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Osinbajo: AfCFTA could boost Africa’s income by $450bn

    Osinbajo: AfCFTA could boost Africa’s income by $450bn

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says there is a potential income gain of about $450 billion from the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The VP said this on Wednesday in

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COVID-19: IFC partners CEPI to boost vaccine production in African countries

    COVID-19: IFC partners CEPI to boost vaccine production in African countries

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has partnered with the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), a global alliance, to accelerate development of vaccines against emerging infectious diseases in low and

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AU appoints Obasanjo as high representative in Africa

    AU appoints Obasanjo as high representative in Africa

The African Union commission has appointed Olusegun Obasanjo, former president of Nigeria, as its high representative in the Horn of Africa. Moussa Mahamat, chairperson of the commission, announced the appointment

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Okonjo-Iweala asks developed nations to channel IMF’s SDR allocation to African countries

    Okonjo-Iweala asks developed nations to channel IMF’s SDR allocation to African countries

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), has asked developed countries to channel their shares of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) $650 billion special drawing rights (SDRs) to

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Al-Qaeda, Islamic State spreading across Africa, UN raises the alarm

  Al-Qaeda, Islamic State spreading across Africa, UN raises the alarm

Vladimir Voronkov, UN counter-terrorism chief, has raised the alarm that terrorist groups, including al-Qaeda and the Islamic State are spreading

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Obasanjo: Our increasing population keeps me awake at night… how do we feed them?

  Obasanjo: Our increasing population keeps me awake at night… how do we feed them?

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says Africa’s increasing population is assuming a worsening trend, which keeps him awake at night. Speaking

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CapitalSage, fintech startup, raises $4m to scale up financial inclusion across Africa

  CapitalSage, fintech startup, raises $4m to scale up financial inclusion across Africa

CapitalSage Technology Limited, an integrated digital financial group in Nigeria, says it has raised $4 million in a series one

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Climate Facts: Africa’s climate change adaptation costs to rise beyond coping capacity

  Climate Facts: Africa’s climate change adaptation costs to rise beyond coping capacity

The complexities of climate change and its associated jargon can make it difficult to digest. TheCable’s climate quick facts will

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Minister: Buhari to preside over African-led initiative to tackle desertification

  Minister: Buhari to preside over African-led initiative to tackle desertification

Mahmood Abubakar, minister of environment, says President Muhammadu Buhari will assume the presidency of heads of state and governments of

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Zenith Bank MD calls for increased impact investment in Africa

  Zenith Bank MD calls for increased impact investment in Africa

Ebenezer Onyeagwu, group managing director and chief executive officer of Zenith Bank Plc, has called for increased impact investment in

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