Category Archives: Education

ELECTION2017: SADC CONSIDERS ANGOLAN ELECTION AN EXAMPLE FOR AFRICA

LUANDA, The SADC Election Observation Mission (SEOM) to the general election in Angola Friday considered the country’s August 23 election “one of the best observed in Africa”.

This was expressed by the head of mission, …

Confessions of a Boko Haram Defector

MAIDUGURI/WASHINGTON � The way Bana Umar tells it, VOA and other broadcasters helped convince him to leave Boko Haram.

Until the night of August 18, Umar was a fighter for the Islamist radical group, living …

EIGHT MORE AFRICAN COUNTRIES APPLY TO JOIN WTO

NAIROBI, Eight more African countries have applied to join the World Trade Organization (WTO) in a move which is set to boost Africa’s voice on the global trade stage.

Four of them have been given …

Dangote signs $450million jumbo sugar production Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Niger State

In another bold move for self-sufficiency in sugar production through the government’s backward integration policy, the Pan African Conglomerate, Dangote Group (www.Dangote.com) today in Minna, Niger State signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the …

UN and Africa: focus on Sahel and South Sudan

Time running out” to stop terrorism’s spread across the Sahel

Time is “running out” to find and implement solutions to the spread of terrorist groups and their extremist ideology across Africa’s Sahel region. That’s according …