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People: Discover the top three powerful African women in the world

On 26th May 2015, the American magazine Forbes published the list of the top 100 influential and powerful women in the world. Two Nigerian women appear in the list beside the Liberian president, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Nobel Peace Prize 2011. They are the Nigerian FINANCE minister, Okonjo-Iweala (world 48th) and Folorunsho …

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Akinwumi Adesina: new chair of ADB

The African Development Bank (ADB) has just elected his new chairman, the Nigerian Akinwumi Adesina. They were eight at first but finally, only three of them applied for the post after the withdrawal of five candidates. Akinwumi Adesina thus outstrips Kordjé Bedoumra from Chad and Cristina Duarte from Cape Verde. …

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ECOWAS: failure of the Presidential term limits project

The 47th summit of the heads of State and government of the ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) held on Tuesday in Accra (Ghana) was an unsuccessful meeting to limit the presidential terms to two in this region. According to BBC Africa, Togo and Gambia rejected the proposal of …

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Canal+: launch of new TV and Web offers in Africa

The Canal+ group continues its policy of consolidating its offer towards the sub-Saharan Africa by proposing to its subscribers, a new service to watch its programs in mobility. After A+ launched in October 2014, the French group proceeded on Tuesday to the launch of 25 new channels that come to …

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Africa Ceo Forum: Africa will host the edition 2016

The organizers of prestigious Africa Ceo Forum dedicated to the holding of the event on the African land. After the Ivorian attempt missed because of Ebola, the promoters of the forum intend to come back on the continent. In his speech at the opening of the third edition that started …

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