Sub-Saharan Africa's recovery will progress slowly into next year, despite a historic free-trade agreement being signed earlier in March. But as Pascale Davies reports, there is a glimmer of hope for..
According to CNN, a ship carrying more than 300 migrants rescued off the coast of Libya last week arrived in Spain on Friday. The rescue vessel was operated by the Spanish charity Proactiva Open Arms...
Lamido Sanusi, a fierce government critic who was ousted as the governor of Nigeria's central bank, has been appointed emir of Kano. The FT's William Wallis reports on this latest blow to the authority..
· *Bill and Melinda Gates are making a hard push for rich countries to re-invest in four key public health programs that fund inexpensive vaccines, malaria bed nets, diarrhea medicines, and healthcare.. Business Insider - Published
Mother Mary Claude Oguh recounted that a few years ago, she “tried to close one of their convents in a troubled region of Nigeria where the security of the sisters could not be guaranteed. Her own.. Catholic Culture - Published
Facebook will be introducing some of its political advertising policies in additional regions in the coming months, Reuters reports. In Nigeria, where a presidential election is set to take place in.. engadget - Published
Facebook is launching some of its self-styled ‘election security’ initiatives into more markets in the coming months ahead of several major votes in countries around the world. In an interview.. TechCrunch - Published
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s Chief Justice is scheduled to be arraigned at the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja on charges of failing to declare his assets and for holding foreign bank.. Seattle Times - Published
Philippe Dauba-Pantanacce, senior economist at Standard Chartered, suggests that India’s general elections in April-May is likely to have a highly uncertain outcome, broader geopolitical.. FXstreet.com - Published
An overturned oil tanker exploded in Cross River State while dozens of people were scooping up the leaking fuel and many were killed, the police and witnesses said. NYTimes.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States says Nigeria’s upcoming national elections will be “a critical test of democracy” and is expressing concern at reports of intimidation and partisanship.. Seattle Times - Published
· *Tech companies are increasingly adopting all-remote workforces.*
· *A few years ago, investors were hesistant about startups that don't even have a office — but the success of all-remote.. Business Insider - Published
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The United Nations says some 30,000 people have fled fresh fighting in northeastern Nigeria amid what the government has called an extremist resurgence. A statement on Wednesday.. Seattle Times - Published
As the January 18th deadline draws near, The Trustee Scholarship competition at Fork Union Military Academy is heating up, attracting student applicants from all over the United States, as well as.. PRWeb - Published