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Sep 21, 2018
President Donald Trump's obsession with building walls has apparently gone global.    Trump recently suggested to the Spanish government it should build a wall in the Sahara desert to address…
Sep 20, 2018
Exactly two months after the official launch of the logo and name of the proposed national carrier, Nigeria Air, the Federal Government has suspended the project. The Minister of State…
Sep 17, 2018
App-based e-hailing group Uber is calling on the Department of Transport to hold off implementing new proposed amendments to the National Land Transport Act. According to the group, while it…
Sep 15, 2018
The mutilated carcass of a female white rhino, who had given birth just months ago, lay rotting on a hill beside a road that meanders through South Africa's Kruger National…
Sep 10, 2018
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) said the proposed December take off of the national carrier, Nigeria Air, was still feasible as it could still issue necessary operational certificates before…
Sep 02, 2018
Germany has expressed commitment to provide more support to ECOWAS in the area of migration, economic development, and health. The ECOWAS Commission, in a news release on its website, said…
Sep 02, 2018
Nigeria’s oldest airline, Aero Contractors, says it has expanded its operations with the delivery of more aircraft to its fleet. The CEO of the airline, Capt. Ado Sanusi, said the…
Aug 19, 2018
Angolan and Zambian held the symbolic launch of the visa-free agreement for ordinary passports holders of both countries. The ceremony held in Luanda, presided over by the Secretary of State…
Aug 14, 2018
Ethiopian Airlines should be co-owned by African governments, suggested its Group chief executive Mr Tewolde Gebremariam. Commenting on the recently announced privatisation plan by the government for the national carrier,…
Aug 13, 2018
Deep in the rainforest in a northern corner of the Republic of Congo, some of the most sophisticated monitoring of animal sounds on earth is taking place. Acoustic sensors are…
Aug 04, 2018
No fewer than 1,500 refugees and migrants have lost their lives attempting to cross the Mediterranean in the first seven months of 2018, the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR)…
Aug 03, 2018
Saudi Arabia said Thursday it banned five vehicles loaded with camels from entering Mecca in a bid to protect pilgrims from contagious diseases.   Omar Al Faqih, director of the…
Aug 03, 2018
The UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) said it was shocked to learn of the tragic death of six Nigerian asylum-seekers, among them three children, who were killed in a…
Jul 29, 2018
Spain’s maritime rescue service says it has saved 123 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from North Africa.   The service says it pulled the migrants from 12 different…

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