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Ghanaians party big time with Medikal at London O2 concert
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Ghanaians party big time with Medikal at London O2 concert

Michael TubesMedikal hosted the concert performing between sets from other Ghanaian stars Ghana's biggest music stars have wowed London at a sold-out concert in the British capital. Top billing at the O2's Indigo venue on Friday night went to Medikal - real name Samuel Adu Frimpon - one of the leading lights on Africa's rap scene. The fans, many of them Ghanaians, were thrilled to see the cream of Ghana's talent. Some media personalities, including digital creator BlacVolta, broadcaster Jay Foley, and YouTuber Kwadwo Sheldon, even flew in from Ghana to see the show. Black Stars footballer Mohammed Kudus, who plays for the Premier League's West Ham, was also in attendance for the packed show. Michael TubesFootballer Mohammed Kudus (L) gave dancehall king Shatta Wale (R) o...
Aitana Bonmatí and Lionel Messi crowned at The Best FIFA Football Awards 2023™ in London
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Aitana Bonmatí and Lionel Messi crowned at The Best FIFA Football Awards 2023™ in London

  Lionel Messi retained his title, winning the top men’s player award Aitana Bonmatí was acclaimed as the best player in the women’s game Mary Earps, Ederson, Sarina Wiegman, Pep Guardiola, Guilherme Madruga and Marta amongst other winners The Best FIFA Football Awards 2023™ ceremony, held in London on Monday, 15 January, crowned Aitana Bonmatí and Lionel Messi as the outstanding players since the last edition, alongside recognising the outstanding performances of coaches, goalkeepers, and more across the men’s and women’s game. The winners of The Best FIFA Football Awards 2023 are: The Best FIFA Women's Player: Aitana Bonmatí (Spain / FC Barcelona) The Best FIFA Men's Player: Lionel Messi (Argentina / Paris Saint-Germain / Club Internacional de Fútbol Miami...
Media accreditation process for The Best FIFA Football Awards™ launched
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Media accreditation process for The Best FIFA Football Awards™ launched

  FIFA (https://www.FIFA.com) is pleased to announce that the media accreditation process for The Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2023, which will take place at the Eventim Apollo in London on Monday, 15 January 2024 has now been launched. The deadline for submitting accreditation requests is 8 January 2024. The process will be handled via the FIFA Media Hub (https://apo-opa.co/3TvKQF9) for written press and photographers. Please note that there is limited space available at the event. Please ensure you complete both of the following steps when requesting accreditation: FIFA Media Hub account (https://Media.FIFA.com): Media representatives who do not have an approved FIFA Media Hub account should register at https://apo-opa.co/3GOAJDR. Please note that approval to ...
First finalists for The Best FIFA Football Awards 2023 revealed
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First finalists for The Best FIFA Football Awards 2023 revealed

FIFA has announced the finalists in the women’s and men’s goalkeeper categories Winners will be crowned on Monday 15 January 2024 in London, England More finalists will be announced soon as the final FIFA tournament of a successful 2023 – the FIFA Club World Cup Saudi Arabia 2023™ – continues in Jeddah FIFA has announced the finalists for The Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper and The Best FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper awards for the 2023 edition of The Best FIFA Football Awards™. The finalists for The Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper are (in alphabetical order): Mackenzie Arnold (Australia / West Ham United FC) Catalina Coll (Spain / FC Barcelona) Mary Earps (England / Manchester United) The finalists for The Best FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper are (in alphabetical order): Ya...
London set to host The Best FIFA Football Awards on 15 January 2024
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London set to host The Best FIFA Football Awards on 15 January 2024

London will host The Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2023 Ceremony to honour world’s best to be held on 15 January 2024 Lionel Messi and Alexia Putellas were among the 2022 winners The planet’s top players, coaches, fans, goals, and acts of fair play will be recognised in London, England when the eighth edition of The Best FIFA Football Awards™ are held in one of the world’s most passionate football cities. On Monday 15 January 2024 members of the global football family will gather for a glittering ceremony to honour outstanding members of the world’s most popular sport. Next month’s event will mark the third time that FIFA has held The Best FIFA Football Awards in London, after the 2016 and 2017 award ceremonies were staged in the city. The nominees for eight of The Best aw...
British Airways launches second route to Ghana
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British Airways launches second route to Ghana

British Airways has launched a new route between London Gatwick and Accra in Ghana as it looks to grow its presence in Africa. BA’s new service will operate three times per week and complements the airline’s existing daily service between London Heathrow and the Ghanian capital. The carrier also plans to add a fourth weekly Gatwick-Accra service from April 2024. Neil Chernoff, British Airways’ director of network and alliances, said: “With 11 direct flights, across two London gateways, we’re pleased to offer our Ghanaian customers a greater choice of products and prices. “Overall, we’re doubling the number of seats between Accra and London, with 55 per cent more capacity next summer versus 2019. We are always looking at routes and regions where there is potential for growth and Accra is...
Africa Tech Summit London Announces 12 Ventures For Investment Showcase At London Stock Exchange on June 23rd
Technology

Africa Tech Summit London Announces 12 Ventures For Investment Showcase At London Stock Exchange on June 23rd

Africa Tech Summit London has announced 12 African tech ventures who will showcase investment opportunities to investors, corporates and industry experts at the London Stock Exchange on 23rd June.  The Africa Tech Summit Investment Showcase will feature innovative ventures from Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Egypt, and Zambia. The ventures are seeking to raise between $1mn to $15mn+ in funding across a range of sectors from investors and will feature; Astravest (Nigeria) is an investment platform that gives people access to investments in commodities, fixed income, real estate, and the information they need to trade. They help users grow stable incomes with less volatility.   Famasi Africa (Nigeria) is a digital health platform that helps pe...
President Akufo-Addo Leaves For Abu Dhabi, London
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President Akufo-Addo Leaves For Abu Dhabi, London

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Ghana on Saturday, 14th January 2023, to lead Ghana’s delegation to the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, in Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) is a global initiative championed by the UAE and its clean energy powerhouse Masdar to accelerate sustainable development and advance economic, social, and environmental progress.Established in 2008, ADSW brings together heads of state, policymakers, industry leaders, investors, entrepreneurs, and youth – who all have a stake in the future of our planet – to discuss and engage on bold climate action and innovations that will ensure a more sustainable world for future generations.President Akufo-Addo will then depart Abu Dhabi on...
Mamadou Fall Kane from COS Petrogaz to update investors at Invest in African Energy Reception in London
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Mamadou Fall Kane from COS Petrogaz to update investors at Invest in African Energy Reception in London

 Mamadou Fall Kane, Deputy Permanent Secretary of COS Petrogaz, at the upcoming Invest in African Energy New Year Reception organized by the African Energy Chamber (AEC) (www.EnergyChamber.org) at the Waldorf Hilton in London on January 26, set to kick-off a new era of energy investment in 2023 and beyond. As Senegal approaches first gas production from its Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) megaproject later this year, the West African nation will play a critical role in shaping global energy supply discussions and bringing new gas-focused investment opportunities to the table. The event will focus on exploring new avenues for financing large-scale, capital-intensive energy projects, mobilizing European partners, financiers and project developers to support bilateral tra...
Africa: Rystad Energy, Afreximbank to Drive Invest in African Energy in London Alongside African Energy Chamber (AEC)
Business

Africa: Rystad Energy, Afreximbank to Drive Invest in African Energy in London Alongside African Energy Chamber (AEC)

The African Energy Chamber (AEC) (EnergyChamber.org) – the voice of the African energy sector – is proud to announce that multinational energy market research firm, Rystad Energy, and leading pan-African financial services provider, the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), have been confirmed as the official partners for the Invest in African Energy New Year Reception, taking place at the Waldorf Hilton luxury hotel in London on 26 January, 2023. The Invest in African Energy reception serves to drive European investment across Africa’s burgeoning energy environment and comes at a critical time for Africa’s energy sector. While the continent boasts an estimated 125.3 billion barrels of crude oil, 620 trillion cubic feet of gas and untapped renewable energy potential, and Europe con...