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Egyptian and Ghanaian win $100,000 AU prize for scientific excellence

Egyptian and Ghanaian win $100,000 AU prize for scientific excellence

Professors Felix Dapare Dakora and Ali Ali Hebeish of Ghana and Egypt respectively have been awarded the 2017 African Union Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Award. The two scientists were ...

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Morocco readmitted into the African Union after 32 years

Morocco readmitted into the African Union after 32 years

Morocco was readmitted into the African Union on Monday since it left in 1984 after the organisation’s recognition of the independence of Western Sahara. The readmission was appro ...

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Make the most of your retail business with these loyalty tips

Make the most of your retail business with these loyalty tips

While the retail line of business can be rewarding, it also comes with its fair share of tribulations. That’s why it’s important that business owners honestly evaluate their situa ...

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South African shoppers are in love with loyalty!

South African shoppers are in love with loyalty!

South Africans it seems are loyalty mad. Proof of this is that of six Africa/Middle East countries surveyed in Nielsen’s latest Global Retail Loyalty Survey, South Africa had the ...

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African Proverb of the Day 31/01/2017

African Proverb of the Day 31/01/2017

African Proverb of the Day Today's African Proverb: ...

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Fitch downgrades Nigeria’s long-term rating

Fitch downgrades Nigeria’s long-term rating

Ratings agency Fitch has downgraded the outlook on Nigeria’s long-term debt to B+ following concerns on the west African nation’s economic outlook. Nigeria is experiencing its wor ...

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28th AU summit kicks off – new Chair tops agenda

28th AU summit kicks off – new Chair tops agenda

The 28th ordinary summit of the African Union (AU) opens on Monday in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa. This year’s summit is under the theme “Harnessing Demographic Dividend throug ...

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VW surpasses Toyota in global sales race

VW surpasses Toyota in global sales race

Volkswagen (VW) sold more vehicles globally than Toyota in 2016, taking the crown as the world's largest carmaker for the first time, results showed on Monday. The Toyota group, w ...

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First edition of the NBO Film Festival – Kenya

First edition of the NBO Film Festival – Kenya

Kenya’s film industry has seen a revival in recent years as the first edition of the NBO Film Festival was opened last Thursday. The festival demonstrated its commitment to the Ke ...

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65th Miss Universe is Miss France

65th Miss Universe is Miss France

Miss France, Iris Mittenaere, 24, who said she hoped more countries would open up their borders for refugees, was crowned on Monday in the Philippines as the winner of the 65th Mi ...

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