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Daily Archives: June 27, 2016

21 Africans receive Queen Elizabeth’s ‘Young Leaders Award’

21 Africans receive Queen Elizabeth’s ‘Young Leaders Award’

A total of 21 young Africans were awarded by Queen Elizabeth II as part of the second edition of the Queen’s Young Leaders Award. They joined 60 other exceptional young leaders fr ...

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Somalia: Al-Shabaab kills 15 including minister

Somalia: Al-Shabaab kills 15 including minister

At least 15 people were killed and another 20 wounded in a coordinated assault on Nasa Hablod hotel in Somalia's capital. A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at ...

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Coca-Cola opens top EKOCENTER site in Rwanda

Coca-Cola opens top EKOCENTER site in Rwanda

Coca-cola opened a top EKOCENTER site in Rwanda. This follows a promise by Coca-cola Chairman and CEO Muhtar Kent after President Paul Kagame had visited Coca-cola’s Atlanta headq ...

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MTN launches 4G service in Ghana

MTN launches 4G service in Ghana

Ghana’s leading telecommunications service provider, MTN, has launched its 4G LTE services commercially in all 10 regions of Ghana. This is approximately six months after MTN acqu ...

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Lionel Messi retires from international football

Lionel Messi retires from international football

Lionel Messi has said that he is to retire from international soccer after Argentina were beaten 4-2 by Chile in a penalty shootout in the Copa America final on Sunday, the fourth ...

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Chile wins Copa America Centenario

Chile wins Copa America Centenario

It was a carbon copy of 2015 Copa America final, also won by Chile on penalties after a goalless draw. The defeat also ensured Argentina's 23-year wait for a major title continued ...

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BET Awards 2016 winners: Beyonce, Drake, Black Coffee and more

BET Awards 2016 winners: Beyonce, Drake, Black Coffee and more

The 2016 BET Awards at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, honoured the best in music, television, movies and sports from the past year. Hosted for the second year in a row by c ...

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Small firms can provide jobs, but big firms are the key to economic growth in Africa

Small firms can provide jobs, but big firms are the key to economic growth in Africa

Almost all developing countries have policies to promote small and medium-sized firms. The reasons for this choice are clear. Small firms appear to create lots of job with relativ ...

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African exporters face choppy waters in the wake of Brexit

African exporters face choppy waters in the wake of Brexit

One would certainly be forgiven if, like us, you found yourself doing a double take at the news that Britain’s public voted in favour of leaving the EU. This is because shortly be ...

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Startup corner: Different types of business models

Startup corner: Different types of business models

Businesses need to select the right business model to ensure that they are able to be profitable. Business models focus on a different business aspects, depending on the operation ...

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