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Oil drops more than $1 after Saudi price cuts, demand optimism fades

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Oil prices dropped more than $1 a barrel on Monday, hitting their lowest since July. The drop is coming after Saudi Arabia made the deepest...
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Joe Okei-Odumakin: Fuel, electricity hike’ll worsen hardship

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Cross River Watch President, Centre for Change and Women Arise, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin, has faulted the increase in electricity tariff and petrol price would worsen...
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Facebook will stop accepting new political ads a week before the US presidential election

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Facebook will stop taking new political advertising in the United States in the seven days leading up to the election, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said today...
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Zimbabwe protest organiser freed on bail, banned from posting on Twitter

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Zimbabwe’s High Court granted bail on Wednesday to an opposition politician detained after calling for anti-government protests in July over corruption and the worst economic...
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South African rand dips before producer price data

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South Africa’s rand was slightly weaker early on Thursday, ahead of the release of the producer price index (PPI) which will give more clues about...
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Nigeria’s Q3, Q4 GDP to reflect further economic slowdown – presidency

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Nigeria expects the third and fourth quarters to reflect the continued effects of a slowdown, after the economy contracted by 6.1% in the second quarter,...
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AfDB blacklists five Nigerian firms over diversion, others

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The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has debarred five Nigerian firms for diverting funds to other uses, among others. The latest debarring of Nigerian firms...
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Kenya urges tourists to sample twin migration experiences

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Kenya on Saturday urged tourists to sample the twin migration experience of the annual wildebeest migration in the world’s famous Maasai Mara and the whale...
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Madagascar sacks health minister

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The Indian Ocean island-nation saw COVID-19 cases surge in July despite an official campaign to promote a controversial herbal drink touted as a remedy for...