Christopher Sam

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Cameroon: Seventh child dies after shooting attack on school

A 12-year-old girl died on Sunday from wounds sustained when gunmen stormed a school in the South West Region of Cameroon on Saturday and opened fire on the children, taking the death toll to seven with 12 injured. The attack on the school, in the region where separatist insurgents have been battling government forces since 2017, has drawn widespread condemnation and is …

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Opposition in Seychelles wins presidential poll after 43 years

The opposition in the Seychelles has won the country’s presidential election for the first time since 1977. Wavel Ramkalawan, an Anglican priest defeated incumbent President Danny Faure who has been in power since 2016 by 54.9% to 43.5%. Seychelles is a former British colony which became independent in 1976. President Faure’s United Party seized power in a coup in 1977 …

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New music alert: “A CRY FROM AFRICA”

A CRY FROM AFRICA

The delivery of ‘A Cry From Africa’ is a phenomenal physical interpretation of the power of Africans uniting to deliver a common purpose. Breaking through COVID-19 barriers, to achieve the outcome this project was coordinated by producer and artists digitally cross countries. Gustav Smythe a seasoned producer and musician based in Zimbabwe, deeply moved by events leading to highly publicized …

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Key observations about AFCFTA and AFCFTA secretariat

Ghana handed over the AFcfta secretariat building to the African union commission couple of months ago at a colourful ceremony which received the president of Ghana, his Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo, chairperson of African union commission, Secretary General Afcfta secretariat The Rules of Origin The African continental free trade cannot be operational without the RoO ready. As at …

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Ghana is ready for AfCFTA – Trade Minister

The Minister for Trade and Industry, Alan Kyerematen has given assurances that given the structures in place, Ghana is ready to take advantage of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). According to him, government has rolled out the necessary structures capable of facilitating the take-off in January next year. “I say we are ready on two grounds. First, we …

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Samsung becomes top five in Interbrand’s Best Global Brands 2020

Samsung has announced that it has become number five in the Best Global Brands 2020 list announced by Interbrand, a global brand consulting company, with its largest-ever brand value of USD 62.3 billion. Despite the challenging business environment brought on global companies by COVID-19 in 2020, Samsung saw a 2% rise in brand value from USD 61.1 billion in 2019 …

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AU, Ecowas condemn violence in Nigeria and call for dialogue

The African Union has now “condemned” the violence that has characterized ongoing protests against police brutality in Nigeria. Rights group Amnesty International has said that at least 12 people were killed by soldiers and police in Lagos on Tuesday. At least 49 people have been reported dead just on Tuesday the protests against brutalities across Nigeria turned bloody. The #EndSARS …

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Gambia reopens its borders after closure over Covid-19

The government of The Gambia has announced that borders have now been reopened after a six-month lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The country’s Banjul airport will however remain closed till October 31 due to construction work. The announcement on Friday is part of efforts to re-open the country’s economy and return life to normalcy. A statement from the government …

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Ghana’s Prempeh College wins 2020 Robofest World Championship

A team from Prempeh College has snatched a Robofest World Championship win for the second time in a row. The team, MikoGolf, took the first position at the 2020 event after beating teams from Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Canada and the USA. MikoGolf on Saturday impressed judges with their robot during the Senior Division Golf Bowl competition. Two …

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