Tag: Africa

Poor And Vulnerable In Nigeria Will Continue To Enjoy Social Safety Nets, Says President Buhari

Abdul Jimoh- February 4, 2022

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, said the poor and vulnerable in Nigeria remain top priority for protection and lifting from the poverty ... Read More

Africa on alert of 2nd wave as COVID-19 cases top 2m

Abdul Jimoh- November 19, 2020

African countries are on high alert of a second wave of COVID-19 outbreak as the number of confirmed cases in the continent hit two million ... Read More

COVID-19: CAF President, Ahmad, Released From Hospital

Henry Solomon- November 12, 2020

The President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Mr. Ahmad Ahmad, was discharged from the hospital on Wednesday. Ahmad, who tested positive to Covid-19 ... Read More

COVID-19: Fatality rate on steady decline – PTF

inno.korie- August 24, 2020

The Presidential Task Force on Coronavirus (COVID-19) says the Case Fatality Rate (CFR) is on the decline in the last five months but there is ... Read More

Over 10, 000 health workers in Africa infected with COVID-19 – WHO

inno.korie- July 24, 2020

World Health Organisation (WHO) says no fewer than 10,000 health workers in the 40 countries battling the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Africa are infected. The ... Read More

COVID-19: AfDB Urges Central Banks to Cut Interest Rates

Henry Solomon- July 7, 2020

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has urged central banks on the continent to act quickly by cutting interest rates to inject liquidity in view of ... Read More

Impact of COVID-19: Poor People in Africa to Increase by 49.2m in 2021 -AfDB

Henry Solomon- July 7, 2020

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says the number of extreme poor people could increase by 34 million and 49.2 million due to the COVID-19 pandemic ... Read More

COVID-19 Cases in Africa Rise to 24,000 – WHO

Henry Solomon- April 22, 2020

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, has said the number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Africa had risen to ... Read More

AfDB committed to Africa’s accelerated development — Adesina

Abdul Jimoh- April 6, 2020

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank (AfDB), says he will continue to discharge his responsibility diligently to lead bank’s bold mission for Africa’s accelerated ... Read More

NCDC says Nigeria COVID-19 Confirmed Cases Stands at 224, As Africa Hits 8, 000

Henry Solomon- April 5, 2020

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the country has recorded 10 fresh cases of COVID-19 in Lagos, Abuja and Edo. NCDC, through its ... Read More

5,406 cases of COVID-19 in Africa -WHO

Abdul Jimoh- April 1, 2020

 The World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, says there are now 5,406 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on the African ... Read More

Nigeria music revenue to hit $86m in 2021 – Lai Mohammed

Abdul Jimoh- January 23, 2020

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says Nigeria music revenue is projected to hit 86 million dollar (about N3.096 billion) in 2021, ... Read More

President Buhari Congratulates Inaugural Winner of Africa Business Hero Award

AMT Tanimu- November 22, 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates Nigerian entrepreneur, Temi Giwa-Tubosun, the inaugural winner of the Africa Business Hero Award, founded by renowned Chinese technology entrepreneur, Jack Ma.The ... Read More

Nigerian Youths, Others Emerge Winners at Nuclear Technology video Competition

Henry Solomon- November 14, 2019

Youths from Nigeria,Tanzania and Kenya have been awarded first prize for a youth video competition they researched on nuclear energy technology, a statement from ROSATOM ... Read More

President Buhari’s Active Diplomacy is a Big Plus to Nigeria – Garba Shehu

AMT Tanimu- November 4, 2019

Roughly three years ago, President Muhammadu Buhari visited the Kingdom of Morocco. He asked King Mohammed VI to give Nigeria from their rich phosphate mineral ... Read More

President Buhari at Russia-Africa Summit, Sochi

AMT Tanimu- October 22, 2019

President Muhamamdu Buhari Monday arrived at the Sochi International Airport, Russia, for a three-day inaugural Russia-Africa Summit and Economic Forum, which will focus on peace, ... Read More

GITEX 2019: FG woos investors to Nigeria, Africa

Abdul Jimoh- October 10, 2019

The Federal Government of Nigeria at the ongoing 39th Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX) has invited investors to leverage on the potential of Nigeria to ... Read More

Kenya to host Inaugural Africa Food Show

Henry Solomon- September 17, 2019

Kenya will in 2020 host the inaugural Africa Food Show that will bring together policymakers, industry executives, farmers and consumers to learn about emerging trends ... Read More

With Love from Yokohama – Femi Adesina

AMT Tanimu- August 27, 2019

Love in Tokyo is the title of a 1966 film that became a hit at the box office. Since then, when men and women, boys ... Read More

President Buhari Replaces Heads of Federal Government Agencies

AMT Tanimu- August 20, 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved replacements for heads of Federal Government agencies that were recently appointed as ministers. Sen. Basheer Garba Mohammed has been appointed ... Read More