said Pompeo was set to meet Iraqi Prime Minister…
23 Apr 2019
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…
3 Mar 2019
Five artists with links to ‘Mbari’ Movement of the 60s are among Africans showing at the 2019 Art Dubai, in United Arab Emirate. Represented by London-based Tafeta Gallery, the artists include, Uche Okeke, Demas Nwoko, Muraina Oyelami, Jimoh Buraimoh and Susanne Wenger. Nwoko, Oyelami and Buraimoh are the only living artists on the list. The…
1 Jan 2019
Standard Chartered Bank appointed Mrs. Bola Adesola the Senior Vice-Chairman, Africa, with immediate effect, following Statutory and Regulatory approvals.   In this new capacity, she will be responsible for supporting the execution of the bank’s strategic intent within the Africa region, including representing Standard Chartered Bank on various boards in Africa. She will also lead…
29 Dec 2018
For 47 years, Professor ENOSAKHARE SAMUEL AKPATA distinguished himself as a top scholar in the field of dental surgery. Out of this figure, a total 23 years was spent in the oil-rich-rich Middle East, especially Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. He left Nigeria during the recession of the 1980s, to take up, initially, a temporary job…
7 Nov 2018
Emerging rich consumers in Nigeria have been assessed to have plans to start a business, as a way to increase their wealth, more than observed in any other market, the Standard Chartered, in a new study, said. The Emerging Affluent Study 2018, titled "Climbing the Prosperity Ladder", examines the views of 11,000 emerging affluent consumers,…
17 Aug 2018
No fewer than 16 leading tourism destination in Middle East and Africa will be attending Akwaaba African Travel Market in Lagos this September. According to the organisers, Dubai has become the biggest destination for Nigerian travellers with over 20 flights a day terminating in Dubai from Lagos and Abuja. It is believed that over 300,000…
4 Apr 2018
President Gaddafi of Libya may have been a megalomaniac, but he was an African megalomaniac and also an Islamic megalomaniac, in a world where his activities could be seen by the West as harmful to its interests in the war between the West and Soviet Russia. In the late 60’s, 70’s and 80’, Gaddafi and…
6 Mar 2018
AIESEC Alumni Africa & Middle East will hold its first joint Regional Congress on March 15-18, 2018 at Radisson Blu, Ikeja GRA with the theme, “Positioning for global impact - Leadership and economic synergy in a transforming world.” The congress is an annual event, significant in setting the necessary framework and action plans that will…

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