Reactions trail Central Bank of Nigeria’s rates cut
Reactions have continued to trail Tuesday’s reduction of Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) to 13.5 per cent by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) after holding at 14 per cent for 32 months.
Harmonising medicines’ regulation in West Africa
The West African Health Organisation (WAHO), Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) have reiterated their commitment to promote health through improved integration as well as harmonised medicine registration in West Africa. They made the commitment at the just concluded 5th Steering Committee…
Nigeria’s rice importation drops to 20,000mt
The Federal Government has disclosed that the volume of rice importation dropped from 644,000 tons to 20,000 tons between 2015 and 2017.
Unbundling the dynamics of transition in Africa - Part 3
The imperative for peace-building, especially in post-conflict societies, is another major preoccupation of the book. In fact, with the author’s expansive experience with the United Nations Peace-building Commission...
Grow Africa signs pact with NABG, others to increase investment in Agric
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Grow Africa, William Asiko, who disclosed that the collaboration would bring together different actors in the value chain, said they have agreed to focus on Cassava, Rice and horticulture.
Africa’s integrated high speed rail network
Part of Africa’s Agenda 2063 flagship programmes include the creation of an integrated high-speed train network that connects all African capitals and commercial centres on the continent, facilitating the movement of goods, people and services.
Thabo Mbeki’s xenophobia denialism
Returning to last month’s APRM meeting, Mbeki warned that “To attach this label ‘xenophobic’, results in many instances of us not understanding…what is the source of this issue.”
Africa’s opportunity and reasons for a reset
Reviewing the scope and feasibility of NEPAD or Agenda 2063 did not occupy centre stage in those reports. But two of them offered comments on AU’s scope of work.