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Kenyan law enforcers to enhance interagency collaboration to combat wildlife crime

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Kenyan law enforcers have resolved to foster inter-agency collaboration and cooperation to help combat wildlife crime in Kenya. The law enforcers who...
Floods

World Bank cites poor urban planning for persistent floods in Ghana’s capital

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Besides a change in attitude, the World Bank has assessed that effective urban planning and strong enforcement were needed to deal with the perennial...
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

INEC Postpones Nigeria’s Elections, Cites Logistical Challenges

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The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled for (Saturday) by one week. The commission...

Judge’ of the Superior Court Cites CJ for Contempt

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Justice Mustapha Logo, one of the Superior Court justices implicated in the 2015 judicial scandal uncovered by Anas Aremeyaw Anas, has filed a suit...
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Selena’s breakdown described as the worst ever

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In a world exclusive, on newsstands now, In Touch magazine reveals that Selena has been partying so much that friends were worried she might...

Media Foundation faults NPP over offensive expression

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According to the MFWA monthly analysis NPP made a total of 17 indecent expressions out of 44 indecent expressions recorded for the period followed...

Anadarko Accused Of Ignoring Transparency Exercise

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The data is conducted annually by the Ghana Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (GHEITI). The Data indicated that oil, gold, and cocoa-producing West African country...
Kenya Wildlife Service

Officials say Kenya will be kicked out of CITES

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Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Head of CITES Implementation Solomon Kyalo told Xinhua in Nairobi that Kenya is among eight countries of primary concern...

UNEP ends Nigeria’s suspension on wildlife trade

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Nigeria was suspended from international trade in endangered species in March 2015 following its inability to submit an adequate National Ivory Action Plan (NIAP). Minister...

Industrial economist cites macro-instability, for slump in Ghana’s industrialization

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Moses Agyemang, Senior Economist at the Private Enterprises Federation (PEF), said the macro-instability with Ghana as an inflation-prone country made it difficult for industry...

Paul Dery Cites Justice Torkonoo Of Contempt

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According to Justice Dery, Court of Appeal judge empanelled by Chief Justice Georgina Wood to hear all cases involving the judicial bribery scandal exhibited...
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Poaching slightly falls while elephant population declines by almost half in Mozambique

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Poachers slaughtered 40 elephants in Mozambique's Niassa National Reserve, in the northernmost province of Niassa, from this January to May, local radio reported on...
Two rhinoceros are seen in the Chobe National Park, northern Botswana, March. 24, 2015. The Kasane Conference on The Illegal Wildlife Trade was held on Tuesday in Kasane, the gateway to the Chobe National Park, with delegations from 35 countries and around 20 international organizations. (Xinhua/Lu Tianran)(azp)

South Africa deploys inspector at airport to fight wildlife crime

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Environmental Management Inspectors, commonly known as the Green Scorpions, have been deployed at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg to combat wildlife crime,...
Two rhinoceros are seen in the Chobe National Park, northern Botswana, March. 24, 2015. The Kasane Conference on The Illegal Wildlife Trade was held on Tuesday in Kasane, the gateway to the Chobe National Park, with delegations from 35 countries and around 20 international organizations. (Xinhua/Lu Tianran)(azp)

Foundation objects to rhino horn trade legalization

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African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has voiced its opposition to the legalization of rhino trade, saying the move might drive rhinos toward extinction. ...
The report says elephants could face extinction if the current rate of poaching continues

Elephant poaching rates virtually unchanged in 2014

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Overall elephant poaching rates at monitored sites remained virtually unchanged in 2014 compared to the previous year, according to a poaching monitoring program released...
Wildlife Division

Zimbabwe to check overpopulation of elephants with exports

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The wildlife authorities of Zimbabwe, one of the major concentration of African elephants, says the country has an excess of over 30,000 elephants that...
White Rhinos

South Africa sets deadline for inputs to committee studying rhino horn trade

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The Department of Environmental Affairs on Tuesday set March 13 as the deadline for inputs by organisations, individuals and stakeholders to the Committee of...

UN Calls On Eastern Ukraine To Start Reconciliatory Efforts

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An internally displaced woman folds clothes at a sanatorium in Ukraine that has been welcoming people from Crimea. Photo: UNHCR/N.Dovga With United Nations monitors...

Progress Has Been Made On Mali’s Political Lines

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Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Herv? Ladsous addresses the Security Council on the situation in Mali. UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras The time for peace talks in...

Army Blames Failure In Boko Haram War On Lack Of Funds

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Authorities at the Nigerian Army Headquarters have cited insufficient fundings and other factors as part of the reasons why soldiers could not tackle...

South and Eastern regions of Ukraine human rights worsens

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Ivan ?imonovic, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, speaks to journalists following his closed-door briefing to the Security Council on the human rights situation...
Valerie Amos, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, briefs journalists following closed-door Security Council consultations on the situation in Syria. Credit: UN Photo/JC McIlwaine

Syria asked to pave way for civilians to get humanitarian aid

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The United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator warned the Security Council today that as the Syrian civil war grinds on and millions of desperate people...
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Resignation Hits Kano State Assembly

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The Speaker of Kano State House of Assembly, Alhaji Gambo Sallau, on Tuesday announced his resignation from the position.This is coming barely 24...

International donors withdrawnsupport for Ghana

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Some international donors have withdrawn their support for Ghana. The Multi-Donor budget support group which, contributes about 50 percent financial support to Ghana?s annual budget,...

Public Service Corruption Must Blamed On Poor Wages

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  Mr Vitus Adaboo Azeem, Executive Director, Ghana Integrity Initiative, (GII) on Tuesday said lack of public sector accountability was often being blamed on poor...

Prezzo Wife Leaves Him Citing Violent Behaviour and Drug Abuse

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Kenyan rapper and Big Brother Stargame housemate, Prezzo, is now officially a divorcee after a High Court in Nairobi approved a divorce case filed by...

Massimiliano explains Stephan El Shaarawy dropping against Napoli

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AC Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri explained his reasons for dropping Stephan El Shaarawy against Napoli, citing it as a ?technical choice?. Eye brows were...

Calls by UN envoy to push Israeli-Palestinian peace process

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Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Robert Serry. UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras With the Israeli and Palestinian leaders having reiterated their commitment to...

GBA presidency was characterised by voter buying

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Renowned boxing promoter, Henery Manly-Spain has cites ?vote buying? for his inability to win the Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) presidency election. The highly-favoured Manly-Spain of...

Haruna Iddrisu cites double standards *In Ghana politics

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Minister of Communications, Haruna Iddrisu has described as ?double standards? acts by the supporters of the bruised New Patriotic Party (NPP) who hit the...