Blog entries from: The Africa Chronicles

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September 19 2014

From The Africa Chronicles Fri Sep 19 2014, 12:15:00

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has fired his Prime Minister, Amama Mbabazi, a State House statement said on Friday.

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September 17 2014

From The Africa Chronicles Wed Sep 17 2014, 11:53:00

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto have finally taken a pay cut, six months after they promised to 'lead by example' and reduce their remuneration and benefits in an effort to cut down on the government's wage bill.

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September 11 2014

From The Africa Chronicles Thu Sep 11 2014, 19:41:00

Meet 10 young emerging women entrepreneurs in Africa

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September 10 2014

From The Africa Chronicles Wed Sep 10 2014, 16:27:00

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has pledged $50 million to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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September 8 2014

From The Africa Chronicles Mon Sep 8 2014, 04:42:00

Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote is selling a stake in his cement company to the Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD), a sovereign wealth fund owned by the government of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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September 5 2014

From The Africa Chronicles Fri Sep 5 2014, 13:30:00

Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama and Ugandan multi-millionaire tycoon Ashish J. Thakkar, on Friday officially launched Mara Mentor, an African multi-lingual online portal and mobile App for youth mentorship and entrepreneurship, in Ghana, as part of his government's efforts in cultivating an entrepreneurship culture among the country's teeming young population.

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From The Africa Chronicles Fri Sep 5 2014, 08:38:00

A Nigerian Federal High Court has temporarily frozen 20 bank accounts owned by Nigerian multi-millionaire Sani Dangote, the younger brother of Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, over his failure to repay a $32 million loan obtained from the Union Bank of Nigeria.

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September 1 2014

From The Africa Chronicles Mon Sep 1 2014, 11:28:00

Nigeria's wealthiest woman, Folorunsho Alakija, has disclosed that she did not attend a University, insisting that a formal education is not a requisite for success in life.

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From The Africa Chronicles Mon Sep 1 2014, 06:29:00

Nigerian multi-millionaire oil tycoon and former defense minister, Theophilus Danjuma, has been defrauded by one of his employees to the tune of $12 million.

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August 20 2014

From The Africa Chronicles Wed Aug 20 2014, 07:24:00

New Jersey-based Kirusa, a developer of Voice SMS based Mobile Value Added Services (MVAS) for emerging markets, has acquired Saya, a Ghana-based developer of mobile messaging apps for feature phones.

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