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Steve Harvey’s Family Feud is coming to Africa

Ever heard of Family Feud???! Well, buckle up cause it’s coming to Africa!!! Award winning host and comedian, Steve Harvey will be moving to South Africa to shoot the local version of Family Feud. On Monday, 26th August, 2019, Steve Harvey made a huge announcement at a press conference in Johannesburg, South Africa. The comedian stated that he would be …

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West African Nations adopt New Currency, known as Eco.

The idea for Eco as a single currency for the West African region was first put forward some 30 years ago. The new currency, ECO to be launched in 2020 was formally adopted by the ECOWAS leaders in a meeting held on Abuja on Saturday. The expectation is that the single currency will boost trade and economic development in the …

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Ghana is the fastest growing economy in the world

The International Monetary Fund has forecasted that Ghana will end 2019 as the fastest growing economy in the world. Though the Ghanaian government predicted that the growth rate of the Ghanaian economy would stand at 7 percent, the IMF predicts that it could rise to 8.8 percent. According to the IMF, Ghana has experienced an amazing macroeconomic growth which has …

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Meet Dr. Obeng, the rich Beverly Hills plastic surgeon from Africa

Dr. Michael is one of the most celebrated plastic surgeons in Beverly Hills and the United States at large. He was born to a poor family in Ghana but he worked his way to the US and paid his way through Harvard to get him to where he is today. Between 2011 and 2014, he was named among the top …

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Dove Town: Where giving birth is prohibited

Africa boasts of over a thousand ethnic groups, each with its own tradition and culture. Such is the case of the little town of Dove which lies on the road to Accra around the Volta Region of Ghana. Dove is one of the most unique villages you will ever come across in your lifetime, majorly because of its special traditions. …

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Koffi Kingston wins WWE title: Ghanaians react to historic win

Koffi Kingston, a wrestler of Ghanaian-American descent, rewrote WWE history at Wrestlemania 35 last Sunday. Wrestlemania, the biggest calendar event of the WWE held at the MetLife Stadium located in New Jersey. He squared off against titleholder, Daniel Bryan in what could be termed a highly entertaining and feisty encounter. Kingston finished off his opponent with his signature “Trouble in …

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Madagascar, Ghana, and Zimbabwe enter list of trending summer destinations for 2019

We all look forward to the Summer holidays once Spring kicks in. Every year people around the world flock to several destinations during the Summer to have a few days off work and enjoy a beautiful holiday experience. One of the most visited travel search engines, HomeToGo recently released its list of “Top Trending Summer Destinations 2019.” This list is …

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Catholic statue in Ghana raises eyebrows

The Catholic Parish in Ghana recently commissioned a statue which has caused a huge outrage by some Ghanaians on social media. They see the statue of a white angel standing over a black devil with his sword drawn as racist. The angel is a hybrid of a Roman centurion and one of Marvel’s superheroes. The angel traps the afro-haired devil …

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The happiest countries in Africa

The latest “Happiest countries in the world” rankings are out. This is the seventh in the series and this time 156 countries were ranked based on the happiness levels. The ranking was carried out by the United Nations in collaboration with US analytics company, Gallup. Criteria used in the rankings include wealth, trust, healthy life expectancy, freedom, generosity, and social …

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Ghana produces highest number of female entrepreneurs in the world

In the last two decades, female entrepreneurs have taken the world by storm. It is amazing to note that the percentage of a country’s economy controlled by females is not a function of the country’s economic and wealth development. The latest edition of the MasterCard Index of Women Entrepreneurship (MIWE) has revealed that most of the countries at the top …

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