Thursday, 28th October 2021
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West Africa

13 Oct
Microsoft Africa Development Centre (Microsoft ADC), the premier Engineering Center for Microsoft, has announced the commencement of its Game of Learners Clinic, a 3-month intensive programme
28 Sep
How West Africa will emerge from the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) crisis, the need for quick post-pandemic recovery and other issues will form discussions at the ongoing West Africa Health Organisation
21 Sep
Jude Chime is the Chief Executive Officer, Elan Exhibition, West Africa. Established in 1997, Elan Expo is an independent pure-play trade event organiser
19 Sep
No outbreak of the Cassava Brown Streak Disease (CBSD) has been detected in Nigeria and any West African country in the last six years.
18 Sep
West African leaders met Guinean coup leader Colonel Mamady Doumbouya in the capital Conakry on Friday, where they pushed for elections within six months, but apparently failed to receive firm commitments.
16 Sep
Findings on illicit drug supply and use in West Africa have shown that about 74 persons per one million population accessed treatment for Substance Use Disorders (SUDs)
12 Aug
Singapore is looking at deepening its economic ties with Nigeria and other West African countries as its enterprises promise to increase investments in key sectors in the region.
21 Jun
Solidaridad West Africa, a not-for-profit advocate of best agricultural practices, has said its main aim is making palm oil production in the country to compete internationally by following global best practices.
11 Jun
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has said current critical capital projects attracted from the Federal Government will soon transform Kano into another nerve centre in West Africa.
24 May
Mali's interim government on Monday appointed new ministers with army figures retaining key portfolios despite growing criticism over their role in the West African state.
9 May
Corps Commander Olusegun Ogungbemide, Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Lagos has said that West Africa generated 16 per cent of road fatalities and crashes in the world.
6 Apr
Protests broke out in Benin Tuesday in another day of tensions as opposition demonstrators burned property of pro-government deputies and blockaded roads, days before President Patrice Talon


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President Muhammadu Buhari has successfully performed the Umrah (Lesser Hajj) at the Grand Mosque in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, alongside the minister of communications Isa Pantami, and business moguls Aliko Dangote, Wale Tinubu, Dahiru Mangal and Abdulsamad Rabiu.
31 mins ago
Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday reported a net loss for the third quarter as a huge sum written off by the energy giant offset a surge in oil prices.
40 mins ago
The flow of immigrants to developed countries fell at its fastest pace ever at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic last year, the OECD club of leading economies said in a report Thursday.
43 mins ago
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange remains a suicide risk if extradited to the United States, despite assurances he would not be held in isolation at a "supermax" prison there, his lawyer said Thursday.
51 mins ago
Lashing, frisking, and arbitrary detentions -- Sudanese protesters say security forces have resorted to frenzied violence to quash street protests against the country's latest military coup.