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The declining power of West African football clubs will be reflected in the CAF Champions League group draw in Cairo on Wednesday, where none have qualified.
I first met Oluwatosin "Mr Eazi" Ajibade in Lagos, on one of those days around Christmas when the IJGBs ("I Just Got Backs" - local slang that pokes fun at visiting Nigerians) descend from all corners of the Diaspora to partake in festive debauchery ...
Hapag-Lloyd will apply a Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) for all container typeson the Europe to West Africa trade effective for sailings as of May 15, 2017 and valid until further notice the PSS from Europe (incl.
(CBS) - The West African child who had a rare and risky surgery in Chicago has been reunited with her family overseas. baby Dominique - as the doctors and her host family fondly called her - is home with mom and dad in the Ivory Coast, less than two ...
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently recognized Sandia National Laboratories for its efforts in combating the 2014-2016 ebola virus disease (EVD) ...
Daily Trust: Pressure has mounted on the Federal government to review the bilateral air service agreements (BASAs) it signed with foreign airlines following the ...
Note: The headline of this article originally placed Kenya in West Africa. It is, in fact, in East Africa. Note: the opinions expressed in this column are those of the writer and do not necessarily reflect those of High Country News, its board or staff ...
Khartoum - The Minister of commerce Ambassador Salah Mohamed Al-Hassan met at his office Sunday with the delegation of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) headed by its Executive Secretary Khawla Matar.
(RTTNews.com) - Tullow Oil Plc. (TLW.L) issued a trading update for the period from 1 January to 26 April 2017. Ahead of its annual general meeting today, Tullow Oil noted that its West Africa working interest oil production for the first quarter of ...
Teranga Gold Corp. (TSX: T.TGZ, TGCDF, Forum) on Tuesday announced two new gold discoveries from its exploration at Golden Hill, a joint venture with Australia stock exchange-listed Boss Resources Ltd.
London - Tullow Oil PLC (TLW.LN) said Wednesday West Africa net working interest oil production, including production-equivalent insurance payments, averaged 85,700 barrels of oil a day for the first quarter 2017, and backed its full-year guidance of ...
Seismic player to use its Osprey Explorer for the upcoming 2D survey.
Press Release - A Coventry University graduate devoted to tackling terrorism will talk about how he stopped a young man joining ISIS with just hours to spare, ...
In order to encourage more investment into the health sector to offer the highest level of healthcare and protection to communities in the West African sub-region, the West African Health Organization (WAHO), in collaboration with the United States ...
Intensified pressure on natural resources by human beings is having a damaging effect on biodiversity in the Guinean Forests of West Africa hotspot, and could lead to a loss of countless ecosystem services to humanity and biodiversity in the region, ...
The abduction of 276 Chibok girls by Boko Haram in Nigeria three years ago marked a defining feature in the conflict in the Lake Chad region which has since witnessed an increasing use of children in so-called 'suicide' attacks, says a UNICEF report.
Accra, Ghana - In 2015, the West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) championed a youth empowerment programme, the Civil Society Leadership Institute (CSLI), designed to strengthen leadership thinking and practice in West Africa. The programme was ...
Accra, April 22, GNA - Mr Robert Porter Jackson United States of America's Ambassador to Ghana, says the United States is committed and will continue to partner Ghana, and West Africa, to combat transnational crimes, including human trafficking. He ...
In mid-December 2016, in rural Diffa region on Niger's southern border with Nigeria, fourteen men gave themselves up to authorities.
... said this in Abuja at a maritime conference. He lamented the loss of revenues to West Africa through illegal fishing, suggesting tight legal framework on the issue.
Trends in the two main theatres of jihadist activity in West Africa have moved in al-Qaeda's favor in recent months. In the Mali/Sahel region, the formation of a new alliance has consolidated al-Qaeda's position as the preeminent jihadist force in the ...
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More than 200 experts from Ghana and six other countries on Wednesday converged in Accra for a two-day WorldReader fourth West Africa Digital Reading Summit focused on exploring the power of Mobile Phones for education. Organised by WorldReader ...
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has stated that Illegal Unreported and Unregulated ( IUU ) fishing leads to an annual loss of over 1.3 billion dollars in West Africa alone. This is just as he pledged the commitment of the ...
Amazones d'Afrique is the first all-female supergroup of West Africa. Inspired by the formidable and mysterious warriors of Dahomey, some of the greatest West ...
He said wide range of commercially popular fish species and seafood like shrimps, octopus, squids, cuttlefish, sole, sea bass, red snapper, sardines, sardinella, and tuna, feed people all over West Africa or find their way to dinner tables in China and ...
The cost of sending crude oil from West Africa to China on VLCCs has hit a two-month high due to a strong Persian gulf market, sources said this week.
MUSKEGON, MICH. - Honor roll students from Muskegon Heights and Orchard View left for a trip to West Africa Thursday. The six students were invited to make the trip, in part, for making the honor roll and for demonstrating leadership in their schools.
The driving force behind this surge in rates has been the strong Persian gulf market, which has very tight tonnage for the May 1-10 loading window and has seen rising rates, deterring vessels from ballasting up to West Africa, according to one shipowner.
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As a way of encouraging others and reward inspiring advances among strategic brands across five countries, the 2017 West Africa Innovation Award is set to celebrate outstanding firms in the region. The 2017 West Africa Innovation Awards is scheduled to ...
In West Africa, millions of children don't complete elementary school. Some have never been to school. Handicap International estimates that a third of these ...
The Presidential Committee on small arms and Light Weapons (PRESCOM) has said Nigeria is lagging behind other ECOWAS countries in the tracing, marking, security and safe-keeping of weapon stockpiles.
Wednesday's southbound flight from Brize Norton, and return from MPA on Friday has been announced by FIG and MoD. While in West Africa stop-over, passengers will be required to stay aboard, since there is a very low risk of yellow fever, malaria and Zika.
Inspired by 70s Krautrock and the music of West Africa, her music as a hybrid child of indie pop and a style she describes as Afro-Sci.
By Leroy M. Sonpon III On Thursday, April 13, the Joint Committee on Health & Social Welfare, and Trade, Customs and Free Movement of Persons and Goods of the 4th Legislature of ECOWAS Parliament unanimously adopted a resolution to fight counterfeit ...
Mary Engel, staff writer at Fred Hutch, discusses an analysis published in Nature on the 2013-2016 Ebola epidemic in West Africa, writing, "An international effort to analyze the entire database of ebola virus genomes from the 2013-2016 West African ...
The Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band from Ghana perform during the Kriol Jazz Festival at Praia. Every April, the tiny island capital of Cape Verde is taken over for a week by musicians of all stripes, trailing dreams of record deals and sold-out stadiums.
House Speaker James Emmanuel Nuquay recently decried high level of fake medicines importation within the sub-region, including Liberia, saying it is unacceptable and intolerable.
In Lagos, Nigeria, the Food West Africa Exhibition will be held on May 17-19, 2017 that can become a unique platform for the Ukrainian food producers to conclude direct agreements.
But today, Gershon Campbell, 74, will be flying back to Sierra Leone in West Africa thanks to a successful crowdfunding campaign.
Los Angeles, CA - APRIL 14: (L-R) ASCAP Director for Rhythm & Soul Jonathon Jones, producer-songwriter Vincent Berry, Supervising Casting Director Michelle McNulty, Universal music Publishing Group A&R Brandra Ringo, and Vice President of ...
April 16, 2017. Health groups are funding a large clinical trial in West Africa to evaluate three experimental ebola vaccination strategies.
musicians chase fame on West Africa's musical islands. AFP | Published - Sunday 16 April 2017. Previous. The Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band from Ghana perform during the Kriol Jazz Festival at Praia on April 15, 2017.
The group swears allegiance to Daesh in March 2015 and changes its name to Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP). Nigeria's newly elected President Muhammadu Buhari reshuffles the military leadership and sets December 2015 as the deadline to ...
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has acknowledged gains made by Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone on the economic front prior to the ebola outbreak in 2014 that hit Southern Guinea and later spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone.
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The ECOWAS Parliament Joint Committee on Health and Social Services, Trade, Customs and Free Movement has called on the Parliament to launch a large-scale probe into the trafficking and sale of counterfeit medical products in the West African ...


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