April 28, 2018

Mali: Tuaregs killed in ‘jihadist revenge’ attacks

Mali: Tuaregs killed in 'jihadist revenge' attacks Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Tuaregs are historically nomadic Berber people living in Mali and other neighbouring countries More than 30 members of the Tuareg community have been killed in two separate attacks by suspected jihadists in north-eastern Mali, officials say. The attacks happened in the remote Menaka region on Thursday and Friday. They are believed to have been carried out in revenge after Tuareg attacks on jihadist bases in recent weeks. Much of north-eastern Mali is lawless despite a 2015 peace deal between the government and Tuareg rebels and the presence of an international force. Tuaregs - historically nomadic Berber people - seized parts of the region, including the historic city of Timbuktu, in 2012. But the area was later taken over by Islamist fighters linked to al-Qaeda, until they were removed in a French-led military operation in 2013. Mali has seen four uprisings since it won indepe..
April 24, 2018

EMIR OF KANO, SANUSI LAMIDO II WARNED NIGERIA FG OF LOSING PROSPECTIVE INVESTORS

Washington DC, April 24 (CABNC TV)-His Royal Highness Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, Emir of Kano, yesterday in his speech at the U.S-Nigeria trade and Investment Summit […]
April 24, 2018

Ghana Open Forum, Ghana is Open for Business

Washington DC, April 24 (CABNC TV)-Minister for Finance Republic of Ghana, Hon. Kenneth Nana Ofori-Atta has said his country will lead emerging Africa economy across the […]
April 22, 2018

Poverty in Nigeria: Understanding and Bridging the Divide between North and South

A top political leader from northern Nigerian once remarked: “In Nigeria, poverty wears a northern cap; if you are looking for a poor man, get somebody […]
April 22, 2018

President Oramah Receives NYU’s Africa House Leadership Award

New York, 20 April 2018: The President of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Dr. Benedict Oramah, yesterday in New York received the Leadership Award of New […]
April 10, 2018

Afreximbank, Russian Export Center Roadshows Seek to Boost Africa’s Aviation Infrastructure

Cairo, 9 April 2018: – The African Import Export Bank (Afreximbank) and the Russian Export Center (REC) today Nairobi began a series of roadshows under a […]
April 9, 2018

Afreximbank Targets $700 Million Financing Support for Trade, Infrastructure And Agro-Processing Development In Mali

President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali (right) and Afreximbank President Dr. Benedict Oramah in handshake after their audience in Bamako. By: Fleur Tchibota, Afreximbank Bamako, 29 […]
April 9, 2018

Afreximbank To Arrange Up To $1.5 Billion For Investment Promotion In Zimbabwe

Abidjan, 29 March 2018: – The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) will arrange between $1 billion and $1.5 billion of funded and guarantee facilities to support businesses […]
April 9, 2018

Dr. Benedict Oramah Named Winner of the Industry Ambassador of the Year

The President of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Dr. Benedict Oramah, has been named winner of the Industry Ambassador of the Year award at the inaugural […]
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