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UN, African Union sign new partnership framework on Africa’s peace and security
Cameroonian Vera Songwe appointed Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa
Casablanca and Nairobi rank as leading destinations for Fortune 500 companies establishing international headquarters
Governor Obiano inaugurates $2bn International Cargo Airport Project.
UNWTO welcomes the celebration of the International Day for Biological Diversity on ‘Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism’
Using ‘religion’ to explain the crisis in Nigerian society
Nigeria’s Amina Mohammed resumes work as the UN Deputy Secretary-General
UN Health Agency to Provide Support as Drought threatens 1.5 million Somalis

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Prof ZalangaSamuel Zalanga is a Professor of Sociology at Bethel University, St. Paul, Minnesota, United States where he currently teaches Sociology of Development among other fields. Before moving to the United States in 1993 to pursue graduate studies, he lived and taught in Bauchi State, Northeastern Nigeria. He completed his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Sociology at Bayero University, Kano, and University of Jos, respectively in Northern Nigeria.

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