Wednesday, May 29, 2024

United Arab emirates

May 27, 2024

South African border authority on high alert ahead of elections

The South African Border Management Authority (BMA) is on high alert as the country prepares to hold general elections on Wednesday.

South African Border Management Authority (BMA) officials
April 18, 2024

India eases exports of onions to Sri Lanka, UAE

Currently, onions are sold between 35 and 40 Indian Rupees (41 and 47 U.S. cents) per kilogramme in retail markets across India.

Bag of onions 
March 21, 2024

FG temporarily bans public-funded foreign trips for ministers, others

The President noted that any public official seeking foreign trip must obtain approval at least two weeks prior to the necessary trip.

Presidential directive
March 1, 2024

Nigerian govt lied, no discussion about $10 billion fines; we won’t pay ransom or damages if asked: Binance

The cryptocurrency giant said it was not in the mood to discuss paying the Nigerian government either to restore its services that were cut off recently or free its executives.

Binance and Tinubu composite
February 24, 2024

Egypt sells Ras al-Hikma peninsula to UAE for $150 billion investment to aid economy

Ras al-Hikma peninsula, located west of Alexandria and northwest of Cairo, will be transformed into a mega resort with an in-built airport.

An aerial view of a luxury hotel complex in Sharm el-Sheikh
February 24, 2024

Qatar rejects Tinubu’s visitation request for business parley

“The State of Qatar will be hosting a web summit during the suggested period.’’

President Tnubu
February 21, 2024

Arab League condemns U.S. veto of ceasefire resolution on Gaza 

The resolution, proposed by Algeria, also urged the prevention of civilian displacement in the southern city of Rafah.

League of Arab State
February 5, 2024

EU plans new sanctions on Russia for Ukraine war anniversary

The EU would no longer be allowed to sell goods and technologies with military connections to Russia.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky
January 23, 2024

Uganda in talks with UAE investment firm over oil refinery

President Yoweri Museveni’s government wants to process some of its crude domestically to boost employment and benefit from technology transfer.

Yoweri Museveni
January 9, 2024

Moffi set to replace injured Boniface ahead of AFCON

“Victor Boniface is out and Terem Moffi takes his place pending the approval of CAF and concurrence of his club.’’

Super Eagles vs Crocodiles of Lesotho