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Nigeria’s unreliable electricity costs its economy $29bn a year—solar power would save billions

Samuel Ayokunle Olowosejeje Lengthy power cuts are pretty much a daily experience in Nigeria. The country’s epileptic power supply has been identified by businesses as the second biggest obstacle to doing business in the country, after a lack of access to finance. This unreliable power supply is a major hindrance to Nigeria’s economic growth. It also

Is the US behind protest in southern Iraq?

By Imran Khan  As protests continue across southern Iraq, some are questioning the role of the US in the ongoing unrest. Is the United States behind the protests in southern Iraq? Well, the answer to that question is both yes and no. Yes, because the US led the invasion and occupation of Iraq in 2003, which destroyed much of

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