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Breaking: Nigeria’s Buhari departs for UN General Assembly in New York

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday depart for New York to participate in the 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA73) which officially opened September 18, 2018, spokesman Femi Adesina said...

President Trump schedules no bilateral meeting with any Sub-Saharan African leader at UN General Assembly 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump has scheduled no bilateral meeting with any African leader attending at the 73rd United Nation General Assembly in New York next week, the American...

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South Africa launches $6 billion COVID-19 employment stimulus

South Africa has launched a $6 billion (R100 billion) COVID-19 employment stimulus to be implemented over the next three years.

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