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Nigeria’s 2015 Elections: Limiting the Violence

Nigeria’s politics is sliding dangerously towards violence before, during and after the February 2015 elections. With only three months to the polls, mitigating bloodshed requires urgent improvements in security and electoral arrangements, as well as in political mindsets. Nigeria’s February…

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Nigerian companies meet international pharmaceutical standards

The WHO Prequalification Team (WHO/PQT) announced on 21 November 2014 that the pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities of Evans Medical Ltd, May & Baker Nigerian Ltd, and Chi Pharmaceuticals Limited, all located in Nigeria, have been jointly inspected with Nigeria’s National Agency…

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ASSE Nigerian Chapter to Host Second Conference

American Society of Safety Engineers, (ASSE),  the world’s oldest professional safety society, invites safety professionals to register for NIGERIA PDC 2015, a three-day professional development conference and exposition in Lagos, Nigeria on March 3-5, 2015, it was announced on 19th…

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Law enforcement agencies meet to tackle illicit trade in tobacco products

Members of global, regional and local law enforcement, revenue and customs agencies will meet in Cape Town at the end of November to collaborate on efforts to address the scourge of illicit tobacco trade in sub-Saharan Africa, it was announced…

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Internet access should encourage consumer spending

Increased Internet  access will generate more consumer spend than any other media product or service in the next five years in the South African entertainment and media industry, according to a report issued by PwC on 18th September. South Africa’s…

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Nigerians selling on mobofree.com

Nigerians Are Selling Unused Items Worth USD 526 million on MoboFree.com.  MoboFree said it expects the total volume of items for sale in its marketplace to reach USD 1.5 billion by 2015 MoboFree.com, the leading African social marketplace, announced on 18th…

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Ebola task force for travel & tourism – WHO

The World Health Organization said on Monday 18th August 2014 that it had set up a task force with the global airline and tourism industry in an effort to contain the spread of Ebola. The UN agency said it was…

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World Bank gives $5 billion for electricity

The World Bank Group today committed $5 billion in new technical and financial support for energy projects in six African countries– Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, and Tanzania—which have partnered with President Obama’s Power Africa initiative. Making the announcement on…

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Reflections on the Commonwealth Games

As the Commonwealth Games 2014 comes to a close in Glasgow, we reflect on the performance of the African nations, in what has been hailed the ‘best Games ever’. Out of all the African nations, South Africa finished top at…

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The Friendly Games: Glasgow 2014, Day 5

Glasgow 2014: results from day 5 Athletics Blessing Okagbare takes 100m gold, By Ben Bloom: www.telegraph.co.uk The fastest woman in Africa is now the fastest woman in the Commonwealth. Blessing Okagbare backed up a series of scintillating runs at Hampden…

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