Nigeria: Yemi Alade’s ‘Woman of Steel’ Album

[This Day] With three highly-rated studio albums and an EP to her credit, Nigerian Afro-pop artiste, Yemi Alade is getting ready to release her new body of work titled ‘Woman of Steel’. Just fresh off the release of ‘Oh My Gosh’ remix, featuring American rapper, Rick Ross, this fourth studio album and the fifth project by the ‘Igbo-Yoruba girl’ is coming five years after the release of her debut record in 2014.

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Nigeria: Ndume to APC – Give Us Level Playing Field

[This Day] Lagos -The Senator representing Borno South Senatorial District, Ali Ndume who is aspiring to be the next Senate President has called on his party, the All Progressives Congress to give all party members aspiring for leadership positions in the 9th Senate a level-playing field.

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East Africa: Man Behind Shadowy Kenyan Firm That Took Dar for Sh18 Billion Ride

[Nation] A shadowy Kenyan firm took Tanzania President John Magufuli’s administration for a ride after it signed a Sh18 billion deal to buy the country’s cashew nuts, promising to wire the funds in “three days, only for it to go under.

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Liberia: Palm Oil Development Leaves Liberians Poorer, Says Winner of ‘Green Nobel’

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Palm oil plantations in Liberia are billed as bringing jobs and development but actually leave locals poorer, said a Liberian lawyer who won the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize on Monday.

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