[Vanguard] The highly anticipated 7th Nigeria International Energy Summit (NIES 2024) is set to convene the National Oil Companies (NOCs) Forum, bringing together esteemed CEOs and key stakeholders from various African NOCs. The session promises to be a pivotal moment for shaping the future of the energy sector under the sub-theme "Sustainable Strategies for Energy Leadership: Navigating Security, Transition, and Finance in a Changing World,"
[Vanguard] The Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria, CIPM has advised the Ogun State National Youth Service Corps to acquire problem solving skills that are on demand in today's job market.
[Vanguard] THE Senate yesterday dumped stay of action position proposed to it by the Federal Inland Revenue Service ( FIRS) on N2.7trillion Tax Credit Fund required for specific road construction by the Federal Ministry of Works.
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- President Joseph Nyuma Boakai, Sr., has, among other nominations, named a new Commissioner of the Liberia Maritime Authority. In his latest list of appointments, the President named former Labor Minister Cllr. Neto Zarzar Lighe, Sr. as head of the Maritime Authority.
[New Dawn] Finance Minister Boima S. Kamara has provided a candid assessment of Liberia's economic landscape, emphasizing the urgent need for strengthened partnerships including international collaboration to address the challenges ahead.
[Daily Trust] Nigeria is one of the most naturally endowed nations of the world. It has potential for greatness. Coupled with natural endowments, the country is also rich in human and capital resources. However, there's a major problem with this country -- the followers are as bad as their leaders!
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia and Kenya have agreed upon the extension of infrastructural and port development agreements' implementation for the benefit of their people and economies, a Kenyan diplomat disclosed.
[Ethiopian Herald] Digitalization is among the highest transformative opportunities in the current world. The impact of the internet on economic growth and prosperity is immense these days. The digital technology is driving economic developments. It is crucial instrument to ensure inclusive and sustainable development. It becomes an engine of development and transformation. In today's world, digitalization accelerates business activities, services, trade transactions, development activities and investments. The technology
[Ethiopian Herald] Africa is the continent with more than 1.2 billion people, endowed with rich natural resources among others, vast arable land, livestock, mines, rivers, oceans and lakes with their marine life. However, though it is rich with such resources, the continent is unable to exploit the resources fully due to lack of technology, finance and well trained man power. As the result, it has remained one of the pauperized in the world.
[Daily News] DAR ES SALAAM: Minister of Agriculture, Mr Hussein Bashe, has announced that the government plans to submit a proposal to amend the Sugar Industry Act of 2001 in the forthcoming budget session of Parliament. This proposal aims to liberalize the sugar market, allowing local manufacturers to compete with foreign companies after decades of protection by the government.
[allAfrica] 2024 is the African Union year of Education, but when we step into a classroom and see more than a hundred students to one teacher, our hearts sink. Of course, we will see angelic smiling children having fun with their friends and learning new social skills. Some, through tremendous talent and willpower, will be able to take their studies beyond the secondary level. But most in this situation will not learn the critical skills to contribute sufficiently to their own, and Africa's future development.
[The Herald] IN a development validating that youths play a significant role in growing the economy, experts have confirmed that the former produce about 100 commodities sold at mass markets such as Mbare Musika.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The implementation of a national strategy to support entrepreneurs is now a priority, Minister of Employment and Vocational Training Lotfi Dhieb stressed on Thursday.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- A cabinet meeting held on Thursday approved a number of draft decrees. The meeting was chaired by Prime Minister Ahmed Hachani on behalf of President Kais Saied at the Government Palace in Kasbah, according to a statement by the Prime Ministry.
[Dabanga] Jebel Aulia -- The ongoing internet and communications blackouts in most of Sudan have severely compromised efforts to provide humanitarian aid to civilians in Jebel Aulia, south of the capital Khartoum. The Jebel Aulia Emergency Room has appealed to the international community and humanitarian aid organisations to apply pressure on the Sudanese government to restore internet and communications networks to all states, so that planned vital relief efforts, that have been suspended, can go ahead.
[Nyasa Times] Air Cargo Malawi (ACM), a leading air freight company, has expressed optimism about Malawi's mining sector which it says has potential to spur economic growth in line with the government's development agenda.
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican government is working with partners in order to mobilize financial resources to pay overdue allowances to 120 households who were victims of the collapse of the enormous rubbish dump at Hulene, on the outskirts of Maputo city, according to the Minister of Land and Environment, Ivete Maibasse.
[Observer] Addressing Liberia's perennial power crisis will require significant financial investment, with the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) estimating that between US$700 million to US$1 billion is needed for the construction of a reservoir to alleviate the electricity issue. The lack of a sufficient reservoir at the Mount Coffee Power plant has been identified as a long-standing challenge, leading to operational gaps during dry seasons.
[Premium Times] Mr Gowon, who was one of the founders of ECOWAS as Nigeria's military head of state in May 1975, expressed his concerns about recent developments in the regional body in an open letter.