ECOWAS, Ghana laud General Gowon’s regional integration vision

ECOWAS, Ghana laud General Gowon’s regional integration vision

The ECOWAS Commission and Ghana, the current ECOWAS Chairman of ECOWAS, have paid glowing tributes to Nigeria's former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, for his pioneering role ...

UNDP trains Nigerians on efficient use of energy

UNDP trains Nigerians on efficient use of energy

The United Nations Development Programme's Global Environment Facility Energy Efficiency Programme (UNDP-GEF) has trained more than 2,000 Nigerians on efficient use of energy to ...

Two more floating corpses recovered on Lake Rweru in southern Rwanda

Two more floating corpses recovered on Lake Rweru in southern Rwanda

Bodies of two unidentified men have been recovered this week by security agencies floating in Lake Rweru located in southern Rwanda, bringing the total to seven corpses that have ...

Ex-Botswana leader blames ruling party leadership for poor election results

Ex-Botswana leader blames ruling party leadership for poor election results

Former Botswana President Sir Ketumile Masire has blamed the current leadership of the ruling BDP led by President Ian Khama for the party's poor performance in the just ended ...

Gambian leader tours rice projects to assess Vision 2016

Gambian leader tours rice projects to assess Vision 2016

The Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh on Thursday began a tour of the country to assess Vision 2016 rice fields located in the Central River Region (CRR). According to a press release ...

Nigerian bourse eyes listing of telecom companies

Nigerian bourse eyes listing of telecom companies

The Chief Executive officer of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Mr. Oscar Onyema, says the Exchange is making progress in its bid to persuade the nation's four telecommunications ...

W/Bank Pledges additional $100m to Ebola-stricken courtiers

W/Bank Pledges additional $100m to Ebola-stricken courtiers

The World Bank on Friday announced an additional $100 million funding in its Ebola crisis response to speed up deployment of foreign health workers to the three worst-affected ...

ECOWAS, Ghana laud General Gowon’s regional integration vision

The ECOWAS Commission and Ghana, the current ECOWAS Chairman of ECOWAS, have paid glowing tributes to Nigeria's former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, for his pioneering role and immense contributions to the integration of the region. A statement by the ECOWAS Commission on Friday in Abuja noted that the President of the ECOWAS Commission, Mr. Kadré Desire Ouédraogo, recalled during a joint courtesy ...

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UNDP trains Nigerians on efficient use of energy

The United Nations Development Programme's Global Environment Facility Energy Efficiency Programme (UNDP-GEF) has trained more than 2,000 Nigerians on efficient use of energy to make them less dependent on electricity.The National Project Coordinator of the UNDP-GEF, Mr. Etiosa Uyigue, told journalists in Lagos on Friday that the training was to sensitise Nigerians on the importance of embracing energy ...

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Two more floating corpses recovered on Lake Rweru in southern Rwanda

Bodies of two unidentified men have been recovered this week by security agencies floating in Lake Rweru located in southern Rwanda, bringing the total to seven corpses that have been so far recovered on the lake. Local media in Kigali reports Friday that the decomposing bodies floating on the water surface have been retrieved and those counted since these series of unidentified bodies came to the spotlights ...

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Ex-Botswana leader blames ruling party leadership for poor election results

Former Botswana President Sir Ketumile Masire has blamed the current leadership of the ruling BDP led by President Ian Khama for the party's poor performance in the just ended general elections, APA learns here on Friday. Masire made the remarks on Thursday whilst speaking to Gabz FM radio station in Gaborone following the swearing-in ceremony of the new members of parliament. He added that although the ...

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Gambian leader tours rice projects to assess Vision 2016

The Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh on Thursday began a tour of the country to assess Vision 2016 rice fields located in the Central River Region (CRR). According to a press release issued by the presidency, President Jammeh accompanied by a team of agriculture experts from South Africa and officials of the Ministry of Agriculture left Banjul on Thursday morning to visit the rice fields in Sapu and Jahally ...

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Nigerian bourse eyes listing of telecom companies

The Chief Executive officer of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Mr. Oscar Onyema, says the Exchange is making progress in its bid to persuade the nation's four telecommunications firms - MTN, Glo, Airtel ...

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W/Bank Pledges additional $100m to Ebola-stricken courtiers

The World Bank on Friday announced an additional $100 million funding in its Ebola crisis response to speed up deployment of foreign health workers to the three worst-affected countries in West Africa. The Washington-based lender said in a statement that the announcement had increased the World Bank's funding for the Ebola fight over the last three months in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to more than $500 ...

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Rwanda: Mountain gorillas go on the rampage

Eight mountain gorillas that escaped from their sanctuary in Volcanoes National Park, in northern Rwanda had gone on the rampage invading farms and houses, APA can confirm. “At dawn on Thursday eight gorillas escaped from the park to invade the population in Shingiro area, in the district of Muzanze�, Kigali Today reported. According to the head of the Shingiro administrative area, Aimable Iyakaremye, ...

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Ebola undermining multinational companies – W/Bank

The visiting World Bank President to Ghana Jim Kim Yong has said that the outbreak of the dreadful Ebola virus in West African had undermined the operations of multinational institutions in the affected countries.Mr Yong revealed this when he conferred with the Ghanaian Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah- Arthur at the Flag Staff House in Accra on Thursday. “We must all fight hard to contain this Ebola ...

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End of Ebola close –S/Leone minister

Sierra Leone`s Information Minister has said that the end of Ebola was closer given the effort of the government and its international development partners.Alhaji Alpha Kanu said despite the high number of casualties and growing number of cases, the survival rate in treatment centers indicates greater work was being done locally. If those efforts are coupled with what the international community was doing, ...

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