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Spending Habits of Youth Consumers in Sub Sahara Africa

Youth consumers

Youth consumers in Sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) are very image conscious and are spending over 50% of their earnings on personal care items, this is according to a recent GeoPoll rapid survey carried out among youth between the ages of 18 to 35 in Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, and Uganda. In an article appearing on Africa.com on top ten trends …

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Sibton Switch Systems Limited Ventures Into Interoperability In Ghana

Sibton Switch Systems

Sibton Switch Systems Limited (SSSL); a wholly owned subsidiary of Sibton Communications Limited has revealed to TheAfricanDream.net that it will soon deploy transactional interoperability in Ghana, having won a contract to do so and the mandate of Ghana’s Central Bank. Interoperability from a financial perspective involves the ability of a computer system to run application programs from different vendors and to …

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South African Airways Salutes Ghana’s 60th Independence Day With Special $679 Sale Fare

In celebration of Ghana’s 60th independence anniversary, South African Airways (SAA), Africa’s most awarded airline, is offering a special sale fare of $679.00* round-trip (restrictions apply) from Washington Dulles International Airport in the USA to Accra, Ghana. Travel on this fare is applicable from February 20 to March 30, 2017, to allow travelers to spend the Independence Day holiday period …

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ICANN seeks increased support for DNS industry within Africa at its first ever 2day Regional Workshop held in Nairobi, capital of Kenya in January 2017

ICANN

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has called for increased support to the Domain Name System (DNS) industry within the African Continent at its first regional workshop organized by ICANN’s recently established Nairobi, Kenya. Göran Marby, president of ICANN reiterated the call at a two-day capacity building workshop held by ICANN in Nairobi, Kenya, stressing that the …

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Bays Lodge And Luxurious Apartments Calling Tourists/Travelers To Ghana

Bays Lodge

Bays Lodge and luxurious apartments offers you a modern exclusive experience at an unbeatable rate. This property is owned and run by KAYA Tours and conveniently located at the Nungua barrier right opposite the Junction Mall in Ghana’s capital city of Accra. It is a 20-minute drive from the Kotoka Internal Airport also in Accra. The rooms at Bays Lodge …

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Wiki Indaba Kickstarts in Accra, Ghana

The biannual regional conference of African Wikipedians ‘’Wiki Indaba’’ will begin in Accra, Ghana from the 20th – 22nd January 2017. This will be the second edition of the conference after the first edition was initiated and hosted by Wikimedia South Africa (WMZA). It was first held in Johannesburg South Africa from June 20th – 22nd 2014. In attendance were …

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Western Union Aida Diarra Chats With Afrikan Post & TheAfricanDream.net

Western Union

Afrikan Post Newspaper and TheAfricanDream.net had the opportunity of interacting with Aida Diarra; Regional Vice President (Africa) of Western Union (WU), a leader in global payment services as it celebrates 20 years of business with Africa. At a meeting in WU’s Washington DC offices in the USA, Aida gave a thorough insight into WU Operations in Africa as she spoke to …

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Ghana: Nana Akufo-Addo is sworn in as president

Nana Akufo-Addo has been sworn in as Ghana’s new president after beating John Mahama in last month’s election. Heads of state from across Africa and thousands of guests and dignitaries watched him take the oath of office at a ceremony in the capital, Accra. Mr. Akufo-Addo, a 72-year-old former human rights lawyer, promised free high school education and more factories. …

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Young Continent, Old Leaders: The Aging Face of African Governance

All 10 of the world’s nations with the youngest populations are in Africa, according to United Nations statistics, giving the continent a median age of just under 20 years-or, roughly half the estimated median age of the United States, (37.9 years according to CIA estimates). Yet, by latest count, at least eight African leaders have served in office for two …

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Nonprofit Cosmetic Surgery For Breast Cancer Survivors In West Africa

Cosmetic surgery

The Center For Cosmetic Surgery Ghana (CCSG) was set up in 2006 as a for-profit entity in Ghana by Dr. Kwasi A. Debra and his associates. Based on needs seen by Dr. Debra from patients that need cosmetic surgery treatment devoid of vanity, he has seriously been considering the establishment of a West Africa Nonprofit Cosmetic Surgery Unit for breast cancer …

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