July 1, 2022

EU−African trade gets new opportunities

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The Ukraine war will also lead to a reorganisation of supply chains in the mechanical and plant engineering sector, strengthening closer economic ties between Europe and Africa. VDMA, Europes’s most important Mechanical Engineering Industry Association has established training centres in Botswana, Nigeria and Kenya, where prospective skilled workers are trained on modern machinery and equipment […]

These women need your help today!

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Are you looking for a quick and concrete way to support women this International Women’s Day? We’ve got you!  Our community is pitching in to fund grants for women in Nigeria who are recovering from human trafficking. They need some financial support to launch and scale their businesses, and get on the road to recovery. Will you chip […]

Nigerian Ambassador pays courtesy call on OECS Ambassador in Geneva

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Wednesday, February 23, 2022 — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Ambassador to the United Nations Office and other international organisations in Geneva, His Excellency Colin Murdoch received His Excellency Abiodun Richards Adejola, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the United Nations and other international organisations in Geneva on Tuesday, […]

OLX Group invests up to $400M in used car marketplace Frontier Car Group at $700M valuation

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By Ingrid Lunden Frontier Car Group, the Berlin-based startup building used car marketplaces targeting high-growth, emerging markets, has picked up another significant round of funding from a strategic backer also focusing on the same geographical opportunity. Today, OLX, the online classifieds division Prosus  (the digital division of Naspers that listed earlier this year in Europe)announced that it would […]

Nigeria dominates crude production outlook from greenfield projects in sub-Saharan Africa over next six years, says GlobalData

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Nigeria will contribute 46% of sub-Saharan Africa’s total crude production from planned and announced projects (greenfield projects) in 2025, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s report: ‘H1 2019 Production and Capital Expenditure Outlook for Key Planned Upstream Projects in Sub-Saharan Africa – Nigeria Dominates Crude Production and Capex Outlook’ reveals that […]

Nigeria’s construction industry has been improving on the back of a rebound in oil markets

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From Global Data Nigeria’s construction industry, having contracted by around 6% in 2016 in the wake of the collapse in oil prices, continued on a steady recovery path in 2018, expanding by 2.4%, following on from 1% growth in 2017, and is expected to grow by 6.1% in the medium term, says GlobalData, a leading data […]

Drink recipe of the week

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Jamaican Sorrel Drink By Healthier Steps From Yummly 8 Ingredients 15 Minutes Ingredients 8 cups water 2 cups sorrel (dried, buds) 2 inches ginger (grated) 1 orange peel 6 allspice berries (/pimento) organic cane sugar organic cane sugar sweetener Sorrel Drink is a popular drink that used to be served mostly during Christmas time in Jamaica, but now its served all year round. It has great health […]

A Nigerian infant was born with message written on her hands saying Jesus is coming back.

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From Snopes On 4 November 2016, a web site called PeopleMagazine.co.za (which appears to be a knock-off of the legitimate celebrity and news publication People Magazine, whose domain is people.com) posted a strange story claiming that a baby girl had been born at General Hospital at Kubwa, Abuja, with her hands clasped together as though […]

Festival travel: best festivals around the world this November

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By Arka Roy Chowdhury From times of India Cayman Islands’ Pirates Week festival included in Times of India’s “Best November Festivals” Cultural festivals are a big reason for travel, and more and more travellers are making their way through world events. Be it for music, art, or any other quirky topic, events in November 2018 […]

Governments around the world are using laws to silence LGBTIQ civil society

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Read online: https://www.outrightinternational.org/content/governments-around-world-are-using-laws-silence-lgbtiq-civil-society Download map: https://www.outrightinternational.org/righttoregister Today, OutRight Action International launches their latest report, The Global State of LGBTI Organizing: The Right to Register. The report highlights a phenomenon in which governments are trying to silence a growing movement for equality by preventing formation and registration of LGBTIQ civil society organizations. This has been happening […]