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The South London barber shop launching Afrobeats stars

BBC Africa - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 20:18
Hairdresser Nikky Okyere does more than style hair.
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Busy Ghana Limited sold to new investor

Joy FM News - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 20:02
The Afrimax Group has successfully completed the sale of its 84.51 percent shares in Busy Ghana Limited to AI Technologies Limited, a company incorporated in Ghana.
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Nigerian fake lawyer practised for 15 years in Lagos

BBC Africa - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 18:16
A man pretending to be a solicitor for 15 years is charged for impersonation, police say.
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Somali President Mohamed 'ready to fight al-Shabab'

BBC Africa - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 17:57
Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed tells the BBC that Somalia is on course to defeat the Islamist group
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Ugandans suspended over 'refugee scam'

BBC Africa - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 17:56
In 2016, Uganda registered more refugees than any other country, mostly coming from South Sudan.
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Riyad Mahrez: Leicester winger criticises 'untrue assumptions' about absence

BBC Africa - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 17:18
Riyad Mahrez defends himself from "untrue assumptions" about his absence from Leicester following a failed move to Manchester City.
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Ghana is a serious place to do business – President of Dubai-based conglomerate

Joy FM News - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 17:02
The founder President of the Dubai-based global conglomerate, the Thumbay Group, has lauded the government’s approach to the establishment and growth of private sector businesses.
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South Africa's 'Doom Pastor' found guilty of assault

BBC Africa - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 16:12
The "Doom Pastor", who said the spray had healing powers, is convicted of assault in South Africa.
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Jay Rodriguez: West Brom boss Alan Pardew 'worried' about striker's alleged racial abuse charge

BBC Africa - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 15:48
Jay Rodriguez's future prospects and reputation could be harmed by the charge of alleged racial abuse he faces, says Alan Pardew.
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Ofori-Atta leads gov't delegation on non-deal roadshow to Asia

Joy FM News - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 15:02
The Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta will lead a government delegation on a study tour of the financial sector of Hong Kong and Singapore from February 9-14, 2018.
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Why Marvel's Black Panther is no ordinary superhero movie

BBC Africa - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 14:23
The cast of the newest Marvel Studios film explain why it's a superhero movie with a difference.
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Immigrants in South Africa weave their way to success

BBC Africa - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:51
Street hairdressing is a popular occupation for many immigrants in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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Winter Olympics 2018: A guide to Africans competing

BBC Africa - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:00
An interactive guide to the record number of Africans competing at Pyeongchang 2018.
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BEIGE begins nationwide campaign to reverse poor pension planning culture

Joy FM News - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 08:02
Finance powerhouse, BEIGE, has launched a tier-3 personal pension scheme aimed at securing financial independence for subscribers during retirement.
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Black Panther premiere: Stars and fans wear African attire

BBC Africa - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 07:28
Celebrities and fans wore traditional African dress for the European premiere of Black Panther.
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Ghana sells ¢1.99 bn worth of 5-year local bonds at 16.5%

Joy FM News - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 07:02
Ghana sold 1.99 billion cedis worth of a fresh five-year domestic bond on Thursday and the major commodity exporter will pay a yield of 16.5 percent, joint transaction arrangers said.
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Ishaq Khalid meets a man who shares his home with 28 refugees

BBC Africa - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:31
Frank Okoro, a school teacher and father of four, has opened his home to 28 traumatised refugees.
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Africa's week in pictures: 2 - 8 February 2018

BBC Africa - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:07
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
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Andre Ayew: Father Abedi Pele suggested I rejoin Swansea City

BBC Africa - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 22:30
Andre Ayew says his father, legendary former Ghana and Marseille player Abedi Pele, helped persuade him to rejoin Swansea City.
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Rodriguez charged for 'racist abuse' of Bong

BBC Africa - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 18:50
West Brom striker Jay Rodriguez says he is "in disbelief" about being charged with allegedly racially abusing Brighton defender Gaetan Bong.
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