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Lafarge Africa positions for 2017 corporate action

Lafarge Africa Plc is positioned to reward shareholders of the company with dividends likely to be proposed at its expected Annual General Meeting (AGM) later in the year, following the release of its 2016 financial statement. In line with the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, post listing requirements, the e company …

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DigitalSENSE Africa, Cyber Rights Advocacy Coalition petition President Biya over Internet shut down in Southern Cameroun

Continental leading At-Large Structure (ALS) of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, the DigitalSENSE Africa, in collaboration with the Cyber Rights Advocacy Coalition (CRAC) has petitioned the President of the Republic of Cameroun, Mr. Paul Biya, over the Internet shut down in the southern part of the country. …

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Ambode woos investors to Lagos at Nairobi’s German-African Business Summit …Says Africa has potential to be a great continent

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday said the State is willing, able and ready to partner with investors within and outside Africa, just as he said that adequate measures have been put in place to enhance the ease of doing business within the State. Governor Ambode, who spoke …

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Finally NAF deploys troops for Gambia Operation

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed to Senegal as part of Nigerian contingent of Economic Community of West African States Military Intervention in Gambia (ECOMIG) – a standby force tasked by ECOWAS Heads of State to enforce the December 1, 2016 election mandate in The Gambia. The NAF Wednesday …

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Etisalat Prize for Literature announces 2016 shortlist

The Etisalat Prize for Literature is the first pan-African Prize that celebrates debut African writers of published book-length fiction The fastest growing and Innovative telecommunication company, Etisalat Nigeria (http://Etisalat.com.ng), has announced the names of the three shortlisted authors for the 2016 edition of its pan-African flagship literary prize, the Etisalat …

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The Gambia: President Buhari hosts West African leaders in Abuja Monday; Recommits to return of Chibok school girls, 1000 days after abduction

In furtherance of his mandate as mediator, President Muhammadu Buhari will, Monday, January 9, 2017, be hosting four other West African leaders to a meeting aimed at avoiding violence and preserving democracy in The Gambia. A statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media and Publicity) said …

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9 authors make Etisalat Prize for Literature 2016 longlist

Etisalat Prize for Literature is a pan-African prize that celebrates debut African writers of published book-length fiction. Helon Habila, chair of the judging panel of the 2016 Etisalat Prize for Literature (https://Prize.Etisalat.com.ng), has announced the 2016 longlist of nine books. The longlist is made up of entries from first-time authors …

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