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Bida Oil Exploration: NNPC Tasks IBB University

  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has charged the Management of the IBB University for more collaboration on oil exploration in the Bida Basin, one of the seven inland basins in the country. Group Managing Director of the corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, gave the charge when he received in …

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Canada to host The Commonwealth Africa Forum in July 2018

    Senior Government and Business Leaders from Africa and North America will gather in Toronto from the 5th – 8th July 2018 for The Commonwealth Africa Forum Toronto 2018 with the theme: Africa – Open for Business Past Speakers at  CAFI EVENTS have included: HRH Prince Andrew The Duke of York, Gen. Yakubu Gowon Former Nigerian Head of State; Rt …

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African Vaccination Week – Online Press Conference: By the year 2030, cervical cancer will kill more than 443,000 women yearly worldwide, most of them in sub-Saharan Africa

    The 8th African Vaccination Week will be celebrated from 23 to 29 April 2018. Cervical cancer remains a leading cause of cancer death among women in Africa. According to the Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy, by the year 2030, cervical cancer will kill more than 443,000 women yearly worldwide, most of them …

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ENGIE and Meridiam win two solar photovoltaic projects in Senegal

  ENGIE and investment partner Meridiam have been selected by Senegal’s Electricity Sector Regulation Commission (CRSE) as preferred bidder in a tender launched in October 2017 for two solar photovoltaic projects totaling 60 MW. These two projects are part of the Scaling Solar initiative in Senegal, conducted jointly by the Senegalese authorities …

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Boosting Infrastructure Investment by Addressing Governance Gaps

Infrastructure is hard to get right—across the world. Up until now, policy makers focused on improving access to finance. Marking a significant shift, this week representatives from African governments, the global private sector, multilateral institutions, and other development partners meet in Cape Town to participate in the region’s first roundtable …

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