Economic summit opens in Nigeria's capital

Economic forum on Africa opens in Nigeria amid background of attacks and threats towards delegates.

    The World Economic Forum on Africa opens in Nigeria on Wednesday against a background of attacks that have scared some delegates away.

    Nigeria is now Africa’s largest economy, thanks largely to oil revenues. But unemployment and corruption remain major challenges.

    Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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