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MTN says Nigeria's attorney general exceeded powers in $2 bln tax bill

People sell MTN phone cards on a street in Lagos, Nigeria Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015. Photo: Sunday Alamba/AP/SIPANigeria's attorney general exceeded his powers in demanding $2 billion in taxes and charges from MTN Group, the telecoms firm said in papers filed with Nigeria's High Court and reviewed by Reuters.

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Mali | IBK on the backfoot

In the second wave of demonstrations, on 8 June, the police backed off - MICHELE CATTANI/AFP
With little progress made on the security front, President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta’s popularity is low. But a divided opposition may not be able to unseat him

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Travel Cameroon: Limbe’s festival flavour

 

Michel WeylandLimbe, in the South West Region, hosts its Festival  of Arts and Culture (FESTAC) each April, bringing music, sports and carousing to the popular seaside getaway

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Diasporas: Home away from home

David Young

Three countries separate them, but Ejigbo, Nigeria and Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire are inextricably linked.  The Africa Report takes  a journey into the lives  of a Yoruba community  on the move

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Ghana opposition seeks IMF view on $2 bln Chinese Bauxite deal

 President of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo, briefs the media after a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Photo: Markus Schreiber/AP/SIPAGhana's opposition in parliament wants the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to decide whether a $2 billion Chinese deal agreed by the government in exchange for bauxite will add to the country's debt burden, it said on Thursday.

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ITV: Matt Lilley, Chief executive, Prudential Africa

youtubeLong-term game

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