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  1. Swimmers body to pick 30 for CANA meet.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IPPMEDIA

    Tanzania Swimming Association have said that they will select 30 swimmers to represent the country in CANA zone five to run in Angola in May. TSA general secretary Noel Kiunsi said in Dar es Salaam that the selected swimmers will also get the chance to be among the national team which will represent the country in the world swimming championship in July at Kazan, in Russia. Kiunsi stated that they expected to select swimmers from schools and they will not set one camp.

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  2. Africa's Premiership dreams shattered?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newsday

    Africa reacted angrily when English Football Association chairman Greg Dyke announced new measures intended to boost England's national team. This is because the rules regarding the granting of work permits to players from outside the European Union were fundamentally changing.

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  3. Akon Jets In For Airtel Trace Music Star Grand FinaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Ghanamma.com

    Akon has arrived with a team of 3 people that includes Devyne Stephens, a well-respected Music mogul that discovered Akon, Jay Z, P Diddy, Alicia Keys, Usher and Mariah Carey among other music heavy weights. The winner of the first ever phone-song competition will be crowned in a spectacular Grand Finale, with Kenya being represented by Benjamin Webi who was crowned the country's winner in January this year.

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  4. Congo Republic president says expects referendum over third termRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Reuters

    The President of Congo Republic, Denis Sassou Nguesso, said on Friday he expected a referendum on a change to the constitution that would allow him to stand next year for a third term at the helm of the oil-producing nation. Sassou Nguesso has ruled the central African country for most of the last 35 years.

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  5. UPDATE 1-Congo Republic president says expects referendum over third termRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Reuters

    The President of Congo Republic, Denis Sassou Nguesso, said on Friday he expected a referendum on a change to the constitution that would allow him to stand next year for a third term at the helm of the oil-producing nation. Sassou Nguesso has ruled the central African country for most of the last 35 years.

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  6. Cable compendium: a guide to the week's submarine and terrestrial developmentsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    The five-year fibre-optic project is being funded by the World Bank , which approved a grant worth USD92.1 million back in July 2014. The to a number of other countries in Central Africa, including Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, the Republic of Congo , Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Sao Tome and Principe, Sudan and Burundi.

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  7. PA Resources' application for corporate reorganisation approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | GlobeNewswire

    The Stockholm District Court has today approved PA Resources AB application for corporate reorganisation. The District Court has appointed the lawyer Lars Soderqvist of the law firm Hokerberg & Soderqvist Advokatbyra KB as administrator as proposed by the Company.

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  8. PA Resources Files for Corporate ReorganisationRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Business Wire

    As mentioned in the year-end report published 26 February 2015, PA Resources AB has for the past few months been in discussions with its creditors regarding a capital restructuring to establish a long term financing plan for the Company. During the course of this process the Company has requested and has been granted deferral of interest payments by its principal creditors on two occasions.

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  9. Ghana FA Presidential aspirant Ofeibea Ramatu makes cash and products donation to Black QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Ghanamma.com

    Ghana FA Presidential aspirant Ofeibea Ramatu donated GHS 10,000 and other items to the Black Queens ahead of their return leg All Africa Games qualifier against Zimbabwe. Ghana hold a slim 2-1 advantage secured in the home leg of the qualifying tie towards the games to be staged later this year in Congo Brazzaville.

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  10. Not good enough: No Ghanaian club in CAF top 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Ghanamma.com

    No club from Ghana was named in the list of Africa's top 30, the latest ranking by the Confederation of African Football has revealed. Based on performances in CAF organised continental tournaments, there was no place for clubs from Ghana, none of which have made it beyond the preliminary rounds in neither the CAF Champions' League or Confederation Cup since Berekum Chelsea's group stage heroics in 2011.

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  11. Verifone Mobile Money and MTN Announce Agreement to Deliver Retail...Read the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | ThomasNet

    AUCKLAND, New Zealand and DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Verifone Mobile Money and MTN Group, today announced an agreement to deliver retail payment devices to merchants across 16 of MTN's operating countries. The solution will enable customers to pay for goods and services using their mobile phone and MTN Mobile Money wallet, while merchants will be provided with payment terminal solutions from Verifone.

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  12. Congo-Brazzaville: Swiss Oil Trading Company Philia and the National Oil CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | AllAfrica.com

    An investigation conducted by the Berne Declaration has revealed how Philia, a Swiss trading company, has been profiting at the expense of the Congo oil refinery, Coraf. Coraf is managed by the President's son, Denis Christel Sassou Nguesso, who is a close friend of Philia's sole shareholder, Jean-Philippe Amvame Ndong.

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  13. Congo-Brazzaville: IMF Staff Concludes Visit to the Republic of CongoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | AllAfrica.com

    End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF's Executive Board.

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  14. Diamond Smuggling Thrives in CARRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Diamonds.net

    All Africa: Since a coup d'etat and an extremely bloody aftermath, not much has improved in the Central African Republic and that suits the black market diamond merchants just fine. With news cameras turned away, their trade in "conflict diamonds" is proceeding at a gallop, observers say, despite a global ban.

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  15. Republic of Congo: IMF Staff Concludes VisitRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | International Monetary Fund

    End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF's Executive Board.

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  16. Amitav Ghosh amongst 10 authors shortlisted for 2015 'Man Booker International Prize'Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Newkerala.com

    Renowned Indian author Amitav Ghosh has been included in the list of authors selected for the 2015 'Man Booker International Prize.' The list, which was recently been announced by Professor Marina Warner, chair of judges, at the University of Cape Town in South Africa, included a total of 10 authors, who have never been previously selected, in the run to win the 60,000 pounds Man Booker International Prize, the BBC reported.

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  17. Africa: Which African Country is the Happiest?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | AllAfrica.com

    A new study has ranked Rwanda among the best places to live, emerging top in Africa and 15th globally. Paraguay ranked highest worldwide in the survey conducted by an American research firm, Gallup.

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  18. Smugglers Peddle 'Conflict Diamonds' from Central African Republic, Ignoring BanRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Inter Press Service

    With news cameras turned away, their trade in 'conflict diamonds' is proceeding at a gallop, observers say, despite a global ban. The diamond-trading ban was imposed by the Kimberley Process, a global gem-verification group formed to halt the outflow of precious stones from conflict zones.

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  19. All Africa Games: Isaac Honny confident of Black Meteors' qualificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Ghanamma.com

    Defender Isaac Honny maintains a strong belief that Ghana can overturn a first leg defeat in Mozambique to make this year's All Africa Games. The national U-23 side lost 0-1 in Maputo on Saturday, Kojo Poku's own goal with seven minutes to go proving decisive for the hosts at the EstA dio do Zimpeto.

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  20. Africa: Finance for All - African Experts Seek BreakthroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | AllAfrica.com

    A regional conference held in Congo Brazzaville yesterday with emphasis on reducing the burden of loan guarantees and reforming legal and institutional frameworks. Legal and institutional reforms put in place by countries of the Central African Sub-region have been described as complex and in no way contributing to the regions desire for sustained economic growth and its much desired drive to attain middle-income economies.

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