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Adegbite Harps On Local Development Of Bitumen In Nigeria

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Nigerian Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite has said that there are ample opportunities for investors in the local development of bitumen sub-sector in Nigeria. The minister disclosed this while responding to the enquiry made by the Australian High Commissioner to Nigeria, John Donnelly who visited the ministry on […]

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I Have Learnt a Lot From Highly Skilled Professionals In Mining Sector —Minister

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Nigerian Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite has said that the country’s mining sector is endowed with highly skilled and dedicated professionals many of whom he has learnt a lot from since his assumed office. The minister disclosed this while receiving the Honorary Fellowship Award which was bestowed to […]

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Climate Income: African Nations Need To Include Carbon Fee And Dividend In Revised NDC’s

By DAVID MICHAEL TERUNGWA As African countries steps up efforts to revise and submit their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to the UNFCCC there is the urgent need to include the carbon fee and dividend policy otherwise referred to as climate income as the continents carbon pricing policy to build back better post COVID19, reduce poverty and […]

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US House of Reps Raises Alarm Over Human Rights Violations In Ethiopia

By ERIC OJO (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Chair of the United States House of Representatives Subcommittee on Africa, Karen Bass has expressed her worry over alleged cases of human rights violation in the Tigray region of Ethopia. Bass said there has been an escalation of ethnic violence in the country where extrajudicial killings, sexual violence, […]

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Opera Bridging Digital Divide In Sub-Saharan Africa

  By Jørgen Arnesen (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Africa is a key focus for Opera and we believe there is significant growth ahead. The region is the fastest growing continent in terms of internet penetration. Recent reports from GSMA show that only 300 million out of the total population of 1.1 billion people are connected to the internet […]

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Group Raises Hope On Africa’s Health Security

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) has announced its plan to launch a new initiative aimed at strengthening health security and resilience in Africa. CCA is the leading U.S. business association focused solely on connecting business interests in Africa. It also serves as a neutral, trusted intermediary connecting member firms with the essential […]

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Groups Launch Academy For Training Of Artisans

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – In a bid to address the deplorable state of unskilled artisans in Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation, the Federation of Construction Industry (FOCI) in partnership with Julius Berger Nigeria (JBN) Plc has inaugurated a training academy for artisans in the country. Over the years, the construction industry has been faced by many […]

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Group Inaugurates New Project To Raise Investigative Health Reporters

The International Press Centre (IPC), a frontline media development organization has launched a new initiative to facilitate the emergence of a corps of next generation Investigative Health Reporters. Dubbed, “Media-in-Health-Care-Accountability Project (MeHCA-P)”, the   initiative is supported by the US Consulate-General, Lagos-Nigeria. The six-month project is expected to commence in December. It also seeks to enhance the […]

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End Killings In North East Nigeria, PSC Urges Security Agencies

Incensed by the recent massacre of rice farmers in Borno State by Boko Haram insurgents, the Police Service Commission (PSC) has urged security agencies to take proactive step in ending the spate of killings in that region of Nigeria.   The commission said the security agencies should quickly re-strategize and put an end to the […]

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AfDB Approves $120m Loan To Build Hydropower Project In Tanzania

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $120 million loan to fund the construction of a 50 megawatt hydropower plant in Tanzania. The project which is located in Western Tanzania will provide reliable renewable energy to households, schools, clinics and small and medium-sized enterprises in the Kigoma Region of the country. […]

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5 LGAs Benefit From N300m Water Project In Enugu

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Coca-Cola Foundation (TCCF) through its flagship programme, the Replenish Africa Initiative (RAIN) in partnership with WaterAid, has enhanced water supply in five Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Enugu State with the completion of a N300 million water project. TCCF is an entity funded through Coca-Cola that implements community development programmes throughout […]

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta Tasks African Govts On Service Delivery

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta has urged African governments to ensure that service delivery is prioritized in order to meet the expectations of their citizens.    President Kenyatta gave the charge during the 2020 Africa Delivery Exchange, a virtual two-day event that opened on Tuesday. The workshop which is jointly hosted by […]

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Patronize Made-In-Nigeria Products, Minister Urges Young Nigerians

Picture for this story has been sent via email (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Nigerian Minister for Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite has called on the youths in the country to patronize local products instead of foreign ones. Speaking during series of town hall meetings held with the youth in the three senatorial districts of […]

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AfDB Boosts Sudan’s Response To COVID-19 With $28.2m Grant

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved grants worth $28.233 million for Sudan to shore up the country’s health system to effectively respond and contain the vagaries of COVID-19 pandemic. The grants which are being provided under the African Development Bank’s COVID-19 Response Facility is aimed at mitigating the social and economic impacts […]

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US Reps Move Against Deportation Of Cameroonian Asylum Seekers

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Chair of the United States House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Keren Bass (D-CA), along with 52 other Members of Congress, have called for a halt to the deportations of Cameroonian asylum seekers. When the House was alerted that Africa asylum seekers from Cameroon and other African countries will be […]

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Group Trains 500 Students, Teachers On Climate Change

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – As part of its capacity building initiative on climate change, Global Initiative for Food Security and Ecosystem Preservation (GIFSEP) has trained 500 students and teachers from 63 Senior Secondary Schools in Abuja. The students and teachers who participated in the training workshop were drawn from schools across the six area councils of […]

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We Must Accelerate Renewable Energy In Africa – Adesina

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina has harped on the need to accelerate the development of renewable energy in Africa. Dr. Adesina who made observation on Wednesday at the Finance in Common Summit hosted by the President of France, Emmanuel Macron and UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres for the […]

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Two NGOs Launch Pan-African Initiative to Track COVID-19 Funds

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Two frontline civic-tech Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), BudgIT Foundation and Connected Development (CODE), have jointly inaugurated a Pan-African Tracking System for all COVID-19 intervention funds in Africa. Both NGOs are committed to spearheading the advocacy for openness, transparency and accountability in public finance in the continent. The newly inaugurated tracking system is aimed […]

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AfDB Backs Digital Technology Development In Rwanda

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The African Development Bank (AfDB) has signed a grant agreement with the Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) and Innovation in Rwanda to support the East African nation’s Coding Academy. The Rwanda Coding Academy (RCA) was set up to develop top technology talent to drive a booming, innovation-driven digital economy in […]

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Philips Partners AU To Strengthen Healthcare Systems In Africa

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Philips, a global leader in health technology has joined forces with the African Union (AU) to strengthen healthcare infrastructure and access to care in AU Member States. The new partnership which was announced in Amsterdam today is also aimed at improving access to medical equipment by AU Member States and access to […]

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