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FILE - Smoke rises during a fight between members of the Libyan internationally recognized government forces and Eastern forces in Ain Zara, Tripoli, Libya, May 5, 2019.

Ghassan Salame calls for rejection of foreign involvement in Libyan conflict

The UN envoy for Libya on Monday called for rejection of foreign involvement, including mercenaries and arms shipment, in the Libyan conflict. ...

Messi saves Argentina in 2-2 draw against Uruguay in Israel

Lionel Messi saved Argentina from losing to Uruguay in a friendly match in Israel on Monday, scoring a penalty kick in injury time on...
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Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez out for at least three weeks

Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez will be out of action for at least three more weeks after the club confirmed he has suffered a...
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AU, WHO sign accord on better cooperation to advance African public health sector

The African Union (AU) and the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on stronger cooperation in improving...
File photo provided by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) shows the Bandstand in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. The Singapore Botanic Gardens is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site after it was inscribed at the 39th session of the World Heritage Committee in Bonn, Germany, local TV Channel NewsAsia reported on July 4, 2015. (Xinhua)

Kenyan smallholders embrace artificial gardens to grow crops

Like many other farmers in central Kenya struggling with shrinking farming land, Daniel Thairu, knew his way out of this dilemma was being smart...
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African manufacturers urged to drive fourth industrial revolution

African manufacturers have been urged to exert concerted efforts to speed up the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Africa as part of Africa's drive toward...

Cameroon holds maiden global entrepreneurship forum

The first edition of Global Entrepreneurship Week started on Monday in Cameroon's capital city, Yaounde, to promote originality and creativity in entrepreneurship to attract...

Chinese firm donates ambulance to Zambian clinic

A Chinese firm, Non Ferrous Company Africa Mining (NFCA), has donated an ambulance to Chambishi clinic in Zambia's Kalulushi district on the Copperbelt Province...
African Union headquarters

African Industrialization Week opens at AU headquarters with call to speed up AfCFTA implementation

The African Industrialization Week started Monday at the headquarters of the African Union (AU) in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. This year's...

Experts, policymakers gather in Ethiopia to discuss on SEZs role to spur Africa’s industrialization

African leaders of Special Economic Zones (SEZs), experts and policymakers have gathered in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa to discuss on the role of...
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South African parliament condemns refugee violence in Cape Town, Pretoria

South Africa's Parliament on Monday condemned "in the strongest terms" the acts of violence by refugees in Cape Town and Pretoria. "The...

Tanzanian PM suspends 3 directors of state-run building agency over poor work

Tanzanian Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa on Monday suspended three directors of state-run Tanzania Building Agency (TBA) over poor work, and warned the agency's chief...

Kenyan shilling extends surge against dollar

The Kenyan shilling extended gains against the U.S. currency on Monday to trade in the 101 level in over five months. The...
Mapping Africa S Natural Resources

Tanzanian MPs call for upgrading of laws on management of natural resources

Some Tanzanian Members of Parliament on Monday urged the government to review and upgrade laws that provide for the management of natural resources, chiefly...

Kenya hosts pan-African Antibiotic Resistance Week

Kenya on Monday launched a week-long campaign to raise awareness about antibiotic resistance that has created a public health crisis in Africa. ...
A group of farmers in Sawla

Kenyan trade lobby to train farmers to expand international market

Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) has offered to train Kenyan farmers to gain access to international markets, including China, officials said...
Wollo University, Ethiopia

Death toll from unrest in Ethiopian universities reaches 6

The death toll from unrest in Ethiopian universities has reached six, the government said on Monday. In a press statement, the...
Thomas Partey

Ghana’s Thomas Partey shortlisted for BBC African Footballer of Year award

Ghana's defensive midfielder Thomas Partey, 25, has been shortlisted for the 2018 BBC African Player of the Year award. The Athletico Madrid strongman has been...
Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza

Burundian president pledges no tolerance to misbehaving of ruling party members

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza on Saturday promised no tolerance against officials of the ruling party if they "misbehave." "As of next year, officials of the...

Al-Shabaab recaptures small town in southern Somalia

Militant group Al-Shabaab on Saturday retook a town in southern Somalia as joint Somali and African Union forces battled the insurgents in the region,...

Ethiopia’s Afar, Somali regional states to finalize border demarcation

Boundary demarcation between Ethiopia's two eastern regional states Somali and Afar will be concluded this Ethiopian Fiscal Year 2017/18, which started July 9, an...

Kenyan expert roots for big data to transform healthcare services

Kenya needs to invest in collating data so as to propel improved and equitable delivery of healthcare services, a research expert said on Saturday. Mokeira...
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Longyuan Mulilo De Aar Wind Power Project in South Africa starts operation

A large-scale wind power plant built by a Chinese company has started operation in De Aar, Northern Cape Province, South Africa, authorities said on...
(From L-R)Ethiopian Prime Minister Haile Mariam Dessalegn, Guinean President Alpha Conde, Benin President Thomas Boni Yayi, French President Francois Hollande, Gabon President Ali Bongo and Ghana President John Dramani Mahama hold a press conference following a lunch at the Elysee Palace to honor the African presidents involved in sustainable development regarding the COP21 in Paris, France, Nov.10, 2015. The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 21) will take place from Nov. 30 to Dec. 11 in Paris, with the objective is to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement on climate change. (Xinhua/Theo Duval)

Marrakech Climate Change Conference Ends

The two-week conference was a follow up to the Paris Agreement, signed in December 2015, to find concrete ways to implement the agreement by...

Ban Ki Moon Prepares To End His Term Of Office

The event was organised on the sidelines of the UN Climate Talks taking place in Marrakech, Morocco. Speaking at the event Wael Hmaidan, Director Climate...
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45th Cycle Payment Of LEAP Begins Tomorrow

A statement issued in Accra and copied the Ghana News Agency said a total number of 212,919 beneficiary households in 216 districts will be...

Interior Minister Assures Of Police Protection During Elections

He said Ghana had gone through six elections successfully and ensuring peace during the seventh one was not a new terrain for the Service. The...

NDC To Adopt Policies That Will Develop The Youth

The NDC Government in that regard has promised to continue investing in job creation for the youth, youth empowerment and sports development. The NDC...
Ghana Police

Konongo: Police To Clamp Down On Trouble Makers On Voting Day

He indicated that the police reaction - to neutralize any threat to the peace would be swift and decisive. He...
Ghana's political parties

Archbishop Urges Political Parties To Be Civil In The Campaigns

He made the call when he addressed journalists in Tamale after a dialogue meeting for peace in northern part of the country organized by...