Africa: Ghana drops Aviation Fuel price by 20% to make Accra a hub

President John Mahama has announced that following consultations he had with the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), on the cost of aviation fuel in the country, it had agreed to reduce it by 20 per cent. The objective is to further improve the volumes of airlines that fly into the country. The President explained that his move followed numerous complaints he […]

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How Thai security agents humilated Nigerian diplomats, others inside a church

FOR Nigerians living in Bangkok, Thailand, it was a day of total humiliation and indescribable embarrassment. Many would not forget the agony they suffered allegedly in the hands of Thai law enforcement officers on April 3. It is an event that will remain green in their memory for long. Daily Sun learnt that on the fateful day, a combined team […]

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Only 10% of privatised companies in Nigeria are functional

For 11 years, it was alive as though a living dead. The decision to privatise it changed the fortune of Eleme Petrochemicals Limited. Ten years after its acquisition, a $1.4b fertiliser plant and a $130 million export terminal have been added to the once-moribund empire. OLUKOREDE YISHAU writes on the transformation , which has shown that if well done, the […]

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