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Straight Outta Compton wraps up box office chart

Rap movie Straight Outta Compton made a surprise debut at the top of the US and Canada box office this weekend, with takings of $56.1m (£35.8m). The NWA biopic, produced by Dr Dre and Ice Cube, was expected to make around half that figure, having cost $29m (£18.5m) to make.[…]

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Nana Addo

EC will compile new voters’ register – Nana Addo

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Presidential Candidate, Nana Akufo Addo is confident the Electoral Commission (EC) will compile a new register before the 2016 elections. Nana Akufo-Addo believes a new register will make the results of the 2016 elections credible. The country’s political parties are divided over the issue of a new voters register[…]

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Africa Technology Summit 2015

The technology and innovation space in Africa is flourishing, as the optimistic media reports show, and it’s a more profound shift than just the blossoming of clever mobile solutions like M-PESA or Ushahidi. With a former status as a laggard in technology, Africa has uniquely leapfrogged redundant technologies – and[…]

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Fifa Admit Scandal

Fifa admits scandal deters new sponsors

Fifa has admitted the corruption scandal is putting off new World Cup sponsors and plans to hold a summit with existing backers in August. Secretary-general Jerome Valcke said: “The current situation doesn’t help to finalise any new agreements.” Earlier, key sponsor Visa lambasted Fifa for a “lack of awareness” of[…]

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Nyantakyi blows up on BBC over Fifa arrests

The president of the Ghana Football Association Kwesi Nyantakyi has demanded more respect for Africa from fellow Fifa members. His calls come after criticism in certain quarters that African FA’s backed Sepp Blatter in his re-election as Fifa president last Friday. “It’s very irritating for someone to ask me why[…]

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