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Launch of the first ever Africa Protected Areas Congress

This year’s Valentine day was marked on Thursday with special African flavour that saw the launch of the first-ever Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) (www.APA-Congress.org) at Nairobi National Park’s historic Ivory Burning Site. Kenya’s Principal Secretary – State Department of Tourism and Wildlife, Dr. Margaret Mwakima accompanied by Dr.John Waithaka the Congress Director and Mr. Read more

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I used blood from my menstruation to prepare meal for my cheating boyfriend – Lady confesses

Several chilling confessions from men and women as to why they cheat in their marriages made the headlines in Ghana, last year. According to GhanaWeb, Out of the confessions, one woman who killed her husband seemed to have stood out. Another story that made headlines was that of the woman who confessed, she prepares fufu Read more

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South Korea ready to partner with Africa on technology

SEOUL, Republic of Korea, February 7, 2019/ — In partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB.org), Korea is ready to step up technology transfers to Africa, officials said in Seoul today. Speaking at a meeting on potential technology partnerships between Korea and Africa, representatives of Busan Metropolitan City, Busan Techno Park, and Korea’s Green Technology Read more

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Over $10bn of Africa TMT infrastructure mergers, acquisitions and fundraising predicted to grow more in 2019

TMT (telecom, media and technology) infrastructure mergers, acquisitions and fundraising in Africa is predicted to continue growing in 2019, as investment news provider TMT Finance predicts that transactions for the year will exceed $10 billion, due to increasing dealflow across the region and appetite from global industry and investors. TMT Finance exclusively reported last week on Read more

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Former Kenyan prime minister taunts Nigeria at anti-corruption summit [VIDEO]

A Kenyan opposition leader, Raila Odinga made a former Nigerian minister as an example of how public office holders steal from treasuries. Addressing an audience at a summit which held in Kenya, Odinga spoke of how an unnamed Malaysian minister hosted his Nigerian counterpart and they shared ideas on corruption. According to him, after taking Read more

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Aziza Coin announces blockchain solution to render African projects economically viable

DAVOS, Switzerland, January 25, 2019,/ — In the Financial Times’ (www.FT.com) report on Innovation in South Africa today, Aziza Coin (www.Aziza.io) simulates how to beat high fees and shows why “excessive profits in UK fund management industry handicap growth on the African continent.” In 2017, Damian Gawlowski, a South Africa insurance contractor based in the Read more

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Africa: Groundbreaking study highlights responses to Sexual Violence Against Children

Child sexual abuse and exploitation happen everywhere and are pressing concerns for both wealthy and developing countries alike, according to a first-of-its-kind research programme, Out of the Shadows: Shining light on the response to child sexual abuse and exploitation. Developed by The Economist Intelligence Unit (www.EIU.com) with support from the World Childhood Foundation and Oak Foundation Read more