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WHY AFRICA’S YOUNG PEOPLE ARE THE REAL WINNERS AT THE CONFEDERATION OF AFRICAN FOOTBALL (CAF) AWARDS

WHY AFRICA’S YOUNG PEOPLE ARE THE REAL WINNERS AT THE CONFEDERATION OF AFRICAN FOOTBALL (CAF) AWARDS

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Almost nowhere on earth is football followed as passionately as in Africa. It is loved by Africans from all walks of life across the continent. This week, I am giving the opening address at the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Awards in Accra, Ghana. This has afforded me a good opportunity to reflect on Africa’s relationship with football and how it can help deliver a brighter future for our young people. I believe we need only look to the Liberian presidential election for a fine example of the transformative power of football. Against the odds, football legend and opposition candidate, George Weah was victorious and today, is President-elect of Liberia, one of Africa’s most popular countries. Weah’s perseverance in the face of an initial unsuccessful attempt is a testament
Court Declares Aiteo’s Boss, Benedict Peters Earnings, Assets As Legitimate…Clears Him Of Multiple Money Laundering Charges

Court Declares Aiteo’s Boss, Benedict Peters Earnings, Assets As Legitimate…Clears Him Of Multiple Money Laundering Charges

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  A High Court sitting at the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja has declared that earnings and assets accruing to oil magnate and Aiteo Energy boss, Benedict Peters were acquired legally through legitimate sources. This follows a similar ruling squashing multiple money laundering charges and bribery of election officials indictment against Mr. Peters. Justice Valentine Ashi declared this on Thursday, 7 of December, 2017 while pronouncing judgment in proceedings brought before him, challenging the provenance and legality of the ownership of assets and properties belonging to the Aiteo boss. There was no evidence to support the suggestion that any aspect of his business showed any criminal conduct and as such, the allegations were declared as baseless. BigPen Online re
Aiteo EVC, Benedict Peters Hires UK, US Legal Firms To Handle Allegations Against Him

Aiteo EVC, Benedict Peters Hires UK, US Legal Firms To Handle Allegations Against Him

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Benedict Peters, Executive Vice Chairman of Aiteo Group has appointed London law firm, Mishcon de Reya and Washington’s Covington & Burling to lead ongoing efforts to address politically-motivated issues against him. In a statement obtained by BigPen Online on Friday, Mr. Peters who gave reason for the appointments, said: “I maintain my position that all the allegations are baseless and without any truth whatsoever. These unfounded allegations have caused untold disruption to my family and my business. "To ensure that we remain focused, I have engaged two of the world’s leading law firms to offer both counsel and guidance in dealing with these issues.” “There is a toxic culture of politically motivated witch-hunts that stains reputations, stifles enterprise and keeps forei