After Rugby Afrique suspended Nigeria from the league early in 2017, new Rugby Federation Elections mandated a change in management. This has led to a far stronger 2017, and excellent positioning for 2018.
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President Muhammadu Behari of Nigeria will be formally commissioning the African Development Bank's new office complex in Abuja on January 18, 2018.
Ringier Africa Digital Publishing (RADP), part of Ringier of Switzerland and a major publisher of media and classifieds in Sub-Saharan Africa, just entered into a digital content license agreement with The New York Times News Service and Syndicate, the licensing and syndicate division of The New York Times.
Nigeria's Jumia (Jumia.com.ng), is making headlines as Africa's biggest e-ommerce website, and in recently securing a second investment of 225 million euros from multiple investors. In the long run, however, the company's most lasting innovation comes from the two-woman team running the company.
The Regional Energy Co-Operation Summit 2018 coming up January 24-25 in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, is finalizing its agenda.
A preliminary program is now available for the eagerly anticipated second West African International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference 2018 (WAIPEC) to be held February 7-8, 2018.
Southern Cameroon, which has been moving to separate from Cameroon as the Federal Republic of Ambazonia (Ambagov.org), suffered a major crisis recently. On January 5, the President of the Interim Government, Sisiku Julius Ayuk Tabe, and nine other officials were kidnapped at gunpoint at 19:30 pm from la Republic du Cameroun, in Nera Hotels, Abuja, Nigeria.
Nigeria-based Primewaterview Limited (wwww.primewaterviewing.com), a real estate development & investment company, announced it will be building Primewaterview Medical City (PMC), the largest hospital in West Africa -- with a total of 2000 beds.
Chief Andu Ogbeh, the Hon. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development for Nigeria, just completed a one week visit to India to explore new partnerships on agricultural development between Nigeria and India.
The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa's largest philanthropy supporting entrepreneurshp, is now accepting applications for business ideas to transform Africa.
Finland has announced its pledge to assist those in Yemen, Northeast Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Ethiopia, suffering from conflicts and drought.
Canada just announced an additional $19.8 million in funding to deal with food shortages in Cameroon, Chad, Ethiopia, Niger, Nigeria, South Sudan and Uganda.
The first complete braille version of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was unveiled on December 11 at the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Lagos, Nigeria.
PayU Receive, a new service from PayU, a digital payment service headquartered in India, is now available in Nigeria. It allows businesses to securely request and receive payments directly from their customers.
Army Brigadier General Eugene J. LeBouef, the U.S. Army Africa's acting commanding general, recently visited Nigeria to engage with senior land force chiefs and meet with war college students in Abuja.
To help protect business investors considering or currently involved with investment opportunities in Africa, a U.S.-based and a Nigerian law firm have joined forced to create the Business African Connection Protection (BCAP Program).
Netherlands-based manufacturer of transformer stations Alfen BV has contracted Solarcentury, the UK’s largest solar company, to build a 2.35 Mwp solar project for food production company Tulip Cocoa Processing Ltd (TCP) in Nigeria.
Dangote Cement Plc of Nigeria, Africa's largest cement company, recently opened its 1.5 mtpa capacity cement plant in Mfila, Congo Braazaville.
A new evidence-based insurance development roadmap for Nigeria's agricultural sector was just introduced by the Federal Government, in collaboration with the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT).
Germany-based Pan Africa Solar Ltd., a developer of solar PV power plants focused on Africa, has contracted with Wärtsilä to build a 95,3MWp (75MWac) solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Nigeria.
On November 22, the Nigeria National Quality Award (NiNQA) ceremony took place in Lagos. The event honored those companies which have complied with international standards for management systems and performance improvement plans.
Purple Capital (www.PurpleCapng.com), a major Nigerian real estate company and financial service provider, has received $12.5 million of funding from Vantage Capital of South Africa (www.VantageCapital.co.za).
The 2016/2017 academic year was a banner year for international students attending United States' institutions of higher education. African enrollment in the U.S. hit an all-time high value of 37,735 for the year, after a 7 percent increase over the previous year.
Mercury, a dangerous neurotoxin, has been known for a long time as one of the most toxic of chemicals used in medical care and in dentistry in particular. The international movement which led its banning in many developed countries has now moved to its latest frontier -- the developing world.
Milost Global Inc., a New York based private equity firm, has signed a financing term sheet worth USD $850 million with Optimum Petroleum Development Ltd., a Nigerian based exploration, development and production company.