News: Tanzania Ranked Ninth in Africa’s Billionaire List, Says Report

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There are about 99 billionaires who were living in Tanzania last year, placing the country at number nine in a ranking of top African countries based on the super wealthy persons. The ranking shows Kenya was top in Eastern Africa with 356 billionaires; Ethiopia has 154 billionaires, Tanzania (99), Uganda (67) and Rwanda (30). The Africa Wealth report for 2019 […]

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News: A man who interviewed 177 self-made millionaires says they all started with the same savings strategy

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Thomas C. Corley spent five years studying millionaires and gathered his insights in several books, including “Change Your Habits, Change Your Life.” Whether you have a goal to reach $1 million or $10 million, you have to start somewhere. Thomas C. Corley, a certified public accountant and certified financial planner, spent five years studying millionaires and gathered his insights in […]

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Africa: Nigerian Government lifts Visa Ban on Namibians as Minister promises change on Visa on Arrival policy

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Nigeria is gradually moving towards a “visa-on-arrival” regime as part of efforts to improve “Ease of doing business. Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama stated this on Tuesday at a meeting with his Namibian counterpart, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, in Windhoek, the Namibian capital. The two countries have also agreed to strengthen cooperation in areas that would be beneficial to them as […]

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Africa: Mombasa super bridge plan set to relieve ferry pain for Coast residents

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An American structural engineer, Joseph Straus, once said: ‘Bridges are a monument of progress.’ This adage will soon hold true to residents of the Coast region, with the construction of the proposed Mombasa Gate Bridge across the Likoni channel. Construction of the Sh46 billion bridge, to facilitate traffic between the city of Mombasa, the South Coast and Kwale, starts in […]

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News: African integration a necessity for continent’s development

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Integration is a necessity for the development of Africa, the acting head of the African Union’s private sector development, investment and resource mobilisation, Islam Swaleh, has said. Speaking to senior journalists at media awareness workshop on Africa industrialisation frameworks hosted by the AU Commission’s Trade and Industry in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, last week, Swaleh said in recent years, many actions […]

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Africa: Ugandan becomes first black woman to visit all countries in the world

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Uganda’s Jessica Nabongo has become the first black woman to visit all 195 countries in the world. Nabongo, whose Ugandan parents emigrated to the United States, was born in the Detroit City of Michigan state. She uses both her Ugandan and American passports. Having started travelling at the age of six, Nabongo who is now 34, made history on Sunday […]

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Africa: ‘We Will Change the Law and Take the Land’- Bernadus Swartbooi

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Landless People’s Movement leader Bernadus Swartbooi says his party will introduce a radical land reform programme to address the inequalities created by the apartheid South African administration, if elected to power. Swartbooi said the current law prohibits the government from taking or expropriating land for the purposes of redistributing it to the landless, but the LMP government will amend such […]

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News: Japanese Clerk Allegedly Stole 1,300 Credit Cards Using His Photographic Memory

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A cashier in Tokyo, Japan, allegedly stole hundreds of credit card numbers and other information by memorizing them, according to the police. Yusuke Taniguchi, 34, was arrested for stealing credit card details from about 1,300 customers at a mall in Koto City when they were making payments. He later used them to make purchases online. In the few seconds it […]

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Africa: Premium Lagos hosts the city’s most luxurious party at Balmoral

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Lagos witnessed a one of a kind luxury party by Premium Lagos, themed Last Day of Summer last month. The last day of summer party which attracted lavish, upscale party lovers from every corner of the state didn’t hold in any popular club but at the Balmoral conventional center of the prestigious Federal palace hotel, Victoria Island. The party was […]

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News: Chinese Are Coming While Africans Are Fleeing in Droves. Why?

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Since the collapse of the ancient and post classical African civilisations, the intrepid explorer and bounty hunter has always eyed Africa as a game prize. The early ‘exploration’ and exploitation of Africa began with the wars inspired to procure slaves for export of labour to the Middle East, Europe and Americas. According to historical records, for the price of a […]

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