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ECA To increase Investment In Infrastructure In Africa

Oluwasina Phillip The Economic Commission for Africa says it is working with African countries to increase investments in infrastructure and agriculture on the continent. A statement by the ECA Communications Section on Thursday in Addis Ababa quoted Habiba Ben Barka as saying that the ECA was also working to strengthen …

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Nigeria Allocates 0.5% of GDP to Development of Science, Technology

President Muhammadu Buhari, said that the Federal Government has allocated 0.5% of the country’s annual GDP (Gross Domestic Product), to improve investment and aid the development of Science, Technology and Innovation in the country. The president disclosed that the investment in STI is in line with the African Union resolution …

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UN to Raise $266mn for Feeding African Refugees

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the World Food Program (WFP) launched a joint tender to raise $266 million to provide food aid to refugees in East Africa. In a statement, the United Nations said the initiative aims to increase the food rations granted to more than 3 million …

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Kagara Students Regain Freedom from Bandits

The kidnapped staff and students of Government Science College Kagara have finally regained freedom from the armed bandits in Niger State. A top police officer involved in the counter-kidnapping operation in the State told PRNigeria on Saturday morning. The boarding students were abducted by the bandits who were dressed in …

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