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Eleven men were shot dead in Cape Verde on Tuesday, including eight soldiers, a local civilian and two Spanish citizens, the minister of Internal Administration for the archipelago off the African coast said in a statement. (Reuters)

A court in Nigeria has sentenced a former local MP to 154 years in jail for corruption and money laundering. Gabriel Daudu, from central Kogi State, was found guilty of 77 charges, Nigeria’s anti-corruption body says. (BBC)

A recent report by the Commission for Employment Equity revealed that white males still occupy senior management positions in South Africa. The report, which was released on Monday, shows that in the 22 years of the countries democracy, racial dynamics at top management level remain largely unchanged with only 14 per cent of black Africans holding these positions. (CNBC Africa)

Biz Development

In his latest Forbes article, Mfonobong Nsehe (@MfonobongNsehe) assembled a group of accomplished African entrepreneurs, Business Journalists, thinkers and thought leaders to randomly name 30 of the continent’s most exceptional young entrepreneurs below the age of 35. (Forbes)

Generation Next

A school on the outskirts of Hargeisa has become a draw for high-achievers from around Somaliland as well as a launching pad, sending these students on to some of the most prestigious schools around the world. (VOA)

Identity & Culture

Not long after Beyoncé broke the internet with the release of her visual album Lemonade Saturday night, various interpretations of the meaning behind the one-hour visual album hit social media. However, one person has uncovered a theory that many may have completely missed. During the film, Beyoncé was actually depicting an African goddess named Oshun, the goddess of beauty, love and sweet water. (Music Mic)

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