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Buhari to African leaders: Security, political stability, key to benefitting from international co-operations

President Muhammadu Buhari has asserted in New Delhi that Nigeria and other African countries must work harder to achieve greater political stability and security before they can enjoy the full benefits of partnership arrangements such as the India-Africa Forum. Addressing the Plenary Session of the 3rd Summit of the Forum, …

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India pledges $600m to help Africa

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Thursday, pledged the sum of $600m in assistance for development projects in Africa at a major summit in Delhi. More than 50 African leaders are attending the India-Africa Forum Summit, unprecedented in scale, in the Indian capital. Although India’s trade with Africa has more than doubled …

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ECOWAS Court gets mandate to settle regional electricity disputes

Economic Community of West African States’ Community Court of Justice (ECOWAS Court) has obtained mandate to settle disputes arising among Member-states in the course of wheeling electricity. The mandate was contained in an agreement reached in Abuja, Tuesday, between the ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA) and the Court. Acting Chairperson …

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Burkina Faso Coup: No amnesty for soldiers who killed unarmed civilians — Amnesty Int’l

World’s human rights watchdog, the Amnesty International has called for the investigations of killings perpetrated by soldiers loyal to General Gilbert Diendere, who led a failed coup penultimate week which attempted to topple the government. “For soldiers to gun down large numbers of unarmed protestors, including children, with automatic weapons …

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