Africa 54

February 22, 2021 11:30 AM
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On this edition of Africa 54, a small Nigerian Air Force passenger plane crashes just outside Abuja airport after reporting engine failure on Sunday, killing all seven people on board; Italy’s ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo is killed in an ambush in eastern Congo Monday; Niger begins counting the votes in the presidential run-off that will usher in the first democratic handover of power in the country's history.