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Ethiopian official urges African countries to benefit from ties with China

(Xinhua/NAN) An Ethiopian official Tuesday called on African countries to develop their own strategies on how to benefit from the enormous opportunities arising...

8 countries to participate in Jos Trade Fair – official

Ten countries have confirmed readiness to participate in the Jos International Trade Fair slated to hold from Oct. 10 to Oct. 27, 2019,...

Oscars 2020: Nigeria competes with 92 countries with ‘Lionheart’

Nigeria is competing with 92 other countries for the 2020 Oscars Academy Awards’ Best International Feature Film, the organisers said on their official...

WHO stresses need for W Pacific countries to immunise all children

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday urged countries in Asia and the Pacific to step up efforts to immunise all children...

Borders should remain closed until neighbouring countries comply with ECOWAS protocols–Oshiomole

Comrade Adams Oshiomole, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Nigerian borders with neighbouring countries should remain closed until they comply with...

Saudi Arabia to offer international tourist visas for 49 countries

Saudi Arabia will open its doors to international tourists under a new visa system that allows people from 49 countries to apply...

China now dev’t model for many countries, says Thai deputy PM

China has made great progress in the past 70 years since the founding of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and stands...

AIDs Foundation, CSOs, advocates more commitment to Global Fund by countries

AIDs Health Care Foundation (AHF), a Non-Governmental Organisation, on Thursday in Abuja, appealed to countries including, Nigerian Government to do more in fulfilling their...

Afreximbank urges African countries to aid manufacturers’ cross-border trade through new...

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has called on African countries to create new vehicles that would make it possible for manufacturers to trade across...

Trump seeks increased border security, says migration hurting origin countries

 U.S. President Donald Trump tapped into his long-standing insistence on border security and slammed illegal immigration in his speech to the UN, saying...

Akwaaba has united African countries over the years, says father...

  Mr Mike Amachree, Nigeria’s father of tourism,  on Sunday said that  AKWAABA African Travel and...

African Tour: Players from 7 countries expected to feature at 1st...

Edwin Osuhor, Tournament Director of the African Tour, on Saturday revealed that golfers from at least seven countries were expected to feature in the...

More than 5,200 climate strikes will be held in 156 countries...

(Sputnik/) More than 5,200 climate strikes will be held in 156 countries around the world from Sept. 20 to Sept. 27, as part...

Indonesia to send back 142 containers of trash to developed countries

Indonesia will send back 142 containers of garbage to Australia and other developed countries after the shipments were found to contain toxic materials, the...

Cambodia returns all 83 plastic waste-filled containers to countries of origin

Cambodia has returned all 83 plastic waste-filled containers to their countries of origin, the country’s General Department of Customs and Excise (GDCE) said in...

UNHCR to eradicate statelessness in member countries by 2024

Mrs Liz Ahua, Outgoing Regional Representative, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), West Africa said the agency plans to eradicate or reduce statelessness...

African countries set action plan for medicine traceability

African countries have expressed their commitment to pursue pharmaceutical traceability as a measure to strengthen healthcare system and ensure protection of the patient’s...

WHO tasks countries on improving standards

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged member states to improve on existing standards in their respective countries to prevent entry of substandard...

AU urged African countries to ensure effective migration governance

The African Union (AU) on Monday urged African countries and pan-African institutions to exert concerted efforts to ensure effective migration governance across the continent. The...

Ramaphosa sends envoys to African countries over xenophobic attacks

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa has dispatched three special envoys to seven African countries to deliver messages of pan-African unity and solidarity following...

25 countries for 2019 AKWAABA- Organiser

Mr Ikechi Uko, Organiser of AKWAABA African Travel and Tourism Market, on Saturday said no fewer than 25 countries would grace the 2019 edition...

Group appeals for expansion of Abuja-Keffi expressway

Road Users Development Network of Nigeria (RUDEN), an NGO, has appealed to the Federal Government to expand the Abuja-Keffi expressway to reduce road crashes. The...

Medical tourism: Don advocates investment in African health sector

  Prof. Jonah Onuoha has called on African leaders to provide the needed  infrastructure in the  health sector in order to check  medical tourism. Onuoha,...

British Airways cancels almost all flights as pilots strike

(dpa/NAN) Almost all flights by British Airways, totalling hundreds of departures, were cancelled on Monday as pilots launched a 48-hour strike in a dispute...