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The Next One Million Refugees In The UK May Be Nigerians

October 1st, 2020 marks the 60th anniversary of Nigeria’s independence from colonial Britain but Nigerians have little to celebrate.

Ade Adebiyi, MD and CEO of GTBank SL talks the history of GTBank, community development and providing what the customer wants

Sierra Leone is making fantastic progress in the global market, and there is no doubt that GT Bank is one of the main causes of this.

16 YEAR OLD ZURIEL ODUWOLE HELPS END GIRL MARRIAGE IN MOZAMBIQUE

On March 12th 2018, then 15 year old film maker and girl education advocate Zuriel Oduwole, presented the 5th edition of her annual DUSUSU [Dream Up, Speak Up, Stand Up] Award to the First Lady of Mozambique, Her Excellency Mrs. Isaura Nyusi. It was for her work advocating for girls education in her country.

Bank of Ghana awards Vizor Contract for Fully Integrated Financial Supervision System

Vizor, the world leader in SupTech solutions for financial regulatorsannounced today that following a public tender and procurement process the Bank of Ghana has awarded the company a contract to implement a fully integrated financial surveillance system. The new solution will provide a single portal to collect prudential data from banks and deposit taking institutions and manage the review and approval of license and authorisation requests from reporting entities.

The European Awards Program Announces Release of Video Interview with Mr. Olukayode Pitan, MD and CEO of Bank of Industry

Bank of Industry, Nigeria’s oldest development financing institution, was created in 2001 following the merger of 3 separate financial entities.

DRC ELECTORAL COMMISSION USES PUBLIC FUNDS TO SECURE LOBBY GROUP SERVICES

The Independent National Electoral Commission of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (CENI) has appointed Washington based lobby group, Avenue Strategies, to pressure the US Administration into accepting the use of electronic voting machines in the upcoming general elections. This is despite widespread condemnation from opposition parties.

Worldbox launches comprehensive company database for Africa

[PRESSWIRE] Zurich, Switzerland - 30.06.15 -- The global Business Intelligence company Worldbox now offers complete identification company records for Rwanda, Tanzania, Mauritius, Uganda and Madagascar with extended business records for 25 other African countries.

ICC Lawyer Accuses Nigerian Presidential Candidate Muhammadu Buhari of Inciting Violence

Muhammadu Buhari, a former Major General in the Nigerian military that is opposing President Goodluck Jonathan in Nigeria’s February 14th elections, could face charges of inciting violence that led to the killing of over 800 people in 2011, according to an Associated Press report.

THE BUTTERFLY TREE PRESS RELEASE FOR MALARIA PREVENTION

The Butterfly Tree has been given a licence to import two safe new products to use in the prevention of malaria and other vector-borne diseases.

Legendary Somali Educator to Visit Dallas-Fort Worth

On September 11, 2013, legendary Somali educator, Prof. Suleiman  Ahmed Guled, arrives in Dallas to kick off a lecture tour of cities in the United States with the major Somali Diaspora communities, including Houston TX, Atlanta GA, Denver CO, Boston MA, Washington D.C., Columbus OH, and Minneapolis MN. 

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