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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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Dossier Oil & gas: Keeping it local

George Osodi/Bloomberg via Getty imagesTotal’s commitment to its Egina project despite uncertainty over the Petroleum Industry Bill could change the narrative on investing in Nigerian deep offshore oil deposits. For LADOL logistics base and its local suppliers the opportunities are huge

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Nigeria's Diamond Bank hit 4-month high as traders eyes fresh capital

Diamond Bank. All rights reservedShares in Nigeria's Diamond Bank rose to a four month high on Thursday, a day after the bank said four of its directors have resigned, in a move that could pave the way for the mid-tier lender to attract new investors.

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Cameroon president Biya wins re-election in landslide victory

Monday Oct. 22 ,2018, supporters of Cameroon's Incumbent President Paul Biya, of the Cameroon People's Democratic Movement party, celebrate his election victory in Yaounde, Cameroon. Photo: Rodrigue Mbock/AP/SIPA

85-year-old Paul Biya won his seventh term in the midst of separatist violence in the west of the country.

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Interview: Abdul Samad Rabiu, Founder and chairman, BUA Group

 

Eric Larrayadieu for JAThe billionaire founder of cement and rice conglomerate BUA Group outlines ambitious plans to expand into new manufacturing lines, but only if the government extends the same support that built fortunes in sugar and cement

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