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Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari has explained that his country can’t agree to anything that will undermine local manufacturers and entrepreneurs, referring to his last minute withdrawal from the recently signed Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Buhari who has since set up a presidential committee to take two weeks widening …

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More than 100 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram were in Nigeria’s capital on Thursday, a day after their surprise release that fuelled rumours about how their freedom was won. A total of 104 of the 110 students seized from the school in Dapchi, in the northeastern state of Yobe, on …

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‘Angry’ crocodile blocks entrance to a hospital in Zimbabwe

Wildlife authorities in Zimbabwe shot dead a large crocodile that strayed into the northern town of Hwange and blocked entry to a hospital, an official said Thursday. The crocodile took up position outside the main gate to St Patrick’s hospital and charged at anyone trying to enter or leave, creating …

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Brazil brace for Russia friendlies in snow without Neymar.

Training between mounds of snow without Neymar, Brazil may be forgiven for feeling out of their element as they prepare to face hosts Russia in their penultimate World Cup warmup. The most expensive football player on the planet is back home, celebrating his sister’s birthday with his famous right foot …

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Ethiopia to get first Muslim Prime Minister.

Ethiopia will have a Muslim Prime Minister by close of this week according to a pro-government blogger, Daniel Berhane. The 180-member Council of the ruling Ethiopia Peoples Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) is currently meeting to review its activities and to elect a new Prime Minister. Berhane said in a tweet, …

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Why Mnangagwa Won’t Hold Dialogue With Mugabe.

Former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe recently said in his first TV interview that he never thought current President Emmerson Mnangagwa would turn against him. He was referring to his ouster last year in November that saw the rise of Emmerson Mnangagwa to presidency. FOLLOW US ON:  INSTAGRAM, LINKEDIN, YOUTUBE, TWITTER & FACEBOOK He criticised the …

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