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Kennedy Ohene Ackom Preko Agyapong

MP for Assin Central Honoured

Mr Kennedy Ohene Ackom Preko Agyapong, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central, has been honoured by the chiefs and people of Gomoa...
fishing

Mozambique places ban on fishing, shrimp marketing

Fishery authorities of Mozambique announced Friday that the activities of fishing and marketing of shrimp are prohibited for two months in the country to...

Initiative launched to improve access to animal healthcare in Africa

An initiative was launched on Tuesday to improve access to animal healthcare in sub-Saharan Africa. The Last Mile initiative, established by...
Birth registration

Zambia to issue 14,000 birth certificates to girls

Authorities in Zambia on Tuesday announced that about 14,000 girls will be issued with birth certificates in seven of the country's 114 districts as...
Bank

Botswana maintains central bank rate

Botswana's central bank has maintained the country's bank rate at 5 percent. Addressing media on Tuesday, the Bank of Botswana governor...
Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwean President Mnangagwa warns businesses against pricing in foreign currency

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said his government is crafting a law that compels business people who receive foreign currency allocation from Treasury to...
HIV-and-AIDS

Nigeria confirms 87 killed by HIV/AIDS in northern state

Nigerian authorities on Tuesday said 87 people have been confirmed killed this year by HIV/AIDS in Niger, a state known to have the lowest...
court

African Court Seminar Comes Off in Cape Verde

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights will undertake sensitization mission to Praia, the Republic of Cape Verde, from December 13 to 15,...
tourism

Mozambican PM urges efforts by private sector to promote tourism

Mozambican Prime Minister Agostinho do Rosario on Monday urged the private sector to get more involved in promoting tourism in all regional and international...
children

Botswana official voices concern over children exposed to risks

The Assistant Minister of Local Government and Rural Development in Botswana, Botlogile Tshireletso, said here on Monday that her ministry has noted with great...
Adama Barrow

Gambian president appoints new interior minister

Gambian President Adama Barrow has appointed Habib Saihou Drammeh as the new Interior minister with effect from Monday, the Office of the President announced...
extractive sector

Ghana hosts regional forum on extractive sector

Ghana's Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia on Monday opened a regional forum on the extractive industry in Ghana to find answers to Africa's and Ghana's...
World Bank

World Bank assures Tanzania continued support to funding development projects

The World Bank on Monday assured Tanzania continued support to funding the east African nation's development projects aimed at reducing poverty and improving economic...
work permit

Unified visas for foreign visitors to Zambia, Zimbabwe finalized

The Zambian government said on Monday that it has completed the process of printing unified visas for foreign visitors to Zambia and Zimbabwe. The two...
Gunmen

Gunmen kill 2 policemen in Nigeria

Two policemen were on Monday shot dead in Nigeria, following an attack by gunmen in the central Nigerian state of Nasarawa, local police said...
ANC SA

South Africa’s ruling ANC warns against new breakaway party over election chicanery

South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) on Monday accused the newly established African Democratic Change (ADEC), a breakaway party from the ANC, of...
health

Angolan health staff urged to strengthen skills to fight acute febrile illness

The Angolan health professionals were urged to strengthen their skills to fight acute febrile illnesses and thus respond to the need of information, education...
Development

Good governance, structural transformation key to Africa’s development

Good governance and structural transformation is key to Africa's development, noted keynote speakers at African Economic Conference opened on Monday in Ethiopia's capital Addis...
Corruption

Ghana needs three-pronged approach to win anti-corruption fight

For Ghana to win the fight against corruption, the three-pronged approach of enforcement, prevention and education are needed, an expert said here on Monday. Speaking...
ECOWAS

ECOWAS holds session for Magistrates and Lawyers

Justice Micah Wilkins Wright, the Vice President of ECOWAS Community Court of Justice, said the seminar was an outreach programme of the court designed...

Special Voting: Misplaced voters to vote on Wednesday

Mr Hackman-Kumi Attuah, the Presiding Officer for Cantoments Police Barracks Centre 1A of the La Dadekotopon Constituency, appealed to the voters to be calm...

WACCI commended for initiative towards food security

Mrs Mona Quartey, a Deputy Minister of Finance, commended WACCI for being one of the most outstanding Africa Centres of Excellence (ACE) in the...

Prez announces the construction of Farmers’ service centres in Savannah regions

He said each centre would have 10 tractors, and that interested farmers would register with the centre and have access to farming equipment as...
Electoral Commission

EC to forestall any future electoral hiccup

He said the EC had also updated the Special Voters List which had the names of all those eligible to vote in the exercise. However,...

Ga Traditional Council calls for extension of cut-off date

In a petition to President John Dramani Mahama, the Traditional Council also requested for increased access to the project and greater transparency in releasing...
NPP Voting

Catholic Priest urges Ghanaians to trust one another

"People are entertaining fear and anxiety to go and vote on Wednesday because we don't trust each other, but I can assure you that...
Immigrants

Dec. 4 world news summary at 0130 GMT

MADRID -- Spanish Maritime Rescue services on Saturday saved 53 immigrants from a dinghy 49 nautical miles off the cost of Malaga, Spanish media...

Italian PM to veto EU budget in case of referendum victory

"It's the first thing I intend to do next week, if we're still in charge," said Renzi, who is widely expected to resign if...
Mining

Mining sector must reflect in Ghana’s economy – Osah Mills

According to him, the passage of the Mineral and Mining Act Amendment Bill, 2014 and the Minerals Development Fund bill soon to be passed...
Police work on a street after a mass shooting at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino City of Southern California, the United States, Dec. 2, 2015. Two suspects, a male and a female, were dead and one possible suspect in custody after the deadly shooting that has killed at least 14 people and injured 17 others in San Bernardino City of Southern California Wednesday. (Xinhua/Yang Lei) (zw)

Secrets remain 48 hours after Southern California shooting

by Xinhua writers Xue Ying, Zhang Chaoqun, Guo Shuang Authorities said the suspected shooter, 28-year-old U.S. citizen Syed...