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Reinnier Kaze, AFP | This photo taken on June 16, 2017 shows the city of Bamenda, the Anglophone capital of northwest Cameroon.

Cameroon government reassures security in troubled Anglophone regions before school reopening

The Cameroonian government said on Monday that it will take "all measures" to ensure schools reopen hitch-free in the war-torn English-speaking regions of...
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Experts call on support for postal service upgrade in Africa

Postal services in Africa need to be supported in order to meet global standards and compete internationally, experts said on Monday at a conference...

S. African ruling party shocked by murder of soldier deployed to fight gangs

The ruling African National Congress (ANC) on Monday expressed shock at the murder of a soldier, deployed in operations against gangs in Cape Town's...
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Zambia advises truck drivers not to enter South Africa amid threats

The Zambian High Commission to South Africa on Monday issued a travel advisory advising truck drivers not to enter the country on Sep. 2...
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Zambian leader travels to Japan for TICAD meeting

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Monday left for Japan to attend the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD). The conference,...
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AU encourages Rwanda, Uganda to faithfully fulfill recent commitments

The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU-PSC) on Monday encouraged the governments of Rwanda and Uganda to faithfully honor and fulfill...

Zimbabwe fuel prices increase yet again

The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) on Monday increased fuel prices again and also implemented a new pricing model which takes into account transportation...

Zambia issues travel alert to truck drivers going to South Africa

The Zambian government on Monday issued a travel alert to truck drivers traveling to South Africa following increased attacks in that country. ...

Night explosion hits Tanzanian law firm, police launch investigations

Police on Saturday launched investigations into a night explosion that hit the headquarters of a law firm in Tanzania's commercial capital Dar es Salaam. Lucas...
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Zimbabwe’s VP Mnangagwa not yet fully recovered – Mugabe

Zimbabwean Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa is not yet fully recovered from illness caused by suspected food poisoning, President Robert Mugabe said Saturday. In an address...
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Stakeholders push integration of mining into Ghana’s economy

Experts discussing Ghana's future as a mining nation have urged the country to develop and implement a strategy that will see the integration of...
Eastern Arc Mountains

Tanzania gets US$3.1 million grant for conservation of Eastern Arc Mountains

An agreement for the grant was signed in the east African nation's commercial capital Dar es Salaam between the Deputy Norwegian Ambassador to Tanzania,...

Burundi releases journalist accused of threatening national security

Steve Irakoze Gisa was released Thursday after spending seven days at the custody of the Burundi National Intelligence Service (SNR). Gisa, who...
Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

Rwanda, DR Congo ink deal on cross-border trade of agricultural products

The deal was inked between Chamber of Rwanda Farmers working under the Private Sector Federation, and Farmers-Concessioners Association for Development in DR Congo on...
Diego Costa

Iker Casillas and Costa Back in for Spain

Lopetegui's first squad is for the September 1 friendly against Belgium and the September 5 World Cup qualifier against Liechtenstein. ...
UK Chamber of Commerce

UKs First Chamber of Commerce to be Unveiled in Ghana

A statement issued by the British High Commission and copied to the Ghana News Agency said the role of the Chamber is to promote,...
Students to participate in the competition

Ghanaian students to take part in UCMAS international challenge

The students are expected to leave Ghana on November 9 and arrive on November 10 for an intensive training before the competition. The international competition...

Highway robber slapped with 18 years jail term

Abubakar, aka Karim Burger, a Niger illegal Miner, pleaded guilty to the charge of conspiracy to commit crime to wit robbery and robbery. He...
Group photograph of the golfers with executives of PGA of Ghana, members from Damang Golf Club and reps from the sponsors

Damang Hosts 2016 PGA Qualifying School

The second edition of the Q-school is aimed at giving golfers an opportunity to realise their dream of being a professional golfer. ...
mobile money

As At June 2016 Mobile Money Value Stood At GH₵679.2m

During the same period total number of registered mobile money agents increased to 108,531 compared with about 38,400 in June 2015. Speaking at the launch...
Dignitaries and some participants at the launch.

SNV seeks more action for effective development

He said: “Development requires more than paper, it requires more than policy documents, it requires more than just speaking out nice intentions during...

Brazilian authorities charge US swimmer Lochte

The 32-year old gold medallist had said that he and three of his team mates were held at gunpoint and robbed by men posing...
Germany coach Joachim Loew

Coach Loew Retains Some Players From Euro 2016 Squad

There is a first call up for Hoffenheim's 20-year-old central defender Niklas Suele, while two other members of Germany's Olympic silver medallist team, Schalke...
President Mahama leaves Accra

President Mahama jets off for Kenya

This is the first time the Conference is taking place in Africa. According to the statement, President Mahama said he was looking forward...
Clinton and Trump

UPI/CVoter poll: Donald Trump Takes The Lead Again

The online poll shows Trump with 48.29 percent to Clinton's 47.59. The two have been in a virtual tie in the poll for several...
The fifth Applied Research Conference in Africa (ARCA)

Cape Coast: African Researchers Conference Opens

Delivering a lecture on the theme, Professor Bashir Garba, Secretary to the Sokoto State, Nigeria, said the Governments must, therefore, provide policy guidelines and...

Mississippi police probes the stabbing of 2 nuns

The women were found stabbed, investigators said. They were identified as Sister Paula Merrill, a nurse practitioner in Kentucky, and Sister Margaret Held, a...

4 million registered taxpayers evaded tax in 2015

He said, last year, six million registered taxpayers were supposed to pay income tax to government but only two million honoured – leaving a...
?The EU's ban on Indian mangoes is causing concern for both importers and exporters

Ghanaian businesses asked to follow global trade policies

Mr. Fredrick Alipui, Policy Advisor to the Trade and Industry Ministry, said they should be conversant with the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), African Growth...

Ex National Officer of UFP make bid for Presidency

He said he was the right man to unite and lead the nation to prosperity. Ghana, he claimed, was facing...