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Telephony: Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda adopting a common local rate

Good news for the Rwandan, Kenyan and Ugandan consumers. Up from 1st September 2014, the communication between these three countries will be charged in local rate. This was the decision that was just taken during the 6th summit of the « North Corridor Integration« . With the initiative « One-network-aera« , Rwanda, Kenya and …

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Nigeria: 70 countries are taking part in the 24th world economic forum

About one thousand delegates coming from 70 countries of the world have been taking part since Wednesday in Abuja (Nigeria) in the 24th world economic forum. During this meeting of three days, some subject among which industry, education, tourism, employment, finances and health will be tackled. Chinese Prime Minister Li …

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Bring back our girls: Angelique Kidjo and Michelle Obama are taking action

As Africa Top Success announced it earlier, voices are raised for the release of school girls taken hostage by Boko Haram group. After Barack Obama and Magic System group of Ivory Coast, it is now the turn of the Beninese star Angelique Kidjo and Michelle Obama, the first lady of …

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« Lion d’or 2013 »: A new Award for Yaya Touré

On the same bases as last year, Yaya Touré is realizing an enormous season with Manchester City. Two days ahead for the end of the championship of England, the Ivorian is for the struggling for the title. With 19 goals this season in Premier league, the former player of Barcelona …

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Africa Water: Africa is planning the 7th world forum of water in Ouaga.

African countries want to speak as a single man at the 7th world forum of water which will be held in Daegu (South Korea). In prelude to the world meeting, Burkina Faso is organizing from 12th to 14th June in Ouagadougou in partnership with international Institute of water and environment …

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OIF: Who will succeed to Abdou Diouf?

In November 2014, the Senegalese former president Abdou Diouf will leave the head of the International Organization of Francophony (OIF), the institution he has been managing since 2002. Candidates for the succession of the Senegalese are being revealed. After the Mauritian Jean Claude de L’ Estrac, two other African personalities …

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People: 10 Africans among the most influential personalities of the world.

Africa is satisfactorily represented in the ranking 2014 of the most influential personalities of the world by time magazine. Nigerian Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala former Chief Executive Officer of World Bank (in 2007) is at the top of Africans. The Ugandan sister Rosemary Nyirumbe, Kenyan activist Ory Okolloh and South African Thuli …

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Mobile phones: a mean of promoting reading in Africa

Many of African people use mobile technology as support today to reach text. It was what raised a study of UNESCO published on Wednesday, 23rd April 2014 on the occasion of world Day of book and copyright. The report entitled « Read in mobile era« , is the first study published on …

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Murielle Ahouré: distingushed guest for the 18th Meeting Gabriel Tiacoh

The Ivorian athlete Murielle Ahouré is the distinguished guest of the 18th meeting Gabriel Tiacoh that will be held on 26th April 2014 at Félix Houphouët Boigny stadium (Ivory Coast). The silver double medal-holder of 100 and 200m in world championships 2013 was welcomed on Tuesday evening in Abidjan by …

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Jakaya Kikwete: The Tanzanian President won «African Leader» Prize

The Tanzanian president Jakaya Kikwete succeeded to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia, and Ghanian former president John Kuffor by winning African leader prize 2013 « having impact the most ». A prize awarded last week by « African Leadership » magazine. It was Tanzanian Minister of Foreign Affairs and international Cooperation, Bernard Membe, who …

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Lupita Nyong’o: the world most beautiful woman according to People magazine.

Lupita Nyong’o could not expect better. 2014 is year of glory of the young Kenyan actress. She was just elected the world most beautiful woman by People magazine. This new distinction is added to Oscar of the best feminine hope for her role in 12 Years a Slave. The Kenyan, …

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Frédéric Bruly Bouabré: Ivory Coast is paying tribute to the author of Bété alphabet

Even in his resting place, the painter and poet of Ivory Coast Frédéric Bruly Bouabré is drawing attention. The author of Bété alphabet died on 28th February 2014 at Yopougon (Abdijan) will be honored by his peers on 24th April 2014 at the museum of Civilizations of Ivory Coast. A …

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Mercy Johnson: The richest actress of Nigeria

Some people said that the Nigerian Mercy Johnson is the best actress of Nollywood and others supported that nobody plays better than her, the roles of prostitutes and villagers in Nigerian movies. The international Magazine « Yes » of Nigeria reported that Mercy Johnson is the most requested and the busiest Nigerian …

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MTV Africa Music Awards: the list of des nominees!

MTV Base, the initiator of the prestigious MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) published on 16th April the list of artists nominated for the edition 2014 of the event. The appointment of numerous famous names of Nigerian music such as Davido, Chimamanda Adichie, 2Face, PSquare, Wizkid, Burna Boy, Olamide or  Flavour …

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Kenya/M-Pesa: The N°1 in payment by mobile in the world

In 2007, when launching M-Pesa, money transfer system by mobile phone, Kenya could not imagine the success this revolutionary initiative was going to get. 7 years later the introduction of M-Pesa (mobile-money) in the daily life Kenyans, the result is more than satisfying. More than the half of the population …

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Development: Akon want to light up Africa.

It is with great pleasure to see celebrities committed to noble causes in particular in favour of the Black continent. The American singer of Senegalese origin,  Akon has for ambition to put solar energy in one million households in Africa by the end of the year, through the project « Akon …

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Maître Gims: « Le monstre marin »!

Maître Gims just launched his own production label, « Monstre Marin Coporation » (Sea monster) of which the very first single « to begin« . A structure through which the former member of Sexion D’Assaut’s intends to produce artists. In a recent interview, the latter declared that he was going to have a break …

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Youssoupha: Sponsor of the 3rd StarAfrica Sounds

The French rapper of Congolese origin Youssoupha got actively involved in emergence African talents. The singer is the sponsor and member of Jury of the third edition of StarAfrica Sounds, the competition which promotes talents on the continent. In a video published by the site of the competition, the artist …

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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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