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Technology startups like Andela are creating chances for Africa’s youth to gain new skills that are essential to transforming the continent’s future

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Ghana opens talks with Exxon on deepwater drilling contract

 This April 25, 2017, photo, shows Exxon service station signs in Nashville, Tenn. Exxon Mobile Corp. Photo: Mark Humphrey/AP/SIPAGhana has opened talks with Exxon Mobil Corp to allow the U.S. oil firm to undertake deepwater exploration off its coast, a deputy energy minister said on Monday.

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U.S. signs $524.7 million investment compact with Ivory Coast

Alassane Ouattara, President of the Ivory Coast, speaks during the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 20, 2017. Photo: Seth Wenig/AP/SIPAThe Millennium Challenge Corporation, the U.S. government's main development fund, said on Tuesday it had signed a $524.7 million investment compact with Ivory Coast to build schools and improve roads around the busy port in the commercial capital Abidjan.

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Nigeria supports OPEC cut extension under "the right terms"

 In this Nov. 19, 2012 photo, a petrol attendant fills a car at a Total petrol station in Lagos, Nigeria. Photo: AP Photo/Sunday AlambaNigeria supports an extension of a deal between OPEC, Russia and other non-members to cut oil supply until the end of 2018 "as long as the right terms are on the table" regarding its own participation, its oil minister, Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu said on Monday (November 06).

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Chad and Glencore to meet in Paris today to discuss debt - gov't sources

This April 14, 2011 file picture shows the Glencore headquarters in Baar, Switzerland. Photo: Urs Flueeler/AP/SIPAChadian government officials will meet Glencore executives in Paris today to discuss restructuring the country's debt, two senior Chadian government sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Sunday.

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Nigeria moves towards border controls on hard currency

Oct. 20, 2015; ,money changer counts Nigerian naira currency at a bureau de change in Lagos, Nigeria. Photo: Sunday Alamba/AP/SIPAA draft law to ease a dollar shortage by restricting movement of hard currency in and out of Nigeria passed its second parliamentary reading on Wednesday.

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