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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is paying off Nigeria’s $76 million polio debt

January 19, 2018

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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is paying off Nigeria’s $76 million polio debt Yomi Kazeem Quartz Africa As Nigeria’s battles on to become a polio-free country, Bill and Melinda Gates have taken an extraordinary step to give Africa’s largest economy a helping hand through their foundation. The foundation will pay off a $76 million loan […]

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Africa: The world’s fifth largest diamond has been discovered in Lesotho

January 17, 2018

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Africa: The world’s fifth largest diamond has been discovered in Lesotho 9 of the 10 largest diamonds ever discovered have been found in Africa Yomi Kazeem Quartz Africa A 910-carat diamond, which is believed to be the world’s fifth largest diamond, has been unearthed in Lesotho. The stone was discovered in Letseng mine by Gem […]

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Remembering Yesteryear: United States -The 1924 Immigration Act and the White Australia policy – Immigration Restriction Act of 1901

January 15, 2018

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Remembering Yesteryear: United States -The 1924 Immigration Act and the White Australia policy – Immigration Restriction Act of 1901 Today, there are many in the United States who have a goal to slow the growth of the immigrants of non-European ancestry. Many tend to focus on using “code wording” such as ‘illegal immigrant’ or ‘undocumented […]

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America doesn’t know Africa: The world responds to the reported remarks by Donald Trump

January 13, 2018

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America doesn’t know Africa: The world responds to the reported remarks by Donald Trump Ghana’s president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has publicly condemned, via Twitter, the “shithole” comment by U.S. President Donald Trump. Official Statement of the Government of Botswana GENEVA (Reuters) – The United Nations human rights office on Friday, January 12, 2018 rejected […]

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Nigeria: Abuja, Federal Capital Territory (FCT)- Rapid rail public transportation trains arrive

January 11, 2018

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Nigeria: Abuja, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) – Rapid rail public transportation trains arrive ABUJA- The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has taken delivery of rapid rail cars for the trial operations of its new metropolitan regional rapid rail transit system. ___ Video: Abuja Light rail nearing completion ____ Video: What it takes to do business in […]

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Tallest building in Los Angeles to be built by Peebles-led 100% non-white group’s $1.2B development

December 29, 2017

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Tallest building in Los Angeles to be built by Peebles-led 100% non-white group’s $1.2B development The proposed Angels Landing will be the tallest building on the West Coast. Angels Landing Partners – Signature Tower PRNewswire Angels Landing Partners LLC, a 100% minority-owned team comprised of the Peebles Corporation, MacFarlane Partners and Claridge Properties, has been […]

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Angola’s new president picks apart the dos Santos empire

November 27, 2017

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Angola’s new president picks apart the dos Santos empire AFP The start of the clean-up operation did not take long. Within three months of taking control of Angola, President Joao Lourenco sacked his predecessor’s daughter as head of the state-run oil company and set about dismantling the empire built by Jose Eduardo dos Santos. A […]

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Zimbabwe’s new president Emmerson Mnangagwa offers money to white farmers

November 26, 2017

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Zimbabwe’s new president Emmerson Mnangagwa offers money to white farmers eNews Channel Africa (eNCA) HARARE – Zimbabwe’s newly-sworn-in president Emmerson Mnangagwa promised to compensate white farmers who lost their land during his predecessor’s notorious land reform programme. On 24 November 2017, Mnangagwa became only the third President of Zimbabwe since its independence, following in the […]

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Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe resigns as president

November 21, 2017

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Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe resigns as president BBC News A letter from Mr Mugabe said that the decision was voluntary and that he had made it to allow a smooth transfer of power, the Reuters news agency reports. The surprise announcement halted an impeachment hearing that had begun against him. Mr. Mugabe had previously refused to […]

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Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe ignores party deadline to quit

November 20, 2017

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Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe ignores party deadline to quit BBC Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party has summoned its MPs to discuss the future of its leader, President Robert Mugabe, after a deadline for his resignation came and went on Monday. The deadline was set by Mr Mugabe’s own party, Zanu-PF. The embattled leader surprised Zimbabweans on Sunday, […]

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