The Chairman and President of Huajian Group, Zhang Huarong has stressed that security and a good environment are vital for investing in Africa. Huarong said this while hosting the China Africa Press Centre 2017 participants at the factory’s headquarters in Dongguan city, Guangdong, China. Huarong suggests that Africa should provide...
… Will Build Financial Institutions Capacity To Offer Green Loans   By Chinelo Chikelu   The Department of Climate Change (DCC), Federal Ministry of Environment, and the United Nations Development Programmes (UNDP) convened a two-day conference educating stakeholders on government’s intended areas of funding via the Green Climate Fund (GCF). Nigeria’s priority areas of...
Poets won’t be wrong, if they title the current rumbling in the South Africa’s ruling African Nation Congress, ANC ‘A Spit On Mandela’s Grave.’ In the decade preceding Nelson Mandela’s Presidency, analysts have not stop wondering why ‘a freedom’ earned with tears, sweat and blood, be sacrificed on the...
Officials say 62 of the bodies of passengers who were aboard a Myanmar military transport plane that crashed into the Andaman Sea on June 7 have been recovered. The Chinese-made Shaanxi Y-8 aircraft was carrying 122 people, mostly soldiers and their families, from the southern coast to the commercial capital...
The UN is seeking a further 900 million dollars this year for Somalia, where more than six million people need humanitarian assistance and 275,000 malnourished children are at risk of starvation. The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday as he presented revised humanitarian response plan. “UN is seeking an additional...
France’s armed forces chief resigned on Wednesday in a dispute with Emmanuel Macron over defense budget cuts, an early test of the newly elected president’s mettle and the tough presidential style he is cultivating. In a statement, 60 year-old Pierre de Villiers said he had tried to keep the armed...
The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court has formally cleared the way for President Donald Trump’s executive order on travel restrictions to move forward, but with a proviso that there will have to be internal reviews and vetting procedures of other countries for visa applications. Transportation Secretary John Kelly has termed it...
  The European Commission announced on Monday that it is formally investigating whether South Africa-based pharmaceutical company Aspen excessively hiked the prices of five life-saving cancer drugs on sale in the EU. The commission said it will investigate whether Aspen has abused a dominant market position in breach of EU antitrust...
The European Commission announced on Wednesday an additional five million euros (5.66 million dollars) in humanitarian aid to the crisis caused by the conflict in the Congolese province of Kasai. Eight provinces and 2.6 million people are affected by the conflict in Kasai province according to the EU, following clashes...
By Juliana Agbo with Agency Report Left-leaning former human rights lawyer Moon Jae-In won South Korea’s presidential election by a landslide Tuesday, according to official figures, sweeping to power on a yearning for change after a tumultuous scandal. The ballot was needed after Park Geun-Hye was ousted and indicted for corruption, and...