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By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 4th, 2014
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In a world where many are continuing to tighten their belts and complain of the “financial pinch” there are some entities that seem to remain on the gravy train. Among the usual culprits one entity stands tall, a constant that no one questions or suspects. The church. It’s easy to speak of how big bu...
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Aug 6th, 2013
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10-Year Old Zuriel Oduwole Makes History On Forbes Magazine10-Year Old Zuriel Oduwole Makes History On Forbes MagazineA Nigerian girl, 10-year old Zuriel Oduwole has made history as the youngest person ever to be interviewed on popular magazine Forbes. Zuriel at the SMC red carpet The interview with ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 3rd, 2013
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A prophet is without honour except in his own house By Omolara Williams In the dark old days when the military dominated Nigeria’s political scene, the phenomenon of brain drain became crystallised in our national consciousness, as our best brains in all walks of life embarked on an exodus to nations...
By IndepthAfrica
In Angola
Jan 25th, 2013
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Isabel dos Santos, the eldest daughter of Angola’s president, has become Africa’s first female billionaire, US financial magazine Forbes has said. The 40 year old’s shares in several Portuguese firms, including a TV cable company, and an Angolan bank put her on the billionaires̵...
By IndepthAfrica
In Uganda
Nov 11th, 2012
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By EMMANUEL GYEZAHO, Monitor The personal fortunes and wealth of five Ugandan businessmen has caught the eye of Forbes Magazine, the influential American publication known for its listing of the world’s most rich people. Businessmen Sudhir Ruparelia, Patrick Bitature, Charles Mbire, Amiral Karmali an...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 26th, 2012
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Lucy Siegle, The Observer SoleRebels founder Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu was convinced she could make stylish shoes out of old tyres, The idea for footwear label soleRebelspopped into the brain of Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu in 2004. Looking around her native Addis Ababa, she caught sight of the ubiquitous s...
By IndepthAfrica
In Business
Aug 6th, 2012
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“It has been a long struggle for women in business, which is far from over. History even records the first woman to work in an office in Johannesburg. It was in 1894, screens were put up around her because it was not appropriate for her to be seen – more on this in the cover […]...
By IndepthAfrica
In Movie & Music
Jul 4th, 2012
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Tom Cruise, who is reeling from wife Katie Holmes’ shocking Thursday divorce filing last week after five years of marriage, topped Forbes’ list of highest earning actors, after earning 75 million dollars between May 2011 and May 2012. The actor who turned 50 on Tuesday, enjoyed a successf...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 3rd, 2012
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Africa’s richest man, Nigerian Aliko Dangote, has donated $500 000 to victims of last month’s munitions blasts in Congo which killed at least 282 people, his group said on Tuesday. Dangote made the donation at the weekend in the Congolese capital Brazzaville with a pledge to increase his ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Business
Feb 10th, 2012
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LAGOS — Nigerian manufacturing group Dangote has opened a one-billion-dollar cement plant near the economic capital Lagos, one of the largest investments in the oil-rich west African country. “We are working towards making the company one of the eight biggest producers of cement in the world,&#...