Blog entries from: The Africa Chronicles


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October 1 2014

From The Africa Chronicles Wed Oct 1 2014, 15:10:00

Africa's richest woman, Isabel dos Santos, has increased her stake in Angolan Bank Banco BIC to 42.5%, according to Portuguese newspaper, Publico.

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From The Africa Chronicles Wed Oct 1 2014, 08:25:00

Jean-Claude Bastos De Morais, a success Swiss investor, is the founder of the African Innovation Foundation and the Innovation Prize of Africa

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From The Africa Chronicles Wed Oct 1 2014, 05:25:00

The Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD), the sovereign wealth fund owned by the government of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is exploring further investment opportunities in Africa in collaboration with Dangote Group, the Nigerian conglomerate owned by Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote.

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September 26 2014

From The Africa Chronicles Fri Sep 26 2014, 05:31:00

Zimbabwe's wealthiest man, Strive Masiyiwa, has just paid $40,000 to rent a unit of Harry Macklowe's converted 737 Park Ave, Harry Macklowe's converted 737 Park Ave.

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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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