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AfDB backed firm to help African SMEs access loans

An Africa Development Bank (AfDB) backed institution on Thursday said that it plans to enable 530,000 African small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to access...
This week’s flight from Libya was the seventh since January 2017 organized by IOM for Guinean migrants from Libya with a total of 859 migrants assisted so far. Above is a photo of Guinean migrants assisted by IOM last August. File photo: UN Migration Agency (IOM) 2017

Libya: EU/AU Real Migrant Plans Uncovered

Following yesterday’s announcement by the European Union, African Union and United Nations and member states to take collective and unilateral actions to help facilitate...
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Suspected African swine fever kills over 1,000 pigs in northern Zambia

Suspected African Swine Fever has killed over 1,000 pigs in Zambia's Luapula province situated north of the country, state-run news agency reported on Thursday. Luapula...

Parliament charge ministry to investigate alleged slave auction in Libya

Mr Frank Annoh-Dompreh, Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs, has called on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to collaborate with the United...
European Union-Africa Summit in Abidjan, Nov. 29, 2017

Viewpoint: Fifth European Union-Africa Summit Plagued by the Imperialist Destruction of Libya

2011 Counter-revolution against Gaddafi underlines the reemergence of enslavement and genocide Abidjan, Ivory Coast is the scene of the annual European Union-Africa Summit where...
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LOC is Scheduled to Visit Cape Coast Stadium

The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) for the African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) 2018, is to inspect the Cape Coast stadium on Tuesday 28th...

SACU key in regional integration

The Namibian Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Netumbo Nandi Ndaitwah said that the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) plays an important role in...
The Day African Stood Still

This is the Day Africa Stood Still

Pan African Humanitarian Summits and Awards 2017 _ THE DAY AFRICA STOOD STILL- November 18th was a historic and very remarkable day in the City...
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Achimota’s Influence on Ghana’s Sense of Creative Arts

Since its founding, Achimota College and School as it was named at the time of its inception, has had a disproportionate influence on the...
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Vlisco& Co Launches in Ghana and Later in Lagos

Vlisco has 171 years of experience and heritage in designing prints, firstly Batik and then wax prints for Africa. It has always been inspired by...

Stakeholders deliberate on sustainable development of Africa

The maiden International conference of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) of the Valley View University (VVU) opened in Accra on Wednesday. The...
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AfDB to Grow African Agriculture and Nutrition Through Phatisa Food Fund

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) today approved US$10 million equity investment in Phatisa Food Fund2 (PFF2) to boost...

Africa losing US$50b through illicit financial outflows

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that Africans should be utterly concerned that the Continent looses, annually, more than $50 billion through illicit...
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Ghana Shippers’ Authority Host Shippers Day

The Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA), under the auspices of the Ministry of Transport, and in collaboration with the Union of African Shippers’ Councils, would...

Ex-Pres. Mogae to Chair African of the Year Prize Committee

Former President of Botswana, Festus G. Mogae has formally assumed the Chair of the Prize Committe for African of the Year award. He succeeds...
Awards

Finalists for the African Of The Year Award Out

The Prize Committee of the African of the Year award has shortlisted three finalists from the pool of nominees for the 2017 award. Rising from...

African Journalist Charged To Espouse Limitless Possibilities In Africa

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday called on African journalist to change the externally-generated image of the Continent, and espouse the limitless possibilities...
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5 African Teams Book Slots For Russia 2018

The road to the 2018 Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) came to an end for Africa, over the weekend, with five countries booking...
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Roadmap To Combat Animal-Human TB Transmission Launched

The first-ever roadmap to combat animal tuberculosis (bovine TB) and its transmission to humans, built on a 'One Health Approach,' addresses health risks across...
Justice Constant Kwaku Hometowu at the Third African Judicial Dialogue

Ghana takes part in 3rd African Judicial Dialogue

Ghana represented by Justice Constant Kwaku Hometowu, Justice of the High Court on Thursday joined about 150 delegates from African Union Member States to...
Second Kenya Trade Expo

Kenya Trade Expo Ghana 2017 Opens In Accra

Mr Robert Ahomka-Lindsey, a deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, said breaking the frontiers in intra-African trade is needed to propel the African continent...
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Indulge yourself in Africa’s top destinations coming 2018

World’s best travel guidebook is at it again with its ever-controversial list of places to indulge for the year coming. As usual, this is...

Finland Hopes To Deepen Diplomatic Relations With Ghana

The Minister of Foreign Trade and Development of Finland, Mr Kai Mykkänen will visit Ghana from November 13-14. A statement issued by the Finland Embassy...

AASU Marks 2017 Africa Youth Day

Today, the youth is celebrated, around Africa as they have been recognized as key partners in all the efforts geared toward the development of...

Ghana pair nominated African Player of the Year award

Ghana duo Christian Atsu and Thomas Partey were named in the list of nominees for the 2018 African Player of the Year award released...
Awards

Daily Trust Gives November 6 As Closing Date for Entries

The deadline for nomination of candidates for the coveted African of the Year 2017 award has been extended to November 6. In a statement yesterday,...

Policymakers, experts call for enhanced investment to improve African children’s condition

Policymakers and experts have emphasized the importance of policy commitment and enhanced investment in improving the comprehensive development of African children. A three-day international conference...
Many expect a win for the BJP and allies to help boost infrastructure investment?

Namibia to host PIDA Week to boost Africa’s infrastructure development

Namibia will host the 2017 Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) Week from December 10 to 14 at the coastal town of Swakopmund. Namibia's...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Millicom and Other Partnerships Leads African Communities to Achieving SDGs

Millicom International Cellular S.A. and Reach for Change are celebrating 5 years of driving locally led development of youngsters in Africa, highlighting how corporate...

African countries advised to prioritize signing boundary agreements

The Africa Center for Energy Policy (ACEP) on Monday said the boundary dispute between Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire serves as a wake-up call for...