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50 terrorists killed in northern Mozambique

Mozambican Interior Ministry said Thursday that a total of 50 armed men were killed on Wednesday and Thursday by the Defense and Security Forces...

Ghana Police Command and Staff College, Winneba Disinfected and Fumigated

A four-hour disinfection exercise has taken place at the Ghana Police Command and Staff College situated on about 500-700-kilometer land at Winneba. The exercise was...
Cameroon Soldiers

11 militants killed in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone region

At least 11 militants were killed on Wednesday in clashes with the Cameroonian army in Nwa, a subdivision in the country's troubled English-speaking region...

Mozambican government says 129 terrorists killed in April operations

A total of 129 terrorists were killed in the province of Cabo Delgado, Mozambique during the current month's operations carried out by the Defense...
Majeed Ashimeru in mask

Face masks required for football as authorities try to resume leagues?

The Minister of Labour in Austria is considering a mask requirement for football to return in the country. This is expected to guarantee the safety...
Sekondi Takoradi Market Social Distancing Model

President Akufo-Addo encourages traders to learn from Sekondi-Takoradi market social distancing model

The President, Nana Akufo-Addo has called on market women and traders across the country to emulate the unique Social distancing model currently practised by...

Chinese community in Nigeria makes more donations amid pandemic

Authorities in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, on Wednesday received more donations from the Chinese community in the state to help fight COVID-19. ...

COVID-19: Authorities must urgently plan ahead to ensure dead bodies are properly handled

The number of deaths caused by COVID-19 could overwhelm local capacity to handle dead bodies properly, the International Committee of the Red Cross warned...
A researcher works on new medicine product at a bio-pharmaceutical enterprise based in Yantai, eastern China’s Shandong province on Aug. 9, 2017. (Photo by CFP)

Botswana university develops software tools on COVID-19 data, monitoring

Researchers with the University of Botswana (UB) have developed computer software tools to help deal with the southern African country's COVID-19 situation, authorities have...
Photo taken on Sept. 3, 2019 shows the Mwalimu Nyerere Foundation Building built by China Railway Construction Engineering Group in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Tanzanian President John Magufuli and Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Friday inaugurated the Mwalimu Nyerere Foundation (MNF) Building built by China Railway Construction Engineering Group (CRCEG). (Xinhua)

Tanzania’s business capital takes measures to curb spread of COVID-19

Authorities in Tanzania's business capital Dar es Salaam on Wednesday announced measures aimed at controlling spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, including selection of 24...

Bulgaria seizes 148,000 smuggled protective masks at border with Turkey

Bulgarian customs inspectors have seized 148,000 smuggled protective masks at the country's Kapitan Andreevo checkpoint near the border with Turkey, authorities said Monday. ...

Tanzania terminates contract with Romanian firm over supply of firefighting gear

Tanzanian authorities on Friday announced termination of a controversial contract with Rom Solutions Limited, a Romanian firm over the procurement of firefighting and rescue...
Russian President Vladimir Putin

Russia extends paid leave nationwide to end of April

Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared an extension of paid leave for all Russians to April 30 due to COVID-19. "If the situation allows, we...
Social Market Distancing

Traders in Takoradi to be relocated to Jubilee Park for social distancing

The Authorities of the Sekondi//Takoradi Sub-Metro have asked traders within and outside the inner parameters of the Central Business District of Takoradi to relocate...

COVID-19 patient escape from quarantine in Ghana

One Guinean COVID-19 patient in north Ghana's city of Tamale has escaped from quarantine, authorities said here on Tuesday. The Northern Regional...
Social Institutions Covid

STU supplies free sanitizers for Sunyani populace

The Authorities of the Sunyani Technical University (STU) has presented alcohol based sanitizers to staff of the University, educational institutions and a section...
French police evict thousands of migrants living on sidewalks near the reception center for migrants and refugees at porte de la Chapelle, north of Paris CREDIT: PASCAL ROSSIGNOL/REUTERS

Tanzania declares special crackdown on illegal immigrants

Authorities in Tanzania on Tuesday declared a special crackdown on illegal immigrants saying no stone will be left unturned in the search for the...
Maritime Dispute

Angola, Republic of Congo to define maritime border by 2022

Angola and the Republic of the Congo will delimit their maritime border by 2022, officials announced here on Friday. In a meeting held by the...
Around 40 village cadres, members of the poverty alleviation working team, as well as young volunteers pick, wash and load the vegetables at the vegetable planting base of Xuyuan village on Feb. 5. Photo by Shi Chunlai, People’s Daily Online

Authorities are making efforts to meet poverty alleviation goals despite huge pressure from the...

By Zhao Yusha The COVID-19 outbreak, which has put parts of China under lockdown and brought productivity in rural areas to standstill, prompted speculation on...
Ideal Import Loan

Botswana intensifies awareness on illegal import and export of cultural objects

Authorities in Botswana are making initiatives to fight illegal import and export of cultural objects. The Department of National Museum and Monuments...

CCTH rallies stakeholder support to address maternal and neonatal challenges

Authorities at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital (CCTH) have tightened measures to address the continuous maternal and neonatal related deaths recorded at the...

Zambia arrests 7 people for trafficking over 4 tons of cannabis, including foreigners

Anti-drug authorities in Zambia on Thursday arrested seven people for trafficking in over 4 tons of cannabis. The seven were arrested in the eastern part...

China reports 1,287 confirmed cases of new coronavirus pneumonia

Chinese health authorities announced Saturday that 1,287 confirmed cases of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), including 237 in critical conditions, had been...

Two adults, 3 children found dead in Massachusetts home

Authorities said police found the bodies of two adults and three children of the same family who died from gunshot wounds in their Massachusetts...

Desertification worries authorities in Botswana

Authorities in Botswana on Monday bemoaned that desertification is affecting the country's rural populations' livelihood. The impact on grazing lands and forest...

Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy rivalry, authorities must act now

I was since 7:30 last night been glued to my TV set just to see who wins what at the 2019 Vodafone Ghana Music...

Unplanned settlements a cause of floods in northern Tanzania

Authorities in northern Tanzania on Wednesday blamed unplanned settlements as the main cause of floods, which forced scores of people to flee their flooded...
Maintain Our Road Medians Well

Minister Tasks Authorities to Regularly Preserve Road Medians

The Minister for Roads and Highways, Mr Kwasi Amoako-Atta, has charged the Department of Urban Roads to maintain the roads under their jurisdiction well...
Boeing shares suffered more than 10 per cent decline in the week when a wave of countries suspended the aerospace giant’s 737 Max jets in the wake of the deadly crash in Ethiopia. Courtesy.

Boeing Has Commenced developing Software Fix for 737MAX

The U.S. aviation authorities said Wednesday that Boeing is developing a software fix and a pilot training program to address issues with the aircraft...
Wpid Kidnappers

Calm returns to Cameroon’s Adamawa region after crackdown on kidnappers

Calm has returned to Cameroon's mountainous Adamawa region after "heavy" crackdown on kidnappers by government forces, according to local authorities. "The...