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Gambia’s decision to launch investigation on nationals’ deaths commendable

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The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) on Thursday welcomed Gambia's s decision to launch an investigation into its nationals recent deaths...
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The Gambia swears in two Ghanaian judges to ensure judicial independence

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The Gambia's President Adama Barrow on Thursday swore in two Ghanaian judges, Justice Alexander Osei Tutu and Justice Francis Apangabuno Achibonga, as high court...

Malawi political rivals ready to meet for dialogue

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Leader of the main opposition political party in Malawi, Malawi Congress Party (MCP), Lazarus Chakwera, says he is ready to meet President Peter Mutharika...
World Bank

Zambia receives US$90 million from World Bank to improve public health systems

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Zambia has received 90 million U.S. dollars from the World Bank aimed at enhancing public health security, a health ministry spokesperson said on Thursday. ...
Togo masses standoff with security forces

Angola, Brazil talks lead to cooperation agreement on security

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Talks between delegations of Angola and Brazil culminated in the signing of a cooperation agreement on security and internal order on Thursday in Luanda. ...
Ali Nawaz Leghari, 40, killed the two girls and three boys ? aged between three and 13 ? in a village in the southern Sindh province, some 140 miles north of Karachi.

South Africa announces safety plans to combat crime

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The South African tourism, police, and other stakeholders on Thursday launched some safety plans to ensure visitors are safe upon their visit in the...
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Africa urged to harmonize fuel specifications to bring lasting impact

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African experts on Thursday emphasized the crucial need to harmonize regional and continental fuel specifications to bring about lasting impact on Africa's socioeconomic development. ...
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Chinese firms’ Christmas gifts bring cheer to Kenyan slum children

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Lucy Awuor was in a jovial mood as she strode across the hall to receive Christmas gifts donated by the Chinese embassy and enterprises...
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Tanzania’s ruling party warned to stop being complacent

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The Chairman of Tanzania's ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) President John Magufuli on Thursday warned the party to stop being complacent lest it...
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Experts call for integrating digital economy with AfCFTA to spur Africa’s development

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African experts and policymakers on Thursday called for integrating the digital economy with the Africa Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA) so as to...
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Kenya calls on hoteliers to embrace digital marketing to double sales

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Kenya has called on hospitality industry players to make use of digital marketing strategies to boost business. Najib Balala, Cabinet Secretary for...
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Private universities need government support in tuition payment

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Reverend Emmanuel Teiman Barrigah, the General Secretary of the Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatics Council has called on the government to support private tertiary institutions...

Newmont Foundation to build vocational institute for Akyem resettlement community

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The Newmont Akyem Development Foundation (NAKDeF) has cut the sod for work to commence on the Akyem Technical and Vocational Training Institute...

Minister calls on African countries to boost trade in animal commodities

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Mr Alan Kyerematen, the Minister of Trade and Industry, has said intra-African trade in animal commodities could be a major source of job...
Some Libya Dawn fighters shoot their guns near Libya's capital city of Tripoli, on March 11, 2015. Clashes erupted on Wednesday between Libya Dawn militants and pro-government forces in the Ajaylat area some 80 kilometers west of Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

Libyan government forces kills 15 eastern-based army soldiers

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The forces of Libya's UN-backed government on Thursday announced the killing of 15 soldiers of the rival eastern-based army in southern Tripoli. ...

Three Teacher unions call off strike action in Ghana

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The three teacher unions have called off their strike over the payment of legacy arrears owed their members with immediate effect and asked the...
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Re-open probe into 44 Ghanaians killed in The Gambia – Ablakwa

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Mr Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, the Ranking Member of the Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs, has made an urgent appeal to Government to...
Growth was uneven across eurozone countries, with Germany "robust" and France losing ground ?

Eurozone lack of public investment limits economic growth

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A lack of public investment following the 2008 financial crisis has limited the economic growth of countries within the eurozone, according to a study...
oil

Libya reopens the El-Feel oilfield

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Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) of the UN-backed government on Thursday reopened the El-Feel oilfield which was previously shut down due to valve closure. ...

UENR and TPU signs MoU for nuclear energy development

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The University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) and Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) of Russia has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to build...

WR Police Command to enhance security during Yuletide

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The Western Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Redeemer Vincent Dedjoe, has advised the public to be wary of robbers and avoid...

Ghana records two million tonnes of emissions reductions

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Ghana has recorded two million tonnes emissions reductions per annum from 2011 to 2017 as the implementation of its national mitigation policies continues. It...

Migration in northern parts fueled by social networks

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A case study in four selected municipalities and districts in the northern parts of the country has revealed that migration in these areas...
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AMISOM urges EU mission to train more Somali security forces

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The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has urged the EU Training Mission (EUTM) in Mogadishu to consider training more Somali security personnel to...

Minister of Trade opens international trade show

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Mr Alan Kyeremanten, the Minister of Trade and Industry, has called on investors to take advantage of the continental free trade agreement...
inflation

Namibia’s annual inflation rate slows to 2.5 percent

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Namibia's annual inflation rate slowed to 2.5 percent compared to 5.6 percent recorded in November 2018, based on the November 2019 price movements, the...

Britain’s House of Commons say yes to December 12 general election

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Britain's House of Commons voted on Tuesday night for a snap general election on Dec. 12, which is set to send the country to...
rice

China South-South Cooperation to give new boost to rice production in West Africa –...

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West African countries will from next year(2019), receive further technical aid under the China South-South Cooperation in Agriculture to boost further the production of...
crime

South African official calls on citizens, foreigners to fight crime together

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A senior South African government official on Wednesday called on compatriots and foreigners to unite and fight crime to achieve the country's economic prosperity....

Ethiopian police warn against weekend Oromos rallies

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Ethiopian police warned on Wednesday that it will take legal measures against rallies that are planned for the weekend in the capital city Addis...