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Caf considers summer move – Starr Fm

The Africa Cup of Nations could be moved to the summer as part of changes being discussed by the continent’s ruling body. The Nations Cup’s timing in January and February has long angered clubs in Europe, where many Africans play. The biennial finals could also be boosted from 16 …

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‘Africa’s 15% share of global trade unacceptable’

Rwanda’s Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Claver Gatete, has stated that though African trade has witnessed remarkable growth over the last two decades, its share of global trade remains at paltry 15 percent. He said despite the rising trade volumes from $210 billion in 1996 to $1.2 trillion …

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Find jobs for 226m African youth – AU Leaders advised

The Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed, has called on African leaders to find sustainable jobs for 226 million youth of Africa particularly those between the ages of fifteen (15) and twenty four (24). Madam Amina Mohammed stressed that the only way to guarantee the security …

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Help finance mining activities – Aubynn to African banks – Starr Fm

The Chief Executive of Ghana’s Minerals Commission has advised African Banks and Finance institutions to get involved in the provision of capital to local mining entrepreneurs to ensure an optimized benefit of mining to Africans. Dr. Toni Aubynn gave the advice in Abuja, while speaking as a panelist at …

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Stop depending on charity – Akufo-Addo to African leaders – Starr Fm

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has admonished African leaders to assume responsibility for the transformation of their economies, and depart from the mindset of aid, dependency and charity and handouts. According to President Akufo-Addo, “If we, Africans, are to transform our stagnant, jobless economies, built on the export of …

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Sarkodie to speak at 2017 Africa Dialogues conference – Starr Fm

Influential Ghanaian Rapper Sarkodie is scheduled to speak at the Africa Dialogues Conference scheduled for Saturday June 3, 2017, at the International Conference Center, Accra from 9am to 3pm. The “Gbozaa” hitmaker is among 18 other speakers slated for brand new thought-leadership event. Themed “Dreams We Dare Not,” the …

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Frustrations of travelling on Ghanaian Passport within Africa – Starr Fm

I sent e-mails to two prominent journalists to do a story about the frustrations of the Ghanaian Passport holder in travelling within Africa and the world. I thought they would tell my story for me. I have waited for weeks but I have not received even the courtesy of …

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African leaders poor communicators – Omotola – Starr Fm

Accomplished Nigerian actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde has chastised African leaders for what she says is their poor communication skills. According to the Nigerian entrepreneur, most African leaders pretend to be humble and considerate during campaigning, but suddenly change after they win power. “Bad communication is an African problem. A …

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