Latest Articles by Ishioma Emi Contributor Desert locust invasion threatens food security in Ethiopia. The recent invasion of desert locusts in Ethiopia has become a huge threat to food security in the Horn of Africa country. Contributor UBA Connect to deepen intra-African trade. United Bank for Africa(UBA) Plc is offering a new product, UBA Connect, which aims to enable its customers to conduct traditional banking transactions at any UBA branch in the 20 African countries where the bank... Contributor Nigeria commits to a transport policy that links seaports and rail networks. The federal government of Nigeria has restated its commitment to linking all seaports in the country to rail networks in line with its new transport policy. Contributor Nigerian government signs MoU with IBM to enhance digital literacy. The federal government of Nigeria, in collaboration with the International Business Machine(IBM), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) which seeks to bridge the huge digital literacy gap in Nigeria. Contributor Five Nigerian startups to pitch at the Disrupt Africa Tech Summit in Kigali. According to a 2019 Annual Investment Report on Africa’s tech startup ecosystem by WeeTracker, Nigerian tech startups got 50 percent of Africa’s venture fund in 2019. Contributor What we know about the saga between Isabel dos Santos and the Angolan government. Isabel dos Santos, Africa’s richest woman, past Chairperson of Sonangol and daughter of Angola’s former President, José Eduardo dos Santos is an astute businesswoman who held significant economic positions in her father’s political regime. Contributor Niger’s military loses over 89 soldiers to jihadists attack. At least 89 soldiers have died in a jihadist attack in the Niger army base on Thursday, 9th January.