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Nigeria, South Africa, Egypt constitute half of Africa’s $2.7trn economy

In 2021, the economies of three countries – Nigeria, South Africa, and Egypt - make up about half of Africa’s economic output measured by...

African Fact-Checking Awards 2020 for journalistic excellence now open

THE African Fact-Checking is receiving entries for the seventh annual awards programme that honours journalism by Africa-based media in the expanding field of fact-checking. In...

COVID-19: Nigeria ranks second out of 10 countries with highest confirmed cases in Africa

NIGERIA, with a 16.4 percent infection rate is the second most infected country of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) out of the 10 countries with...
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Nigeria, ‘African giant’ plods slowly in the race to test for coronavirus 

NIGERIA ranks 31st on the African continent for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) tests per one million population out of 55 countries affected by the...

Despite restriction order, Nigeria records 5,125 percent increase in Covid-19 cases within one month

NIGERIA has recorded over 5,000 percentage increase in COVID-19 cases within one month despite lockdown directives by the Federal Government in Lagos, Ogun, and...

Human rights lawyer sentenced to prison for speaking to media in Egypt

ZYAD El-Elaimy, a human rights lawyer, former Member of Parliament and one of the leaders of the Egyptian Social Democratic Party was on Tuesday,...
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Egypt’s ousted president Hosni Mubarak dies at 91

HOSNI Mubarak, Egypt's president for almost 30 years who stepped down after a popular revolution in 2011, has died. He was 91. Aljazeera on Tuesday...

Coronavirus: Reports of first case in Africa false, as Egypt refutes claims of infection

EGYPT'S health ministry on Friday refuted claims of a newfound case of the COVID 19 incident in the African country as reported by some...

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Shell suspends sale of Nigerian oil assets

SHELL has suspended its decision to divest its Nigerian onshore oil assets, choosing instead to comply with the outcome...

Insecurity: 289 killed in worship centres within 18 months across Nigeria

THE rate of attack on worship centres leading to death has again been brought to the fore with the...

Owo massacre: Report accuses FG of shielding herdsmen by blaming terrorists

THE Nigerian government deliberately blamed the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) for last month's terror attack on St....

Coda Story accepts candidates for Bruno reporting fellowships

CODA Story is accepting candidates for the Bruno Reporting Fellowships, sponsored by Martin Walker's Bruno Foundation.  The fellowship will provide US$5,000...

Buhari makes 12 foreign trips in six months, might exceed N1. 5bn budget

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari recently went to Lisbon, Portugal for a state visit, this has clocked his twelfth international trip...
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