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Babandede tells immigration officers to shun corruption

‘Not every African will get visa on arrival’

  The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede, has said that the visa-on-arrival policy will not apply to all visa...

Amaechi: Lagos-Ibadan rail’ll ready in June

Ameachi tasks African nations on mainstreaming maritime sector

  Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Ameachi, has called for a concerted cooperation among countries in the West and Central Africa sub-region to develop a...

African free trade zone takes effect —African Union

African free trade zone takes effect — African Union

An African free-trade zone came into force Thursday, a step toward creating what the African Union hopes will be a continent-wide market of 1.2 billion people worth $2.5...

Malta charges 3 African teenagers for hijacking ship on Med Sea

Malta charges 3 African teenagers for hijacking ship on Med Sea

Three teenagers from Africa rescued in the Mediterranean Sea have been charged with hijacking a commercial tanker to force it to change course to Malta. The Turkish...

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Obasanjo: Buhari’s hand too weak to sign African free trade agreement

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has said that the hands of President Muhammadu Buhari’s are too weak to sign the African free trade agreement (AfCTA). He made the...

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U.S. plans bilateral free trade agreements with African countries

The U.S. government has said that it was currently looking for African countries that would be interested in bilateral free trade agreements with it. The U.S. Deputy...

Osinbajo calls for diversification of African economies

Osinbajo calls for diversification of African economies

By Patience Danjuma  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged African countries to diversify their economies and look beyond oil-based revenue for future prosperity....

140 African migrants escape from their captors in Libya

140 African migrants escape from their captors in Libya, UN says

About 140 East African migrants escaped from smugglers holding them captive near the Libyan town of Bani Walid earlier this week, according to a local source and a U.N....

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Israel to deport African migrants to Uganda

Israel is finalising a deal to deport thousands of African migrants to Uganda under a new scheme after agreements with Rwanda and the United Nation’s refugee agency to...

Israel cancels plans to deport African migrants

Israel cancels plans to deport African migrants

  Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, said on Tuesday he was cancelling an agreement with the U.N. refugee agency to relocate thousands of African migrants,...

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FG to consult before deciding on African trade zone

The Federal Government on Tuesday said it decided not to join an Africa free trade zone last week because it needs to carry out more consultations at home first. Other...

40 African countries sign free trade agreement in Rwanda

On the African Continental Free Trade Area

By LakinbofaGoodluck On Wednesday 21stMarch, 2018 a landmark event took place in Kigali, Rwanda when 44 out of 54 African Heads of State signed the African Continental...