JOE FALTER APPOINTED AS NEW CEO OF JUMIA TRAVEL

JOE FALTER APPOINTED AS NEW CEO OF JUMIA TRAVEL. Nairobi – 6th September, 2017: Jumia Travel has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer, Joe Falter, succeeding Paul Midy who has exited the top post to take a different position in the larger Jumia Group. Falter, who is also the Founder and CEO of Travel’s sister company Jumia Food, assumes the role as part of efforts outlined to further bolster the company’s operations. “I could not be more excited to join this dynamic team which is revolutionising the way that people travel in Africa and beyond. With by far the biggest hotel inventory and market leading innovations, Jumia

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STARS SHINE IN CONGO

STARS SHINE IN CONGO. Jonathan Mensah struggling for the ball. Ghana’s Black Stars yesterday shrugged off their Kumasi debacle to deliver a comprehensive 5-1 win over their Congolese counterparts in the World Cup qualifier return fixture. The entire nation descended heavily on Coach Kwasi Appiah and his charges for throwing a stick in Ghana’s World Cup spokes last Friday with a 1-1 drawn results. But playing without skipper of the side, Asamoah Gyan, his deputy, Dede Ayew and his brother, Jordan, the Stars gave good account of themselves. Ghana ended the first half of the game with an emphatic 3-1 win and closed the second chapter with two goals. Atletico

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DENMARK’S QUEEN MARGRETHE II TO VISIT GHANA IN NOVEMBER

DENMARK’S QUEEN MARGRETHE II TO VISIT GHANA IN NOVEMBER. Queen Margrethe II, Denmark’s Head of State, Queen Margrethe II, is to pay a two-day visit to Ghana from November 23 to 24, 2017. A statement issued by the Danish Embassy on Monday said the visit, at the behest of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, would emphasize and consolidate the long-standing and well-established relations between Ghana and Denmark and also mark the gradual transition from aid to trade.” Queen Margrethe, who would be officially received by President Akufo-Addo, would be accompanied by a delegation of government representatives, Danish companies and business organisations to strengthen the relations between the two countries. During

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HOT AUDIO: CHINESE ILLEGAL MINERS ARRESTED IN E/R; CASH, GUNS SEIZED

HOT AUDIO: CHINESE ILLEGAL MINERS ARRESTED IN E/R; CASH, GUNS SEIZED. Nine Chinese and two Ghanaians have been arrested by a combined team of Forestry Commission staff and Operation Vanguard taskforce in the Kweikaru Forest Reserve in the New Abirim district of the Eastern Region. The combined team seized an amount of GH¢ 66,000; 2,567 Japanese Yen, €100, $ 340, one pistol, a pump action gun, one automatic rifle, and ammunition. The Chinese arrested are, Johnson Zhang, 29; Wang Zheng hou, 55; Wang Zhi Dong, 47; Tony Yin, 47; Cheng Sheng Xhi, 61; Zao Wen Lu, 43; Liu Zhang Hai, 49; Wang Zhi Gong, 47 and, Shi Zhi Hai, 49.

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PARTEY TREBLE, YIADOM BRACE SEE GHANA RUN RIOT OVER CONGO

PARTEY TREBLE, YIADOM BRACE SEE GHANA RUN RIOT OVER CONGO. Ghana stayed in the hunt to qualify for a fourth successive FIFA World Cup after ruthless finishing gave the Black Stars an impressive 5-1 win over Congo in Brazzaville on Tuesday. Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey grabbed a sensational hat trick with striker Richmond Boakye-Yiadom scoring a brace in the comprehensive victory at the Stade de Municipal Kintele. And they did it without some key players,  Asamoah Gyan, Jordan Ayew and Andre Ayew. The trio did not make the trip due to injuries. In their absence, Kwesi Appiah was forced to ring changes to the first eleven and Yiadom, who

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