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Freddy Kiwitt aims for African title next year


Boxing News of Saturday, 29 December 2018

Source: boxingghana.com

2018-12-29

Freddy ‘Pretty Boy’ Kiwitt

Liberian born Freddy Kiwitt alias ‘Pretty Boy’ took Ghana’s veteran but experienced boxer Frank Dodzi to size when he KOed him over the weekend at the Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra- Ghana.

BoxingGhana had a chat with the Germany based boxer after his victory.

Congrats Freddy

ANS: Thank you very much.

QUE: Were you in a hunt for knockout victory?

ANS: I was expecting victory, I did not know how it was going to end but I knew I was going to win.

QUE: You fought against an experienced boxer in Dodzi, was he a worthy opposition for you tonight?

ANS: I mean, He (Dodzi) is more experienced than me…..I think he has almost knockdown, everybody he has faced, he recently fought for the WBO…

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Sisi aims to link Europe, Africa by fiber optic network


CAIRO – 18 December 2018: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi delivered a speech at the High-Level Forum Africa-Europe in Vienna on Tuesday highlighting that the continent has achieved positive sustainable development rates over the past decade despite harsh conditions.

“Yet, we haven’t reached our targeted rates because of the difficult conditions in some African states, and the ascendance of terror groups, and foreign intervention,” the president added.

“We need to eliminate fear of the future felt by our youth. Digital transition and information technology are crucial to create the ecosystem necessary to attract investment and to boost creativity,” the president affirmed.

The president said that he aspires to build a fiber optic network that connects Europe and Africa….

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The Africa Tech Summit Aims To Celebrate The Diaspora’s Growing Network of Tech Influencers and Disruptors


The summit will be a deep dive into Africa’s growing influence in tech.

The first annual Africa Tech Summit in New York City will be a deep dive into Africa’s growing influence in tech.

Co-founder Christine Ntim, an award-winning Haitian-American entrepreneur who recently hosted the Haiti Tech Summit, has now turned towards Africa in partnership with her husband, Ghanian-British entrepreneur Einstein Kofi Ntim. The Africa Tech Summit is designed to give attendees a peek at tech developments and trends across the African continent. The one-day summit will feature workshops and keynote sessions with the goal of teaching the basics of startup development, investment, and ecosystem…

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Trump’s new Africa strategy aims to counter China, Russia – Axios


National Security adviser John Bolton unveiled the Trump administration’s Africa strategy on Thursday, saying the U.S. would revamp its aid and investments in the continent. The plan is largely designed to counter China and Russia.

Between the lines, from AP’s Maria Danilova: “Any renewed U.S. effort to counter China in Africa, however, comes years late. China became the continent’s top trading partner nearly a decade ago and has invested billions of dollars in high-profile infrastructure projects.”

“Africa is incredibly important to the U.S. If we didn’t understand it before, the competition with China and Russia should highlight it for us. Which is why I think it’s a turning point for us.”

— Bolton, speaking at the Heritage Foundation

Bolton accused China and Russia of using “bribes,”…

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Egypt aims to kickstart African trade as it takes AU chair



SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt, Dec 9 (Reuters) – Egypt is promoting itself as a linchpin for intra-African trade and a model of economic reform as it …
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Migrant deaths highlight African ills that US-led coalition aims to tackle – News


Migrant deaths highlight African ills that US-led coalition aims to tackle


NAPLES, Italy — The 76 migrants from Libya who drowned in June when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean represent the human trafficking, corruption and political instability in parts of Africa that require international cooperation to overcome, the Navy’s top commander in Europe and Africa said Monday.


Human traffickers take advantage of illegal immigration and corrupt African officials who take bribes to look the other way, which is why 117 migrants made a perilous crossing in a faulty boat that sank, said Adm. James Foggo, commander of Naval Forces Europe and Africa, at a seminar on how to strengthen Africa’s maritime security.


“They all…

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