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Nigerian regulator warns investors of risks of fraud schemes

Nigeria's capital market apex regulatory body on Thursday cautioned potential capital market investors against putting their funds in schemes that promise unwarranted high returns. Addressing...

Public health risks from “The Sick 5” go unchecked in captive lion breeding industry

A joint scientific study by Blood Lions and World Animal Protection highlights how the captive lion breeding industry in South Africa poses real and...

Post-Brexit trade deal risks erosion of UK workers’ rights, think tank warns

Britain's post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union (EU) leaves workers' rights and environmental protection at risk of erosion and will slow the...
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Senior UN official warns of risks posed by COVID-19 to international peace and security

UN Undersecretary-General for Political Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo on Wednesday warned of the risks posed by COVID-19 to international peace and security, including the erosion...
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (front) addresses a televised news conference in Nairobi, Kenya, March 15, 2020. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced stringent measures to help contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus after two new cases were confirmed on Sunday. Sub-Saharan Africa reported more novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases on Sunday amid stronger countermeasures against the pandemic. (Xinhua)

Kenya extends night curfew, closure of bars amid COVID-19 risks

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday announced a 30-day extension of night curfews alongside closure of bars and nightclubs in order to curb transmission...
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Report shows increased risks of extremists’ attack in Sweden

Around 25 Swedes with links to violent right-wing extremism have either received military training or taken part in armed conflicts abroad, a new...

Namibians embrace home remedies to boost immunity amid COVID-19 risks

By Ndalimpinga Iita At her apartment in the Namibian capital Windhoek, Elly Matias prepared a concoction of boiled water, ginger,...
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WHO urges safe reopening of schools in Africa amid COVID-19 risks

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday urged African countries to put solid COVID-19 prevention measures in place before embarking on reopening of learning...

Iran rail transport risks US$37 million loss by mid-June amid COVID-19 concerns

Passenger and freight rail transport firms could suffer a loss of 37 million U.S. dollars by mid-June due to the spread of novel coronavirus,...
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New research highlights the risks of not brushing twice a day

A third of children around the world are failing to brush their teeth twice a day, according to new global study released to mark...

Risks of playing with the Rohingya issue

The international community most possibly are not fully realizing the potential security threats the region and the world would face in near future unless...
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US-China trade war and the dangers it poses to the world

In his inaugural address a little over a year ago, Donald Trump asserted that “… protection will lead to great prosperity and strength.” The...
President Mugabe reportedly receives a salary of ?5,000 a month but is looking for a further pay bump

Mugabe’s presence in opposition shaky

Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe risks being expelled from the ruling Zanu-PF party following his perceived dabbling in opposition politics, a senior party official...

Botswana official voices concern over children exposed to risks

The Assistant Minister of Local Government and Rural Development in Botswana, Botlogile Tshireletso, said here on Monday that her ministry has noted with great...
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Ghana’s Samuel Inkoom risks one-year FIFA ban

The Federation International of Football Association (FIFA) on Friday ordered Ghanaian international Samuel Inkoom to pay outstanding amount of money to his former agent...
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Turkey faces risks in support of crisis-hit Qatar

As the crisis between Qatar and some Muslim countries continues unabated amid efforts for a settlement, Turkey's siding with Doha has been criticized for...

Ghana Could Attract Sanctions From EITI

Ghana risks being sanctioned by the International Secretariat of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) if the nation fails to address certain challenges that...
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Ghana risks water supply stress despite abundant resources

Although Ghana attained 80 percent national water coverage two years ahead of the Millennium Development Goals target date of December 2015, the country's water...
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Corruption In Ghana Education Demands Joint Effort To Kick It Out

Stakeholders in Ghana’s education sector have stressed the need for a collective effort to find immediate solutions to risks in the sector that may...

Oil Sector Saddled With Medium Term Risks

Ghana’s oil sector will start facing setbacks after 2020, especially of no new fields are discovered since the country will not be able to...

African Banks Urged to Share Their Risk

African banks and financial institutions promote risk-sharing and distribution in order to accelerate the ongoing efforts at structural transformation of African economies through trade,...

China starts credit default swap trading to lessen bond risks

Ten Chinese financial institutions, mostly banks, have conducted the first batch of credit default swap (CDS) transactions. A total of 15 transactions were made in...

Ghana’s Psychiatric Hospital Faces Possible Shutdown

The Accra Psychiatric Hospital risks being shut down by managers who have sent a distress call to government to provide them with logistics....

Brexit risks advances German investors’ confidence

Mannheim-based ZEW institute said its monthly economic sentiment index for Germany improved by 12.8 points and reached 19.2 points in June, showing that investors...

Ghana At Risk Of Importing Water By 2021

Mr Osei Kofi said his prediction may come to pass if the rampant felling of trees and illegal mining activities in the country's forest...

Uganda risks a possible suspension from football tournaments – FIFA

Moses Magogo, head of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) said on Thursday that they have received a warning from the Federation of...

Australia risks losing its coveted AAA credit rating

Australians are due to go to the polls in 2016, with election campaigns unofficially kicked off after Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced July...

Ghana’s Attainment Of SDG Targets Could Be A Mirage – CSO

Mr Avorogo, who the Executive Secretary of the Coalition of the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) Zone Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), said this at...

FBI Raises Alarm Over Rising Car Hacking

The FBI and the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have added their voices to growing concerns about the risk of cars being hacked. In...
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Consultancy predicts more credit rating Downgrade in South Africa

South Africa faces a number of problems such as the stagnating economy and high levels of crimes, said George Nicholls, Managing Director of Control...