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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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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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SA urbanist cancels UK lecture, says visa process makes visitors “feel like criminals”

Zahira Asmal, an urbanist from South Africa, has been forced to cancel a planned lecture in London after a “humiliating” experience with UK visa services. The cancellation comes amid rising concern over the way overseas creatives, particularly those from Africa, are being treated when applying for visas to visit the UK. Asmal had been due to give a lecture in

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‘There’s a conspiracy against me,’ Jacob Zuma tells corruption inquiry

Former South African president Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday he was the victim of a conspiracy by enemies who had tried to get rid of him for more than 20 years. Zuma’s appearance at the public inquiry into state corruption – set up to test allegations that Zuma allowed cronies to plunder state resources and influence government

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