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Gabon coup surprised everyone. Why forecasts, and the plot, failed

Gabon coup surprised everyone. Why forec…

Jan 17, 2019

Coups d’états have become increasingly rare across the world. When coups – or even attempted coups ...

The Ten Best Personal Finance Resolutions for 2019

The Ten Best Personal Finance Resolution…

Jan 12, 2019

It is wise, from time to time, to stop and evaluate our lives as we seek to make the most of them. ...

What DRC's flawed election means for emerging democratic culture in Africa

What DRC's flawed election means for eme…

Jan 08, 2019

On December 30, 2018, 46 million citizens cast their votes in a historic election in the Democratic ...

Challenges of administering an Ebola vaccine in remote areas of the DRC

Challenges of administering an Ebola vac…

Jan 02, 2019

No one said tracking the movements of a patient, suspected to be a carrier of the deadly Ebola virus...

What Netflix's involvement in Nigeria's massive film industry really means

What Netflix's involvement in Nigeria's …

Jan 01, 2019

Global streaming service Netflix set its eyes a few years ago on Nigeria’s film industry, better kno...

Sheep or Wolf? The Mystery of Big Brother - Katandula Chitika

Sheep or Wolf? The Mystery of Big Brothe…

Jan 01, 2019

Affectionately known as big brother to various countries of the world (especially the third world), ...

How Nigeria can attract and keep the right kind of foreign direct investment

How Nigeria can attract and keep the rig…

Dec 06, 2018

Two of the largest banking and financial services institutions in the world, HSBC and UBS, have rece...

Hazards of aloe vera consumption

Hazards of aloe vera consumption

Dec 03, 2018

Aloe vera is a succulent cactus plant species of the genus aloe, belonging to the family Liliaceae. ...

Illegal immigrants in US at lowest level since 2004, says study

Illegal immigrants in US at lowest level…

Nov 28, 2018

The population of unauthorised immigrants in the United States fell to 10.7 million in 2016, its low...

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Nigeria to get $100m for broadband connectivity

Jan 19, 2019

Nigeria to get $100m for broadband connectivity

The Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu has disclosed plans by the Federal government to acquire $100 million ...

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