CROSS RIVER GETS CERTIFICATION TO EXPORT MADE IN NIGERIA CLOTHING

CROSS RIVER GETS CERTIFICATION TO EXPORT MADE IN NIGERIA CLOTHING

Cross River Garment Factory becomes export-licenced company for Made in Nigeria clothing.

The Nigerian government through the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) have granted Cross River Garment Factory the licence to export Made in Nigeria clothing beyond the shores of Nigeria to other parts of the world.

The Nigerian government …

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GHANA PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO INSPECTS OIL MILL FACTORY AND OTHER PROJECTS

GHANA PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO INSPECTS OIL MILL FACTORY AND OTHER PROJECTS

Ghana’s President Akufo-Addo inspect and commission different projects in the state capital.

During the inspection of the Birim Oil Mill in Kade, President Akufo-Addo said; the project will enable small scale farmers to increase their cultivation of Oil palm. Meanwhile, Oil palm will serve as input for products like laundry …

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RWANDA CALLS FOR DEEP AFRICAN PARTNERSHIP TO BOOST CONTINENT’S ECONOMY

RWANDA CALLS FOR DEEP AFRICAN PARTNERSHIP TO BOOST CONTINENT’S ECONOMY

Rwanda calls for African partnership to help boost African economy.

Rwanda, the landlocked East African country recently held a Trade Facilitation and Manufacturing forum in Kigali. At the forum, Rwandan top officials stressed on the need for deeper African partnership especially between its fellow East African neighbours. The Forum served …

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ANGOLA NOW MEMBERS OF GAS EXPORTING COUNTRIES FORUM (GECF)

ANGOLA NOW MEMBERS OF GAS EXPORTING COUNTRIES FORUM (GECF)

Angola have joined the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF).

Angola have now become a member of the the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF). They are now the sixth African member to join the forum after Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea.

The Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) is a transnational organization consisting …

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NIGERIA ECONOMY IN NEED OF PRIVATE INVESTMENTS – LCCI

NIGERIA ECONOMY IN NEED OF PRIVATE INVESTMENTS – LCCI

LCCI advocates for increased private investments in Nigeria economy.

President of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Mr. Babatunde Ruwase, said Nigeria economy is in need of private investments. These investments will help create jobs, diversify the economy and also improve the welfare of the country’s inhabitants.

He …

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African delegates attending Paris Peace Forum

African delegates attending Paris Peace Forum

The Paris Peace Forum is neither a summit nor a conference. It is a new annual event based on a simple idea: international cooperation is key to tackling global challenges and ensuring durable peace.

To support collective action, it gathers all actors of global governance under one roof for three …

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GHANA LAUNCHES COMMODITY EXCHANGE IN ACCRA

GHANA LAUNCHES COMMODITY EXCHANGE IN ACCRA

Ghana launches Commodity Exchange for Agricultural products.

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo, have launched a commodity exchange in Ghana. The exchange will help farmers market their products and also receive payments within 24 hours.

The Ghanaian government has also identified the commodity exchange as a key driver in realizing its goal …

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RWANDA AND ALIBABA GROUP SIGN AGREEMENT TO HELP BOOST ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

RWANDA AND ALIBABA GROUP SIGN AGREEMENT TO HELP BOOST ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Rwanda and Alibaba sign an electronic world trade platform (eWTP) agreement to help boost economy.

The Rwandan government and Alibaba Group, a leading international online commerce company; have signed three (3) Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) to help boost the country’s economy.

Under the agreement, Alibaba have also established an electronic …

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NIGERIA RECEIVES €31m FROM GERMANY’S KfW DEVELOPMENT BANK

NIGERIA RECEIVES €31m FROM GERMANY’S KfW DEVELOPMENT BANK

KfW development Bank supports Nigeria’s Infrastructure development with €31 million investment.

To help boost infrastructure development in Nigeria; the largest investment bank in Europe, KfW Development Bank have invested €31 million. Receiving the €31 million investment is Infrastructure Credit Guarantee Company Ltd (InfraCredit).  InfraCredit is a specialised infrastructure credit enhancement …

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EXXON MOBIL TO BEGIN OIL EXPLORATION IN GHANA

EXXON MOBIL TO BEGIN OIL EXPLORATION IN GHANA

Exxon Mobil set to begin Oil exploration in Ghana.

Exxon Mobil, the world’s fourth largest oil company is ready to begin full-scale exploration for oil in Ghana. The base for the exploration is the West Cape Three Points in the Western Region; near Ivory Coast.

The Global Oil giant has …

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BASIC FACTORS AFFECTING INFRASTRUCTURE IN AFRICA

BASIC FACTORS AFFECTING INFRASTRUCTURE IN AFRICA

Infrastructure is vital for any economy to grow. It is also essential that for any developing countries to grow, then Infrastructure must be  at the forefront. We all know that Africa has a huge potential but lack or inadequate infrastructure is affecting it.

This inadequate infrastructure remains a major obstacle …

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CHAD TO RECEIVE US$125m SUPPORT FROM WORLD BANK

CHAD TO RECEIVE US$125m SUPPORT FROM WORLD BANK

Chad to get US$125 million developmental support from World Bank

To help support developmental projects in the Chad; World Bank have announced a US$125 million support for the Central African country.

Acoording the the Bank, the support will two frameworks. The signatories for the support agreement were Chadian minister of …

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TAIN DISTRICT CHIEF EXECUTIVE UNVEIL BUILDING PROJECT IN GHANA

TAIN DISTRICT CHIEF EXECUTIVE UNVEIL BUILDING PROJECT IN GHANA

Tain District looking for more support to develop the district after completion of classroom blocks in Ghana

Tain district chief has unveil two six-unit classroom blocks in Ghana. This classroom is for Soronoase/Kwaedenden and Nkrankrom communities in the District.

Meanwhile, the two six-unit classrooms have a library, stores, office, solar …

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UGANDA RURAL ELECTRIFICATION PROGRAMME GETS US$212m

UGANDA RURAL ELECTRIFICATION PROGRAMME GETS US$212m

Uganda gets US$212 million from Chinese government for Rural Electrification Programme.

The Chinese government have given a US$212 million loan to Uganda to help support its rural electrification programme. Uganda plans to increase its rural electrification access rate to 51 per cent by 2030. Under the rural electrification programme it …

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MALI TO OPEN US$139m 90MW POWER PLANT NEXT WEEK

MALI TO OPEN US$139m 90MW POWER PLANT NEXT WEEK

Mali’s 90MW power plant to go online by next week

Mali’s first independent power project, a 90MW power plant will become active by next week. The 90MW plant costs about US$139.06-million (€122-million), and will also help drive foreign investment in the West African country. It’s location is in the gold-rich …

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MOZAMBICAN ENTREPRENEUR RECEIVE GOLD AT WORLD INVESTMENT FORUM 2018

MOZAMBICAN ENTREPRENEUR RECEIVE GOLD AT WORLD INVESTMENT FORUM 2018

Mozambican entrepreneur receives gold medal at the ongoing World Investment Forum 2018 in Geneva.

The World Investment Forum is a biennial programme that promotes investment for sustainable development. It also aids the facilitation of policy dialogue among a diverse community of investment stakeholders.

The award was given to Uneiza Ali

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NIGERIA RECEIVES US$24m INVESTMENT FROM USADF FOR BOOSTING RURAL FARMING

NIGERIA RECEIVES US$24m INVESTMENT FROM USADF FOR BOOSTING RURAL FARMING

USADF have provided Nigerian cooperative societies with US$24 million to help boost local enterprises and rural farming.

To improve rural farming and local enterprise in Nigeria, cooperative societies in Nigeria receive about US$24 million in grants by the United States African Development Foundation (USADF).

Reports from Diamond Development Initiatives (DDI) …

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SOUTH AFRICA GETS STEEL AND ALUMINUM TARIFF EXEMPTION FROM UNITED STATES

SOUTH AFRICA GETS STEEL AND ALUMINUM TARIFF EXEMPTION FROM UNITED STATES

Some companies in South Africa get tariff exemption from U.S on its Steel & Aluminum products.

Some local producers in South Africa have receive steel & aluminum tariff exemption from the United States Government. President Donald Trump’s decision last year to enact a 25 percent and 10 percent tariff on …

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NIGERIAN AGRICULTURAL SECTOR TO GET US$1.1bn INVESTMENT FROM BRAZIL

NIGERIAN AGRICULTURAL SECTOR TO GET US$1.1bn INVESTMENT FROM BRAZIL

Nigerian agricultural sector will receive investment from Brazil worth US$1.1 billion by the end of October 2018.

The Nigerian agricultural sector will receive a US$1.1 billion investment from the Brazilian government by the end of October 2018. This information is according to Ricardo Guerra de Araujo, Brazil’s Ambassador to Nigeria. …

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MALAWI GOVT STOP MAHATMA GHANDI STATUE CONSTRUCTION

MALAWI GOVT STOP MAHATMA GHANDI STATUE CONSTRUCTION

Mahatma Ghandi Status construction put to halt by government in Malawi.

Malawi government has order the immediate stop to the construction of mahatma ghandi statue. This is due to increase pressure from malawians that it hold not significant meaning. According to report, resident feel it is irrelevant to celebrate an …

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