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IFC SME finance Forum to Aid Africa US$331 billion SME Finance Gap

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Sub-Saharan Africa’s small and medium enterprises have benefited enormously from the revolution in digital finance in the region, and now require more innovation and...

Equipment Arrives for Tema LPG-fired Power Plant

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General Electric (GE) announced on Thursday that it will supply the power generation equipment for the Bridge Power plant project in Tema, Ghana. The...

World Bank’s Africa Growth Forecast for 2017 Pegged at 2.6%

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The World Bank has revealed that economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is rebounding this year after registering the worst decline in more than two...
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President Zuma Fires His Finance Minister

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South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has sacked Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan after days of speculation that rocked the country’s markets and currency. Mr Gordhan will...

Peace Hyde Gets Acknowledged As Leading Africa Media Entrepreneur

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Peace Hyde has been recognized as ‘Africa’s leading media entrepreneur’ by top US urban news platform Rolling Out.According to the big American media outlet,...

FIFA World Cup: Nana Addo backs Africa’s call for 10 slots

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-AddoThe President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has backed the calls by heads of Africa’s football associations for five (5) more...

Africa in the face of False Uprisings

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Arthur Kennedy 24th February, 1966 was a very important day in Ghana’s history. It was the day our first President, Kwame Nkrumah, was overthrown. A few...

South Africa’s Greatest War Against Alcoholism

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South Africa knows it has a huge problem with drink-driving and is considering some tough measures to tackle it. The transport minister recently suggested that...

GH Hottest MCs’Contest : Sarkodie Declared Winner

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Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie has been adjudged BTM Africa’s ‘GH Hottest MC’ winning for himself a weekend stay at the all new Bays Lodge &...
Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines Grabs 2 Awards

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Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, has been awarded Africa Best Employer Brand and Business Leadership Excellence Awards at the third Edition of Africa...
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Africa’s Voices Develops Partnership With UNICEF

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A pilot project that used interactive radio shows and text messages to gather people’s beliefs and practices related to polio vaccinations, and maternal and...

Ivory Coast Is Africa’s Fastest Growing Economy

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This prosperous West African country is Africa's fastest growing economy in 2016, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The country's phenomenal growth...
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South Africa rises to Africa’s largest economy

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A recalculation using current exchange rates put South Africa on top because the rand has strengthened against the dollar. Nigeria's currency has fallen sharply since...

Ghana welcomes eBay into e-commerce

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The arrangement will launch a new “eBay powered by MallforAfrica dedicated platform,” said eBay Business Development Director Fernando Saiz. “The platform will enable inventory...

Vodacom Steals Africa’s most valuable telecoms operator title from MTN

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At market close on Thursday (May 12), MTN’s market capitalization was $15.8 billion, trailing behind Vodacom’s $16.4 billion, reported Bloomberg. This year is the first...

Africa’s Top Women in Entertainment includes Joselyn Dumas, Jackie Appiah and Omotola

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Ghanaian actresses Joselyn Dumas and Jackie Appiah have been listed among Africa’s Top (Fierce) Women in Entertainment. The list which consists of 10 personalities from...

Why Yaya Toure does not deserve to be named as 2015 Africa’s Best

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Though I do not have apologies and will not tender any, this piece is not about taking anything away from the achievements or skill...

An air of excitement hangs around Abuja for GLO-CAF Awards

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The Black Stars are in the hunt for the award By Christian Okpara Finally the long awaited revelation day is here. Today in Nigeria's...
Chibok

Predictions for Africa’s 2016

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Will the Chibok girls be rescued in 2016. (Net photo) 2015, with its many elections and violent encounters of the terrorist kind, is behind...
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Ghana’s Route to Becoming Africa’s Rising Star

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President Mahama and IMF Boss Many observers report that Ghana has it all. The mining and agricultural sectors have prospered from many years of political...

East Africa’s Oil-boom to Suffer as low prices continue into 2016

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The first phase of the proposed Eldoret-Kampala-Kigali pipeline for refined petroleum products will end in 2017. (Net photo) Some 200 kilometres from Kampala is...
His Excellency Anthony De Bono

A challenging opportunity for President Mahama

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We publish below the full text of a statement obtained by the Ghana News Agency (GNA) from Ambassador De Bono: In preparation for the 10th...

More Sex Results in The Birth of More Male Children – Study

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Nine months after South Africa hosted the 2010 football World Cup a disproportionately higher number of male babies were born compared with the previous...

Bringing together Africa’s young leaders

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Empowering Africa's future presidents The statistics on Africa’s youth bulge are well known. It is the world’s youngest continent, with more than half its 1.1bn-strong...
Akinwumi Adesina

Africa’s alarming energy deficit hampering industrialization – AfDB

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by Justice Lee Adoboe According to him, the continent today simply doesn't have energy but just simply managing to light up...
Migrants

Africa?s Migration Problem Emanates From Deep Rooted Corruption

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The claim by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) that the death toll of migrants from Africa trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to...
Malaria

Malaria Continues to Sweep Africa

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?Mosquitoes are known to cause more human suffering than any other organism, with over one million people worldwide dying from mosquito borne diseases every...

?Africa?s Opportunity Relies Heavily On Low-income Demand?

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London-based venture capital firm TLcom Capital is expanding its presence on the continent with the opening of it Lagos office. The firm, initially focused...
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Africa’s international tourism growth slowed down by Ebola

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by Justice Lee Adoboe Tourism became one of the sectors where growth suffered in 2014 as a result of the outbreak of the Ebola...

Is Sonnie Badu Africa?s Wealthiest Gospel Artiste?

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Sonnie Agyemang Badu, UK-based International gospel musician keeps making Ghana proud with his songs and his ministry. For a man who has filled the stadium...