AfDB wants Africa to build digital infrastructure to compete in 4th Industrial Revolution

To compete at the accelerated pace of technological innovations and the 4th Industrial Revolution, Africa has to put in more money into training its people and equipping them with the skills they need for the jobs of the future, Akinwumi Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank, has said. He also called on African countries to rethink the way they do manufacturing.

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Nigeria: Danjuma’s socio-cultural organisation backs his demands for inquiry into Army’s atrocities

Socio-cultural organisation of Jukun people, Jukun Development Association of Nigeria (JDAN) has thrown its weight behind its elder kinsman General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma (rtd), who at the weekend, called on his people to rise and defend themselves against rampaging Fulani herdsmen and their colluding military partners.

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Nigeria: Politicians urged to avoid hate speech in campaigns

The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina; the Publisher of Premium Times online media, Mr. Dapo Olorunyomi and former Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator Umar Dahiru Tambuwal have called on politicians to avoid hate speech in their campaigns and utterances in the build-up to the 2019 general elections so as not to create tension in the country.

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Abuja MoU moves against substandard shipping in Africa

In a bid to harmonize port state control inspection procedures that will lead to the elimination of substandard shipping in the West and Central Africa sub-region, the Abuja Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will host its 3rd Ministerial Conference and 9th Port state Control Committee Meeting with the aim of developing a unified system of Port State Control inspection procedure for the region.

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