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Pilot killed in plane crash at Florida air show

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A plane crashed Friday afternoon at an air show in Stuart, Florida, killing the pilot, authorities said. The male pilot was the...
cashew

Tanzanian president orders payment of arrears to cashew nuts farmers

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Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Friday ordered the Ministry of Finance and Planning to release 40 billion Tanzanian shillings (about 17.4 million U.S. dollars)...
FDIs

Africa, Nordic ministers to discuss investment opportunities

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Ministers for Foreign Affairs from African countries and their counterparts from Nordic countries will meet in Tanzania's commercial capital Dar es Salaam on Nov....
Spare-parts

Former Zambian president opposes plans for mining operations in national park

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Former Zambian President Rupiah Banda on Friday joined other stakeholders in opposing plans to develop a copper mine in one of the country's national...
Maternal mortality rate

Scientist urges Kenya to take steps to diminish maternal deaths

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An international health scientist on Friday urged Kenya to embrace partnership and awareness creation to end the increasing maternal deaths. Marleen Temmerman,...
Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BPfA

High-level meeting urges concrete actions towards women’s empowerment under Beijing Declaration

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Participants at a high-level continental meeting on Friday called for concrete actions in all the 12 target areas of the Beijing Declaration and Platform...
U.S. President Donald Trump waves upon his arrival at the White House from Philadelphia, in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 26, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump wants a 20-percent border tax on all imports from Mexico, said White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Thursday. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

White House prepared for impeachment, as inquiry moves fast

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The White House on Friday said it is "prepared for an impeachment to happen," as top House Democrats were suggesting an inquiry into President...

Busunu residents benefit from eye screening services

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Pupils and members of the Busunu community in the West Gonja District of the Savannah Region, have benefited from free eye screening services as...

CCFC sponsors six nurses in Paediatric Nursing

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Six nurses have undergone a specialist training in Paediatric Nursing (Associate Membership) to enable them acquire skills to provide specialist care for children...

Maiden public forum on Ghana Beyond Aid held in Tamale

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The Senior Minister, Mr Yaw Osafo-Maafo, has said the Ghana Beyond Aid (GBA) policy requires all citizens to nurture new mindsets, build and...

China’s stability is threatened by Western countries-Chinese Ambassador

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Mr. Shi Ting Wang, Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, says western countries want to take undue advantage of the issue of Hong Kong to undermine...

World Bank staff donates to Senior Correctional Centre

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The World Bank Group staff has donated assorted items valued at GHC 12,000 to the inmates of the Senior Correctional Centre (SCC) to help...

UG Medical Centre inducts 181 new staff

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The University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC) has inducted 181 additional medical staff to help scale up its operations to deliver quality healthcare in...

Residents of Kwashieman Official-Town express opinions on coming polls

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As this year’s Referendum, District Assemblies and Unit Committee Elections draw closer, it is necessary to solicit the views of the public and their...

ASHMA accounts for stewardship.

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The Ashaiman Municipal Assembly (ASHMA) has rendered an account for its stewardship to residents during its maiden” meet the press” section in Ashaiman. The press...

TACOTEL implements same day delivery policy in cargo handling

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The Takoradi Container Terminal (TACOTEL) has assumed the status of same day container delivery to agents and clients in the maritime and trans-shipment...

Church Launches campaign on referendum on election of MMDCEs

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The Justice and Peace Commission of the Navrongo-Bolgatanga Catholic Diocese in the Upper East Region has launched a campaign to whip-up the interest of...

Stop selling public and vested lands – Commission

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The Chairman of the Greater Accra Regional Lands Commission, Alex Quinoo, has cautioned chiefs and other community leaders to stop selling public and...

Young entrepreneur creates jobs from plastic waste recycling

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RAMAPLAST, a wholly-owned Ghanaian company, which recycles and utilises plastic waste for the production of quality bags for school children is expected to provide...
National Bank of Angola (BNA)

Angola’s central bank prepares new corporate governance rules for 2020

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The National Bank of Angola (BNA) announced Thursday that new corporate governance rules will be in place in 2020 as part of the revision...
africa rugby

Two teams from Africa Sevens to compete at World qualifiers

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The two best teams at the Africa men's Sevens tournament, which starts on Nov. 8-9 in South Africa will earn a place to compete...
Qantas says it has been hurt by rules limiting foreign ownership of the airline to just 35%

Qantas grounds Boeing 737 plans after investigation reveals structural cracks

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Australian airline Qantas has pulled three of its Boeing 737 aircraft out of service on Friday, after an inspection revealed "pickle fork" cracks, where...
Belt and Road

Hold hands more firmly for prosperous BRI cooperation

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by Xinhua writer Shi Xiaomeng Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's upcoming trip to Uzbekistan and Thailand will further cement China's neighborhood bonds and...

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan

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Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan is expected to begin a four-day visit to China on Friday at the invitation of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. Khan...
Danilo_Medina

Dominican President Danilo Medina

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At the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Dominican President Danilo Medina is scheduled to pay a state visit to China from Thursday to...
accident

Road accidents in Tanzania decline by 48 percent in 3rd quarter

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Tanzanian traffic police said Wednesday that road accidents in the East African nation declined by 48 percent in the third-quarter of 2017 compared to...
mobile payments

Zimbabwe’s leading mobile payment platform keeps ban on international transactions

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Zimbabwe's largest mobile payment platform EcoCash has maintained the suspension of international transactions using its debit card, despite initially saying that transactions would resume...

ACHPR marks 30th anniversary in Gambia

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The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) on Wednesday marked the 30th anniversary at its 61st ordinary session being held in Gambia's...
Broadcasting

Nigeria regulator sanctions 23 broadcasting stations

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Nigeria's broadcasting regulator has sanctioned 23 broadcasting stations for breaches of the broadcasting code, an official said Wednesday. The sanctions were for breaches in the...

Nigeria to fight fraudulence in capital market

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The Nigerian government is working with regulatory bodies to get rid of fraudulence in the country's capital market to boost investors' confidence, an official...