Angola Builds Football Stadium on Water

Angola becomes the first country in Africa to build a football stadium on water. The stadium was first opened over the weekend in Luanda and more than 1,000 fans attended. The beautiful stadium cost the country in excess of $20 million and was built for six months. It’s built in such a way that even […]

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SUPA MEGA ON HIS MUSIC BUSINESS & SCHOLARSHIP

The AKA Scholarship with the SAE Institute and Bridges for Music is a collaboration that covers the full year tuition for SAE’s full-time Higher Certificate in Sound Production at their Cape Town campus. “It’s a great honour for me to be able to offer a young aspiring musician/producer/engineer an opportunity to equip themselves with the skills […]

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SENEGALESE STAR SHARES HIS MILLIONS

  Sadio Mané is a man with a big heart. For his native village of Bambali in Senegal (2000 inhabitants) He: ➡️ Dispersed $300,000 for the construction of a high school 🏫 ➡️ Funded the construction of a hospital and a modern stadium 🏟 ➡️ Gave 50,000 CFA francs to each family in his village 💵 ➡️ Sent 300 Liverpool jerseys to […]

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STATE OWNED COMPANY OKDC UNVEILS THE BIGGEST BLUE DIAMOND

Botswana’s state-run Okavango Diamond Company unveiled on Wednesday what is believed to be the largest blue diamond ever discovered in the southern African country, one of the world’s top producers. The 20.46 carats, oval-shape fancy precious rock has been named “The Okavango Blue” in honour of the Okavango Delta, the country’s wildlife-rich world heritage site. […]

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The rich keep getting richer

Botswana has been listed among the top 20 countries in the world with highest increases in individual wealth in the last 10 years. An authoritative report released on Monday by AfrAsia Bank and New World Wealth estimates that total individual wealth jumped 46% in value between 2008 and 2018. The report does not identify individuals, […]

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IMF raises Botswana 2019 growth forecast to 3.9%

The latest forecast is lower than government’s, which in February announced a forecast of 4.2 percent growth for 2019. The revised IMF forecast, however, places Botswana above the sub-Saharan average of 3.5 percent and the SADC average of 2.4 percent for 2019. The latest revisions are contained in the IMF’s World Economic Outlook (WEO) released […]

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The 8 Most Expensive Hollywood Movies Ever

  It seems that Hollywood these days is more interested in big fiscal returns than it is in quality output, and it’s common knowledge that to win big you gotta spend big. Here, we break down the most expensive Hollywood films ever made. Filmmaking is not for the faint of heart – or the shallow […]

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Jeff Bezos’ $150 billion divorce

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW? Jeff Bezos divorce announcement in January started with a seemingly heartfelt and straightforward tweet from the couple and soon after spiraled into allegations of blackmail over nude photos and a private investigation into leaked texts. Apparently this is what it looks like when the world’s richest person gets divorced. The […]

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