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The Death of Elias Melka – The Death of Modern Ethiopian Music

  It is true that the person who arguably brought the modern era of Ethiopian music has finally passed away! This tragic news was heard and the entire Ethiopian music lovers were shocked. One reason is that they claim Elias Melka was the only one alive who single handedly brought a revolution in the Modern Ethiopian music industry. Elias Melka

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Africa’s Three Richest Billionaires Hold 50% Of Africa’s Wealth

Top three wealthiest billionaires in Africa today have more wealth than the bottom 50% of the population of Africa, approximately 650 million people, that’s according to Oxfam report. The wealth of the bottom 50% of the African population is $22.98 Billion, while the wealth for the three richest billionaires in Africa is approximately $30.83 Billion. The three wealthiest people on

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Ghana: Timeline Of The Vicious End Of The Missing Takoradi Girls

The following account by WakeUpAfrica, recounts the sequence of events leading to the disappearance of four Takoradi girls, who are now confirmed dead. The AG. Inspector of General of Police, James Oppong Boanuh, said at a press conference Monday, that the results of the DNA test on remains retrieved in Takoradi have been relayed to the families along with condolences. All four girls

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Benny Hinn renounces prosperity gospel, says ‘Holy Ghost is just fed up with it’

Declaring that the “Holy Ghost is just fed up with it,” controversial televangelist Benny Hinn, formerly one of the most aggressive proponents of the prosperity gospel, has for the first time in his career, delivered a full-throated rejection of the practice that made him and his family millions. The prosperity gospel teaches, among other things, that believers have a right to

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The South African ‘madness’ lives on…

I hope I may be forgiven for asking that those who take it upon themselves to describe the gruesome experiences of the apartheid era remember one thing: that it is utopian to try to ascertain in what ways one kind of inhuman behavior differs from another kind of inhuman behavior. I have no desire to add to the problems of

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Steve Harvey to launch and host ‘Family Feud’ in Ghana

American comedian and Television Host, Steve Harvey is heading to the African continent with popular show ‘Family Feud,’ WakeUp Africa can confirm. His company, Steve Harvey Global has obtained rights to launch and host Ghanaian and South African versions of the television show. Harvey’s company got the franchise license from Fremantle, a British international television content and production/distribution subsidiary of

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The ‘Trump Wall’ is up in Europe as 500 migrants remain stranded in the Mediterranean

The European response to the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” of illegal migration has largely been one of outrage and disgust but, is Europe any different? For many in Africa and the Middle East, Europe’s migration policies are not so different from Trump’s. Many Europeans take umbrage at Trump’s attacks. But even if they don’t subscribe to his “zero tolerance” approach

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Woman Who Created Fake Account To Test Boyfriend’s Fidelity Was Left Shocked

Nurse Akosuah May

A twitter post sighted by wakeupafrica360 has revealed the lengths at which a woman went to test her boyfriend’s fidelity. The woman who created a fake online account to chat up her own boyfriend anonymously was shocked when he responded that his girlfriend had died. Nurse Akosuah May, from Accra in Ghana, tweeted her dismay and racked up over 152.9K likes.

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