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Aliko Dangote: Africa’s richest man

Aliko Dangote

Aliko Dangote: Africa’s richest man who does good in addition to doing well. A year ago, I gave a speech in London about the fight to eradicate polio. It included a section on Nigeria, one of just three countries where the virus still circulates. The organizers told me Aliko Dangote had been invited. I thought, I’d like to see him, but …

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Guardian of Nigeria’s public funds

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

I first met economist Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala when she was campaigning for Nigerian debt relief. We’d been fighting our way through capitals around the world trying to get Cold War–era debts canceled for the poorest, most heavily indebted countries. During her first term as Finance Minister of Nigeria, Ngozi arrived at her desk to find a weighty $30 billion owed. With …

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Traces of a mighty civilisation (SPÅR AV EN MÄKTIG CIVILISATION)

Ooni Obalufon II

Traces of a mighty civilisation until February 24, 2014, you have the chance to see some unique African art in Bergrummet at Skeppsholmen in Stockholm. Exhibited are over 100 sculptures in metal, stone and terracotta from 1100 – to 1500s that tell the story of the African civilization Ife, its origin in the Yoruba and in Nigeria today. The exhibition depicts …

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Nouriel Roubini : Africa has come as a positive surprise

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Danish Commercial Center Nigeria (DCCN)

Danish Commercial Center Nigeria helps companies to clarify the business potential, establish themselves as well as expand their businesses in Nigeria via predominantly two offerings, namely DCCN MI and DCCN BC. Market Intelligence (DCCN MI) provides; Representation in Lagos as well as in Denmark Weekly press clipping and updates Monthly meeting in Nigeria Quarterly meeting in Denmark Governance Guide and guidance …

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