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AfDB disbursed $7.81 billion in 2017 to support African countries’ structural transformation

The African Development Bank, under the leadership of Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has increased disbursements to support the structural transformation of countries in Africa, according to its Annual Report, released during the Annual Meetings in Busan, South Korea.

US to give Africans access to affordable power, internet

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced that more than 600,000 people would have access to affordable power and the internet under the U.S. Power Africa Initiative.

AfDB achieves 100% investment in renewable energy – Akinwumi Adesina

The African Development Bank said it had achieved 100 per cent investment in renewable energy this year to clean energy and efficiency.

US to contribute $45.5 million to rehabilitation efforts in North-east

The United States Government says it will contribute an additional $45.5 million to rehabilitation efforts in the North-east.

Great job beating ISIS in Syria — now let’s keep them out of Africa

We cannot allow dispersed ISIS members to claim strongholds in Africa, especially as recent developments have shown that the continent is finally trending upward.

Weak transmission stalls 700MW power generation at Egbin

The feeble transmission infrastructure wheeling generated power to the national grid has stalled the generation of 700 megawatts of power in the 1,320 megawatt-capacity Egbin Power Station in Lagos, the Chief Executive Officer of Egbin Power Plc, Mr. Dallas Peavey, has said.

US invests $50m in Nigeria’s clean energy projects

The United States said it has invested over $50 million in clean energy projects across 18 states in Nigeria.

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22 killed in clash in Cameroon anglophone region

Twenty-two people were killed in a clash with the army in Cameroon’s restive Northwest anglophone region, an opposition MP told AFP on Saturday.

SDP: 2019 election may not hold

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has warned that the 2019 general election may not hold if killings and kidnapping persist.

Champions League final: Gareth Bale to discuss Real Madrid future after scoring ‘best goal...

Gareth Bale hinted a summer move away from Real Madrid could be on the cards after stepping off the bench to make a record-breaking contribution to an historic Champions League victory over Liverpool.