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Zambia is as bad as Zimbabwe now – Former Zimbabwe Finance Biti

  Here is an excerpt of what he wrote: The rule of law in Zimbabwe has long been considered broken. The same can now be said of our neighbour north of the Zambezi, Zambia. Zambia’s leadership seems intent on destroying the 50 years of work post-independence to build democracy by replicating actions we have routinely […]

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The Middle East Africa (MEA) region has become increasingly important for the majority of global Fortune 500 companies, according to a new report released by Infomineo, a global business research company specialising in Africa and the Middle East. The report focuses on multinationals looking at entering, or already present, in the Middle East and Africa region. […]

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The fearless Gambian human rights activist won New African Woman magazine’s Woman of the Year Award at the their Award ceremony that took place in Dakar last night. Fatoumatta Jallow-Tambajan was instrumental in galvanising the opposition that eventually beat long-term now exiled leader Yahya Jammeh. Held at a glitzy Gala Dinner at the Terrou-Bi hotel in […]

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Africa Finance Corporation issues US$500 million 7-Year Eurobond

Africa Finance Corporation (‘AFC’), a leading pan-African multilateral development finance institution and project developer, has issued a US$500 million 7 year Eurobond. The senior, unsecured Eurobond which carries a coupon of 3.875% was priced to yield 4.000% and matures in April 2024. The Eurobond received strong global interest, with an order book of US$2.4 billion, […]

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The Pan-African organization United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) organized on April 07, 2017 in Rabat (Morocco), a workshop on the access of local and regional authorities in Africa to climate finance. Only States are responsible for the negotiations and the resulting commitments in the fight against climate change under the United Nations Framework […]

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All Power Systems and Fusion Energy have formed Synthesis Power Holdings Pty Ltd, a strong partnership combining innovative finance, solid technical solutions, current knowledge and expertise in utility management to take advantage of the growth of solar rooftop energy market in South Africa. South Africa leads the way on the continent in renewable energy investment […]

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Leading global law firm, Hogan Lovells, will be the headline legal sponsor at AFC Live, the key industry infrastructure investment summit hosted by the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), that will take place in Abuja on the 15th and 16th May. A number of high level participants from both government and the private sector are expected to […]

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Big Brother Naija: Efe walks away with N25Million, new car

Big Brother Naija ​​edition ended Sunday April 9, 2017 with Efe Ejeba Micheal emerged as winner during a final show watched on Television by over 4 million people. Efe secured 57.61 per cent of votes to emerge winner of the 2017. The Warri-born up and coming rap artist beat Bisola, who became the 1st runner up […]

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Blast on Russian subway kills 10, injures 50

A bomb blast tore through a subway train deep under Russia’s second-largest city Monday, killing 11 people and wounding more than 40 in a chaotic scene that left victims sprawled on a smoky platform. Hours later, anguish and fear rose again when police found and defused a shrapnel-packed explosive device at another St. Petersburg station. […]

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Professor Graham, addressing the 4th UNI Africa Conference in Dakar, Senegal, warned of the danger of ‘parasitic capitalism’ where digital companies give little back to the places where they are embedded and platform workers are left to fend for themselves. UNI Global Union General Secretary Philip Jennings’ said research into the Future World of  Work […]

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