Meet Rashid Zakari: Ghana’s youngest sportswear company CEO

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Meet Rashid Zakari: Ghana’s youngest sportswear company CEO

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Egypt's foreign minister is expected in Brussels for a foreign ministers' meeting on March 6. Another EU official said that would be a good moment "for Egypt and the EU to agree that they want to intensify this cooperation."
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EU Pushes Migration Talks with Tunisia, Egypt

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"I'm delighted to be in Lagos and leading the UK mission here. I look forward to working with a variety of Nigerian partners to further progress the already strong UK-Nigeria relationship," Beaufils said, while commenting on her arrival in Nigeria.
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Britain Posts First Female High Commissioner to Nigeria

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Mattis: US 'Not in Iraq to Seize Anybody's Oil' - African Leadership Magazine

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Mattis: US 'Not in Iraq to Seize Anybody's Oil'

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The drought was also expected to drive up the prices of food, lifting inflation to between 2.7 percent and 3 percent this year, from 1.5 percent last year, he said.
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Drought to Cut Somalia's 2017 Growth to 2-2.5 Pct- IMF

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With Buhari abroad for medical treatment and the country's currency exchange system in chaos, the central bank said Nigerians wanting dollars for travel or to pay foreign school fees could buy dollars at nearly 20 percent above the official rate.
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Nigeria Tests Waters for Possible Broad Naira Devaluation

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The world's oldest leader, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe who is 93 today, February 21, 2017, has ruled out retirement saying he has no 'acceptable' successor in place.

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Happy 93rd Birthday To President Robert Mugabe

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With Google and Microsoft both previously being accused by the entertainment industry of turning a blind eye to piracy, this first of its kind deal will see Google and Microsoft’s Bing demote UK search results of copyright infringing websites.
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Google and Microsoft to shoot down Piracy

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Seedy Njie, now the spokesperson for Jammeh’s Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction, (APRC), said the police picked up 51 supporters including three nursing mothers and 26 minors. Reports indicate that all the minors have since been released.
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Jammeh loyalists decry police arrests, plan protests to demand release

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Bouteflika, 79, suffered a mini-stroke in 2013 that affected his mobility and speech. He has appeared in public since on only a handful of occasions and has travelled several times to France for medical treatment.
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Merkel postpones Algeria visit as aging Bouteflika battles bronchitis

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The government on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, ordered the suspension of internet services to the English speaking Northwest and Southwest Cameroon forcing lawyers’ and teachers’ into an indefinite strike.

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Cameroon loses $1.39m over Internet shutdown for the 4th week

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Trump is radical, but give him time. Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe says he agrees with US President Donald Trump's "America for Americans" policy.

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Robert Mugabe supports Donald Trump's nationalism

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The country's deputy health minister Hamisi Kigwangalla said on Twitter that the government was investigating "the homosexuality syndicate" and would arrest and prosecute those involved in the gay sex business.
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Tanzania threatens to publish 'list of gay people'

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Mining Investment Africa, part of the Global Mining Investment Conference Series, will return to Abuja, Nigeria from 3 – 5 May 2017. This conference seeks to draw international investors to Nigeria to explore the mining opportunities in the country and the region.
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Mining Investment Africa 2017 Conference returns to Nigeria amidst recent Governmental drive to increase mining investments

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South Koreans can be born in a Samsung-owned medical center, grow up learning to read and write with the help of Samsung tablets and go on to attend the Samsung-affiliated Sungkyunkwan University.
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How Samsung dominates South Korea's economy

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Zuckerberg describes ambitious plans to use artificial intelligence to crack down on terrorist propaganda, build new tools to "encourage thoughtful civic engagement" and incorporate "additional perspectives and information" in news feeds.
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Mark Zuckerberg's plan to save the world ... with Facebook

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"Zambia is on a slow economic recovery path," the World Bank's senior financial management specialist Srinivas Gurazada said at a meeting with mining firms.
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World Bank Sees Zambia Economic Growth at 4 Percent in 2017

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He said the long term effect of the conflict combined with high food prices, economic disruption and low agricultural production would was expected to make 4.9 million people food insecure between February and April, with that number rising to 5.5 million by July.
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Parts of South Sudan Experiencing Famine - Government Official

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Gambia's economy depends on exports of groundnuts from small-scale farming and on the hard currency brought in by thousands of tourists drawn to its sun, white sandy beaches and lively resorts.
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Gambia's New President Pledges Fresh Start, Economic Reform

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