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Ghana arrests 141 suspected criminals in security sweep

A combined military and police operations team has arrested 141 suspects in a dawn swoop at Buduburam, about 39 km west of the Ghanaian...

Zambia, Sweden agree to collaborate in developing water projects

Zambia and a Swedish research institute have agreed to work together to develop a series of water and environmental projects in the southern African...
Bank of Namibia

Bank of Namibia to host 20th Annual Symposium

The Bank of Namibia (BoN) will host its 20th Annual Symposium under the theme "Escaping the Middle-Income Trap", BoN announced in a statement on...

Namibia plans to carry out malnutrition study next year

Namibia will soon conduct a study to determine the level of malnutrition in the country as well as determine the economic and social consequences...

Nigerian northern states’ governors adopt livestock plan

Nigeria's northern states' governors have announced a national livestock transformation plan to help modernize pastoral activities in the country. Simon Lalong, chairman...
Bank of Ghana

Ghana introduces regulatory measures to secure electronic money transactions

Electronic money platform operators in Ghana will abide by separate regulatory requirements to enhance operations and secure the platforms for users, the central bank...

AU welcomes planned dialogue to resolve crisis in Cameroon’s Anglophone regions

The African Union (AU) Commission has welcomed the latest call by Cameroon's President Paul Biya to hold a national dialogue to resolve a crisis...
President Salva Kiir

Direct talks by rival South Sudan leaders offer hope for peace pact

Continued direct talks between South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar would move forward the stalled 2018 peace deal and enable...

IGAD hails positive progress in South Sudan peace process

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), an east African bloc, has commended latest progress in South Sudan's peace process. "The Intergovernmental Authority...
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27 Boko Haram secret agents arrested in Cameroon

Cameroon army said it has arrested and detained 27 secret agents of terror group Boko Haram in Mora, a locality in the country's Far...
Cocoa has been the main cash crop for ghana.

Ghana-Cote d’Ivoire collaboration is turning-point for world cocoa pricing – expert

An agricultural expert hailed here on Friday the decision by Ghana and western neighbors La Cote d’Ivoire to collaborate on various issues relating to...

A Senegalese businessman’s road to success from Yiwu

Sourakhata Tirera's office in Yiwu, Zhejiang Province, stands right beside the well-known International Trade City, the world's biggest hub for small commodities. Inside the office...
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, takes part in an international press conference at Miraflores Palace, in Caracas, capital of Venezuela, on May 17, 2016. [Photo/Xinhua]

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro

At the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is scheduled to pay a state visit to China from Thursday to...

Rwanda advised to avail internet cost reduction to improve connectivity

The cost of internet capacity globally has been going down significantly which should enable Rwandan end users to enjoy advantages in terms of affordable...

Ethiopian court orders police to bring corruption charges against 17 defendants including ex-deputy minister

The Ethiopian Federal High Court based in Addis Ababa on Wednesday ordered police to bring corruption charges against 17 defendants. ...

International non-profit body decries Kenya’s low health research funding

International non-profit organization PATH on Wednesday decried low health research funding in Kenya. PATH Advocacy and Policy Manager Pauline Irungu told a health forum in...
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Human rights body urges Tanzania to ratify international treaty banning death penalty

Tanzania's Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance on Wednesday urged the government to ratify an international treaty abolishing death penalty. The treaty, the Second...
The highlands of Ethiopia could be more vulnerable to malaria if temperatures rise

Ethiopian government working to resolve boundary dispute between 2 regional states

The Ethiopian government is working to resolve the boundary dispute between Oromia and Somali regional states, said a senior government official on Wednesday. Negeri Lencho,...

Tanzania to make railway state-owned

Tanzanian parliament on Wednesday approved the Railways Bill 2017 designed to reverse ownership of the east African nation's railway company from a joint venture...

Ethiopia’s capital road coverage more than doubles in 10 years

Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa has registered a huge increase in terms of road coverage during the past 10-year period, Addis Ababa city Roads Authority...
Photo taken on July 11, 2015 shows farmlands submerged by flood water in Qiantan Village, Sanmen County of east China's Zhejiang Province. The approaching Typhoon Chan-Hom has brought gales and rainstorms to Zhejiang Province, east China, forcing hundreds of flights to be canceled and highways to be closed, local authorities said Saturday. (Xinhua/Xu Yu) (zwx)

Flood displaces more than 2,800 in Ethiopia’s Oromia state

Over 2,800 people in Ethiopia's Oromia regional state have been displaced by floods as the Awash River flow out of its river bank due...
Paperless Port picture

Ghana paperless port system shows positive results despite few hiccups

Ghana’s paperless port system is currently going on smoothly despite some few initial hiccups, industry players said on Wednesday. The electronic port clearing system commenced...
Samira Quality Education

Mrs. Samira Bawumia Encourage Pupils to Read Wide

Mrs Samira Bawumia, wife of Vice President Mamudu Bawumia, has encouraged Ghanaian children to cultivate the habit of reading for intellectual growth and literal...
Wpid Mathew Opoku Prempeh

Technical University Council Members Advised to Work Within Their Dictate

Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh, the Minister of Education, has charged the new Takoradi Technical University Council to ensure that the University stayed within its...
Vocational training School

New Juaben Artisans Receives Business Start-up Tools from VTF

Vocational Training for Females (VTF), has provided business start-up equipments worth GHC 50, 000 to hairdressers, dressmakers and tailors and caterers in the New...

African Continent Braces Up to Capture Consumer Market

Mr Alan Kyeremanteng, the Minister of Trade and Industry, has said the African continent is destined to capture the biggest consumer market size in...

Michael Flynn Violated Law By Removing Contacts

House Democrats have sent special counsel Robert Mueller, the leader of the Justice Department's Russia investigation, what they say is evidence that President Donald...

Obama-era Solar Power Program Reaches Cost Competitiveness

A U.S. solar power initiative enacted by former President Barack Obama reached a goal for cost competitiveness three years early, the government said. The U.S....
climate change

EU committed to fighting climate change

The EU president said in an annual address Wednesday that, with the United States stepping away, Europe will lead the global fight against climate...
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Monyupelle people appeal to government to release DACF

Residents of Monyupelle Community in the Nandom District have appealed to government to release the District Assemblies Common Fund (DACF) to enable the various...