The Africa Report
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The Africa Report27 January 2020 | 3 Minute Listen
Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt have moved closer to formalising a water sharing deal over the Nile after technical teams meet in Khartoum to draw up a draft agreement. Words and phrases that have been used by Nigerians for decades as part of the country’s local lexicon have now finally been added to the Oxford English dictionary.
The Africa Report20 January 2020 | 4 Minute Listen
The decision to call the West African CFA Franc replacement currency the ‘Eco’ has caused a major rift in West Africa, with Nigeria leading several nations to opposite it. Several African leaders agree to criminalize the trafficking of fake drugs on the continent.
The Africa Report15 January 2020 | 4 Minute Listen
Several heads of state are heading to Mozambique for the inauguration of re-elected President Felipe Nyusi. The United States' Supreme Court has refused to hear Sudan’s bid to avoid paying billions in damages to family members of people killed in the 1998 US embassy bombings.