Basketball Africa League Names Two-Time NBA All-Star Luol Deng as League’s Global Ambassador

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) today named two-time NBA All-Star and 2012 Olympian Luol Deng as BAL Global Ambassador.  Following his retirement from an NBA career that spanned 15 years, Deng will help grow the BAL’s profile throughout Africa and around the world, while inspiring African youth through basketball.     “I am thrilled to work with Luol in his new role as BAL Global Ambassador,” said BAL President, Amadou Gallo Fall.  “He has been a great leader and an inspiring role model. …

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Invest in Africa: Africa Oil & Power Events Drive Cross-Border Energy Trade and Investment

Africa Oil & Power is the only event group uniting the entire energy value chain, from oil exploration to renewables and focusing on the African continent. AOP 2020 flagship conference takes place on September 15-17 in Cape Town under the theme #InvestWithoutBoundaries. Key national conferences in 2020, held in partnership with government, include Senegal, Angola, Equatorial Guinea and South Sudan. Africa Oil & Power is the only event group uniting the entire energy value chain, from oil…

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Africa’s Wealthiest Man, Aliko Dangote, Ends the Year $4.3 Billion Better Off

Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, became $4.3 billion richer in 2019 as his fortune continued to grow on the back of investments in cement, flour and sugar. The 62-year-old Nigerian businessman and Africa’s most prominent industrialist ended the decade with a net worth of almost $15 billion, making him the 96th wealthiest man in the world, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Born into a wealthy Muslim family of traders in the north, Dangote incorporated his own business selling…

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AFRO, the Pan-African digital currency of water

One of the missions of AFRO includes improving daily well being of people of the African continent. We have mentioned it before, but today it became a reality. AFRO partnered with two companies to guarantee population of the continent a simple and secure access to drinking water. O’Claire and Sunwaterlife rely on systems that transform non-potable water into potable water using ultra filtration. This is a crucial point due to the fact that sometimes it is needed to travel several kilometers and…

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