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South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed 50 percent women in his new cabinet, a first for Africa's second biggest economy.

Xenophobia: South Africa dispatches envoy to Nigeria

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa has dispatched a peace envoy to Nigeria over the xenophobic attacks in his country against foreigners, especially Nigerians.

AFC approves $230 million loan for 9mobile

Efforts by the new Board and Management of Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Limited (EMTS), trading as 9mobile, to reposition the company have started yielding positive results as the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), has approved a $230 million loan facility to help it attain its long-term growth plans.
Aya Chebbi

AU envoy wants greater involvement of youths terrorism war

African countries should harness the energy and creativity of the youths to revitalise action on violent extremism that has gained foothold amid poverty, conflicts and social exclusion.
Smile Telecoms

Smile Telecoms appoints new Group chief executive officer

Smile Telecoms, a Pan-African telecommunications group with operations in Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has announced the appointments of Mr. Ahmad Farroukh as Group Chief Executive Officer and Ms. Irene Charnley as Deputy Chairman, respectively, effective 1 June 2019.
The delegation was led by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, who urged Nigerians residing in Malawi to be good ambassadors of the country by exhibiting good character in their dealings.

Cyclone idai: Nigeria to assist in reconstruction of Mozambique

The Nigerian government on Tuesday in Maputo pledged to assist in the rehabilitation and reconstruction of Mozambique which was recently hit by tropical disaster called cyclone idai.
Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian wins best African airline at AFRAA

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa has won the 2018 Best Airline in Africa Award for the 7th year in a row from African Airlines Association (AFRAA).
Dangote Cement

Q2: Dangote Cement invests $3bn on plants, grinding terminals across Africa

Group Chief Executive Officer of Dangote Cement, Joe Makoju, has revealed that the company has invested a whopping $3B to build manufacturing plants and import/grinding terminals across Africa.

TRACE denies charging Nigerian artists to play videos

African cable platform, Trace, has denied demanding money from Nigerian artistes before playing their music videos on its channels.

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Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isah Pantami

FEC approves name change for Ministry of Communications

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the renaming of the Federal Ministry of Communications as Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, Wednesday approved funds to repay IAAF, for the excess fund the World Athletics body mistakenly transferred to Nigeria.

Sports minister approves fund to refund IAAF overpayments

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, Wednesday approved funds to repay IAAF, for the excess fund the World Athletics body mistakenly transferred to Nigeria.
The China Civil Engineering and Construction Company, contractors handling the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line, says it has made appreciable progress in Lagos section in spite of impediments.

Lagos-Ibadan rail: We’re overcoming impediments in Lagos section – CCECC

The China Civil Engineering and Construction Company, contractors handling the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line, says it has made appreciable progress in Lagos section in spite of impediments.

Police declare four cultists wanted in Lagos

This followed confessional statement of seven Eiye confraternity members who were recently charged to court after men of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, Iju base rounded them up.
Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has admitted to wearing brownface makeup during a 2001 event at a school where he was teaching, saying it is something he “regret[s] deeply”.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rules out coalition as he forms new Canadian government

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday ruled out forming a coalition government despite an election victory that left his Liberals short of a majority.