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Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe inks business agreement with Japanese firm

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The Zimbabwe government and Japanese firm, Afro-Japan Consulting Services on Thursday signed an agreement in which the company expressed interest in venturing into five...
cargo

Rwanda moves to facilitate cargo transit

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Rwanda is doing its best to ensure seamless movement of transit cargo at national, regional and international levels, a senior official said Thursday. ...
drought

Afreximbank pledges funding for Zimbabwe food aid after drought

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The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) said Thursday it will soon grant multi-million dollar facilities to support Zimbabwe in provision of emergency food aid and...
World Skills

Namibia to host 46th World Skills Africa competition in 2020

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Namibia will host the 2020 World Skills Africa competition, Namibia Training Authority (NTA) said Thursday. Speaking in an interview, NTA Chief Executive...
banks

Kenyan banks leverage on mobile loans to grow profits

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Kenyan banks have recorded huge profits in the first half of the year, with mobile phone products emerging as one of the driving forces...
BIOTECHNOLOGY

Expert roots for nature-based technologies to boost food security in Kenya

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Kenya should enact policies that promote adoption of nature-based technologies and innovations to renew soils, fight pests and diseases to boost production of key...
agricultural productivity

How a Chinese firm aids Nigeria’s modern agricultural development

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Every day since the past three years, Bulus Yunusa, an Abuja-based Nigerian farmer, receives calls from the people of his village in northeast Nigeria...
Antonio Guterres

UN secretary-general appoints new deputy special representative for Somalia

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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed Adam Abdelmoula, a dual citizen of Sudan and the United States, as his deputy special representative for...
Julius Maada Bio

Sierra Leonean President Julius Maada Bio

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Sierra Leonean President Julius Maada Bio will pay a state visit to China and attend the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation...
Mokgweetsi Masisi

Botswana’s President Mokgweetsi Masisi

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Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Masisi will pay a state visit to China from Aug. 30 to Sept. 5 at the invitation of Chinese President Xi...
Burkina Faso

President of Burkina Faso Roch Marc Christian Kabore

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The president of Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Christian Kabore, will pay a state visit to China from Aug. 30 to Sept. 5, during which...

MMDAs Cautioned Against Financial Agreement

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The Municipal and Metropolitan District Assemblies (MMDAs) have been urged to refrain from entering into any agreement with financial commitment that would bind the...
Photo taken on Sept. 15 shows the general outside view of the National Theatre of Ghana in downtown Accra, Ghana. As a landmark in Accra, the National Theatre of Ghana that was completed in 1992, was built under loans by Chinese government. (Xinhua/Lin Xiaowei)

Yahya Meirigah Bemoans African Lack of Boldness

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Mr Yahya Meirigah, a Senior Performer, Ghana Dance Ensemble, has said Africans lack boldness to take hard decisions to turn the fortunes of the...
Pharmacist

C/R : Community Pharmacists Undergo Training

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The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has organised a capacity building workshop for more 40 selected Community Pharmacists in the Central Region to enhance...
Ghana Cedi

PPA Gives Assurance for Judicious Management of Funds

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The Public Procurement Authority (PPA) on Tuesday debunked media reports that the Authority had signed a GH¢97 million contract for the development of e-Government...

Ghana’s President Commends NPP for Successful Conference

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has applauded the entire membership of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) on the successful conduct of the 25th Annual...
Hundreds are reported dead with many more missing after mudslides and floods tore through several communities in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Photo: UNICEF 2017

Sierra Leone vice president calls for more support following mudslide tragedy

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Sierra Leone's Vice President Victor Bockarie Foh Tuesday called for more support from partners, organizations and individuals to assist the government in its quest...
Houses Manny Pacquiao built for the poor Philippinos

Tanzanian government set to demolish 300 houses constructed in reserve areas

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The government of Tanzania said on Tuesday it will soon start demolishing about 300 houses constructed in government reserve located at Toangoma in the...
Ghana’s investment market

Ghana Stock Exchange readmits 2 firms suspended for failure to comply with regulations

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Two out of five companies suspended by the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) last week are back in the trading business, local media reported here...
Pile of smart phones

Kenya’s online shopping mall inks deal to market smartphones

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Kenya's fastest growing online shopping mall Kilimall, which is owned by Chinese investors, on Tuesday secured exclusive rights to market new Infinix and Tecno...

Demining committee verifies cleared areas in Angolan south Cunene province

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The National Inter-sectoral Commission for Demining and Humanitarian Assistance (CNIDAH) announced Tuesday that 45 out of a total of 143 areas cleared of landmines...
cotton

Farmers bank on biotech cotton to revive sector

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Kenyan farmers are banking on biotech cotton in order to revive the once booming sector. Kenya National Society for Biotech Farming (KNSBF) chairman Daniel Mugo...
bond

Ghana to raise US$6.4 billion in domestic bonds market

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The bank's Revised Issuance Calendar explained that part of the bond receipts would be used to roll over maturing debts equivalent to 6.04 billion...
World Boxing Union

Ghana applauds young world boxing champion

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The 21-year-old boxer, popularly known as the "Royal Storm", defeated Filipino Neil Tabanao to become the WBC world youth featherweight champion Saturday dawn in...

Israel Ignores Calls By U.S, UN and EU Over Pushing into West Bank

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Nickolay Mladenov, the U.N. coordinator for the Middle East peace process, told the Security Council from Jerusalem in a video link that Israel is...
Left: Daniel Fennell Public Affairs Counselor, U.S. Embassy Accra, Ghana. Christa E. Sanders Campus Director, Webster University Ghana and Professor Kofi Asare Opoku former Research Fellow in Religion and Ethics at the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana

Regional Leaders Centres Opened in Webster University

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Webster University a proud supporter of President Barrack Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative and who also value the partnership with the Regional Leaders Centre...
World Boxing Union

Isaac Dogboe receives congratulatory message from Sports Minister

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The Minister said the undefeated Isaac Dogboe’s victory over the tough fighting Filipino champion, Neil John Tabanao is a huge testament that Ghana still...
rent advance

Residents of Accra lament over high rent advance

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According to them, the law to enforce strict payment of only three months advance should be enforced with immediate effect. Speaking to the Ghana News...

3 Nigerians on remand for forged documents

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Egwolor Onome, Favour Omowo and Senu Oyinola, all Nigerians were said to have prepared to commit crime and forged documents United Nations Authority Certificates,...

Mining cadastre management system launched

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The online repository is a web based portal where all data recorded in the Mining Cadastre pertaining to minerals rights and related revenues are...