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This Is America Choreographer Sherrie Silver Is Just Getting Started

Sherrie Silver rushes into a coffee shop in the West Norwood neighborhood of London, hair flying wildly around her face, offering an apology and a breathless hug for being late. One can’t help but forgive the charming 24-year-old choreographer, who hasn’t spent three nights in the same place since bursting onto the global scene last summer …

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NEM Insurance Announces Investment By AFIG Funds, A Growth And Expansion Private Equity Fund Manager

NEM Insurance Plc (“NEM” or the “Company”), a leading insurance group in Nigeria announced that Advanced Finance and Investment Group (“AFIG Funds”), a leading African private equity fund manager has, through AFIG Fund II, completed an investment in the Company, by acquiring 29.9% of the Company’s shares from some existing shareholders of the Company (the …

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SGR Pact With China A Risk To Kenyan Sovereignty

Kenya’s key strategic assets at home and abroad will not be protected by “sovereignty” and risk being seized by the Chinese government should there be a default in repaying the Standard Gauge Railway loan, a copy of the contract seen by the Sunday Nation reveals. The initial agreement for the Mombasa-Nairobi railway signed on May 11, 2014 …

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Football Bribes Investigator Shot Dead

A Ghanaian undercover journalist has been shot dead while driving home, after a politician called for retribution against him. Unidentified men on motorbikes shot Ahmed Hussein-Suale three times in the capital Accra, local media reports say. He was a member of Tiger Eye Private Investigations and had investigated corruption in Ghana’s football leagues. The undercover …

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Vimbai Launches Empowerment Portal For Young African Women

TV Host & Producer, Vimbai, has launched the ultimate digital empowerment portal for young African women who are looking to bloom into their full potential. TheVimbai.com is every African girl’s big sister and a movement of inspired thinkers, dreamers and game-changers. Specifically created for African women by African women, the website is home to cutting …

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2.3 Million Young Africans Learnt Digital Skills During Africa Code Week 2018

Africa Code Week (ACW) 2018 exceeded all expectations by empowering 2.3 million youth across 37 countries with digital and coding skills – compared to 1.3 million youth engaged across 35 African countries in the previous edition. According to Cathy Smith, Managing Director of SAP Africa, the resounding success of Africa Code Week is a wake-up …

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Kenyan Forces in Standoff With Militants After Attack on Hotel Complex

ounterterrorism forces were locked in a standoff with suspected al-Shabaab militants in an upscale hotel and office complex in Kenya’s capital Wednesday, more than 16 hours after the deadly attack began. In the early morning hours, about 100 people who had been holed up in bathrooms and offices were released from the 14 Riverside complex, a …

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Morocco’s Push For Official Recognition Of Their New Year

Hundreds of people gathered in Morocco’s capital Rabat to mark the start of the Amazigh new year with a sit-in, calling on the state to make the celebration a national holiday. “This day is an occasion to highlight our strong attachment to the land and pay tribute to those who defended our freedom,” Adil Adasko, an …

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