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Nigeria begins drilling in first oil fields in northeast region

Abuja, Nigeria | Xinhua | Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday inaugurated Kolmani Integrated Development Project to drill oil and gas in the northeastern part of the country. Speaking at the project’s flag-off ceremony in the northeastern state of Bauchi, Buhari said that the Nigerian Kolmani Oil Prospecting Lease (OPL) 809 and …

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MPs to investigate labour export companies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among, has tasked the Committee on Gender, Labour and Social Development, to work with the line ministry to investigate companies involved in the export of labour to the Middle East. This follows the rampant and unclear deaths of many casual labourers, …

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Digital Impact Awards 2022: Airtel Mobile Commerce Uganda scoops gold and silver accolades

Airtel Mobile Commerce Uganda Limited Recognised For Financial Digital Services’ Excellence & Technology Digital Services’ Excellence At The 2022 Digital Impact Awards Africa Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Airtel Mobile Commerce Uganda Limited (AMCUL) has attained recognition for Technology Services Digital Excellence – Gold accolade and Financial Services Digital …

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Putin says Russia ready to export more fertilizers

Moscow, Russia | Xinhua | Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Moscow is ready to expand the supply of fertilizers and work with all partners in this area. There are artificial barriers created by some countries to the export of Russian fertilizers, which are negatively affecting global markets, Putin said …

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Nigerian president launches re-designed local banknotes

Abuja, Nigeria | Xinhua | Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday launched the re-designed local banknotes to control the supply of the Nigerian naira, the local currency of the most populous African country. Speaking during the unveiling of the locally-produced currencies in Abuja, the Nigerian capital, Buhari explained in detail the basis …

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