News: American Soldiers Return Home After Secret Mission To Africa

American Soldiers Return Home After Secret Mission To Africa For the past five months, the detachment of 85 soldiers provided aviation, personnel recovery and casualty evacuation capabilities to the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa mission. More than 80 soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division quietly deployed in late September. Unlike most missions undertaken by conventional Army forces, […]

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Africa: Nigerian Military misses out on global race for Submarines

Nigeria is missing out in efforts by countries across the world to build and launch submarines to defend themselves against foreign aggression. The Global Fire Power (GFP) ranking on submarine strength data through 2016 showed that 40 out of the 105 countries analysed currently have submarines. But Nigeria, which ranks 83, has no submarine yet, while South Africa came first […]

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Africa: 300,000 Nigerians currently living in US – Envoy

The outgoing Deputy Consul-General of the United States in Lagos, Ms Dehab Ghebreab, on Monday said that about 300,000 Nigerians were currently living in different parts of the U.S. Ghebreab, who told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the number of Nigerians in America was increasing, also said that about 30,000 Americans were living in Nigeria. ‘’ […]

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African News: US and UK issue terror alert on SA, as France launches alert App

By Friday Nwosu The British government has warned that there is a “high threat” terrorists could carry out “indiscriminate” attacks on British people in South African shopping areas. According to mirror.co.uk, the targeted areas are believed to be in Johannesburg and Cape Town where there is a high expat and tourist population. The warning comes just days after the United […]

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African Economy: US-Ghana bilateral trade to hit US$2.4bn end-2019

The United States of America(USA) is hopeful of doubling its bilateral trade with the country from the current US$1.2billion within the next three years as it seeks to push job-creation as well as unearth global trade potentials. “Last year the bilateral trade was about US$1.2billion,and I would like to see that double; I believe that it is doable. Ghanaian companies […]

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‘Glo Ghana can take 20m data subscribers’

The new Head of Business of the newly upgraded Glo Mobile Ghana network, Mr. Augustine Mamuro, has said the telco can cater to over 20 million data subscribers. He explained that the company has overhauled the network and positioned it to significantly improve the network experience of its subscribers. With the upgrade of Glo Mobile High Speed Packet Access Plus […]

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600 Africans stranded after travelling to South America

More than 600 people from several African countries are stranded after crossing the Atlantic by boat to Brazil and then passing through Colombia and Panama before getting stuck in Costa Rica en route to the United States. With more arriving every day – so far from seven countries on the continent – to the small border town of Paso Canoas, […]

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Igbos, most brilliant black Africa race –US report

A United States academic report for 2015 has suggested that the Igbo of South Eastern Nigeria are the most brilliant black Africa race. According to the report: “a search through the promotional materials of school for a black student – all schools and colleges would always show some black faces in their promotional materials if they have any – reveals […]

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The Kenya Airport cancellation story: Why I am Angry-by Denis Gathanju

When Kenya Airways launched the project Mawingu and announced the expansion of JKIA that was to include the current Terminal 1A (formerly T4), I was amongst the first journalists to get an interview session with the then KQ CEO Titus Naikuni. I was at the time working for a US-based aviation magazine covering aviation in all of Africa. Share our […]

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Kenya is ok with remodelled Airport, scraps New terminal

Kenya has scrapped plans for a new terminal building at Nairobi’s main airport due to financial pressures and excess capacity caused by recent upgrades to existing facilities, the Kenya Airports Authority said on Tuesday. President Uhuru Kenyatta launched the $650 million terminal project for Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in December 2013. Share our story:

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