Day: June 9, 2023

Rare ruby from Mozambique sells for record $35m

The biggest ruby ever to come to auction has been sold in New York for a record sum of just under $35m (£28m).The stone, a whopping 55.22 carats, was discovered last year in a mine in Mozambique.Uncut it was 101 carats. It has been called the “Estrela …

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UN suspends food aid to Ethiopia over fraud fears

The UN’s World Food Programme (WFP) says it is suspending some food aid to Ethiopia while it addresses worries that donations are being diverted from those in need.It will continue to help the most vulnerable, such as children and new mothers, and welc…

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LASG, FAO woo investors to Epe feedlot project

The Lagos State Government and the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) have urged investors to explore the huge opportunities in its proposed 750 hectares cattle feedlot project in Igbodu, Epe.Mrs Olatokunbo Emokpae, Permanen…

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We’ll run an open govt, says Tinubu

President Bola Tinubu has given assurance that his administration would run an open-door policy that listens in order to transform the country’s rich potentials to reality.Tinubu stated this on Friday at an interactive session with members of the Natio…

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Angolan government pledges to provide adequate housing

Angolan government has pledged to provide adequate housing with universal access to basic services, such as energy, water and sanitation, transport, schools, employment, health care, green spaces and infrastructure financing.The pledge come from the Pe…

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Angolan President invited to attend G77 Summit

Angolan head of State João Lourenço was invited by his Cuban counterpart Miguel Díaz-Canel to attend the Summit of the “Group of 77” plus China set for September 15-16, 2023 in Havana, Cuba.The invitation was given verbally by the Cuban Ambassador to A…

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