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6 Nov 2019
Home-based members of the Nigeria rugby national 7s team (Black Stallions) will depart the country today to join their foreign-based counterparts in the Rugby Africa Sevens Olympic qualifiers billed to take place in Johannesburg this weekend.
4 Nov 2019
The African region is seeking an amendment to Annex A to the Minamata Convention on Mercury by moving dental amalgam from Part ll to Part l of Annex A. The African amendment on amalgam proposed by Botswana, Chad, Gabon, Guinea Bissau, Niger...
3 Aug 2019
Namibia is a little-known country in the southern part of Africa. The official name of the country is the Republic of Namibia. It is bordered by Zambia and Angola to the north, Botswana to the east and South Africa to the south and east and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. Here are some interesting facts about Namibia: The Name Namibia Namibia got its name from the Namib’s desert; this…
19 Jun 2019
With the start of the Total 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) only a few days away, DStv and GOtv subscribers can look forward to experiencing every moment of the tournament live and in HD on SuperSport, with superior analyses and commentary both in English and Pidgin. All the matches of the tournament will be…
15 Jun 2019
Drought-hit Namibia has authorised the sale of at least 1,000 wild animals -- including elephants and giraffes -- to limit loss of life...
12 May 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former Namibia President, Dr Sam Nujoma, who turns 90 today, commending him for devoting his life to service to humanity and freedom. A letter signed by the President said: “On the auspicious occasion of your ninetieth birthday on May 12, 2019, I have the pleasure on behalf of myself, the…
17 Apr 2019
Lekan Akinyanmi is the CEO of Lekoil, an Africa-focused, AIM-listed oil and gas exploration and production company with interests in Nigeria and Namibia. The company acquired a significant stake in the Otakikpo marginal field from Green Energy and acts as its technical partner to bring the field into production. In this interview, Akinyanmi explained how…
2 Apr 2019
Hundreds of millions of people in developing countries, including Nigeria, will lose their homes against their will in the next 30 years. A ground-breaking study by Prindex, a joint initiative of the Global Land Alliance and Overseas Development Institute (ODI), asked adults across 33 countries whether they fear losing the right to use their homes…
27 Mar 2019
A year after the agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) was presented for signature, along with the Kigali Declaration and the Protocol on Free Movement of Persons, Right to Residence and Right to Establishment, implementation of the agreement remains delayed over the inability to achieve required number of ratifications. Twenty-two (22) ratifications…
21 Mar 2019
Nigeria's’ journey to the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup was further boosted yesterday by the Junior Yellow Greens’ 30 runs defeat of tournament favourite, Uganda at the on-going African qualifiers in Namibia. The young Nigerians are the only unbeaten side in the championship holding in Windhoek after three matches. Nigeria’s path to victory was not…
18 Mar 2019
Nigeria's U-19 national cricket team proved bookmakers wrong by defeating hosts, Namibia with 77 runs in the opening game of the Africa Division 1 ICC U19 Cricket World Cup qualifying series played at the Wanderers Cricket Stadium in Windhoek, Namibia yesterday. Nigeria won the toss and elected to bat in the encounter. After the first…
9 Mar 2019
The Dream Up, Speak Up, Stand Up (DUSUSU) programme was first launched in March 2013, in Lagos, at the Pan-Atlantic University, and in other schools in partnership with the US Consulate in Lagos. The team has since expanded the initiative to other 13 countries including Malawi, Mexico, Ethiopia, the United Kingdom, Ghana, South Africa, Namibia,…

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