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Obed Emvula, chairman of the government-run Namibia Film Commission, is the man responsible for getting Namibia’s name mentioned in the 2016 Oscars so frequently. He is also the writer and producer of the film Katutura, the biggest Namibian independent film to date.

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Nigeria has become the largest economy in Africa and 26th largest in the world following the rebasing of its Gross Domestic Product from 1990 to 2010 constant prices. Following the recalculation, the Statistician General of the Federation announced on Friday, April 4 that the country's GDP emerged at $590.9 billion in

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  Omidyar Network announced today a grant of up to USD $250k to Africa Check, a Johannesburg-based nonprofit that promotes accuracy in public debate and media reporting. The two-year grant will be used to support the expansion of Africa Check's operations to Kenya and Nigeria.   Africa Check scrutinizes the veracity of claims made by

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