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Uganda’s attorney general endorses 7-year term for president, MPs

Uganda’s attorney general endorses 7-year term for president, MPs

Following President Museveni’s suggestion that African presidents and the countries they lead could benefit from having 7 year terms in office rather than 5, like the one in Uganda, the attorney gener ...

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Angola’s leader vows to fight corruption

Angola’s leader vows to fight corruption

Angola's President João Lourenço has vowed to recover money siphoned out of the oil-rich state, saying his campaign against corruption should not be seen as the "persecution" of wealthy families, the ...

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Selena Gomez celebrates Taylor Swift’s birthday

Selena Gomez celebrates Taylor Swift’s birthday

Selena Gomez posted a touching tribute to her close pal Taylor Swift in honour of her 28tth birthday. The Look What You Made Me Do singer turned 28 on Wednesday, and her special day didn't go unnotice ...

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Somaliland swears in new president

Somaliland swears in new president

The self-declared republic of Somaliland has sworn in its fifth president, Muse Bihi Abdi. There was excitement and optimism on social media as citizens relished the peaceful transition of power and w ...

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Three steps to an affordable holiday season

Three steps to an affordable holiday season

Planning your holiday early could ensure you have a first-class holiday that’s in line with your budget. The end of the year comes as a blessing and a curse; it’s the time when we need to recharge and ...

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Making Entrepreneurship Development work

Making Entrepreneurship Development work

The Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (MSME) sector is crucial to Africa’s growth, currently contributing more than 45% to employment and 33% to GDP (source: ADB). However, MSME’s in Africa fac ...

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Mohamed Salah named BBC African Footballer of the Year

Mohamed Salah named BBC African Footballer of the Year

Egyptian Mohamed Salah has been voted BBC African Footballer of the Year for 2017. Following a record number of votes, the Liverpool star won ahead of Gabon's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Guinean Naby K ...

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WorldRemit raises $40 million capital, targets 5 million customers in Africa

WorldRemit raises $40 million capital, targets 5 million customers in Africa

WorldRemit has raised $40 million to drive its next phase of global growth, aiming to serve 10 million customers connected to Nigeria and other emerging markets. As part of the expansion, WorldRemit w ...

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10 ways to void a financial hangover in 2018

10 ways to void a financial hangover in 2018

Most of us look forward to the end of the year to wind down, relax and enjoy quality time with family and friends, especially if it’s been a particularly tough year. It’s so easy to overspend during t ...

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What keeps a working mother satisfied and happy?

What keeps a working mother satisfied and happy?

The well-being of a working mother depends more on whether her own psychological needs are met or not, finds a study, challenging the popular belief that a new mother's happiness depends on the temper ...

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