UBA provides $200m Nigeria’s petroleum industry support

The United Bank for Africa Plc has acted as Facility Agent Bank for the Nigerian Commercial…

Minister sacked over viral sex video

The Minister of Education in Zambia, Mr. David Mabumba, was on Wednesday sacked by the country’s…

Independent panel clears Akinwumi Adesina of all allegations

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, president of the Africa Development Bank, has been exonerated of all whistleblower allegations…

UBA Group appoints 6 new country CEOs in Africa, international, senior positions

United Bank for Africa Plc has announced the appointments of Rokia Hacko, Chioma Mang, Chinedu Obeta,…

South Africa to close schools again over spike in coronavirus cases

The South Africa government has ordered the shut down of public schools due to the rise…

Mali crisis: Buhari’s meeting with other leaders ends in stalemate

The truce-seeking trip of the President Muhammadu Buhari to the Malian capital of Bamako on Thursday…

Mali political crisis: Buhari to make first overseas trip in 5 months

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday depart for Bamako, Republic of Mali, on a one-day visit.…

AU denies endorsing Egyptian candidate for WTO top job

The African Union has denied endorsing any candidate for the office of the director-general of the…

Mandela’s youngest daughter, Zindzi, buried in South Africa

Zindzi Mandela, the youngest daughter of South Africa’s first black president and anti-apartheid icon, Nelson Mandela,…

Mali’s political crisis could affect Nigeria, Obasanjo warns

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has warned that the current political crisis in Mali could affect Nigeria…

Togo issues arrest warrant for opposition leader, Agbeyome Kodjo

Togo has issued an international arrest warrant for Agbeyome Kodjo, the runner-up in February’s presidential elections,…

Over 7,000 South African police officers contract COVID-19

A total of 7,021 South African police officers have tested positive for COVID-19. Bheki Cele, South…

Ivorian prime minister, favoured to succeed president, dies at 61

Prime Minister Gon Coulibaly of Ivory Coast has died at the age of 61. In a…

Access Bank begins acquisition talks with another bank

Nigerian lender, Access Bank Plc, is planning to acquire another financial institution as part of its…

Steve Ayorinde@50: Tourism stakeholders host post COVID-19 webinar

  A rich array of stakeholders in African Tourism and Creative Industry will on Thursday, July…

FG says Madagascar’s COVID Organics ingredient grown in Nigeria

The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, on Thursday, revealed the Federal government’s findings on Madagascar’s…

Over 300 elephants die mysteriously in Botswan

Hundreds of elephants have died mysteriously in Botswana’s famed Okavango Delta, the head of the wildlife…

FG secures release of 36 Nigerians ‘caught entering Ghana illegally’

The federal government says it secured the release of 36 Nigerians “caught entering Ghana illegally”. But…

COVID-19: Africa CDC records 48% recovery rate as cases hit 372,812

Data made available by the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has shown…

EFG-Hermes sees Covid-19 pandemic easing in Nigeria by September

EFG-Hermes Holding SAE expects the Covid-19 pandemic to start easing in Africa’s largest economy by September…

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