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The Director of VIP Jeoun Transport Limited, Mr Yaw Amponsah Marfo, presenting the items to one of the widows in Wa on Friday.

Wa: VIP transport director donates items to 1,200 widows

The Director of VIP Jeoun Transport Limited, Mr Yaw Amponsah Marfo, on Friday donated bags of rice, bails of fabrics and undisclosed amount of...
cocoa

Ghana stands to double cocoa output within eight years

New agronomic methods being adopted by Ghana to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in cocoa growing will also lead to increasing cocoa yields to nearly...
Wpid Dollar Case

Nigeria nabs money laundering suspects with US$2.8 million at airport

Nigeria's anti-graft body on Friday said it had intercepted 2.8 million U.S. dollars at the Akanu Ibiam International airport in southeast Nigeria's Enugu state....
UNMISS

UN condemns assault on South Sudan’s ceasefire monitoring team

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) on Friday condemned the attack on the country's ceasefire monitoring and verification team by government forces...
electricity

Kenya to phase out Uganda electricity imports in June 2019

Kenya plans to phase out electricity imports from Uganda in June 2019, a government official said on Friday. Joseph Njoroge, principal...
African Union headquarters

AU hails meeting with China on infrastructure development as “successful”

The African Union (AU) on Friday hailed as "very successful" the meeting with Chinese officials toward the strengthening of mutual partnership in infrastructure development...
Court

Nigeria to ensure speedy dispensation of court cases

A brand new alternative dispute resolution rules have been put together to ensure speedy dispensation of justice in Nigeria, a senior official said Friday....
Obiageli Ezekwesili, Co-Founder, Bring Back Our Girls on 'African Jihad' at The 2016 Women In The World Summit, NYC, New York; 4/6/2016

Nigerian female presidential candidate vows to reduce unemployment

A Nigerian female presidential candidate has promised to drastically reduce unemployment in the country if she emerges president. Obiageli Ezekwesili, a former...
A security guard patrols at Westgate shopping mall with his sniffer dog, in Nairobi, Kenya, on July 18, 2015. Kenya's upscale shopping mall, Westgate, which had been closed nearly two years ago after a terrorist attack that claimed 67 lives, was reopened on Saturday amid tight security.(Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

Kenyans spoiled for choice of Christmas shopping venues as number of malls rise

Kenyans will celebrate Christmas spoiled for choice of where to go for shopping as the number of malls in the east African nation rises...
FIFA-Logo

Ghana Jumps One Step Up to 50th Position on FIFA Ranking

Ghana moved one place up to end the year as the 50th ranked side in the latest FIFA world rankings released on Thursday. The Black...
World Bank

WB to provide US$200 million support for Ghana’s 2018 budget

The World Bank will provide 142.4 million Special Drawing Rights (SDR) or 200 million U.S. Dollars to support Ghana's 2018 budget, according to a...
crime scene

China to train Ugandan police on fighting crimes

The Ugandan police on Thursday said China will train its officers in advanced investigations on criminal activities, including fighting terrorism and cybercrime. Emilian Kayima, Ugandan...
Stocks

Kenya’s bourse trading declines as foreigners retreat

Foreign investors retreated from the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) on Thursday pushing down trading. The investors, who were net sellers, cut both purchases and...
Angola

Angolan president calls for society participation in fight against crimes

Angolan President Joao Lourenco on Thursday called for greater participation of society in the fight against crimes that afflict the citizen, damage the economy...
President Jacob Zuma

S. Africa’s Zuma praises unity of ANC after elective conference

The just-concluded elective conference of South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) has demonstrated the unity of the party is sacrosanct, President Jacob Zuma...
milk

Kenya warns consumption of raw milk over infectious diseases

Kenya on Thursday raised alarm over consumption of raw milk that could expose the population to infectious diseases. Margaret Kibogy, Managing Director of the Kenya...
Taxes

Kenya mulls new measures to boost tax revenues

Kenya plans to roll out new measures to boost tax revenues, a senior official said Thursday. Mohamed Omar, Commissioner for Strategy, Innovation and Risk Management...
Kenya Airways

Kenya Airways, Air Mauritius sign MoU to enhance collaboration

Kenya Airways and Air Mauritius have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand their collaboration and enhance their respective networks, it was announced...
Seth Terpker, Finance Minister.

Weak petroleum revenue pushes Ghana to miss fiscal deficit target

Ghana is set to miss the 5-percent fiscal deficit target set for the 2016 fiscal year due to shortfalls in petroleum revenue and foreign...

S. Africa establishes fungal infections research center

The University of Cape Town (UCT) in conjunction with the University of Aberdeen in Britain has established the world's first international research center for...
President Salva Kiir

South Sudan president forms committee on national dialogue

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has formed a 30-member committee to spearhead the national dialogue aimed at forging reconciliation and helping end the three-year...
Wpid Stock Market

Investors offload banks stock at Nairobi bourse

Banks' stocks dominated trading at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) Wednesday as turnover declined slightly to 20 million shares worth 4.5 million U.S. dollars...
HIS EXCELLENCY, PRINCE EZE MADUMERE (MFR) ADDRESSING MBAITOLI-IKEDURU YOUTHS WHO A PAID A SOLIDARITY VISIT TO HIM

Nigerian government invest in programs to benefit teeming youths

The Nigerian government has said its huge investment in social programs was to mainly accelerate the process of job creation for youths of the...

Tight security urged for Nigeria’s oil-rich state ahead of rerun polls

Nigeria's electoral body, the Independent National Electoral Commission, had declared the main governorship election conducted on Dec. 5 and Dec. 6 "inconclusive", on account...
defecation

Ghana’s progress towards ODF status too slow – Expert

According to him, the slow progress Ghana is making at attaining Open Defecation Free (ODF) status has put the country behind the likes of...
Obuasi Mine's Sulphide Treatment Plant

Ghana has no official notification on Randgold withdrawal from Obuasi deal

“We have also heard it but we haven’t been informed officially yet,” Aubynn told Xinhua over the telephone. The BBC and...

Botswana telecom company launches IPO

"We are excited to see this company, which was grown by Batswana, now offer more value to Batswana through shareholding," said the Minister of...
Women and children that had earlier been kidnapped by Boko Haram militants are seen after been rescued by Nigerian troops in Borno State, Nigeria, Sept. 15, 2015. According to Nigeria's Army Spokesman Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, the rescued women and children were freed from Boko Haram's bondage during an operation on Tuesday morning. (Xinhua/Dare Sholarin)

Cameroon urges more aid for Boko Haram-displaced refugees in Far-North

Foutsou made the remarks after visiting the Minawao camp last week. The refugees there are those fleeing violence of Boko Haram...
Kenya

Kenya to tap diaspora population for economic development

Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs and International Trade Amina Mohamed on Monday told a conference in Nairobi that Kenya had a deliberate policy of...
FlyAfrica

FlyAfrica Namibian partner pulls out of deal

The company's Windhoek offices were closed Monday. A note stuck on the door read: "This office is temporarily closed. For All FlyAfrica refund...