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Meet the Nigerian beauty queen who was voted Sexiest Woman in Africa

Adaeze Obasi, top model and Miss Supranational 2016 has been voted the sexiest woman in Africa by reputable beauty organization, Global Beauty, who recently released their 2016/2017 list across the 7 continents. Adaeze was picked for Africa. Picking the 7 sexiest women Alive across the 7 continents was based on …

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Married and pregnant African girls have a right to education – HRW

On the occasion of the Day of the African Child – which fell on Friday June 16, 2017; international rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) called for an end to exclusion from school for married and pregnant girls across the continent. In a press release titled ‘Africa: Make Girls’ Access …

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Africa is on the move despite challenges – AU chair on AU Day

‘Africa Rising’ has become a term synonymous with the rapid growth being witnessed across Africa, a continent often referred to in the not too distant past as the ‘Dark Continent’. Whereas parts of the continent are indeed ‘rising’, there is no denying the fact that recent events like the unrest …

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Germany-Africa money transfers averages €1.2m annually

Sending money home for most African economic migrants is a must because family and friends back home need the funds for education,  health care etc. For others, it is to keep their businesses running or to execute projects – like buildings – that they are putting up back home. Remittances …

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Dr Tedros gets Dangote, AU chief’s final backing for WHO DG post

The Chairperson the African Union Commission (AUC) has issued the continent’s rallying push for Ethiopia’s former health and foreign affairs chief who is a front-runner to become Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO). In a tweet on Monday morning – May 22, 2017, AUC chair Moussa Faki Mahamat alluded …

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Chinese investment in Africa rises in first quarter of 2017

Trade between China and Africa has risen by a fifth in the first quarter of 2017, while China’s direct investment in Africa soared by 64 percent, the Chinese commerce ministry said on Thursday. Sun Jiwen, spokesman at the ministry outlined this recent rise is linked to China’s change in trade …

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