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Insecurity, bane of Nigeria’s economic development – economist

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After taking a critical look at security challenges ravaging the country, a professional economist, Dr Felix Amieye-Ofori, has suggested that economic development will continue to...
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Mali’s ill-equipped army in spotlight after coup

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Mali’s army, which staged last month’s coup in the war-torn nation, is taking on a role in politics despite being hamstrung by a crippling lack...
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Two French soldiers killed in Mali – presidency

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Two French soldiers with the anti-jihadist Barkhane force in Mali were killed Saturday when their armoured vehicle hit an improvised explosive device, the French presidency...
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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...
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Rowdy protests get Mali transition talks off to chaotic start

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Talks in Mali about a transition back to civilian rule following last month’s military coup got off to a chaotic start on Saturday as opponents...
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Mali: Military opens talks on transition to civilian rule

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Mali’s military junta will hold meetings on Saturday to discuss its promised transition to civilian rule after mounting pressure from neighbours to yield power in...
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Speaker Gbajabiamila arrives in Ghana

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has arrived in Ghana in a bid to resolving the issues arising from the $1m levy...
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French anti-jihadist force kills civilian in Mali

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French anti-jihadist troops in Mali killed a civilian Tuesday and injured two others after a bus refused to slow down in a volatile area despite...
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Mali protest movement proposes two-year transition to civilian rule

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The protest coalition that campaigned against former Mali president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has proposed that the military junta that ousted him organise a transition to...
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Mali: France asks military to ‘quickly’ transfer power

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France on Sunday called on Mali’s military junta to “quickly” organise a transition to civilian rule after this month’s coup, warning that the political crisis...