Ethiopian govt draws roadmap towards ratifying Africa free trade deal.

Prime Minister of Ethiopia Abiy Ahmed, has stated that the government is ready to ratify the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) deal and deposit its instruments to the African Union. Ethiopia he said was ready to follow the move by Ghana and neighbouring Kenya – who became the first …

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CIBN rekindle strives to enable Nigerian lawmakers pass FSS bill.

The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has appealed to the National Assembly to pass the Financial System Strategy (FSS) Bill into law to promote financial inclusion and strengthen electronic payment system. A statement by the Spokesperson for the Institute, Mrs Folake Akintayo, said the CIBN President, Prof. Segun …

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Could RENAMO party end with this close of era?

It is the end of an era. Afonso Dhlakama, the man who led the country’s opposition for almost 40 years, died suddenly in his Gorongosa bush camp. Dhlakama led Renamo, which was created in 1976, through a brutal civil war against the Marxist-inspired Frelimo government until the conflict ended in …

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Policemen Takeover Kano House of Assembly, Deny Members Access into the Complex

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Heavily armed policemen have sealed the complex of Kano state House of Assembly in the early hours of Monday. Reports say that the armed policemen were deployed to the House about 2 am to prevent members from gaining access into the Assembly Complex. The deployment of the armed policemen may be …

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Nigeria: Lawmakers pledges commitment to fight drug abuse in Katsina state.

Katsina State House of Assembly says it is committed to enacting and amending the relevant laws that will curtail drug trafficking, abuse and consumption in the state. Abubakar Kusada, the Speaker of the Assembly, made this known in Daura on Monday when he addressed hundreds of people at the naming …

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PDP sympathize with CAN over General secretary loss.

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday, described the death of General Secretary of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Musa Asake, as shocking and painful. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, in Abuja, the party said that the demise of Asake’s death as big …

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