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Kundé 2014: Who will be elected the best artist of Burkina Faso?

Burkina Faso will honor on 25th April the most deserving showbiz actors. For the 14th edition of Kundé, the steering committee extended the competition to 14 categories (10 main prizes and 4 special prizes.) The category « The best featuring of Burkina-Faso » is the innovation added to the list. It consists …

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7th edition of Africa Rythms: Lomé in sideshow from 28th April to 3rd May 2014

 « Akcents Croisés », initiator of international festival of musics « Africa Rythms« , launched the 7th edition of the event which will be held in Lomé (Togo) from 28th April 3rd May 2014. The cultural and artistic meeting which aims to be a framework of share and exchange between actors of the sector, …

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RD Congo: « Grand Inga », soon the biggest hydroelectric power plant of the world

The project means a lot to Congolese government since several years. It is henceforth workable. Democratic Republic of Congo (RDC) will launch in 2015 at Inga on Congo river, the building work of the biggest hydroelectric power plant of the world. With a production of 40 000 MW, the project …

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Ivory Coast: Total made a “promising” oil discovery.

One year after the first offshore discovery in the bassin of Tano, the French group Total has just announced oil discovery off San Pedro (southwest of Ivory Coast). « The exploration well Saphir-1XB on the block IC 514, operated by Total, proved the existence of liquid hydrocarbons in deep offshore, in …

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Irene Koki Mutungi: the 1st African lady, captain in commands of a Boeing 787

The Kenyan pilot Irene Koki Mutungi has not to envy her colleagues men. Chief pilot, she is the first African woman captain in air transport history. Daughter of a father pilot, Kiko has fed since her childhood the ambition to succeed to her father. She is a captain today and …

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Social commitment: Luol Deng won the Citizenship Award

Luol Deng did not win the title he wished at the beginning of the season when he was still a player of the Bulls – a ring NBA-. But, the British winger of Sudanese origin, who will not compete for play-offs, will neither have bad memory of his passage within …

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RFI Discovery Awards: Who will succeed to Smarty of Burkina Faso?

RFI Discovery Awards edition 2014 is launched. Registrations for the competition that promotes musical talents of African continent continue on-line. As for previous editions, the Prize-winner of the Discovery Awards will benefit from 10 000 euros, a tour in Africa and a concert in Paris. Several famous names of African …

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Jazz in Ouaga: Follow the program of the 22nd edition

The towns of Bobo Dioulasso and Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) will welcome, from 25th April to 3rd May 2014, the 22nd edition of Jazz in Ouaga, the festival that garthers lovers of this musical genre every year in this country. About fifteen artists coming from Burkina Faso, Ghana, Ivory Coast, DR …

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15th Summit of Francophony: Senegal wants « a popular success »

Senegal will accommodate from November, 29th and 30th 2014, the 15th summit of Francophony. The organizing country is planning to make of this international meeting « a popular success ». It was in this context that Friends Group of Francophony (GAF) organized last Sunday a ramble that crossed several streets of Dakar. …

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International half marathon of Cotonou: the Beninese Bentille Allassane winner

Absent from tracks during a year, Beninese athlete Bentille Allassane lost nothing of her flexibility and her speed. The young mother was imperturbable last Saturday during the 6th edition of international half marathon of Cotonou. She arrived before her Nigerian competitor Mikael lydi (1H24’40) and won the envelope for 2 …

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Innovation Prizes for Africa 2014: the 10 finalists listed!

African Foundation Innovation published on Thursday, April 10th, the list of 10 finalists in competition for the prestigious  Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA). The best ten inventions chosen over 700 presented will substantially improve lifestyle of Africans. From cooking including ICTS and medicine, everything is made up to facilitate everyday …

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Eleni Gabre-Madhin: agricultural grants for the development of Africa

Initiator of the first agricultural grant of Ethiopia, the economist Eleni Gabre-Madhin is planning to extend the project to other countries of Africa. This grant conceived for small traders of informal sector allows farmers and traders to be connected to the global economy, by modernizing Ethiopian agriculture. The success of …

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Sub-Saharan Africa: meeting with growth in 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa will get 5,2 % growth in 2014. It is what Africa’s Pulse of the World Bank published on 7th April. In 2013, the growth of this region of Africa was estimated at 4,7 %. This jump is due to household consumption, to investment in infrastructures and in natural …

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Infrastructures: Niger on rails.

The president of Niger inaugurated on Monday, 7th April in Niamey, the first railroad station of the country. Awaited 80 years ago, the station of Niamey is the first stage of the vast railroad network Cotonou – Niamey – Ouagadougou – Abidjan (2 728 km). The project, carried out by …

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End of the 4th EU-Africa summit: What is the share of Africa?

Placed under the theme « Invest in human resource for prosperity and peace », the fourth summit European Union – Africa came to an end on 3rd April 2014 in Brussels on a note of satisfaction from participants coming from Africa. Since the creation of this event in 2007, Africa has benefited …

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M-Pedigree: the Ghanaian Bright Simons’ application that saves lives.

In Africa, in spite of government actions to stop the phenomenon, marketing and consumption of imitated medicines remains current events. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 100.000 persons die every year in Africa by taking these products which identity and / or origin is deliberately and fraudulently falsified. A …

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Now official: Nigeria is the first African economic power.

Africa Top Success announced it. It is now official. Nigeria is the first economic power of Africa. The country of Goodluck Jonathan has just outclassed South Africa after the change calculation of its GDP. The Gross domestic product of Nigeria is estimated at 510 billion dollars against 384 billion for …

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FEMUA: Magic System group launched the 7th edition of the festival.

Magic System, the international famous group of Ivory Coast, did not forget where they come from. A’salfo (Salif Traoré), the helmsman of the group launched on 4th April in Marcory (municipality of Abidjan), the 7th edition of Urban Musics Festival of Anoumabo (Femua 7). Ivory Coast Ministers of Culture and …

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Anne Amuzu: among 10 Tech women founder to be followed.

The Ghanaian Anne Amuzu belongs to the list rare African women who refused to leave information and communication technologies market to men. Graduate of entrepreneurial school of technology Melwather, Anne Amuzu launched in 2010 with her class mates, Nadimobile Company. She developed a platform to facilitate exchanges with customer via …

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Barkhad Abdi: the original story of Somalian hollywoodian star!

Born on April, 10th 1985, Barkhad Abdi is an American actor and director of Somalian origin. At the age of 7 years, he escaped war that decimated his country for Yemen. In 1994, he landed with his family in Minneapolis. In America, he was at the same time a limousine …

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Employment of the youth: African countries defuse « the time bomb »

27 African countries were in reflection from 31st March to 1st April in Abidjan to find sustainable solutions to employment problem of young people. Introduced by inter-country quality pole in the domain of technical and professional skills development in association with the Association for Education Development in Africa (ADEA), this …

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4th Africa IT & Telecom Forum: a satisfactory assessment for Moroccan delegation.

« Convergence at the time of African emergence » is the theme of the fourth Africa IT and Telecom Forum that gathered in Abidjan on 27th and 28th March, professionals of sectors of Technological Innovation and Telecommunications coming from all over Africa. The 200 participants in the forum thought about the stakes …

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«Loincloth in celebration» 2014: Togo is boosting its textile sector.

Between Wax loincloths and Togo, it is a love story. This small country in West Africa founded its reputation in 80s on prosperous business of Dutch loincloths held by women commonly called « Nana Benz« . After years of crises aggravated by fire on big markets of Lomé and Kara in January …

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20 young builders of Africa of tomorrow: Magatte Wade at the top of Forbes’ list!

Forbes magazine adores rankings! And having revealed a few days ago, the biggest African fortunes , Forbes is interested in the ranking of « 20 young builders of Africa of tomorrow ». At the top of the list is the Senegalese Magatte Wade , business woman of 38 years and the founder …

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Jessica Colaço: «There are yet African Steve Jobs! »

Jessica Colaço is partnerships guiding at iHub in Kenya. She attended at Austin in Texas to South by South West (SxSW) world-famous festival dedicated to digital innovation. She is convinced that mobile is going to change everything in Africa. She said it to «Jeune Afrique magazine»: « Our main asset is …

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Twitter: Also successful in Africa! South Africa ahead!

Facebook, that just celebrated its 10 years anniversary as Africa Top Success reported, well took roots on the continent. Twitter is facing difficulties but the famous social network which allows 140 digits maxi to communicate becomes more and more successful in its turn. A recent investigation revealed that South Africa …

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AfricTalents: African graduates are meeting on 21st March in Dakar!

This event is always highly awaited and followed: Edition 2014 of AfricTalents forum will take place in Dakar on March, 21st and 22nd. The platform mobilizes the large companies which operate on the continent and the young graduates. AfricaTalents has for objective to help candidates all origins taken together, to …

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The 20 under 40 years old African «young leaders of the world»

They are 20 and they are less than 40 years old. They are already successful and a bright future still awaits them! The world economic forum has just revealed the list of the « young world leaders ». They were at first 214 to have aspired to this classification. 19 came from …

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Salaries of African Heads of state revealed! 19 765 euros for Jacob Zuma! 200 euros for Paul Biya!

How much can an African Head of state can then well earn? “Jeune Afrique” magazine has just realized a very great instructive investigation: who is the best paid? The most favored? The better accomodated? Answers with our interactive map. Here is the comment of the site: « Attacking salaries and official …

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Africa Buzz Sports: African sport has its program on “Télé Sud”! – Video

Here is the sports program that was missing, Africa Buzz Sports! It was launched on Friday, November 8th, 2013 by Africa Top Sports.com The program is entitled Africa buzz Sports. It is coproduced with “Les Dépêches de Brazzaville” broadcast on “Télé Sud « . It is repeated on “Télé Sud” on Sunday …

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