TimeLine Layout

October, 2019

  • 29 October

    AMAA 2019: African film achievers honoured in Lagos

    One of the most important dates in the annual celebration of African film making is the Africa Movie Academy Awards, popularly known as AMAA.   On Sunday (27 October), media representatives, celebrities, politicians, journalists, actresses and actors from all across the world gathered in Lagos, Nigeria, to mark this year’s event and celebrate excellence among professionals working in, or non-African …

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  • 28 October

    Here’s why Kenyan IT expert won this year’s German Africa Prize

    "Their success encourages many other women. They show what and how much you can move with good ideas and determination - economically, socially, and beyond your own country’s borders. We need people like you, who have the courage for something new and with it also inspires others"

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  • 28 October

    Nigeria guarantees highest returns on investment in Africa – Minister

    Despite economic slowdown, Nigeria still guarantees highest return on investment in Africa, the Minister of Finance, Budget & National Planning, Mrs Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, has said. The minister made this disclosure while addressing a special plenary at the just concluded 2019 Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group in Washington DC, United States. While speaking …

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  • 28 October

    Afro-Bloggers gather in Berlin for annual convention

    Samson Itodo talked about the necessity of sharing information and experiences, networking and telling the African story from the African perspective.

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  • 28 October

    2023: Igbo organisations meet in Enugu, strategise on Buhari’s succession

    “We are still consulting, the coast is not clear yet, but we want to see how to first address the rising tension and suspicion in the country and we feel it’s necessary to send the signal that Ndigbo will remain in Nigeria to get their due."

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  • 28 October

    Why I mention Dangote, Otedola in my songs – Teni

    Arguably one of the biggest entertainers in Nigeria at the moment, Teni Apata, popularly known as Teni the entertainer, is one singer who often mentions the names of prominent people in her songs. Teni has mentioned the names of business tycoons such as Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola in her songs, which made the songs even more popular. Speaking with …

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  • 26 October

    Buhari vows to protect Nigerians abroad

    President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Federal Government will protect Nigerians in every part of the world. He gave the assurance on Thursday while speaking to a gathering of Russia-based Nigerian students and professionals in Sochi, where he participated at the Russia-Africa Summit. “The life of every Nigerian, in every part of the world matters, our government will protect …

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  • 24 October

    Congolese wins Young African Entrepreneur of the Year award

    Through the Anzisha Prize, the organisers seek to fundamentally and significantly increase the number of job generative entrepreneurs in Africa.

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  • 24 October

    Are you an EdTech Entrepreneur?

    Submit your proposal for a chance to grow your business and disrupt how secondary education is delivered across Africa The Mastercard Foundation Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) inviting growth-stage, educational technology (EdTech) innovators to apply for an opportunity to grow their ventures while contributing to improving the quality of education …

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  • 24 October

    17,000 migrants deported by Germany in 9 months; MP calls for amnesty

    Around 56 per cent of the migrants were deported by scheduled airlines, 32 per cent by charter flights, the rest by..

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