Businesses open as Nigeria relaxes curfew after days of unrest

Nigerians on Tuesday evening watched in horror as soldiers fired on a peaceful crowd of mostly youthful demonstrators singing the national anthem in the country's largest city, Lagos, with Amnesty International reporting at least 12 killed.
The East African Community (EAC)
EAC to market region as a single tourism destination
Tourism companies in the East African Community (EAC) bloc are to market the region as a single tourism destination as part of a recovery plan for the virus-hit industry, officials said on Wednesday.
Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Nigeria demanding an end to police violence
#EndSARS demonstration has cost Nigeria $1.8bn in the last 12 days - Lagos Chamber of Commerce
The demonstrations in Nigeria over police brutalities are having a negative effect on the country’s economy. According to the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), nationwide protests have cost the nation’s economy $1.8 billion over the last 12 days.
The protest was to press Ghanaian authorities to reopen their shops
Nigerian traders protest Ghana's delay to reopen shops
The Nigeria Union of Traders Association in Ghana (NUTAG) embarked on a protest over the weekend for Ghanaian authorities' delay to reopen shops owned by Nigerians in that country.
Kenya has had hushed debates for decades over whether to legalise marijuana
East Africa could become a major cannabis export hub
The East African Community could become a mass producer of medical cannabis for export to fast-growing markets in the West.
Official gold shipments in July and August totaled 700 kilograms (24,700 ounces)
Ethiopia gold exports surge after crackdown on smuggling
Ethiopian gold exports surged after the central bank offered higher prices for the metal in a bid to curb smuggling and as part of wider efforts to spur investment in mining.
Emirates was banned from operating in the country after the United Arab Emirates stopped issuing visa
Nigeria lifts Emirates airlines ban
Nigeria has lifted the ban it placed on the world's biggest long-haul carrier operating flights into the country.