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Eni starts production from the OCTP Integrated Oil&Gas Development Project, in Ghana’s offshore, ahead of schedule and with a record time-to-market

  A new record for Eni in deep-field production: the Sankofa-Gye Nyame field, in the prolific OCTP block     Eni has launched production from the Integrated Oil & Gas Development Project, in the Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) block, off Ghana’s western coast, in just two and a half …

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Gateway Trade Fair: OGUNCCIMA lauds Dangote Group’s collaboration…As Group’s subsidiaries offer products at subsidised prices

    The Ogun State Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (OGUNCCIMA) has commended the Pan African Conglomerate, Dangote Group (www.Dangote.com) for its giant strides in the economic development of the country through massive investments in several sectors of the economy describing the feat as worthy of emulation by …

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Crisis looms in Cameroon as Southerners demand independence status

  Fresh trouble appears imminent in the Republic of Cameroon as Southern Cameroon, an English-speaking people on Friday demanded restoration of their sovereignty.    They also raised the alarm over alleged planned genocide against their people by citizens of the Republic of Cameroon.  Speaking in Abuja at a press conference, representatives of …

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Microsoft to deliver Microsoft Cloud from Datacentres in Africa to enable greater innovation, entrepreneurship and economic growth

Microsoft’s new investment will provide highly available, scalable, and secure cloud services across Africa with the option of data residency in South Africa  Today (Thursday)Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @Microsoft) (www.Microsoft.com) revealed plans to deliver the complete, intelligent Microsoft Cloud for the first time from datacentres located in Africa. This new investment …

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Over 1 million African children’s lives improved by local social entrepreneurs supported by Reach for Change in Africa

   More than one million African children have benefitted from social enterprise development in Africa in the last five years, according to a new report released by Reach for Change Africa (http://Africa.ReachForChange.org). The non-profit organization, which, this year, is marking its 5th anniversary themed “Accelerating Impact. Driving Change”, also reported …

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Merck announces 2016 winners and calls for applications for the 2017 Hypertension Award to mark “World Hypertension Day”

Merck aims to build hypertension experts platform across the globe through call for 2017 Hypertension Award applications to mark World Hypertension Day  Merck (www.MerckGroup.com), a leading science and technology company in healthcare, life science and performance materials, marks Wednesday’s World Hypertension Day with the announcement of the 2016 ‘Merck Hypertension …

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Ugwuanyi is Best Governor in South East, says Air Peace Chief …As Airline sites job-boosting hub in Enugu

The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace Limited, Chief Allen Onyema has described Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State as the best governor in the South East zone. Chief Onyema also said that Ugwuanyi is a visionary and forward thinking governor who has assembled technocrats to think about …

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West and Central Africa: Attacks on human rights activists reach dangerous levels

Human rights defenders, journalists and protesters in West and Central Africa are facing ever-higher levels of persecution, intimidation and violence, warned Amnesty International Tuesday as it launched a new global campaign demanding an end to the onslaught of attacks against brave individuals standing up to injustice. The ‘Brave’ campaign calls …

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Spotlight on 5th Edition of Nollywood Week Festival – 2017

  Since 2013, the Nollywood Week Festival, an initiative of the Okada Media Association, has offered the Parisian public the opportunity to view the gems of Nollywood cinema (the world’s second largest film industry).  The Nollywood Week Festival (www.NollywoodWeek.com) returns to the cinema L’Arlequin in Paris for its 5th edition …

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Maritime safety and security our priority – NIMASA DG ….As Agency renews MOU with the Navy

  In line with its mandate to ensure safety and security in the Nigerian territorial waters, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Nigerian Navy have renewed the existing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to protect and secure our maritime domain. At the official signing ceremony of the …

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Africa moves against dumping of nuclear, toxic waste at sea ….AAMA 2017 delegates agree on collective fight against piracy, sea robbery ….Buhari promises to strengthen defense to safeguard maritime business.

In a concerted effort to ensure that African Oceans are not overexploited and also not seen as a dumping ground for dangerous materials, participating countries at the just concluded Conference of the Association of Heads of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA) have agreed on the need for Population, assets and critical …

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President Buhari congratulates NIMASA DG on election as Chairman of AAMA; Attends Friday prayer with Monguno, Daura, Magu

  President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, on his election as the new Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administrators (AAMA) at the end of the Third Annual Conference of the continental organization in Abuja …

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