Nigeria-India trade volume hits $17 billion -Envoy
About 90 per cent of India’s import from Nigeria is crude oil.
‘Endemic Corruption’ Plagues Most of Africa – Survey
Five of the 10 countries of the world in which administrators and politicians are perceived to be the most corrupt
Is Africa Rising? Thoughts From a ‘World View’ Economist
“The rise of Asia is a great inspiration.”
Congo-Kinshasa: Leveraging Mobile Tech to Combat Conflict and Corruption
Multiple data points could allow a company to statistically estimate the likelihood that its suppliers are operating in a conflict minerals zone
Nigeria: Preventing Urban Epidemics Through Community Buy-In, By Bunmi Oloruntoba
NHIS already covers a major portion of the formal, employed sector, those covered number only about 4.5 million people
UN agencies seek $810m to help South Sudan refugees
Half a million South-Sudaneses are taking refuge in neighbouring countries.
ECOWAS adopts biometric identity card to replace resident permit
Biometric identity cards would facilitate the implementation of the Common External Tariff.
Hundreds feared missing after boat sinks in Lake Tanganyika
Tanzanian authorities said that the vessel had been carrying some 500 people.
Kenya, Nigeria to partner on security to end insurgency
The two countries would share experiences in the area of security and work towards implementing the agreement in the first quarter of 2015.
Al-Shabaab burns Kenya’s military aircraft in Somalia
The fate of the pilot remains unknown.
Burkina Faso protests caused 24 deaths —Official report
625 people were injured.
Zambian president’s widow says she wants to run for president
The former first lady has won the support of women.
UAE declares Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organisation
“This decision serves the policy of dividing Arab people to serve the West’s interests.”
Jonathan to attend ECOWAS emergency summit on Ebola
The summit will also be attended by representatives of the UN and WHO.
South Sudan accuses Chinese telecom giant, Huawei, of hacking, forgery
The minister said that the South Sudanese government are “shocked” by Huawei’s “unbecoming behaviour which is tantamount to forgery.”
Power struggle in Burkina Faso as another officer announces self as Head of State
The army chief had previously declared himself head of state.
Burkina Faso protesters burn parliament over Compaore’s tenure extension plan
At least three people were killed Thursday.
Jonathan condoles Zambians on death of President Sata
President Jonathan’s deepest sympathies are with the people of Zambia and President Sata’s family.
Prosecution to appeal Pistorius’ 5-year manslaughter sentence
In South Africa, an appeal by the state can only be made on a matter of law, and does not involve a retrial or the submission of any new evidence.