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Ghana: Journalist on trial over facebook publication

– – A Ghanaian journalist is on trial for allegedly publishing a false story on social media. The deputy station coordinator of local community radio station, Radio Ada, Noah Narh Dameh, has been charged with publishing false news and is facing prosecution at a local Magistrate Court. Noah Narh Dameh had made a post on his Facebook wall about the… Read More
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WTO waives intellectual property rights to support vaccine production in Africa

– – The World Trade Organisation (WTO) announced in June 2022 an agreement to waive the intellectual property rights that usually apply in the manufacturing of vaccines, to assist the production of COVID-19 vaccines in developing countries. The measures were proposed to the WTO by the South African and Indian governments, with other developing countries supporting the move. The waiver… Read More
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Importance of Protecting Yourself Against Hackers

– – It seems like every day we hear about another company that has been hacked. The Target breach, the Sony hack, and the Ashley Madison leak are just a few examples of high-profile hacks that made the news. If you’re like most people, you probably think that those kinds of things could never happen to your business. But the… Read More
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Climate action project backed by blockchain technology launches

– – Open Forest Protocol (OFP) – an open platform to transparently measure, verify and fund forestation projects with blockchain technology – has gone live and is ready to accelerate climate action by onboarding projects on the carbon neutral NEAR Protocol. The announcement signifies the beginning of one of the first open and free, Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) services accessible to forestation projects… Read More
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Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame wants to stay in power for another 20 years

Rwanda’s President, Paul Kagame has declared his intention to stay in power for another 20 years despite serving for two decades already. Mr Kagame came to power in 1994 after his rebel forces helped end a genocide that same year. He has since been praised by many for bringing enormous development to his country but his critics say he is… Read More
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The power of renewal – the current status of energy transition in Africa

– – Post-pandemic, new solutions are being implemented to address Africa’s power challenges, which have been hampered by a lack of competitive funding, the dire state of the continent’s utilities infrastructure, and the need for energy policy and legislative reform to boost investment in the sector. Such solutions have had to consider energy transition and the utilization of renewable energy,… Read More
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What’s the future looking like for gold trading?

– – Gold. For millennia it has been a highly valued commodity. At first it was used for trading and then became a material in which wealth could be invested in the form or decorations and jewellery. But more and more as time has gone on, gold has become a precious metal whose value has been regarded as being stable,… Read More
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Indirect tax developments in Sub-Saharan Africa

– – There have been significant developments in indirect tax within Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) in the past year. The vast majority of developments have been based around VAT amendments and policies, as well as general budget updates for 2022 across SSA. This article includes key developments from Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ghana The Parliament… Read More
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Opinion: We can end child labour in Africa. Here’s how

– – With 92 million girls and boys in child labour — one in five children — Africa is the most-affected region in the world. Eliminating child labour worldwide will not be achieved without a breakthrough here. This is not justifiable. Children have the right not to work. Children trapped in child labour today are the unskilled labour force of… Read More
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Will Nigeria’s ruling party pick northern candidate after Atiku’s emergence?

– – Following the emergence of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar – a northerner – as the standard-bearer of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), there is now fresh pressure on the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), to pick a northern candidate that can rival Atiku. Former Vice-President Atiku, who like games at best Australian online casino, emerged… Read More