Several dozen reportedly trapped in Ghana shopping center collapse

Several dozen reportedly trapped in Ghana shopping center collapse

ACCRA, Ghana –  A five-story shopping center built earlier this year in a bustling suburb of Ghana’s capital collapsed Wednesday, killing at least one person and leaving several dozen people trapped in the rubble, authorities and eyewitnesses said. Rescue crews used cranes to try and remove debris from the top of the building amid fears […]

PhD, MBA Holders Apply as Truck Drivers

PhD, MBA Holders Apply as Truck Drivers

The Chairman and Chief Executive Director of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has made a shocking disclosure that PhD and MBA Holders were among over 13,000 applicants who applied for the recent Graduate Executive Truck Driver in his company. Dangote disclosed this Thursday evening during a mentorship chat with World Bank Youth Forum (WBYF) Coordinator, […]

Dangote Named 62nd Richest Man in the World

Dangote Named 62nd Richest Man in the World

The President and Chief Executive Officer of Dangote Group of Companies, Mr. Aliko Dangote has been rated the 62nd richest man in the world with a net worth of $13.5 billion. According to a report by Bloomberg tagged, ‘The World’s 200 Richest People,’ Dangote is said to be richer than Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, […]

Nigeria Risks Losing 19 States to Boko Haram Terrorism – Gen Olanrewaju

Nigeria Risks Losing 19 States to Boko Haram Terrorism – Gen Olanrewaju

Former General Officer Commanding, GOC, Third Division of the Nigerian Army and ex Minister of Communications, Major General Tajudeen Olanrewaju, has called for an immediate declaration of a state of emergency in Borno State in view of the revelations involving the immediate past governor of the state and two serving senators over Boko Haram activities […]

Africa: ‘Solve Problems the African Way’ – Zuma

Africa: ‘Solve Problems the African Way’ – Zuma

Johannesburg — President Jacob Zuma has told traditional leaders that Africans have their own way of solving their problems through traditional institutions, it was reported on Friday. “Let us solve African problems the African way, not the white man’s way,” Zuma was quoted saying at the opening of National House of Traditional Leaders in Parliament […]

State Hands Over IMF Africa Group Chair

State Hands Over IMF Africa Group Chair

Tokyo — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) African Group Constituency Group has elected Malawi’s Finance Minister Ken Lipenga as the new chair of the 22-member grouping for the next two years. Lipenga, takes over from Uganda’s Finance Minister Maria Kiwanuka. The IMF Executive Director for Africa, Moeketsi Majoro, said during the just-concluded group’s meeting in […]

South Sudan: First Paved Highway in South Sudan Constructed By USAID, Officially Opened

South Sudan: First Paved Highway in South Sudan Constructed By USAID, Officially Opened

Washington, DC — On September 12, U.S. Ambassador to South Sudan Susan D. Page and President of the Republic of South Sudan Salva Kiir Mayardit inaugurated South Sudan’s 192-kilometer-long Juba-Nimule Road, the largest infrastructure project ever built in South Sudan, and the young nation’s first paved highway. The inauguration comes one day after the two […]

Libyan president says 50 arrested in US consulate attack

Libyan president says 50 arrested in US consulate attack

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Libyan President Mohammed Magarief said on Sunday that about 50 people have been arrested in connection with the deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi last week, which he said was planned by foreigners linked to al Qaeda. The attack on Tuesday in Benghazi came amid protests over a video made […]