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AfDB approves $1.5 bn for 20m African farmers to checkmate looming food crisis

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By JacobKubeka - The African Development Bank (AfDB), announced on Friday its approved of a $1.5 billion emergency food production facility for 20 million farmers on the continent to avert a looming food crisis brought on by Russia’s invasion of...

Group faults corruption allegations against new Accountant General of Nigeria, Anamekwe Nwabuoku

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Coalition Of Civil Society Organizations In Nigerian (COCSON) has faulted the recent corruption allegations leveled against the newly appointed Accountant General of The Federation, Anamekwe Nwabuoku by faceless and unknown media organisations. Recall that Mr Nwabuoku was on Sunday appointed...

Kenya eyes $244m budget support from IMF

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) plans to release $244 million to Kenya to finance its budget “in the coming weeks” after its staff expressed their satisfaction with Nairobi’s economic reforms in the face of Covid-19. The IMF said its staff...

Kenya declines Ukraine’s plea to address Parliament

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By Kwanta Douglas - Kenya has declined a request from Ukraine to address Parliament, as Nairobi officials fear being dragged into a conflict with the potential to hurt its bilateral ties with both Kyiv and Moscow. The details emerged on Monday as...

Infantino wants third term as FIFA president

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Gianni Infantino will seek a third term as FIFA president next year, he told the congress of the global football governing body in Doha on Thursday. “Because we are all united here and the members of FIFA are here, I...

Kaduna Train Attach: President Buhari should resign

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By Kassim Afegbua - I read a statement from the presidency last week accusing the opposition Peoples' Democratic Party, PDP, of trying to destabilise an already destabilised, dislocated, disjointed, crippled and demobilised country, presided over by an uncreative president. When...

Namibia observes World Pangolin Day

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Namibia has recorded a total of 320 cases of crimes involving pangolins in the last five years since 2017, a government official said Saturday as the country celebrated World Pangolin Day. The figures consisted of 43 cases in 2017, 62...

EGYPS 2022: Barkindo bags special award on achievement

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By David Iorja - Secretary-General, Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Dr Mohammad Barkindo has received a special award at the Egypt Petroleum Show (EGYPS) 2022 for his achievements. This is contained in a statement released by OPEC on Tuesday in...

There is hope for peace in Ethiopia, UN says

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By Kwanta Douglas - United Nations on Wednesday expressed hope that the ongoing peace talks between the Ethiopian government and Tigray leaders will lead to an end to the conflict. After visiting the war-torn regions of Tigray, Amhara and Afar, UN...

Ethiopia will do everything possible to resolve Tigray conflict -Abiy

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By Theodore Jones - Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Saturday said his government will do everything possible to peacefully resolve the ongoing conflict in Tigray, the northern part of the country. PM Abiy made the remarks at the opening of...

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Micheal Essien divorce reports false – Family

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Former Ghanaian midfielder, Micheal Essien and his wife, Akosua Puni, have not divorced as reported, according to citinewsroom.com. Reports circulating have suggested that Akosua Puni...

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