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Over 52,000 tonnes of cashew nuts sold to buyers in Tanzania in current season

Traders in Tanzania have bought at least 52,749 tonnes of cashew nuts in the current season that started on October 31, a senior official...
Kenya's polls body

Tanzanian minister orders police chiefs to ensure peaceful campaigns ahead of civic polls

Tanzania's Minister for Home Affairs Kangi Lugola on Sunday ordered regional police commanders across the east African nation to ensure peaceful campaigns were held...
Air Namibia

Minor accident disrupts Air Namibia Windhoek, Frankfurt flight

Air Namibia said here on Sunday it canceled its Frankfurt-Windhoek flight (SW286) on Saturday evening after one of its Airbus A330-200 was involved in...
Ford v Ferrari

“Ford v Ferrari” tops North American box office in opening weekend

Disney and 20th Century Fox's sports drama film "Ford v Ferrari" sprinted to the top of North American weekend box office with a better-than-expected...
Palestine, Israel

New wave of Israeli-Palestinian violence causes big losses, grief among Gazan civilians

Hamouda Abu Amra, a Palestinian man in his 60s, was forced to race with death last week after he received a phone call from...

Sweden Malmo airport closed after light plane accident

A light aircraft made an emergency landing at Sweden's Malmo airport on Sunday afternoon, causing the airport to stop all air traffic, reported Swedish...
Ford v Ferrari

“Ford v Ferrari” sprints to top of North American box office in opening weekend

Disney and 20th Century Fox's sports drama film "Ford v Ferrari" sprinted to the top of North American weekend box office with a better-than-expected...
Boris Johnson

Every Conservative election candidate vows to back Brexit deal – Boris Johnson

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has revealed that every Conservative Party candidate standing in the country's general election on Dec. 12 has personally pledged...
Sport Football Preview

Africa Women’s soccer tournament opens in Ghana

The 11th edition of the Africa Women's Cup of Nations (AWCON) kicked off in style at the national sports stadium in Accra on Saturday. Several...
Black Queens

Ghana beats Algeria in AWCON opener

Ghana's Black Queens defeated Algeria 1-0 in the opening game of the 2018 Africa Women's Cup of Nations (AWCON) at the Accra sports stadium...

Tanzania’s joint project helps to bring back whale sharks

A joint conservation project has seen the return of whale sharks on the Mafia Island, located in southern circuit of Tanzania and the Zanzibar...
Wpid Food Security Picture

Nigerian president says to focus on food security through technology

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said he will focus on how the country can address its food security challenges by leveraging science, technology...
Smart-Tablet Healthcare

Chinese company wins acclaim for supporting Ethiopia’s healthcare sector

The Ethiopian government on Friday commended Chinese company Afei Holding Co., Ltd. for its support to Ethiopia's healthcare provision. The company on Friday handed over...
tourism in Ghana

Conference on sustainable tourism development in Africa held in Zambia

A conference aimed at ensuring sustainable development of the tourism sector in Africa opened in Lusaka, the Zambian capital, with President Edgar Lungu promising...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Kenya to prioritize UN goals in next medium term plan

Kenya plans to prioritize achievement of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during the next medium term plan that runs from 2018 to...
United Nation

UN official calls for policy reforms to tackle landlessness among Africa’s youth

A United Nations official on Friday called on African governments to enact new policy and legislative frameworks to expand access to land and other...

Tanzanian officials say drought may drive cattle to neighboring countries

Tanzanian livestock officers warned on Friday that prolonged drought in northern Tanzania could drive cattle to neighboring countries in pursuit of grazing land. They made...

Kenya sees progress in HIV prevention amid high infections of the young

As the world gears up for the World AIDS Day cerebrations on Dec. 1, Joyce Machua is doing the final touches on a poem...
President meets Emir of Qatar

Ghana, Qatari leaders meet over trade, energy

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo held discussions with the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, as part of his three-day official visit...
Counterfeit Electrical Product

Authenticating electrical products is important – CDA Consult

Don’t take the authenticity of electrical products for granted, actively seek information and education about any electrical product you intend purchasing, as it helps...

The World Over Observes World Prematurity Day

Ghana on November 17 joined the global community to observe the World Prematurity day. A premature baby is born too early, before 37 weeks...

Cholera kills 44 people in South Sudan in six months

The UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a report issued in Juba that communities along the River Nile are worst...
Minister for Gender , Children and Social Protection Hon. Nana Oye Lithur

Gov’t Committed To Ensuring Gender Equality

She said in view of the commitment, government initiated series of strategies for reducing poverty levels, social injustices among women and men, improving health...
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EC Warns Of Electoral Malpractices

The EC also cautioned voters not to wear any political party dress or take anything whatsoever to the polling station on Election Day that...

Upper East: PNC Outdoors Manifesto

The 55-page Manifesto has among its focus the “Transformation of Agriculture” to make it more viable and attractive. It also focuses on the Environment and...

NCCE Urges Political Leaders To Show Good Leadership

It said the concept of multi-party democracy was a contest of ideas and ideologies where different political parties worked and managed affairs of the...

19-Year Old Jailed For Stealing Nanny Goats

Kwame Nyarko, a native of Awutu Bereku, pleaded guilty to the charges and the court, Presided over by Mr Isaac Oheneba Kufuo, sentenced him...

Chinese Ambassador Awards Twenty UCC Students

They received cash prizes ranging from 50 to 200 dollars after they had completed a proficiency course in the language for the 2015/2016 academic...

Asantehene Breaks News Of Mother’s Death

Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene, broke the news at an emergency meeting of the Council, held at his Manhyia Palace. Nana Afia Kobi, the...

Ecobank Mobile App Launched

It is the first unified app delivered by any institution for use in 33 countries and adds to the Bank’s array of digital banking...