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Okonjo-Iweala at 70: The Technocrat and Humane Human By Paul Nwabuikwu

Circa 2005. Early evening in London. After initial commitments, some Western nations seemed to be reconsidering the debt deal with Nigeria. Italy was one such nation. After agreeing to an appointment to discuss the next steps, the country’s finance minister became unreachable. His assistants who had arranged the meeting claimed …

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Aliko Dangote’s noble quest for Africa’s self-sufficiency and prosperity By Abiodun Alade

Africa is a resource-rich continent but relatively poor in terms of manufacturing goods. According to the 2023 African Trade Report by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), the 54 countries of Africa combined accounted for only about 2.9 per cent of global trade in 2022, slightly up from 2.7 per cent …

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