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Producer inflation stays flat at 7.1 percent for April in Ghana

Producer Inflation which measures the average rate of change over a given period, in prices of goods and services at the producer’s...
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa And First Lady Auxilia At His Inauguration After Winning The July National Election

Imperialism Continues the Economic Strangulation of Zimbabwe

Despite reforms and overtures to the West, sanctions continue Amid power outages, fuel shortages and currency devaluation, the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe is...
FILE - Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang appears in court during an extradition hearing in Johannesburg, South Africa, Jan. 8, 2019.

Mozambique reacts to the S.A. statement on extraditing its former finance minister

Reacting to South Africa's late statement that the former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang will be extradited to his home country, Mozambican government said...
Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe leader to have regular meetings with ruling party legislators

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has agreed to meet ruling ZANU-PF Members of Parliament to discuss issues affecting their constituents. A post on...
Atewa Forest

Kenya urges Africa to increase tree cover to benefit from carbon trade

Kenya on Wednesday called on African governments to increase tree cover in order to benefit from carbon trading. Keriako Tobiko, cabinet secretary...
International Trade Center (ITC)

ITC urges Kenya to empower women to achieve goals

The International Trade Center (ITC), a development agency under the World Trade Organization and the United Nations, on Wednesday urged Kenya to empower women...

Young Namibian girls miss out on school due to lack of menstrual hygiene products

Young girls in Namibia continue to miss school due to a lack of proper sanitation and consistent access to menstrual hygiene products, said Ester...
East African Community Eac

East African bloc urges concerted efforts to sustain positive gains in peace, security

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), an East African bloc, on Wednesday called for sustaining recent positive gains in the Horn of Africa region...

Tanzanian government orders regional leaders to end noise pollution

A Tanzanian government minister on Wednesday ordered district and regional commissioners to stop noise pollution caused by loud music played in bars and restaurants...

Experts alarmed at rise in non-communicable diseases in Ghana

Some health experts have expressed great alarm here on the rate of increase in Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) among Ghanaians. Joana Ansong, health...
Black Stars, Asamoah Gyan,

Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan rescinds retirement decision after talks with president

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan has rescinded his decision to retire from the national team, the Black Stars, following a telephone conversation with President Nana...
Black Stars

Ghana name 29-man provisional AFCON squad

Ghana Black Stars head coach Kwesi Appiah on Wednesday named a 29-man provisional squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) scheduled for...
The Boeing chalet at the Farnborough air show in Hampshire, England, on July 15, 2014

China Southern Airlines asks Boeing for compensation over 737 Max grounding

China Southern Airlines has filed a claim for compensation against the Boeing Company after the grounding and delayed delivery of the 737 Max aircraft,...
Wpid P Pedro Barcelona Malaga

Man United join battle for Brazilian striker Pedro

Manchester United have joined the race to sign highly rated Fluminense striker Pedro, according to media reports in Brazil. The Premier League...
South Sudan

IGAD to consider punitive measures against S. Sudanese warring factions

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Council of Ministers on Tuesday decided to convene an extraordinary session to consider punitive measures against South Sudanese...

Rwanda receives aviation safety recognition

Rwanda on Tuesday received a certificate of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in recognition of its efforts in resolving aviation safety oversight deficiencies...
SA stocks

S. Africa’s JSE closes higher following U.S-China trade reconciliation

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) closed firmer on Tuesday as signs of reconciliation between the United States and China over trade issues lifted sentiment...
Ebola patient

Sierra Leone heightens Ebola alert at border

In the wake of an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sierra Leone's health ministry said Tuesday the country has heightened...
stock market

Bear run hits Kenyan large stocks, pushing down key indicator

Kenyan large stocks declined on Tuesday sharply pushing down the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) key index as a bear run hit the shares. The NSE...

Two Tanzanian MPs irked by government decision to allow logging in game reserve

Two Tanzanian lawmakers on Tuesday expressed disappointment over a government move to invite tenders for logging inside the country's Selous Game Reserve. Zitto Kabwe, member...

Former Zimbabwe cabinet minister returns from exile

Former Zimbabwean minister Saviour Kasukuwere, who fled Zimbabwe last November at the height of a military intervention that resulted in former President Robert Mugabe's...
Oil and gas

Nigerian official urges more efforts to boost non-oil sector

The Nigerian government should do more to drive activities in the non-oil sector, a top official with the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry...
Fresh Fruits

Kenya to hold fruits and vegetables exhibition

Kenya will hold an international exhibition for fruits and vegetables next month, industry and government officials announced on Tuesday. "Buyers from across the world have...

Uganda engages DR Congo authorities for release of 6 fishermen held by suspected militia

The Ugandan government is engaging Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) authorities about the release of six fishermen captured over the weekend by suspected Mai-Mai...
African Development Bank and Korea

AfDB Partners Korea for Africa Energy Investment Facility

The Government of Korea and the African Development Bank have signed a Letter of Intent to launch the Korea-Africa Energy Investment Facility (KEIF) to...
Yaw Osafo-Maafo

Business growth Key to Ghana’s poverty reduction strategy

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo Monday said business development and growth would be pursued as a poverty reduction strategy. He said his goal...
Bank of Ghana

Bank of Ghana announces further slash in policy rate

The central bank of Ghana announced Monday a 100 basis point reduction in its benchmark policy rate to 22.5 percent from the previous 23.5...

EU-funded Parliament Support Program concludes in Namibia

The Delegation of the European Union and Namibian Parliament recently concluded a five-year Parliamentary Support Program (PSP) in Namibia, which was aimed at strengthening...

WWF supports Tanzania’s move to halt mining in Selous Game Reserve

WWF on Monday welcomed a move by the Tanzanian government to stop mining in the Selous Game Reserve, home to elephants, lions, hippos and...
Kenya Wildlife Service

Tanzania, Kenya agree on beefing up security in Tsavo-Mkomazi ecosystem

Tanzania and Kenya have agreed to reinforce security in the Tsavo-Mkomazi ecosystem with a view of protecting wildlife in the area. Marko...