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Report of the EU-AU Digital Economy Task Force

The 8th edition of the Digital Assembly took place in Bucharest, Romania. The event, co-organised by the Commission and the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, brought together representatives of EU Member States with stakeholders from industry, academia and civil society. Discussions focused on what is needed to accelerate the digital transformation and ensure […]

Free Saharawi from Moroccoan colonial control, NLC warns

By Victor Akaa, Abuja In a bid to deepen solidarity and expand support for total liberation of western Sahara, the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has called Nigerian, world leaders to help Saharawi gain its sovereignty from Moroccan dictatorship. The NLC acting president, Comrade Najeem Yasin made the call when the President of Saharawi Arab Democratic […]

ABEF urges African businesses to dive in to the Blue Economy

Africa Blue Economy Forum (ABEF) comes to Tunis on June 25-26; Confirmed speakers include Government ministers and officials from Gabon, Ghana, Morocco, Somaliland, Tunisia and Seychelles; Aims to raise awareness of the economic, social and environmental benefits of the Blue Economy. African businesses are being challenged to wake up to the economic, social and environmental […]

Prince Kayode named intra-African trade Ambassador

By Lubem Gena, Abuja In consideration of his enormous commitment and contribution to the development of the African economies through a unified approach, the President of Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Prince Adetokunbo Kayode has been named as the African Union (AU) intra-African trade Ambassador. Prince Kayode, the 10th President of the ACCI, […]

Nigeria, Cameroon troops kill 27 insurgents

Nigeria and Cameroon troops have killed 27 Boko Haram fighters in a joint clearance operation. They destroyed gun trucks and recovered arms and ammunition belonging to the terrorists. Col. Sagir Musa, the Acting Director Army Public Relations, confirmed that the troops encounter with the terrorists took place in the Northern part of Wulgo, Tumbuma, Chikun […]

Sudan’s new leader Gen. Ibn Ouf quits

The head of Sudan’s new ruling military council, General Awad Ibn Ouf, announced his resignation on Friday, less than 24 hours after being sworn in, following the ouster of long-time president Omar al-Bashir. His move came shortly after the council’s political chief Lieutenant General Omar Zain al-Abdin told Arab and African diplomats at a meeting […]