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South Africa: Thousands of South Africans Call for Stricter Plastic Regulations From the Deff Director General

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PRESS RELEASEBy Chris VlavianosGreenpeace Africa and Break Free From Plastic [1] are urging South Africans to join thousands of others in commenting on new regulations to address the nation’s plastic pollution crisis. The anti-single-use plastic coalition is calling for the Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF) Director-General Anben Pillay …

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Nigeria: Our Cement Price Is Lower in Nigeria Than Other Countries – Dangote

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By Kenneth EhigiatorManagement of Dangote Cement Plc has said yesterday that the price of its product per bag from the factory was between N2,450 in Obajana and Gboko, and N2,510 in Ibese, inclusive of VAT. The clarification came against the backdrop recent insinuations that the company sells cement in Nigeria …

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South Africa: The Artisans Hunting for Work On the Streets

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By Magnificent Mndebele Skilled workers line the streets in towns and cities across the country, hoping to get any job they can. But the odds of being picked are small, and some spend weeks waiting. “Since the morning, I haven’t eaten. We’ve been sitting in the street looking for a …

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Nigeria: Malabu Scandal – Dan Etete Hails Italian Verdict, Says He Has No Case to Answer in Nigeria

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By Oladeinde Olawoyin The former minister, 75, described the decision as “significant and wide ranging”. A former Nigerian oil minister, Dan Etete, has hailed the verdict of an Italian court that acquitted Shell, Eni and their managers in the Malabu scandal. PREMIUM TIMES reported how the oil giants and their …

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Nigeria: AMCON Takes Possession of Centage’s Assets Over N3.5bn Debt

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By Obinna Chima The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has taken over 13 assets linked to Centage Savings and Loans Limited and its Chief Promoter, Mr. Johnson Gabriel Ndukwe, over indebtedness of over N3.5 billion. This followed the order of Justice C.J. Aneke of the Federal High Court Lagos …

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Davidson Ezinwa Nigeria sprinter

Davidson Ezinwa Nigeria sprinter

DAVIDSON EZINWA Davidson Ezinwa (born 22 November 1971) is a former sprinter from Nigeria. He won a silver medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics as well as a silver medal at the 1997 World Championships, both in 4 x 100 metres relay. He also won a 60 metres silver medal …

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Chima Nigeria Singer

Chima Nigeria Singer

CHIMA Chimaobinna Enyiakanwanne Onyele (born 10 November 1972, in Nigeria), known by the stagename Chima ([t͡ʃiːma]) is a Nigerian-born German singer based in Frankfurt. A member of Brothers Keepers, since 2012 he has recorded as a solo artist for Universal Music. DISCOGRAPHY Albums: 2002: Reine Glaubenssache 2005: Im Rahmen der …

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D’banj Nigeria musician

D’banj Nigeria musician

D’BANJ Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo (born 9 June 1980), known by his stage name D’banj, is a Nigerian singer-songwriter, musician, entrepreneur and TV host. He has won several music awards, including the awards for Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2007, Artist of the Year at the MTV …

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Emmanuel Emenike Nigeria footballer

Emmanuel Emenike Nigeria footballer

EMMANUEL EMENIKE Emmanuel Chinenye Emenike (born 10 May 1987) is a Nigerian international footballer who plays as a striker for Fenerbahçe. CAREER Delta Force F.C. Emenike started his football career with Delta Force. He revealed he walked on foot to training and back, even though it could take an hour …

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Boukary Adji Prime Minister of Nigeria

Boukary Adji Prime Minister of Nigeria

BOUKARY ADJI Boukary Adji (born 1939) is a Nigerian politician. He served as Niger’s Prime Minister from 30 January 1996 to 21 December 1996. Adji was born in Tanout in Zinder Department. He studied in Poland on a scholarship he received in 1963, then at the University of Abidjan and …

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