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October 8, 2018 6:42 AM Former Nigerian minister and Chibok girls champion to vie for presidency in 2019

Former Nigerian minister Obiageli Ezekwesili, co-founder of a group to raise awareness about more than 200 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014, announced on Sunday that she will run for president next year. Ezekwesili, 55, a former vice president for Africa at the World Bank, said she would run as the candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria 23

November 1, 2017 3:23 PM It Is Official! StarTimes Subscribers Can Now Pay As They Watch

On October 19th, StarTimes announced that it would start pay per day beginning today November 1. This simply mean that all StarTimes subscribers can now watch their favourite channels with just N60 per day and N300 a week on the Nova bouquet. Basic bouquet subscribers are not lft out as they will also enjoy subscription rates as low as N90 per day and N450 per week while 103

October 31, 2017 3:23 AM Global Voices Summit 2017: Countdown to Sri Lanka! · Global Voices

Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Greece, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Macedonia, Madagascar, Maldives, Mexico, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Peru, Philippines 76

October 30, 2017 5:28 AM Energy Live News – Energy Made Easy – World Bank forecasts higher oil price in 2018

The price of oil is forecast to increase to $56 (£42.8) a barrel next year. The $3 (£2.3) a barrel increase is a result of steadily growing demand, agreed production cuts among oil exporters and stabilising shale production in the US, according to the World Bank. The forecast is however a small downward revision from its April outlook. The Bank says supplies 74

October 24, 2017 11:08 PM UNESCO urges government to provide universal quality education

The United Nations Environment, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO’s) 2017/8 Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report highlights the responsibility of governments to provide universal quality education and stresses that accountability is indispensable in achieving this goal. The Report, released Tuesday warns that disproportionate blame on any one actor 57

October 24, 2017 10:01 AM Seedstars open applications for Botswana leg of world competition

Seedstars announced on Tuesday 24 October 2017 that applications for the Botswana leg of the Seedstars World competition in now open. The startups who will make up the participants of the competition will battle it out for the chance to earn up to US$1 million in equity investment at next year’s global final. This competition in Botswana will form part of the preliminary 46

October 23, 2017 4:50 PM Four Points by Sheraton debuts in Tanzania with first Arusha hotel

Marriott International has opened the Four Points by Sheraton Arusha, The Arusha Hotel, marking the debut of the brand into Tanzania. Founded in 1894, The Arusha Hotel, which has been rebranded after renovation, will operate under Four Points. The 106-guestroom hotel will be developed in Arusha's central business district near the Clock Tower, the Kilimanjaro 53

October 22, 2017 7:11 AM Maternal deaths prompt calls for action in Zambia

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Lusaka, Zambia, Oct 22 – The birthday of twins Karen and Kelly Junior will always be tinged by sadness as it also marks the day their mother died in childbirth — a tragic occurrence of increasing public debate in Zambia. Their mother, Karen Kalengele, 33, was admitted to the Medcross hospital in Lusaka, one of the country’s most prestigious 53

October 20, 2017 10:47 PM What the Hell Happened in Niger?

Rumors are swirling over what took place in the final hours before four U.S. servicemen died—but a clear picture of what actually took place is only beginning to emerge. On October 4, a small group of U.S. troops were preparing to leave a meeting with community leaders near the small town of Tongo Tongo in Niger. They were close to the Malian border 34

October 20, 2017 3:45 PM Liberia's controversial school reforms divide the nation a year on

Monrovia - On a weekday morning in Cecelia Dunbar school, a bumpy hour's drive from Liberia's capital, a group of seven-year-olds concentrate on their maths lesson, seated at individual wooden desks. Children at schools like Cecelia Dunbar read and count at a level improved by 60% from a year ago - proof, according to the government and private education 49