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CHRAJ

CHRAJ to Ensure all Public Officials Take Code of Conduct Test

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has tasked all Public Officials complete a Code of Conduct Compliance form as part of...
Korean Peninsula

New Security Council resolution aims to stem chaos and conflict on Korean Peninsula

The new UN Security Council resolution that imposes tougher sanctions against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is all about preventing chaos and...
accident

Bus accident kills 3, injures 50 others in central Nigeria

Three people were killed and 50 others injured early Saturday when the driver of a passenger bus lost control in central Nigeria, police said. One...
cassava

Scientists urge Kenya to embrace cassava to boost food security

Scientists have urged Kenya to embrace production of cassava in order to boost the country's food security. Virus Resistant Cassava for Africa (VIRCA) Kenya Project...
African Union headquarters

AU calls for joint efforts in fight against fall armyworm

The African Union (AU) has said it is very concerned that the Fall Armyworm is likely to worsen the stress faced by millions of...
oil

Ghana passes new petroleum E & P Law

The E&P Law 2016 replaces the E&P Law, 1986 (PNDCL 84) which has governed the petroleum sector in Ghana and opens new chapters in...
SDG

Ghana gets head start to WASH SDGs

An 83 million-Australian dollar (63.14 million US Dollars) African wide project implemented by global charity, Water Aid Ghana (WAG), has provided wash services...
human rights

Zambia’s human rights body denies issuing human rights violations report

A report purported to have been issued by the Human Rights Commission on gross human rights violations has gone viral on social media. ...
Namibia

Namibia to protect and promote appropriate child/infant feeding

The guidelines will protect and promote appropriate infant and young child feeding such as breastfeeding, particularly in instances where the breast milk substitutes are...
land

Republic of Congo judicial officers to help end land disputes

Bidie was speaking after meeting with Republic of Congo's Lands Minister Martin Parfait Aime Coussoud Mavoungou in Brazzaville. "We shall work with...
DJIBOUTI FLAG

Djibouti PM honors Chinese businessman

Having come to Djibouti over 22 years ago, Zhang has managed to complete several public buildings through his construction company called "Dji-Fu." ...
malaria

Chad launches preventive campaign against malaria

The campaign was launched in the capital N'Djamena by the secretary general in Chad's public health ministry Dr. Hamid Djabar. The campaign,...
AFP © Getty Images/AFP/File / by Jennifer O'Mahony | Energy firms say Senegal and Mauritania's current oil and gas ventures will transform them into net exporters by 2020

Nigeria says to strengthen cooperation with Spain in oil, gas sector

Maikanti Baru, group managing director of the state-run Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), said officials of the two countries made the agreement on Thursday...
Terrorism

Aug. 5 world news summary at 0030 GMT

PARIS -- France sent home an Algerian who was suspected of having ties with terrorist networks, the interior ministry said on Thursday. ...
security Talks

Kenyan, Ethiopian leaders to visit Uganda for regional security talk

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn will visit Uganda later this week for talks over the South Sudan issue and...
elections

Burundi to hold village-based elections on Aug. 24

Burundi is to hold village-based elections on August 24, the last poll that will conclude a controversial electoral process which started in June. "Village...
senate

Nigerian senate summons apex bank chief over currency instability

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday summoned the country's apex bank chief, Godwin Emefiele, to appear before the lawmakers and brief them on the status...
shippers

Ghana shippers body urges removal of bottlenecks to sub-regional trade

The Ghana Shippers' Authority (GSA) has called for the removal of bottlenecks that hinder trade in the West African sub-region, local media reported Wednesday. ...

Nigeria says 12,000 citizens return from Cameroon

At least 12,000 Nigerians who fled to Republic of Cameroon due to insurgency attacks in northeast Borno have arrived in the country, according to...
Visa

South African government says new VISA rules not affecting tourism

The South African government on Wednesday refuted allegations that the new VISA rules have led to a sharp decline in tourists coming to the...

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