Real Identity of new owners of 9Mobile, formerly Etisalat Nigeria

Recent reports indicated that Teleology Holdings Limited may have been finally selected as the preferred bidder for 9Mobile, formerly Etisalat Nigeria, the country’s fourth-largest mobile network. This development may have brought to an end the acquisition process supervised by Barclays Africa, the transaction advisors.Promoted by Adrian Wood, the pioneer chief executive officer of MTN Nigeria,…

Cancer: 28 African countries have no single radiotherapy machine – UN

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has decried the lack of radiotherapy machine for cancer treatment in 28 African countries, reports the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Yukiya Amano, Director-General of IAEA, said millions of people continue to suffer from cancer in developing countries, due to lack of access to effective prevention, screening, early diagnosis…

Bodies of around 20 migrants recovered from sea

Moroccan rescue services have recovered the bodies of around 20 migrants in the Mediterranean, a spokeswoman for the Spanish enclave of Melilla said Sunday. The bodies of the migrants, from sub-Saharan Africa, were spotted Saturday by a Spanish ship, which alerted the rescue services of both countries, the spokeswoman said. She added that “about 20”…

One dead as record snowfall hits Moscow

At least one person died and several were injured after Moscow experienced its heaviest day of snowfall since records began, the city’s mayor and agencies said Sunday. Russia’s meteorological service said Moscow had seen more than half its average monthly snowfall in the space of 24 hours, with 43 centimetres (17 inches) blanketing the capital…