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Safa wish Banyana well for Tuesday’s Women’s Afcon semifinal clash

ACCRA, Ghana, November 26 – SA Football Association (Safa) acting CEO Russell Paul on Monday wished Banyana Banyana well on their qualification to the Women’s Afcon semifinals where they play Mali on Tuesday in Accra, Ghana. Banyana maintained their unbeaten record in the tournament following their drawn last group stage match against Zambia. “We are […]

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China lending to sub-Saharan Africa can support growth, but brings risks – Moody’s

JOHANNESBURG, November 15 – China’s increased lending to governments in sub-Saharan Africa has the potential to support economic growth, but also amplifies credit risks for countries with high debt, ratings agency Moody’s has said. “Unless African investment financed by Chinese loans generates substantial economic gains that boost debt servicing capacity of sub-Saharan African governments, the credit […]

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Fifa bans Ghana’s Kwesi Nyantakyi for life after bribery and corruption charges

ZURICH, Switzerland, October 31  – Former president of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Kwesi Nyantakyi was banned for life from football for bribery and corruption by Fifa on Tuesday. Fifa’s Ethics Committee found Nyantakyi guilty of other charges including conflict of interest. In addition to his life ban, Nyantakyi was fined 500 000 Swiss Francs […]

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Barclays Africa to continue under old name in nine African countries

JOHANNESBURG, May 15 (ANA) – Barclays Africa Group Limited (BAGL) said on Tuesday that its Barclays-branded banks in nine African countries will continue to trade under the same name even after the group name changes to Absa in July. Barclays Africa’s shareholders on Tuesday, approved that the group changes its name to Absa Group Limited as part of […]

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Companies happy with steady progress at Ghana international trade fair, says dti

PRETORIA, March 5 – South African business people showcasing their products and services at the Ghana international trade fair currently underway in Accra are pleased with the steady progress they are making in their efforts to access the market in Ghana, the trade and industry department (dti) said. The business people, whose participation in the […]