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Sophie Mongalvy

Sophie Mongalvy

    MTN's fine must be doubled to $10-billion: Nigerian lawmaker
    MTN's fine must be doubled to $10-billion: Nigerian lawmaker
    MTN Group should pay double the $5.2-billion it was originally fined by Nigeria’s telecommunications regulator last year, according to the...
    Niger's Alphadi pushes African fashion to global scene
    Niger's Alphadi pushes African fashion to global scene
    The West African country of Niger is better known for its poverty and at times its Tuareg rebellion -- not for fashion.
    More UN troops planned as Ivorian peace bid fails
    More UN troops planned as Ivorian peace bid fails
    The United Nations Security Council ordered more troops to Côte d'Ivoire as African leaders admitted they had failed to get strongman Laurent...
    Take a chance on ABBA at new museum
    Take a chance on ABBA at new museum
    Fans of legendary Swedish disco group ABBA can dance down memory lane when the world's first ABBA museum opens in Stockholm in 2009, featuring the...
    Baghdad to Stockholm: Iraqi exodus for a better life
    Baghdad to Stockholm: Iraqi exodus for a better life
    The fatigue shows in his eyes and his jittery legs betray his nerves: Mohamed (32) sits in a Swedish cafe six weeks after fleeing the bombs and...
    A year after tsunami, Swedes feel close link to Thailand
    A year after tsunami, Swedes feel close link to Thailand
    As the wounds of Swedes, traumatised by the Asian tsunami that cost them more lives than any other Western nation, slowly heal, many feel they will...
    'Prickly pears' return to Asmara
    'Prickly pears' return to Asmara
    Rigged like American youth with caps glued to their heads and baggy trousers like rappers, the young Eritreans from the diaspora returning to...