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Nigerian government moves to cut costs

Map of NigeriaThe Nigerian government has moved to downsize its structures by merging some departments and ministries in an effort to cut costs.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 October 2011 10:24

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Former Nigerian president faces violence probe

Former Nigerian president General Mahummadu Buhari is under investigation over allegations that he used language that could have sparked the April post-election violence.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 October 2011 16:26

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Ghana: Over 64 percent work in the agricultural sector

Anthony Doku (AD), managing director of research, monitoring and planning at the Ghana Revenue Authority as well as MD of O.G Farms Limited, speaks about farming, inclusive financing, marketing mechanisms, and the importance of property rights to The Africa Report (TAR)on the sidelines of the EMRC Agribusiness Forum 2011 in Johannesburg.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 October 2011 16:03

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Nigeria oil pollution: Dutch gov't to hold firms accountable

Photo/ReutersThe Dutch government has vowed to put pressure on its multinational companies like Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) to clean up all contaminated areas in the Niger Delta, and adhere to strict international standards wherever they operate.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 October 2011 13:59

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Book review: A time for new dreams by Ben Okri

altA collection of short works by the British-Nigerian writer touches on Africa, beauty and childhood.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 October 2011 14:24

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African credit default swaps: Everything’s relative

Some African sovereign debt looks rather attractive as the eurozone continues to flounder.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 December 2016 18:36

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