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World Bank to invest $5 billion in Africa’s drylands

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The World Bank Group plans to invest over $5 billion over the next five years to help restore degraded landscapes and improve agriculture productivity. According...
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France, World Bank, AfDB pledge $25.5 billion against desertification in Africa

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The war against desertification in Africa has gotten a boost with funding coming from multinational donor agencies and the government of France. The financiers committed...
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British court rules against FAAN over Lagos airport contract

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A British appeal court has overturned an order that prevented a Nigerian construction company from enforcing parts of a $48 million arbitration award. The company...
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Indonesian plane crashes after take-off with 62 aboard

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A Sriwijaya Air plane crashed into the sea on Saturday minutes after taking off from Indonesia’s capital Jakarta. The plane was on a domestic flight...
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Indonesian plane missing after take off from Jakarta airport

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A passenger plane with more than 50 people on board has gone missing shortly after take-off from the Indonesian capital Jakarta. The Sriwijaya Air Boeing...
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DR Congo frees 26 prisoners for Laurent Kabila’s assassination

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Jubilation at the Makala prison in Kinshasa Friday as Congolese president Felix Tshisekedi pardoned at least 26 men, who were convicted for planning the assassination...
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NNPC seeks $1 billion funding to revive PHC refinery

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, is currently shopping for $1 billion to revamp Nigeria’s biggest refinery located in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. To realise...
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AfDB appoints directors-general, deputy directors-general in regional offices

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The African Development Bank Group has announced the appointment of directors-general for the East, Central and Southern Africa regions and deputy general for the East,...
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Algerian jailed for three years for political protest memes

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A supporter of Algeria’s Hirak protest movement was sentenced to three years in jail Monday for satirical social media posts mocking the government and religion,...