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Dr Sugri Banbangi Launches Book Entitled Volta River Basin

Deputy Ministry launches book on Volta River Basin Dr Sugri Banbangi, Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture, has launched a book entitled “The Volta River...

MBC Africa Kicks Start First Start-up Investor Conference

MBC Africa to hold its maiden start-up investor conference in Ghana Mobile Business Clinic (MBC) Africa, in collaboration with the Ambassador of the Netherlands to...
President Akufo-Addo speaking at the UN General Assembly

Ghana, Africa Stand for World Peace – President Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stressed Ghana’s, and indeed the African Continent’s, commitment to the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons for sustainable world peace...
President Akufo-Addo speaking at the UN General Assembly

It’s Time Africa Stood for Recognition – President Akufo-Addo

Africa’s time to shed its cloak of poverty and to hold its rightful place on the world stage is now at hand, President Nana...

Africa’s Era of Must-do, Can-do Attitude

Since 2000 the continent of Africa has recorded impressive rates of economic growth. This remarkable performance has been largely driven by the prolonged commodity...

Africa Has Become An Ideal Ground for eWaste

Africa is fast becoming the dumping ground for eWaste. A growing amount of computer equipment from Western nations is being found on toxic eWaste...
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Aliko Dangote Believes Africa Can Sustain Global Food Basket

Nigerian business leader Aliko Dangote told investors "Agriculture, agriculture, agriculture. Africa will become the food basket of the world." In a packed room at the...

Private Schools Take Over Africa’s Educational Systems

Experts wary over corporate takeover of education in sub-Saharan Africa Corporations and their partner foundations, supported by international organizations, financiers and bankers, as well as...
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Philanthropists Come Together to Fund Africa’s Ailing Health Sector

Billionaires Bill Gates, Aliko Dangote come together to fund health care projects In the 2017 World Happiness Report by Gallup, African countries score poorly....
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Africa’s Trade and Industrialization is a Two Edged Saw

Will there ever be the ‘African Tigers’? A question begging answers. A look at the manufacturing sector’s total contribution to African economies is telling....
Telcos

Africa’s Telecommunications Needs Increased Pricing

Moves to ensure fair competition and to examine pricing in the telecommunications sector is increasing in key mobile phone jurisdictions on the African continent. The...
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2017 WAMVA Opens for Entries

Leading pan-African TV Show and organisers of the leading music video awards in Africa, WatsUp TV has officially opened nominations for the 2017 edition...
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Zambia leader urges accelerated action to end child marriages in Africa

Zambian President Edgar Lungu said on Tuesday that ending child marriages in Africa by 2030 requires serious commitments by leaders and other stakeholders. In remarks...

Zambia elected chair of Africa power body

Zambia has been elected as chairperson of the African Association for Rural Electrification during its general assembly, the country's rural electrification body said on...

AfDB says funding for water, sanitation in Africa hits US$2.6 billion

The African Development Bank (AfDB) said Tuesday its funding portfolio towards water and sanitation services in the continent was worth about 2.6 billion U.S....
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UK Tasked to Help Africa Develop a New Economic Model

Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye, the Speaker of Parliament, has proposed to the United Kingdom to partner Africa devise a new paradigm for economic partnership...
Luxury Real Estate developer DAMAC Properties is guaranteeing an Aston Martin or Mercedes-Benz with properties sold during the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF). (Photo: Business Wire)

Pam Golding Properties Wins Two Awards

As consumers increasingly take to social media to interact and express their comments – both negative and positive, it is clearly evident that brand...
food aid

UN Agencies Pledge to Fighting Africa’s Food Insecurity Issues

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and three Rome-based UN agencies have reiterated their commitment to strengthening collaboration in fighting food insecurity...

Mauritius PM: Chinese wisdom contributing to poverty reduction in Africa

The prime minister of Mauritius on Wednesday praised Chinese wisdom for helping poverty reduction in his country. "There are no simple solutions to deal with...

Africa must strengthen cooperation with China to reduce poverty

African countries need to strengthen their partnership with China in areas that advance socio-economic transformation as outlined in the continent's Agenda 2063, experts said...

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