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The winner of this year’s Miss South Africa, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, triggered social media backlash, after she was photographed wearing gloves while feeding orphans in Soweto, South Africa, Thursday. The 22-year-old beauty queen was participating in Sun International’s Maslow Hotel campaign to prepare and serve hot meals to thousands of people this month at various locations in Pretoria …

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Today’s piece is about self-love. By self I mean African. The love of Africa. Not being in Africa but being African.     Isn’t it amazing how expressive the African woman has been lately? With her fashion, simply feeling so comfortable in her skin and in her surroundings enough to give the rest of the world inspiration just by looking at her? I think it’s phenomenal. We all do. Five years […] …

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East Africa Community (EAC) members accounted for a fifth of total Kenyan exports in 2016 according to ICAEW’s (the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) latest report. In Economic Insight: Africa Q2 2017 launched today, the accountancy and finance body says Kenya stands to gain considerably from stronger economic growth of regional partners, …

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The facility will finance the pre-first oil development of the Halk El Menzel offshore oil concession in Tunisia  Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), a leading pan-African multilateral development finance institution and project developer, announces it is to provide a US$28 million subordinated loan facility for the development of Topic SA’s (Topic) Halk El Menzel offshore oil …

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Haitian-born, U.S.-based music superstar and FaceList Award awardee Wyclef Jean has announced the forthcoming release of his 7th studio album, entitled “The Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee.” The album will be the singer’s first full-length album in eight years, and according to the Rolling Stone, the 12-song album is set for release on …

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A team of Ghanaian scientists at the All Nations University College (ANUC) in Koforidua have developed the country’s first space satellite. The satellite, named GhanaSat-1, weighs 1 kg (2.2lb) and was launched from the International Space Station. According to Graphic Online, there were wild cheers from the Ghanaian engineers involved in the launch and an …

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A team of Gambian student robotics enthusiasts have finally been granted U.S. visas after their two previous applications were denied. While the initial rejections are unclear, the team will now travel to Washington, D.C., to participate in the FIRST Global Robotics competition that would see teams from about 164 countries, including about 40 from Africa, …

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Blac Chyna has broken her silence for the first time since her ex Rob Kardashian posted dozens of harassing messages and nude images of her on social media. In an interview with ABC News, Blac Chyna claimed that Kardashian was abusive to her in April of this year and that neither he or any member …

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A Georgia woman stands accused in the grisly murder of her family, but footage from her court appearance shows her with no apparent care in the world. A smiling Isabel Martinez was told by a Gwinnett County judge to stop “playing to the camera” after WGCL reported that the 31-year-old knelt in front of the …

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Congratulations are in order for P-Square’s Paul Okoye and his wife Anita Okoye, who welcomed a set of twins; a boy and a girl in the United States. The couple, who already have a son named Andre, took to their social media to announce the good news. All the best to them. See more photos …

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