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court

Court orders arrest of Rev Anthony Tetevi

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An Accra Circuit Court has ordered the arrest of the Reverend Moses Anthony Tetevi for failing to appear before it to answer to charges...
Electricity

South African government urged to be quick to address worsening power crisis

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The South African government must take immediate steps to address the worsening power crisis, the opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) has said. The...
neglected tropical diseases

African experts urge action on neglected tropical diseases to cut poverty

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African health experts on Friday urged governments to channel additional resources towards prevention and treatment of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) that have worsened poverty...
financial inclusion

Angola records low financial inclusion

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Angola's Finance minister, Vera Daves, on Friday said the technological solutions provided by the traditional banking have not been able to promote the desirable...
Congolese asylum-seekers

Number of DRC nationals seeking asylum in Zambia increases

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Zambia has recorded an increase in the number of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) refugees seeking asylum in the last three months of...
Edgar Lungu

Governing party denies reports linking Zambian leader to illegal timber trade

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Zambia's governing party on Friday dismissed a report released by a U.S. organization linking President Edgar Lungu and some of his ministers to the...
World Bank

World Bank urges Tanzania to accelerate efforts in poverty reduction

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The World Bank on Friday urged Tanzania to accelerate efforts aimed at reducing poverty in the east African country of 55 million people. ...
SMEs

SME sector key to Namibia’s employment creation, poverty alleviation

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Namibia's central bank governor, Iipumbu Shiimi, on Friday said the country's Small-and-Medium-Sized Enterprise (SME) sector is important for economic development as it has the...

WHO urges Kenya to increase funding for fight against neglected tropical diseases

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The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday urged Kenya to increase budgetary allocation towards programs aimed at eliminating neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in the...
military

Nigeria to deploy top military officers to restive NE region

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Nigeria's army chief Tukur Buratai on Thursday said some of the newly promoted senior officers will be moved to the restive northeast part of...

Banks embrace online services in Kenya

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A boom in digital banking in Kenya has seen banks in the east African nation take most of their services online, giving customers greater...
Court

Rwandan court drops charges against former presidential aspirant

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A high court in Rwanda's capital city Kigali on Thursday acquitted former presidential aspirant Diane Rwigara and her mother Adeline Rwigara of all charges...

Kenya says construction of proposed technology city on course

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The construction of Kenya's envisaged technology city on the 5,000 acres of land about 56 km southeast of the capital Nairobi is on course...
ICT sector

Kenya hosts inaugural innovation summit to showcase ICT investments

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Kenya on Wednesday convened the inaugural innovation summit in Konza Technology City to showcase investment opportunities in the digital economy that is expected to...

Ghanaian president commissions Chinese diaper factory

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Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo commissioned on Thursday a 40-million-U.S.-dollar baby diaper production plant of Chinese firm Sunda International. The factory, which...
Khaleda Zia

SC upholds Ex Bangladesh PM bail in arson attack case

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The Supreme Court of Bangladesh on Thursday upheld the High Court order that had granted bail to ex PM of Bangladesh & the main...

Mercury levels above health alert increasing globally

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The presence of mercury levels in human body has exceeded the internationally accepted amount, a study released on Wednesday says. Joe DiGangi, a Senior Science...
malaria

Mozambica launches strategic plan to combat malaria

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The Mozambican government launched on Wednesday the Malaria Strategic Plan, aiming to fight against the rampant disease in Mozambique. Speaking at the launch of the...
gunfire

Gunshots at house of Zimbabwe police boss

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A policeman guarding the house of Zimbabwe Republic Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri on Monday ran amok and set the house on fire after reportedly...
shot

Burundian EAC lawmaker shot after chasing suspects in capital

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A Burundian lawmaker of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA), an organ of the East African Community (EAC) Tuesday night escaped death after being...
INDUSTRIALIZATION

Chinese experts call on Africa to utilize competitive advantages for industrialization

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Chinese experts on Wednesday called for African countries to utilize their competitive advantages to ensure successful industrialization. The comments were made during the last day...

S. Sudan’s top court acquits 4 Kenyans from jail

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South Sudan's apex court on Wednesday acquitted four Kenyans and other South Sudanese in the long-running trial of 16 suspects accused of stealing 14...
Telcos

Angolan minister voices concern over restructuring of Angola Telecom

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The restructuring of the Angolan Telecommunication Company (Angola Telecom) is not an easy process due to its state and the government is very worried...
tuberculosis

Namibia needs US$1.86 billion to tackle TB

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Recent data commissioned by the Global TB Caucus presented Wednesday shows that Namibia will need at least 1.86 billion U.S. dollars to treat Tuberculosis...
Ghana Athletes

Adidas Country Boss Advises Athletes to Aim for Higher Goals

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The Country Director of Adidas, Ms. Valerie Ghajar, has admonished three sprinters, who were selected to join the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) Speedsters...
Charles Narh Teye

2018 Commonwealth Games: Narh Teye Books a Spot

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Charles Narh Teye, a Ghanaian Powerlifter has booked a place at the 2018 XXI Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. Narh Teye, lifted 157kg in the...
golf

200 Golfers to Compete for Accra’s UMB Open Championship

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,All is set for the UMB Accra Open Golf Championship, scheduled for the Achimota Golf Course in Accra, from Thursday, December 7 to Sunday,...
Range Rover partners Achimota Golf Club

Range Rover & Achimota Golf Club Team Up for Accra Open Tournament

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Alliance Motors Ghana, the official distributor of Jaguar and Land Rover in Ghana, has strike partnership with Achimota Golf Club, to launch the Range...
Customers peruse goods at Makola market in Accra, Ghana, June 15, 2015.Francis Kokoroko/File Photo

Chinese manufacturers see potential in Ghana’s market

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As the economy of Ghana expands, many opportunities are opened for international trade transactions, Chinese manufacturers affirmed at a four-day Agro-Food West Africa which...
Railway

Ghana seeks investment for railway, inland port project

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Ghana is seeking partners to raise more than 2 billion U.S. dollars needed to construct an eastern rail line from the eastern port of...