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AfDB approves $15 million for equity investment in Nigeria, others

The African Development Bank (AFDB), says it has approved 15 million dollars for equity investment in Verod Capital Growth Fund III, a private equity fund for investments in high growth middle market companies.

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Agom Adara of Adara Chiefdom, Maiwada Galadima

I wish death of my husband’ll bring peace to Kaduna – slain monarch’s widow

Mrs Victoria Galadima, widow of the Agom Adara, Dr Maiwada Raphael Galadima, the late monarch of Adara chiefdom in Kaduna State, who was murdered in the heat of the recent crisis in the state, has told the heart-rending story of the torture she went through while in the custody of the kidnappers.
Donald Trump tours a neighbourhood destroyed by the wildfires in Paradise, California [Evan Vucci-AP]

North California fire: Death toll at 76, more than 1,000 missing

The death toll from wildfires in Northern California has risen to 76, with thousands left homeless from the deadliest blaze to hit the US state in a century.
Kenneth Omeruo at 2018 World Cup in Russia

Kenneth Omeruo thankful to ‘fighting team’ Super Eagles for AFCON ticket

Leganes defender Kenneth Omeruo has praised the Super Eagles’ team for their great efforts in securing a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification.
A blast at a religious ceremony in India's Punjab state Sunday killed at least three people and injured 10, police said.

Three killed in blast in India’s Punjab state

A blast at a religious ceremony in India's Punjab state Sunday killed at least three people and injured 10, police said.
Camille Lepage

Film tribute to French photographer killed in CAR

A gang of men rampage through a burning village in Central African Republic, rifles and machetes swinging, the bodies of their victims slain on the ground.