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Why West Africa should adopt more liberal drug policies as Obasanjo advised.
Olusegun Obasanjo, the former president of Nigeria is calling on West African governments to overhaul their drug laws by decriminalizing personal use and prioritizing treatment as a response to rising substance abuse in the region.
Tanzanian government to begin ‘door-to-door’ registration for Airbnb operators.
As part of plans to raise more money from tourism in Tanzania, its government has announced that it is giving a 50 days ultimatum to short-stay accommodation operators in the country.
Nigeria gets Japan’s support to address its transportation infrastructure deficit.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has entered an agreement with its Japanese counterpart for the delivery of quality infrastructure investment in the country.
Clear Blue Technologies International awarded $850,000 to power street lights in Nigeria.
280 new street lights are Phase 1 of a larger program to improve security, business, and quality of life in Delta State, Nigeria Clear Blue Technologies International Inc.
President Kenyatta has signed a new finance bill into law.
Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta has signed a new finance bill into law, officially introducing a series of new taxes, including one on fuel, which has led to public anger and strikes.
Solving the curious case of Liberia’s missing funds.
Liberia is tracking down more than $100 million in missing cash. However, the U.S government has revealed that it may aid in this investigation. “(We) are reviewing the request for assistance,” the U.S.
President Ramaphosa’s agenda to take South Africa out of recession.
During a press briefing on Friday, September 21, President Cyril Ramaphosa communicated his government’s plan to revive the country’s economy.
Whoever wins the Osun elections is taking over a debt-laden state.
Nigeria’s leading opposition party, The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) took the lead with a slight margin in the ‘inconclusive’ governorship election in Osun State, South West, Nigeria.
Nigeria-Ghana relations could sour over clampdown on Nigerian traders in Ghana.
In August, Ghanaian authorities closed down shops belonging to some Nigerians in Ghana’s capital, Accra for allegedly failing to regularize “their business concerns as prescribed by the local law.” Many of these shops are still...
The nationwide strike led by Nigeria’s Labour Union could further hurt the economy.
Nigeria’s labour union, the National Labour Congress (NLC) has declared an indefinite industrial what its leaders have tagged ‘government insensitivity and coldness’ to workers demands in Africa’s most populous nation.