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Ethiopia faults Egypt’s ‘unconstructive’ comments on Nile dam project

The Ethiopian foreign affairs ministry has accused Egypt of constantly giving unconstructive comments on the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) which is being built on the River Nile.

Sudan summons CAR envoy over Bangui attack

Sudan has summoned the Central African Republic (CAR) ambassador to protest the deadly attack on its embassy in Bangui, Foreign Affairs ministry said.

Jailed Egyptian photographer wins UN press freedom prize

Detained Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid, widely known as Shawkan, will be awarded Unesco's World Press Freedom Prize, the United Nations' cultural body said on Monday.

Nigeria launches economic diplomacy policy

Nigeria has launched Economic Diplomacy Initiative (NEDI), insisting on commitment to ensuring adequate consultation, especially with private sector, in taking vital economic decisions.

Vice President Osinbajo: Private sector key in making economic decisions

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government is committed to ensuring adequate consultation, especially with the private sector, in taking vital decisions on the economy.

Ukraine to deepen bilateral relations with Nigeria

Ukraine Embassy to Nigeria says it has stepped up measures to deepen bilateral relations, especially on trade and economy with Nigeria.

JAMB announces date for 2018 UTME

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the date for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

Tanzania will auction 10,000 cattle seized from Ugandans and Rwandans – minister

Authorities have seized more than 10,000 head of cattle from Uganda and Rwanda that were found inside Tanzania’s borders, a Cabinet minister told Parliament on Monday.

JAMB meets ‘critical stakeholders’ to review UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will meet with “critical” stakeholders in education on Wednesday to appraise the general conduct of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

Enugu APC applauds Nigeria’s image abroad

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu State has applauded steps taken by the Federal Government to improve the image of the country abroad.

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Zamfara Senator Marafa declares governorship ambition

A senator, Kabir Marafa, representing Zamfara Central Senatorial district has declared his intention to vie for the governorship slot in the state.

England expects as dark horses Belgium launch World Cup campaign

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Dedryck Boyata starts in defence as Hazard leads Belgium against Panama

Dedryck Boyata starts in Belgium’s defence as Roberto Martinez’s gifted side begin their World Cup campaign against outsiders Panama in Sochi on Monday.

NIRSAL: Cassava exploitation can accelerate Africa’s economic transformation

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) says exploiting the potential in cassava can accelerate Africa’s economic transformation.

Ondo PDP promises free, fair primaries

The Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State has promised its members vying for different elective positions free and fair primaries.