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Daily Archives: May 30, 2016

Chad’s former leader Hissene Habre sentenced to life in jail

Chad’s former leader Hissene Habre sentenced to life in jail

Chad's former president Habre has been sentenced to life imprisonment after being found guilty of crimes against humanity, rape and sexual slavery. Hissene Habre was directly resp ...

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Technology drives competitive advantage for businesses in West Africa

Technology drives competitive advantage for businesses in West Africa

West Africa has seen increasing economic growth in the past few years. This growth has been driven by changes in the economic focus and also facilitated by developments in the tec ...

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$60 million partnership boosts Zambia’s power grid

$60 million partnership boosts Zambia’s power grid

Standard Chartered is facilitating, coordinating and arranging transactions which boost the capacity of national power grids and access to electricity across Africa.  In this late ...

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Africa celebrates excellence in banking and finance

Africa celebrates excellence in banking and finance

Cameroon was a big winner at this year’s African Banker Awards, while Morocco’s Attijariwafa Bank scooped the esteemed Bank of the Year Award and GT Bank CEO Segun Agbaje is recog ...

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European migrant crisis: Shipwrecks kill up to 700

European migrant crisis: Shipwrecks kill up to 700

Up to 700 migrants are feared drowned in a series of shipwrecks off the coast of Libya in the last few days, the UN refugee agency reported. The boats sank south of Italy on Wedne ...

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Why banning Kenya from Rio presents an Olympian dilemma

Why banning Kenya from Rio presents an Olympian dilemma

The World Anti-Doping Agency, the International Olympic Committee and the International Association of Athletics Federations are facing a real dilemma. Having pushed Kenya towards ...

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Pargo, Crew Pencil and Wumdrop are top startups in CT

Pargo, Crew Pencil and Wumdrop are top startups in CT

A global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes brought its first pre-selection round to a close during Seedstars Cape Town. The event ...

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African proverb of the day 30/05/2016

African proverb of the day 30/05/2016

You are beautiful, but learn to work, for you cannot eat your beauty. Congolese Proverb ...

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