Reuters Senior Correspondent, Nigeria. Ghanaian family, British accent. Previously @BBCAfrica multimedia journalist. All views are mine alone.

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Alexis Akwagyiram is an accomplished multimedia journalist with extensive experience working in print, online, television and radio. He specialises in current affairs related to Africa and its diaspora.

Alexis is the Senior Nigeria Correspondent at the Reuters news agency. His remit spans a broad...

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Nov 21, 2017

RT @iron_emu: Exclusive: African leaders wanted Mugabe, an "embarrassment", to go - Zimbabwe intelligence  https://reut.rs/2BaQguI 

Nov 21, 2017

Suicide bombing at a mosque in northeastern Nigerian town of Mubi kills at least 50 people  https://buff.ly/2mPRsQT 

Nov 20, 2017

Nigeria's economy grows 1.4% in Q3, says statistics office, extending climb out of its first recession in a generation https://t.co/Br1Dam1qI5

Nov 17, 2017

Italy holds funeral for 26 Nigerian women, likely victims of trafficking for sexual exploitation, who drowned in Mediterranean https://t.co/IcFmjFqJar https://t.co/uQPoIgg6Xq

Nov 16, 2017

RT @ReutersAfrica: Latest on #Zimbabwe •Mugabe refusing mediation efforts by priest - political source •South Africa's Zuma sends en…

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