Tag: British

Nigerians speak on turning 58, achievements made so far

As Nigeria celebrates 58 years of Independence, CNBC Africa finds out what Nigerians think about the country’s achievements so far.

Nigeria turns 58: Progress made so far

On the first of October 1960 Nigeria gained Independence from the British. This year marks 58 years since the historical day. Niyi Falade, Chief Executive Officer of Crusader Sterling Pensions joins CNBC Africa to discuss the progress made so far.

How do UK investors view Africa?

David Schwimmer, Chief Executive Officer of the London Stock Exchange says British investors see a long-term growth potential and opportunity in Africa. He discussed this and more with CNBC Africa’s Wole Famurewa when he visited Nigeria as part of the U.K delegates who accompanied Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May.

DA welcomes Bell Pottinger apology

DA welcomes Bell Pottinger apology

How to involve more women in engineering

How to involve more women in engineering

UK's Johnson says Gambia to rejoin Commonwealth

In 2013, longtime leader Yahya Jammeh pulled his tiny West African nation out of the Commonwealth.

Journalist dies after hunger strike in Algiers

Tamalt, who was based in London, was arrested in Algeria in June for posts he had shared on Facebook that were seen as critical.

UK says Nigerian's conviction stands despite bribery evidence

Ibori, who as governor of oil-producing Delta State from 1999 to 2007 was one of Nigeria's most powerful men, is serving a 13-year sentence.