Why Africa defied COVID-19 predictions — Disease Control Centre

As COVID-19 infections soar in the United States, the African continent is bracing for a smaller surge, defying predictions that it would be hardest hit. According to Africa’s top medical official, that’s because the continent behaved as one indivisible unit in fighting the virus, with leaders working together to impose lockdowns, enforce mask requirements and... Continue Reading →

Nigeria Probes Protesters Under Terror-Financing Law

Nigeria is investigating prominent participants in recent protests against police brutality for possible violations of a law against financing terrorism. A filing by the Central Bank of Nigeria in a federal court in Abuja asking to freeze 20 bank accounts for 180 days was backed by allegations the account owners may have broken the counter-terrorism... Continue Reading →

Biden’s Victory Will Attract $700b To Nigeria, Other Emerging Markets, Says Expert

Renaissance Capital (RenCap) analysts have predicted that a win for U.S. Democratic Party presidential candidate, Joe Biden will attract $700 billion investments to Nigeria and other emerging markets According to RenCap Chief Economist, Charles Robertson, a Biden victory will, in the long run, shift trillions of dollars to Nigeria and other emerging markets. Robertson at... Continue Reading →

Leaked Documents Reveal How ‘Africa’s Richest Woman’ Allegedly Stole Fortune

An investigative team published a trove of files on Sunday allegedly showing how Africa’s richest woman siphoned hundreds of millions of dollars of public money into offshore accounts. The New York-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) worked with newspapers such as Munich’s Suddeutsche Zeitung to reveal the “Panama Papers” tax haven scandal in 2016.... Continue Reading →

Africa’s Unemployed Youths is a Ticking Time Bomb – President AfDB, Akinwumi Adeshina

The President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, sees the financing of Africa’s entrepreneurs and infrastructure as the driving force of his management at AfDB Punch NG and African Development Bank Group reports. This he has demonstrated through the various initiatives the continental development finance institution has created to support small and medium startups,... Continue Reading →

Swiss Authorities To Auction The Super Cars Seized From Equatorial Guinea President (See The Cars)

Collections of multi-million dollars Supercars and Hypercars, previously allegedly owned by son the president Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, will be sold off during a Bonhams auction scheduled for September 29 near Geneva. The 25 collections of super cars, which includes:- Aston Martin One-77 Bugatti Veyron Ferrari LaFerrari Koenigsegg One 1 Lamborghini Veneno Roadster... Continue Reading →

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