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Greenland Resources to build US$2.5 billion pulp business complex in Ghana

A Swedish firm Greenland Resources has announced its intention here on Monday to build a 2.5 billion US dollars pulp business complex including a...
Hage Geingob

Namibia’s former ministers removed from ruling party list amid international bribery scandal

Namibian President Hage Geingob, in his post-election address Monday evening, confirmed that former ministers, Sacky Shanghala and Bernhardt Esau, will not be going to...

Angola advocates international cooperation to fight drug trafficking

Angolan Minister of Justice and Human Rights, Francisco Queiroz, on Monday advocated for a more efficient international cooperation to combat drug trafficking in the...
data collection

Mobile data prices too high in South Africa

South Africa's mobile data prices are too high and need to be reduced, said the country's Competition Commission on Monday. The Commission...

Uganda registers commercial motorcycle riders to curb crime

The Ugandan police on Monday said it is conducting a nationwide registration of commercial motorcycle riders for purposes of policing and curbing crime. ...
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Zimbabwe’s First Lady hails Huawei’s contribution to ICT development

Huawei Technologies Zimbabwe on Monday held a ceremony to launch the National ICT Competition 2019-2020 and sign MOU with 6 universities in Zimbabwe. ...

International community urged to show greater solidarity against Ebola crisis as death toll exceeds...

The African Union (AU) on Monday called on all Africans and international partners to show greater solidarity with communities affected by the ongoing Ebola...
Edgar Lungu

Zambia underscores importance of regional integration

The Zambian government said on Monday that it attached great importance to regional integration efforts because of the immense benefits. Danies Chisenda,...

Traffic accident kills 5 in central Ethiopia

A traffic accident in central Ethiopia's Oromia regional state has left five people dead, state-run Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) reported on Monday. ...

11 civil society organizations demand for tough action to deal with Zambia’s debt situation

Eleven civil society organizations on Monday called more proactive action from government in dealing with the debt problem which is seen as the major...
SPLA soldiers redeploy south from the Abyei area in line with the road map to resolve the Abyei crisis.

South African deputy president starts peace mission to South Sudan

Deputy President David Mabuza, in his capacity as special envoy to South Sudan, has embarked on a peace mission to the war-torn country, the...

Messi makes record of winning sixth Ballon d’Or

Lionel Messi playing for Barcelona claimed the 2019 Ballon d'Or here on Monday, making the record of winning the award for the sixth time. ...

Kenya to lower fiscal deficit to ensure public debt sustainability

Kenya plans to lower its fiscal deficit progressively to 3 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) in the financial year 2021/22, down from 7.2...
Gender violence

African women judicial actors vow to curb gender-based violence

African women justice actors have inked a commitment to stepping up efforts to combat gender-based violence (GBV) in the continent. Representatives...
Sport Football Kuffour

Kotoko to Face Ashanti Gold for J.A Kuffour Cup

Ghanaian heavyweights, Asante Kotoko and Ashantigold will lock horns on December 20, 2018, at the at the Baba Yara Stadium, in maiden edition of...
Sport Golf MTN

MTN CEO Invitational Golf Tourney: Agbo, Ayivor and Others Shine

Albert Agbo, Floria Hurtubise, Bliss B. Ayivor, finished first and second in their respective groups at the just ended MTN CEO Invitational Golf tourney...
Premix Fuel

NPA Bashed Over Premix Fuel Diversion

The Association of Oil Marketing Companies (AOMCs) at the weekend challenged the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) to boldly publish the weekly orders of Premix...
electrical appliances

Ghana Develops Ways to Detect Fake Electrical Products

The Communication for Development and Advocacy Consult (CDA Consult) has rolled-out mechanism for the development of broad stakeholder model for detection of counterfeit electrical...
Blood Donation

Access Bank staff donate blood to National Blood Bank

The exercise, which forms part of the Bank’s Employee Volunteering Programme (EVP), is aimed at raising awareness about the importance of blood donation and...
King Tackie Teiko Tsuru II legitimately installed Ga Mantse after 2015 Regional House of Chiefs' ruling

Ga Mantse urges the media to be professional

He said he recognised how sensitive the duties of journalists were and urged them to check their facts before publishing what would end...
Youth Employment Agency

YEA to create more job opportunities

The recruitment comprises 3,072 males and 3, 429 females including 22 Persons Living With Disability were engaged in modules such as agriculture, teaching and...

Mahama Fun Club tightens campaign

A statement in Accra signed by Mr D.S. Mahama, the National Coordinator, MFC said the members of the club were able to mobilise its...

A call to review educational curriculum

The Day which is set aside annually to celebrate the life of “Hans Children Anderson”, a renowned writer, who wrote 168 children’s fairy tales,...
The Independent National Electoral Commision (INEC) officials register voters in Lagos, Nigeria, on March 28, 2015. Polling stations across Nigeria opened on Saturday amid tight security, as more than 56 million eligible voters went there to cast their ballots to elect a new president, Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission said. (Xinhua/Idowu Ogunleye)

Greater Accra tops in number of registered voters

Mr Eric Fleming Kofi Dzakpasu, the Electoral Commission Head of Communications, said the Ashanti Region places second with 2,872,619; other regional distribution are Eastern...

Chinese-built broadband brings premium speed in Tanzania

Tanzanian authorities have hailed the Chinese-built Internet Data Centre (IDC) for providing high-speed broadband connectivity across the East African nation, the second largest economy...

Police quiz wife of Netanyahu over misusing public money

Israel's police said Friday that Sara Netanyahu, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife, was interrogated for 11 hours on Thursday on suspicion of misusing public...

Iran says U.S. extension of sanctions violates nuclear deal

The Iranian Foreign Ministry said Friday that the U.S. Senate's vote to extend sanctions against the Islamic republic is a violation of an international...

DPRK leader guides artillery drill

Kim Jong Un, the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), on Thursday guided an intensive artillery drill, the official KCNA...
South Sudanese Pound

South Sudan’s printing of more money will exacerbate inflation – Experts

Experts have said that last week's decision by the Bank of South Sudan to print more money into the economy will create additional inflationary...
Vladimir Putin

Russian president underscores economic growth in state of union address

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday stressed the importance of economic growth, saying development is the top priority of the country. While...