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Social entrepreneurship

UN calls on increased funding for social entrepreneurs in Africa

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United Nations on Wednesday called for increased funding for small scale social entrepreneurs to improve their innovations in Africa. Arif Neky, senior...
doctor

Zimbabwe senior doctors protest against collapse of public health system

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Senior doctors at Zimbabwe's public hospitals on Wednesday marched through the streets of the capital Harare protesting against the deterioration of the country's public...
UN Security Council

Algeria pledges to support Kenya’s bid for UN Security Council seat

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Algeria on Wednesday pledged to support Kenya's candidature for a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council in the election slated for June...
storm

UN warns of tropical storm to his northern Somalia

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The United Nations food agency on Wednesday warned of a tropical storm that could cause strong winds and some rains across Somalia's Puntland and...
Kenyan Coat of arms

Kenya to launch first integrated vector borne management policy

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Kenya on Wednesday announced plans to launch the first integrated vector-borne Management (IVM) policy to help manage such diseases in the country, an official...
Frederick Sumaye

Former Tanzanian PM quits leading opposition party

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Former Tanzanian Prime Minister Frederick Sumaye on Wednesday quit the east African nation's leading opposition party, Chama Cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (CHADEMA), saying he...
Zambia - China Flag

Zambia needs to expand exchange with China to spur economic development

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The Zambian government should seek more exchange programs with China to boost the country's economic development, a business expert said on Wednesday. ...
oil rig

Nigerian energy firm complains alarming oil theft in 2019

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The activities of oil thieves in Nigeria have assumed alarming proportions, leading to the company's loss of about 4 million barrels of crude oil...

House Judiciary Committee takes over Trump impeachment proceeding

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The Democrat-led House Judiciary Committee took over a months-long impeachment proceeding into U.S. President Donald Trump by holding its first hearing on Wednesday. ...
Togo

18 arrested for alleged insurrection to overthrow regime in Togo

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The Police of Togo on Tuesday presented to the media 18 people arrested for plotting alleged insurrection to overthrow the regime in power in...
FDIs

Zambia sees decline in foreign private investment

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Foreign private investment in Zambia fell in 2018, according to a survey released on Wednesday. The decline was largely due to losses...
arrested

Somali security forces arrest al-Shabab fighter, foil attack

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Somalia said Wednesday it has arrested an al-Shabab fighter who was planning to carry out an attack on an undisclosed location in the Horn...
Nigerian traders

Nigeria’s parliament urges probe of attacks on Nigerian traders in Ghana

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Nigeria's parliament on Wednesday urged a full-scale investigation into the alleged attacks on Nigerian traders in Ghana, saying its aim is to prevent another...
exam

Australian students’ poor test results – education minister alarmed

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Australian students' performance in mathematics, science and reading have fallen to record lows, an international study has found. According to the 2018...
Hyundai

Hyundai Motor to invest US$51 billion in future mobility devices, services by 2025

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South Korea's biggest carmaker Hyundai Motor said Wednesday that it will invest around 51 billion U.S. dollars in future mobility devices and services by...
Relay Race

Cape Coast Sports Stadium Hosts Senior High Schools Festival Of Relay Race 2019 On...

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… 1,800 athletes From 30 Schools To Battle On The Tracks The Cape Coast Sports Stadium in the Central region has been chosen for the...
Senior High Schools Festival

Senior High Schools Festival Of Relay Race 2019 Hits Cape Coast Sports Stadium On...

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… 1,800 athletes From 30 Schools On The Tracks The first ever Senior High Schools (SHS) Festival of Ralay Race comes off at the Cape...
Kennedy Ohene Ackom Preko Agyapong

MP for Assin Central Honoured

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Mr Kennedy Ohene Ackom Preko Agyapong, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central, has been honoured by the chiefs and people of Gomoa...
fishing

Mozambique places ban on fishing, shrimp marketing

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Fishery authorities of Mozambique announced Friday that the activities of fishing and marketing of shrimp are prohibited for two months in the country to...
animals

Initiative launched to improve access to animal healthcare in Africa

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An initiative was launched on Tuesday to improve access to animal healthcare in sub-Saharan Africa. The Last Mile initiative, established by...
Birth registration

Zambia to issue 14,000 birth certificates to girls

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Authorities in Zambia on Tuesday announced that about 14,000 girls will be issued with birth certificates in seven of the country's 114 districts as...
Bank

Botswana maintains central bank rate

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Botswana's central bank has maintained the country's bank rate at 5 percent. Addressing media on Tuesday, the Bank of Botswana governor...
Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwean President Mnangagwa warns businesses against pricing in foreign currency

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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said his government is crafting a law that compels business people who receive foreign currency allocation from Treasury to...
HIV-and-AIDS

Nigeria confirms 87 killed by HIV/AIDS in northern state

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Nigerian authorities on Tuesday said 87 people have been confirmed killed this year by HIV/AIDS in Niger, a state known to have the lowest...
court

African Court Seminar Comes Off in Cape Verde

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The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights will undertake sensitization mission to Praia, the Republic of Cape Verde, from December 13 to 15,...
tourism

Mozambican PM urges efforts by private sector to promote tourism

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Mozambican Prime Minister Agostinho do Rosario on Monday urged the private sector to get more involved in promoting tourism in all regional and international...
children

Botswana official voices concern over children exposed to risks

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The Assistant Minister of Local Government and Rural Development in Botswana, Botlogile Tshireletso, said here on Monday that her ministry has noted with great...
Adama Barrow

Gambian president appoints new interior minister

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Gambian President Adama Barrow has appointed Habib Saihou Drammeh as the new Interior minister with effect from Monday, the Office of the President announced...
extractive sector

Ghana hosts regional forum on extractive sector

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Ghana's Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia on Monday opened a regional forum on the extractive industry in Ghana to find answers to Africa's and Ghana's...
World Bank

World Bank assures Tanzania continued support to funding development projects

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The World Bank on Monday assured Tanzania continued support to funding the east African nation's development projects aimed at reducing poverty and improving economic...