What to know about Hurricane Harvey

Tropical Storm Harvey formed on August 17th, 2017 in the Atlantic Ocean east of the Lesser Antilles before weakening and running into Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. The system was downgraded to a tropical wave, but its remnants reorganized Wednesday into a tropical depression. Harvey is the eighth named storm in the 2017 Atlantic Ocean hurricane season, which …

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Dangote signs $450million sugar production MoU with Niger State, Nigeria

In another bold move for self-sufficiency in sugar production through the government’s backward integration policy, the Pan African Conglomerate, Dangote Group today in Minna, Niger State signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the State Government for the establishment of a jumbo $450million state-of–art and fully integrated sugar complex. The …


SAP trains 500,000 African youths

Over the next weeks Nigeria will play host to a series of official train-the-trainer (TTT) workshop sessions as the country takes on a leading role in the build-up to SAP Africa Code Week (ACW) 2017. Founded in 2015, ACW seeks to empower African youth with coding skills through hands-on and …


Nigeria set to acquire light attack fighter aircraft’s from US Government

The U.S.A State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Nigeria of twelve (12) A-29 Super Tucano aircraft and weapons, including all associated training, spare parts, aviation and ground support equipment, and hangar, facilities, and infrastructure required to support the program.  The …


New Generation TV launched in Texas

New Generation TV is a global Christian TV network with a 24/7 live streaming capability and features a studio platform open to all generations. NGTV is focused on bringing hope and salvation while making an impact and a difference in various communities across the globe. With its national headquarters in …


Dedication of the South Sudan Flag by NBA legend Luol Deng

History was made today July 24th, 2017 at the City of Dallas flag room during the official presentation and dedication of the South Sudan flag by NBA star Luol Deng. The event brought together top City of Dallas officials including Honorable Mayor ProTem Dwaine R. Caraway who officially welcomed Luol …


Emirates and flydubai partner for extensive services

Emirates and flydubai (www.flydubai.com) today unveiled an extensive partnership which will see the two Dubai-based airlines join forces to offer customers unmatched travel options. Both airlines will continue to be managed independently, but will leverage each other’s network to scale up their operations and accelerate growth. The innovative partnership goes …


Human Rights Activist Liu Xiaobo passes on in China

2010 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo, has died at 61 while serving a lengthy prison sentence in China for promoting peaceful democratic reform. Mr. Liu dedicated his life to the betterment of his country and humankind, and to the pursuit of justice and liberty. In his fight for freedom, …