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History of Africa: Tunisia's falconry festival

BBC Africa - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 10:13
Zeinab Badawi makes some new friends at a falconry festival in Tunisia.
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Ghana Airports Company records 13% decline in revenue

Joy FM News - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 09:08
Ghana Airports Company limited said it would be looking at some innovative ways to to help reduce its cost of operation and boost its revenues after recoding a 13% decline in its revenues last year.
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Hot Audio: We didn’t force Minister to grant our license – Exton MD

Joy FM News - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 07:08
Managing Director of Exton Cubic Group Limited says they did not coerce the former Minister of Lands and Natural Resources into granting it license to explore bauxite at Nyinahini.
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Star Microinsurance strategises to dominate market

Joy FM News - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 02:08
Star Microinsurance Services Limited, in a bid to take its rightful position as the dominant Microinsurance Company in Ghana, has held a two days Strategic session dubbed; “Business Growth Strategies” with Management and Non-Management Staff.
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South Africa's boxing grannies

BBC Africa - Sun, 08/27/2017 - 23:06
Old age won't discourage these South African grannies from becoming lean, mean, fighting machines.
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GSE cites 5 companies for possible delisting from bourse

Joy FM News - Sun, 08/27/2017 - 22:08
The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) has announced that five companies have been suspend from trading in shares effective from Monday, August 28, 2017.
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We didn’t force Minister to grant our license – Exton MD

Joy FM News - Sun, 08/27/2017 - 15:08
Exton Cubic Group Limited has said it did not coerce former Minister of Lands and Natural Resources into granting it a license to explore bauxite at Nyinahini.
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Ghana’s Seed Sector umbrella body, NASTAG launched

Joy FM News - Sun, 08/27/2017 - 08:08
The National Seed Trade Association Ghana (NASTAG), a consolidated apex private seed sector organisation of all seed value chain actors in Ghana has been launched in Accra.
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OmniBank launches 'Switch to Customer Delight' campaign

Joy FM News - Sun, 08/27/2017 - 08:08
Taking a giant leap to rethink customer service, OmniBank has rolled out an internal campaign dubbed “Switch to Customer Delight”.
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'I saw them die in the sea'

BBC Africa - Sat, 08/26/2017 - 23:35
Yaya Sangare lost his wife and sons as they tried to reach Europe but still fights for a better life.
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Nigeria striker Ibrahim joins Austria Vienna on loan

BBC Africa - Sat, 08/26/2017 - 11:46
Nigeria international forward Alhassan Ibrahim joins FK Austria Vienna on a season-long loan from Nigerian side FC Heart Academy.
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Seizure of equipment costing us $40,000 daily - Exton Cubic

Joy FM News - Sat, 08/26/2017 - 10:08
Lawyer for Exton Cubic Limited, Reindorf Twumasi Ankrah has served notice of a suit against the state over what he describes as the unlawful seizure of Ibrahim Mahama’s E&P vehicles and mining equipment.
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Mary Harper: Angola's familiar faces

BBC Africa - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 23:59
President Jose Eduardo dos Santos is expected to maintain his influence after leaving office.
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Somalia's age of cool

BBC Africa - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 23:53
The recent rediscovery of more than 10,000 recordings has tantalised enthusiasts.
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International food fight

BBC Africa - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 23:34
The international food fight about which nation has the tastiest recipe
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1 district, 1 factory arrives; Akufo-Addo to drive massive industrialization

Joy FM News - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 18:08
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has launched his government’s one district, one factory project, promising to drive industrialization across the country.
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Liberia: HIV Cases Increase

Allafrica.com - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 18:02
[National Aids Commission] Monrovia/Friday, August 25, 2017/NAC: With the national HIV prevalence at 2.1%, the National AIDS Commission of Liberia has reported an increase in the number of persons living with HIV in Liberia from about 33,000 persons to 43,200 persons. According to the National AIDS Commission, the new figure represents Spectrum 2017 Estimates finalized and published by the National AIDS Control Program of the Ministry of Health. Spectrum is a UNAIDS software that estimates different HIV indicators within the country
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