Zimbabwe: U.S. Issue Ban On Zimbabwe Diamonds

United States of America Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued a ban on the sale of Zimbabwe’s rough diamonds citing the use of forced labor in the extraction of the precious gems in the Marange diamond fields. US embassy In Zimbabwe tweeted the confirmation of five Withhold Release Orders (WROs) issued on September 30, […]

Govt to Reintroduce Toll Gates On Federal Roads

The Federal Government yesterday announced plans to return toll gates on federal highways across the country. The administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo had in 2004 scrapped toll gates across Nigeria. The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, unveiled the plan to reintroduce toll gates while briefing State House Correspondents after the cabinet meeting […]

Nigeria: How Technology in Agriculture Can Reduce Extreme Poverty – Nigeria’s Robotic Engineer

Ndubuisi Ekekwe, a serial high school distinction scholar, is also a holder of four master’s degrees, two doctorates in Management and Microelectronics, and in Electrical Electronics & Computer Engineering, specialising in Robotics and Neuromorphic systems, from the John Hopkins University in the United States. He is an engineering graduate of the Federal University of Technology […]

Liberia: Pres. Weah Wants to Print L$34 Billion in New Money

Based on reported advice from authorities of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), President George Weah, has written the Senate, to authorize the printing of new local currency (money) to replace the current one. While the communication is being circulated in the Legislature, it is reported that President Weah’s Government has already printed the amount […]

Liberia: Lonestar Cell MTN – “We’re Still Offering 3-Days ‘Free’ Calls Promotion”

Christal-Dionne Reeves, Corporate Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Manager for Lonestar Cell MTN, has assured Liberians that the company will maintain the ‘3 days free calls’ promotion.’ Ms. Reeves, who spoke to the Daily Observer, said that Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) have adjusted the package to comply with the new floor prices prescribed by […]

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe ex-president, dies aged 95

Former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe has died aged 95, the country’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on his official Twitter account. Mugabe died in Singapore, where he has often received medical treatment in recent years, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. “It is with the utmost sadness that I announce the passing […]