By Sadiq Umar On Friday, November 26th, 2021

Virologist Says COVID Jabs’ Effectiveness Limited Against New Variant

News Investigators/ The current vaccines against COVID-19 were likely to provide only a limited degree of protection against the new variant of COVID-19 that had emerged in southern Africa. This was said by More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Tuesday, November 16th, 2021

4th Economy Forum: Bloomberg Convenes 50 African Delegates In Finance, Other Sectors

News Investigators/ The fourth Bloomberg New Economy Forum kicked off on Tuesday in Singapore, convening over 495 participants in both physical and virtual gatherings. This is contained in a statement by, Ian More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Friday, June 18th, 2021

African Countries Acquire Close To 60m COVID-19 Vaccines – Africa CDC

News Investigators/ African countries have acquired around 59.9 million COVID-19 vaccines so far, according to the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC). The Africa CDC, the specialised More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, June 15th, 2021

Nigerians In S/Africa Pledges To Uplift Image Of Fatherland

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Citizens Association in South Africa (NICASA) has pledged to continue to work closely with compatriots to promote unity and uplift the image of Nigeria abroad. The President-General More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

Tanzania To Deepen Economic, Diplomatic Ties With Nigeria –Envoy

News Investigators/ Tanzania will continue to partner with Nigeria in economic diplomacy, its High Commissioner in Nigeria, Benson Bana, said in Abuja on Tuesday. Addressing the inaugural ceremony of the Tanzania-Nigeria More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 23rd, 2021

Libya Shipwreck Claims 130 Lives Despite SOS Calls, Says IOM

News Investigators/ A shipwreck off the Libyan coast has claimed the lives of 130 people, despite SOS calls for help, the UN migration agency, IOM, said on Friday. The tragedy was confirmed late on Thursday More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, April 22nd, 2021

About Dozen Heads Of State Expected In Chad On Friday For Late President’s Funeral

News Investigators/ No fewer than 12 African heads of state and French President Emmanuel Macron are expected to attend the funeral of Chadian President, Idriss Déby Itno, who succumbed to his injuries while visiting More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, March 17th, 2021

118 Stranded Nigerian Returnees Arrive Abuja

News Investigators/ A new batch of one hundred and eighteen(118) stranded Nigerian nationals arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport Abuja, from Tripoli, Libya, in the early hours of Wednesday, 17th March More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 25th, 2021

Africa Remains Attractive Business Destination –Former Guinness MD

News Investigators/ A former Managing Director, Guinness Nigeria Plc, Seni Adetu, says Africa as an emerging market remains an attractive business destination.This, according to him, follows the level of accelerated More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 11th, 2021

China-Africa Friendship Remains ‘Rock-Solid,’ Says Chinese FM

News Investigators/ Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister, Wang Yi. says China-Africa friendship remains rock-solid and stable, no matter what the international situation they face. Mr. Wang made the More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, December 27th, 2020

NEWS ANALYSIS: The Paris Agreement: Where Nigeria Stands Five Years After

By Okeoghene AkubuikeIt is five years after the Paris Agreement on Climate Change was adopted by 196 parties (countries) at the Conference of Parties (COP) 21 in Paris of which Nigeria is a signatory. Since More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 30th, 2020

Kenya Expresses Regret Over Somalia’s Move To Expel Envoy

News Investigators/ Kenya on Monday expressed regret over Somalia’s decision to expel Kenyan Ambassador to Mogadishu Lucas Tumbo. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, however, said Nairobi had not received any More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, November 27th, 2020

Coronavirus: Africa’s Death Toll Hits 50,000

News Investigators/ The death toll from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Africa has peaked at 50,000 people since the first outbreak on the continent was declared, head of the African Centre for Disease Control More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 22nd, 2020

Coronavirus: Kenya’s Clinical Officers Issue 14-Day Strike Notice

News Investigators/ The Kenya Union of Clinical Officers on Sunday gave the government a 14-day strike notice to meet their demands for better working conditions. The frontline healthcare workers, fighting the More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 13th, 2020

Super Eagles Match Against Leone Stars Was A Disaster, Says Super Falcon Ex-Coach

News Investigators/ Godwin Izilein, a former coach of the Super Falcons, has described the Super Eagle’s 4-4 home draw with the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone as a “Football Disaster.” The News Agency of More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 13th, 2020

Tragedy In Mediterranean As 74 Migrants Drown Off Libya Coast

News Investigators/ The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Thursday reported yet another devastating shipwreck in the Central Mediterranean, which has claimed the lives of at least 74 migrants off More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 12th, 2020

FOCAC At 20: China Pledges More Support To Africa’s Economic Reopening Post COVID-19

News Investigators/ The government of the People’s Republic of China has pledged greater support to Africa’s economic reopening post COVID-19 under the framework of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 5th, 2020

As Victory Beckons, Joe Biden Launches Transition Website

News Investigators/ Joe Biden, the Democratic candidate for the U.S. President, has launched an official transition website, The move comes as votes are still being counted in many states More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 29th, 2020

AfCFTA: Stakeholders Say Access To Finance, Information Biggest Challenges For African Businesswomen

News Investigators/ Advocates of women entrepreneurs have identified inadequate finance and information as topmost challenges among the leading Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs) facing African businesswomen. The advocates More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020

Sudan’s Removal From U.S. Terrorism List Not Linked To ‘Any Other Case,’ Says FM

News Investigators/ Sudanese Foreign Minister, Omar al-Din said the removal of his country from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism is unrelated to other issues, including the possible establishment of More...

By News Investigators On Friday, October 16th, 2020

Experts Offer Solutions To Tackling Threat Of Fake News In China Africa Cooperation

News Investigators/ Experts have stressed the need for balanced and unbiased reporting as a measure to tackle the menace of fake news in China-Africa cooperation.They also urged stakeholders in the China-Africa More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 3rd, 2020

MNJTF Commander Seeks Stronger Synergy With Cameroonian Defence Forces

News Investigators/ The Force Commander, Multinational Joint Taskforce (MNJTF), Ibrahim Yusuf, has solicited for synergy between MNJTF and the adjoining national operations of the Cameroonian Defence Forces.Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 25th, 2020

Mali’s Transitional President Bah N’Daw Sworn In

News Investigators/ Former Defence Minister Bah N’Daw was sworn in as Mali’s president on Friday, following an August coup, with putsch leader Assimi Goita as his deputy. The swearing-in ceremony in the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 24th, 2020

Nobel Laureates To Receive More Prize Money In 2020

News Investigators/ Winners of the 2020 Nobel awards will receive more money than they received in 2019, the foundation that manages the prizes said on Thursday, ahead of the upcoming award announcements. “Each More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 21st, 2020

ECOWAS Court Sets Oct. 7 Resumption Date

News Investigators/ The ECOWAS Court will be resuming its activities on Oct. 7, after its three months vacation. This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Monday by the media office of the justices. The More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

U.S. Says Will Not Be ‘Constrained’ By WHO-Linked Vaccine Effort

News Investigators/ The White House said on Tuesday that the U.S. would not join a global effort aimed at providing equitable worldwide access to COVID-19 vaccines, citing the project’s link to a “corrupt” More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 17th, 2020

EFCC Arrests Fake DSS Officer Who Stole From A Mauritius National

News Investigators/ Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), have arrested a 32-year old  Boniface Oburuku for theft of a hand bag,  belonging to an international guest from the Republic More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 9th, 2020

Ghana Registers Over 500 Coronavirus Cases At Industrial Facility

News Investigators/ More than 500 workers at an industrial facility in Ghana have tested positive for the coronavirus, the country’s health service said, as total cases jumped by nearly 30 per cent in a single More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 8th, 2020

2 U.S. Men Charged With Killing Black Jogger After Video Surfaces

News Investigators/ Two men suspected of ambushing a black jogger and shooting him to death during an altercation were arrested on Thursday, authorities in the U.S. state of Georgia said. Father and son Gregory More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

PERSPECTIVE: Making Data Relevant To The Business

By Irene von Buddenbrock Data doesn’t work for everyone, so stop reading. It’s true, business intelligence (BI) tools and hype slipped sadly into the Gartner Trough of Disillusionment in 2012. It is also More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

COVID-19: Ramaphosa, Sirleaf Laud AfDB’s Adesina For Visionary Leadership

News Investigators/ South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa and former Liberian President, Ellen Sirleaf have commended Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), for his visionary More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 30th, 2020

Global Leadership Lacking In Fight Against Covid-19 -UN Scribe

News Investigators/UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday said global leadership had been lacking in the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Speaking during a virtual news conference More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

U.N. Agency Advocates $1 Trillion Developing World Debt Write-Off

News Investigators/ The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) said on Thursday that around one trillion dollars of debt owed by developing countries would be cancelled under a proposed global deal. The More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 21st, 2020

Covid-19: Experts Call For Mutual Trust, Understanding Between Africa, China

Flags of some African countries alongside China’s By Idowu John Bakare/ Experts have stressed the need for more mutual trust, deeper understanding, sincere solidarity as well as mutual support and cooperation More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

FG Blames Poor Communication For Escalation Of Tension Between China – Africans

News Investigators/ The Federal Government says poor communication between the Chinese authorities and African consulates in Guangzhou, China, is responsible for the tensions in the alleged maltreatment of Nigerians. The More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, April 11th, 2020

G20 Backs OPEC+, But Deal In Jeopardy As Mexico Refuses Cuts

News Investigators/ In an historic effort to power the oil and gas industry out of its worst tailspin in its 100-year history, the United States, Canada and other G20 nations are backing the OPEC+ group of countries More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 10th, 2020

OPEC+ Close To Ending Oil Price War, Awaits G20 Meeting

News Investigators/ In a move to save the oil industry — facing the biggest crisis in its history — OPEC and Russia have agreed on new production cuts, with the OPEC+ group agreeing to eliminate 10 million More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 9th, 2020

Chinese Medical Team Will Not Treat Covid-19 Patients -CCECC MD Jiang

News Investigators/ The China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) says the Chinese medical team that arrived Nigeria Wednesday are not going to treat coronavirus patients but instead would provide More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

COVID-19: Group Accuses US Of Anti-Chinese Propaganda, Says It’s Hurting Africa-China Friendship

News Investigators/ The Chinese investors Association for Development and Promotion in Nigeria has expressed concern over what it described as United States’ propaganda against China in Africa, warning that More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 7th, 2020

EU Wants To Help Africa, Others Fight Covid-19 With €15Billion

News Investigators/ The European Union is set to give 15 billion euros’ (16.3 billion dollars’) worth of support to Africa and other regions of the world for their efforts to fight the coronavirus pandemic. “In More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, March 29th, 2020

COVID-19: FG Deploys Special Air Force To Evacuate Stranded NCDC Officials From Congo

News Investigators/ The Federal Government has evacuated stranded staff of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), who had been drafted to Brazzaville, the Republic of Congo, to undergo a special capacity More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, March 14th, 2020

Coronavirus Hits More African Countries

The list of African nations hit by the coronavirus keeps growing, with Namibia, Rwanda, and Eswatini among those reporting their first cases. In Eswatini, formerly Swaziland, the health minister said the infected More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

ECOWAS Calls For Urgent Proactive Approach To Africa’s Devt, Peace, Stability

News Investigators/ ECOWAS Vice President, Finda Koroma has called for an urgent need to adopt a more proactive approach to Africa’s common quest for development, peace and stability. Mrs. Koroma made the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 20th, 2020

African Consuls In New York Unites For Collective Stronger Voice

News Investigators/ African Consuls General in New York met for the first time on Wednesday evening and formed a body to give them a collective strong voice on issues of common interest. The group, known as More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 10th, 2020

AU: African Leaders Call For Action To End Malnutrition By 2025

News Investigators/ African countries have made progress toward eradicating malnutrition and stunting but need to do more to hit United Nations malnutrition targets by 2025. This was the thrust of discussion More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

New Visa Policy ‘ll Enhance FDI, Tourism -Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari with officials at the launching of the NVP 2020 News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday assured that the Nigeria Visa (NVP) 2020 would improve the business environment, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 29th, 2020

Macroeconomic Dev Fear Grips Nigerian Businesses -Survey

News Investigators/ Palpable concern about risks in macroeconomic developments rises from #9 to #1 in Nigeria as the economy showed no sign of acceleration in Q3, Allianz Risk says in its 2020 report. The survey More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 29th, 2020

AfDB Boss Urges Youths To Embrace Agric Business, Pledges Continuous Support

By Sadiq Umar /African Development Bank President, Akinwunmi Adesina has pledged to continue the work of transforming Nigeria’s agriculture sector, urging the youths in the country to embrace agriculture business. More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, November 30th, 2019

Nigeria, Neighbours Partner On Gulf Of Guinea Security

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Malabo, said leaders of neighbouring countries would work together and provide all necessary assistance to secure the Gulf of Guinea. The President’s spokesman, Malam More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

FG, ECOWAS, UN Collaborate On Old Persons

The Federal Government is set to work closely with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the United Nations for the introduction and implementation of new and existing policies that would improve More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, November 23rd, 2019

Traffic Officer Shots Taxi Driver

A taxi driver has been shot and injured by a City of Cape Town Traffic Services officer, attached to the “Ghost Squad”. It is understood the incident took place on Friday after the taxi driver rammed the More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, November 23rd, 2019

Lawyer Shot Dead In Court

A lawyer was shot dead after a shotgun being exhibited as evidence during a trial went off in a freak accident.  South African senior advocate Addelaid Ferreira-Watt died at Ixopo Regional Court after More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 21st, 2019

ECOWAS Decries Conflicts In Region

The ECOWAS Parliament and Commission on Wednesday raised concerns over the security challenges in the region. It called for collective efforts to restore stability in the region, especially the political crisis More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Ghana’s Springfield Oil Discovery Is Historic For Local Content In Africa

(News Investigators)/ The soon-to-be-announced deep water oil discovery offshore Ghana by independent Springfield Group is historic for Ghana and Africa’s local content. Not only does it mark the first deep water oil More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Data, Evidence Will Equip African Govt For Future Risk

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Stronger data and evidence will better equip African governments and partners to understand and plan for future risk and to monitor progress toward targets under development frameworks such More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 14th, 2019

Border Opening: Nigeria, Benin, Niger Set Up Committee

Nigeria, the Republic of Benin and Niger, have established a joint border patrol team comprising the Police, Customs, Immigration of the tripartite countries to recommend a date for the reopening of the borders. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, November 7th, 2019

Over 52m Africans Going Hungry As Weather Extremes Hit Continent

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) No fewer  than 52 million people in 18 countries across southern, eastern and central Africa are facing up to crisis levels of hunger as a result of weather extremes, compounded by poverty More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

FG Gives Conditions For Reopening Land Borders

The Federal government has given conditions that ECOWAS Member States must adhere to before reopening its border, including that the ECOWAS states must respect the Rule of Origin for imports. Mr Geoffrey More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

Chimamanda Adichie, Aliko Dangote, Elon Musk, Trevor Noah Make Top 5 in 100 Most Influential Africans List

 Multiple award-winning Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been named as one of the 100 Most Influential People of African descent by the Africa Report. Adichie is Number 4 on the list, and is the only More...

By News Investigators On Friday, October 4th, 2019

Buhari Tasks S/Africans, Nigerians On Tolerance, Adherence To Local Laws

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Pretoria, South Africa, said authorities should be more pro-active in detecting early signals of violence between competitors, while migrants and companies should adhere More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

Xenophobia: Buhari, Ramaphosa Endorse Early Warning Mechanism Against Reoccurrence

Presidents Muhamadu Buhari and Cyril Ramaphosa during the State Visit of Buhari to South Africa Nigeria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs made this known in a joint commique issued in Pretoria following the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

New Orders Fuel Kenya’s Private Sector Activity In Sept–PMI

Kenya’s private sector activity grew for the fifth straight month in September, boosted by an increase in new orders for businesses, a survey showed on Thursday. The Markit Stanbic Bank Kenya Purchasing Managers’ More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

Congo: 20 Dead In Collapsed Gold Mine

At least 20 people were killed Thursday when an unlicensed gold mine collapsed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. According to local media, the accident occurred in the town of Kampene in Maniema Province. Stephane More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

Buhari Arrives S/Africa For State Visit, Bi-National Commission Meeting

 President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday arrived Pretoria, South Africa, for a state visit and 9th meeting of the Bi-National Commission. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s spokesman, who confirmed this More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

AfDB Commends Nigeria’s Resilience, Entrepreneurial Skills

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has commended Nigerians for their resilience and entrepreneurial skills in the 59 years of the country’s existence. A statement  issued by Mr Victor Oladokun, Director, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 23rd, 2019

Mugabe Died Of Cancer – Report

(NERWS INVESTIGATORS) Zimbabwe’s founding president Robert Mugabe had “advanced cancer” when he died in hospital in Singapore on September 6, the state-owned newspaper reported on Monday. The former guerilla More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

ECOWAS Parliament Appeals To Nigeria To Reopen Borders

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The ECOWAS Parliament on Monday appealed to the Nigerian government to reopen its closed borders as it hampers on the implementation of free trade movement within the ECOWAS region. Speaker More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

Ivory Coast, Ghana Looking To Regulate Cocoa Industry’s Sustainability Schemes — Sources

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  Ivory Coast and Ghana are meeting major chocolate makers and grinders in Abidjan on Wednesday, to make plans to regulate the industry’s efforts to source cocoa sustainably, multiple More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

Central Bank, Govt Disagree Over Removal Of Lawmakers’ Oversight On Public Debt

Source: Zambia’s central bank said on Wednesday it opposed government moves to remove lawmakers’ oversight over acquiring more public debt. The Bank of Zambia said in a written submission More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

Xenophobic Attacks: First Batch Of 84 Nigerians Return From S/Africa Today

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The First batch of 84 Nigerians evacuated from South Africa is expected to arrive in Nigeria on Wednesday at 2 p.m. local time via the Murtala Mohammed International Lagos in company of officials More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 9th, 2019

Ex-Zimbabwean President Mugabe To Be Buried On Sunday

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  A government statement, on Monday announced that the late former president of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe will be buried on Sept. 15. Mugabe, 95, died on Sept. 6 in Singapore where he had been More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, September 7th, 2019

Cōte d’Ivoire Supports Adesina’s AfDB Bid With Minister

President Alassane Ouattara of Côte d’ Ivoire has appointed Adama Koné Minister of Economic and Financial Affairs to support the re-election of Dr Akinwumi Adesina as President of the Africa Development Bank More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, September 7th, 2019

WEF Africa Ends In SA With Investments Hopes

The 28th World Economic Forum on Africa has ended in Cape Town, South Africa, producing numerous notable outcomes for investment and partnership. After three days of intensive discussion, the meeting launched More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, September 6th, 2019

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe: From Liberator To Oppressor

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe was feted as an African liberation hero and champion of racial reconciliation when he first came to power in a nation divided by nearly a century of white colonial More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

Attacks On Nigerians In South Africa Absolutely Unacceptable, Unreasonable–Osinbajo

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says attacks on Nigerians in South Africa are absolutely unacceptable, reckless and unreasonable. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement in Abuja, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

Buhari Inaugurates New Cabinet, Retains Petroleum Minister Position

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday swore in the 43 appointed ministers at the Federal Executive Council Chambers, Presidential Villa, Abuja. Buhari who announced the portfolio of each More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

SA Court Says Apartheid Flag Display Hate Speech

South Africa’s equality court on Wednesday restricted the display of the apartheid flag, ruling that it constitutes hate speech, unfair discrimination, and harassment based on race. The old flag, which was More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

VIDEO: South African Journalist Seized In Syria Begs For Help

South African journalist seized in Syria begs for help  (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) South African photojournalist being held captive in Darkoush, Syria made a desperate appeal to the South African government More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 15th, 2019

Guinea Seeks Stronger Economic Ties With Kano Govt.

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The President of the Republic of Guinea, Prof. Alpha Conde, has solicited closer and stronger economic ties between Kano and Guinea. Conde made the call in Kano during a special business More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, August 8th, 2019

ECOWAS Speaker Calls For 30% Women Representation

The Speaker of ECOWAS Parliament, Mr Moustapha Cisse-Lo has called on all member countries to ensure 30 per cent women representation in its ranks. He made the remark during a courtesy visit to the President More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

ECOWAS Commission Urges Laws for Whistle Blower Protection

The ECOWAS Commission on Tuesday urged ECOWAS Parliamentarians to enact laws and take other appropriate measures to protect whistle blowers in the sub-region. Mr Eyesan Okorodudu, Head, Democracy and Good Governance, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

ECOWAS Pledges Support To Credible Elections

The ECOWAS Commission has pledged continued  collaboration with ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) to ensure that elections in West Africa continue to improve. The President of the commission, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

ECOWAS Meets On Fight Against Corruption In The Region

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament is meeting on Tuesday over the status of implementation of the protocol on the fight against corruption in the sub-region. The meeting of the Joint More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 24th, 2019

AfCFTA: Traders Association Wants Ghanaian Govt. To Tackle Insecurity, Review Trade Laws

Ghanaian President (News Investigators)/ The National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) has urged Ghanaian government to review its trade laws and tackle insecurity to successfully host the African Continental More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

Kenyan, Chinese Banks Launch Initiative To Boost Sino-Africa Trade

Kenya’s Stanbic Bank and the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) launched an initiative in Kenya on Wednesday to boost China-Africa trade. The two banks have partnered with Chinese trade agent Zhejiang More...

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By News Investigators On Friday, July 12th, 2019

Relocation Of Afrijapan-AfricAsia Agency Hqtrs To Nigeria Will Enhance Business -FG

PM Shinzo Abe (News Investigators)/ The Federal Government says the relocation of the Afrijapan-AfricAsia International Cooperation’s headquarter to Nigeria will enhance business relationship among the Asian More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 12th, 2019

7 Separatists Killed In Cameroon’s Troubled Anglophone Region

Cameroonian President (News Investigators)/ Seven armed separatists were killed in fresh clashes with government forces early Thursday in Cameroon’s locality of Esu located in troubled English-speaking region More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 8th, 2019

Diaspora Commission Demands Justice For Elizabeth Ndubuisi-Chukwu

South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa (News Investigators)/ The Nigerian government on Monday condemned in strong terms what it described as the unfortunate murder of Elizabeth Ndubuisi-Chukwu, in South Africa. Mrs. More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

Pulling Down Non-Tariff Barriers Alone ‘ll Spur 53% Trade, Adesina Tells African Leaders

Akinwunmi Adesina (News Investigators) /President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwunmi Adesina has urged African governments to work toward the elimination of non-tariff barriers, saying “pulling More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 31st, 2019

$100,000 Prize For Young African Agri-Food Entrepreneurs

Young African farmer (News Investigators) /Generation Africa, an entrepreneurial initiative with $100,000 prize has been launched to encourage young African entrepreneur to venture into the agri-food sector More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

162 Libya Returnees Arrive Lagos

Libya returnees at the MMI Airport (News Investigators) /National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Wednesday received a batch of 162 Nigerians who were stranded in Libya, back into Nigeria. The Coordinator, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Scores Killed In Kenya Terrorist Attack

Kenya Police (News Investigators) /Many people have been killed by suspected militants who attacked a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya. Gunfire and blasts were heard inside the compound in the Westlands More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

ADB Approves $14.12 Million To Support Nigeria’s Membership In ATI

Okechukwu Enelamah The African Development Bank Group, through its Trade Finance operations, has approved a US$14.12 million facility to support Nigeria’s membership in the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI). More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, December 15th, 2018

Climate Change: Delegates Underscore Role Of African Women

Africa must unlock the power of its women and girls if it is to adapt to climate change, cope with disasters and build its green energy sector. That is the message from African delegates as the world prepares More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Rights Advocacy Body Condemns Cameroon’s Travel Ban In Anglophones Regions

(News Investigators) /The Center for Human Rights and Democracy in Africa (CHRDA), has condemned in strong terms the decision by the government Cameroon to impose travel ban on its citizens in Anglophone regions. CHRDA, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 1st, 2018

FOCAC: Nigeria, China To Sign $328 Million Agreement On ICT Dev., In Addition To 25 MoUs

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday arrived Beijing, China’s capital where he is expected to join his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jingping, to witness the signing of an agreement worth $328 More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, August 18th, 2018

BREAKING: Former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, Is Dead.

(News Investigators) /Former Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), Kofi Annan, is dead. Aged 80, Mr. Anna, a Nobel Peace Laureate, died on Saturday after a brief illness. “It is with immense sadness that More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 13th, 2018

OPINION: Watch Out Trump, China Is Taking Africa From Under Your Nose

                                                                     By David A. Andelman ATLANTA, United States of America, August 13, 2018/ — More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

Buhari Emerged ECOWAS Chairman

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari has been elected Chairman of the Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS). Mr. Buhari was elected at the 53rd ordinary session of the ECOWAS Authority of More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

Risks Report Indicates Sharp Rise In Islamist Militant Attacks In Africa

By Sadiq Umar – New report from Control Risks, a specialist global risk consultant, indicates a sharp rise in number of Islamist militant attacks in Africa. In its latest report on ‘Changing Patterns in More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 24th, 2018

Korea Ready To Share Technology, Industrial Experience With Africa, Says Moon

By News Investigators – The Republic of Korea has assured of its readiness to share its technological and industrial revolution experience with Africa. Korean President Moon Jae-in, made this known at the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

African Filmmakers Get Their Ultimate Network

By News Investigators – CINEAFRI, an innovative network that offers free memberships to individual filmmakers and companies and institutions working in African film is scheduled for launch in London. The platform More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 2nd, 2018

Winnie Mandela Dies At 81

By Nuel Suji – Anti-apartheid campaigner and the ex-wife of South Africa’s late President Nelson Mandela, Winnie Mandela is dead. Winnie, the anti-apartheid heroin died at the age 81. Reports quoted her More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 23rd, 2018

Water Scarcity: Greenpeace Warns Of Devastating Future Consequences For South Africans

(By News Investigators)/Greenpeace, a climate advocacy body, has warned that unless urgent steps are taken to solve the problem of water scarcity in South Africa, a devastating future consequence await the country. The More...

By News Investigators On Monday, March 12th, 2018

US Secretary Of State, Rex Tillerson Arrives Abuja Monday

(News Investigators)/The U.S. Secretary of State, Mr. Rex Tillerson, will arrive in Abuja on Monday in continuation of his visit to some African countries. The U.S. Embassy in Abuja said on Sunday that Mr. Tillerson More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Ambazonian Freedom Fighters Accuse Nigeria Govt Of Illegal Detention Of Julius Ayuk Tabe, 10 Others

By Sadiq Umar – The Ambazonia self-determination group in Southern Cameroon has accused the Nigerian Government of complicity in the arrest and illegal detention of its leader Julius Ayuk Tabe, urging the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 8th, 2018

Cameroonian Armed Men Abduct Sisiku AyukTabe In Abuja, Ambazonia Secessionist Movement Alleges

(News Investigators)-The secessionist “Interim Government of the Federal Republic of Ambazonia” says its designate President, Sisiku Julius AyukTabe has been abducted in Abuja, Nigeria capital. He was More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 15th, 2017

1,317 Nigerians Return From Libya In 10 Days, Says NEMA

By Sadiq Umar – The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says a total of 1,317 Nigerians have voluntarily returned from Libya in the last 10 days having been stranded in the volatile country en route More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 1st, 2017

Recall Your Ambassadors From Libya Now, Archbishop Tutu Fellows Tells African Countries

By Nuel Suji – The South-African based Archbishop Tutu Fellows has called on all African countries to recall their ambassadors and diplomatic representatives from Libya, even as it urged investors to divest More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Mugabe Resigns, Mnangagwa To Be Sworn In As President

Embattled Zimbabwe President, Robert Mugabe has resigned from office. He is to be replaced by his sacked deputy, Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected be sworn in later on Tuesday. Speaker of the Zimbabwean parliament, More...