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World Bank Group Launches New Program To Support Africa’s Top Digital Entrepreneurs

The World Bank Group (www.WorldBank.org) launched XL Africa (www.XL-Africa.com), a five-month business acceleration program designed to support the 20 most promising digital start-ups from Sub-Saharan Africa. Start-ups will receive mentoring from global and local experts, learn through a tailor-made curriculum, increase their regional visibility, and get access to potential corporate partners and investors. With support…

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Starvation: Mass Exodus Imminent In Nigeria, Humanitarian Group Warns

  ( An24, Lagos)- Nigeria’s top humanitarian official has warned that a failure to help millions of Nigerians on the brink of starvation could force huge numbers of people to leave the country, exacerbating the global migrant crisis, Reuters news agency reports. “The world could see a mass exodus from a country of 180 million…

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100 Migrants Feared Missing missing After Boat Sinks Off Libya

At least 100 migrants were feared missing after their boat sank off the Libyan coast near Tripoli on Thursday, April 13, a coastguard official said. Coastguard spokesman Ayoub Qassem said 23 migrants were rescued from the craft off Gargaresh, a western suburb of Tripoli. Survivors said the inflatable boat had set off with about 120…

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