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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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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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Homosexuality is African- Nigerian rapper insists

Nigerian-American based rapper Jidenna born Jidenna Theodore Mobisson has asked African to stop point accusing fingers at the Whites for introducing homosexuality to Africans saying the act has been on the continent for long. Many Africans are of the view that act wasn’t part of the African culture since the olden days but because of the introduction of the European

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Saudi Arabia Set To Execute 23 Nigerians

WakeUpAfrica can confirm that twenty three (23 ) Nigerians currently in custody in Saudi Arabia would be executed soon, for drug-related offences. They were convicted for contravening the narcotic and psychotropic substances that are punishable by death. They were arrested between 2016 and 2017 at King Abdul-Aziz International Airport, Jeddah and Prince Muhammad bin Abdu- Aziz International Airport, Madinah having

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The World’s Best Digital Governments, 10 Recommendations For Africa

Only 4 countries out of 54 in Africa scored higher than the world average in the E-Government Development Index (EGDI), according to the latest biennial UN E-Government Survey, whereas 14 countries, namely Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Somalia, South Sudan, and Sudan scored very low EGDI. The UN’s Department for Economic

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Basic Steps To Enhance Your Privacy And Security Within The Digital Ecosystem

Digital security is important, because it allows users to navigate the digital ecosystem free from risks such as identity theft, theft of personal information, cyber-fraud, cyber bullying and many others. Although the internet sometimes seem like a jungle of a million different threats,WakeUpAfrica’s Gideon Sarpong, outlines the following basic steps one can take to protect himself or herself within the

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Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, Shatta Wale & Others Featured By Beyoncé On ‘The Lion King’ Album

Beyoncé has outlined details for her 14-track new album to accompany The Lion King remake, entitled The Lion King: The Gift, to be released on Friday. The album features four new solo songs, alongside collaborations with Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell Williams, Childish Gambino, Beyoncé’s daughter Blue Ivy and more. It is separate from the soundtrack to The Lion King, though the

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