Friday, September 21, 2018

Tag "BBC Africa"

    Tragedy averted at Stephen Keshi Stadium as water tank collapses

Tragedy averted at Stephen Keshi Stadium as water tank collapses

A tragedy was on averted at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, venue of the ongoing African Athletics Championship, after an overhead tank collapsed.No casualties were recorded in the incident which took place on Thursday.According to Celestine Karoney of BBC Africa, part of the newly built stadium caved in, destroying three vehicles parked close to the overhead tank."A Kenyan official actually [...]

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    INTERVIEW: I risked my life to expose ‘codeine cartel’, says Soyinka, BBC editor

INTERVIEW: I risked my life to expose ‘codeine cartel’, says Soyinka, BBC editor

If you are yet to read about or watch the documentary entitled 'Sweet Sweet Codeine', perhaps you haven't been on social media or moved close to the television in recent times. In a five-month undercover investigation, Adejuwon Soyinka, editor of BBC Pidgin, and Ruona Meyer, a BBC correspondent, led a team of reporters across the country, interacting with victims of [...]

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    Nigeria has ‘more female entrepreneurs’ than any country in the world

Nigeria has ‘more female entrepreneurs’ than any country in the world

Nigeria has the highest number of female entrepreneurs in the world, according to BBC.The organisation spoke with two women who sell moi moi, a traditional meal made from beans, to make a living.Ayo Megbope started by selling moi moi, but now has a restaurant and a catering service, while Aminat Salau, a market seller is also doing well."Forty percent of Nigerian women [...]

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September 21, 2018USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK360.45480.18420.32
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