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Agriculture in Africa

African trainees undergo agriculture training in Guizhou

A total of 21 trainees from six African countries are receiving agricultural technology training in southwest China's Guizhou Province, Guizhou University said Sunday. Trainees from...
Anas Aremeyaw Anas

Kenyan Referee Banned Over Bribery Scam

Confederation of African Football (CAF) has now banned disgraced Kenyan referee Aden Marwa from all football activities for life. The Kenyan referee, who was kicked...

Kenya’s Coach unhappy Over his team’s performance

Kenya's women's national team coach David Ouma has urged his side to channel their frustration after missing out of the Africa Nations Cup on...
La Yifan, Chinese Ambassador to Ethiopia, shakes hands with Ethiopian young children during a ceremony in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Nov. 20, 2015. La Yifan said China would continue to strengthen its cooperation with Ethiopia and Africa in general in education and human resource development. The Ambassador made the remarks on Thursday at a ceremony organized to celebrate the accomplishment of Chinese-funded pavement and road on the premises of a primary school namely Tinbite Ermiyas Primary School in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa. (Xinhua/Michael Tewelde)

Uganda holds first Chinese proficiency competition for secondary schools

Uganda on Saturday held the first annual Chinese proficiency competition for secondary schools aimed at boosting the learning of the language in lower levels...
Computer laboratory

Chinese groups donate computers to deaf school in Ghana

Chinese groups in Ghana on Saturday donated 10 sets of computers and accessories to the Demonstration School for the Deaf in Mampong, some 35...

Let’s Help Build Accra – Accra SOUP

The crave for a bowl of hot sumptuous soup may be enough motivation for you to head towards  Impact Hub on the 8th of...

July 8 Reserved for 2017 Edition Of GMAA

A Director of the Golden Movie Awards Africa (GMAA), Ms. Mimi Andani has announced that the 2017 edition of the awards will be held...

Minister re-forces time limitation on five townships

They are Alavanyo and Nkonya Townships from 11:00 pm to 5:00 am, Bimbilla Township from 6:00 pm to 6:00 am, and Kpatinga and its...
Karpower Ship

What Could be the health consequences of a power barge

The Karpower ship which has an installed capacity of 235mw started operation in Ghana in December 2015. Since the commencement of its...

Schools Guidance and Counselling Units Needs to be Resourced

This, she, said would prevent thousands of people becoming frustrated, disappointed and unhappy because of inappropriate career ambitions. Mrs Nzima-Mensah...
Armando Emilio Guebuza

Ex-Mozambican leader Guebuza heads AU observer mission to Sao Tome

The Portuguese speaking island, which is Africa's second smallest nation after Seychelles, with a population of nearly 195,000, last held presidential elections in 2011,...

Cured Lepers gets support from pastors and spouses of GEC

The items donated included, two maxi bags of maize, 10 bags of rice, one bag of Sugar, half bag of beans, half bag of...

Chiefs pledges to government of cooperation

The House called on political parties, the media, civil society organisations and the international community, to support government’s efforts to secure peace and improve...

Government sets tools to control 2016 election before parliament

The Instruments- Public Elections Regulations, 2016 and the Representation of the People (Parliamentary Constituencies) Instrument, 2016- would regulate the conduct of the 2016 General...
Tigo Bar Camp 2016

Tigo champions 2016 barcamp

Speaking on theme: “Enhancing Productivity through Professionalism,” at the 59th Bar Camp in Tema, the Head of Customer Value Management for Tigo Ghana, Benedict...
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir wave to supporters after he returned to the Sudanese capital Khartoum on June 15, 2015. Omar al-Bashir on Monday returned to Khartoum from South Africa after he attended the 25th summit of the African Union (AU) there. (Xinhua/Mohamed Khidir)

Sudan challenges US sanctions against its economy

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir had taken a gamble when he allowed the people of South Sudan to vote in a referendum for independence. It was...
United Nations

Could Africa’s peacebuilding initiative be right?

But Burundi, the CAR and South Sudan have over the years fallen back into violent conflict while in Sierra Leone the underlying tensions that...
Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama visits the Kpong water supply expansion project, some 80 kilometres from Accra, capital of Ghana, Dec. 24, 2014. The project, which was launched in June 2011 by China Gezhouba Group Ltd (CGGC) at a cost of 273 million U.S. dollars and funded mainly by China Exim Bank in the form of preferential buyer's credit, has been completed by 99% . The project will produce 40 MGD of water at its full capacity by Feb. 2015, according to Ding Tao, the managing director of the Ghana Branch of CGGC. (Xinhua/Lin Xiaowei)

Mahama reveals nationwide construction of small water systems

“Eleven similar projects that are under construction in the Upper West Region, are located in Wechiau, Nator, Goripie, Manwe, Jeffesi, Piina, the completed Wellembelle...

EPA tasked to check operations of PFC

Nii Odametey II, Chief Fisherman of Tema Awudum, in an interview with the Ghana News Agency, said the company's fish meal production was...
President John Dramani Mahama

Ghana’s presidents opens 12 unit prisons pilot school

He said more prisons blocks would be built to separate remand prisoners from the convicted ones. He said work has started on the Accra,...

New asylum seekers figures down in Germany

According to the ministry, while there were nearly 92,000 asylum seekers registered in January, the number fell to approximately 16,000 in June. ...

Namibia’s Air traffic likely to grow

NAC said, that Namibia's flagship airport, Hosea Kutako handled 794,780 passengers and about 14 371 aircrafts movements in 2015 and these numbers are expected...
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Somali security forces arrests two rebels in Mogadishu

Yaqshid District Police Commander, Mohamed Yusuf Nur, told reporters the security forces recovered pistols the two men had hidden inside the mosque after the...

Congo embraces beginning of change of Yuan in CEMAC region

"The conversion of Yuan within CEMAC zone will enable Chinese investors to easily come here in Congo to carry out their economic activities," Moungalla...

More than 500 Gabonese families live in public housing units

"There is nothing to negotiate. They have broken the law. They should unconditionally vacate the houses," the minister said during his weekly press conference. ...

South Africa prepared host 21st int’l Conference On Aids

The Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on AIDS 2016 is satisfied that South Africa and the global community can expect a productive and...
South China Sea

South China Sea: Care must be taken in using law-abusing arbitration

Launching a legal action is not always the best way to solve a dispute, and it is even more unrealistic that a proceeding illegally...

Debates over credibility, reliability beyond Territory On THAAD

South Korea and the United States decided Friday to deploy the U.S. missile defense system, called Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), in the...

THAAD deployment decision sends S. Korean Shares in dive

South Korean shares ended in negative territory on Friday, extending earlier losses after military authorities of Seoul and Washington announced its decision to deploy...

U.S. Iraq Invasion: Was Backed By False, Unsatisfied excuses

A seven-year inquiry in Britain has brought the world focus again on the legitimacy of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2013. ...