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TECNO, IManage Africa & ScholarX reward Winners in the AcadaFest Scholarship 2019

By BellaNaija.com It would seem like TECNO is always in our faces, but that is apparently because they are bent on being a brand that gives value every single chance they get. This time, they decided to be a part of Acadefest in partnership…

Kenyan scientist builds with bottles to beat plastic pollution

Nita Bhalla Hope Mwanake understands the plastic pollution crisis facing Kenya better than most. An environmental scientist who ran a waste collection service in Kenya’s central town of Gilgil, she witnessed first hand the mountains of plastic buckets, bottles and…

OAU to become hub of aeronautic engineering-VC

by theguardian The Vice-Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, says the institution would soon become the hub of aeronautic and aerospace engineering studies in Nigeria. Ogunbodede said this in his address at the university’s 44th Convocation…

Nigeria, Egypt partner on counter-terrorism fight in Africa

By Terhemba Daka Don’t blame us for your ‘failures’, IPOB tells militaryPresident Muhammadu Buhari and his Egyptian counterpart, Abdelfattah el-Sisi, have mulled a partnership to eradicate terrorism in parts of Africa. Speaking on the sidelines of the Aswan Forum on…

Morocco gets Africa’s first high-speed train

Kieron Monks French President Emmanuel Macron and Morocco’s King Mohammed VI inaugurated Africa’s first high-speed train line on Thursday.These high-speed trains are flashing along the Atlantic coast of Morocco.The French-made double-decker TGVs are being tested today ahead of the launch…

Leading Renewable Energy Brand Zola Electric opens First Experience Centre in Nigeria

By BellaNaija.com ZOLA Electric, the leading renewable energy brand in Africa has opened its first Experience Centre in Nigeria. The Experience centre, which is located at the Fezel Plaza, Alfred Rewane Road, Ikoyi, Lagos would serve as the retail footprint…

Ivory Coast farmers push back against cocoa output cap

Ange Aboa  Cocoa farmers in Ivory Coast say they plan to ramp up production and establish new plantations, potentially jeopardizing a new policy to cap output and boost prices from next year. The West African country’s cocoa regulator (CCC) said…

Oil market to remain oversupplied despite deepening OPEC+ cuts: IEA

Noah Browning Global oil inventories could rise sharply despite OPEC and its allies deepening their output cuts and slowing U.S. production growth, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Thursday. “Despite the additional curbs … and a reduction in our…

Buhari says Africans Travelling to Nigeria Will Start getting Visa on Arrival

By BellaNaija.com President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that all Africans travelling to Nigeria will get a visa on arrival from January 2020. According to Premium Times, the president made this known at the ongoing “Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development in…

First diamonds from Angola’s new pipe to arrive mid-2020: Alrosa

Polina Devitt Angola’s major new Luaxe diamond deposit may start trial mining in mid-2020 and could produce 1 million carats of diamonds worth $90 million in 2020, Russian diamond producer Alrosa said. Angola’s state-controlled diamond miner Catoca and Alrosa found…