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NIGERIA: HE Uhuru Kenyatta arrives in Nigeria for the Goodluck Jonathan Foundation Democracy Dialogue

His Excellency President (Rtd) Uhuru Kenyatta has arrived in Benin City, Nigeria, for the 2024 Goodluck Jonathan Foundation (GJF) Democracy Dialogue. The event, which is the third in the series, will be held in Edo State’s capital and is organized by GJF founder and former Nigerian President Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. Co-hosting the dialogue is […]

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Africa agrees to provide stable supply of minerals to South Korea

South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, right, shakes hands with Mauritania President Mohamed Ould Ghazouani after the joint press conference for the 2024 Korea-Africa Summit in Goyang, South Korea on June 4, 2024. African leaders gathering in Seoul on Tuesday agreed to ensure an organised, stable supply of minerals to South Korea, enabling the Asian

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Buhari canvasses support for Tinubu as president makes one year in office

Former President Muhammadu Buhari has canvassed support for President Bola Tinubu while extending his congratulations to his successor as he marks one year in office. Wednesday, May 29, 2024, marks one year of Buhari handover to Tinubu, who won the 2023 presidential election. In a statement signed by Garba Shehu, Buhari’s spokesman, on Tuesday, the former president

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Congo: New data centre funded by African Development Bank will cement national and subregional digital sovereignty

Financed by the African Development Bank, the futurist building will soon be the nerve centre for storing and processing the digital data of the Republic of Congo ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, May 17, 2024/ — Jolting hammer blows, the sounds of iron bars under a workman’s blowtorch, the odor of fresh cement: at the foot of

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Bosun Tijani’s high-stakes bet on a 90,000km Fibre Optic SPV

In the wake of the Federal Executive Council’s announcement of a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) aimed at expanding Nigeria’s fibre optic infrastructure, the nation stands at the precipice of a digital revolution. This initiative, by design, is poised to fundamentally transform internet access across Nigeria, promising to enhance the digital startup ecosystem and catalyze economic

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Just in:Boeing 737 catches fire and skids off the runway at a Senegal airport, injuring 10 people

Today, a very sad incident happened in Senegal where an airplane full of passengers crashed and injured eleven of them. According to the report, this Boeing 737 airplane crashed while taking off. It’d be good luck that the plane did not burst into flames for it would have killed all passengers on board. Photo courtesy,

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China’s Ganfeng Lithium seals US$343 million mine deal in West Africa, gains control of one of the world’s largest sources

The deal is to ‘secure supply of lithium resources, facilitate expansion and enhance its core competitiveness’, the company says Ganfeng will potentially buy out the mine subject to a mining code enacted last year, which gives the government of Mali the right to hold up to 35 per cent of the project China’s Ganfeng Lithium

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Young Nigerian basketballer bags US scholarships after street encounter with Calabar lawyer

Young Nigerian basketballer bags US scholarships after street encounter with Calabar lawyer© Provided by The Punch Ayoung Nigerian basketballer, David Etim, has bagged three United States scholarship offers after encountering a Calabar-born lawyer, Faithfulness Okom. Narrating how he met Etim to our correspondent on Thursday, Okom said he met Etim in 2021 while driving in Calabar

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George Finidi is Nigeria’s new national coach. The former Ajax player was appointed on Monday to lead the Super Eagles to the World Cup in 2026

After assisting his predecessor José Peseiro, Finidi took over as the new interim coach a few months ago. In that role, he won 2-1 against Ghana, before losing 2-0 to Mali. These results proved to be enough for the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) to appoint the 1995 Champions League winner as the new long-term coach.

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ETHIOPIAN PRIME MINISTER ABIY AHMED LANDS IN KENYA FOR PIVOTAL STATE VISIT

President William Ruto with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Prime Minister Abiy is on a State Visit to Kenya. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Tuesday landed at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) for a state visit to Kenya. Abiy was welcomed by President Willaim Ruto setting the tone for what is anticipated to

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