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Parliament approves 63 million euros for La General Hospital rehabilitation

Parliament has approved a 63-million euro Contract Agreement between the Government of Ghana and Poly Changda Overseas Engineering Company Limited of China for...

WB approves US$500 million credit to improve secondary education in Tanzania

The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors have approved 500 million U.S. dollars credit from the International Development Association (IDA), the Bank's fund for...

Parliament approves €55.024 million credit facility for University of Environment

Parliament has approved a total of €55.024 million credit facility agreement between the Government of Ghana and the Deutsche Bank to finance the development...

China approves new anticancer drug for clinical tests

A new anticancer drug capable of "lysing" cancer cells has been granted approval to enter clinical trials in China, the drug's developers said Wednesday. The...
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Egypt approves US$200 million job-creation loan from World Bank

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday ratified a loan of 200 million U.S. dollars from the World Bank to create more job opportunities...

IMF approves US$1.3 billion funding program for Jordan

Jordan said on Wednesday that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a four-year funding program worth about 1.3 billion U.S. dollars for Jordan. ...

Burundian court approves presidential candidacy of former president

Burundi's Constitutional Court has approved the presidential candidacy of former president Domitien Ndayizeye after the country's electoral body declined his application for the May...

Uganda approves Chinese oil firm’s assessment report to develop sector

Uganda's environment watchdog on Monday announced the approval of an Environment and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) submitted by China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC)...
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Rwanda approves waiver of visa fees for Africans, Commonwealth, OIF citizens

Rwandan cabinet Friday approved waiver of visa fees for a broad category of visitors entering the east African country. Cabinet approved waiver of entry visa...

Zambia cabinet approves creation of contingency fund to tackle COVID-19

The Zambian cabinet has approved for the creation of a contingency fund for emergency preparedness, prevention and mitigation measures against the outbreak of novel...

Parliament approves loan facility for Keta Water supply system

Parliament has approved a total of €97.184 million credit facility agreement between the Government of Ghana and the Deutsche Bank, supported by the Italian...
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Malawi parliament approves cannabis regulation bill

Malawi's Parliament has approved a cannabis regulation bill that will legalize cultivation of cannabis for medicinal use. The bill, introduced by Minister of Agriculture,...

Nigerian governor approves life imprisonment, death penalty for kidnappers

Abdullahi Sule, the governor of Nigeria's central north state of Nasarawa, on Wednesday assented to the law which prescribed death penalty for anyone found...

AfDB approves US$122 million framework to clear Somalia arrears

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Development Fund on Wednesday approved a framework for 122.55 million U.S. dollars to clear Somalia's arrears. ...

Portugal parliament approves proposals to legalize euthanasia

The Portuguese parliament approved on Thursday five government legislative proposals to legalize euthanasia and doctor-assisted suicide for the terminally sick in the country. The five...
Growth was uneven across eurozone countries, with Germany "robust" and France losing ground ?

Germany approves draft law to raise minimum pension level

The German government approved a draft law to raise the minimum pension level, the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (BMAS) announced on Wednesday....

UK PM approves HS2 high-speed rail project despite spiralling cost

Despite its escalating cost, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday gave green light to HS2 high-speed rail, the country's biggest infrastructure project since...
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Zambia cabinet approves signing of deal with U.S. on improving wildlife management

The Zambian cabinet has approved the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the United States to enhance wildlife management, a government...

Ghana’s Cabinet Approves Community Water & Sanitation Agency Policy Reform

The Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6), enjoins member countries, including Ghana to provide at all times clean water and sustainable sanitation facilities for...
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Parliament approves nomination of Supreme Court Justices

Parliament has unanimously approved the nomination of three Justices appointed by President Nana Akufo-Addo to the Supreme Court. The approval follows a recommendation...
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Somalia cabinet approves ICT strategy

The Somali cabinet has approved the country's first information and communications technology (ICT) strategy to attract more investment, a government minister said on Friday. ...

AfDB approves US$455 million loan to Tanzania for new airport in capital city

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a 455 million U.S. dollars loan to Tanzania for the construction of a new airport and ring...
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AfDB approves US$455 million loan to Tanzania for new airport in capital city

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a 455 million U.S. dollars loan to Tanzania for the construction of a new airport and ring...
Police continue to monitor the situation at the Gbewaa Palace and the entire Yendi municipality.

Yendi Municipal Assembly approves 2020 Action Plan

The Yendi Municipal Assembly has approved its 2020 Annual Action Plan, Budget and Fee Fixing resolution during its second ordinary meeting in Yendi in...
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Namibia approves Zimbabwe anti-sanctions drive

The Namibian government on Thursday endorsed the engagement of local stakeholders to come up with measures to push the lifting of economic embargo against...

Ethiopian parliament approves new electoral, political parties proclamation

The Ethiopian House of People's Representatives (HoPR) on Saturday ratified the draft proclamation governing Ethiopian electoral and political parties. The endorsed new...
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Zambia’s cabinet approves ratification of economic partnership deal with EU

The Zambian cabinet has approved the need for the country to ratify the Eastern and Southern Africa Interim Economic Partnership agreement with the European...

Sunyani Municipal Assembly Approves Presidents Nominee

Madam Justina Owusu-Banahene, the President's nominee for the position of Municipal Chief Executive (MCE)for the Sunyani has been overwhelmingly endorsed. All the 47 assembly...
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Chief Fisherman of Sekondi Approves Closed Fishing Season

Nana Kweku Yiadom, the Sekondi Chief Fisherman has welcomed the directive issued by the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development to ban fishing for...

Namibia’s energy regulator approves 2.5 percent cut in bulk electricity tariff

Namibia's Electricity Control Board (ECB) said Thursday that it has approved a 2.5 percent cut by the country's power utility in bulk tariff for...