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EU deploys Election Observation Mission to Liberia

Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, has appointed Ms. Maria Arena, Member of the European Parliament, as Chief Observer BRUSSELS, Belgium, September 19, 2017/APO/ — In response to an invitation by the Liberian authorities, the European Union has deployed an …

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AU member states endorse the draft statute of the African Audiovisual & Cinema Commission

The Ministers also approved establishment of the AACC Temporary Secretariat in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, Kenya, September 19, 2017/ — The African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission (AACC) will be responsible for the promotion of the African audiovisual and cinema industry. The audiovisual and cinema industry accounts for US$5 billion in continental GDP. …

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Nigeria: Dangote begs public to help monitor, report unscrupulous truck drivers, sets up hotline for reports

LAGOS, Nigeria, September 19, 2017/ — The Management of Dangote Industries Limited (www.Dangote.com) has launched a passionate appeal to members of the public to assist in monitoring both the recklessness and the illegal haulage of contraband goods by some of his truck drivers. The company has also set up hotlines for …

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Collaborate with Nigeria’s private sector in research & innovation, Osinbajo tasks Nigerian armed forces

ABUJA, Nigeria, September 18, 2017/ — Address by His Excellency Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON, at the combined passing out parade for cadets of 64 Regular Course (Army, Navy, Airforce) 65 Regular Course (Navy and Air Force) and Short Service Course 44 (Army) where he represented His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, …

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