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UN appoints Dangote, Adesina, others to combat global malnutrition

Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote Group, and Akinwunmi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank, have been appointed by the United Nations. They are among the 27 global leaders appointed by the UN to combat global malnutrition. António Guterres, the secertary-general of the United Nations, made the appointment as part of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement. The statement said …

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Dangote empowers 100,000 Nigerian women with micro-finance grant

In a bid to ameliorate poverty in the country, Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, has unveiled plans to empower 106,000 Nigerian women with N1.1 billion worth of micro-grant programme. The philanthropist is set to achieve this through his Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) before the end of 2019. Premium Times, a Nigerian online newspaper reports on Monday that the Aliko Dangote …

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