Tag: Africa

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World Bank Report: Over 20,000 girls married off illegally each day

World Bank Report: Over 20,000 girls married off illegally each day

At least 20,000 girls around the world are married off illegally each day, with child marriage often deeply rooted in tradition despite being outlawed ...
Nigeria first African side to qualify for 2018 World Cup

Nigeria first African side to qualify for 2018 World Cup

Substitute Alex Iwobi propelled the Super Eagles to the 2018 World Cup with a late strike that earned the Nigerian team a 1-0 victory over Zambia. ...
Tony Elumelu foundation set to host largest gathering of African entrepreneurs

Tony Elumelu foundation set to host largest gathering of African entrepreneurs

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s largest philanthropy focused on supporting entrepreneurship on Thursday announced that the 3rd annual TEF ...
Attacks Against Albinos for Body Parts, Profit Must Stop, Says UN

Attacks Against Albinos for Body Parts, Profit Must Stop, Says UN

"When I was sleeping in my house, four people came and started attacking me with machetes," said Mariama Staford, an albino in Tanzania. "One of those ...
Nigeria’s Creditworthiness Stabilizing- UBS

Nigeria’s Creditworthiness Stabilizing- UBS

....Creditworthiness improved by higher commodity prices and stronger economic outlook UBS Wealth Management's Chief Investment Office (CIO) said M ...
Half year: Dangote Cement records 12.6% Sales volume increase across Africa

Half year: Dangote Cement records 12.6% Sales volume increase across Africa

Dangote Cement, Africa’s largest cement producer, has announced its unaudited results for the six months ended 30th June 2017, posting a 12.6 percent ...
Why The 2017 G-20 Summit Matters To Africa

Why The 2017 G-20 Summit Matters To Africa

The G20 comprises the nineteen countries that have the world’s largest economies, as well as the European Union. The countries are Argentina, Australi ...
Osinbajo At The 2017 African Union Summit in Addis Ababa

Osinbajo At The 2017 African Union Summit in Addis Ababa

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN,  on Monday at the ongoing African Union summit in Addis Ababa where he led the discussion on peace and security a ...
Population Growth Takes Center Stage At African Union Summit

Population Growth Takes Center Stage At African Union Summit

One of the key issue on the agenda of the ongoing African Union summit in Addis Ababa is utilizing the continent's population growth. Many fear the ri ...
Obasanjo Urges Two-Track Approach for ECOWAS Currency

Obasanjo Urges Two-Track Approach for ECOWAS Currency

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has proposed that the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) adopt a two-track approach to the ...
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