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African countries form coalition with U.S. to open Jerusalem embassy.

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A dozen African countries were present for the United States’ controversial relocation of its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the Isreali news portal Haaretz reported. The ceremony was held on Monday with adviser and daughter of president Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, in attendance. It comes about five …

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Russia 2018: an insight into the Pharaoh’s qualification.

Egyptian football has for long enjoyed prestigious status on the continent. Till date, the Pharaohs (men’s national team) are the record African Cup of Nation (AFCON) title holders with seven trophies. At the club level, Al Ahly and Zamalek especially have dominated the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League …

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Togo denies involvement in Bollore scandal.

Togolese has denied involvement with the accusations of corruption levelled against french transportation company Groupe Bollore. FOLLOW US  ON:  INSTAGRAM, LINKEDIN, YOUTUBE, TWITTER & FACEBOOK French authorities are looking into allegations that a unit of his company Groupe Bollore undercharged for work on behalf of presidential candidates in Guinea and Togo in return for port …

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Wars set in motion to stop bribing for contracts in Africa

A spectacular probe into French tycoon Vincent Bollore over suspected graft in Africa marks a rare exception among corporate titans doing business south of the Sahara. Bollore — charged on Wednesday over contracts to operate ports in Guinea and Togo — is by far the most prominent business leader to …

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Ghana named Africa’s best in 2018 World Press Freedom Index rating.

The West African nation of Ghana has the continent’s best atmosphere for media personnel, a report by the Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has said. The 2018 World Press Freedom Index published on Wednesday showed that Ghana dethroned Namibia who were tops in 2017. Ghana placed 23rd on the 180 country …

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Guinea tags Bollore port concession legal.

Bollore Group’s concession to build a container port in Guinea’s capital Conakry was in strict compliance with the law, a government spokesman said on Tuesday, reacting to news of a probe by French authorities into the group’s Africa operations. French billionaire Vincent Bollore, whose sprawling logistics empire is a corporate …

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