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Nigeria: Muhammadu Buhari signed into law the bill establishing the Federal University of Petroleum Resources

October 19, 2017

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Nigeria: Muhammadu Buhari signed into law the bill establishing the Federal University of Petroleum Resources With the signing of the bill into law, the path has been cleared for the establishment of the specialized university in the Niger Delta, charged with training and research in petroleum technologies. Vanguard Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, signed into law the […]

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Africa: Ghana, Equatorial Guinea presidents to sign gas deal and waive visa requirements

September 15, 2017

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Ghana, Equatorial Guinea presidents to sign LNG deal Also waive visa requirements Reuters ACCRA- Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo plans to sign an agreement to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Equatorial Guinea during his three-day visit to the Gulf of Guinea petroleum producer due to begin on Monday, his office said. Though an oil and […]

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Evicted white farmers to launch ‘international’ legal action against Zimbabwe

August 25, 2017

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Evicted white farmers to launch ‘international’ legal action against Zimbabwe The Zimbabwe Daily White farmers whose farms were forcibly taken over by supporters of President Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe say they have “launched a new international legal initiative to seek justice and compensation”. “Dispossessed Zimbabwean commercial farmers have launched a new international legal initiative to […]

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2017 Angola elections- Africa’s second longest serving leader is stepping down

August 24, 2017

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Polls close in Angola election Africa’s second longest serving leader is stepping down For the first time in 38 years, Angolans will have a new president Euronews Polls have closed in Angola’s era-ending general election, as the man who has ruled the country since independence is standing down as president. It is widely expected his […]

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Ghana leverages its natural resources to secure $15 billion from China

July 9, 2017

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Ghana leverages its natural resources to secure $15 billion from China By Ken Sackey, Ghana News Agency ACCRA- China has pledged some $15 billion dollars to fund Ghana’s government’s massive economic transformation agenda, with the likelihood that a further four billion dollars would be committed for various development projects across the country. The commitment by […]

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Yesteryear: The size of the African American consumer market in 1954

July 2, 2017

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The size of the African American consumer market in 1954 The end of Jim Crow and segregation, in America, would soon mean a financial gain for white businesses and corporations. The Secret of Selling the Negro Market is a 1954 film financed by Johnson Publishing Company (the publisher of Ebony and JET magazines) and A […]

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U.S. Census 2017 Release: Characteristics of Selected Sub-Saharan African and Caribbean Ancestry Groups in the United States: 2008–2012

June 29, 2017

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Characteristics of Selected Sub-Saharan African and Caribbean Ancestry Groups in the United States: 2008–2012 Released June 28, 2017 U.S. Census Bureau U.S. Department of Commerce Economics and Statistics Administration The population reporting Ethiopian, Nigerian, Haitian, Jamaican, and Trinidadian and Tobagonian ancestry in the United States is relatively small yet rapidly growing. About 2.5 million people […]

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United States: Demographic profile of the military community

April 17, 2017

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United States: Demographic profile of the military community This report is published by the United States Department of Defense (DoD), Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy (ODASD (MC&FP)), under contract with ICF. This is a synthesis of demographic information describing members and families in the military community […]

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Historical Flashback: Enslavement life in Tuskegee, Alabama before the existence of the famous Tuskegee University

April 14, 2017

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Historical Flashback: Enslavement life in Tuskegee, Alabama before the existence of the famous Tuskegee University Tuskegee, Alabama has played a major role in the history of the state of Alabama and in the history of the United States. Tuskegee is located in central Alabama, approximately 40 miles east of Montgomery, 21 miles west of Auburn […]

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United Nations directly accused Israel of imposing an “apartheid regime”

March 18, 2017

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United Nations directly accused Israel of imposing an “apartheid regime” on the Palestinian people UN later withdraws Israel’s apartheid report UN official resigns over Israel apartheid report The head of the United Nations’ West Asia commission, Rima Khalaf, has resigned over what she described as the pressure to withdraw a report that was critical of […]

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