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How Nigeria got so good at competitive Scrabble

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How Nigeria got so good at competitive Scrabble Nigeria and Nigerian scrabble players have enjoyed a meteoric rise to the top of the world in recent years. What wedding traditions look like […]

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A New York-based journalist has become the face of shrinking press freedom in Nigeria

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A New York-based journalist has become the face of shrinking press freedom in Nigeria Sahara Reporters Sowore has become the latest face of shrinking press freedoms in Nigeria Ticks that spread infectious […]

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Pirates kidnap nine from Norwegian ship off Benin

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Pirates kidnap nine from Norwegian ship off Benin They boarded the vessel while it was at anchor in the Gulf of Guinea, a hotspot for piracy. Africa-focused payments startup PalmPay, which has […]

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Pneumonia epidemic is deadliest child killer, say aid groups – DAWN.com

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Pneumonia epidemic is deadliest child killer, say aid groups – DAWN.com Pneumonia epidemic is deadliest child killer, say aid groups DAWN.com Childhood pneumonia cases up 50% in 10 years, NHS data shows […]

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Saudi Arabia reportedly wants OPEC to drive up oil prices to help the Aramco IPO

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Saudi Arabia reportedly wants OPEC to drive up oil prices to help the Aramco IPO Saudi Arabia, the de facto leader of OPEC, is pushing other nations in the cartel to cut […]

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Fox News? More Like Trump’s Impeachment Shield

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Fox News? More Like Trump’s Impeachment Shield Nixon lacked the cable network’s advantage, but are its viewers misled? Read More… Facebook’s New Role as News Publisher Brings New Scrutiny A quarrel arises […]

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The company decoding African DNA to help fight diseases

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The company decoding African DNA to help fight diseases Nigeria-based 54gene wants to help scientists to better diagnose and treat illnesses affecting black Africans. PalmPay launches in Nigeria on $40M round led […]

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Naga Munchetty, BBC News Anchor, Has Reprimand Overturned

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Naga Munchetty, BBC News Anchor, Has Reprimand Overturned Tony Hall, the BBC’s director general, reversed a ruling that the television anchor had breached editorial standards by criticizing President Trump’s comments. Read More… […]

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Kim Jong-un Orders ‘Shabby’ South Korean Hotels in Resort Town Destroyed

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Kim Jong-un Orders ‘Shabby’ South Korean Hotels in Resort Town Destroyed The North Korean leader has been pushing the South to restart a joint tourism project that once made money for his […]

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Trump’s Twitter Presidency: 9 Key Takeaways

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Trump’s Twitter Presidency: 9 Key Takeaways A sweeping Times investigation of all President Trump’s tweets and followers shows how he has transformed the platform into a vital, and perilous, instrument of power. […]

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