Kenya:ARM Long Serving Director and Chairman Wilfred Murungi Calls It Quits

[The Exchange] Nairobi -Kenyan billionaire Wilfred Murungi has parted ways with struggling cement maker ARM Cement Limited (Plc), ending his 24-years stint as a director at the company.
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Africa:Africa Abandoning Internet Satellite Status

[The Exchange] Africa's Internet life began as an outpost on the world network.
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Caspian Sea deal benefits Russia, troubles Iran

The five countries bordering the landlocked Caspian Sea recently struck a deal to resolve their longstanding dispute over its ownership. Experts say the agreement makes Russia the "de facto naval power" in the region.
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Tarantulas: Cambodia’s disappearing delicacy

Eating a fried tarantula has become a popular photo opportunity for tourists in Cambodia. However, this delicacy is in danger of disappearing, thanks to deforestation and over-harvesting of the spiders.
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Ghana:Cocoa Rebounds As Climate Conditions Dwindle

[Business Day] Cocoa recovered some of its previous week's losses, as favourable climatic conditions in top grower Cote d'Ivoire appear to have faded.
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Ghana:Banking Rot – A Senior Economist’s 2017 Memo Provides Key Insights

[Business Day] A memo from Habibu Adam, a Senior Economist at the Office of the Senior Minister, in August 2017 sheds light on critical issues in the banking sector following the collapse of UT Bank and Capital Bank.
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Ghana:4th Annual Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum Slated for October 25

[Business Day] Africa's leading entrepreneurship-focused philanthropic organisation, the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), has announced October 25, 2018, as the date for its 4th annual TEF Entrepreneurship Forum.
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Gothenburg car fires: Swedish man arrested in Turkey

Swedish police believe the series of car fires started by a number of youths were coordinated using smartphones. Police are yet to determine a motive for the attacks, which saw more than 100 cars burned or vandalized.
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Ghana:President Akufo-Addo Inaugurates 1 District, 1 Factory Project in Asokwa

[Ghana Govt.] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday, inaugurated Spring and Bolts Limited -- one of the companies under Government's 1 District, 1 Factory initiative at Asokwa in Kumasi.
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Ghana:President Akufo-Addo Cut Sod for Kumasi Roads Facelift Project

[Ghana Govt.] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Friday, August 10, 2018, cut sod for the commencement of the Kumasi Roads Facelift Project.
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