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Australia and Botswana continue cooperation on fire management

The 7th National Fire Management Conference scheduled for May 14 to 16 in Maun, North West District of Botswana is expected to attract international...
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Chinese enterprises in Zambia commended for corporate social responsibility programs

Chinese enterprises and other private entities are supplementing the Zambian government's efforts in uplifting education standards in schools through corporate social responsibility, a civic...
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Tanzania to introduce mandatory universal health insurance

Tanzanian Minister for Health Ummy Mwalimu told parliament on Tuesday that the government is planning to introduce mandatory health insurance cover for all its...

Tanzania’s Zanzibar vows to reinforce relations with Brazil

Ali Mohamed Shein, president of Tanzania's Zanzibar archipelago, on Tuesday met with the ambassador of Brazil Antonio Augusto Cesar, vowing to continue strengthening bilateral...
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Huawei holds job fair to link Kenyan ICT students with potential employers

Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies recently held the inaugural job fair to help link up Kenyan information and communications technology (ICT) students with industry...

Nigeria flags off cargo delivery by rail in northern state

The Nigerian government on Tuesday flagged off cargo delivery by train to Kaduna Inland Dry Port in the northern part of the country. ...
African Union headquarters

AU, Japan vow to advance mutual cooperation

The African Union (AU) Commission and Japan have acknowledged the importance of advancing mutual cooperation across various common areas of interest, the AU said. ...

Mining contributes to 14 percent of Namibia’s GDP

Mining industry contributes 14 percent to the Namibia's gross domestic product (GDP), the president of the country's Chamber of Mines said on Tuesday. ...

Namibia to roll out women’s health campaign

Namibia will roll out a women's health campaign targeting adolescent girls to sensitize them about reproduction health, a senior government official said on Tuesday. ...

UN commission urges African countries to invest more in blue economy

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Tuesday urged African countries to invest more in the blue economy so as to capitalize on...

Zimbabwe ruling party forecasts ANC’s win in South African elections

Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party has tipped South Africa's ruling ANC to win the May 8 general elections and maintain its stranglehold on the country's...
United Nations

UN General Assembly president to visit Ghana

The President of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces will pay an official four-day visit to Ghana...

Nigerian soldiers liberate 1,000 captives of Boko Haram

Nigerian troops in the northeastern state of Borno have rescued 1,000 more people held hostage by terror group Boko Haram, the army said on...

WHO: Cholera vaccine boost to save Africa’s 2 million people

The World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday that the largest cholera vaccine campaign in history has been launched in Africa to help more than...
Shanghai Expo

Ghanaian local businesses urged to take advantage of Shanghai Expo

A top Ghanaian official urged Ghanaian businesses here on Monday to take particular advantage of the upcoming Shanghai International Import Exposition (Shanghai Expo) in...

AU mission to dispatch police officers to central Somalia

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said on Monday that it has kicked off plans to deploy police officers to Hiraan region in...
U.S. President Donald Trump

Trump’s selects delegation to Israel for embassy opening

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday announced the designation of a presidential delegation to Israel to attend the opening of the U.S. embassy. According to...

Absentee teachers in Akuapem south queried

The Akuapem South District Assembly is to sanction teachers in the District who absent themselves from school without permission. The Assembly would also reward schools...

Schools encouraged to use audio visuals for ignite reading in children

The Ghana Association of Teachers of English (GATE) has advised parents to provide their children who do not like reading with audio and video...

Ghana’s weak judicial system is a curse on galamsey

The Media Coalition Against Galamsey (MCAG) has identified the justice delivery system as the weakest link to the fight against illegal small-scale mining, also...
Archbishop Charles Gabriel Palmer-Buckle

St. Martins of tours catholic church of Teshie blessed

Most Rev Charles G. Palmer Buckle, the Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra, has consecrated the St Martins of Tours Catholic Church at Teshie Camp in...

Three stands before court for thievery

Three persons were on Monday put before an Accra Circuit Court for conspiracy and attempted robbery. Ama Bonsu, a 25 year-old trader, Abrefa Mensah,...

Open Government and Transparency Events to Take place across 70 countries

Countries around the world will host over five hundred events for the inaugural OpenGovWeek, a campaign to advance open government and strengthen democracy. Open...

FAO asks African states to consider cutting food imports

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of UN on Monday called on African governments to reduce importation of food to the continent by implementing...

Africa is ready to host African Investment forum for 2018

The Gauteng Province in South Africa has endorsed the African Development Bank’s November 2018 Africa Investment Forum as a world-class initiative that is uniquely...

DDoS Attacks becoming more sophisticated by the day

New data is showing that distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks are becoming more complex and causing more financial damage than ever. This is according to the...
Kaduna state

Nigeria find ways to arrests suspected killers

Nigeria's police in northern Kaduna Monday said combatant policemen have been assigned to comb Birnin Gwari area where 45 people were killed on Saturday...

Kenya’s Yego eyes top flight

Olympic javelin champion Julius Yego believes he can regain his top form and go on to reclaim the Africa championships gold medal in Assaba,...

Six killed as Saudi-led airstrike hits presidential compound in Sanaa

A powerful airstrike by Saudi-led coalition hit the headquarters of presidential office in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Monday, targeting a secret meeting of...
Vladimir Putin inauguration 7 May 2012

Russian leader takes his fourth oath of office

Vladimir Putin took oath of office on Monday to start his fourth term as Russian president. "It is my duty and the meaning of my...