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EU blacklists Botswana, Ghana, Mauritius, Zimbabwe over money-laundering

The European Union has blacklisted four African countries over money-laundering concerns as it says their financial transactions require further scrutiny. Botswana, Ghana, Mauritius and Zimbabwe were part of 12 countries placed on the EU’s blacklist. The other countries blacklisted are Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Panama, Cambodia, Mongolia and Myanmar. But the blacklisting will have to be approved by the European parliament …

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WHO warns Covid-19 could kill 190k people in Africa if measures fail

The World Health Organization has estimated that the coronavirus could kill between 83,000 and 190,000 people in Africa if containment measures fail in the first year of the pandemic. It also warned that between 29 million and 44 million could also be infected in the first year. WHO Africa head Matshidiso Moeti told reporters in a teleconference that these projections were made …

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The problem with predicting coronavirus apocalypse in Africa

In an April 10 interview with CNN, American philanthropist Melinda Gates expressed her belief that the coronavirus pandemic will have the worst impact in the developing world. She said she foresees bodies lying around in the street of African countries. A day later, it was announced that the United States, where Gates is from, had surpassed Italy in terms of the …

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South Africa Moves Forward With New National Airline

The decision for South Africa to get a new national carrier was made official on 1st May by the country’s Department of Public Enterprises. The goal is to have a financially viable and competitive airline for the country, post-COVID-19. South Africa will see a new flag carrier rise from SAA’s ashes. Photo: Laurent ERRERA via Wikimedia Commons Is a new flag carrier …

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Power of “The Return Baptism” done at Assin Manso Slave River in Ghana

Please know, the Ministry of the Future (MOF) has played an important role in awakening the Ghana government; that is, Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), to the historical and Prophetical significance of the African Diaspora Burial Site and Slave River at Assin Manso in the Central Region of Ghana. According to Dr. Maulana of the MOF, The ‘Year of Return’ 2019 …

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Drolor Bosso Adamtey I opens up to TheAfricanDream.net in a candid interview

When TheAfricanDream.net asked Drolor Bosso Adamtey I (the first) about his source of inspiration when beginning his work, he responded: “The words and actions of my parents; pointing me to the future greatly inspired me. Additionally, I am inspired when I see the vulnerable population, especially those marginalized and poor being denied their fundamental human rights.”  Drolor Bosso Adamtey I, …

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Malawi 2020 Presidential Elections to hold amid covid-19

Malawi national coat of arms Presidential elections set to hold amid covid-19 according to the courts of the Republic of Malawi come July 2020. Malawi is a landlocked country in Southeastern Africa that was formerly known as Nyasaland. It is bordered by Zambia to the west, Tanzania to the north and northeast, and Mozambique surrounding on the east, south, and …

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Avani and Challenging Heights win 2020 Juliette Gimon Courage Awards

Global Fund for Children announces the winners of its 2020 Juliette Gimon Courage Awards today, recognizing innovative grassroots organizations Avani in India and Challenging Heights in Ghana for work to advance children’s rights despite extreme challenges. On opposite sides of the world, both winning organizations are led by survivors of forced child labor and modern slavery, who have dedicated their careers to protecting other young people …

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Embassy of Ghana in US collaborates with Sonnie Badu for virtual concert

The Embassy of Ghana in the US has collaborated with UK-based Ghanaian Gospel singer, Sonnie Badu, to organize a virtual concert for Ghanaians. Sonnie Badu (PhD) in photo courtesy Rock Hill Church Sonnie will be joined by a host of other celebrated acts from the Ghana gospel circles like Joe Mettle at the concert dubbed “Ghana Unites Against Covid-19” which will be …

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Coronavirus: Italy’s PM outlines lockdown easing measures

Italy has outlined plans to ease the strict restrictions it imposed seven weeks ago to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said the measures would be relaxed from 4 May, with people being allowed to visit their relatives in small numbers. Parks, factories and building sites will reopen, but schools will not restart classes until September. …

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