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Mozambican President Nyusi in France

Mozambique launches 4,000 km rural road project to improve transit ability

The President of Mozambique Filipe Nyusi on Saturday launched an integrated project to build 4,000 km of rural roads in the central and northern...
Workers from a bloodwood warehouse operated by Chinese businessmen lift a wood into a truck in Lubumbashi, Congo, Aug. 22, 2016. Shi Yi/Sixth Tone

Zambia to start auctioning endangered Mukula timber species

The Zambian government said on Friday that it will start auctioning the Mukula timber logs in order to allow the country to get maximum...

China donates school supplies to Kenyan children’s home

The Chinese embassy in Kenya on Saturday donated school stationery, toys and food stuffs worth 307,134 Kenyan shillings (3,000 U.S. dollars) to a children's...
Wooden Boat

5 killed as boat sinks in central Mozambique

A boat carrying 21 people sank on Thursday night when crossing the sea from one district to another in Beira, Sofala province, in central...
John Magufuli

Tanzanian president denounces corruption in ruling party

Tanzanian President John Magufuli, who is also chairman of the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) party, said on Friday he will not tolerate corruption...
Armyworms

Kenyan researchers form networking team to fight armyworms

Kenyan researchers on Friday formed a networking team to fight fall armyworm, an insect that destroys crops, which has caused devastating effects on farmers...
Wpid Cocoa Trucks

Zambia miner hails move to lift ban on night travels for trucks

Canadian mining giant, First Quantum Minerals Limited, on Friday welcomed the Zambian government's move to lift a ban on night driving for trucks, saying...
Namibia

Chinese business community donates to rural Namibian children

The Chinese business community in the northeastern part of Namibia in the Zambezi Region, donated 13,300 U.S dollars in efforts to assist the locals. The...

Namibian public debt rises to US$3.4 billion

Namibia's domestic public debt increased by 315.8 percent over a decade to 3.4 billion U.S. dollars at the end of November, according to a...
Gunmen

South Sudan legislator killed in NW Uganda

A South Sudan legislator was late on Wednesday killed by unknown gunmen in the Ugandan northwest district of Yumbe, a police spokesperson in the...
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Ghana’s chief anti-corruption official urges action against workplace sexual harassment

The chief anti-corruption official of Ghana on Friday called for urgent action against work place sexual harassment in the country. The Director of Anti-Corruption Department...
business

Ghana seeks to become most friendly business nation in Africa

The government of Ghana commenced the process here on Friday to reform its business registration and regulation atmosphere to make the country most friendly...

5 banks in Brazil fined over exchange rates manipulation

Brazil's antitrust body has slapped five banks with fines worth a combined 183.5 million reais (54 million U.S. dollars) for creating a cartel to...

South Africans standards of living up due to Chinese enterprises

A report released Thursday shows that Chinese enterprises in South Africa are making positive contributions to the socio-economic well-being of the country. ...

NDC confident of winning elections

Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia, General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) said his Party is confident of winning the December 7 Presidential elections...

Nana Akua takes the Ablekuma North seat

Nana Akua Owusu Afriyeh, the parliamentary candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has been declared as the Member of Parliament for the Ablekuma...

Police Administration urges Ghanaians to exercise restraint,

The Police Administration has called on the public, political parties and party sympathisers to exercise maximum restraint as the Electoral Commission goes through the...

MP for Akim Oda William Agyapong retains seat

Mr William Agyapong Quaittoo, an aspiring parliamentary candidate for the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has won the Akim Oda seat with 21,131 votes. The Akim...
Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso gains more financing than expected at Paris partners’ conference

Burkina Faso has obtained 8,000 billion CFA Francs (about 13 billion U.S. dollars) financing commitments for national development plan (PNDES) on the first day...

Namibia to write off US$1.1 billion in tax interest and penalties

Namibia has decided to write off 15 billion Namibian dollars (about 1.1 billion U.S dollars) in tax interest and penalties to those who apply...

Nairobi bourse trading rises on telecom, banking and energy shares

Turnover at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) rose Thursday to 5.1 million U.S. dollars from 2.7 million dollars boosted by rise in trading of...
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Nigeria’s online sales records sharp increase despite economic downturn

Online sales in Nigeria have recorded a significant increase, with more and more people engaging in internet shopping ahead of the Yuletide. ...
Ghana Police

Ghana police say will not countenance security breach ahead of poll declaration

Ghana's police administration warned here Thursday it would not countenance the breach of the country's peace ahead of the declaration of the presidential election...
Mrs Charlotte Osei (2nd left) addressing the press

EC cites possible interference with its e-transmission system

The Electoral Commission (EC) has noted with concern that the electronic transmission system it adopted for the transmission of the 2016 election results may...
Ghana's political parties

Group calls on all to remain calm ahead of results declaration

The Women's Situation Room, Ghana, (WSR) has called on political parties to remain calm as we await the declaration of the results by the...
Ghana Election

Certified results for Ablekuma South Parliamentary elections

The certified results for the Ablekuma South Parliamentary elections: Progressive Peoples Party (PPP)- 194, National Democratic Congress (NDC)- 31,927, New Patriotic Party (NPP) -...

Provisional results for Ablekuma South Presidential elections

The provisional results for the Ablekuma South Presidential elections are as follows: Convention People's Party (CPP) - 40, National Democratic Party (NDP) - 30,...
NPP

NPP Supporters in Volta Starts Jubilation

Supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Volta Region have jumped into an early celebration of what they termed, “electoral victory” ahead...
Deputy General secretary, Mr. Koku Anyidoho addressing the Press conference.

NDC Asserts they are in commanding lead

Mr Koku Anyidoho, the Deputy General Secretary of the NDC, said President John Dramani Mahama is leading the 2016 presidential election with 50.6 per...
Reverend Professor Emmanuel Asante

Peace Council: Allow EC to Work Credibly

The National Peace Council has called on Ghanaians to remain calm and allow the Electoral Commission (EC) to execute its task of declaration the...