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.
Combing The Borders Of West Africa In 6 Days
“Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road.” ― Jack Kerouac, On the Road Flying into a new country is bland and not so unadventurous; the process is pretty simple -Buy your ticket, pack your luggage, get to the airport, line up in an orderly queue, pass through security…
Why fight against money laundering, terrorism is low in West Africa, NFIU boss
The fight against money laundering and counter terrorism financing has remained low in West Africa due to weak governance structure, poor institutional framework...
Nigeria, other West African countries adopt ECO single currency
The Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government on Saturday adopted ECO as the name of the single currency to be issued in January 2020. ECOWAS is made up of 15-member countries. They are Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo. The…
West Africa coastal countries and threat from jihadists
Since the collapse of the “caliphate” in Syria and Iraq, Islamic State (IS) has been looking for other places to raise its black flag.
Trade exhibition attracts foreign investors
Food and Beverage West Africa, the largest trade exhibition in West Africa has attracted foreign investors, who affirmed they were ready to promote and support Nigerian businesses. They said they are looking to move into the market for the first time to initially find partners, and then in the longer term look at establishing a…
Firm rewards fathers’ with promotional discount
An international men’s fashion brand, TM Lewin, and Swatch Limited, have joined the world in cerebrating men all over the world in this year’s Father’s Day, with an exciting discount promotion and gifts which runs till end of June. The promo was unveiled in Lagos during an activation party co-hosted by Silverbird Film Distribution WA,…