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No Hope for Mobile Internet and Social Media in Ethiopia Yet

No Hope for Mobile Internet and Social Media in Ethiopia Yet

🕔06:10, 16.Oct 2016

The Danish ambassador to Ethiopia, Mette Thygesen, has disclosed that the Ethiopian government has failed to give concrete promises on when mobile internet and social media service will be restored. Thygesen who is the Danish representative for Djibouti, South Sudan

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Ghana to Start Exporting Oil to Nigeria and Other Countries

Ghana to Start Exporting Oil to Nigeria and Other Countries

🕔09:54, 8.Oct 2016

In a rather twist of events, Ghana has started exporting fuel to Nigeria, Benin Republic, Burkina Faso, Niger and Mali from the Bolgatanga Petroleum Depot run by the state-owned Bulk Oil Storage and Transport (BOST) Company Limited. Ghana’s Minister of

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Agility Announces Winners of Africa 2016 Photo Competition

Agility Announces Winners of Africa 2016 Photo Competition

🕔07:07, 30.Sep 2016

Agility , a leading global logistics provider, today announced the winners of its Africa 2016 Photo Competition , a series of photographs that show how quickly Africa is modernizing, growing and even leading the way in new technology. The winning

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South African union backs unionist-turned-tycoon Ramaphosa as next president

South African union backs unionist-turned-tycoon Ramaphosa as next president

🕔17:36, 26.Sep 2016

— Ed Stoddard and Joe Brock  South Africa’s deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa saw his chances of becoming the country’s next leader increase on Monday when the powerful mining union he helped found before he made a fortune in business backed

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Quit or risk being killed, brother warns South Africa’s Zuma: report

Quit or risk being killed, brother warns South Africa’s Zuma: report

🕔13:25, 25.Sep 2016

President Jacob Zuma has received the latest call for his resignation from his own brother, according to a media report, as the South African leader clings to power despite a string of scandals. Zuma’s younger brother Michael urged him to

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Dr Walter Mzembi, Nominated As Africa’s Candidate For The Post Of UN – WTO Secretary General

Dr Walter Mzembi, Nominated As Africa’s Candidate For The Post Of UN – WTO Secretary General

🕔18:39, 23.Sep 2016

African nations have nominated a Zimbabwean, Dr Walter Mzembi, as their candidate to become the new head of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UN – WTO) . Should Mzembi get this post, it will be the first time in the organisation’s 43-year

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Dangote will buy Arsenal within four years — Bloomberg

Dangote will buy Arsenal within four years — Bloomberg

🕔19:20, 22.Sep 2016

Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, plans to buy London-based Arsenal soccer team within four years. Dangote, a Nigerian worth $10.9 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, announced his intention to buy the club last year. He said he needs

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Yaya Toure retires from international football

Yaya Toure retires from international football

🕔13:34, 20.Sep 2016

The 33 year old and four times African footballer of the year announced his retirement from international football yesterday. More details on this coming soon….   Photo: phys

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AU plans to send observers to Gabon election appeal

AU plans to send observers to Gabon election appeal

🕔19:08, 14.Sep 2016

The African Union says it plans to send observers to help Gabon’s Constitutional Court with a legal complaint lodged by opposition leader Jean Ping, who accuses President Ali Bongo of cheating to secure victory in an election last month. The

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Ghana parliament speaker bars opposition bid to probe gift to president— Kwasi Kpodo

Ghana parliament speaker bars opposition bid to probe gift to president— Kwasi Kpodo

🕔20:41, 1.Sep 2016

Ghana’s parliament speaker on Thursday dismissed an opposition motion for an inquiry into the alleged gift of a luxury car to President John Mahama, heading off the risk of an impeachment process against the West African leader. The dispute gave

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