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Mozambique works to diversify economy in 2019

Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario said on Wednesday in Maputo that the government will diversify the economy by allocating two thirds of...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Ghana seeks private sector investment in SDGs implementation

The Ghanaian government is seeking to elicit private sector investment and support for the implementation of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),...
Global human rights

EU extends grant to Zimbabwe to promote human rights, access to justice

The European Union (EU) on Wednesday extended a 5.8 million U.S. dollars grant to Zimbabwe to support the promotion of human rights, access to...
cashew

Tanzanian government mulls over processing of cashew nuts

The government of Tanzania said on Tuesday it has two alternatives in terms of processing raw cashew nuts, a top cash crop in the...
Photo taken on Aug. 9, 2017 shows eggs sold in a Belgian market, in Brussels, Belgium. Millions of contaminated eggs were withdrawn from the market last week in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland, after it was discovered that the eggs had presence of fipronil. (Xinhua/Ye Pingfan)(whw)

High egg imports push prices to all-time low in Kenya

As the December holiday season slowly sets in, many poultry farmers in Kenya had hoped to cash in on the growing demand for their...
Tomatoes Importation

Organized labor worried over unbalanced economic growth in Ghana

Organized labor is not enthused about Ghana's unbalanced economic growth over the years, Deputy General Secretary of the Ghana Trade Union Congress (G-TUC) Joshua...

S. African gov’t official calls for skills development priorization

Skills development must be prioritized in order to succeed in the world of fourth industrial revolution, said a South African senior government official on...
startimes

StarTimes launches app to enable online video streaming service

Chinese pay television firm StarTimes has launched an app that enables their subscribers to watch videos on their smartphones. Japhet Akhulia,...
World Bank

Botswana launches emergency water security project

The World Bank and the Ministry of Land Management, Water and Sanitation Services of Botswana launched here the Botswana Emergency Water Security and Efficiency...

Prison riot in eastern Ethiopia leaves 1 dead

A prison riot in Harar city, 514 km east of Ethiopia's capital city Addis Ababa on Tuesday left one inmate dead and two prison...
farmers

Namibia resettled farmers to receive equipment, training to help improve production

Namibia's Agriculture Ministry on Tuesday launched a capacity building strategy for resettlement and Affirmative Action Loan Scheme (AALS) farmers which will see an increase...

Zambia’s airports operator sees rise in business

A Zambian government agency that manages airports said on Tuesday that it has recorded improved business in recent years, making it possible for the...
Kenyan Coat of arms

At least 8 killed in clashes in western Kenya

Authorities in Kenya's western region on Tuesday confirmed that eight people were killed in Bungoma country a suspected revenge attack. Bungoma County Commissioner Joshua Chepcheing'...
Maize

Kenyan traders intensify maize imports from Uganda

Maize traders in Kenya have stepped up the importation of cheap dry maize from Uganda as prices in East Africa's biggest economy remain high...
farmers

AfDB avails funds for Namibian farmers

Namibia's Agricultural Mechanisation and Seed Improvement Project (NAMSIP) will directly benefit 294,500 crop farmers and 10,000 livestock farmers, following the approval of funding from...
court

Somalia’s military court hands death sentence to Al-Shabaab convict

A military court in Somali capital of Mogadishu has sentenced an Al-Shabaab militant to death while it handed down a life imprisonment for another,...
food aid

Kenya urged to develop broad master plan for food security

A Kenyan expert on Tuesday urged the government to develop a comprehensive master plan that will demarcate counties into producing crops they have comparative...
SADC

Angola discusses SADC’s Rules of Origin

Angolan national trading operators are debating since Tuesday in Luanda the Rules of Origin of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), under the movement...
budget

2018 Budget Declared Ghana Broke – Ken Thompson

Mr Kenneth Thompson, Chief Executive Officer of Dalex Finance on Tuesday said the 2018 Budget re-affirms speculations over the years that Ghana is broke. He...
budget

Ghana’s Finance Minister Moved The Inflation Goal-post

Mr Kenneth Thompson, Chief Executive Officer of Dalex Finance on Tuesday stated that the 2018 budget seems to be shifting the inflation goal-post. He explained...
Ken Thompson

Ken Thompson Says Ghana’s 2018 Budget Did Little About Export

Mr Kenneth Thompson, Chief Executive Officer of Dalex Finance on Tuesday said the 2018 Budget tagged as “Adwuma” budget did not provide a major...
Kumasi Academy Senior High School

Six students died from strange disease in Ghana

Six students of the Kumasi Academy Senior High School have died from a strange disease, school authorities confirmed on Tuesday. Three students died last week...
Namibia

Namibia’s foreign reserves rise slightly in October

Namibia's foreign reserves increased marginally to 31.6 billion Namibian dollars (2.34 billion U.S. dollars) at the end of October from 31.4 billion (2.33 billion...
video

Prime Minister “Teflon John” of New Zealand’s bows out on top

"Teflon John", the nickname has stuck to New Zealand's unflappable Prime Minister John Key when little else did. Key, who announced his...
video

Ali Bongo Ondimba Gabonese President

President of the Republic of Gabon Ali Bongo Ondimba will pay a state visit to China from Tuesday to Friday at the invitation of...
Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso to increase working disabled from 2.2 to 50 percent by 2020

The proportion of working disabled persons will increase from 2.2 percent to 50 percent by 2020 in Burkina Faso, an official has said. ...

Zambia records increase in violation of consumer rights

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) said the number consumer cases it tackled increased from 827 in 2014 to 1,791 in 2015,...

Zambia nabs 77 Ethiopian prohibited immigrants

The Ethiopians were arrested after immigration officers trailed a vehicle that was carrying 10 of them to a safe house on the outskirts of...
AfDB

AfDB expands support coverage in Ghana

According to her the multilateral institution had advanced a total of 230 million U.S Dollars to the government, public and private institutions in the...

Uganda acquires bomb disposal equipment in renewed terror fight

The equipment donated by the U.S. government includes Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) training equipment and a robotic EOD system known as the Packbot 501....