Nigeria keen to join Africa free trade zone – Minister

Nigeria’s minister of industry, trade and investment on Monday said the West African nation will sign the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement as soon as President Muhammadu Buhari approves an impact-assessment report he commissioned. Nigeria is one of 29 countries yet to sign the agreement seeking to boost intra-African trade, stimulate investment and innovation. InContinue reading “Nigeria keen to join Africa free trade zone – Minister”

Kenyan university to commercialize edible insects to boost food security

A Kenyan university said Tuesday it plans to commercialize edible insects in order to boost food security in the country. Monica Ayieko, a professor at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and technology (JOOUST) told Xinhua in Nairobi that the insects that have been identified as fit for human consumption include crickets, longhorn grasshopper,andContinue reading “Kenyan university to commercialize edible insects to boost food security”