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October 21, 2017 2:50 AM Africapitalism And Amazing Tony Elumelu

And one of such people is Tony Elumelu, the self appointed champion of AFRICAPITALISM -Afrocentric entrepreneurship aimed at stimulating economic growth towards the elimination of poverty in the continent of Africa. The banker turned entrepreneur through his HEIRS holding-a diversified conglomerate, has in the past three years been leveraging on his philanthropic 3

October 20, 2017 9:38 PM Ethiopia urges protests to be peaceful and legal

Renewed protests in Ethiopia’s central Oromia regional state should be peaceful and legal, an Ethiopian official said on Thursday. Speaking to Xinhua, Negeri Lencho, Minister of Ethiopia Government Communication Affairs Office (GCAO) said protesters should seek to peacefully express their opinions as guaranteed by Ethiopia’s constitution. “The Ethiopian 2

October 7, 2017 10:09 AM Faust in Modern Ethiopia

In 1974, Haile Selassie, the absolute monarch was told that he had to abdicate; he was then led into a Volkswagen car out of his old palace. The monarch accepted his fate and was noted to have said, “If it is God’s will…” Like all the emperors of past Ethiopia, he was not only a ruler but head of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. His subjects in the rural 6

September 17, 2017 8:00 AM Ethiopia sending troops to region of deadly ethnic clashes

Addis Ababa - Ethiopia's government said on Friday it is sending troops to a region where deadly clashes have broken out between Oromo and Somali ethnic groups. Somali regional officials say more than 50 people were killed in an attack against ethnic Somalis in the Oromia town of Aweday on Tuesday. Oromia regional officials say 18 were killed 6

September 13, 2017 1:48 PM One family has ruled Togo for 50 years. Huge protests are shaking their grip on power

Barely a soul in Togo has known life under the rule of anyone but Faure Gnassingbé and his father, Gnassingbé Eyadéma. The elder took control of the small West African nation in a 1967 coup. Half a century has passed. Ninety percent of Togo's population is younger than 50. In Togo, life expectancy is still shockingly low. In 38 years of misrule, Eyadéma 8

September 11, 2017 12:06 AM Togo latest country to lose web access as regimes increasingly shut down Internet to control protests

After 50 years of repressive rule by the same family, the people of Togo rebelled. More than 100,000 protesters filled the streets of the small West African nation this month. The regime responded with a strong-arm tactic that has become increasingly popular among the world's autocracies: It shut down the Internet, making it almost impossible for its opponents 7

September 5, 2017 2:54 AM Teddy Afro’s “Ethiopia” Album Launch Blocked, Pop Star Says It’s ‘Ridiculous’ at Tadias Magazine

Authorities in Ethiopia have stopped singer Tewodros Kassahun, popularly known as Teddy Afro, from launching his much-acclaimed album, Ethiopia. A BBC reporter says federal police showed up at the hotel in Addis Ababa hours before the party and stopped Teddy’s sound team from setting up. His manager told the BBC that they are yet to get official reasons 10

September 3, 2017 4:35 AM I fear that Nigeria will break up — Awolowo’s associate, Akintoye

I was born in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State in 1935. My father, Chief James Akintoye, was the Osolo of Ado-Ekiti, while my mother, Mary Akintoye, was a seller of traditional fabrics (aso oke). My parentage generally belongs to the Ado-Ekiti royal family. I am the last of my mother’s five children. I am the number twenty something of my father’s children. I attended 5

September 1, 2017 11:24 AM Black Stars' Likely Line-Up For Congo Clash

Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah will deploy a strong starting line-up for today's World Cup qualifier against Congo with changes in the wake of the injuries to John Boye and Harrison Afful. From the training sessions of the Black Stars it is clear that Jonathan Mensah will partner Daniel Amartey at the heart of the defence in the wake of Boye's injury 7

September 1, 2017 12:57 AM Ghana's Kwesi Appiah is staring his biggest test right in the face

Kwesi Appiah got his second stint as Black Stars coach off to flier against Ethiopia, but was soon dealt a bout of reality by Mexico and the USA. Successive defeats to El Tri and the Stars and Stripes meant the hallelujahs of the 5-0 demolition of the Walias ephemerally lasted only 18 days. That wasn’t even his first true test. Under his tutelage, the Black 16