Communique of the 2013 Enyimba Retreat of Igboville/Oganiru Ndigbo Foundation Held at Aba, Abia State on 28/29th December 2013
  Following two days of deliberations on issues affecting Ndigbo and Nigeria, members of Oganiru Ndigbo Foundation aka Igboville came up with the following decisions and resolutions. 1. Every Igbo parent must ensure their children learn and speak Igbo language as first language. 2. Igbo governments at all levels... Read more
  Investigative journalism took a leap as the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalismhonoured journalists and others at the award presentation ceremony of the Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting on world anti-corruption day – 9 December. The event held at the NECA Hall, Ikeja, Lagos.   Professor Ropo Sekoni, the WSCIJ... Read more
Igboville Set to Launch Free Medical Services for Aba Residents
Press Release Members of Oganiru Ndigbo Foundation aka Igboville have concluded plans to offer free medical services to residents of Enyimba City, Aba, in Abia State during this yuletide season. The mission which will involve 15 medical services personnel qualified in different areas will be led by United Kingdom... Read more
Acceptance Speech for the Forbes Africa Person of the Year
Acceptance Speech for the Forbes Africa Person of the Year Dr. AkinwumiAdesina Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Federal Republic of Nigeria Kempinski Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya December 2, 2013 I wish to immensely thank Forbes for the huge honor of being selected as Africa’s Forbes Person of the Year.... Read more
PRESS RELEASE   Africa: Schneider Electric inaugurate a technology for producing electricity, drinking water and heat simultaneously   –       MiCROSOL simultaneously produces 50 MWh/year of electricity, 1,000 m3/year of drinking water, and around 800 MWh/year of thermal energy   –       Kenya will be pilot country for the industrialization and commercialization NAIROBI,... Read more
    TUNIS, Tunisia, November 12, 2013/ — The African Development Bank (AfDB) ( has launched a Web consultation on its new Governance Strategy for 2014-2018 ( aimed at receiving feedback from all its stakeholders on their expectations on the Bank’s future governance interventions. “The vision of AfDB is that Africa is... Read more
The plan is designed to help increase energy access through off-grid electricity schemes based on small hydro, solar PV, biomass, and hybrid systems   Washington, DC, November 12, 2013/ — With African Development Bank (AfDB) ( backing, Liberia has garnered support for a far-reaching renewable energy investment plan ( $50 million... Read more
  Since 2010, the Zambian government has been providing $12 U.S. to district households with at least one child under the age of five   Washington, D.C., November 12, 2013/ — A two-year randomized control trial evaluating Zambia’s Child Grant social cash transfer program found dramatic improvements in the amount of food... Read more
    Blackberry email and BBM messaging accounts for over 13% of traffic across Africa   CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, November 11, 2013/ — Sandvine, (TSX:SVC) ( a leading provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for fixed and mobile operators, today released its Internet traffic trends report, entitled “Global Internet Phenomena Report 2H2013” (,... Read more
SkyVision cloud-based solutions will enable customers to reduce overall IT expenses   CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, November 11, 2013/ — SkyVision Global Networks Ltd. (, a leading global communication provider, today announced its launch of a full suite of Cloud services and solutions. The official launch will take place at AfricaCom 2013, November 12-14,... Read more