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Scholars, media professionals task online journalists, bloggers on conflict reporting

Robert Awokuse Ahead of the 2019 general election, scholars and media professionals have called on online journalists/bloggers to be tactful in reporting stories which are capable of inciting violence in the country. The call was made at a two-day workshop on conflict sensitive reporting, held in Abeokuta, the Ogun State …

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Nestlé and Ashoka mentor Social Entrepreneurs in Africa

Nestlé and Ashoka have kick-started a social investment accelerator program to accelerate social entrepreneurship and boost economic development of Africa, on September 10, 2018. 12 social entrepreneurs from Benin, Ghana, Egypt, Kenya, Uganda and South Africa will learn new tools and methodologies to help refine their business model and become investment ready. This …

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Continental collaboration key to maritime development – Dakuku  — IMO, AU partner AAMA as 4th Conference commences in Egypt  

The chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administrations AAMA, Dr Dakuku Peterside has restated the place of continental collaboration to grow the African maritime industry. This was the thrust of his message as he arrived Sharm El Sheik, Egypt for the 4th conference of Association of African Maritime Administration, (AAMA) …

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Warships, 7,000 troops respond as Hurricane Florence cause catastrophic flooding

 By Prudence Arobani New York, Sept. 15, 2018 Pentagon deployed two amphibious warships – USS Kearsarge and USS Arlington – to offer disaster relief and search and rescue assistance for Hurricane Florence following Hurricane Florence’s landfall. The U.S. Department of Defense said about 7,000 troops were also deployed to respond …

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