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Mixed reactions trail Nigeria compulsory workers vaccination

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Mixed reactions have continued to trail the recent announcement by Authorities in Nigeria over mandatory Covid-19 vaccination. Many say the rule is uncivil and unacceptable……

South Africa: How Changes to Value-Added Tax Affect Compliance Among Small Firms

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[The Conversation Africa] Taxes "are the dues that we pay for the privileges of membership in an organised society".

At least 23 die when bus heading to wedding swept into river in Kenya

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At least 21 people die after a bus carrying choir members to a wedding plunged into a river in Kenya on Saturday, police said.

Fashion show in Ivory Coast features disabled models

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To mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a fashion show was held in the Ivory Coast's city of Abidjan on Friday (3 DECEMBER 2021), to celebrate the beauty and resilience of people with disabilities.

Tunisians "not afraid" of Omicron variant after first case recorded

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Tunisians say they are "not afraid" of the Omicron variant after the first case was recorded in a traveller who arrived from Istanbul. The Omicron variant was first announced by South Africa but has since been discovered to have been present earlier in Europe.

Hundreds of women protest against gender-based violence in Ivory Coast

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Hundreds of women marched in Abidjan on Saturday to protest violence against women and to demand punishment for rapists.

Vote counting gets underway in the Gambia

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Counting was underway Saturday after Gambians voted in the first presidential election in the tiny West African nation since former dictator Yahya Jammeh fled into exile.

Gambia: #GambiaDecides2021 - Poll Results Trickle In

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[Premium Times] The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) of The Gambia have commenced announcement of results for the Saturday presidential election.

Nigeria: 7 Million Active Mobile Line Owners Have No Bank Accounts - Etranzact

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[Premium Times] About 70 million active mobile line owners in Nigeria do not have bank accounts, the Chief Executive Officer of eTranzact International Plc., Niyi Toluwalope, has said.

Gambia: #GambiaDecides - Obasanjo Monitors Vote Counting

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[Premium Times] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo was on hand to monitor the counting of votes in the ongoing Gambia presidential elections on Saturday.

Nigeria: Troops Ward Off Militants' Attack on Maiduguri - Army

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[Premium Times] The army said the terrorists made futile attempts to "maintain potency with explosions at Gomari community and 1,000 Housing Estate."

Nigeria: 11 Senators Visit Osoba, Recuperating After Surgery, in London

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[Vanguard] A former governor of Ogun State, Aremo Olusegun Osoba, who is recuperating in London after a knee operation, has played host to 11 senators from Nigeria.

Nigeria: Emmanuel Dennis Denies He Won't Play for Super Eagles at 2022 AFCON Tournament

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[Vanguard] Red-hot Watford striker, Emmanuel Bonaventure Dennis, has come out to swiftly deny media reports quoting him to have said that he would shun any invitation to play fot Nigeria at the prestigious African Cup of Nations tournament, kicking off next month in Cameroon.

Nigeria: We Paid Ransom to Free Abducted Baptist Church Worshippers - CAN

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[Vanguard] The Kaduna State Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Rev. John Joseph Hayab, has said the association paid ransom to secure the release of members of Emmanuel Baptist Church, Kakau Daji, Kaduna State, from their abductors.

Nigeria: UK Adds Country to Red List Over Omicron Variant

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[Vanguard] As the Omicron variant spread across countries, the United Kingdom on Saturday added Nigeria to its red list category even as it tightens travel restrictions in a bid to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Nigeria: Covid-19 - UK Govt Restricts Foreign Travellers From Nigeria Over Reported Cases of Omicron

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[Vanguard] The United Kingdom says Nigeria will be added to the countries on its red list as a result of the discovery of COVID Omicron cases in England linked to recent travellers from Nigeria.

Nigeria: 60% of Nigeria's Valuable Forest Lost, Rest Under Threat - National Park Boss

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[Vanguard] The Conservator-General, National Park Service, Dr Ibrahim Goni, says 60 per cent of the country's valuable forest estate has been lost to degradation and most of those left, are currently under threat.

Nigeria: Nigeria Needs Bridge Builders, Unifiers - Osinbajo

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[Vanguard] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, says Nigeria needs not just achievers, but men and women who are bridge builders and unifiers.

Kenya: Nairobi Traffic Boss Denies Mutyambai Meddling in Son's Reckless Driving Case

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[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The National Police Service (NPS) has denied reports of a cover up in regards to a road accident involving the son of Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai which claimed the lives of two riders along Nairobi's southern bypass on Thursday.

Nigeria: Ex-Chief of Army Staff, Inuwa Wushishi Dies

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[This Day] A former Chief of Army Staff, General Mohammed Inuwa Wushishi, is dead.

Nigeria: Buhari Mourns as Ex-Supreme Court Judge, Babalakin Dies at 94

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[This Day] Abuja -- President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the family of former Supreme Court Judge, Justice Oyegoke Bolarinwa Babalakin, who passed on yesterday, at the age of 94.

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