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African nations urged to support development banks for implementation of SDGs

The Zambian government on Wednesday called on African countries and development partners to increase their support to national development banks to enable the banks...
Nigerian Economy

African countries can learn from foreign investors to grow economy

African nations can learn from foreign investors on how to transform the continents' economies, said a Zambian financial and economic specialist on Monday. ...

Report on HIV prevalence in Ghana

New study finds some countries have five-fold disparities in numbers of people infected with HIV SEATTLE–Despite the rapid scale-up of antiretroviral therapy (ART) since 2000,...
League table

Disease-fighters’ League Table Shows Ghana at 28th Position

African countries with modest national incomes are outperforming some richer nations on the continent in the fight against diseases of poverty known as neglected...
child protection

African Countries to draft child protection road map for east and south Africa

Child protection officials from 27 countries and regions will meet in Namibia for the first time to discuss the current and local child protection...
Africa Business Media Innovators Summit

Media Innovators Summit to Bring Together Media Visionaries

Delegates Gather in Accra to Address the Changing Media Landscape and New Hybrid Models More than 100 senior executives, entrepreneurs and thought-leaders from media, tech,...

Egypt Pulls Out of CHAN Competition

The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) has withdrawn from participating in the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN), scheduled for January in Morocco. The Africa Football governing...

Kenya’s exports to African nations rise in first quarter

Exports from Kenya to African countries increased by 1.2 percent in the first three months of 2017, pushed up by rise in exports to...
AFP © Getty Images/AFP/File / by Jennifer O'Mahony | Energy firms say Senegal and Mauritania's current oil and gas ventures will transform them into net exporters by 2020

Four African nations to discuss joint gas exploration in Lake Tanganyika

A Tanzanian cabinet minister said Wednesday four countries sharing Lake Tanganyika Basin will next week discuss a joint exploration of oil and gas...
Agriculture

African countries build up efforts to elevate agriculture

Kenya on Monday kicked off the 6th African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) to chart new path to transform the continent's agricultural sector and enhance...
Professor Awa Marie Coll-Seck, Minister of Health and Social Services of Senegal

Africa focus on Universal Access to Immunization by 2020

There has been a 55% reduction in child deaths in the past 25 years from immunizations. The pneumococcal vaccine and the rotavirus vaccine offer us prevention...

African nations urged to invest heavily in mathematical studies

African nations on Sunday were urged to invest heavily in schools so that they can be able to produce large number of mathematicians and...

Grantmakers’ assembly calls on African nations to use natural resources wisely

The third African grantmakers assembly kicked off in Arusha on Wednesday with the call for African nations to wisely use the available natural resources...
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African nations pledge greater women’s involvement in agriculture programs

Sub-Saharan African countries will promote greater involvement of women in agriculture to enhance food security, rural incomes and ecological sustainability. During a forum to...

African nations discuss ban on cluster munitions

Representatives from nine southern and central African countries held a seminar over the ban on cluster munitions in Lusaka, Zambia. The...
Australia

Australia to scratch to Indonesia and other African nations

Aid to Indonesia will be substantially slashed by the Australian government in next week's budget, despite fears it could be seen as direct retribution...
plane

China-Africa aviation cooperation to increase yearly by 15 percent

When flying with the Africa World Airlines in Ghana, boarding a Xinzhou passenger plane in Cameroon, or wandering the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in...
Algerias President Abdela

496 illegal African immigrants arrested in Algeria

Algeria on Sunday said a total of 496 illegal migrants from different African countries were intercepted by the government troops in the southernmost locality...

African Government Asked To Beef Up On Regulatory Infrastructure

African nations on Tuesday were urged to strengthen their national regulatory infrastructures for the nuclear energy to benefit the continent and its people. The...

African governments urged to assist aviation

African governments have been urged to assist aviation in their respective countries to enable the industry to contribute its share to the socio-economic development...

Turkey pledges a 5 million dollar fund to stop Ebola

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pledged closer cooperation with African nations on Friday, announcing a 5 million dollar fund to assist with efforts to...

Milovan lose bid to coach Mauritania

Former Ghana trainer, Milovan Rajevac has been snubbed in his bid to land the head coaching job for Mauritania. Information gathered by GNA Sports indicates...