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Fuel Economy

Namibia increases fuel prices

Namibian Minister of Mines and Energy Tom Alweendo on Tuesday announced price increase of petrol and diesel prices by 70 Namibian cents (4.9 U.S....
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Chinese artists stage spectacular show in Madagascar

Chinese artists from Shenzhen Arts Company staged a spectacular show here for a Malagasy audience on Monday, with applause and laughter filling the hall...
Boko Haram

NE Nigeria: Boko Haram Kills 23 Villagers

At least 23 people were killed and many houses burned when Boko Haram militants stormed a village in Nigeria's northeastern state of Adamawa, according...
Baseball

Kenya unable to make it to Africa’s Baseball Olympic Qualifiers

Kenya will not take part in the five-day Africa Baseball Olympic pre-qualifiers that starts in South Africa May 1, officials announced on Tuesday. Titus Mutwiri,...
Security Council

UN Mission for Western Sahara Get Its Mandate Renewed

The UN Security Council on Tuesday adopted a resolution to renew the mandate of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO)...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Tanzanian President unhappy with nation’s weak performance in U-17 AFCON

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Tuesday expressed disappointment over the poor performance of the east African nation's football team in the 2019 Africa Under-17...
rugby

Nigeria and Burkina Faso to fight for Rugby Olympic Qualification

Africa Rugby has added Nigeria to the 13 teams that will battle it out for the Tokyo 2020 rugby Sevens ticket. Continental champions Uganda will...
Ecokids

Namibian Filmmakers demands more support from China

Marinda Stein, a board member at the Namibia Film Commission, said Namibian filmmakers hope for more involvement with Chinese counterparts. Stein said this during an...
Economic Gra Document

GRA’s prosecution policy document unveiled in Kumasi

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), has launched a policy document in Kumasi to guide the arrest and prosecution of tax defaulters and evaders in...
CLOGSAG

CLOGSAG express worry over the engagement of consultants over public works

The Civil and Local Government Staff Association, Ghana (CLOGSAG) on Tuesday said it was pleased that consultants were taking over some main functions of...
CLOGSAG

CLOGSAG urge auditor general to adhere to its core mandate

The Civil and Local Government Staff Association Ghana (CLOGSAG) on Tuesday called on the Auditor-General to concentrate on its statutory mandate of verifying audited...
John Magufuli

Tanzania and Malawi are friends – president

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Tuesday made it clear that there was no hostility between Tanzania and Malawi, saying the two countries remained as...
Crude Palm Oil

Indonesia: Crude Palm Oil Export will carry no Tax for May

Indonesia's trade ministry has decided to hold zero percent export tax for crude palm oil (CPO) and 5 percent for cocoa for next month's...
Naruhito faces the delicate balancing act of continuing his father's legacy of bringing the monarchy closer to the people while upholding the centuries-old traditions of the Chrysanthemum Throne. [Japan Pool/Reuters]

Japan’s Emperor seeks peace and happiness for his people

Japanese Emperor Akihito in his final speech as a monarch on Tuesday declared his abdication and said he sincerely hoped for a stable future...
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Sudan’s military Council pledges to dialogue

Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) on Tuesday reaffirmed commitment to negotiation with major opposition forces, vowing no tolerance of chaos. "We are committed to dialogue...
Rwandan Foreign Minister Richard Sezibera speaks at a press briefing in Kigali, capital of Rwanda, April 30, 2019. Rwanda has detained Callixte Nsabimana alias Sankara, who claims himself as the head of Rwanda rebel group National Liberation Force (NLF), Richard Sezibera said here Tuesday. NLF is a military wing of a Rwanda opposition political party, the Rwandan Movement for Democratic Change led by Rwandan dissident Paul Rusesabagina, known for protecting people during 1994's Rwandan genocide as a manager of Hotel des Mille Collines. (Xinhua/Lyu Tianran)

Rwanda: rebel group leader held

Rwanda has detained Callixte Nsabimana alias Sankara, who claims to be the head of Rwanda rebel group National Liberation Force (NLF), Rwanda foreign minister...
Antonio Guterres

UN chief laments over increasing hate-based violence on worshipers

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday warned against "a disturbing groundswell" of intolerance and hate-based violence targeting worshippers of many faiths. He...
train

Nigeria: four pronounced dead in a train and tricycle crash

At least four people have died and others got injured after a train crushed a tricycle in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, in the early...
NCA

NCA completes public consultation on quality service regulation

The National Communications Authority (NCA) on Tuesday brought its public consultation workshops to an end, which sought to explain the technicalities in the draft...
Mercy Tagoe Nice

2019 Women’s WAFU Cup final squad named

Mercy Quarcoo Tagoe, head of coach of Ghana’s senior national women’s football team, the Black Queens has named her final squad to represent Ghana...
fishing

TTC approves temporary ban on fishing

The Tema Traditional Council has endorsed government’s decision to put a temporary ban on fishing activities in May, this year, to augment the fish...
Right to Information (RTI)

Civil Society Organisation demands fast action on RTI regulations

Civil Society Organisations have called on government to quickly work on the regulations that would govern the implementation of the Right to Information law This...
President Mourns With Ge Vib Zanziri’s Family

President Akufo Addo Mourns with the Family of Late Gen. Vib-Zanziri

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday described as “a loss to the nation”, the demise of the Late Ghanaian soldier, Major General Francis...
Unilever

Unilever Ghana Multipurpose Learning Centre opened

Unilever Ghana on Tuesday unveiled its multi-purpose learning centre in Tema to serve as a training hub for employees to gain the requisite skills...
Yaw Osafo-Maafo

Payment Certificates of Contractors processing must be made simple to cut delays

Mr Yaw Osafo-Maafo, the Senior Minister, on Tuesday challenged Technocrats to simplify the cumbersome procedures that lead to delays in the Payment Certificates of...
President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo

Work begins on Pokuase Bulk Supply Point

Work has commenced on the construction of the first phase of the USD33.5 million Bulk Supply Point (BSP) at Pokuase in the Ga West...
Mtn Outreach

MTN investigates customers concerns

MTN Ghana, on Tuesday, embarked on a “Customer Outreach Day” at the Kaneshie Market to take note of and address the concerns of customers...
Vigilantism Disbandment

FOSDA pleased with results concerning political vigilantism

The Foundation for Security and Development in Africa (FOSDA), a regional civil society organisation, has expressed joy over the current outcome of the dialogue...
Mr Jeremy Hunt

Ghana and UK Agree on Strategic Partnership Agreement

The Government of Ghana and United Kingdom on Tuesday signed a new strategic partnership to deepen and strengthen the existing ties and open up...
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Ghana Must make provisions for more urban parks

Mr Raphael Ogoe, a Ghanaian architect based in New York on Monday said Ghana must be concerned with the inadequate urban parks and green...