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January 2012

ACCRA, Ghana, January 24, 2012/ - This morning Africa’s largest independent oil company, Tullow Oil plc (‘Tullow’), kicked off a new business initiative aimed at attracting and facilitating further investment in the continent. Invest in Africa

In a press release issued today by State House, His Excellency President Ernest Bai Koroma deemed it necessary to relieve Prof. Ogunlade Davidson of his duties as Minister of Energy and Water Resources with immediate

Sierra Leone 31st October 2011 – Liverpool FC’s main sponsor, Standard Chartered, has launched a search for the Club’s most committed supporter as part of a new Fan of the Month competition. Each month during

Pilot National Legal Aid (PNLA) was established by the Government of Sierra Leone and the Justice Sector Development Programme on January 6th 2010 to provide sustainable, affordable, credible and accessible legal aid scheme for those

‘Sebe’ star, Fredrick Peters, aka Famous, is set to release his 4th consecutive album on February 4th 2012.  (Photo: Famous on stage) The 12-track album, which is tentatively titled: ‘No to All Man Go Lek U’,

Popular businessman and award winning philanthropist, Nasser Ayoub, has landed a part in the much anticipated movie, ‘State Crime.’ Details of his involvement in the ‘State Crime’ are still sketchy, but SaloneJamboree gets a sneak preview

Addis Ababa, 19 January 2012 – African Heads of State and Governments will as from 29-30 January 2012 meet within the framework of the 18th African Union Summit. This year, one of the most anticipated

Rapture Kids musical group has declared 2012 as the Year of Peace in a campaign which is titled: ‘Post-Jubilee Peaceful Election Appeal’. The Post-Jubilee Peaceful Election Appeal follows their immense contribution to the successful celebration of

“As the world population grows, so does the demand for high-quality foodstuffs. It is estimated that there will be nine billion people to feed in 2050,” those were the exact words of the German Minister

It is now a month since the first of the Arab League monitors entered Syria, but the killing, maiming, riots and suffering continue unabated. I did refer to the whole exercise as a complete farce,

More people in Africa’s poorest countries have mobile phones than have bank accounts. That reality is spurring mobile service companies to explore how they can capture a share of the potential banking market by enabling

Amnesty International’s reaction to the International Criminal Court ruling that four senior Kenyan figures will stand trial over the 2007 post-election violence. All quotes attributable to Justus Nyang’aya. The Director of Amnesty International, Kenya “Today’s decision by

Chairperson Ping says working relationship between the Commission and the PRC has been based on constructive dialogue Addis Ababa, 23 January 2012 – “Let me seize this precious opportunity to thank, on behalf of the Commission

UberAfrica Unmasked is the first reality TV program of its kind: It will showcase African inspired fashion designs from unknown fashion designers. The show will be showcasing twenty rigorously selected up-and-coming designers who will be competing

For decades the mountain kingdom of Lesotho has relied heavily on South Africa to advance — until now. South Africa’s economic difficulties are placing Lesotho’s economy at a crossroads, as the government struggles to push