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Mothupi Kgopa 2018 book teaching young Africans early money management skills

Mothupi Kgopa

Best-selling South African author Mothupi Kgopa is out with a new book titled ‘African Wealth: Little Money Bird‘. The book’s objective is to assist parents to teach their children money management from an early age. Kgopa’s new book seeks to get parents on the continent to lead the new revolution of raising financially literate children. As recounted in the book: …

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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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African-American Tahira Muhammad relishes getting Ghanaian citizenship

Ghana’s seat of government — Jubilee House — played host to one of the biggest ceremonies as part of activities commemorating the 2019 Year of Return, the Jubilee House event saw 126 African-Americans and Afro-Caribbeans receive Ghanaian citizenship. This happens a little over a year after the official August 2018 launch of the Year of Return by Ghana. Tahira Muhammad …

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Nigerian startup wins Jack Ma’s African Netpreneur prize

LifeBank, a Nigerian medical distribution startup founded by Mrs Temie Giwa-Tubosun has emerged the winner of the inaugural African Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) held on Saturday during the ‘Africa Business Heroes Show’ in Accra. The startup founded in 2015, beat 10 other startups from across Africa to win a $250,000 stake of a total $1million prize at stake for the …

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African businesses eye UAE for growth, development

Africa has turned into every investor’s favourite investment destination as innovation and growth get embedded deep in the economy. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) being strategically located facilitates the same for the businesses to look forward for opportunities and development. African businesses are keen to start their operations in the UAE and Dubai becomes most sought after as preparations for …

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A “Go Back to Africa” media campaign uses AI to boost African American tourism

“Go Back to Africa”, a racist put down long used against African-Americans, Africans, and other black people in North America and Europe has been getting a social media makeover. Black & Abroad, an Atlanta-based lifestyle and travel company targeting black travelers, is reclaiming the derogatory statement with a new tourism campaign encouraging African-Americans to indeed go back to Africa. Revellers enjoy New Year’s …

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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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African undercover journalists work with police to expose wrongdoings

JOHANNESBURG—Just as Rosemary Nwaebuni lay down on a makeshift operating table in the back of a Nigerian bar for an illegal abortion, police burst in to arrest the unlicensed doctor. Ms. Nwaebuni, who is in her early 40s, wasn’t pregnant; she is a journalist had called the police herself. These types of stings, which she and her crew staged multiple …

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Young poet speaks on his art and The African Dream

Oppong Clifford Benjamin is a poet who calls himself a proud citizen of the African Continent, he is originally from a village called Prestea in the Western Region of Ghana. Oppong has been writing poetry since age 14 and his work has been noticed by other seasoned and young poets across Africa in countries like South Africa and Nigeria.‘ I first …

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