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Kenyan High Court seeks to dispose over 2,900 cases in service week

Kenya's Judiciary said Tuesday its High Court targets to hear and determine more than 2,900 cases in court stations with the highest backlog across...
Africa’s Bright Economic Future Is Its Youth

Kenyan skilled youth create own jobs

At his furniture workshop in Kayole, east of Kenya's capital Nairobi, Joseph Ochieng wiped sweat from his brow as he pushed the saw up...
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Botswana Stock Exchange trading slumps in first 8 months

The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) has recorded a significant slump in its trading volume this year, the bourse said on Tuesday. Thapelo...
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South Sudan main rebel group denies fresh recruitment from Uganda

South Sudan's main rebel group, the Sudan People's Liberation Army-in Opposition (SPLA-IO) on Tuesday denied recruitment of fighters from neighboring Uganda. Lam...

East African countries urged to do more to combat radicalization in prisons

East African countries should make concerted efforts to prevent radicalization in prisons and detention centers across the region, a security official said on Tuesday. ...
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African small and medium enterprises a boon for farmers

Millions of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Africa are sourcing their produce directly from farmers, creating a huge industry that is enabling many...

Zimbabwe junior doctors on strike over poor working conditions

Junior doctors at Zimbabwean public hospitals went on strike on Tuesday over poor working conditions. A source at the country's biggest referral...
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Ghana’s science minister urges African countries to explore digital technology

Ghana's Minister for Science and Technology Kwabena Frimpong Boateng said here Tuesday Africa's vast lands will remain fruitless if the continent fails to explore...
Chinese President Xi Jinping

Over 3 billion people rely on BRICS development

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Sunday that the development of the BRICS countries has delivered tangible benefits to more than 3 billion people. Xi made...

Xi Jinping calls for extensive BRICS network of partners

Chinese President Xi Jinping said BRICS should promote the "BRICS Plus" approach to build an open and diversified network of development partners. Addressing the BRICS...
BRICS cooperation

BRICS Cooperation At Its Critical Stage of Development

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Sunday that BRICS cooperation has reached a crucial stage of development. Xi made the remarks while addressing the opening...
YFM Dialogues with the Youth

GEPA Boss asked northern youth to take advantage of exportable product initiative

Mr Akilu Sayibu, a deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA), has called on various youth groups in Northern Ghana...

Queen-Mother of Mafi-Sasekpe Promises to Curb Teenage Pregnancy

Mama Klebetesi III, newly installed queen-mother of Mafi-Sasekpe in the Central Tongu District has stated her resolve to “combat” the scourge of teenage pregnancy...

President Assures Ghanaians of Finding Lasting Solution to Unemployment

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed optimism of his government’s ability to create employment for the teaming unemployed youth which is the greatest...
Ghana Mineworkers Union

Mining Policy Initiatives Needs Coordination

The Ghana Mineworkers’ Union has made raft of proposals urging government to synchronize all key policy initiatives of multinational mining companies into a public-private...
Private Sector

Minister Seeks Private Sector Collaboration with Parks & Gardens Department

Hajia Alima Mahama, Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, has called on the Private Sector to partner the Parks and Gardens Department to...

Sissala Farmers Hailed for Fighting Worm infestation

Dr Sagre Bambangi, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, has commended farmers in Sissala for their effort at controlling the attack of the fall army worm...

Dr. Bambangi Commends YIAP/Masara Collaboration

Dr Sagre Bambangi, a Deputy Minister of Agriculture, has expressed satisfaction with the achievement of some young farmers through the collaboration between the Youth...
Employees of Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) process meat at the Francistown abattoir (slaughterhouse), about 430 kilometers northeast of Gaborone, capital of Botswana,March 10, 2015. Ghana's President John Dramani who is in Botswana for a three-day official visit toured the slaughterhouse on Tuesday, and promised to persuade the West African nations to import beef from Botswana. (Xinhua/Shingirai Madondo)

Mozambique bans meat imports from South Africa

Mozambique has banned the import of beef, mutton and pork from neighboring South Africa because of an outbreak of the foot-and-mouth disease, the government...
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Suspected food poisoning kills 7 in NW Nigeria

Suspected food poisoning has killed seven people in Nigeria's northwestern state of Zamfara, local authorities said on Sunday. A team of medical experts has been...
A Jordanian truck is seen at the crossing border with Syria at the northern post of Jaber bordering, Jordan, on April 1, 2015. Jordan closed its main crossing border with Syria for passengers and goods temporarily, the state-run Petra news agency reported on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Mohammad Abu Ghosh)

Kenyan police probe grenade attack in border region

Kenyan police said Sunday they have launched investigations after one person was killed and two others seriously injured in a grenade attack at Garbattula...

Kenya’s declining internet cost to shake up Pay TV market

Kenya's reducing cost of internet is set to shake up the pay television (PayTV) market due to the rising popularity of internet TV service,...

Sports Can Be An Avenue in Job Creation – Bawumia

Ghana made a significant stride in the attempt to improve on its sporting fortunes with the re-launch of the national sports festival at the...

Pharmacists Receives Training on Patient Drugs Safety

Mr Samuel Kwakye, the Eastern Regional Director of the FDA, has called on pharmacists to engage clients on drugs they purchase to ensure that...

President Akufo-Addo Commended for Honouring Late Atta Mills

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s establishment of a pineapple factory in Ekumfi, is a monument to the late President John Evans Atta Mills,who hailed...

Ghana’s Main Challenge on Sanitation is Attitudinal Change

Mr Robertson Mensah, Sanitation Officer in charge of the Buduburam Zone in the Gomoa East District of Central Region, has said their main concern...

Parents urged to be active in their wards education

Dr Bridget Boakye, a Dentist at the the Okomfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, has called on parents to see themselves as active participants in their...
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In Doing God‘s Work There are no Superstars

In God’s work, there are no superstars or pre-eminent personalities since all roles are divinely assigned and dignifying, says Reverend Samuel Ofori Akyea, Secretary...

Affected Communities Will Be Duly Compensated – BPA

Mr Fred Oware, the Chief Executive Officer of the Bui Power Authority (BPA), managers of the Bui Dam, has assured the local communities of...
YFM Dialogues with the Youth

NGO asks youth to support government’s poverty intervention programmes

Mr Raphael Godlove Ahenu, the Chief Executive Officer of Global Media Foundation, a human right and anti corruption media non-governmental organisation, has called on...