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MJ Smith

MJ Smith

    Nigerian state launches anti-rumour campaign
    Nigerian state launches anti-rumour campaign
    Billboards have been erected around town and a committee has been named. Current Governor Henry Seriake Dickson has opted for a 13-member...
    Nigeria set to overtake SA as Africa's biggest economy
    Nigeria set to overtake SA as Africa's biggest economy
    The ever-expanding moonscape that stretches out behind a wall holding back the Atlantic Ocean here will one day host a project designed to help...
    Lagos sits at the centre of Africa's population boom
    Lagos sits at the centre of Africa's population boom
    The maze of shacks on stilts stretch out across the filthy water's surface, canoes colliding as they hustle between them in a slum that serves as a...
    Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan sworn in with nation divided
    Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan sworn in with nation divided
    Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan was sworn in on Sunday following an election seen as the fairest in two decades, but he faces a divided nation...
    Calls mount for Aristide to return to Haiti
    Calls mount for Aristide to return to Haiti
    The burnt-out church where he once preached to the poor in a Port-au-Prince slum is in ruins, but the graffiti on its stone walls is defiant:...
    Haitians who survived destruction face new fear
    Haitians who survived destruction face new fear
    The rain came in the middle of the night, turning the ground under tents made of blankets into mud, and all anyone could do at Haiti's sprawling...
    Haiti mourns one month after devastating quake
    Haiti mourns one month after devastating quake
    Haiti observes a day of mourning on Friday to mark the one-month anniversary of the devastating quake that killed more than 210 000 people and...