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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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    Politics US Center Hails Goodluck Jonathan As Hero Of Democracy

    The Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars in the United States (U.S.) has hailed former President Goodluck Jonathan as the leader that provided the best moments for democracy in Africa in 2015. In its “The Year in Review” report for 2015, the Centre highlighted Nigeria’s 2015...
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    Business A Letter To The African Entreprenuer By Ogbemi Kesiena

    Can you still remember the exhilaration you felt, the joy, the fear, the excitement, all mixed up in one, that euphoria that filled your heart and mind the minute you thought of that idea. It started growing in your mind, growing until it took on a life of it own. You imagined that this would...
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    Business Devaluation: A Beer Parlour Gist On How Guys Cash Out by Oluseun Onigbinde

    This is actually not beer parlour discussion. It is a wine parlour discussion (if there is anything like that) with a new friend, a banker in Nigeria. My friend told me. Firstly, you need a friend in the bank — a banker. If you don’t know, you are entitled to a Basic Traveling Allowance. This...
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    Business Nigerians Pay Highest Tariff Per Kilowatt In Africa [DailySun]

    Consumer Rights Advancement Organisation (CRADO) has lamented over the recent hike in electricity tariff, saying that Nigerians pay the highest tariff per kilowatt in Africa. According to the President, Mr. Adeolu Ogunbanjo observed that before the latest hike in electricity tariff, Nigerians...
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    World Africa: Time To Target Fake Preachers And Prophets

    Self-proclaimed preachers and prophets who say they can perform miracles are growing in popularity across Africa, BBC reports. Of concern to many with interests in the Christian faith are the “prophet of God” or “man of God” churches. These are led by self-proclaimed prophets or messengers who...
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    Politics Nigeria: Former President Goodluck Jonathan Task African Leaders on Good Leadership [See Video]

    Watch the video from the world Press conference where former President Goodluck Jonathan tasked African leaders on good leadership and proper conduct of elections in their various countries... See Video
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    Metro Full List of Top 30 Universities in Africa (2015)

    The University of Port Harcourt was named as the sixth best university in Africa, trailing four South African and one Ugandan university. According to TheCable, the list was dominated by South Africa and Egypt, saw the southern Africa country amass 12 positions on the ranking, with the north...
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    World 30,000 More Reasons to Worry About Terrorism in 2016 [CNBC]

    There could be as many as 30,000 foreign-born members of militant group Islamic State that could soon be returning to their home countries ready for radicalization and terrorism, according to the latest research. European cities remain on high alert following the Paris attacks in November, in...
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    Business Nigeria Wins Bid to Provide Communications Satellite Technology to Belarus for 15years

    Nigeria has made history in the global space technology market by becoming the first country in the Sub-Sahara Africa to manage a foreign satellite, Vanguard reports. This followed the emergence of Nigerian Communications Satellite (NigComSat) limited, the operator of NigComSat-R, the Nigerian...
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    Entertainment To Hell With Iyanya and Nigeria - Jaguar

    Philanthropic Kenyan singer Jaguar said he has no apology to give over a statement he made on Nigerian artiste Iyanya and the Nigerian showbiz industry early this year, SDE reports. "Besides, I am not just ranting. Ask yourself why they have shows here yet no Kenyan artiste can be hosted in...
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    World LIST of 10 Most Populated Cities in Africa

    The top 10 most populated cities in Africa in 2015 is a very interesting list. This is so because Africa is the world’s second-largest and second-most-populous continent. With 1.5 billion people as of recent estimate in 2015 , it accounts for about 20% of the world’s human population. although...
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    Metro Massive Fraud in Nigeria Over Rice Importation Scheme [Premuim Times]

    Premium Times reported that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in 2014 disclosed that Nigeria spent an average of N800 Billion annually on the importation of rice. Unofficial import receipts through the Cotonou corridor was not captured in the CBN figure. But the business of importing rice, a...
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    World List of 10 Most Peaceful Countries in Africa

    Africa trails just behind Asia as the most Populous Continent in the World with a staggering population of over 1.1 billion people living in this large continent. Boasting of an enormous diversity of ethnicities, languages, cultures and tradition. She has witness some of the bloodiest uprisings...
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    World South Korean Presidential Frontrunner Made Racist Joke Against Nigerian Student

    The frontrunner to be South Korea's next president has apologised after sparking a public uproar for jokingly likening the skin colour of an African scholarship student to coal. Kim Moo-sung, the leader of the country's ruling conservative Saenuri Party and the leader in polling ahead of the...
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    Metro Nigeria will be 3rd Most Populous Country in the World by 2050 - Report

    Nigeria will be the third most populous country in the world by 2050, standing behind just India and China, a United Nations study has projected. Nigeria’s population, currently the seventh largest in the world, is growing most rapidly and is projected to surpass that of the United States by...
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