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Profile of Cameroon's Biya as he is sworn in extending his 36-year-rule as president

 Pedestrians walk past an election campaign billboard of Cameroon Incumbent President, Paul Biya, at Mokolo Market in Yaounde, Cameroon, Thursday Oct. 11, 2018. Photo: Sunday Alamba/AP/SIPACameroon's President-elect, Paul Biya, will be sworn in today (November 6) after winning 71 percent of the vote, extending his 36-year-rule.

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Equatorial Guinea's energy sector gets $2.4 bln boost: ministry source

 Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo waits to address the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. Richard Drew/AP/SIPAEquatorial Guinea's energy industry has secured $2.4 billion of new investment from U.S. firms with 11 wells expected to be drilled from next year, an oil ministry source with direct knowledge told Reuters on Monday.

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Lifestyle - behind the scenes: Elie Kuame

 

Bruno Levy/DivergenceThe Ivorian-Lebanese couturier has brought  his sumptuous designs and Parisian finesse  to Abidjan with a boutique opened in 2017

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South Africa's MTN says relying on courts to end Nigeria dispute

 Nov. 17, 2015, an MTN advertisement is seen on a giant electronic board over a slum in Lagos, Nigeria. Photo: Sunday Alamba/AP/SIPAMTN Group, Africa's biggest mobile operator, will keep engaging with Nigerian authorities to resolve a $10.1 billion dispute with the west African country, but is putting its faith in the courts to protect itself, its CEO said on Monday.

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Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma: Kofi Annan tribute

 

Lena Kara/Rex Features/SIPANkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Minister in the presidency for planning, monitoring and evaluation, South Africa, pays tribute to Kofi Annan

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Nigeria: The PDP presidential fightback

 

Olamikan Gbemiga; all rights reserved; Aminu Abubakar/AFPTrounced by Muhammadu Buhari in 2015, the PDP is set on winning the return match  in 2019. Ahead of the primaries, The Africa Report talks to its leading contenders

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