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Ethiopian Airline

Ethiopia Airlines plans on increasing flights to Chinese destinations

Ethiopia's national air carrier, Ethiopian Airlines (ET), plans to add three more Chinese flight destinations, an Ethiopian official said on Tuesday. Speaking...
cocaine

Over 48 kg of Cocaine has been Held at Ethiopian Airport

The Ethiopian government on Tuesday disclosed the seizure of 48.4 kg of cocaine while being smuggled into a third destination country during the past...
Housing

Pan-African Sponsor calls for policy reforms to handle housing deficit

African governments should embark on policy and regulatory reforms to attract investments required to bridge a housing deficit occasioned by rapid population growth, a...
farmers

Chinese ‘Green Super Rice” Promotes Asia and Africa Agriculture

Chinese agriculture scientists have bred new rice varieties named "Green Super Rice (GSR)" for developing Asian and African countries to reduce hunger and increase...
footballs

Ghana’s Competitive Football Resumes After 10-Months Break

The Ghana FA Normalization Committee (NC) special competition for all 64 elite and second-tier clubs kicked off across league centers last weekend. The competition has...
Dumsor

Ghana Struggles with Power Outages

Ghanaians are beginning to feel the pinch of the return of long hours of power outages that authorities attribute to the shutdown of a...
Rugby

Kenya’s Rugby U23 Coach Sets Target on 2019 Barthes Cup

Kenyan rugby 15s, U20 head coach, Paul Odera, has put his faith in Bonface Ochieng to lead his side for the 2019 Barthes Cup...
mobile payments

Uganda drives its economy through the power of mobile phones

Uganda is harnessing the power of mobile phones as a driver of its economic growth under the country's Vision 2040, which aims at the...
Somalia soldiers

Somalia forces thwart possible terror attack in southern region

Somali National Army (SNA) forces foiled a major terrorist attack in southern region late on Monday following heavy fighting between the army and al-Shabab...
Opera Mauritius

Opera Mauritius Gave Off Their Best Performance of Classical Music

A four-member team of Opera Mauritius treated Ghanaians to an evening of thrilling classical music at the Christ the King Hall. The Classical Music performance...
Iraq

158 soldiers mass grave discovered in Iraq

Iraqi authorities discovered Monday the remains of 158 bodies believed to belong to soldiers of Speicher Camp who were executed by the Islamic State...
Court

American woman pleads guilty to killing Chinese student student

Holly Davis, who shot and killed a 19-year-old Chinese exchange student in 2016, pled guilty to second-degree murder and might face 25 years in...
Law

Egypt okays new law to establish an anti-terror supreme council

Egyptian parliament preliminarily approved on Monday a new law to establish a supreme council for combating terrorism, official Ahram news website reported. The final vote...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses a campaign trail in the east Jerusalem Jewish settlement of Har Homa, on March 16, 2015. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told an Israeli news website Monday that if he is elected in Tuesday's national elections, "there will be no Palestinian state." (Xinhua/JINI)

Israel squash African asylum seeker agreement

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he suspends a landmark agreement with the UN to resettle African asylum seekers hours after he...
Burundis President Pierre Nkurunziza

Burundian president donates towards 2020 elections

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza Monday deposited 4 million Burundi francs (2,270 U.S. dollars) to a bank account opened for contributions to the 2020 general...
A mother cooks for her children near the sprawling Achimota dump site in the outskirts of Accra, capital of Ghana, May 30, 2012. Environmental problems is one of the big challenges that Ghana faces. The western African country recorded 14.4 percent GDP growth last year, but it has to balance the development and environment protection. (Xinhua/Mary T. Richter) (lyq)

Christians Tasked to be guardians of the environment

Apostle David Kwesi Kankam, the Head of Agona Swedru Area Church of Pentecost, has admonished Christians to desist from polluting the environment, especially through...
golf

2018 MTN invitational golf tourney: John Ayatey places first

John Ayatey, emerged winner of the 2018 MTN Invitational Golf Tournament, played at the Takoradi Golf Club, with a handicap of five. Ayatey, placed first...
Kuoro Bamula Basinjia Chieminah III, the Chief of Kandia seated during the 9th Annual “Gandawi Naabahilime” Festival of the chiefs and people of the Gandawi Traditional Area.

Gandawi chiefs cry over spate of environmental depletion

The chiefs of Gandawi Traditional Area have expressed worry over the wanton depletion of the environment through bad farming practices, commercial charcoal production and...
Chieftaincy Disputes

UWR Minister worried over bags of chieftaincy disputes retarding progress

Mr. Amidu Chinnia Issahaku, the Acting Upper West Regional Minister, has appealed to the Chiefs in the Sissala West District to address pockets of...
Newborn-Babies

Easter ushered in the birth of eight babies in Enchi

Six boys and two girls were delivered in two hospitals at Enchi in the Aowin municipality on Holy Easter and Easter Sunday. One birth was...
Madina Deanry Picnic

Catholic faithfuls asked to sacrifice their lives for country and friends

The Metropolitan Arch-Bishop of Accra, Palmer Gabriel Buckle on Monday paid a pastoral visit to the Madina Deanery where all the Catholic faithful gathered...
Telecom industry

Absence of telephone services in Kandia very worrying

Kuoro Bamula Basinjia Chieminah, the Chief of Kandia in the Sissala West District of the Upper West Region has expressed worry over the lack...
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa and First Lady Auxilia at his inauguration after winning the July 30, 2018 national election.

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa will travel to China for a state visit on April 2-6 at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. The...
Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi told

Egypt’s reelected President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi

Egypt's incumbent President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi won the presidential election with 97.08 percent of valid votes and will run the most popular Arab state for...
Holiday makers

Ghana’s statutory holidays for Easter: March 30 and April 2

The Ministry of the Interior has declared Friday, March 30 and Monday April 2, 2018 as statutory public holidays. A statement signed by Mr Ambrose...
Love to Excel

April 2 Set Aside for “Love to Excel” Unveiling

Jules Nkansah, a Ghanaian author would on April 2 launch his book, “Love to Excel”, to provide technical skills to young professionals and university...
measles vaccine

30,000 Somali Children to Benefit from UNICEF’s Measles Immunization Programme

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and its partners on Tuesday kicked off an emergency campaign to immunize 30,000 children against measles in Baidoa,...
Many expect a win for the BJP and allies to help boost infrastructure investment?

China’s infrastructure investment key to Africa’s development needs

A United Nations (UN) official has stressed that China's investment in infrastructure across Africa is key to achieving the continent's development aspirations. ...
Egyptian flag

April 2 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

CAIRO -- Egypt launched Saturday the first phase construction of its new administrative capital project east of Cairo, said Housing Minister Moustafa Madbouly. ...
Namibia

Holistic management drives success of Namibian farmer

by Harris Rodgers Namibia Junior Farmer of the Year 2015 Judith Isele is making giant strides in organic farming, using what is known as the...