Asanko Gold (AKG) Upgraded at Zacks

Asanko Gold (NYSE:AKG) was upgraded by Zacks from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Friday, MarketBeat reports. According to Zacks, “Asanko Gold Inc. is engaged in the exploration and development of gold deposits. The company’s projects consist of Esaase project and Asumura project in Ghana, West Africa. Asanko Gold Inc., formerly known as …

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Netflix Watch Out, ShowMax arrives in Africa

A newly-launched South African video-streaming service has the whole country abuzz as locals wait for Netflix to arrive. Called ShowMax, it could derail Netflix’s plans not only in South Africa but across the African continent. ShowMax is a new division of South African media giant Naspers, whose DStv satellite service is the continent’s dominant broadcaster with some 10.2-million customers across 50 …

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Dangote To Address Global Tech Start-ups

Africa’s richest man and chairman of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, will address a global audience at the 2015 edition of DEMO Africa on September 24-25, 2015, in Lagos, the chairman of the local organizing committee (LOC), Yele Okeremi, has confirmed. DEMO Africa is one of the flagship initiatives of LIONS@frica and aims to connect African startups to the global …

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