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Cameroon livestock fair aims to alleviate poverty in rural areas

The 6th Cameroon Livestock Fair opened on Friday in the country's mountainous Adamawa region in a bid to alleviate poverty in rural areas, according...
Ghost Names

Zambian VP says government to deal with culprits over 4,000 ghost workers

Zambian Vice-President Inonge Wina on Friday said the government will take firm action against all those who have played a role in placement of...
Dangote's Cement

Togo, Dangote Industries sign agreements for fertilizer and cement plants

The government of Togo and Nigeria's Dangote Industries Ltd (DIL) on Thursday signed two partnership agreements for phosphate fertilizers and cement production in the...
doctors shortage

211 doctors fired in Zimbabwe amid strike

Zimbabwe's Health Services Board (HSB) has to date fired 211 junior doctors at government hospitals since it began disciplinary hearings for the striking health...
Cervical Cancer

Namibia’s apple sale initiative continues to raise funds to tackle cancer

Namibia's Cancer Association (CAN) and project partners have raised around 170,000 U.S. dollars (2.5 million Namibia dollars) for cancer victims through the Bank Windhoek...
Street Children

More than 3,000 children out of school in southern Angola

A total of 3,374 children in southern Angola are out of the school system after 15 primary education schools shut down due to the...

Afoko trial adjourned to Nov. 8

The Accra High Court, hearing the case involving Gregory Afoko and Asabke Alangde accused for the alleged murder of the former Upper East...

Ghana Statistical Service Board Sworn into Office

A seven-member Board of the Ghana Statistical Service has been inaugurated at a ceremony, held at the Ministry of Finance, in Accra. The Board, which...
Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister of Finance

Minority Demand Answers for Missing Energy Bonds Targets

The Minority Caucus of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Parliament is requesting Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta to explain why the GHC 10 billion...

E/R Supper Middle League Kicks Off on November 11

The race to win the only slot to represent the Eastern Region in the National Division One league next year, starts on Saturday November...

2017/18 League Season Player Registration Opens

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) would from Wednesday, November 29 to midnight of Friday, March 2, 2018 open the window for player registration for...

Consumer inflation slips further in October to 11.6 percent in Ghana

Annual consumer inflation in Ghana in October slipped 0.6 percentage points to 11.6 percent, down from September's 12.2 percent, Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has...

Burundian police intercept 13 persons over human trafficking

Burundian police said 13 persons were intercepted on Wednesday in Muramvya province, in northern Burundi. Police Spokesman Pierre Nkurikiye said one man and 12 girls...
Conflicts in the Great Lakes Region have common features relating to governance issues, identity division, structural violence, exploitation and access to natural resources and land, and so on (Photo: Gallo Images/Reuters/Goran Tomasevic)

Rights activists seek urgent action to end violent conflicts in Africa

Human rights activists and experts are looking for possible ways to end violent conflicts and civil wars now tearing apart some African countries such...
Climate change

Innovation body to help Kenyan SMEs combat climate change

Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KCIC), a body established by the World Bank, said it plans to help 300 small and medium-sized enterprises to play...
Makerere University

Lecturers at Uganda’s oldest university go on strike over payment of arrears

Lecturers at Uganda's oldest and top university, Makerere University, started a strike on Tuesday to demand that the management pay their arrears. Deus Kahunda Muhwezi,...

Experts agree on stronger cross-border surveillance to combat deadly Marburg virus

Health experts and scientists from Uganda, Kenya and the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday agreed to carry out joint border disease surveillance in...

Kenya acquires six modern boats to fight terror, drug trafficking

Kenya said on Wednesday that it has acquired six modern patrol boats to help boost the fight against terrorism and drug trafficking. Inspector General of...
Prated Textiles

Kenya mulls ways to diversify exports to help grow agriculture

Kenya plans to redouble efforts in growing food crops to help diversify exports and boost agriculture, a senior official said on Wednesday. Cabinet Secretary for...

Tanzania plans to broaden coverage of social security protection

Tanzania has started a process aimed at broadening social security protection that will help reduce poverty, a senior official said on Wednesday. Eric Shitindi, permanent...

Campaign against corruption launched in Ghana

Ghanaian anti-graft groups and media organization on Wednesday inaugurated a campaign, "Corruption Watch," to combat public corruption. Organizers of the campaign include the Center for...
vegetable export ghana

Ghana’s Vegetable Exports to EU Commence in 2018

The European Union (EU) has lifted a ban on Ghanaian vegetables after phytosanitary requirements are satisfied, local media reported on Wednesday. Three years ago, the...
global fund

Malawi gets US$460 million grant to fight HIV, TB and Malaria

Global Fund has approved a two-year grant worth 460 million U.S. dollars to the Government of Malawi to aid the country's target of reducing...
AFP / Karam Al-Masri More than 300 civilians have been killed in two weeks of fighting in the divided city of Aleppo

Russia, U.S. almost in agreement on Aleppo

Russia and the United States are close to reaching an understanding on the settlement of Syria's Aleppo, as the Syrian army has made major...

Trump says could have won popular vote, blames voter fraud

"In addition to winning the Electoral College in a landslide, I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted...

Trump’s victory indicates polls’ failure in reflecting public sentiment

U.S. pundits, experts and pollsters are now scrambling to figure out why most of them failed to predict Trump's victory. "The polls...

Turkey: Footballer Cleared Of Terrorism Spread Allegation

Naki appeared in court in Diyarbakir, Turkey, for a trial which was surprisingly halted by the prosecutor, his lawyer Soran Haldi Mizrak said. ...
Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines Increases Weekly Flight To Cape Town

Mr Busera Awel, the Chief Commercial Officer, Ethiopian Airlines said: “Serving Africa is our prior commitment as a Pan-African carrier, and increasing services to...

Ibrahim Kwarteng Honored By Stability Organisation

The maiden awards organised in collaboration with the Ministry of the Interior and National House of Chiefs was aimed at recognising the efforts of...
MD of Airtel Ghana, Lucy Quist, addressing the students of the School for the Hearing (3)

Students Urged To Use IT To Solve Economic Challenges

Mrs Lucy Quist, the Chief Executive Officer, Airtel Ghana, said this at the launch of a coding club for the school under the company’s...