Agoa – Vital Boost for Aba Leather, Garment Cluster

[This Day] In a bid to enhance the industrial value of manufacturers in Abia State, Fidelity Bank, in collaboration with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) and Ghana-based West African Trade and Investment (WATI) hub recently held a capacity …

[This Day] In a bid to enhance the industrial value of manufacturers in Abia State, Fidelity Bank, in collaboration with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) and Ghana-based West African Trade and Investment (WATI) hub recently held a capacity building workshop on the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) to sensitise the Aba leather and garment cluster on essential services targeted to build their businesses. Amby Uneze reports

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NHF Calls for Physical, Health Activities in Childhood, Youth

[This Day] The Nigerian Heart Foundation (NHF), has called on the government to among other things incorporate physical and health education activities in the curriculum of all private and public schools in the country for children and youths.

[This Day] The Nigerian Heart Foundation (NHF), has called on the government to among other things incorporate physical and health education activities in the curriculum of all private and public schools in the country for children and youths.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Eliminating Meningitis, Other Diseases Through Vaccination

[This Day] Vaccines have significantly reduced the threat of diseases like polio, measles, cholera and influenza that were once widespread and sometimes fatal worldwide. Today, more people benefit from safe and efficacious vaccines than ever before – a…

[This Day] Vaccines have significantly reduced the threat of diseases like polio, measles, cholera and influenza that were once widespread and sometimes fatal worldwide. Today, more people benefit from safe and efficacious vaccines than ever before - and the list of diseases that vaccines can help prevent continues to grow.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Global Rankings As Affirmation of Nigerian Banks

[This Day] With the ranking of five Nigerian banks, especially FirstBank, which has been named the number 1 Banking Brand in Nigeria for the sixth year in a row, Raheem Akingbolu reckons that Nigerian banks have indeed become global brands.

[This Day] With the ranking of five Nigerian banks, especially FirstBank, which has been named the number 1 Banking Brand in Nigeria for the sixth year in a row, Raheem Akingbolu reckons that Nigerian banks have indeed become global brands.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Succession Race for Leadership of the ANC Heats Up

[Deutsche Welle] The succession debate in South Africa is heating up with Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa rallying support for a bid to replace Jacob Zuma as leader of the ANC.

[Deutsche Welle] The succession debate in South Africa is heating up with Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa rallying support for a bid to replace Jacob Zuma as leader of the ANC.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ukam – Corruption in Judiciary Is Alarming

[This Day] Lawyers are usually unwilling to admit that there is corruption in the judiciary. But not Professor Tony Ukam, a legal practitioner with 28 years experience?. In this interview with Vincent Obia, he said judges are not angels even though the…

[This Day] Lawyers are usually unwilling to admit that there is corruption in the judiciary. But not Professor Tony Ukam, a legal practitioner with 28 years experience?. In this interview with Vincent Obia, he said judges are not angels even though they like to see themselves as divine beings. He also spoke on why it took the south more than 30 years to produce a Chief Justice of Nigeria. Excerpts:

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20 Dead in Kasai Amid Lulua-Luba, Chowe-Pende Feud – UN

[Al Jazeera] At least 20 people were killed in ethnic clashes last week in Democratic Republic of Congo’s troubled Kasai region, according to the United Nations. The UN’s DR Congo mission said in a statement on Wednesday that the clashes took place in …

[Al Jazeera] At least 20 people were killed in ethnic clashes last week in Democratic Republic of Congo's troubled Kasai region, according to the United Nations. The UN's DR Congo mission said in a statement on Wednesday that the clashes took place in the central region, east of the Kasai capital, Tshikapa.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Magufuli Issues Stern Warning Against Anti-Union Agitators

[Citizen] Dodoma -President John Magufuli yesterday led the country in commemorating 53 years of the Union of Tanganyika and Zanzibar, which gave birth to Tanzania, and issued a stern warning that his government would not tolerate those harbouring sece…

[Citizen] Dodoma -President John Magufuli yesterday led the country in commemorating 53 years of the Union of Tanganyika and Zanzibar, which gave birth to Tanzania, and issued a stern warning that his government would not tolerate those harbouring secessionist intentions.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania