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  • Africa: Pompeo – Sadly – Unlikely to Pay More Attention to Africa

    Africa: Pompeo – Sadly - Unlikely to Pay More Attention to Africa
    When it comes to Africa, don't expect much from the changes that are taking place at the State Department.  Africa has been poorly served by the Trump administration and that is likely to continue. Mike Pompeo is trump's nominee for Secretary of State The appointment of CIA Director Michael Pompeo to replace Rex Tillerson as Secretary [...]
  • Dear Nigerians, Nigerian Pidgin English Has Basic Rules Too

    Dear Black People, Nigerian Pidgin English Has Basic Rules Too

    Nigerian Pidgin English is an extremely important variant of the Pidgin English. Pidgin English is spoken by more than 70 million in Nigeria. Yet very few realise that Nigerian Pidgin has basic rules too! You have to know the basic rules to speak Nigerian Pidgin English right. But what these basic rules?

  • The Trump Presidency is all About Loyalty, Loyalty, Loyalty

    The Trump Presidency is all About Loyalty, Loyalty, Loyalty

    When US secretary of State Rex Tillerson was sacked by Donald Trump Tuesday, the move shocked the world. Yet, it didn’t come as a surprise to many analysts. The Trump Presidency is all about loyalty. And the sacking of Tillerson only furthers this plot. In this analysis, I cover what this means.

  • African Rural Women Now Dominate The Informal Economy in 2018

    #IWD2018: African Rural Women Now Dominate The Informal Economy

    A lot is changing in Africa these days. From democracy taking over, to economies performing better, Africa is arguably certainly getting better. One realm where things are changing is in role of African rural women in the informal economy. in this article, I discuss this interesting trend.

  • Why Are Yoruba Men Called Yoruba Demon?

    Why Are Yoruba Men Called Yoruba Demon?

    Who is a yoruba demon? He lies down flat on the floor in his fancy suit just to tell your aunt good evening because he is trained to do so for anyone who is more than one hour older than he is, but you don’t know this. You imagine how he will greet your parents…

  • Nigeria’s NNPC In Final Round of Talks To Get Oil Refineries Working Again

    Nigeria's NNPC In Final Round of Talks To Get Oil Refineries Working Again
    For a very long time now, one of the world's largest oil producers, Nigeria, has been doing itself a great harm. It has failed to develop its domestic oil refineries and had become heavily dependent on imported fuel. However, the irony is far from funny, as its citizens and businesses in general have been vulnerable [...]
  • Cameroon Creates New Military Region, As Nigeria Deports More Separatists

    Cameroon Creates New Military Region, As Nigeria Deports More Separatist
    Cameroon has a new military region created to cater for security needs in the west and northwest region, the state-owned CRTV has reported. President Paul Biya signed directives reorganizing the country’s defense forces leading to the splitting into two of the former military region [Région militaire interarmées – RMIA] RMIA 2 which is based in [...]
  • Egypt: In-depth Country Profile

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    With a long history of civilization and development, Egypt is the largest country in North Africa and a key player in regional politics. Egypt, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is located in the North Eastern of Africa. Much of the country lies in Africa, but its easternmost portion, the Sinai Peninsula, forms a land [...]
  • Sudan: Country Profile

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    Sudan, also known as North Sudan, or officially as the Republic of The Sudan, is a country located in the North Eastern Part of Africa. Sudan, once the largest country in Africa, divided into two countries in 2011 after its population in the south voted for independence. After years of been locked in conflict with [...]
  • Why do African people live in poverty and backwardness?

    AFRICA BACKWARD

    Why is poverty high in Sub-Saharan Africa? Why is Africa so backward despite its resources? What role have foreign influeneces played in the poverty and backwardness of Africa? These are questions I try to answer in this Quora-inspired article.