Monthly Archives: February 2015

NAC, Wesbank Meet On Operational Arrangements for Vehicle Finance Scheme

Top officials of National Automotive Council (NAC) and WesBank of South Africa met in Abuja recently on the proposed roll-out of made-in-Nigeria Vehicle Finance Scheme scheduled for later this year. WesBank, a division of FirstRand Bank, is South Africa’s market …

Kenya looks to Algeria for answers to insecurity (Africa Review)

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta last week made his maiden trip to North Africa, meeting with Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Prime Minister Abdel Malek Sellal and other senior officials.
Since taking office nearly two years ago, President Kenyatta has concentrated on …

Suggestions for Obama's Last Trip to Africa As President [opinion]

Since becoming president of the United States, Barack Obama has visited five African countries: Ghana, Egypt, Senegal, Tanzania, and South Africa.
The president used his 2009 trips to Ghana and Egypt to articulate his broad and ambitious policy of engagement …

Bamboo – an Answer to Deforestation or Not in Africa? [analysis]

Deforestation is haunting the African continent as industrial growth paves over public commons and puts more hectares into private hands.
According to the Environmental News Network, a web-based resource, Africa loses forest cover equal to the size of Switzerland every …

NAC, Wesbank Meet Over National Vehicle Finance Scheme

The officials of the National Automotive Council (NAC) and WesBank of South Africa on Wednesday met in Abuja on the proposed roll-out of made-in-Nigeria vehicle finance scheme later in the year.

A statement by the NAC, its Director-General, Mr Aminu …