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Monthly Archives: March 2015

US dissident charged in Jammeh coup plot

A prominent dissident has been charged in the US with plotting to overthrow one of Africa's most oppressive governments. In late December, a group of...

Flying Eagles triumph restores Nigerian pride

It has taken the efforts of Nigeria’s young guns to somewhat atone for the embarrassing failure of the Super Eagles to even qualify for...

Your next seafood dish could have been caught by slaves

Seafood caught in Indonesia by slave workers may be being sold in supermarkets and restaurants worldwide, according to a year-long investigation by The Associated...

Sade remix collection available to download

The collective that is Soulection celebrated celebrating 200,000 followers on SoundCloud last week with a compilation various affiliate remixes of Sade tracks, titled Love...

Halle too dark for Hollywood?

I am writing this on March 25, 2015 – thirteen years to the day since Halle Berry became the first (and so far only)...

The Voice winner drops debut album

Jermain Jackman, the young crooner who won last year’s series of BBC1’s The Voice, has finally released his first album. The 20-year-old, who returned to...

Nairobi restaurant owner arrested

The operator of a Chinese restaurant in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya which, for clarification purposes - the need for which will become clear,...

Nile neighbours sign contentious dam deal

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia have taken a step towards defusing tensions around Ethiopia’s construction of a massive dam on the Blue Nile, which has...

Wade handed six year jail sentence

A special Senegalese court has jailed Karim Wade, the son of former president Abdoulaye Wade, who was found guilty of hiding away funds in...

GE Oil & Gas announces $850M Ghana order

GE (NYSE:GE) has announced the booking of an $850 million order across its Oil & Gas business for the supply of equipment to the...

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