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Indian bank pulls out of Botswana

The Bank of India's Botswana branch has closed shop and surrendered license to the central bank. Seamogano Mosanako, Head of Communications and...

Kenya’s inflation rises to 5.56 percent in November

Kenya's overall inflation rate rose to 5.56 percent in November up from 4.95 percent in October due to an increase in the cost of...

Sports Medicine Workshop Takes Place in Sub-Saharan Region

Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons (GCPS), in collaboration with the America College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), has ended a four day lectures and...
Ibrahim Tanko

U-23 African Championship Qualifiers: Black Meteors Goes to Camp

Ibrahim Tanko, head coach of the national under-23 team, the Black Meteors, has invited 22 players to begin camping in preparation for the upcoming...

2018 CAF Awards: Mukuarama and Partey Shortlisted

Thomas Teye Partey, Black Stars midfielder, has made the initial 34-man shortlisted for the 2018 African Player of the Year award. The Atletico Madrid midfielder,...

South Africa faces high risk of power cuts at weekend

South African power utility Eskom on Friday asked the general public to continue using electricity sparingly, cautioning about a possible risk of load shedding....

Kenya’s overall inflation rate increases to 5.58 percent in November

Kenya's overall inflation rate increased slightly to 5.58 percent in November from 5.53 percent in October due to an increase in the cost of...

Zambia mulls reviewing school calendar

The Zambian government said on Friday that it was in the process of carrying out consultations with stakeholders with a view of reviewing the...
Edgar Lungu

Zambian president on short working vacation in the country

Zambian President Edgar Lungu has not sneaked out of the country as alleged by his critics but was on a short vacation within the...
somalia election girls AU training

Somali women vow to champion peace, counter violent extremism

Somali women wrapped up a peace forum in Mogadishu on Thursday evening by resolving to embrace peace, reconciliation and prevent violent extremism. ...
African Union headquarters

AU urges well-coordinated approach to support positive achievements in Horn of Africa

The African Union (AU) has urged well-coordinated and inclusivity approach on how best regional and international actors could support the ongoing peace and normalization...

Relief for Namibians as fuel prices are set to drop in December

Namibia's Ministry of Mines and Energy Friday announced that fuel pump prices for December will decrease as of Dec. 5. Fuel...

Ghana seeks to unlock critical development capital through land title digitization

Ghana expects to unlock critically needed development capital through the implementation of land title digitization project it embarks upon next year, Vice President Mahamudu...
National Anti Corruption Week

Ghana Prepares to Launch a Major Campaign Against Corruption

Ghana is to launch “Zero Tolerance for Corruption Campaign,” to showcase the nation’s indomitable spirit to fight and win the war against corruption. The National...

Ghana FA holds summit to explore ways of improving soccer

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has ended a three-day summit to explore ways of improving football in the country, with a resolve to restructure...
This week’s flight from Libya was the seventh since January 2017 organized by IOM for Guinean migrants from Libya with a total of 859 migrants assisted so far. Above is a photo of Guinean migrants assisted by IOM last August. File photo: UN Migration Agency (IOM) 2017

Ghanaian illegal migrants brought home from Libya – IOM

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has brought back home here 127 Ghanaian illegal migrants from the volatile situation in Libya. The aircraft carrying these...
President Akufo-Addo welcomes President Macron

Ghana ready to renew relations with France – Akufo-Addo

French President Emmanuel Macron visited Ghana on Thursday as part of his three-nation African tour, to boost economic ties. The visit also took him to...
Swine flu

Suspected African swine fever kills over 1,000 pigs in northern Zambia

Suspected African Swine Fever has killed over 1,000 pigs in Zambia's Luapula province situated north of the country, state-run news agency reported on Thursday. Luapula...

Courts in Ethiopia’s Amhara region give prison sentences to 27 individuals for corruption

Courts in Ethiopia's northern Amhara regional state have sentenced 27 individuals to prison terms for corrupt practices this week, an Ethiopian official said on...
stock market

Nairobi bourse trading slows down amid dip in foreign input

Trading at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) slowed down Thursday amid decline in the benchmark index and turnover as foreigners cut input. Equity turnover dropped...

Rwandan government takes measures to overcome housing challenges

The Rwandan government has taken measures to overcome housing challenges in the hilly country with a densely packed population, said a Rwandan housing official. The...

Kenya confirms two more cases of cholera

Kenya's health authorities on Thursday confirmed two new cases of cholera in the coastal town of Kwale. County Health Executive for Kwale County Francis Gwama...

Ghana intensifies fight against deforestation

Authorities in Ghana have intensified their fight against deforestation by clamping down on illegal activities in the country’s forests that threaten sustainable forest resource...

EC urged to prevent persons below 18 from voting

“Any person found to have engaged children in that manner must be dealt with as prescribed by law”, Mr Bright Appiah, Executive Director of...

W/R: Chiefs appeal for development authority

Ogyeahoho Gyebi made the suggestion, on Monday, when the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Presidential Candidate, Nana Akufo-Addo with his entourage, paid a courtesy call...

WANEP anticipates peaceful elections

A statement issued by WANEP and copied to the Ghana News Agency on Wednesday quoted Mr Eze as saying that going by the level...

SWAG concerned about Columbia air disaster

Players and officials of the Brazilian side numbering 40 and 22 journalists died alongside several others in a plane crash on Monday evening on...

18 year old farmer remanded by court for weapon possession

Fatawu Ali has been charged with unlawful possession with firearms and ammunition and pleaded not guilty. He was ordered to...
Dr. Nii Kotei Dzani

Kotei Dzani is most outstanding Finance/SME Entrepreneur

The decision to confer the prestigious award on Dr Dzani was from an extensive assessment of his personal and certified commitment to financial security,...
Fire fighters work at apipeline explosion scene at Ijegun area in Lagos, southwest Nigeria, March 16, 2014. According to Ibrahim Farniloye, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) public information officer of Lagos, the explosion was as a result of underground spillage through points of previous vandalization. (Xinhua/Olatunji Obasa)

A/R: Reports says fire damages have been high in 10 months

The Regional Fire Officer, Semekor Fiadzo, who announced this said, there were also 41 fatalities in the 1,205 fire incidents recorded during the period. ...