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Nigeria's lower house committee to probe oil licence deal

The Shell logo outside a petrol station in London, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Photo: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP/SIPANigeria's lower house of parliament has set up a committee to investigate the circumstances surrounding the award of oil prospecting licence (OPL) 245, the committee chairman said on Wednesday.

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Meet Cameroon's baby-food entrepreneur

Children play on a tree swing in Yola, Nigeria, close to the Cameroon border. Friday, April 22, 2016. Photo: Andrew Harnik/AP/SIPAPascaline Nande is a young Cameroonian entrepreneur who saw the baby food market dominated by imported brands and decided to provide the first commercial home-made option.

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When Nigeria sneezes, Benin catches a cold

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With the devaluation of Nigeria’s naira and a drop in oil prices, Benin’s re-export sector and border-town traders are feeling the pain

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Gambia to hold first free parliamentary election in 22 years

Gambians go to the polls on April 6 to vote for members of parliament in the first legislative election since Adama Barrow became president, and former dictator Yahya Jammeh was forced into exile.

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Ghana names monetary policy expert Addison as central bank governor

Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo named senior monetary policy expert Ernest Addison as central bank governor on Thursday, a day after his predecessor resigned for personal reasons, a statement from the presidency said.

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Nigerian court overturns seizure of oilfield from Shell and Eni

A Nigerian court on Friday overturned a request by Nigeria's financial crimes agency to seize an oilfield from Royal Dutch Shell and Eni.

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