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Making of A Mogul: The Ladies Edition Launches On DStv

The exciting series Making of a Mogul makes a return to Africa’s number one pay-tv platform DStv in April 2019 on FOXlife. The highly successful series produced by iFactory Live will in this season focus on the stories of rising African female trailblazers thus it dubbed theLadies Edition. The show hosted by Ghanaian media icon Anita Erskine promises a rich lineup of African women from arts and entertainment to fashion and medicine whose inspiring stories will keep fans riveted to their television throughout the season.

Netflix secures female Kenyan media guru as manager for International Originals

Netflix is sticking to its plan on diversity and inclusion of more original African movies, a promise it made late December 2018 when the company’s vice president of international originals, Erik Barmack, announced that it will commission series from Africa in 2019.

Macron names Senegal-born spokeswoman in mini reshuffle

French President Emmanuel Macron has appointed his Senegalese-born media advisor as government spokeswoman, one of three new faces for his cabinet as it gears up for the European Parliament elections next month.

Meet the 29-year-old African lawyer who made history with Ghana’s first wholly owned oil and gas company 

Women’s participation in the workforce is a huge concern for development. The topic ignites passionate conversation during women’s history month each year. In the oil and gas industry, the issue of gender parity is especially acute.

President Trump threatens to shut US-Mexico border over immigration crisis

President Donald Trump has escalated his persecution of immigrants and refugees, ordering the cutoff of all US aid to the Central American countries of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador because the right-wing US-backed regimes in all three countries (which comprise the so-called Northern Triangle of Central America) have been unable to halt the flow of desperate refugees moving north toward the United States.

“New, Lower Import Duty Regime Out Very Soon” – President Akufo-Addo Assures

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has indicated that reforms to Ghana’s import duty regime, which will bring down the high duties prevailing in Ghana’s ports, are in the offing, and will be rolled out soon.

US rapper, Nipsey Hussle shot dead outside his Los Angeles Store

The hip-hop world has been thrown into a state of mourning after American rapper, Nipsey Hussle, was shot dead on Sunday March 31st.