ECOWAS calls for greater action against arms proliferation in W/Africa

2018/08/05 – This was contained in a report of the study of gender mainstreaming in the peace and security architecture of ECOWAS (Small Arms and Light Weapons Control Component) presented at a workshop in Abuja on Friday. The report blamed electoral violence in Nigeria and other West African countries to illegal arms manufacturers whose work contributes to the illegal possession and circulation of weapons in civilian hands. Continuer à lire … « ECOWAS calls for greater action against arms proliferation in W/Africa »

Analysis: Jihadist exploitation of communal violence in Mali

2017/07/17 . In a press briefing earlier today, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) detailed an alarming rise in communal violence among different ethnic groups in central Mali. Continuer à lire … « Analysis: Jihadist exploitation of communal violence in Mali »

Conference to Discuss Future of Africa’s Aviation Industry

2018/07/13 – The international aviation industry will gather in Accra, Ghana this weekend ahead of Routes Africa, which returns on Monday after a year’s hiatus with the last event taking place in Tenerife in 2016.
Dedicated to improving air connectivity across the African continent, this air service development forum stimulates the African aviation industry by bringing together airlines, airports and tourist boards to discuss the development of new air services and expansion of existing ones. Continuer à lire … « Conference to Discuss Future of Africa’s Aviation Industry »

Jihadists are trying to take over the Sahel

2018/07/13 – There has been no “Mission Accomplished” moment celebrating the defeat of Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq. But the American and other allied troops who helped crush IS are quietly heading home, and their generals are packing away their counter-insurgency field manuals. They deserve credit for a job bravely done. However, IS’s brutal ideology is not dead. A form of it is taking root in and around the Sahel. Continuer à lire … « Jihadists are trying to take over the Sahel »

Yahsat to display its satellite broadband services during West Africa Com

2018/07/10 – Yahsat, the UAE-based global satellite operator, will showcase its flagship broadband service – YahClick – during the West Africa Com from 10-11 July 2018
Farhad Khan is the chief commercial officer at Yahsat.  Continuer à lire … « Yahsat to display its satellite broadband services during West Africa Com »

Canadian firm, StarCore proposes 23 mini nuclear power plants for Nigeria

2018/06/15 – Canadian Company, StarCore Nuclear Inc. has proposed to the Federal Government of Nigeria, the rollout of 23 small modular reactor nuclear power stations to help provide electricity supply which will be accessible to millions of Nigerians who currently have unreliable or no access to electricity. Continuer à lire … « Canadian firm, StarCore proposes 23 mini nuclear power plants for Nigeria »

UK businesses set to explore emerging opportunities in Ghana oil industry

2018/06/10 – The Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce have identified Ghana as a country with many dynamic and buoyant opportunities for UK business.

The chamber said in most recently, American multinational oil and gas company, ExxonMobil Corporation has announced its entry into Ghana’s oil and gas space and will begin full operations in the country this year, joining other leading international oil companies such as Tullow Oil and Kosmos Energy. Continuer à lire … « UK businesses set to explore emerging opportunities in Ghana oil industry »