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    African Philanthropy Forum Hosts First Independent Conference To Discuss Solutions To Challenges In Africa

    The African Philanthropy Forum (APF) hosted the 2017 Annual Conference in Lagos from October 30th – October 31st, 2017. Fourth in the series of annual conferences, the 2017 edition was the first held by the organization as an independent entity, following its incubation by the Global Philanthropy Forum. The event which was well attended by a diverse array […]

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    Nigerian Singer Davido Signs New Artist Peruzzi To DMW

    Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) has signed a new artist, his name, Peruzzi. DMW made the announcement on their Instagram page, sharing a photo of the artist signing his contract. The post read: “WELCOME TO THE FAMILY @peruzzi_vibes” Peruzzi also shared the photo on his Instagram post, writing: It’s called??? I FEEL BLESSED TO BE WELCOMED ON THIS PLATFORM… […]

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    South African Retail Sales Rise 5.4 Percent Year/Year In September

    South African retail sales rose by 5.4 percent year-on-year in September, after increasing by a revised 5.4 percent in August, data from the statistics office showed on Wednesday. Analysts polled by Reuters had forecast a 4.5 percent year-on-year increase in retail sales in September. On a month-on-month basis, sales were down 0.7 percent and expanded […]

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    Ugandan Singer Eddy Kenzo Sends A Message To Other Artistes

    Eddy Kenzo, who is currently the top most artist in Uganda according to various music awards, has finally spoken. For the past few days, Social Media has been going crazy about the gift that made Uganda proud. Various artists around the country have also congratulated the star upon his big win. Some of these include; […]

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    South Africa Corporates Urged to Support Children, Reduce Poverty in Kenya

    The South African High Commission has urged South African companies in Kenya to support the children in informal settlements in a bid to improve the economic development of the country. Speaking during the commemoration of the Nelson Mandela International Day at her residence, South African High Commissioner to Kenya Koleka A. Mqulwana stressed the need […]

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    South Africa: Black Coffee, Major League, AKA Join Cassper’s #FillUpFNBStadium

    Cassper Nyovest took his ambition to even greater heights this year when he announced that he was determined to #FillUpFNBStadium. However, things haven’t quite gone according to plan with the rapper himself admitting that it’s proving to be difficult to convince sponsors to hop aboard. As a result, he’s had to fund everything himself: “I’m […]

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    Nigerian OAP Daddy Freeze Praises Pope for Donating Gift to Charity

    When Daddy Freeze commends a religious leader. Lets hope you are not tired of hearing Daddy Freeze yet because well, the Sheeple campaign leader has finally seen something good with Christianity. Daddy Freeze who is always at logger heads with those that believe in the payment of tithe commended the Pope. The OAP praised the […]

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    Egyptian Singer, Sherine, Banned For ‘Mocking’ River Nile

    Egypt’s musicians’ union has banned a leading singer from performing in the country for “mocking” the River Nile. It came after video emerged showing Sherine Abdel Wahab being asked at a concert to sing Mashrebtesh Men Nilha (Have You Ever Drunk From The Nile). She responded by saying “drinking from the Nile will get me […]

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    Mugabe’s Removal: Zanu-PF Youth Leader Apologises To Army

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    Kudzai Chipanga, head of Zimbabwe’s Zanu-PF youth wing and a strong supporter of President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace, has apologised for warning the army not to seize power. On Tuesday, he told the army chief Gen Constantino Chiwenga to “stay in the barracks”. He had said his members would not allow the armed […]

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    U.S. Embassy Defends Credibility Of Liberia Presidential Poll

    The U.S. embassy in Liberia on Wednesday defended the credibility of last month’s presidential election there, amid allegations of irregularities and fraud that have delayed a run-off poll. First-round winner George Weah, a former international football star, was initially set to face the runner-up, Vice-President Joseph Boakai, last week to determine who will replace current […]

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    Egypt: 3 Militants Killed, 74 Arrested in Sinai Raids

    Egyptian security forces killed three suspected militants and arrested 74 others in raids targetting militant groups in North Sinai in recent days, the military said in a statement on Thursday. Egypt faces an Islamist insurgency led by the Islamic State group in the Sinai Peninsula, where hundreds of soldiers and police have been killed since […]

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    11 Tourists Killed In Light Aircraft Crash In Tanzania

    At least 11 people were killed in northern Tanzania on Wednesday when a light aircraft flying to the Serengeti National Park, a popular tourist destination, crashed, the flight operator said. The Cessna Caravan light airplane, carrying a pilot and 10 passengers, was flying tourists from the northern Tanzanian town of Arusha when it went down […]

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    Ghana Might Launch A National Airline Soon

    The Deputy Minister for Aviation, Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah, has some reassuring news about national airlines. He addressed the media at the Kotoka International Airport. This was following a ceremony to welcome Ethiopian Airlines’ Airbus A350 on its maiden flight to Accra. He stated that cabinet has given the approval for the establishment of a national carrier […]