Monthly Archives: June 2018


It is not every day that you find a non-Nigerian working so selflessly and for a charity cause, wearing a white dress and acting all Nigerian you could tell that this is one Oyinbo who has naturalized in Nigeria. Kinga Ignasiak is a European lady and founder of The Kinga Charity Foundation based in Akoka Yaba. She is very passionate

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Ghana: Government to review tax exemptions granted under ECOWAS common external tariff

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning in Ghana says it is working on reviewing tax exemptions it has granted under the ECOWAS Common External Tariff (CET). According to the Ministry, some exemptions granted importers would be substituted with other ones that are more suitable. A Deputy Finance Minister, Kwaku Kwarteng, made the revelations while responding to calls by Ghana

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Heavy Rains Render Parts of Accra in Floods

Many parts of Accra Ghana got flooded yesterday evening following many hours of heavy rains. The rains, which started at about 8 p.m on Monday lasted for almost seven hours. It, however, receded at about 3 a.m on Tuesday. Information gathered by WakeUP Africa indicates that the flood waters entered many homes and rooms. Similarly, the flood waters carried debris from

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FIFA Names Veron Mosengo-Omba to supervise Ghana football crisis

FIFA’s new director of development for Africa and the Caribbean, Veron Mosengo-Omba, has been appointed by the world governing to oversee the crisis that has afflicted the governance of the game in Ghana, WakeUp Africa can confirm. Mosengo-Omba, a highly experienced operator of the African terrain, has been chosen by General Secretary Fatma Samoura to mediate in the matters in

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    The complex seats on 24 Thousand Hectares and cost the Nigerian government $8 Billion dollars to build but was neglected for years because of oil revenue. According to Mr Sunmaila Abdul Akaba “The body of the plant is still intact, what we are trying to do is to re-engineer the foundation of the plant and try to make

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Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has laid to rest the reports that he was meant to be at the Trade and Investment Gathering in Washington DC US. The organizers of the event had somehow listed Atiku’s name among those meant to speak at the event, stating that he would be in US between 24-26th June 2018, and would speak with

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