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Jumia to List on New York Stock Exchange

Jumia, the pan-African e-commerce giant has filed for an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange, documents on US Securities and Exchange Commission reveal.

The Beckhams are officially billionaires: report

David and Victoria Beckham are now officially joint billionaires, according to reports.

School children trapped as building collapses in Lagos

At least 10 young children were trapped when a four-storey building collapsed in a densely-populated area of Lagos Wednesday, and rescuers were trying to reach them through the damaged roof.

Famous music composer Prof. Nketia dies at 97

PROFESSOR JOSEPH Hanson Kwabena Nketia, the renowned ethnomusicologist and composer has been reported dead at aged 97.

The 2019 Future of Ghana Top 30 U30

On 6 March 2019 Ghana celebrated 62 years of Independence. The occasion was marked by a celebration service in Tamale, Ghana. The first time the service has taken place outside of the Capital Accra. At the same time Future of Ghana Ltd announced its top 30 U30 cohort for 2019 to a frenzy of anticipation and excitement on social media.

Former Vatican treasurer, Cardinal George Pell sentenced to six years in prison for sexually assaulting two choirboys

Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Vatican official to be convicted of sex abuse to date, has been sentenced to six years in prison for the "callous" assault of two choirboys in the late 1990s.