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Nigerian party people keep the champagne flowing through recession

  (CNN)“Nigeria is a party nation,” says Lanre Akinlagun. “Any wedding, funeral, or graduation is an opportunity to party here.” Parties are Akinlagun’s business, and business is good. The British-educated entrepreneur is the director of Nigeria’s largest online alcohol retailer, which has not merely survived but thrived during a ...

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Saudi Arabia to let women drive at last

Washington (CNN) Saudi Arabia is easing restrictions on women driving, finally allowing almost half its population to get behind the wheel. A royal decree has been issued that will allow women in the country to drive, the Saudi Foreign ministry said Tuesday on its official Twitter account. A committee has ...

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