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Africa needs to drive creative content to remain competitive – Experts

Business Day Online 13 Jun 2021
On the importance of the series, Moky Makura, executive director, Africa No Filter, said that African leaders need to have these important conversations about the issues that underpin the things that matter. Yofi Grant, chief executive officer, Ghana Investment Promotion Center ...
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Huffine Global Solutions partners Del-York International to execute projects in Nigeria

Business Day Online 13 Jun 2021
Huffine Global Solutions (HGS), a United States’ conglomerate, has entered into a collaborative partnership with Del-York International aimed at conceptualising and executing projects in Nigeria and across Africa ... around the world interested in doing business in Africa.
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Tensions between SA and UAE despite extradition signing

Independent online (SA) 12 Jun 2021
“We appreciate the position of South Africa regarding their need for information and it was necessary to reach the completion of the treaty procedures ... Then a political process would follow where the country’s executive would decide if they will surrender the suspects to South Africa for prosecution.
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Concerns over the pace of the extradition process to get the Guptas’s back in SA ...

Independent online (SA) 12 Jun 2021
National Director of Public Prosecutions Advocate Shamila Batohi, speaking at a press conference, yesterday, said even with these new developments, this did not necessarily mean the Guptas would be on the next flight to South Africa ... The country’s executive would decide if they will surrender the suspects to South Africa for prosecution.
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Media General announces exclusive partnership with EMY Africa Awards

B & FT Online 12 Jun 2021
Management of Ghana’s leading Media Company, Media General, on Monday, June 7, 2021 announced a partnership with EMY Africa, organisers of the prestigious Exclusive Men of the Year (EMY) Africa Awards ... Chief Executive Officer of EMY Africa Awards, Kojo Sobboh revealed the motivation for having an exclusive partnership with Media General.
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Two South African universities develop ‘promising’ Covid-19 vaccine that needs no cold chain storageThe trials, ...

Deccan Herald 12 Jun 2021
“He is a driving force in bringing together a new Pan-African, multi-national platform around vaccines and epidemic responses in Africa, by Africa, for Africa," said Prof Awie Kotzé, executive dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the NWU ... For Africa and the developing world, inequalities, poverty, and deprivation have worsened ... South Africa.
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South Africa finalizes treaty to extradite fugitives in UAE

Federal News Radio 12 Jun 2021
... in South Africa ... “We should not expect that the people of interest will board a plane to South Africa first thing tomorrow morning,” he said ... South Africa’s National Prosecuting Authority has approached Interpol to assist in the execution of arrest warrants for the Guptas.
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Meet Afolabi, founder of Green Africa, Nigeria’s most affordable carrier

Business Day Online 12 Jun 2021
Founded on 15 June 2015 by Afolabi, who serves as the chief executive officer, Green Africa describes itself as a low-cost carrier as it targets the low-income segment of the Nigerian economy that cannot afford the luxurious but expensive seats on the flights of other carriers ... Green Africa’s strategy is not new, at least not on the global scene.
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Covid jab tech helps fight malaria

Mail Guardian South Africa 12 Jun 2021
An estimated two-thirds of malaria deaths are among children under the age of five, most of them in Africa ... Says Sherwin Charles, chief executive of Goodbye Malaria, the largest NGO of its kind in South Africa ... South Africa has not subscribed to the highly successful insecticide-treated bed net covers, which last up to two years.
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State halts its R10bn long-term plan to fully treat acid mine water

Mail Guardian South Africa 12 Jun 2021
In 2018, South Africa’s water and sanitation master plan envisioned that, by 2040, treated acid mine water would make a “significant contribution” to the country’s water mix ... The problem of acid water from mines has a long history in South Africa too ... stories in South Africa.
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United States officially confirm they will bid for Rugby World Cup

Inside The Games 12 Jun 2021
Ross Young, the chief executive of USA Rugby, is a former general manager of the Rugby World Cup ... NEWS ... MORE INFO » https.//t.co/9g43af4D1d pic.twitter.com/QJUN2bJ9pS— USA Rugby (@USARugby) June 10, 2021 ... Brown has also worked as executive director of competitions for the 2006 and 2010 FIFA World Cup in Germany and South Africa, respectively ... .
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South Africa a step closer to extraditing the Guptas

Mail Guardian South Africa 11 Jun 2021
As South Africa and the United ... Lamola said South Africans should not expect “persons of interest” to board the first plane to South Africa as legal processes had to be followed and “the executive will have to make a decision whether to extradite or not, in terms of their laws”.
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ECA’s Songwe echoes Africa’s expectation from G7 summit

New Business Ethiopia 11 Jun 2021
Ahead of the G7 summit, Vera Songwe, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) conveyed the following three points, which capture Africa’s expectation from the G7 leaders ... nation, and keep the pledge he made to Africa.
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K Hospitality Corp forms JV with Chanrai Summit Group to open Domino's Pizza in Ghana

Yahoo Daily News 11 Jun 2021
Fire Foods Africa has already opened first two stores in downtown Accra in Osu and East Legon, Ghana ... Our new JV, Fire Foods Africa, will be expanding Domino's Pizza across Ghana, with a multi-million-dollar investment planned towards opening multiple stores over the next few years,” K Hospitality Corp Executive Director Karan Kapur said.
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S.Africa, UAE concluding treaty that could extradite Guptas

The New Arab 11 Jun 2021
They fled South Africa shortly after a judicial commission tasked with investigating allegations of fraud known as "state capture" started in 2018. Last week, South Africa's prosecuting authority said it had asked Interpol to help with the execution of arrest warrants against two of the brothers and their wives for fraud and money laundering.
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