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What it took to build Nigeria's largest bank

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism t

THEPAMPANEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 16:44:38

How Rick Omonte Is Bringing Niger To New Haven

For New Haven-based musician and sometimes promoter Rick Omonte, music is a contagion. "It's like a parasite or a bug," he said in an interview last week. "You might walk by a window and hear something, and then it's in your head. And then you hear it on the street, and it's another crumb. And then

NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-22 15:53:15

More than 100 women start at Nigerian school founded by Dickinson president

WHPThumbnail Margee Ensign, the president of Dickinson College in Carlisle, learned today that more than one hundred women arrived at the American University of Nigeria. Ensign is the former president there and the founder of the New Foundation School. The program educates hundred of young women in

LOCAL21NEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 10:47:19

Trump Compliments The Nonexistent Country Of Nambia

U.S. President Donald Trump sparked confusion when he twice referred to a nonexistent country dubbed "Nambia" during a speech before African leaders. Trump reportedly was not referring to a fictional country but mispronouncing Namibia. The president also stated that several of his personal friends w

OPPOSING VIEWS - 2017-09-21 16:02:35

Black Excellence: Bozoma Saint John & Ghanian President Among Honorees At Africa-America Institute Gala

Tech exec Bozoma Saint John was honored for her innovation and leadership at a gala that celebrates people strengthening the bonds between Africa and America. Saint John, who was Apple's head of global consumer marketing before her new gig at Uber was one of four honorees including the president of

BOSSIP - 2017-09-21 17:14:47

Donald Trump Praises A Non-Existent African Country In Front Of A Room Of World Leaders — Are We Really Surprised?

Lord, help us. Once again, Donald Trump embarrassed us in front of a group of world leaders by completing making up his own country. Yep, POTUS mentioned some magical place called "Nambia" not once but TWICE yesterday during a speech attended by reps from Ghana, Namibia, and Uganda. Just to be clear

PEREZHILTON - 2017-09-21 18:18:14

Hosts Ghana face arch foes Nigeria in final

File: Ghana survived a few scares from Niger before building a first-half advantage when Kwame Kizito scored his second goal of the tournament. READ: SAFA boss says new CAF rules are good for football. Photo: AFP JOHANNESBURG - Arch rivals Ghana and Nigeria will meet Sunday in the West African Foo

ENCA.COM - 2017-09-21 23:14:05

My friends are going to Africa to 'get rich': Trump

NEW YORK - US President Donald Trump hailed Africa's business potential Wednesday, telling several leaders of African nations he has many friends going there to "get rich." At a lunch with the leaders amid the UN General Assembly, Trump mused about the vast continent's opportunities and challenges.

ENCA.COM - 2017-09-21 03:43:33

Chelsea's Tammy Abraham set to switch allegiances from England to Nigeria

England Under-21 striker Tammy Abraham is set to switch international allegiances to Nigeria in a bid to play at next year's World Cup. The Chelsea striker, who is on a season-long loan to Swansea, played for England at this summer's European Under-21 Championships in Poland but remains eligible for

MSN.COM - 2017-09-21 15:45:39

ECOWAS and AU share experience on civil-military coordination

Abuja, September 20th 2017. Personnel of ECOWAS Standby Force (ESF) and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) as well as officials from their respective Commissions are sharing experiences on civil-military coordination with a view to improving the level of collective response to the challen

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-09-21 12:01:00

Here's what president Trump got right in his much ridiculed Africa speech

US president Donald Trump has demonstrated his indifference toward Africa in a number of ways over the past nine months. In July, he left in the middle of a G-20 session on African health and migration, tapping his daughter Ivanka to fill in for him. During a G-7 gathering in Italy in May, Trump rem

QUARTZ - 2017-09-23 03:04:58

US boosts aid for war famines by $575 million

United Nations (United States) (AFP) - The United States said Thursday it will spend another $575 million dollars to help the millions facing starvation and violence amid wars and unrest in Yemen, South Sudan, Nigeria, and Somalia. "This additional funding brings the total US humanitarian assistanc

BREITBART - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

UN officials urge sustained support for humanitarian efforts in Lake Chad Basin

21 September 2017 - United Nations officials today underscored the need for sustained international support for the humanitarian response in Nigeria and the Lake Chad region, where millions are in need of emergency assistance. "We can and must help the millions of people displaced by the crisis as w

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-09-21 18:39:00

Tammy Abraham denies he's made decision on switching to Nigeria

Read Five questions about CAF's Afcon expansionRead Key African transfer stories to watch before the window closesRead Picking a Ghana Star Sixes Dream TeamRead Africans to watch in the UCL qualifiersRead Grading Africa's teams after CAF CL group stageRead What did Ghana learn in Mexico defeat?Read

ESPNFC.COM - 2017-09-21 19:24:00

In Speech To African Leaders, U.S. President Trump Compliments Nigeria's Handling Of Ebola Outbreak, Announces U.N. Ambassador Haley, HHS Secretary Price To Travel To Continent

Sep 21, 2017 The Cable: Trump praises Nigeria's tackling of Ebola, says Africa has tremendous potential "U.S. President Donald Trump has lauded Nigeria for its handling of the 2014 outbreak of the Ebola virus disease. Trump on Wednesday also said there's 'tremendous business potential' in Africa,

KAISER FAMILY FOUNDATION - 2017-09-21 14:49:35

The Impact of Displacement

OluTimehin Adegbeye, a writer and activist, begins her talk on displacement by considering the definition of a city, and how they tend to originate in very troublesome ways. Hailing from Lagos, Nigeria, Adegbeye has noticed that the separation of classes has resulted in many problems, and has cau

TRENDHUNTER.COM - 2017-09-23 11:36:03

It Makes Good Business Sense for President Trump to Focus on Africa

As the United States government continues evaluating established global trade agreements that have proven benefits to U.S. jobs and consumers, we are overlooking our trading partners of the future. In addition to the markets in which the U.S. already operates, growth markets in 54 countries spread a

USCHAMBER.COM - 2017-09-22 17:45:00

Oil prices in mixed territory amid OPEC waiting game

Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Crude oil prices were in mixed territory early Friday as traders waited to see what would happen with a committee monitoring OPEC's market balancing act. Members of a committee monitoring a multilateral effort to draw the level of global crude oil inventories closer to the five-yea

UPI - 2017-09-22 14:12:22

Ghana 2 Niger 0: Black Stars coast to Wafu final

Ghana have reached the 2017 Wafu Cup final after defeating Niger 2-0 at the Cape Coast stadium on Wednesday. Goals from Kizito (31 mn) and Stephen Sarfo (78 mn) were enough to settle the proceedings that saw the hosts dominating much of it. Ghana have reached the 2017 Wafu Cup final after defeating

GOAL.COM - 2017-09-21 20:02:19

US to Increase Aid to 3 African Countries, Yemen

The United States is increasing aid to Yemen, South Sudan, Nigeria, and Somalia to help millions affected by food insecurity and violence. An additional $575 million in humanitarian assistance will be provided to the four countries, U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Mark Green

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2017-09-21 15:00:56