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Mali Music releases live performance of ‘Let Go’

Three-time GRAMMY® nominated artist, composer, and producer Mali Music has released a new live performance video for his single “Let Go.” It’s available today as part of Vevo’s Ctrl series and premiered on Mali’s YouTube channel. “Let Go” is the first single from his forthcoming album entitled Book of Mali, which will be released in a partnership between his imprint K Approved Enterprises and RCA Inspiration in the summer of 2020. Mixing his signature sounds of R&B, hip-hop, and gospel on hit songs such as “Beautiful,” “I Believe,” and “Still,” Mali Music continues to showcase his…

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Asia Financial Services 

Plastics dumped in oceans may reach 250 million tonnes in 10 years

If current trends in urbanisation, production, and consumption continue, the number of plastics in the world’s oceans may reach 250 million tonnes in less than 10 years, the World Bank has warned. The Bank stated this in a statement on Monday to commemorate World Ocean Day 2020. The warning comes against the backdrop of calls for a commitment to the conservation and sustainability of the oceans through innovation and science to protect a vital resource. There are currently an estimated 150 million tonnes of plastic in the world’s oceans, according…

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Africa Oil and Gas 

Producers hopeful of $50 oil cost, business sustainability from cuts Business

Although OPEC concurred at the weekend to extend 9.7 million barrels cuts in daily crude oil production through completion of July, providing oil rates some support, operators in the exploration market are enthusiastic that the cuts would be sustained to help production and organisation sustainability. In the course of international lock down, the occurring energy imbalance impacted oil manufacturers and rates such that service sustainability was threatened and capability to service over N3.4 trillion loans damaged. With the lock down raised and oil costs rebounding, African Energy Chamber thinks that…

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Africa Utilities 

How Water Scarcity Adds to Women’s Burden in Northern Ghana

Attaining universal and fair access to safe and affordable drinking water for all by the year 2030 is considered basic in attaining the Sustainable Development Objective 6. However about 4 billion individuals, nearly two-thirds of the population of the world, face severe water shortage and over 2 billion individuals reside in countries experiencing high water tension. Water system is not equitably dispersed across the globe. In sub-Saharan Africa, about 40%of the population lacks safe drinking water.  Another measurement of water inequality is gender. A research study conducted in 25 sub-Saharan…

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