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@TribalGem<p>THROWBACK: Behind the scenes shots at the Black Crayon Nigeria 50th Independence Day shoot, September 2012

Fears rising over meth labs in Nigeria

Authorities in Lagos have discovered the fifth illegal methamphetamine production centre in just one year, deepening fears Nigeria is a narcotics hub and part of a worldwide network.<p>The anti-drugs agency says the West African country is producing meth on a large scale.<p>The highly addictive drug is …

The best books on Nigeria: start your reading here

<i>Our new series opens the door on countries in the developing world that not all our readers may know well. Here are our suggested reads, from classic</i> …

Nigeria seeks to diversify trade with Canada beyond oil sector

Nigeria's trade minister says he hopes a new investment-protection treaty with Canada will help double trade between the two countries by 2015 – but particularly outside the African nation's dominant oil industry.<p>Given Canada's strength in the oil sector, Nigeria's oil business – despite its …

Terror and Amnesty in Nigeria

In Lagos, Nigeria, where I live, people have been posing a counterfactual: How would Americans react if the Unites States pardoned the terrorists behind 9/11 or the Boston Marathon bombing? The Nigerian government has announced that it is preparing to offer amnesty to an unknown number of militants …

Goodluck Jonathan's report card for Nigeria? Must try harder

Nigerians had no rational reason to believe their lives would improve after Goodluck Jonathan became president three years ago this week. The list of …

Africa Investing in Africa

I recently wrote about foreign direct investment in Africa and the prospect of engagement among developing nations and the BRICS. But in order for sustainable development to be achieved across the continent, smart input from Africa's own entrepreneurs and institutions must also occur. The question …

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Meet The Entrepreneur Working To Challenge Nokia, Blackberry And Samsung In Africa

Alpesh Patel, a Ugandan-born entrepreneur, served as director of sales in Africa for Motorola before quitting the American telecommunications giant to launch <i>Mi-Fone</i>, an African mobile phone brand. Mi-Fone was launched in April 2008, and the company produces mobile phones for the mass market, …

Illegal logging robbing people in Africa of livelihoods – Global Witness

Collusion between political elites, civil servants and logging companies is systematically robbing people of their livelihoods, says a report (pdf) …

Why Britain is wrong to cut aid to South Africa

South Africa remains a nation with two parallel economies co-existing side by side. On the one hand it has the infrastructure and economy of a …

Gold price slump affects S Africa economy

South Africa is the world's largest producer of gold, but the continent's economic powerhouse is feeling the effects of falling prices. <br>Job losses are expected, but for some people lower gold prices are just what they need. <br>Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Johannesburg.

Africa is poor and 5 other myths: Simon Moss at TED

Poverty isn't getting worse. Food isn't running out. Volunteering overseas is not the best way to help. Simon Moss debunks six myths about poverty …

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How China's taking over Africa, and why the West should be VERY worried

On June 5, 1873, in a letter to The Times, Sir Francis Galton, the cousin of Charles Darwin and a distinguished African explorer in his own right, …

GBOT, The First Exchange in Africa, to Successfully Launch Contract for Difference (CFDs)

<b>PRESS RELEASE</b><p><b>GBOT, The First Exchange in Africa, to Successfully Launch Contract for Difference (CFDs)</b><p><b>• GBOT has successfully launched CFDs on 18th</b> …

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Save the Children mothers' index: 10 worst countries in sub-Saharan Africa

The worst place in the world to give birth is the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where a woman has a one in 30 chance of dying as a result – while …