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KonkNaija Media | May 4, 2016

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African G77 address at 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development 

July 16, 2015 |

Mr President,

The time has come for me to deliver the closing statement to the plenary, on behalf of the Group of 77 and China.

I would like to once again acknowledge with sincere thanks and appreciation the stewardship and … Read More

Foreign private investment in African agriculture: more jobs or land grabbing?

July 16, 2015 |

The United Nations-sponsored third International Conference on Financing for Development in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa wrapped up on Thursday, where topics included the use of the agriculture sector as a way of transforming African economies. Creating jobs – Agnes … Read More

My Life Threatened For Doing The Best For My Country – Allison-Madueke

June 1, 2015 |

Last Updated: 40 minutes ago Mrs. Deziane Alison-Madueke has alleged that her life is being threatened by members of a powerful cabal who benefited from petroleum subsidy fraud. The Nigeria’s first female Minister of Petroleum Resources and first female … Read More

Burundi President Nkurunziza plays football amid protests

May 22, 2015 |

Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza has been photographed playing football as protests continue over his bid to run for a third term in office.

Mr Nkurunziza was playing in his daily kickabout with friends in the capital, Bujumbura.

In the … Read More

Nigeria president sacks police chief ahead of handover

April 21, 2015 |

Source: Yahoo News

Abuja (AFP) – Nigeria’s outgoing president Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday fired the country’s police chief, a surprise move less than six weeks before leaving office that raised questions of a political motive.

A State House … Read More

Dangote, Saipem announce Joint Venture in Central and West Africa

April 3, 2015 |

Source: Per Sec News

Africa’s leading indigenous conglomerate, Dangote Industries Limited has announced a multi-million dollar Joint Venture agreement with Saipem, the Italian engineering and construction giants.

The agreement has given … Read More