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Dotun Adebayo, Ronke Apampa, Petra & Jason become new management team for BEN TV

BEN Television, Europe’s first black-interest television channel, has moved into a brand new ultra-modern purpose-built studio complex in a prestigious location in the heart of London, the UK capital. Announcing the move, BEN Chairman, Alistair Soyode unveiled his new management team that will steer the company through this new phase in its development. …

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Johnson-Sirleaf advocates good governance, democracy, more female leaders in Africa

Former Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf  has advocated good governance, democracy and more female leaders in Africa, saying elections do not make a democracy but countries should look at all the barriers to competitions before an election starts. Johnson-Sirleaf  made the call on Friday while receiving the five million dollars of …

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies; Africa has lost a courageous woman – President Buhari; Women activists mourn

  Madikizela-Mandela died peacefully surrounded by her family following a long illness that had kept her in and out of hospital since the start of the year, Victor Dlamini said in a statement. “She fought valiantly against the apartheid state and sacrificed her life for the freedom of the country,” …

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Sierra Leone High Court vacates interim injunction on Tuesday’s presidential run-off

By Emmanuel Oloniruha   A High Court sitting in Freetown, Sierra Leone, has vacated its earlier interim injunction restraining the National Electoral Commission (NEC) and its Chief Electoral Commissioner from conducting the Tuesday’s presidential run-off election in the country. The Court, presided over by Justice A. R. Mansaray J., vacated …

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More Nigerians return from Libya

By Adekunle Williams and Solomon Asowata The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Wednesday received another batch of 152 Nigerians who returned from Libya. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the returnees arrived at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at 9.05pm. They returned …

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Nwankwo speaks at London Stock Exchange meeting; Advises African countries on economic transformation through debt financing

Wale Suleiman The immediate past Director General of the Debt Management Office, DMO, in Nigeria, Dr Abraham Nwankwo, has admonished African leaders to initiate robust macroeconomic, transformation plans to drive debt-financed sustainable economic growth and prosperity. Speaking on the topic “Shaping Africa’s Debt Financing Strategy: Removing Some Mental Cobwebs”, at …

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