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AfricaOracle's Weekly - 12/12/14

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Below is a round up of recent events - news, sports, stories and conversations on Africa - for the Week Ending 13th December 2014

Features: African Dream: Zambian entrepreneur's cash tips. Organic cosmetics king wages war on skin bleaching. A Paradigm Shift: Entrepreneurship taking precedence over public jobs in Ethiopia.

Events: AN AFRICAN & CARIBBEAN CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION, 20 December 2014, London, United Kingdom.

It wasn't all bad: How cleaning company founder made a success of a ‘thankless job’. This backpack was trash. Now it's a life-saving schoolbag for kids. Johannesburg's 'shipping container' apartments.

News: Mugabe sacks Vice President Mujuru. Ebola fighters are Time's 'Person of the Year'. Dewani back in Britain after honeymoon murder acquittal.

Insights: Women in Sudan: what the 'ugly' debate tells us about society.
Google Images help perpetuate African stereotypes. 14 of the most important global development moments of 2014 - as told in charts.

Sports: Mali can win Nations Cup - Sambou Yatabare. Tokelo Rantie: Africa Cup of Nations prospects brighter. Cameroon have learnt World Cup lessons - Moukandjo.

Business: How to attract billions to fund Africa’s energy sector. Ghanaian Young Entrepreneur, Sangu Delle wins Young Person of the Year at 2014 Future Awards Africa. Uganda rebases GDP, boosts overall EAC attractiveness.

Science & Technology: SWIFT To unveil Africa’s brightest FinTech startups. Africa’s five fastest-growing technology companies. Access to develop Uganda’s first solar power plant.

Development: EU provides $6.4m sustainable development grant for Seychelles. Ten world-class African infrastructure projects. Somalia invites energy companies to explore for oil.

Arts & Culture: A Cameroonian Writer Spins African Tales. Ugandan Transgender Web Series 'The Pearl Of Africa' Debuts. These Are The Winners Of The Future Awards Africa 2014.

Travel: Sudan: pyramids, souqs and Gaddafi's hotel in land tourism forgot. Egypt tourism revenues more than double in third quarter. Live the High Life: 11 Unbelievable Treehouse Hotels in Africa. Star-gazing tourists flock to Africa's darkest place. The world's best countries: in pictures.

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