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19-year-old Nigerian shot dead in London

They wave of violence among Black youth in the British capital continued to claim lives when Eniola Aluko, 19, was on Friday shot dead at Plumstead, London. According to UK’s Metropolitan Police, the young Nigerian, who is from Thamesmead, died after sustaining gunshot wounds to the neck and chest. Metropolitan Police said they were called to the scene, a car …

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Effects of China-America trade war haunt African economies – says new report

As a global trade war rages, Africa fears contagion from lower commodity prices, according to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) latest report, Economic Insight: Africa Q2 2019. The accountancy body provides GDP growth forecasts for various regions including East Africa, which is the region in Africa that was estimated to have experienced the most rapid …

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How Continental Free Trade Area will shape Africa’s future

The historic African Continental Free Trade Area agreement went into force on 30 May 2019. Creating the regionally integrated Africa of our dreams, will require political will, policy changes, and private and public sector partnerships, argues Dr Victor Oladokun, Director of Communication, African Development Bank. In 2018, the fictional country of Wakanda in the blockbuster movie Black Panther, was ranked …

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