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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has said that foreign investors pulled out a total of N642.65bn (about $2.104 billion) from the nation’s stock market last year, compared to the N435.31 withdrawn in 2017.

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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has signed a $170 million facility to Egypt-based conglomerate, Orascom Investment Holding (OIH), to assist the company expand its pan-African activities.

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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, has called for the review of the security architecture of the country in order to stop wanton killings in Nigeria.

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APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) ordered on Friday the continued detention of former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo and his former youth minister Charles Ble Goude, until the next hearing set for February 1.

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APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday received a message of condolence and goodwill from his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari following Tuesday’s terrorist attack at 14 Riverside Drive that left 21 people dead and scores injured.

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APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — An estimated 36 million of a total population of 41 million children under the age of 18 in Ethiopia are multi-dimensionally poor, meaning they are deprived of basic goods and services in at least three dimensions, says a new report released Friday by the Central Statistical Agency and UNICEF.

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