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Cameroon and Chad

Borders reopen as curfew eases in Chad

The air and land borders are reopened on Wednesday and the curfew has been eased from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. in Chad, said...
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Experts hail Nigeria’s decision to reopen borders ahead of AfCFTA implementation

Nigeria's decision to reopen its borders will facilitate implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, as well as stem the tide...

Nigerian government mulls reopening of borders: minister

The Nigerian government on Wednesday said it is likely to reopen the nation's land borders soon, following a recommendation by a presidential committee. The presidential...
Cyril Ramaphosa

South Africa eases restrictions, opens borders as virus cases slow

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday announced South Africa would be moving to its lowest lockdown level, as Covid-19 cases fall. "We have withstood the coronavirus...

Libya reports 489 new COVID-19 cases

The National Center for Disease Control of Libya on Wednesday reported 489 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to...
Kotoka International Airport

Nana Addo eyes September 1 for reopening of air borders

President Akufo-Addo says the government needs to be able to ensure every prospective entrant into Ghana by air is tested on arrival before Ghana’s...

Angola maintains closed borders to fend off COVID-19

Angola said on Saturday it will maintain closed borders to fight and prevent a spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. According to a...

Minority urges military, Police to secure borders

The Minority Caucus in Parliament has called on the Ghana Armed Forces and the Ghana Police Service to stay neutral as state institutions and...
The Ghana Togo Border

Government to open borders for final year foreign students – Oppong Nkrumah

The Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, says the government is ready to open the country’s borders for final year foreign students to enable them...

Guinea-Bissau’s president extends state of emergency until May 26

The president of Guinea-Bissau Umaro Sissoco Embalo has decided to extend the state of emergency throughout the country until May 26, he announced on...
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Ban on social gatherings; closure of borders must remain in force – GMA

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has urged the Government to retain the ban on social gatherings and the closure of the nation’s borders for...

Republic of Congo closes borders after new COVID-19 case reported

The Republic of the Congo has decided to close its borders, after the announcement of a new COVID-19 case in the country by Prime...
President Akufo Addo

Ghana closes borders Sunday to curb coronavirus spread

Ghana will on the midnight of Sunday, March 22, 2020 close all its borders- land, sea and air- to human traffic to contain the...

Armenia closed borders with Iran for 3 weeks over COVID-19

Armenia has temporarily closed its trade and passenger borders with Iran over the COVID-19 outbreak in Iran, official IRNA news agency reported Wednesday. ...

Minimize restrictions on movements across borders – Chief

Naba Dazuur II, Divisional Chief of the Kpikpira Traditional Area in the Tempane District of the Upper East Region has appealed to government to...

Tanzania and Ugandan Authorities Meet to Discuss Challenges at the borders

Permanent Secretaries from Tanzania and Uganda on Tuesday met in the country's northwestern region of Kagera to discuss border-related challenges. Faraji Mnyepe, Permanent Secretary in...

Nigerian Borders Reopens on Orders

The Nigerian government on Saturday ordered the re-opening of all the nation's borders following the postponement of presidential and national assembly polls by the...

NNP Not Interested In Controlling Affairs Of Traditional Rulers – President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Thursday said his administration was not interested in controlling the affairs of traditional rulers, and as such would...
child trafficking

Charity blames porous borders for rise in child trafficking in Kenya

A Kenyan-based child protection organization said on Thursday that the country's porous borders are the hot spots for child trafficking to other parts...

Malawi army ordered to borders to curb smuggling

Malawi President Peter Mutharika has ordered the country's army to guard all the border points and impound vehicles smuggling maize, tobacco or other prohibited...

South Sudan hails Sudan for opening borders to facilitate aid delivery

The Government of South Sudan on Thursday lauded its northern neighbor Sudan for allowing relief agencies to use its territory and airspace to deliver...
Ghanaian Passport

Issuance of African Passport Will Open Wide More Borders

The image of Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Chadian President Idriss Deby proudly holding the first two copies of the newly launched pan-African passport...

Shippers cry over high cost doing business

Mr Robin Huws Barnes, Takoradi Branch Manager of the Ghana Shippers’ Authority, said the situation has made many shippers in the country non-competitive. He said...

Shippers cry over high cost of transacting business

Mr Robin Huws Barnes, Takoradi Branch Manager of the Ghana Shippers’ Authority, said the situation has rather rendered most shippers in the country non-competitive. He...

Foreigners must not meddle in Ghana’s electoral process

Mr Cletus Avoka, the Board Chairman of GIS, gave the warning at a durbar of immigration personnel in Sekondi when the board members paid...

Ghana’s Borders Provided With Surveillance Gadgets

Ghana has installed surveillance equipment at its border posts to protect citizens from the globalised threat of cross-border terrorist attacks. The Ministry of...
AFP/File / Georges Ourfalian Al-Nusra Front and allied Islamists seized Khan Tuman and surrounding villages south of Aleppo after less than 24 hours of clashes with Syrian pro-government forces

Terrorist attacks claims 6 lives whilst injuring 14

Those killed include four border guard soldiers, a civil defence member and a member of the public security department. Of the total...

Burundi Crisis Slows Borders confirmation with Tanzania

William Lukuvi, Tanzania's Minister for Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development, said Saturday that ongoing political crisis in Burundi was hindering the ministry from...
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Zambia beefs up on security along its borders to check smuggling

Eastern Province Permanent Secretary, Chanda Kasolo, said a task force had been formed to check the border routes following food shortages in neighboring countries,...

Indian police shoot and killed Eight Maoist rebels

Acting on intelligence information, police attacked the group of militants who had gathered for a meeting in a forested area on the borders of...