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Jacob Zuma, South Africa's president, suffers double court blow

BBC Africa - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 15:53
The president loses two cases, and is forced to set up a corruption inquiry and pay legal fees.
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2018 African Confederation Cup draw held

BBC Africa - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 15:50
The draw for Africa's second tier club competition the Confederation Cup is held with 2017 runners-up SuperSport United given a bye.
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Mohamed Salah texted me over goal-scoring worries, says Didier Drogba

BBC Africa - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 15:37
Didier Drogba told Mohamed Salah he just needed time and confidence for the goals to come.
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Don't touch Second BoG Governor - Minority cautions gov't

Joy FM News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 15:12
The Minority in parliament has demanded that government halts the process to get the Second Deputy Governor of the Central Bank out of office.
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Emirates appoints new Country Manager

Joy FM News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 15:12
Emirates Airlines has announced the appointment of a new Country Manager for Ghana, Cathy Wesley.
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Airtel to sell Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania units citing sustained losses

Joy FM News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 14:12
Bharti Airtel, the parent company of Airtel Africa has finally announced its in the process of exiting Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania markets.
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Adenta residents to enjoy Aayalolo services from 2018

Joy FM News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 14:12
Adenta to start enjoying the Aayalolo bus service as management of the company inaugurates a 17-member board to regulate public transport in Accra.
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African Champions League draw completed

BBC Africa - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 13:38
The draw for the 2018 African Champions League is completed with title-holders Wydad Casablanca being given a bye into the second round.
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Change in dates for Caf club competitions will begin in 2018

BBC Africa - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:17
The Confederation of African Football outlines how the dates for its club competitions will begin to change in 2018.
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Translight Solar Limited awarded Most Innovative Energy Company in 2017

Joy FM News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:12
Translight Solar Limited was recognized as the most Innovative Energy Company in 2017 at the Ghana Energy Awards beating out the three other nominees in the category.
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Rigworld Group sweeps Awards at 2017 GOGA night

Joy FM News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:12
The 4th GOGA ceremony has been held once again to recognise achievements of individuals, local and international companies who have distinguished themselves in Ghana's oil and gas sector.
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Nigeria:Buhari in Paris, Advocates Restructuring of Nigerian Economy Through Technology

Allafrica.com - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:47
[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Paris, France, said some fundamental restructuring of Nigerian economy was required in the drive to address climate change in the country.
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Nigeria:Stakeholders Accuse CBN, NAICOM, Others of Violation of NHF Act

Allafrica.com - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:45
[This Day] Abuja -The Managing Director/Chief Executive, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Mr. Ahmed Musa Dangiwa, on Tuesday accused the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) of violating the National Housing Fund (NHF) Act by failing to remit about N1.6 trillion to the fund as at 2016.
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Nigeria:IMF Harps On Economic Diversification for Nigeria, Others

Allafrica.com - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:39
[This Day] The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde on Tuesday stressed the need for Nigeria and other African countries to ensure that they diversify their economies in other to be able to withstand shocks.
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Nigeria:Lessons of Recession'll Help Nigerians Manage Boom - Okowa

Allafrica.com - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:27
[Vanguard] Asaba -GOVERNOR Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, yesterday, expressed optimism that the lessons of the economic recession experienced in Nigeria will enable the people manage their resources efficiently in the period of boom.
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Nigeria:Troops Warned Against Selling Out to Boko Haram

Allafrica.com - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:27
[CAJ News] Abuja -THE Nigerian government has warned disgruntled soldiers from collaborating with agents allegedly bent on compromising the fight against the Boko Haram terror group.
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Nigeria:Fuji Czar, K1 Loses Daughter, Wasilat in Canada

Allafrica.com - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:26
[Vanguard] Nigeria's Fuji maestro, King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal's daughter Wasilat was reported to have died in the early hour on Tuesday at the age of 34.
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Ghana:Zimbabwean Munhuwani New Allianz Ghana CEO

Allafrica.com - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:24
[CAJ News] Accra -ALLIANZ Group, the global insurance and asset management firm, has appointed Zimbabwean Darlington Munhuwani as its Chief Executive Officer for Ghana.
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Nigeria:Rural Women Call for Stoppage of FGM, Sexual Harassment, Equality of Women in Ebonyi

Allafrica.com - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:24
[Vanguard] Abakaliki -NO fewer than 100 women drawn from communities in the three senatorial zones of the state, Ebonyi South, Ebonyi North and Ebonyi Central, yesterday, called for the stoppage of harmful practices such as female genital mutilation and cutting, FGM/C, sexual harassment against women and protection of the rights, equality of women in politics and the society at large.
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Liberia:'Encourage Girls to Pursue Careers in ICT'

Allafrica.com - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:22
[Observer] The Founder and CEO of the Women's Information Communication Technology, Incorporated (WICT), Asatta Gborlee, has said that women's empowerment is one of the key factors that will be responsible for the growth and development of Liberia.
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