Nigerian court suspends deadline to switch to new currency amid chaos
09 February 2023 | 3:34 pm
Nigeria's Supreme Court suspends the old-for-new currency swap deadline that has caused pre-electoral chaos. Also, Algeria is one of many countries that have sent rescue teams to Turkey and Syria in the aftermath of the deadly earthquakes. Finally, we meet a prize-winning Ivorian scientist who is hoping that her work on bio-pesticides will help transform sustainable agriculture.
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