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Europe’s populists fearful of social media restrictions

Europe’s populist leaders are outraged by the decision of U.S. social-media giants to block U.S. President Donald Trump from posting on their sites. They fear...
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France, World Bank, AfDB pledge $25.5 billion against desertification in Africa

The war against desertification in Africa has gotten a boost with funding coming from multinational donor agencies and the government of France. The financiers committed...

Coronavirus: NANTA gets 4.9 percent share of N5 billion funds, warns against further lockdown

The National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) has received about N196 million out of N5bn given to the aviation industry as Covid-19 Palliative to...
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AfDB appoints directors-general, deputy directors-general in regional offices

The African Development Bank Group has announced the appointment of directors-general for the East, Central and Southern Africa regions and deputy general for the East,...
African News

Africa’s second coronavirus wave ‘more aggressive’

The second wave of coronavirus hitting Africa is “more aggressive” than the first, according to the head of the African Centres for Disease Control (CDC),...

NPA: How we facilitated process for Caverton to import, assemble large helicopter

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) demonstrated its prowess last weekend with the successful assemblage of a large Caverton helicopter imported from Sikosky Company, USA. The...
Tech UK

TikTok faces legal action from 12-year-old girl in England

A 12-year-old girl is hoping to take legal action against video-sharing app TikTok, claiming the company uses children’s data unlawfully. A court has ruled the...
Business Finance

SunTrust Bank boosts SMEs with N23.96 billion loan

In its commitment to make the growth of the small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) its primary focus, SunTrust Bank gave out N23.96 billion as...
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Banks pivotal to success of AfCFTA – Ecobank chief

The Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria, Mr. Patrick Akinwuntan, has said the success of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will rely heavily on the...
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World Bank approves $60 million to fight youth unemployment in Benin

ABS-CBN The World Bank International Development Association (IDA) has approved the sum of $60million for the Republic of Benin to help the West African country...