AfDB, IsDB partner to boost agriculture in Nigeria, Somalia and Uganda

  A joint initiative of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) will boost agriculture value chains and enhance drought resilience in Nigeria, Somalia and Uganda. The initiative is part of a broad coalition to boost collaboration between the two institutions in agriculture, water and sanitation. The combined active portfolio of […]

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The Apple watch series

New Apple Watch Series 3 42mm Smartwatch GPS   New Apple Watch Series 3 38mm Smartwatch GPS   Apple Watch Clear Case Screen Full Body Protector   Apple Watch Series 3 Clear Case Gel TPU Screen   Apple Watch Series 3 38mm Space Gray Aluminium   Apple Watch Series 3 42mm Silver Aluminium

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African market factors to watch Nov. 21, 2017

<link href=”https://af.reuters.com/article/commoditiesNews/idAFL8N1NR0F6″ rel=”canonical” /> NAIROBI, Nov 21 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Tuesday. – – – – – EVENTS: *NIGERIA – Central bank holds monetary policy meeting – 1330 GMT. *SOUTH AFRICA – Reserve Bank starts three-day monetary […]

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Job vacancy: BW Offshore Nigeria

Specialization Admin / Finance , Engineering , Oil and Gas / Energy , Engineering / Technical Industry Oil & Gas / Mining Job Type Contract Experience 3-10 year(s) Qualification HND, Bachelor’s Degree, PGD / Master’s Degree Location Nigeria BW Offshore is a leading global provider of floating production services to the oil and gas industry, with a fleet of 15 FPSOs and one FSO. The company has an excellent track […]

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Song: Shatta Wale – Dancehall Landlord

Shatta Wale, a singer who is definitely out for Nigerian artistes today… barely few hours after dropping a diss track at Wizkid tagged “DISASTER”, the self-acclaimed Dancehall king is back with another diss track at Timaya and Patoranking titled “Dancehall Landlord”. Where is it going to end? Let’s wait and see. DOWNLOAD: Shatta Wale – […]

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Purdue University poised to give African farmers $5m grant

  Purdue University scientists will develop stronger, more versatile varieties of sorghum that have the potential to reach millions of African farmers, thanks to a $5 million, five-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The foundation’s grant is the second for Gebisa Ejeta, a distinguished professor and director of the Purdue Center for Global Food Security. […]

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Africa: Crazy idea leads to ability durum

  A ‘crazy idea’ has resulted in the ability to grow durum wheat in the extreme heat of famine-affected Senegal, Mauritania and Mali, potentially boosting the income for one million farming families, and therefore winning the 2017 Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security. The genome fingerprinting research project led by Dr Filippo Bassi of […]

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