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Press Conference On Uk’s $2 BN Room2Run Guarantee Project Holds In Egypt

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A press conference to formally announce support for the first projects under the $2 billion Room2Run Guarantee project facilitated by the United Kingdom (UK) will hold today (Thursday) in Egypt. The conference is being jointly organized by Egypt’s Minister of International Cooperation, Dr. Rania Al Mashat, the UK Minister for Development and […]

Former Reality-TV Star Launches New Beauty Accessories For Black Women

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Runway Curls, Mushiya Tshikuka has announced the introduction of new beauty accessories for women of color. Her company, Runways Curls is a popular hair care brand that has been serving customers with quality natural hair wigs and extensions for years The introduction of the new […]

Minister Lauds AfDB’s Support For Sustainable Infrastructure Financing In Egypt

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Egypt’s Minister of International Cooperation, Dr Rania Al-Mashat has commended the African Development Bank (AfDB) for its collaboration and support for the implementation of sustainable infrastructure projects in his country. The minister gave the commendation shortly after the Board of Directors of the AfDB approved a Partial Credit Guarantee of $345 million […]

Diaspora Community Set To Celebrate 60th Anniversary Of Africa Day In Las Vegas

(AFRICAN EXAMINER)- The African Diaspora of Las Vegas, United States, have announced that this year’s edition of the Africa Day celebration will be held on Friday, May 26, and Saturday, May 27, 2023, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Africa Day celebrations are important events for the communities of African descent living in the greater Las […]

ECW Grants Uganda Over $4m To Tackle Influx Of Refugees

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Education Cannot Wait (ECW) has announced a $4.1 million First Emergency Response Grant in Uganda, to enable the East African nation tackle the large influx of refugees. The new grant, which was delivered through the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and Save the Children, brings ECW’s total funding in Uganda […]

AfDB Approves $15m Loan For Infrastructure Financing In Nigeria

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $15 million subordinated loan to Infrastructure Credit Guarantee Company Limited (InfraCredit) to strengthen its capital base and help close Nigeria’s infrastructure financing gap. InfraCredit is a specialized Nigerian credit guarantee company that mobilizes long-term capital from institutional investors, including pension fund and insurance companies, to […]

Snoop Dogg, Jill Scott, Babyface To Grace Cincinnati Music Festival

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Ahead of this year’s edition of the Cincinnati Music Festival, the organizers have announced that the famous American rapper and actor, Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., known professionally as Snoop Dogg, Jill Scott, Babyface will headline the festival. The Cincinnati Music Festival is one of the nation’s oldest and most highly anticipated music […]

Entrepreneur Launches Free Grant Writing Training For African-American Business Owners

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Owner and founder of LiPay Consulting, LLC, Linda Peavy has launched a free grant writing training which is aimed at supporting black-owned businesses and non-profits. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Peavy has pledged to offer free online grant training to 23,000 Black organizations. Her company has written grants and business development funding […]

ECOWAS Court To Hear MRA’s Suit Against Nigeria Over Assassinated Journalists

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The ECOWAS Community Court of Justice in Abuja will Thursday hear a suit filed by Media Rights Agenda (MRA) seeking to compel the Nigerian Government to properly investigate the unresolved killings of 11 journalists killed over a period of two decades. The journalists were killed between 1998 and 2019 under circumstances relating […]

EIB, IFAD Seal €350m Deal To Strengthen Food Security, Climate Adaption In Africa

(AFRICAN DXAMINER) – The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the United Nations (UN) International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have signed two agreements to further strengthen their cooperation in low- and middle-income countries worldwide, with a particular focus on Africa. EIB is the long-term lending institution of the European Union (EU), owned by its Member […]

Buhari Hails Hilda Baci For Placing Nigeria On Global Spotlight

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said he shared in the joy of celebrations as 27-year-old gourmet chef, Hilda Bassey Effiong, aka Hilda Baci, makes history by breaking the world record of longest hours of cooking, finding her way into the Guinness Book of Records, and placing Nigeria on the global spotlight. In […]

Paradigm Initiative Faults Composition Of Council For Data Protection Commission

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Paradigm Initiative (PIN) has expressed concerns over the exclusion of civil society in Nigeria from the proposed Data Protection Commission’s Governing Council. This is coming at a time when the legislature is discussing the country’s Data Protection Bill, which seeks to establish an independent and effective regulatory commission to oversee data protection […]

EIB Records €4.3bn Investments For Africa In 2022

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – European Investment Bank (EIB) Group has said that its investments for Africa in the 2022 fiscal year amounted to €4.3 billion. The EIB is a long-term financing institution owned by Member States of the European Union (EU). It finances sound investments contributing to EU policy goals. The EIB Group supports projects in […]

BWF Shuttle Time Initiative Will Storm Edo, Delta, Bayelsa, Kaduna Soon – CSED

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –The newly introduced Shuttle Time initiative, a grassroots programme developed by Badminton World Federation (BWF) will be hosted in Edo, Delta, Bayelsa within the next three months. Shuttle Time is a project in which lessons are designed to provide children with a positive image of badminton by providing children and young people with […]

Kenyan President William Ruto Lauds German Investments In Green Energy

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President of Kenya, William Ruto has commended the German Government for its support and investments in the green energy sector, particularly in the Kenyan economy. President Ruto made the commendation during the visit of the German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz to Kenya. Scholz  visited Africa’s largest geothermal plant in East African country. “Our […]

Global Affairs Canada Applauds Africa Climate Change Fund

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Global Affairs Canada Cooperation for Pan-African and Regional Development Programme has commended the Africa Climate Change Fund (ACCF) for its interventions. The ACCF is a multi-donor trust fund well positioned to contribute to the achievement of the goals set by African Development Bank (AfDB)’s to triple its climate financing efforts and foster […]

Protect Media Freedom, MRA Urges Nigeria’s President-elect

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – As preparations for the inauguration of Nigeria’s President-elect, Bola Tinubu, gather momentum, Media Rights Agenda (MRA), has urged him to make a commitment to protect media freedom in the country. MRA said the President-elect should do so by, among other things, reviewing and amending existing laws and regulations to ensure they provide […]

Centre Tasks African States On Freedom Of Expression, Access To Online Information

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria in South Africa, has urged African States to facilitate the rights to freedom of expression and access to information online and offline. The Centre said governments across the continent can achieve this by creating an environment that promotes the free flow of information with independent, […]

Confab For Black Women In Corporate America Kicks Off May 18

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – This year’s edition of retreat and leadership development conference for Black women in corporate America has been scheduled to hold from May 18 to 21. The event which is dubbed, “Black Woman Leading LIVE!”, will be held in Clearwater Beach, FL at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort. Founder and Chief Executive Officer […]

AfDB Unveils New Whistleblowing Policy

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has flagged off a six-month campaign to sensitize its internal and external stakeholders on its new Whistleblowing Policy. The new Whistleblowing Policy, which was approved by the AfDB’s Boards of Directors in January this year, brings retaliation by contractors, consultants and suppliers under the bank’s sanctions […]



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