Category archives for: Services

UK Varsity Highlights Energy Sector Opportunities for Students


Lagos, Nigeria, 8 August 2017//- Britain’s Coventry University is inviting potential students to its open days across Nigeria next week to highlight the value a UK university education provides – particularly for those wanting to pursue a career in industries such as energy, or create their own jobs through a focus on innovation and enterprise.

French Train Handlers of Explosives and Drug Detection Dogs

Sniffer dogs

Accra, July 21, 2017//-Two French officers from the Dog Training Center in Cannes Ecluse in France, bomb detection expert Brigadier Christophe Bihoreau and drug detection expert Brigadier Stéphan Filipic, conducted an assessment of the six sniffer dogs and the group of twelve trainees made up of six military officers and six officers from Ghana’s Narcotic […]

Ethiopia: UK Allocates £90 Million Funding for Family Planning

Ethiopia flag

London, UK, July 12, 2017//- The UK, through its Department for International Development (DFID) today announced its new Family Planning by Choice programme, which will provide £90 million of support for voluntary family planning in Ethiopia over the next four years.

Rwanda Hosts Inaugural Africa Health Forum


Geneva, Switzerland, June 26, 2017//- For the first time, WHO’s Regional Office for Africa (AFRO) is convening a meeting of global leaders and thinkers to explore Africa’s healthcare priorities and challenges and find new ways to achieve better health for all.

Showing of Pornographic Materials: NMC Stops  XYZ TV, Thunder TV and Ice TV


Accra, June 22, 2017//- The National Media Commission (NMC) has directed television stations XYZ TV, Thunder TV and Ice TV to cease forthwith the airing of pornographic materials on their television stations.

Shamsu-Deen Mariam: The Young Muslim Model to Watch

Ms. Shamsu-Deen Mariam, Muslim Model

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Arewal Models, Ms. Shamsu-Deen Mariam, is one of the young rising  Muslim models to watch in the next three years.

Africa’s Top Civil Servants Build Capacity on Industry Policy

Dakar, Senegal, June 10, 2017//– The African Institute for Economic Development and Planning (IDEP) hosted senior civil servants from 20 African countries for a course on Industrial Policy in Africa aimed at strengthening their capacity in designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating appropriate strategies to facilitate the structural transformation of the continent’s economies.

New PPPs Models Could Change the Face of Healthcare

Dr Amit Thakker, chairman of the African Healthcare Federation

Johannesburg, South Africa, May 29, 2017/ — Increased spending on healthcare in the public and private sectors across the African continent has resulted in improved health indicators and life expectancies.

Can the Nigerian Designer of the Chevy Volt Revitalize his Country’s Auto Industry?

The Chevrolet Volt .	(Reuters/Rebecca Cook)

Nigeria’s government has long talked about diversifying its oil-dependent economy but it’s actions have not always matched the bluster.

Nigeria Fights the Worst Meningitis C Outbreak in 9 Years


Geneva, Switzerland, May 10, 2017/–Thousands of men, women, and children in northern Nigeria have been affected by a meningitis C outbreak, reportedly the largest to hit the country in the past nine years.

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