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Daily Archives: 03/24/2016

Nigerian legislature finally passes 2016 budget

Nigerian legislature finally passes 2016 budget

Nigeria’s parliament finally approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2016 budget on Wednesday, paving the way for massive spending designed to boost growth in the country grappling ...

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Health workers: A triple return for health, economic growth, and employment

Health workers: A triple return for health, economic growth, and employment

Creating more jobs for health workers holds the potential to bolster health and health security, spur inclusive economic growth, and empower women and youth, WHO Director-General ...

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Guptas and Zumas to be investigated

Guptas and Zumas to be investigated

The South African police unit which investigates organised crime, the Hawks, has launched a probe into President Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane, and the wealthy and controversial Gupta ...

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FIFA president Gianni Infantino visits South Sudan

FIFA president Gianni Infantino visits South Sudan

New FIFA president, Gianni Infantino, on Wednesday visited South Sudan, the youngest country in the world which has been hurdled by a devastating civil war for more than two years ...

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Teach a man to fish!

Teach a man to fish!

We have all, no doubt, heard the proverb “give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” That was the first line of on intervi ...

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Côte d’Ivoire’s credible response to the Bassam attacks

Côte d’Ivoire’s credible response to the Bassam attacks

The attacks that took place in mid-March at Grand-Bassam, Côte d’Ivoire, provoked the familiar knee-jerk reactions from 24-hour news outlets whose take on these events is often qu ...

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African dishes: Beef bones stew

African dishes: Beef bones stew

Beef bones are popular in southern Africa, and often considered a delicacy. Although they may take a fair amout of time to prepare and cook - the end result is worth it! Try our s ...

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$25 billion of Nigeria’s oil money vanished

$25 billion of Nigeria’s oil money vanished

Nigeria's state oil company failed to hand over nearly US$25bn it owed to the government in the five years from January 2011 to the end of 2015, a statutory revenue monitoring org ...

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Should countries have entrepreneurship ministries?

Should countries have entrepreneurship ministries?

Countries with successful entrepreneurs have rich and wide-ranging business-friendly environments with strong funding options and strong education systems that encourage entrepren ...

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African proverb of the day 24/03/2016

African proverb of the day 24/03/2016

Nature gave us two cheeks instead of one to make it easier to eat hot food. Ghanaian Proverb ...

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