Africa:Experts Explore Infrastructure and Cooperation to Improve Lives

[allAfrica] Addis Ababa -African economies require structural transformation to attain sustained growth that trickles down to all its peoples, an official from the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) told experts gathered at the organization’s Ethiopian headquarters.

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Liberia:’King Maker’ Prince Johnson Endorses Weah for President

[FrontPageAfrica] Senator Prince Y. Johnson (MDR, NIMBA) Standard Bearer of the Movement for Democratic Reconstruction today endorsed the candidacy of football legend-turned Senator George Manneh Weah, dealing a major blow to Vice President Joseph Nyumah Boakai’s bid to succeed Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.

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South Africa:Software Giant Alerts U.S. Authorities to #GuptaLeaks Corruption Revelations

[Daily Maverick] Revelations contained in the #GuptaLeaks emails revealed that giant German software group SAP agreed to pay 10% “sales commission” to a company controlled by the Guptas in order to clinch Transnet business. In a statement issued today, SAP said it has disclosed the situation about its South Africa businesses to United States authorities

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Somalia:AU, UN and Somalia Hold Crisis Meeting On Mogadishu Bombing

[Shabelle] A crisis meeting bringing together the African Union (AU), United Nations (UN), the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and other key stakeholders to review the recent bomb attack in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, yesterday agreed on key measures aimed at deterring future attacks.

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