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    Politics If Africa Doesn’t Succeed, France And Europe Will Never Succeed – Macron – Channels Television News

    French President Emmanuel Macron speaks during an interactive session in Lagos on July 4, 2018. French President Emmanuel Macron believes the relationship between Africa and Europe is very important that both continents need each other to succeed. He said this on Wednesday during an...
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    World Africa is finally uniting: now we need good politics | Paul Kagame – the Guardian

    In Africa, our biggest threats are also opportunities. By 2035, 450 million Africans will have joined the working age population, more than the rest of the world combined in that time. They will power our economies forward, as long as there are jobs they have the knowledge to … Read more...
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    Metro 5 shocking ways of becoming a woman in Africa – pulse.ng – Nigeria’s entertainment &...

    All these practices despite how scary they look once served some purposes. Some cultures in Africa believe that a girl can only become a woman if she goes through some painful conditions. All these practices despite how funny or scary they look … Read more via pulse.ng – Nigeria’s entertainment...
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    Business Internet solutions connects to Microsoft Azure network –

    Pan-African Internet services provider, Internet Solutions has incorporated its CloudConnect colocation connectivity solution into Microsoft’s Azure ExpressRoute network. With Internet Solutions’ carrier infrastructure, Azure ExpressRoute users in Africa will link directly to the Microsoft Cloud...
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    Business Manufacturing a mobile phone requires 400 components, none is available in Nigeria –...

    Samsung Electronics has said that one of the reasons for not establishing a manufacturing plant in Nigeria is because its market share in the country is not big enough. Mr Sung Yoon, the Chief Executive Officer of Samsung Electronics Africa, made this known during an interactive session with...
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    Business Africa’s GDP recovery expected to grow by .5% in 2018 –

    Africa is expected to see a recovery in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth from its present 3.0 per cent to 3.5 per cent in 2018. This is according to a statement obtained from the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) website on Wednesday in Abuja. Africa’s … via BusinessDay : News you...
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    World UK helicopters join French counterterror mission in Africa – AP News

    LONDON (AP) — Britain said Wednesday that it will send three Royal Air Force helicopters to join France’s military mission against Islamic militants in Africa’s Sahel region as part of closer U.K.-French intelligence and military cooperation. The two countries will promise to step up efforts...
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    Business Itanna looks to help African startups raise as much as $5m without going to Silicon Valley - TP

    When two giants combine efforts, the result is usually enormous. Such is the case for the African Economic Revolution Fund (AERF) and renowned Nigerian conglomerate, Honeywell Group. Both have partnered to invest in African startups through the creation of Itanna. Olivier Frendo, the co-founder...
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    World Magistrates dismiss sex abuse case against French soldiers in Africa – TODAY.NG

    French magistrates dismissed a case brought against a group of French soldiers accused of sexually abusing children while on deployment in the Central African Republic (CAR) in 2013 and 2014, a judicial source said. via TODAY.NG – http://ift.tt/2DAvA0G Get more World News
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    Sports Egypt to represent Africa at World Team Cup – Newtelegraph

    Africa champions, Egypt (men and women) will fly the continent’s flag at the 2018 ITTF World Team Cup taking place in London from February 22 to 25. Egypt’s qualification was confirmed during the 2017 African Championships held in Morocco having emerged champions in the men’s and women’s team...
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    Business What you need to know about Nigeria’s first Inland Dry Port – Ventures Africa

    President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday 4th of January 2017, inaugurate Nigeria’s first Inland Dry Port in Kakuri, Kaduna State. According to the Director, Special Duties, Nigerian Shippers Council, Ignatius Nweke, the idea of establishing inland container depots in the hinterland was...
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    Sports 9 Things To Know About George Weah, Liberia President-elect

    After starting his career in his home country of Liberia, Arsene Wenger brought him to Europe where he signed for Monaco in 1988. 1. Weah moved to Paris Saint German in 1992 where he won Ligue 1 in 1994 and became the top scorer of the 1994-95 UEFA Champions League. 2. He signed for AC Milan...
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    Metro NCC Set To Produce Many Bill Gates In Nigeria – Board Chairman

    Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC board, Sen. Olabiyi Durojaiye says the Commission will soon unveil a strategy that would enable Nigeria leverage the ongoing digital revolution to produce many Bill Gates in the country. The Chairman dropped the hint yesterday while addressing...
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    World 8 Surprising Things You Probably Don’t Know About Africa

    1. Africa is the only continent to extend from the northern temperate zone to the southern temperate zone. 2. Over half of Africans are under the age of 30. 3. Africa’s population will be more than double by 2050, rising from 1.1 to 2.3 billion people. 4. More than half of the world’s...
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    Engineering Scholarship: Apply For The £25,000 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

    The Royal Academy of Engineering is accepting applications for the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation and has called for entries from engineers connected with universities and research institutions in sub-Saharan African countries. The Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation is Africa’s...
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    World Zambia's Xenophobic Attacks: Two Persons Buried Alive

    Two people were burned to death on Monday during xenophobic violence in Zambia's capital, Lusaka, the police have said in a statement. The riots started after rumours that Rwandans were behind recent ritual killings in the city. The police did not give the nationalities of those killed and...
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    Business Top 10 Oil Producing Countries in Africa [See LIST]

    The African continent is a home to some of the world’s largest oil producing countries. Many of these countries, mostly developing rely on crude oil as their major foreign exchange earner. Here is a list of the 10 highest oil producers in Africa. 10. South Africa – 160,000 Barrels Per Day...
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    Entertainment Africa: 10 Films That Will Change the Way You Think About Poverty

    Did you know that each year, more movies come out of Nigeria’s ‘Nollywood’ than Hollywood? ONE, an international NGO picked top 10 films and documentaries from across Africa that you simply have to see. 1. Moolaadé (2004) | Senegal 2. The First Grader (2010) | UK / Kenya 3. Neria (1993) |...
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    Business Exchange Rate Of The Naira Against Some African Countries' Currencies

    The Nigerian Naira might not be doing well at the moment, but some African countries are having it worse compared to it. Here is the exchange rate as at 21/3/2016 of some selected African countries' currencies against the Naira 1 Naira = 0.8 Angolan Kwanza 1 Naira = 0.0056 Botswana Pula 1...
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    Sports CAF Confederations Cup 2016 Fixtures

    Here is the CAF Confederation Cup last-32, first-leg fixtures this weekend (all times GMT): Source: Soccer24
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