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Trend Hunter: Reality Check for Reality TV in Africa

Nigerian IdolBig Brother Africa has been enchanting viewers for six years now, luring African audiences who crave local content. In the past, television producers have written Africa off as a place not deserving of its own locally-produced entertainment.

Last Updated on Friday, 17 February 2012 20:01

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Lagos live - Keziah's rallying cry

Nigerian artist Keziah Jones wants to breathe new life into the local music scene Nigeria's biggest music stars peddle hiphop and rap. At their 'live' performances they mime energetically to recordings laden with synthesised sound.

Last Updated on Friday, 17 February 2012 20:35

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African Peer Review Mechanism: Strengthening governance systems - Amos Sawyer

Ex Liberian interim president, Amos Sawyer is a member of the African Peer Review Mechanism's Panel of Eminent Persons/Photo/John Gillespie for Africa Renewal In 2003 the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD), the continental development plan, initiated the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM)

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 February 2012 19:14

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Ghana's total debt stock up 34 per cent in 2011

Photo/ReutersGhana's total debt rose by 34.09 percent rising to GH¢23.6 billion, equivalent to 44.2 percent of Gross Domestic Product, the central bank governor announced.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 February 2012 17:02

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Nigeria children suffer stunted growth

Map of NigeriaA survey by international polling agency Globescan has revealed that Nigerian children risk stunted growth in the next 15 years because of poor nutrition.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 February 2012 16:08

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EU gives Ghana 7 million euros for 2012 polls

The European Union has set aside seven million euros to support Ghana's 2012 elections and help in capacity building and education.

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