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Togoless in Ghana Demonstrate

CPP Asks Ghana’s President to Mediate in Togolese Crisis

The Convention Peoples’ Party (CPP) has appealed to the International Community to pay attention to recent developments in Togo...“It could have been worse and...

MGCubed Project Makes Remarkable Impact

The use of interactive distance learning technology to deliver Maths and English lessons daily to more than 10,000 girls and boys in 72 government...
Gov. Theodore Orji of Abia state (middle) flanked by the > Trade Investment Delegation from China and Board of Nigeria/China > Business Council during their visit on the governor in Umuahia.

China, Nigeria hold discussion on strengthening consular cooperation

China and Nigeria held a strategic discussion in Nigeria's Abuja on Thursday to strengthen consular cooperation. The Abuja forum provided the platform for stakeholders and...
Education

140 Kenyan students to leave for China for higher education

A ceremony was held at the Chinese Embassy in Kenya on Thursday to bid farewell to 140 Kenyan students who have received scholarships to...
20th Rwanda International Trade Fair

Rwanda’s international trade fair opens

The 20th Rwanda International Trade Fair on Thursday officially opened in the Rwandan capital Kigali. The two-week annual show is aimed at promoting locally manufactured...
coffee beans

Prices decline at Kenya’s coffee auction

Kenya's coffee auction prices have started declining following a similar trend at the international market. Nairobi Coffee Exchange (NCE) said in a statement released Thursday...
plastic waste

Ghana consults with investors in recycling waste

Ghana's Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources Kofi Adda on Thursday said the government was consulting with investors to convert waste into value-added products...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Tanzanian leader concerns over slow pace of corruption conviction

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Thursday expressed concerns over the slow pace of investigations and conviction of corruption cases, the Directorate of Presidential Communications...
gunfire

Disgruntled employee shoots one, holds hostages in U.S. restaurant

A disgruntled employee shot one person and is holding several other hostages in a restaurant in downtown Charleston, U.S. state of South Carolina, authorities...
People gather to pray in baggage claim during a protest against the travel ban imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order, at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in Dallas, Texas, U.S. January 29, 2017. REUTERS/Laura Buckman

Human smuggling poses a big problem in Texas

Earlier this month, American police in Texas found 17 undocumented immigrants locked inside a tractor-trailer parked at a gas station about 32 km from...
President Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria approves extradition treaty with UAE

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday approved nine agreements including a Extradition Treaty between Nigeria and United Arab Emirates (UAE) toward strengthening the country's anti-corruption...
Group of People Waving Flag of Nigeria in Back Lit

Nigeria to improve ranking on ease of doing business

The Nigerian government Thursday said proactive measures have been put in place to improve the country's 2018 ranking on the Ease of Doing Business. Addressing...
albino

Tanzanian police arrest two for kidnapping child with albinism

Tanzanian police on Thursday arrested a Tanzanian citizen and a Kenyan national for abducting a five-year old child with albinism. Hamis Issah, Kilimanjaro Regional Police...
Lai-Mohammed

Nigeria to clamp down media spreading hate speech

The Nigerian government will clamp down on any radio or television station that broadcasts hate speech, Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said...
Electoral campaign

Preliminary results suggest Angola’s ruling party in winning position

Preliminary results of Angola's election issued Thursday by the National Electoral Commission (CNE) placed the ruling People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA)...
Mental Health

Namibia lagging on mental health promotion

Namibia is lagging far behind in the promotion of mental health and the provision of services compared to other health care delivery, an official...
Photo taken on Aug. 24, 2016 shows rescuers and a sniffer dog working after the earthquake in Amatrice, central Italy. The death toll from a powerful earthquake in central Italy has risen to 247, Italian authorities confirmed early on Thursday. (Xinhua/Jin Yu)

Italy begins criminal investigation starts into earthquake

At least 290 people died in the 6.2 magnitude quake, which centered on the town of Amatice. In addition to the deaths, thousands more...
GJA

More Donations Comes in For GJA Awards

The United States Embassy presented GH¢10,000 for the Best Reporter on Anti-Corruption, World Vision presented a sponsorship package of GH¢30,000 including cash and...
Tullow Ghana

British firm to start oil production in Kenya in 2017

Tullow Oil Chief Operating Officer, Paul McDade, said Wednesday that Kenya will be an oil exporting nation mid next year. He said...
climate change

Namibian expert calls for shift in climate change crisis management

"We should see drought as a risk that needs to be managed. This requires all parties to be proactive rather than reactive. Namibia should...
Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority

Tanzania loses US$500k yearly for not managing Eastern Triangle Airspace

Gideon Misheri, Acting Chief of Air Traffic Management at the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA), revealed this when speaking to members of the Tanzania's...
cooking oil

Burkina Faso confiscates 24,000 liters of spoiled cooking oil

Pascal Zaida from the federation, said the spoiled products which were seized on Monday in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso's commercial capital, will be burnt soon. ...
Benin

Benin government promises to boost security

Benin government has vowed to boost public security and defense in its new five-year action plan (2016-2021), according to a government statement. ...
GIFEC supports Birth and Death

Birth and Death registry gets support from GIFEC

The beneficiaries are the Birth and Death Registry in Accra, which received 100 desktop computers, 20 laptops, six scanners, 10 severs, 10 printers and...
AGM PBC

PBC records mild profits for with no dividend for shareholders

The Board of PBC, however, could not recommend the payment of any dividend as was the case in the 2013/2014 financial year. At the 15th...

Producer inflation for July rose to 10.3 percent

That is, ex-factory prices of goods and services for all industry increased on average by 10.3 per cent in July 2016 relative to the...
Labadi Beach Hotel

Labadi Beach Hotel announce their silver jubilee celebrations

Reverend Father Andrew Campbell, Parish Priest of the Christ the King Catholic Church, said leaders of the Hotel must be...
ECG Demo

ECG warns of a nationwide blackout

Mr Novihoho Stephen, ECG Senior Staff Union Chairman of the Volta Region, at a demonstration in Ho on Wednesday said the protest would continue...
Ria-Novosti/AFP/File / Mikhail Klimentyev Russia's President Vladimir Putin (C) poses for a photo with Russian athletes, winners of the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, on February 24, 2014

Pele Commends Brazilian Team On Successful Olympics

The Games were the first held in South America and although there were lots of empty seats and the diving pool turned green, the...
National Peace Council

Peace Council: Don’t give politicians a chance to brew conflict

He urged the teams to put aside political considerations and be bold to point out to them if they are causes of conflicts in...

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