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inflation

Zambia’s annual inflation edges up in August

Zambia's annual inflation rate rose by 0.5 percentage points in August compared to the previous month, its statistics agency said on Thursday. ...
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Botswana’s president says to dissolve parliament ahead of general elections

Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Masisi announced a decision on Wednesday to dissolve the country's parliament. A statement released by the Office of the...
Armored helicopters convoy cargo helicopters during the annual joint military exercise Foal Eagle between South Korea and the United States in Pocheon, northeast of Seoul, March 25, 2015. (Xinhua/Seongbin Kang)

Africa, U.S., Europe joint military training exercise closes with call for partnership

A two-week joint military training exercise codenamed Shared Accord 19 closed Wednesday at the Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) Combat Training Center in Gabiro sector,...
South African Police Car Masoyi

South African police arrest 17 people after Pretoria chaos

The South African police on Wednesday arrested 17 people for allegedly looting and burning some shops owned by foreigners in Pretoria. On...
Wpid Money Growth

South Africa’s economic growth blueprint warmly received

An economy paper released by the National Treasury looking at proposed measures to revive South Africa's stagnant economic growth, create employment and reduce barriers...
Mokgweetsi Masisi

Botswana president dissolves parliament ahead of general elections

Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Masisi announced a decision to dissolve the country's parliament on Tuesday. A statement released by the Office of the...
TOPSHOTS A Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) government soldier walks towards the town of Malakal on March 20, 2014, after the SPLA allegedly took it over. More than 97,000 South Sudanese refugees who have fled war, misery and turmoil from their country now live in Kakuma. AFP PHOTO / IVAN LIEMAN

South Sudan launches screening, registration of unified force

South Sudan on Wednesday launched the process of screening and registration of both opposition and government forces which will later on form the joint...
climate change

African countries urged to resolutely act on climate change agreements

African countries have been urged to translate the agreement on climate change into concrete actions to safeguard development gains and address the needs of...

Angola parliament opens disciplinary process against MP of ruling MPLA

The Parliamentary Decorum, Ethic and Term Commission of Angola National Assembly, announced on Wednesday it has filed a disciplinary process against the MP of...
married

Namibia to tighten legislation on Namibians marrying foreigners

Namibia is making moves to tighten laws on Namibians getting married to foreign nationals, government official said Wednesday. Speaking at a workshop,...
child marriage

Child marriages still occur in Namibia

A study on the status of child marriages in Namibia shows that child marriages are still occurring in traditional settings but are hidden, official...
Hunger Report

Zambia responds to British envoy on hunger situation

The Zambian government said on Wednesday that the southern African nation was a sovereign state which has the right to make independent decisions and...
robber

Suspected armed robbers kill 2 policemen in Ghana

Two policemen were shot dead by armed men believed to be robbers in the Ghanaian community of Buduburam, about 38 kilometers west of the...
Ghana-Market

Ghana says debt management strategy well anchored

Ghana's debt management strategy is on course and working in line with the government's objectives, the ministry of finance said in a release here...
plastic surgeons

A Chinese surgeon’s adventures in the brain – part 1

Chinese neurosurgeon Li Yongjie can still recall the details of the first brain operation he did to treat Parkinson's disease after he returned from...
Alassane Ouattara

Cote d’Ivoire’s President Alassane Ouattara

Cote d'Ivoire's President Alassane Ouattara will pay a state visit to China and attend the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC)...
ECOWAS

EGDC Condemns Women & Youth Involvement in Organized Crime

The West African sub-regional bloc is concerned over the growing involvement of women and youth in sub-regional organized crime, Sandra Oulate Fattoh, Director of...
Boko Haram

U.S. Congressional Team Begins W/A Tour in Nigeria

An eight-member United States Congressional delegation led by Senator Christopher Coons (Democrat-Delaware) is visiting Nigeria over issues including Boko Haram, according to a statement...
black stars

Ghana Highly Prepared for Congo Encounter for WC Qualifier

Ghana's Black Stars on Monday began to tune up in preparation for Friday's 2018 World Cup qualifier against Congo. Head Coach Kwesi Appiah had invited...
Ghana’s investment market

GSE Suspends 5 Companies Over Listing Obligations

Five companies that failed to meet their listing obligations were at the weekend suspended by the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE), local media reported here...

Kotoko Backslides in attempt for a league title

The results, ostensibly, seemed to have dented the hopes of the Porcupine Warriors in their bid to capture this year’s league, as Wa All...

Los Angeles Airport: tension build up over false reports of shooting

"Report of shooting at LAX proven to be LOUD NOISES only. No shots fired; no injuries. Investigation continues to locate source," said Andy Neiman,...
La Liga

Spanish Primera Liga: Las Palmas ride high

The side coached by Quique Setien is providing an enjoyable contrast to Barcelona and Real Madrid, and followed up its 4-2 win in Valencia...
plane

Engineer made his maiden flight in own built plane

Among those planes, one was built by a Chinese-American engineer. Being an engineer of Nokia, David Hu started to make an airplane...
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif

Iran To Improve Trade Ties With Latin America

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wrapped up a whirlwind tour of six Latin American countries this week, aiming to strengthen trade and cooperation...
accident or road crash

Louisiana bus accident has claimed 2 lives and 41 injured

The accident occurred on Interstate 10 near LaPlace, a city about 40 km west of New Orleans when a charter bus of volunteers going...
Colombia

Colombian Government and FARC rebels declares ceasefire

"As commander of all FARC military fronts, I order all our units and each of our fighters to definitively cease fire and fighting against...
German Bundesliga

German Bundesliga: Berlin controlled Freiburg whereas Leipzig and Hoffenheim faced off

Hertha Berlin wrapped up a successful start into the new season as Pal Dardai's men responded to Freiburg's late leveler through substitute Schieber. ...

Kenyan, Lithuanian Wins Marathon Race

The marathon has a bronze label in the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) competitions, and it is located in the 13th place in...
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FIFA World Cup Qualifier: England squad against Slovakia

Following is the England squad announced by head coach Sam Allardyce on Sunday for their 2018 World Cup Group F qualifier against Slovakia on...