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Burkina Faso

Four people missing found unharmed in Burkina Faso

Four individuals, including an expatriate, have been found safe and sound after they were reported missing on Friday in the Cascades region of western...
Anc President Cyril Ramaphosa Sworn In As Head Of State In The Republic Of South Africa May

South Africa’s president set to take over rotating AU chair in January

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to take over the rotating African Union (AU) chairmanship in January 2020 amid focus on resolving continuing...

Kenyan maize farmers suffer losses amid torrential rains

Peter Kosgey, a maize farmer in the northwestern county of Trans-Nzoia County is worried as heavy rainfall disrupts harvesting of the cereal. ...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Tanzanian officials suspended from office by president over economic sabotage claims

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has suspended two senior police officers and a senior official with the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) reportedly for their involvement...

Men injure 5 gendarmes in attacks in Togo as presidential election drawing near

Individuals with machetes and bludgeons injured five gendarmes in a series of attacks and fled away in the early hours of Saturday in Central...
HOPEFUL—The fuel could propel airplanes

18 dead in plane crash in DR Congo

At least 18 people were killed in a plane crash in a peripheral area of Goma City, North Kivu province in eastern Democratic Republic...

SGR is shining example of Kenya-China friendship – Li Xuhang

The Chinese embassy in Kenya on Friday held an interactive session with local employees of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) commuter train as part...

Four Ethiopians sentenced for terror offenses

The Ethiopian Federal High Court on Friday sentenced four Ethiopians to prison terms for preparing to engage in terror acts in Ethiopia's central Oromia...
Digital economy

African ministers call for prioritizing digitization in Africa

African ministers in charge of communication and ICT and postal services on Friday called for digitization as a priority for Africa. During a two-day meeting...
Photo taken on June 26, 2016 shows a landslide happened in a mountain village in Meigu County, southwest China's Sichuan province. [Photo: Chinanews.com]

Landslide kills 3 in southern Burundi

Some three persons died in a landslide which occurred on Thursday night at the Burunga area in the Gasanda zone, Bururi Province, southern Burundi,...
stock market

Kenya’s bourse ends week slightly higher

Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) ended the week Friday slightly higher. The NSE 20 Share Index gained a marginal 6.23 points to close at 3,833.00 points...

JSE closes higher, lifted by a weaker rand

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) gained on Friday as the South African rand tumbled R13.95 to the U.S dollar. The South Africa's unit which was...

Kenya’s account deficit expected to narrow to 6.2 pct in December

Kenya's current account deficit is expected to narrow to 6.2 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) in December, down from 6.5 percent in...

Positive political climate pulls investors back to Kenya’s debt market

An improved political climate has pulled investors back to Kenya's debt market with the first government security sold after the Supreme Court upheld President...

EU stresses need to build resilience in Ethiopia against future shocks

As Ethiopia struggles with drought that has affected the country since 2015, the European Union's humanitarian wing on Friday stressed the need to build...
open coconuts

Better times ahead for Kenya’s coconut farmers as hybrid seeds launched

Farmers in the Coastal region of Kenya are set for better times following the launch of hybrid coconut varieties after years of relying on...

China donates equipment to bolster peace, security in Liberia

China has said it will continue to support Liberia in its quest to build on its democratic process, especially by assisting the West African...

SADC praises Mugabe’s contribution to Zimbabwe’s liberation, regional integration

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) on Friday praised the Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe for his resignation and contribution to the region. The SADC Executive...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Financing key to Ghana’s water, sanitation SDG campaign

In a 16-point agreement reached after the four-day Mole 27 Conference at Ada, stakeholders including state and non-state actors in Ghana's WASH sector identified...

Ghana says ready for special voting on December 1

Deputy Communications Director for the EC Yussif Ayuba said on national radio Thursday that all logistics needed for the conduct of the election had...

Ghana slips eight places on November FIFA rankings

The Black Stars also slipped four places to the 9th position on the continental pecking order after losing 17 points from last month's 628...

MTN wins at CFO awards

The company’s Chief Finance Officer, Modupe Kadri, was also adjudged the Telecoms CFO of the Year. This is the...

NDC to develop human capital

He has therefore called on the various professional bodies in the country to consider reading the manifesto of the NDC to help them compare...
Ghana Police

N/R: Security tightened ahead of polls

The Personnel, who were drawn from various security agencies, including the Armed Forces, and the Police Service, started the route march from the Tamale...
Mr Julius Debrah

Julius Debrah campaigns for vote in Nungua

Mr Debrah who met with the chiefs, zongo communities, market women and craftsmen in the Krowor, Ladadekotopon, Osu and the Art Centre took the...

Obinim in the Police grips

Not long had the bench warrant been issued than Obinim and his two accomplices appear in court with Mr Ralph Opoku Edusei, who represented...

Next ECOWAS Electricity Forum scheduled for Ghana

A statement issued by the ERERA and made available to the Ghana News Agency in Accra said participants at the Fifth Regulatory Forum, held...

Youth urged against trouble making

He said the youth should carefully scrutinize the issues politicians brought on board before voting for them. Mr Koffie, in an interview with the Ghana...

NPP to ensure all year round farming

He said there was a lot of poverty in the northern parts of Ghana because the people who are largely farmers depended on only...

Kotokuraba: market women to stop transporting foodstuffs to Oguaa

They said several complaints made to the authorities to prevent traders from other regions from flooding the area with their produce including tomatoes, plantain...