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Nick Schifrin

A 24-year-old Palestinian who was elected president on a TV reality show gets peppered with policy questions by his fans. It’s a sign of how hungry Palestinians are for delayed real elections.
As part of an anti-corruption crackdown, Nigeria is prosecuting former national security adviser Sambo Dasuki. He allegedly stole billions earmarked for the fight against Boko Haram.
Tony Elumelu made his fortune off banking and real estate. Now he wants to spread the wealth and create jobs by investing in African startups.
The number of people living in Nigeria’s most populous city, Lagos, is set to double in coming years. Developers are creating a new city on what was until recently the ocean. It will cater to the super rich, which critics say will only exacerbate an already severe wealth gap.