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FILE - Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang appears in court during an extradition hearing in Johannesburg, South Africa, Jan. 8, 2019.

Mozambique reacts to the S.A. statement on extraditing its former finance minister

Reacting to South Africa's late statement that the former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang will be extradited to his home country, Mozambican government said...
Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe leader to have regular meetings with ruling party legislators

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has agreed to meet ruling ZANU-PF Members of Parliament to discuss issues affecting their constituents. A post on...
Atewa Forest

Kenya urges Africa to increase tree cover to benefit from carbon trade

Kenya on Wednesday called on African governments to increase tree cover in order to benefit from carbon trading. Keriako Tobiko, cabinet secretary...
International Trade Center (ITC)

ITC urges Kenya to empower women to achieve goals

The International Trade Center (ITC), a development agency under the World Trade Organization and the United Nations, on Wednesday urged Kenya to empower women...
Education

Young Namibian girls miss out on school due to lack of menstrual hygiene products

Young girls in Namibia continue to miss school due to a lack of proper sanitation and consistent access to menstrual hygiene products, said Ester...
East African Community Eac

East African bloc urges concerted efforts to sustain positive gains in peace, security

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), an East African bloc, on Wednesday called for sustaining recent positive gains in the Horn of Africa region...
Noise

Tanzanian government orders regional leaders to end noise pollution

A Tanzanian government minister on Wednesday ordered district and regional commissioners to stop noise pollution caused by loud music played in bars and restaurants...
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Experts alarmed at rise in non-communicable diseases in Ghana

Some health experts have expressed great alarm here on the rate of increase in Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) among Ghanaians. Joana Ansong, health...
South Africa

South African labor union worries about job cut in Lonmin

South African labor union expressed shock to platinum producer Lonmin's 4,100-job cut plan on Tuesday. National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) spokesman Livhuwani...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

Ghanaian president gives assent to law on right to information

Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo here on Tuesday gave assent to the Right to Information (RTI) Act, nearly two months after it was...
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Tanzania launches program to improve criminal justice system’s service delivery

The Tanzanian government on Tuesday launched a transformation program to improve the quality and standard of the criminal justice system's service delivery. ...

Namibian schools’ recycling initiative helps reduce pollution

Namibia's Moreson School for the cognitively impaired set new record in the southwestern African nation's 10th edition of the annual 2018/19 Schools Recycling Competition...
Namibia

Namibia-Russia commission on trade, economic cooperation to meet in Windhoek

Namibia will host the 8th Session of the Namibia-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation in Windhoek on Wednesday and Thursday, a Nambian...
Housing

Kenya mulls tax incentives to boost affordable housing supply

Kenya is considering putting in place tax incentives that will spur the real estate sector to boost the supply of affordable houses, an official...
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Malawi election: Chilima’s name missing in voters’ register

Malawi Vice President, Saulos Chilima, who is among the presidential candidates challenging the incumbent Peter Mutharika in the May 21 polls, has had his...
UN Security Council

Kenya seeks EU’s support for UN Security Council seat

Kenya on Tuesday sought European Union's support for its bid to secure a United Nations Security Council non-permanent seat in the period 2021-2022. ...
accidents

UN-led initiative to enhance road safety in Ethiopia

The United Nations and the Ethiopian government have launched an initiative to enhance road safety in Ethiopia. Under the new initiative, which...
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Kenya to design curriculum for beekeeping

Kenya on Monday announced plans to design curriculum for beekeeping and management. Harry Kimtai, principal secretary for livestock in Ministry of Agriculture,...
United Nations Economic Commission For Africa Eca

ECA, Angola agree on areas to spur Angola’s sustainable development

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) said on Monday that a major cooperation agreement was made with the Angolan government on Angola's...
renewable

ECA chief urges Angola to increase share of renewable energy

Reliable and cleaner supply of energy are critical for Angola's drive towards economic diversification and sustainable development, the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)...
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Shortage of land surveyors in Tanzania slows land formalization process

A Tanzanian government senior official told parliament on Monday that shortage of land surveyors is slowing down the country's land formalization process. ...
United Nations

UN to honor Malawian fallen soldier with highest award

The United Nations is expected to decorate a fallen Malawian soldier with the "Captain Mbaye Diagne Medal for Exceptional Courage" for the courage he...
Wpid Farmerpix

Kenya to promote indigenous vegetables to combat climate change

Kenya plans to promote African indigenous vegetables in order to combat climate change, a research regulator said on Monday. Lusike Wasilwa, director...
Coca cola

Coca-Cola launches student plastic recycling campaign in Kenya

Coca-Cola on Saturday launched a plastic bottles recycling campaign among Kenyan students, an official said. Evanson Ndungu, Coca-Cola marketing manager-Kenya said in...
AMISOM

AMISOM strategize ways of defeating al-Shabab militants

African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) senior leadership held a meeting with leaders of the Lower Shabelle region to exchange views on how they...
National Museum Of Ethiopia

Chinese visitors to Ethiopia’s National Museum on rise

Chinese visitors to the National Museum of Ethiopia is increasing, and the Museum is exploring ways of availing written information in Chinese language at...
Wpid Money Growth

Zimbabwean president says national dialogue to help economic growth

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday implored leaders of all political parties in the country to unite for the national development. He...
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Ethiopia’s ruling party vows to restore rule of law to unrest-hit parts

Ethiopia's ruling coalition Ethiopian People Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) on Thursday evening issued a strongly worded statement vowing to restore rule of law in...
Hailemariam Desalegn

Former Ethiopian PM urges green revolution in Africa

Former Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Thursday evening called for Africa to have its own green revolution. Desalegn, who is currently...
stock market

Kenyan bourse reviews benchmark indices

The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) has reviewed its constituent counters that make the NSE 20 and NSE 25 share indices. The bourse...