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Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast: Tech Hub on the Rise

Following years of political turmoil, Côte d’Ivoire is growing quickly and attracting investment. Now, the government is trying to position the country as west Africa’s technology and start-up hub.

Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria

Nigeria's Buhari submits cabinet nominees, announces he will serve as Petroleum minister

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday submitted names to serve in his cabinet, four months since taking office and after announcing he intended to take personal charge of the country’s crucial oil portfolio.