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Petrol price in Nigeria one of the cheapest in Africa – ministers

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AHA Taxis The Federal Government on Monday said despite the recent increase in the price of Premium Motor Spirit to N162 per litre, the price...
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President Kagame: ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero was not kidnapped

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Rwandan President Paul Kagame denied on Sunday that his government had kidnapped from abroad Paul Rusesabagina, whose widely acclaimed heroism inspired a Hollywood movie but...
African News

Jihadists net $140 million from Burkina gold mine attacks

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Jihadists have made $140 million from attacks on gold mines in Burkina Faso since 2016, according to a report commissioned by the government. Gold mining...
African News

Akon plans to build ‘Wakanda-inspired’ $6 billion city in Senegal

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Senegalese-American singer Akon has set his sights on building a sprawling $6 billion city in his Senegal homeland to welcome Africans of the diaspora to...
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Heineken buys more stakes in Nigerian Breweries

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Netherlands-based Heineken N.V has continued its direct acquisition of additional equities stakes in Nigerian Breweries (NB). The latest transactions, which occurred between August 27 and...
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Akin Adesina pledges quality deliverables to Africa through AfDB

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Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President of African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, says he will build a much stronger and resilient bank to deliver greater quality impacts...
African News

DR Congo’s albino wrestling hero Alphonse Makiese dies at 54

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Alphonse Mwimba Makiese, DR Congo’s wrestling champion, who campaigned for fellow albinos facing stigma, was lauded Monday for his work fighting discrimination following his death...
African News

Rwanda arrests ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero on terrorism charges

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Rwanda said on Monday it had detained Paul Rusesabagina – the man who was hailed a hero in a Hollywood movie about the country’s 1994...
African News

44,000 people missing in Nigeria, Ethiopia, other parts of Africa

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Getty Images The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has revealed that about 44,000 people are registered as missing across the African continent, with...
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Afreximbank clinches African Banker’s Debt Deal of the Year award

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The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has been announced the winner of the Debt Deal of the Year Award at the 14th Annual African Banker Awards...