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Millions At Risk After Toxins Found In Harare Water Supply, Study Finds

Millions At Risk After Toxins Found In Harare Water Supply, Study Finds

Zimbabwe 2020-01-24

Water being pumped to millions of residents in Zimbabwe’s capital city came from reservoirs contaminated by dangerous toxins, according to a report seen by the Guardian.
 
A study conducted by South African company Nanotech Water...

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Ghana's Gfa President Warns On Hooliganism At Match Centers

Ghana's Gfa President Warns On Hooliganism At Match Centers

Ghana 2020-01-24

Mr Kurt Okraku, President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), has said Sunday's Super Clash between Accra Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko will be used as a tool to preach against hooliganism and to promote the...

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2nd Annual Digital Banking Summit - Innovation & Excellence Awards 2020 To Be Held In Lagos, Nigeria

2nd Annual Digital Banking Summit - Innovation & Excellence Awards 2020 To Be Held In Lagos, Nigeria

Nigeria 2020-01-23

The 2nd Annual Digital Banking Summit (DBS) organized by the International Center for Strategic Alliances is an event that is held annually with an aim to help banks in Africa embrace digital capabilities in order to revolutionize and...

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2022 World Cup: Cameroon To Meet Ivory Coast, Ghana Faces South Africa

2022 World Cup: Cameroon To Meet Ivory Coast, Ghana Faces South Africa

Ghana 2020-01-22

Either Cameroon or Ivory Coast will miss out on the 2022 World Cup in Qatar after the teams were drawn against each other in the second round of African qualifying.

Cameroon's Indomitable Lions have represented Africa at a record seven World...

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Libya Considering Chan Invite

Libya Considering Chan Invite

Ghana 2020-01-22

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has invited Libya to take part in the upcoming African Nations Championship (CHAN) finals in Cameroon.

Caf are looking for a team to replace Tunisia, who have withdrawn from the tournament for locally-based players because...

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G E K Media Communication Launches Road Safety Campaign In Ghana

G E K Media Communication Launches Road Safety Campaign In Ghana

Ghana 2020-01-21

In the light of the recent road accident that occurred on a busy high way in Ghana which claimed thirty four lives, GEK Media Communication has launched a road safety campaign to promote careful driving to minimize drastically...

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Our Quest For Ghana Beyond Aid On Course

Our Quest For Ghana Beyond Aid On Course

Ghana 2020-01-20

Mr Charles Adu Boahen, a Deputy Minister for Finance, said government's quest to take Ghana out of the aid dependency syndrome was on course.

Speaking at the plenary session of the maiden edition of the Results Fair...

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Afcon Switch To January Is 'catastrophe' For Liverpool - Klopp

Afcon Switch To January Is 'catastrophe' For Liverpool - Klopp

Ghana 2020-01-18

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says moving the Africa Cup of Nations back to January "is, for us, a catastrophe."

The 2021 tournament has been moved from the summer because of "unfavourable" weather in host country Cameroon.

And the Reds face losing Senegal...

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Ghana Police Suspend Officer After Fan Shot With Rubber Bullet

Ghana Police Suspend Officer After Fan Shot With Rubber Bullet

Ghana 2020-01-14

The Ghana Police Service has suspended one of its officers pending an investigation into violence at football game on Sunday that left one fan with an injury from a rubber bullet.

Ghana's Football Association (GFA) has also condemned the violence and...

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Orange Moves Regional Hq To Africa

Orange Moves Regional Hq To Africa

2020-01-14

Telecoms giant Orange confirmed its ambitions to expand its operations in Africa by opening a regional headquarters in Morocco on Wednesday. The firm’s Middle East and Africa (MEA) activities were previously run out of Paris, but will now operate exclusively...

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Brand Africa Depends On More Than Just Governments

Brand Africa Depends On More Than Just Governments

2020-01-14

Africa is still perceived as high risk by many investors from the developed world, so what can Africans do to create a more positive image of the continent? Dianna Games seeks out some some solutions.

Is the notion of Africa being...

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Bua Cement Debuts In Lagos In $3.3 Billion Listing

Bua Cement Debuts In Lagos In $3.3 Billion Listing

Nigeria 2020-01-14

West Africa’s second largest cement company, BUA Cement listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange with a market capitalization of 1.2trn Naira ($3.3bn) on Thursday. The listing concluded the merger of two of BUA’s cement entities, the Cement Company of Northern...

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Akon Targets Senegal's Tourism In Latest African Project

Akon Targets Senegal's Tourism In Latest African Project

Senegal 2020-01-12

Tourism is the latest sector that Senegalese-American singer and songwriter Akon has identified as a potential area of investment on the African continent.

Best known for his R&B hits such as “Locked Up” and “Smack That,” the singer whose real name...

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Ghana Vodafone Customers Can Now Order Uber Without Data

Ghana Vodafone Customers Can Now Order Uber Without Data

Ghana 2019-12-26

Vodafone Ghana as part of efforts to appreciate customers in the Christmas season, has partnered Uber to enable customers to request for service without data charges.

Vodafone Ghana has zero-rated the Uber mobile app for its customers, which means that they...

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Ghana Bethel Heights Hotel  Staff Awards And Launching Of Friday African Wear

Ghana Bethel Heights Hotel Staff Awards And Launching Of Friday African Wear

Ghana 2019-12-24

The Bethel Heights Hotel organized a brief ceremony at the Christiana Ama Adu Hall on Tuesday 10th December 2019.

The purpose was to award the longest serving and dedicated staff in the person of Ms. Rachel Badu and the most hardworking...

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Ghana News: Be Conscious Of The Products You Consume This Yuletide- Fda

Ghana News: Be Conscious Of The Products You Consume This Yuletide- Fda

Ghana 2019-12-17

The Ghana food and Drug Authority (FDA) has cautioned the public to be conscious of the kind of foods and other products they buy as the yuletide approaches.

Mr Seth Seaneke, Head of Drug Division FDA, said this at the Graphic...

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Visa, Mfs Africa Partner To Expand Digital Payments Ecosystem Across Africa

Visa, Mfs Africa Partner To Expand Digital Payments Ecosystem Across Africa

2019-12-17

Visa and the pan-African fin-tech leader MFS Africa have announced a partnership that will help bridge the gap between the rapidly growing mobile money ecosystem in Africa and the world of online digital payments, significantly expanding Visa’s reach and its...

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Omar Al-bashir: Sudan Ex-leader Sentenced For Corruption

Omar Al-bashir: Sudan Ex-leader Sentenced For Corruption

2019-12-16

Sudan's ex-president Omar al-Bashir has been sentenced to two years in a social reform facility for corruption.
The judge told the court that, under Sudanese law, people over the age of 70 cannot serve jail terms. Bashir is 75.

Bashir also...

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