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Ex-UBS Trader Adoboli gets last minute reprieve from deportation

The 38-year-old Ghanaian banker convicted of the UK’s biggest fraud, Kweku Adoboli has won a bid to delay being deported to Ghana. This is because a judge has awarded a judicial review for the case. Adoboli was set to be deported to Ghana on Tuesday, 18th September 2018 in accordance with the UK law which states that, if a foreign

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Ex-UBS Trader Kweku Adoboli Who ‘Gambled Away $1.4B’ To Be Deported To Ghana

The lawyer of Kweku Adoboli, a former UBS banker convicted for causing the biggest trading loss in British banking history will on Monday make a final attempt to prevent his imminent deportation a day later by filing for a judicial review. Adoboli’s solicitor Jacqueline McKenzie told reporters at a press conference Thursday that her client is due to be deported

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Kofi Annan To Be Buried Today In Ghana

The late former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, will be buried today, Thursday, 13 September 2018, after laying-in-state at the foyer of the Accra International Conference Center (AICC) for three days. A burial service will be held on Thursday morning followed by a private burial at the New Military Cemetery, with full military honours and a 17-gun salute. Several Heads

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China’s ‘Scramble For Africa’

No one alive at the close of the 19th century could have missed the “scramble for Africa.” A motley collection of criminal networks and imperialist ideologues perfected the greatest art of ‘economic rape’ in the name of trade. Europeans built infrastructure in Africa at the turn of the century, purportedly for local economic development, but in essence the projects were

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Top 10 African Countries With Extreme Poverty

A 2018 report published by the ‘World Poverty Clock’ has ranked Nigeria as number 1 in the top 10 countries with extreme poverty in Africa, followed by DR Congo.  The report revealed that there are currently 86.9 million Nigerians living in extreme poverty. The vast number are said to be living below the global poverty line of a $1.9 spending

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20 Minutes With Linus Okorie

Meet Linus Okorie In this exclusive two-part interview with AFRICA360 online TV, we had the privilege of speaking to the man, whom by every definition, would be seen, as an outsider in the Nigerian political arena. In the interview, we talked about the reasons he believes he can change the political status quo in Imo state which happens to be

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