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With $2 billion commitment at WHA, I am optimistic Nigeria, Africa would benefit from China’s two sessions – Amb Baba Ahmad Jidda

China's two sessions of the year, the country's most important political event, opened on Thursday after a two-month delay due to the COVID-19 epidemic. Against the backdrop of epidemic prevention and control as a new normal, the two sessions will demonstrate to the world that...

Nigeria’s TETFund partner US Morgan state university to admit 50 Ph.D. students Annually

Nigeria’s TETFund has signed new agreement withUS Based Morgan state university to grant 50 Ph.D. students Annually, Naija247news has learned. MSU’s Board of Regents Approves Five-Year Agreement, Bolstering University’s Potential Ph.D. Output and Leadership Among HBCUs in Producing Graduates With Doctoral Degrees President David...

Trump, Buhari meeting: A chance to reset U.S Africa’s Diplomacy

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to meet US President Donald Trump next week. His visit comes less than four months since Trump made the comment about “shithole” countries in Africa. Trump’s comments were followed by a swift denial and a lukewarm attempt to...

Nigeria, U.S agree on $496mln counter insurgency aircraft trade deal after Trump, Buhari phone chat

Vows to send ventilators to Nigeria to help stop coronavirus spread President Donald Trump called President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday and promised to help Nigeria fight the deadly coronavirus. He promised to send ventilators. “President Muhammadu Buhari had a phone conversation with the US President Donald Trump...

China says willing to study African debt relief jointly with international community

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Monday it is aware of calls for a debt relief program for African countries, and is willing to study the possibility with the international community. China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs made the comments via a fax sent to Reuters...

Africa’s Debt relief plea, China’s historical opportunity

G20 likely to endorse debt moratorium this week-sources African nations pushing for broad debt relief China now Africa’s largest bilateral creditor Beijing finds itself in an unfamiliar role (Adds comment from Chinese foreign ministry) By Joe Bavier, Cheng Leng and Andrea Shalal JOHANNESBURG/BEIJING/WASHINGTON, April 13 - S upport...

African ambassadors complain to China over ‘discrimination’ in Guangzhou

JOHANNESBURG, April 11 (Reuters) - African ambassadors in China have written to the country’s foreign minister over what they call discrimination against Africans as the country seeks to prevent a resurgence of the coronavirus. Several African countries have separately also demanded that China address their...

Africa Needs Debt Relief to Fight COVID-19

NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA , BRAHIMA COULIBALY Combating COVID-19 is more challenging in Africa than in other parts of the world. But a two-year moratorium on all external-debt repayments would at least give governments there the fiscal space they need to respond to the pandemic.

Chinese Begins Clamp Down Africans Over Claims Of Importing Coronavirus Into Country

While the world has adopted various measures to combat Coronavirus, Chinese authorities are beginning to eject Africans from their homes and hotels over claims that they were importing the virus into the country. Africans in Guangdong and Fujian Province mostly affected are lamenting the move...

Canadian govt invites 3,900 Nigerian middle-class using EEC for Permanent Residency

The Canadian Government has invited 3,900 Express Entry candidates to apply for Permanent Residency (PR) in its latest draw, with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 471, a point over the previous draw held in February, which had a minimum score of 470. Meanwhile,...
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