Is Africa starting to choke on China’s lending glut?

(AFP NEWS) It was a time for smiles and handshakes as the delegations from Sierra Leone and China Exim Bank sealed a loan to provide the impoverished West African state…

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As Canada legalizes pot, industry eyes rest of the world

Canada legalizes the use of marijuana. The lifting of the ban will be seen to put pressure on other countries that have struggled to get the use of pot legalized….

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Akpabio tells Saraki, others to quit their leadership positions

Former Minority Leader of the Senate, Senator Godswill Akpabio, challenged Senate president Bukola Saraki and other senators who have defected from one party to another to quit their leadership positions…

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Atiku Abubakar promises 40 per cent women and youths positions in cabinet

The former Nigeria’s Vice President and the Peoples Democratic Party’s flag bearer Alhaji Atiku Abubakar gives an undertaking that if elected, 40 per cent of his cabinet will be women…

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Vote selling and vote buying: A new dimension in Nigeria’s politics

It is every politician’s desire to win election. Likewise, it is a party’s desire to win election. Winning is important to both sides. It is based on this importance attached…

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FOREIGN ‘Major transformation’ ahead for Earth’s ecosystems: study

Tampa (AFP) – The Earth’s forests, deserts, landscapes and vital ecosystems risk a “major transformation” in the next century due climate change, international scientists warned on Thursday. Some of these…

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