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EU To Mend Relations With Zimbabwe – EU Commissioner

EU To Mend Relations With Zimbabwe – EU Commissioner

  The EU says on Monday it is eager to mend relations with Zimbabwe but emphasised that the success of the re-engagement process is dependent on Harare’s ability to deliver free, fair and credible elections scheduled for mid-2018. Visiting EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, made the remarks soon after meeting Zimbabwean […]

Nigeria Pays $5.08m UN Dues For 2018

  Nigeria says it has paid its regular UN dues for 2018, making it the 74th out of the 193 Member States of the global international organisation to fulfil its financial obligations. Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General Stephane Dujarric said in New York that Nigeria paid its annual dues in full. Dujarric said: “Nigeria has […]

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South African Trade Missions To Ghana, Nigeria A Success

  South African companies that formed part of the Department of Trade and Industry’s Outward Trade and Investment Mission (OTIM) to Ghana and Nigeria have hailed the trade mission as a success. The two nation OTIM aimed to increase trade and investment between South Africa and the West African countries. The mission also aimed to […]

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SADC Council Of Ministers Underway In South Africa

  The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers’ two-day meeting kicked off in Tshwane this morning with a call for increased focus on industrialisation. With increased industrialisation, the regional bloc is set to diversify economies and expand value chains in the zone. “Industrialisation remains a core pre-requisite for prosperity in the region and […]

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Nigeria Signs MoU With Switzerland On Return Of Stolen Assests

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Swiss government and International Development Association on the Return, Monitoring and Management of Illegally-Acquired Assets Confiscated by Switzerland. The President also signed the Instrument of Ratification of the Agreement between the Nigeria and Singapore for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the […]

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Moscow To Retaliate Series Of Expulsion Of Russian Diplomats – Official

  Moscow says it will retaliate against series of expulsions of Russian diplomats from European countries and will provide a mirror-like response with regard to each case in the coming days, a source in the Russian Foreign Ministry told Sputnik on Monday. “There will be a mirror-like response. We will work it out in the coming days […]

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France, World Bank Announce Grants, Aid To Liberia — CDC

The ruling party in Liberia, Congress for Democratic Change (CDC), reports that the country is receiving grants and aid from France and the World Bank, to support the 2018 budget, as well as stabilise the economy. In a message on its Facebook Page, CDC says, the grants were announced when President George Weah visited France. […]

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Nigeria Calls For Inter – Pilgrimage Ties With Neighbouring African Countries

By Peter Usman, Abuja (Nigeria) – Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Rev Uja Tor Uja has stressed the need to build, promote and strengthen Inter-African Pilgrimage between Nigeria and other neighbouring African countries.  He made the call during a courtesy visit to the Cote d’Ivoire Ambassador to Nigeria, Mrs Toure Maman at […]

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