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    Politics Peter Obi Could Be Nigeria’s Next President - The Economist
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    World Experts predict that covid-19 will spread more widely – The Economist

    “THERE ARE so many crises in Congo.” Gervais Folefack, who co-ordinates the emergency programmes run by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has mastered the art of the understatement..... Read more via The Economist – Get more...
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    Politics Nigerians got poorer in Muhammadu Buhari’s first term – The Economist

    LONG LINES of lorries stretch like tentacles from Apapa port, the largest in Nigeria. Drivers doze in their cabs, feet flung over dashboards; some sling hammocks beneath the chassis..... Read more via The Economist – Get More Nigeria Political News
  4. Nigeria Business News

    Business A new study tracks the surge in Chinese loans to poor countries – The Economist

    LOAN TALKS with Belarus; funding for bridges in Liberia; a possible gas project in Timor-Leste; accusations of exploitation in Tanzania; a corporate dispute in India; pledges to support the Rwandan private sector. And that was just the past few weeks. Such is the frenetic pace of China’s...
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    Metro Countries should be free to sell citizenship, but not to crooks – The Economist News

    WHEN Roman Abramovich had problems renewing his British visa, he turned to Switzerland. It rejected … Read more via The Economist – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    World Zambia’s looming debt crisis is a warning for the rest of Africa – The Economist

    DEBT stalks Africa once again. Over the past six years sub-Saharan governments have issued $81bn in dollar bonds to investors hungry for yield. Piled on top of this are murkier syndicated loans and bilateral debts, many to China and tied to big construction projects. Public debt has climbed …...
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    Business Ethiopian Airlines is founding new African flag carriers – The Economist

    IN 1989 The Economist praised Ethiopian Airlines’ “unqualified success”, despite operating in a “disastrous economy” suffering from civil war, famine and Marxist inefficiency. Since then the airline has grown its yearly passenger numbers by... Read more via The Economist –...
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    Metro Why nobody knows how many Nigerians there are – The Economist

    NIGERIA is Africa’s most populous country, a designation it wears with pride. It had more than 182m citizens in 2015, according to the World Bank, and is poised to have the world’s third-largest population, behind India and China, by 2050. But that figure and the extrapolation are based …...