Nigerian, Chinese firms to set up vehicle assembly plant

Nigerian, Chinese firms to set up vehicle assembly plant

Globe Motors Holdings Nigeria Limited has announced plans to establish an assembly plant for Higer automobiles worth $120m in Nigeria.A statement from Globe Motors on Tuesday in ...

Nigerian Muslim clerics recruit Boko Haram terrorists – report

Nigerian Muslim clerics recruit Boko Haram terrorists – report

A report by a US-based online military news agency, StrategyPage, has revealed that Muslim clerics living in the border towns of Cameroon and Nigeria were recruiting Boko Haram ...

Cancellation of the African Space Program: interview

Cancellation of the African Space Program: interview

Nairobi - On Tuesday at 2PM GMT, the African Space Agency (ASA) released the news of the indefinite suspension of the African space program "as long as the prerequisites for new ...

W/Bank pumps $100m into Burundi’s power projects

W/Bank pumps $100m into Burundi’s power projects

The World Bank has approved a $100 million grant to fund Burundi's Jiji and Mulembwe hydropower projects, reports said on Wednesday.Speaking at the signing ceremony, Come ...

Burundi pledges unwavering support for CAR

Burundi pledges unwavering support for CAR

Burundi will always support the Central African Republic militarilly, politically and morally in a bid to get out of the quagmire, the Burundian head of State, Pierre Nkurunziza ...

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The pitch about Outernet: Information for the World from Outer Space. Unrestricted, globally accessible, broadcast data. Quality content from all over the Internet. Available to all ...

Paris Chamber of Commerce urges French investment in Senegal

Paris Chamber of Commerce urges French investment in Senegal

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Paris (CCIP) has urged French companies to up their investments in Senegal. CCIP President Pierre Antoine Gailly told an investors' forum ...

Nigerian Muslim clerics recruit Boko Haram terrorists – report

A report by a US-based online military news agency, StrategyPage, has revealed that Muslim clerics living in the border towns of Cameroon and Nigeria were recruiting Boko Haram members in their mosques.The report came as the Nigerian government officials met on Wednesday in Abuja on battling insurgency.  more...

April 23, 2014 at 6:05 pm

Senior Zimbabwe official blasts “unhelpful” China

A top ally of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Wednesday blasted China for making false promises and not doing enough to assist Harare overcome its economic challenges, according to the state-run Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation.The public broadcaster quoted Presidential Affairs Minister Didymus Mutasa  more...

April 23, 2014 at 4:23 pm

Nigerian, Chinese firms to set up vehicle assembly plant

Globe Motors Holdings Nigeria Limited has announced plans to establish an assembly plant for Higer automobiles worth $120m in Nigeria.A statement from Globe Motors on Tuesday in Lagos, said the company had entered into partnership with Higer Bus Company of China to build an ultra modern vehicle assembly  more...

April 23, 2014 at 6:18 pm

Malawi targets increase in immunisation coverage

Malawi's Health Ministry said Wednesday it is optimistic of increasing the coverage of its disease vaccination programme as the country commemorates the African Vaccination Week (AVW) campaign from April 22-27.Secretary for Health Chris Kang'ombe said the government's immunisation programme was this year  more...

April 23, 2014 at 2:30 pm

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