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Ghanaian Teacher Named In the Top 50 Shortlist for $1 Million Global Prize

A Ghanaian Mathematics teacher has been named in the top 50 shortlist for the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2018 at globalteacherprize.org.

Ethiopia Using Israeli Spy Tech to Target its Dissidents Abroad

December 14, 2017//-Ethiopia’s government has been doubling down on its efforts to surveil its critics, bringing the long arm of the state into the foreground and its resolve to sabotage opposition figures and media outlets.

Beijing is Cultivating the Next Generation of African Elites by Training Them in China

Juba, South Sudan, December 14, 2017//-Anthony Kpandu took a delegation from his party, the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM), to China last year to train with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

Politicians Must No Longer Manage Africa’s Natural Resources Unilaterally

Experts from Africa at the first day of the 12th African Economic Conference, which began on December 4, 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, called for the inclusive management of the continent’s natural resources, where there is a high level of inequality.

Is Your Business PAYE Compliant and Ready for the New Tax Year?

Lagos, Nigeria, December 14, 2017/ /– West African governments are clamping down on non-compliance among business and individual taxpayers as they strive to improve their low tax-to-GDP ratios or internally generated revenues.

Social Change in Ghana, Senegal and Burkina Faso: A hit? A Miss? Or a Work in Progress?

Dakar, Senegal,  December 14, 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-A Niyel publication to shine a light on transparency, participation and accountability initiatives in West Africa.

Siemens, Rotan Power in Landmark Power Plant Project Deal

Accra, December 14, 2017//-Siemens, a German technology firm and Rotan Power, Singapore based company have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop and build a combined cycle power plant with a capacity of 660 megawatts (MW) at the Aboadze Power Enclave located in the western Region of Ghana.

Ghana: New Anticorruption Campaign Takes Off

Accra, December 14, 2017//-A disruptive anticorruption advertising campaign has been launched by the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) and Penplusbytes at the start of the week-long anticorruption conference in Accra.

Improving Project Bankability Key to Bridging Africa’s Infrastructure Gap

December 14, 2017//-Preparing a pipeline of bankable sustainable infrastructure projects is vital, participants of the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) Week heard as it opened on Monday in Swakapomund, Namibia.

Global Server Revenue Records 16% Growth

Gartner, Inc, a leading American research and advisory firm providing information technology   related insight for IT and other business leaders located across the world, announced that worldwide server revenue increased 16 per cent year-over-year in the third quarter of 2017, with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) leading the market.

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