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VP Osinbajo: Buhari Administration Will Continue to Ensure Transparency, Accountability in Governance

“We have, since we assumed office three years ago, made remarkable progress in pushing the frontiers of transparency and accountability in the Federal Government. One of the first things that the President did when...
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The Premier League’s Most Influential African Players of ALL TIME

A new study looks at the history of African success throughout the Premier League era.Kolo Toure is the most influential African player, beating Didier Drogba, John Obi Mikel and his brother Yaya Toure ...
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Despite Setbacks, Africa Viewed as Continent of Hope, Promise & Vast Potential

Africa has long been one of the world’s most beleaguered continents – singled out mostly for its conflicts, political and economic instability, rising poverty and hunger, inequalities and its environmental challenges.And in international circles,...
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‘Stay Woke’ or Get Left Behind

The world is in constant flux and revolution. This has been aided by the increase of globalisation through the internet. Where 30 years ago the international community needed Oliver Tambo to tell them about...
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Op-Ed: Call it What it is – NOT A CLASH

By Pastor Anietie John UkpeThe cautionary aspect in underestimating an evil genius is that before you wake up to his ingenuity, he may have taken you for a ride. Take the case of...
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Op-Ed: Making a Bad Situation Worse in the Tanzania Mining Sector

Oped by Peter Leon, Partner and Co-Chair of the Africa Practice, Herbert Smith Freehills   In July 2017, the Tanzanian National Assembly enacted three laws, under a certificate of urgency, which together will have a profound impact on...
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Is AI going to be a good thing for Africa?

How will Artificial intelligence (AI) change the way we conduct business in Africa and will it make people redundant or irrelevant when it comes to jobs on the continent?With the advent of AI, there...
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ASA to Challenge IAAF’s New Rule on Testosterone

South Africa will challenge athletics’ new rules on hyperandrogenism as it seeks to keep up double Olympian Caster Semenya’s status as the queen of middle distance athletics, Athletics South Africa (ASA) said.The body said...
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KENYA: Raila Odinga Not Interested in 2022 Presidential Election

By PHILIP MOMANYI MAOSA Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga has said members who are purporting that he will seek the presidency in the 2022 elections are doing so as individuals. In a statement sent...
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Desire to Migrate Rises in North Africa

Despite recent efforts to discourage migration from origin and transit countries in North Africa to Europe and elsewhere, people's desire to leave the region reached a new high in 2017. Last year, nearly one...
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Nigeria’s Treatment of Shia Minority Recalls That of Boko Haram

Largely overlooked by the Western media, there is an escalating conflict between Nigeria’s Shia minority, some of whom are organized into the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), and Nigeria’s secular government. The current focus is eight...
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Winnie’s Death Reignites Criticism of Nelson Mandela’s Legacy

by John CampbellSouth Africa became a “non-racial” democracy in 1994, twenty-three years ago. Nelson Mandela, who has always firmly been identified with the African National Congress (ANC) and the end of apartheid, died five years...
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