Three top jihadists dominate Sahel after al-Qaeda leader death
Three leaders have been left dominating the jihadist insurgency in the Sahel, following the death of a top al-Qaeda commander in the West African state
Transporters decry lack of rail connectivity to Nigerian seaports
The West Africa Road Transport Union (WARTU), has decried lack of rail connectivity into Nigerian seaports, saying this encourages cargo diversion
Togo in five points
The West African nation of Togo, where President Faure Gnassingbe is seeking a controversial fourth term Saturday, has been ruled by the same family for more than half a century.
Financial inclusion in West Africa gets boost with new $10m injection
Financial inclusion in West Africa got a boost with the injection of $10 million into the region’s operation. Specifically, the $10 million is a debt financing round...
Axxela re-affirms commitment to West Africa’s Industrialisation
Axxela Limited, sub-Saharan Africa’s preferred fast-growing gas & power portfolio company, has underlined its commitment to the region’s industrialization
Five things to know about Africa's CFA franc
The CFA franc, a seven-decade-old currency shared by more than a dozen states in West Africa, has found itself in the spotlight over calls for it to be scrapped.
Day God Of Chosen takes over Liberia
There's no doubt that Liberia and its citizens have now been taken over by Almighty God, thus heralding their spiritual and physical emancipation from the powers of darkness that have strangulated their progress for decades.
10 years after, IRep Festival changing documentary narrative
Plans are afoot to mark iRepresent International Documentary Film Festival’s 10th anniversary in 2020. The anniversary edition, scheduled to hold from March 19 to 22, in Lagos, will be a celebration of the achievements of the film fest and an appraisal of its direction in the future. Before its emergence, there had been a paucity of festivals devoted to documentary films in Nigeria.
Why Nigeria misses out of Africa's top 10 profitable routes
Nigeria has missed out on the top 10 rankings of the most profitable routes in Africa operated between 2018 and March this year. According to industry observers, this may not be unconnected with low traffic demand and flight frequencies, lack of tourism destinations, and the absence of dominant carriers on the international front.