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Archive for May, 2013

Nigeria: ERA Goes Tough on Dam Project, Insists on EIA or no Deal

Posted On: May 29, 2013

    Foremost  environmental rights advocacy group in Nigeria, Environmental Rights Action (ERA) has gone tough on the [...]

AfDB likely to unveil $20b instrument to finance Africa’s infrastructure

Posted On: May 29, 2013

The African Development Bank is proposing a $20 billion innovative vehicle for the financing of Africa’s infrastructure. The [...]

ECOWAS expresses commitment to begin patrolling on community borders

Posted On: May 29, 2013

A member of the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) Parliament on Tuesday expressed the body’s commitment [...]

World Bank, WWF to intensify collaboration in Africa’s extractive industries

Posted On: May 29, 2013

The World Bank World and the Wildlife Fund (WWF) have signed a memorandum of understanding to intensify collaboration in [...]

Up to $1.4 trillion siphoned out of Africa in 30 years – Report

Posted On: May 29, 2013

The African continent suffered an economic loss of between $597 billion and $1.4 trillion in a 30-year period [...]

Delta Air records $85m net profit in 2013 first quarter

Posted On: May 27, 2013

Delta Air Lines has reported a net profit of $85 million for the first quarter of 2013, a [...]

APRM to Build Momentum Despite Lengthy Processes

Posted On: May 21, 2013

 The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) held a two-day forum in the historic Africa Hall at the Economic [...]

Global Trade in Creative Economy up to $624b in 2011 – Report

Posted On: May 21, 2013

World trade in creative goods and services totalled a record $624 billion in 2011, up from $559.5 billion [...]

Nigeria – Boko Haram Senior Commander Aliyu Tashaku Reiterates Conditions For Cease Fire

Posted On: May 21, 2013

One of the leaders of the Boko Haram sect, Aliyu Tashaku, yesterday ruled out talks with the federal [...]

Nigeria seeks Niger’s military support against Boko Haram

Posted On: May 21, 2013

Nigeria has asked neighboring Niger for support in a week-old offensive against Islamist insurgent bases in its semi-desert [...]