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Burkina Faso’s president laments deadly attacks

Burkina Faso's President Roch Marc Christian Kabore on Monday addressed the terrorism troubled-nation, lamenting religion targeted-attacks designed to weaken the collective life in the...
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East African bloc condemns attack on UN, AMISOM compounds in Somalia

The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Mahboub Maalim, on Monday condemned Sunday's attack on the United Nations (UN) and the...

Botswana to explore world through Expo 2020 Dubai

Botswana on Monday announced plans to participate in the forthcoming Expo 2020 Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. The country's investment promotion...
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed

Ethiopian PM leaves for South Sudan to attend Sudan’s peace talk

The Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed left here on Monday for Juba, the capital of South Sudan to attend regional leaders' meeting on the...

Kenya cuts petrol, diesel prices

Kenya on Monday lowered the cost of petrol and diesel and raised kerosene prices marginally. The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority...

Traditional leader urges Chinese to explore rice growing in northwestern Zambia

A traditional leader from Zambezi district in northwestern Zambia said on Monday that Chinese rice growers are welcome to invest in his chiefdom in...

Northern Namibia hit by anthrax

Namibia's northern regions of Zambezi and Kunene have been hard hit by an anthrax outbreak, which has killed over 100 cattle, the government said...
President Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenyan president mourns death of 11 policemen in border region

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday mourned 11 paramilitary police officers killed on Saturday when the vehicle they were traveling in ran over an...

China key in Zambia’s development

China plays a key part in Zambian development as witnessed by a number of developmental projects, Zambia's opposition leader said on Monday. ...

Somalia kicks off construction of blood bank facility

The Somali government has kicked off construction of national blood bank facility for the first time in three decades. Hassan Ali Khaire,...
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Cape Coast: Vodafone’s Modern Retail Shop Unveiled

Vodafone Ghana has unveiled a modern retail shop at Kotokuraba, the central business area of Cape Coast as part of its commitment to deliver...

CSOs Demand Accountability for Immunization

Sixteen Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) more than 10 African countries have launched ‘33 Days power up immunisation campaign” to hold governments accountable for the...

Actionaid Ghana Swears in Anti-violence Team

Sixty-four community members in the Ga South Municipal Assembly have undergone a Community Based Anti-Violence Team(COMBAT) training with a charge on them to fight...

NGO and UN Celebrates World Food Day with Procession

Amen Amen Institute, a non-governmental organisation in partnership with the United Nations (UN) has embarked on a float to mark this year’s World Food...

National Farmers’ Day Celebration: 3 Organizations Donates ¢75000.00

Interplast Ghana Limited, the Ghana Reinsurance Company (GRC) and the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has donated a total of GH¢75000.00 towards the 33rd National...

Foundation Solicits for Investments for Young Girls

Nana Ama Adutwumwaa, the President of Touching The Lives Of Girls Foundation (TLGF), has called for mass investments into the activities of girls to...
Entrepreneurs Conference

Kate Quartey-Papafio Attends Manufacturing Conference

Mrs Kate Quartey-Papafio, the Chief Executive Officer of Reroy Cables, was one of the country’s renowned women entrepreneurs that represented this year’s African Women...
Handwashing Day

14,000 Children Below Age 5 Die Yearly from Diarrhea

Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, the First lady of the Republic of Ghana, has said available statistics indicate that diarrhea kills about 14,000 children under five...
Disaster Day

Effutu People Marks 2017 Risk Reduction Day

Participants at a forum to commemorate this year’s World Disaster Risk Reduction Day have called on the assembly to take practical measures to improve...

CCMA Revenue Mobilization Slumps

The Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly (CCMA), mobilized a total of GH¢1,225,801.41 out of a targeted revenue of GH¢2,204,536.96 from its traditional sources, from January...

MCE Encourage Girls to Strive for Success

Young girls must study hard and strive to change the misconception about sending the girl-child to school, says Mr Nicholas Fiifi Baako, Municipal Chief...
NIgerian teachers

Enyan Esiam District Go After Recalcitrant Teachers

The Ajumako-Enyan-Asiam District Directorate of Education, has identified a high rate of indiscipline among some teachers as one of the main factors for the...

Rural Banks Plead With BoG

Mr Simon Nero Davor, Volta Regional President of the Association of Rural Banks (ARB), has appealed to the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to be...

Oct. 14 Set Aside for UMB Invitational Golf

The maiden Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) Invitational Golf Championship tees-off at the Achimota Golf Course in Accra on Saturday, October 14. Mr George Amoah, Competition...

Nigeria must be ready to feed its population

In an interactive section with farmers in the state, Rauf Aregbesola said the nation's 2 billion U.S. dollars food import bill was unsustainable. ...

Regional project to protect Lake Tanganyika

"The regional project on the management of cross-border water resources in the Lake Tanganyika basin has several components including sensitizing people living on the...
A higher score from a ratings agency generally means cheaper borrowing for governments

Analyst lauds Nigeria’s plan to borrow from multilateral institutions

Tony Ejinkeonye, President of the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry Limited, in an interview with reporters in Abuja, also advised the government ...

Burundi temporarily closes customs office at Burundi-Rwanda border post

"We have temporarily closed our customs office at Akanyaru Bas border post because there is no business taking place there. We visited the customs...

Disaster risk reduction project launched in Mozambique

The project launched in Gaza province in central Mozambique by the organization's national director Graham Strong and the Gaza province governor Stella Zeca was...
Peter Mutharika

Malawi President appoints new Elections Chief

The new MEC Chairperson is Justice of Appeal, Jane Mayemu Ansah, SC, and the appointment is effective from October 14, according to a statement...