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World leaders meet to discuss water crisis

World leaders, water, development experts, among other stakeholders are converging on Stockholm, Sweden, to find new, nature-based solutions to meet escalating global water crisis. In a statement by Jens Berggren, Communications Director, Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) the event would be a wake-up call on the challenges that climate change, economic

Zimbabwe arrests Mnangagwa critic over Facebook post

Zimbabwe President elect Emmerson Mnangagwa addresses a press conference at State House in Harare, on August 3, 2018. Mnangagwa defended the landmark election in which he was declared victorious, despite claims from the opposition of vote-rigging. MARCO LONGARI / AFP Zimbabwean police have arrested a critic of Emmerson Mnangagwa on charges

‘This govt is confused’ — Yet again, Obasanjo rebukes Buhari

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has once again chastised the Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government, describing it as “seemingly confused”. Obasanjo said the Buhari administration lacks the wherewithal to tackle the spate of killings in the country. The former president issued the recent criticism in a letter read on his behalf on Wednesday at

Twitter Appoints Okonjo-Iweala To Board Of Directors

Social media giant Twitter Inc has announced the appointments of Nigeria ’ s former Minister of finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to its board. Okonjo- Iweala was appointed alongside Robert Zoellick as new independent directors with immediate effect, Twitter said. Executive Chairman of Twitter, Omid Kordestani said: “Ngozi and Bob are distinguished leaders with

Finally, Buhari ready to sign Africa free trade agreement

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with visiting President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where he expressed readiness to sign the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). At a joint press conference after their closed-door meeting, Buhari confirmed that he would soon sign the agreement. The Nigerian president,