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The African Union, AU, on Friday welcomed the UN resolution for the deployment of a joint force for the Group of Five for Sahel States, FC-G5S.
Dakar/ Geneva/Abuja - More than 5.6 million children are at increased risk of contracting waterborne diseases, such as cholera and diarrheal infections, as the rainy season begins in conflict-affected areas of countries around Lake Chad, UNICEF warned ...
Bi-Okoto Drum and Dance Theatre performed at Park Rapids Century school on Thursday, June 21. (Macky Warne/Enterprise). A journey from America to West Africa happened Wednesday night in the Park Rapids Century School gymnasium. Bi-Okoto Drum ...
Ivory Coast is witnessing impressive growth, with a GDP rate of eight percent last year according to the World Bank. Now, the world's biggest exporter of cocoa ...
A new study by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies says that safe burial practices may have helped prevent the transmission of thousands of cases of ebola during the epidemic in West Africa between 2013 and 2016.
The ebola virus, isolated in November 2014 from patient blood samples obtained in Mali. The virus was isolated on Vero cells in a BSL-4 suite at Rocky Mountain Laboratories.
The tech entrepreneur, a recent graduate of the Johns Hopkins Whiting school of engineering, started OneMedical to help hospitals in West Africa go digital. His team has already begun that process in Nigeria, partnering with more than a dozen hospitals.
Woodside petroleum says the Senegalese government has backed its participation in an oil project off the West African nation that is subject to dispute.
... 22-year dictatorship Speaking of the leaders of West African countries, he said "they are all friends, and I think that is one thing affecting the growth of West Africa in this case because the relationships seem to be more between leaders than ...
The CRU Events (Commodities Research Unit) has partnered the African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) to host the West Africa Fertilizer Agribusiness conference on 10-12 July at the Movenpick Hotel Accra. It will bring together regional ...
With connections to internet exchanges in Lagos, Amsterdam, London and Ghana and 50+ Points of Presence locations across West Africa, MainOne enables carriers, ISPs, content providers and enterprises of all sizes to quickly and easily increase their ...
The Inspector General of police, Ibrahim Idris, has attributed the arrest of Chukwujeme Onwamadike, the suspected kidnapper popularly known as Evans, to information sharing and intelligence cooperation among police services in West Africa. "Information ...
Abuja - Plan are underway by the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to establish Migration institution for West African countries. The Comptroller General of the Service, Mohammed Babandede , who disclosed this, weekend, in Abuja during a meeting with ...
Bruno Donat, political Affairs officer of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), had arrived in The Gambia on Friday as part of the regular and routine visit of the United Nations to the country.
For the first time in seven years it began operations, MainOne services in West Africa were disrupted due to its submarine cable outage 3000KM offshore Portugal.
Barrie has 14 years' experience in various sales jobs, half of this time in the Tyre industry Magna Tyres Group has named Muktar Barrie as sales manager for the French-speaking countries in West-Africa effective 1 July. In his new position he has taken ...
Speaking on the partnership, the Executive Secretary of the Commission, Professor Abubakar Rasheed , said the NUC and NIS will work together to promote Migration studies in Nigeria and for the whole of West Africa. He affirmed that the commission will ...
Following the partnership of MainOne's Data Center company, MDXi, with the Nigerian Internet Exchange, (IXPN) to improve national transit traffic in Nigeria, the company has recently announced a new interconnect service for carriers, enterprises and ...
President, West Africa Golf Tour (WAGT) Emeka Okatta, on Monday in Abuja said no less than 64 professionals are expected to compete in the B & E Match Play ...
Across Africa, governments have reacted swiftly to the rift between Saudi Arabia, backed by allied states, and Qatar, with a number of countries signaling their support for Riyadh.
MainOne, a telecom company said it planned to become largest internet hub in West Africa with Open-Connect Service.Mrs Funke Opeke, the Chief Executive Officer of MainOne made the disclosure in a statement issued on Monday in its website in Abuja.
MainOne, a Data Center company, has announced the release of a new interconnect service for carriers, enterprises and ISPs called Open-Connect.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported cases of the ebola virus in a remote location in the north of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
MARCH 2016: An assault along the beach in Ivory Coast's resort town Grand Bassam left at least 19 dead. al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb claimed responsibility for the attack, identifying the three attackers as members of al-Mourabitoun and Sahara units.
MARCH 2016: An assault along the beach in Ivory Coast's resort town Grand Bassam left at least 19 dead. al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb claimed responsibility for the attack, identifying the three attackers as members of al-Mourabitoun and Sahara units.
View over the river Niger to Bamako, capital of Mali. (Florian Gaertner via Getty Images). BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Suspected jihadists attacked a hotel resort Sunday in Mali's capital, taking hostages at a spot popular with foreigners on the weekends.
The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), yesterday unfolded plans to establish a degree-awarding institution to take care of migration issues across the country's ...
Three weeks ago, I found myself experiencing the highs and lows of travelling through West Africa in a way I never fathomed I would.
He noted that while the recent outbreak of the ebola virus disease in Democratic Republic of Congo raises concerns, the West Africa sub-region must actively take steps to be prepared by establishing preventive measures to avoid its spread to the West ...
The Dream Of North Korea Is Alive In West Africa. North Korea's brand of communism was once welcomed with open arms across revolutionary Africa.
The Federal government has renewed its commitment to support the West Africa Centre for Disease Control (WACDC) to enhance disease surveillance system ...
Permanent Secretary, Office of Establishments and Training, Folasade Ogunnaike (left) and the Commissioner for Establishments, Training and Pensions, Dr.
Westlion, a leading deals facilitation and business intelligence firm will from July 2017 introduce specialized professional courses to corporate executives across the West African sub-region.
The International Tribunal for the Law of the sea will give its judgement on the dispute between Ghana and Cote d'lvoire concerning the delimitation of the ...
FOR 165 Senegalese, the journey of a lifetime ended in a fluorescent-lit, green-carpeted barn at the edge of Dakar's international airport.
The outgoing British High Commissioner Jon Benjamin has stated that West Africa still remains an attractive route for drug traffickers.
The first cross-border energy supply between Cote d'Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea will support economic development, reduce the need to use expensive generators and allow existing and future hydro power projects to benefit the region.
In northeast Nigeria, the improvement of security conditions favors an increasing return of displaced persons and refugees, as well as improvement in trade flows.
CRU Events and the African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) have announced that The West Africa Fertilizer Agribusiness conference will be held between 10-12 July at the Movenpick Hotel Accra.
The incidents of freedom of expression rights violations in West Africa more than tripled in the first quarter (January-March) of 2017.
Abuja - The Association of Retired Career Ambassadors of Nigeria (ARCAN) yesterday called on the Nigerian government to resist any attempt by other member countries of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to admit Morocco into the ...
VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / June 13, 2017 / Nexus Gold Corp. ('Nexus' or the 'Company') (TSX-V: NXS, OTC PINK: NXXGF, FSE: N6E) is pleased to ...
Gravieres - The first foreign visit of the new French President Emmanuel Macron, after a now habitual trip to Berlin, was to Gao in northern Mali as head of the French military.
Assin-Homaho (C/R), June 13, GNA - A multi-purpose West Africa Tortoise Research Centre has been opened at Assin Homaho, a farming community in the Assin South District of the Central Region.
The menace of fruit flies has resulted in the interception and destruction of large quantities of fruits from several African countries at the borders of Europe and other intentional borders and airports, causing economic losses to affected nations.
Lagos, Nigeria, June 13, 2017 - The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the World Bank Group will co-host the ECOWAS Investment Climate Scorecard Roundtable in Lagos, Nigeria from June 13-14, under the European funded ...
A newly discovered treasure trove of more than 10,000 colorful glass beads, as well as evidence of glassmaking tools, suggests that an ancient city in southwestern Nigeria was one of the first places in West Africa to master the complex art of ...
oil spill Training Exercise in West Africa. By Aiswarya Lakshmi June 12, 2017. Photo: International Maritime Organization (IMO).
10 de junio de 2017, 00:22Niamey, Jun 10 (Prensa Latina) About three million citizens require immediate food aid in eight West African states, the Ministers of agriculture of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) said.
West Africa's Connectivity and Data Center Solutions Company, MainOne has reinforced its commitment to building out West Africa's Data Center capacity at the Data Center Africa Summit taking place at the DataCloud Europe 2017 conference in Monaco this ...


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