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Ghana Former President Jerry Rawlings Dies At Age 73

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Ghana’s former president Jerry Rawlings has died at the age of 73. Rawlings was a Ghanian military officer and politician who led the country from 1981 to 2001 and then briefly in 1979. Afterward, he transferred his power to civilian rule, according to AP News. He led his first coup …

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Africa’s Youngest Billionaire Kidnapped By Gunmen In Tanzania

The youngest billionaire in Africa has been kidnapped in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s capital city. Mohammed Dewji is a Tanzanian businessman and former politician who owns MeTL Group, a Tanzanian conglomerate founded by his father in the 1970s. According to reports, the 43-year-old was abducted as he was walking into …

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Akon Will Be Launching His Own Cryptocurrency Called Akoin

Cryptocurrency is getting more popular with each day that passes and #Akon is making sure he doesn’t miss the money train, as he just launched a new cryptocurrency called Akoin. The singer-songwriter has already been bringing energy and solar power back to Africa with his project Lighting Africa, and now …

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