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Nigerian farmers hail AfDB’s boss over re-election, inauguration

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Over 40 million Nigerian farmers under the auspices of All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Saturday, hailed Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, over re-election and subsequent inauguration...
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Kaduna maize farmers decry delay in supply of fertiliser, other farm inputs

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File Photo Maize farmers under the aegis of Maize Growers, Processors and Marketers Association of Nigeria (MAGPAMAN) in Kaduna state, have decried the late distribution...
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Afreximbank approves $400 million facility to improve agriculture in Africa

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The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Africa’s foremost multilateral trade finance institution, has approved a $400-million revolving global credit facility agreement for the Export Trading Group...
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Zimbabwean government agrees to pay $3.5 billion compensation to white farmers

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The Zimbabwean government and former white commercial farmers on Wednesday signed a 3.5 billion United States dollars compensation agreement for the farmers. The money, which...
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UN: Some 120 said to be killed or wounded in attack in Sudan’s Darfur region

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More than 60 people were reported killed and nearly 60 others wounded during an armed attack in a village in Sudan’s restive Darfur region on...
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Central bank targets 12.5 metres metric tons of maize production in 18 months

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday in Abuja said that it would intensify its support to farmers to meet the production of 12.5...
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IMF approves emergency funding for pandemic-hit Myanmar

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“The Myanmar economy is being impacted by the outbreak of COVID-19 through a sharp decline in tourism and remittances and supply chain disruptions,” Mitsuhiro Furusawa,...