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UK PM approves HS2 high-speed rail project despite spiralling cost

Despite its escalating cost, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday gave green light to HS2 high-speed rail, the country's biggest infrastructure project since...
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Zambia cabinet approves signing of deal with U.S. on improving wildlife management

The Zambian cabinet has approved the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the United States to enhance wildlife management, a government...

Ghana’s Cabinet Approves Community Water & Sanitation Agency Policy Reform

The Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6), enjoins member countries, including Ghana to provide at all times clean water and sustainable sanitation facilities for...
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Parliament approves nomination of Supreme Court Justices

Parliament has unanimously approved the nomination of three Justices appointed by President Nana Akufo-Addo to the Supreme Court. The approval follows a recommendation...
ICT sector

Somalia cabinet approves ICT strategy

The Somali cabinet has approved the country's first information and communications technology (ICT) strategy to attract more investment, a government minister said on Friday. ...

AfDB approves US$455 million loan to Tanzania for new airport in capital city

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a 455 million U.S. dollars loan to Tanzania for the construction of a new airport and ring...
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AfDB approves US$455 million loan to Tanzania for new airport in capital city

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a 455 million U.S. dollars loan to Tanzania for the construction of a new airport and ring...
Police continue to monitor the situation at the Gbewaa Palace and the entire Yendi municipality.

Yendi Municipal Assembly approves 2020 Action Plan

The Yendi Municipal Assembly has approved its 2020 Annual Action Plan, Budget and Fee Fixing resolution during its second ordinary meeting in Yendi in...
Zimbabwe's economy is fragile and it does not have its own currency

Namibia approves Zimbabwe anti-sanctions drive

The Namibian government on Thursday endorsed the engagement of local stakeholders to come up with measures to push the lifting of economic embargo against...

Ethiopian parliament approves new electoral, political parties proclamation

The Ethiopian House of People's Representatives (HoPR) on Saturday ratified the draft proclamation governing Ethiopian electoral and political parties. The endorsed new...
European Union (EU)

Zambia’s cabinet approves ratification of economic partnership deal with EU

The Zambian cabinet has approved the need for the country to ratify the Eastern and Southern Africa Interim Economic Partnership agreement with the European...

Sunyani Municipal Assembly Approves Presidents Nominee

Madam Justina Owusu-Banahene, the President's nominee for the position of Municipal Chief Executive (MCE)for the Sunyani has been overwhelmingly endorsed. All the 47 assembly...
Women Fisheries

Chief Fisherman of Sekondi Approves Closed Fishing Season

Nana Kweku Yiadom, the Sekondi Chief Fisherman has welcomed the directive issued by the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development to ban fishing for...

Namibia’s energy regulator approves 2.5 percent cut in bulk electricity tariff

Namibia's Electricity Control Board (ECB) said Thursday that it has approved a 2.5 percent cut by the country's power utility in bulk tariff for...
Kumasi airport

Ghana’s Parliament Okays €58.9 Million Contract for Kumasi Airport

Parliament on Thursday approved an EPC/Turnkey contract of 58.9 million euros between the Government of Ghana and Contracta Construction UK Limited for the execution...
Ghanaian Parliament

Parliament Okays Military Housing Loans

Parliament has approved a loan facility of US$100,000,000 for the Ministry of Defence for the construction of a Housing Project and other rehabilitation works...
Ghanaian Parliament

Ghana’s parliament okays new ministers

Parliament has approved the appointment of 18 persons nominated by President Nana Akufo-Addo for Ministerial and Deputy Ministerial positions for the newly-created regions However, the...
Right to Information (RTI)

Ghana’s Right to Information Bill finally approved

Parliament has finally approved the Right to Information (RTI) Bill after two decades. The Bill which was passed after its third reading at 8:30 pm...
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PM for Cambodia Devotes US$15 Million for armored Cars for Peacekeeping Efforts

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Monday that he approved last week a budget of 15 million U.S. dollars to purchase...
Gra Campaign

GRA Boss Approves Punctuality Education Campaign

Mr Emmanuel Kofi Nti, the Commissioner-General Ghana Revenue Authority, over the weekend signed a pledge of punctuality with Punctuality Ghana Foundation, a demonstration of...
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Ghana’s Cabinet Okays New Downstream Petroleum Policy

Cabinet on Thursday, March 14, approved a new Downstream Petroleum Policy framework to ensure a Ghanaian-driven and Ghanaian-owned industry capable of attracting increased local...

Ghana’s President Approves Civil Aviation Amendment Bill

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo -Addo , on Friday March 8, assented to the Ghana Civil Aviation (Amendment) Bill to become Act 985...
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Zambian cabinet approves constitution amendment bill

Zambia's cabinet has approved a bill that gives impetus to plans to amend the country's constitution, a senior government official said on Thursday. ...
Omar Hassan Ahmad Al-Bashir

Sudanese Parliament Accepts Six Month State of Emergency

Sudan's National Assembly (parliament) has approved the state of emergency earlier declared by Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, but reduced its period from one year...
Accepted: Peter Kuwani (right) and his running mate Archibald Kalawang’oma

Malawi electoral body approves 9 presidential candidates

Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has approved nine out of ten candidates who presented their nomination papers earlier in the month to battle for the...
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Dina Lohan Ex Gives Approves of her new Boyfriend

The 'Celebrity Big Brother' housemate revealed on the show she had been romancing someone she had never met, or even spoken to on FaceTime,...
Two elephants are seen in the Chobe National Park, northern Botswana, March 24, 2015. The Kasane Conference on The Illegal Wildlife Trade was held on Tuesday in Kasane, the gateway to the Chobe National Park, with delegations from 35 countries and around 20 international organizations. (Xinhua/Lu Tianran)(azp)

Tanzania’s Lawmakers Agrees to Convert 5 Game Reserves to National Parks

Tanzanian Parliament on Saturday approved the upgrading of five game reserves to national parks. The approval, made in the capital Dodoma, brought to 22...

Tanzanian parliament approves bill designed to remove withholding tax for small-scale miners

Tanzanian Parliament on Saturday endorsed a bill designed to remove payment of withholding tax of 5 percent by small-scale miners in the nation. The bill...
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Ghana’s parliament approves deal for drone technology for medical delivery

Ghana's Parliament on Tuesday approved a deal that will allow the use of Unarmed Aerial Vehicles, known ordinarily as drones, for medical delivery. ...

Cabinet okays cost for building 10 fishing harbours

The Government has approved $235 million dollars for the construction of 10 Coastal Fishing Harbours and Landing Sites, as part of its vision to...