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Britain helps Kenya prepare for roll-out of coronavirus vaccine

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Britain said on Wednesday it was helping Kenya prepare to roll out the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Astrazeneca and Oxford University, as African nations race...
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Over 8,000 passengers access e-ticketing on Abuja-Kaduna train route

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Less than a week of the commencement of e-ticketing on the Abuja-Kaduna rail line, over 8,000 passengers have accessed the portal, the Minister of Transportation,...
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Kano Disco to engage 200 communities to boost revenue collection

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Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) is set to engage over 200 communities in its effort to boost revenue collection and improve service delivery. Dr. Jamil...
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World Bank to invest $5 billion in Africa’s drylands

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The World Bank Group plans to invest over $5 billion over the next five years to help restore degraded landscapes and improve agriculture productivity. According...
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France, World Bank, AfDB pledge $25.5 billion against desertification in Africa

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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...
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Jaiz chief: Hajj savings scheme game changer for Muslim pilgrimage

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The Managing Director/Chief Executive, Jaiz Bank Plc, Mr. Hassan Usman, has said the commencement of savings initiative for the hajj is a dream come true...
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Afreximbank expands trade finance intermediary initiative

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The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) says it increased its Trade Finance Intermediaries (TFIs) to more than 65 in 30 African countries in 2020 with more...
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Nigerian government commences N30,000 grants to Uber drivers, Keke NAPEP riders

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The federal government has commenced the disbursement of N30,000 grants for transporters as a measure to support those affected by COVID-19 pandemic under its economic...

Ethiopia: UN ‘deeply worried’ over impending military offensive – chief

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed “deep concern” over the unfolding conflict in the breakaway Tigray region of Ethiopia. Guterres’ latest comments on the conflict...

Nigerian firm to train 300 youths on meter installation

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Indigenous electricity meter manufacturing company, MOMAS, has offered free training on prepaid meter installation for 300 unemployed youths to complement Federal Government’s mass metering programme....