Libya to sign gas deals with Italy’s Eni – National Oil corporation chief

Libya’s National Oil Corporation said Wednesday (Jan. 25) it had reached an $8-billion deal with Italian energy giant ENI to develop offshore hydrocarbon sites. “We have reached a deal with ENI to develop the oil and gas sector, by developing two offshore sites which together will be able to produce 850 million cubic feet of gas” per day, NOC head… Read More

France recalls envoy to Burkina Faso after expulsion of its forces

France said on Thursday that it was recalling its ambassador from Burkina Faso, a day after agreeing to demands from the ruling junta to pull out troops from the former French colony in Africa’s Sahel region. “In the context of the latest developments in Burkina Faso, we have decided to recall our ambassador to Paris for consultations on the state… Read More
Entertainment Lifestyle 

Assault On Wife: ‘Juju’ musician’s son arraigned

For allegedly beating his wife, Ayojimi Balogun, 33, son of “Juju” musician, Queen Ayo Balogun, was on Thursday dragged before a Family Court in Ikeja, Lagos State. The defendant, who is a resident of Oniru Estate, Victoria Island, was brought before the court for allegedly beating his wife. But Balogun pleaded not guilty to the charge slammed against him by… Read More
Entertainment Lifestyle to Host The #1 Global Music Business Podcast with Emily White – How to Build a Sustainable Music Career to Host The #1 Global Music Business Podcast with Emily White – How to Build a Sustainable Music Career – Music Industry Today – EIN Presswire Trusted News Since 1995 A service for music industry professionals · Thursday, January 26, 2023 · 613,559,421 Articles · 3+ Million Readers News Monitoring and Press Release Distribution Tools News Topics Newsletters Press… Read More

Davos: Spurring growth in developing countries [Business Africa]

The African continent fueled many debates at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. The forum’s discussions centred around sustainable solutions, ranging from energy transition, reimagining globalisation, inclusion and diversity to prepare the world to collaborate and share equally in all future opportunities. How can the African continent position itself to thrive in an equitable global village? Executive Director… Read More

South African farmer warns of ‘lots of food shortages’ amidst ongoing power cuts

From dairy farms unable to keep milk refrigerated, to chickens suffocating en masse as ventilators fall idle, an energy crisis is taking a heavy toll on South Africa’s food sector, industry groups said. Record power cuts have caused shortages of some staples, threatening price rises that could make some popular items too expensive for poor families, agricultural industry body AgriSA… Read More
Human Rights 

Home, belonging, and the Holocaust

In 1933, Hitler began putting the party’s core racist and nationalist ideology into practice, identifying who could claim Germany as home and who in their view, really belonged in the country. This process went way beyond enacting legislation to define and exclude Jews from society: the Nazis launched misinformation and hate speech campaigns vilifying and dehumanizing Jews, and sanctioned acts… Read More
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Ghana summit on Africa’s prosperity opens in Accra

African political and business leaders gathered in Ghana’s capital Accra on Thursday for a summit on the continent’s prosperity agenda. Dubbed the “Africa Prosperity Dialogue Series” participants have been discussing how Africa can achieve deeper economic integration between different states. Ghana is the host nation of the AfCFTA (The African Continental Free Trade Area) Secretariat, which is spearheading an agenda… Read More
Entertainment Lifestyle 

I was racially abused as a Welsh-Nigerian foster child, then I found some letters in an attic and it changed everything

“All I have left of my parents are these letters and one photograph in which they are together. It was taken in the spring of 1961 in Joe’s Cafe, perhaps that’s where they met. But the cafe is long gone by now and so are my parents, so it’s too late to ask them.” When Phil Okwedy, 60, was clearing… Read More
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Here are the most counterfeited products in Nigeria.

It is not difficult to sight counterfeit products in Nigeria. They are readily available in mammoth quantities on our streets, major roads, makeshift shops, and even markets. But this manufacturer’s nightmare does not come to play only in Nigeria. It is a global challenge, and so huge is this illicit industry that it is estimated to be about $450 billion. … Read More