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Forbes List: Trump’s Fortune Plummets $600 Million to $3.1 Billion

October 19, 2017//-U.S President Donald Trump’s fortune reportedly fell by $600 million, and the president is now tied with Snap founder Evan Spiegel on Forbes’ 2017 ranking of the 400 richest Americans.

China Third Quarter Growth Meets Expectations at 6.8%

October 19, 2017//-China’s economy grew 6.8% between July and September according to official data released Thursday, slowing slightly from the prior quarter. The growth rate, which compares expansion with the same three months in the previous year, met forecasts. The latest GDP figures are still above Beijing’s annual growth target of 6.5% for 2017. The […]

USA to Host Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit 2018

Washington D.C., United States of America, October 19, 2017/ — Prominent African and international business executives and investors to explore business opportunities at the Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS); a prestigious biennial conference and exhibition to be held on June 24-26, 2018 in Washington, DC, USA.

UK Banks Exposed to Money Laundering in South Africa

October 19, 2017//-UK banks may have been used to launder money stolen from South Africa, a former cabinet minister has alleged in a letter to Chancellor Philip Hammond.

AfDB Boss: Africa Holds the Key for Feeding 9 Billion People by 2050

October 19, 2017//-Africa holds the key for feeding the nine billion people that will inhabit this planet by 2050, the President of the African Development Bank and 2017 World Food Prize Laureate, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, said during his Norman Borlaug Lecture delivered on World Food Day.

Mining Industry Must Spread Social and Environmental Progress to Small-scale Mines

 October 19, 2017//-Global mining companies have made strides in cleaning up their act, but industry progress has yet to reach artisanal and small-scale mines, where the worst health, social and environmental ills continue to thrive, UNCTAD Deputy Secretary-General Isabelle Durant has said at an international mining forum.

AfDB Calls for Global Support for Africa’s Young Farmers

United States of America, October 18, 2017/ — The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called for global support for Africa’s young farmers and “agripreneurs”, highlighting how agribusiness is the answer to the continent’s youth employment.

Ghana’s Digital Address System Takes Off

Accra, October 18, 2017//-A new address system to offer every Ghanaian a unique digital address has been launched by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to give impetus to businesses and security agencies in the country.

What Does the Future Hold for Activists of the NDC Party?

Accra, October 18, 2017//-I bring you warm greetings from my base in Kotobabi, a suburb of Accra. I have not written any lengthy statement/article about the National Democratic Congress (NDC), a party that I grown to love.

2017 FIFA U17 World Cup: Ghana Beat Niger 2-0 to Reach Quarter-final

Accra, October 18, 2017//-Ghana dispatched Niger 2-0 on Wednesday, October 18, to reach the quarter-final of the 2017 FIFA U17 World Cup.

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