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Amazon names Starbucks COO as second black woman director on its all-white board

Starbucks chief operating officer and former Sam’s Club CEO Rosalind “Roz” Brewer has been appointed to the Amazon board as the second black woman director of the company after Myrtle Potter, the former president and COO of Genentech who served from 2004 to 2009.

“Mining Must Make Africa Prosperous Not Poor” – President Akufo-Addo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the mining industry has what it takes to help make the economic transformation sought after in Africa, and, thereby, make the African peoples prosper.

HIV pill pastor fined for fake cure

A Zimbabwean prophet who said he had found a herbal remedy for HIV and other illnesses has been fined $700 (£540) for fraud.

Kardashian sisters win $10M in legal battle against cosmetic company

The Kardashian sisters sure know means to get richer by the day.

Ethiopia’s prime minister and wife adopt orphan named Million

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and his wife are all smiles after a court approved their request to adopt a child from an orphanage in the country.

Crypto boss dies suddenly with password to clients' £110m

People who invested in cryptocurrency with QuadrigaCX will lose their money - nearly $190 milion - after the company's founder died without tranferring the passwords to anyone.

Komla Dumor Award 2019: Seeking a rising star of African journalism

The BBC is seeking a rising star of African journalism for the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award, now in its fifth year.