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            Google has graduated the Class 2 of its Lunchpad Accelerator Africa programme in Lagos. The Country Director, Google, Mrs Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor disclosed this at the graduation ceremony of 11 participants that made it to the Class 2. Ehimuan-Chiazor while giving an overview of Google’s Launchpad Accelerator Africa programme described the Launchpad ...
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          United Nations highest human rights body, the Human Rights Council (HRC), will start reviewing the track records of Nigeria and 13 other countries on Monday through a process called Universal Periodic Review (UPR),with the ultimate goal of improving human rights situation for people around the globe. The UPR review sessions take place ...
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              The African Development Bank has approved the Africa Disaster Risks Financing (ADRiFi) Programme, the institution’s first climate risk management programme to boost resilience and response to climate shocks in regional member countries. The comprehensive programme, open to regional member countries, will enhance their ability to evaluate climate-related risks and costs, ...
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    At least one person was killed and nearly 40 were injured in a stampede ahead of an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier Sunday in which Madagascar hit back twice to draw 2-2 with Senegal. The casualty figures were confirmed by the director of a hospital in the Malagasy capital Antananarivo, where the Group A match ...
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    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) – Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Africa on Saturday on a four-nation visit seeking deeper military and economic ties while his rival in a bitter trade war, the Trump administration, shows little interest in the world’s second most populous continent. This is Xi’s first trip abroad since he was appointed to ...
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    African football will conduct a soul-searching session at a two-day symposium in Morocco after all five of the continent’s sides failed to get over the first hurdle at the World Cup. Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Nigeria and Senegal were all eliminated in the group phase in Russia, leaving Africa without a representative in the knockout rounds ...
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    July 12, 2018 President Xi Jinping of China will pay state visits to Senegal, Rwanda and South Africa and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from July 19 to July 24, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson announced Thursday. Xi is paying the state visits at the invitation of Presidents Macky Sall of Senegal, Paul Kagame of Rwanda ...
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    June 20, 2018 Africa’s much-awaited and coveted tilt at World Cup glory looks as far off as ever after a dismal round of opening fixtures for the continent’s teams at the tournament in Russia. Not even a win for Senegal in their first Group H in Moscow on Tuesday could temper an otherwise disaster-filled opening ...
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    Egypt is technically out of the 2018 World Cup after losing 3-1 to host nation Russia, their second loss in their group. Talismanic Mohamed Salah scored Egypt lone goal via penalty.  Uruguay which already had three points at the expense of Egypt will play Saudi Arabia on Wednesday in a match they are expected to ...
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    April 12, 2018 Nigeria has moved five places up, now 47th in the world and sixth in Africa with 635 points in the April FIFA/Coca Cola rankings released on Thursday. In the previous rankings, Nigeria was on 52nd position with 609 points. Meanwhile, Tunisia is the highest ranked African team on 14th place with Senegal and DR Congo ...