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Cameroon: Several People Shot Dead Over Independence

African leaders seem to be taken the issue of Independence and Referendum a totally different way like the rest of the world. The Kurds in Afghanistan voted, Catalonians just cast an overwhelmingly ‘Yes’ Vote to leave Spain, Scotland voted many years ago to leave the UK, Brexit negotiations are still on …

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TWITTER SUSPENDS 360,000 ACCOUNTS

San Francisco based company twitter has said that it has suspended about 360,000 accounts since mid-2015. According to them these accounts violated the company policy against the promotion of terrorism and extremism violence. It is also working to prevent suspended users from coming to the platform immediately using other accounts. …

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NELSON MANDELA DAY: GATES FOUNDATION TO INVEST $5 BILLION IN AFRICA

In celebration of this year’s International Mandela Day which comes up every July 18 (the birth day of Nelson Mandela) the Gates Foundation is set to invest five billion dollars in the African continent to help youths who are affected by health epidemics like malaria, AIDS, Zika Virus and Ebola. …

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WHO: ONITSHA WORLD’S MOST POLLUTED CITY

Based on report released by the World Health Organization, Onitsha a commerical city in South-Eastern Nigeria has been rated as the world’s most polluted city. Onitsha is said to have the highest level PM-10 (Particulate Matter 10). Four of the worst cities recorded in the report are located in Nigeria. …

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AfDB TO SUPPORT YOUTHS IN AGRICULTURE WITH $300 MILLION FINANCING

The African Development Bank has pledged to invest $300 million in support of youths in agriculture in Nigeria. This was made known by the Country Director of the Bank,Ousmane Dore  at the opening of a two-day Empowering Novel Agri-Business Led Employment (ENABLE) Youth Design Workshop, organized by the AfDB in …

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