Sunday, May 16, 2021

President Buhari To Depart For Paris

President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Abuja on Sunday for Paris, France, on a four-day official visit to attend the African Finance Summit. Spokesman Garba Shehu revealed this in a statement on Saturday. The Summit is to be hosted by French President, Emmanuel Macron. According to Shehu’s statement, the Summit “will be focused on reviewing African economy, following...

Africa Women Entrepreneurs Care Less About Profit – Report

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Africa Women Entrepreneurs Care Less About Profit – Report   ACNNtv Updated 2021 May 12 Source: toppr.com Dayo Adenubi 12 May 2021 A research study carried out by the Tony Elumelu Foundation in partnership with Stanford University found that female African entrepreneurs prioritised social impact over business profitability. The study carried out on a select pool from 140,000 entrepreneurs that applied...

Debris Of Chinese Rocket May Hit Abuja This Sunday

There is a tiny chance that the debris from a Chinese rocket could hit Abuja this weekend. Citing experts and officials, NBC, an American news platform, said a piece of a rocket launched by China in late April is expected to re-enter earth’s atmosphere between late Saturday and early Sunday. “It’s 10-stories tall and twice as heavy as...

Malian Woman Gives Birth To Nine Babies

The nonuplets - five girls and four boys - and their mother “are all doing well,” Mali’s health minister said in a statement. A Malian woman has given birth to nine babies at once — after only expecting seven, according to Mali's Minister of Health and the Moroccan clinic where the nonuplets were born. It appeared...

Tony O. Elumelu Full Speech To Joshua Generation International Youth Conference

Tony O. Elumelu, CON, Chairman of United Bank for Africa, Heirs Holdings, and Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, speaks to 21,000 youth at the Joshua Generation International Youth Conference at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Introduction Good morning All, The Primate of all Nigeria, His Grace, The Most Reverend Henry Ndukuba; The representative of the...

Adesina to Nigerian Govt.: Empower Youths As Oil No Longer Productive

African Development Bank (AfDB) President Dr Akinwumi Adesina, on Wednesday 7th April, 2021, advised the federal government of Nigeria to urgently empower young people by enacting bold policies to guarantee their global competitiveness, warning that addiction to crude oil receipts remain injurious because future billionaires can no longer spring from a sector currently in...

Youth Restiveness, Ticking Time-Bomb for Africa, Others – Tony Elumelu

Mr Elumelu speaks to over 21,000 youth at the Joshua Generation International Youth Conference at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka powered by the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion. The Chairman of the United Bank of Africa (UBA), Mr. Tony Elumelu, has emphasized the need to unlock the potential of youths in Africa, in order to...

Niger: 40 killed in fresh attack

At least, 40 persons have been killed in another attack in Niger. They were killed by a group of armed assailants who ravaged several villages in the Tahoua region near the border with Mali on Monday. Government spokesperson, Abdoulraman Zakaria confirming the attack on Monday said that soldiers were sent to the region and fought the...

Tanzania Swears In First Female President After Magufuli’s Death

Tanzania’s Samia Suluhu Hassan was on Friday sworn in as the country’s first female president after the sudden death of John Magufuli from an illness shrouded in mystery. Hassan, 61, a soft-spoken Muslim woman from the island of Zanzibar, will finish Magufuli’s second five-year term, set to run until 2025. Wearing a bright red headscarf, Hassan...

Tanzania President Magufuli Dies Aged 61

Tanzania’s Vice President Samia Sulhu Hassan has announced the death of President John Magufuli. The announcement was made on Wednesday on state television. Many people will remember him for his controversial handling of the pandemic in Tanzania. Magufuli’s death comes after weeks of speculation that he was infected with Covid-19. Since the pandemic was declared in March 2020,...

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