IOC Commissions move toward gender equality with new compositions announced

IOC Commissions move toward gender equality with new compositions announced The International Olympic Committee on Aug. 8 announced the composition of the IOC commissions for 2018, with continued progress toward gender equality. Women will now occupy 30 more commission positions than last year, reflecting the IOC’s commitment to improve gender equality throughout all levels of […]

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Death of Nat Indrapana, IOC Member

Death of Nat Indrapana, IOC Member The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Nat Indrapana, IOC Member in Thailand, at the age of 80. With a strong academic background, Nat Indrapana was a key figure in the development of sport in Thailand and Asia, holding numerous positions within […]

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No plan to return to Ogoniland says Shell

No plan to return to Ogoniland says Shell The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), says it has no plan to return to Ogoniland for oil and gas exploration. According to Mr Bamidele Odugbesan, Shell’s Media Relations Manager, the SPDC as operator of the SPDC Joint Venture (SPDC JV) carried out exploration and […]

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ECOWAS mission to help secure Guinea Bissau’s November polls

ECOWAS mission to help secure Guinea Bissau’s November polls The ECOWAS peace Mission in Guinea Bissau, ECOMIB, has reassured a visiting delegation of the ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) of its total commitment to complementing the national security agencies in securing Guinea Bissau’s parliamentary elections slated for Nov.18. Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, ECONEC board President […]

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Africa50 receives additional equity investment from Kenya, gains Rwanda as new shareholder

Africa50 receives additional equity investment from Kenya, gains Rwanda as new shareholder   President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya has announced Nairobi, that his country would double its shareholding in pan-African infrastructure investment platform Africa50. Kenya, increased its current investment to US$100 million. In his keynote address at Africa50’s 3rd General Shareholders Meeting, he expressed his […]

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President Ramaphosa, at Afreximbank Annual Meetings, says AfCFTA will Drive Intra-African trade and Investments

President Ramaphosa, at Afreximbank Annual Meetings, says AfCFTA will Drive Intra-African trade and Investments South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on July 11 in Abuja addressed attendees at the Annual Meetings and 25th Anniversary Celebrations of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank). He told them that the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) would provide the integrated […]

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Afreximbank, World Trade Centre Miami sign MoU to Expand US-Africa Business Relationships

Afreximbank, World Trade Centre Miami sign MoU to Expand US-Africa Business Relationships The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the World Trade Center Miami Inc (WTCM) have signed a three-year memorandum of understanding (MoU). The MoU will enable the two institutions to benefit from each other’s knowledge, experience and capabilities in pursuing the expansion of US-Africa […]

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