News: Kidjo dedicates Grammy award to Burna Boy…Says new generation of artistes are changing the way Africa is perceived

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Nigerians on Sunday 26th January had their eyes all glued on Burna Boy at the just concluded 62nd Grammy Awards, held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, US, hoping for him to be announced the winner of the award. Instead it was African music legend, Angelique Kidjo who made headlines by beating Nigeria’s Burna Boy to the Best World […]

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Africa: Nigeria Customs seizures hit N32.8 bn in 2019- Comptroller

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The total number of prohibited items seized by Nigerian Customs Service in 2019 was recorded at 4,599 which worth about N32.83bn .This is according to a report by punching.com. According to the report, the Comptroller -General of Customs, Col Hameed Ali(rtd), had disclosed this during an event commemorating the 2020 International Customs Day in Abuja. The Customs boss said the […]

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Africa: Nigeria’s Paga eye Global expansion in Ethiopia and Mexico as it Acquires Apposit

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Ten years after it was established, Nigeria’s mobile payments company, Paga has acquired Apposit, a U.S. incorporated software development company based in Ethiopia. This is just as the firm through its founder, Tayo Oviosu revealed that it is set to expand its payment products in Ethiopian and Mexico, both in East Africa and Latin America. According to moguldom.com, Paga will […]

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News: Driven by Earth’s orbit, climate changes in Africa may have aided human migration

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As the world continues to grapple with climate change and its effect on the earth, world leaders have continued to seek ways in mitigating its overwhelming influence on the planet. Climate change, also called global warming, refers to the rise in average surface temperatures on Earth. An overwhelming scientific consensus maintains that climate change is due primarily to the human […]

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Africa: Governor Wike to dualise Port Harcourt airport access road

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The Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike has reiterated that his administration would dualise the access road to the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa in Ikwerre Local Government Area, in line with his pledge to aviation workers. The airport which was recently completed has continued to attract patronage from international and domestic carriers in the aviation industry. Just recently the […]

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Africa: Nigeria’s regulatory aviation agency clears air on Arik’s deal with Tunisian airline

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Nigeria’s Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has cleared the air on the operations of Arik Air and the wet-lease relationship that exist between Syphax Airline from Tunisia. The CAA made the clarification following reactions that trailed social media post by Senator Babafemi Ojudu, Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Affairs, over the carrier’s operation. Aircraft leases are leases used […]

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Aviation: Kenya Airways Expands Code-share Partnership with Alitalia into Africa

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Cash trapped Kenya Airways has signed with Alitalia, a partner airline in the Skyteam alliance, for an enhanced codeshare agreement creating additional connectivity to the network of the two airlines. The new partnership between Kenya Airways and Alitalia is bound to boost business travel and tourism between African points into Europe, the Far East and South America. The airline recently, […]

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Africa: Nigeria can take over the world’s tourism – JetBlack boss

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Nigeria can be the bride of the world in travel and tourism if its tourist destinations are given the utmost attention it deserves. According to the founder of JetBlack Travel Group, Dr Alexander Oladele, a US-based travel firm, the infrastructural facilities in the country need to be improved to make it a destination of choice for tourists. Oladele in an […]

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Aviation: How This Company Turns $1 Into $1.20 Every Year

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Compounding wealth is probably the primary goal of any corporation. By eking out a decent return on invested capital over time, companies can grow exponentially. If a company can turn $1 in capital into $1.20 every year with consistency, its underlying net worth could double in fewer than four years. Finding these wealth creators and betting on them early is […]

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Africa: My Calabar Carnival Experience

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My Calabar experience started when I boarded the plane to Lagos. I was headed to the motherland; the birthplace of humanity. My own imagination and expectations for this trip were not sufficient preparation for the concentrations of culture, life and beauty that was presented. I met people from all walks of the earth who had even more varying realities. These […]

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