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march against job losses

Thousands in South Africa take part in nationwide march against job losses

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Thousands of workers staged a march across South Africa Wednesday, demanding a suspension of job losses. The march took place in all the nine provinces...
Smart-Tablet Healthcare

Kenya launches mobile platform to improve healthcare

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Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya on Wednesday launched a mobile platform to help improve the country's healthcare sector by prioritizing needs of patients. Louis Machogu, president...
Pile of smart phones

Smartphone games craze gripping Kenyans

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An increasing number of Kenyans are finding it fashionable to while their time away playing games on smartphones, with the craze steadily picking up...
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Tanzanian police arrest foreigner over poaching allegations

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Tanzanian police said on Wednesday that they are holding an undocumented foreigner with a locally-made riffle believed to have been used in poaching activities. Ulrich...
insurance

East Africa seeks to harmonize insurance laws to boost financial inclusion

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The East African Community (EAC) plans to fast track the harmonization of the national insurance laws of its member states in order to boost...
Volleyball

Beach Volleyball Docks for Africa Games

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African Volleyball Confederation (CAVB) has increased the number of beach volleyball qualifiers to 24 at the 2019 All Africa Games, which will be held...
rugby

Kenya Comes Up Against Tunisia in Africa Jr. Rugby Tournament

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Kenya Junior rugby team will put its best foot forward against Tunisia in the 2019 U-20 Africa Championships, which will be staged in Nairobi...
cameroon soldiers

Cameroon: 12 armed rebels release weapons battle weary Anglophone region

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Cameroon's National Committee on Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (NCDDR) said Wednesday that at least 12 armed separatists fighting to create a nation in Cameroon's...
Cricket

Ugandan Cricket Team Camp in India for Impending World Cup Qualifier

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Uganda's under-19 cricket team on Wednesday set off for India where it will camp for 15 days ahead of the International Cricket Council U19...
Wpid Money Growth

Nigeria: GDP Figures Suggests Economy is in Good Shape

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The Nigerian government said Wednesday that the country's economy was firmly on the path of growth, as its latest gross domestic product (GDP) figures...
Boko Haram

NE Nigeria: three reported killed in alleged Boko Haram Attack

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At least three people were killed following a suspected Boko Haram attack on convoy vehicles carrying the governor of Nigeria's restive northeastern state of...
Court

Nigeria: Court Issues Arrest Warrant for Top Judge Entangled in Asset-Declaration Debate

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Nigeria's Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on Wednesday ordered security agencies to arrest the country's suspended chief justice enmeshed in a controversy bordering on...
Facebook

Facebook pledges to Disregard Fake Election News in Africa

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With elections scheduled to be held in various African countries this year, Facebook has devised mechanisms to reduce the spread of fake news, the...
presidential aspirants

Nigeria: Presidential Candidates Reiterate the Need for Peaceful Polls

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Nigeria's presidential candidates on Wednesday renewed their pledge for a peaceful election as the country prepares to hold general elections starting with presidential polls...
Suicide

In 2018 Swiss Supported Suicide Group Helped Over 1,200 Transition

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The Swiss assisted suicide organization EXIT said Wednesday it helped a total of 1,207 people end their lives in 2018, a jump compared with...
nigeria elections

Security very tight in Nigeria ahead of elections

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Nigerian authorities have ordered tight security across the country as Saturday's presidential polls draw near. The police has said that to ensure peaceful elections, it...
South-Sudan-Army

South Sudanese Government Workers to Fund Peace Deal

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South Sudan said on Wednesday it will tax all civil servants' salaries as it seeks funds to implement the peace agreement signed by warring...
nissan

Nissan to Begin Assembling Cars in Algeria

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Japan's automaker giant Nissan Motor on Wednesday signed here a joint venture agreement with an Algerian private partner to install a car assembly plant...

Brazil Dam Disaster Deaths At 166 Now While 155 Remain Missing

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The death toll from Brazil's tragic dam disaster in southeast Minas Gerais state has climbed to 166, the state civil defense agency said on...
NCCE

NCCE Challenge will Feature 20 Tertiary Institutions

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has launched the Second Edition of the University Civic Challenge Competition in which 20 tertiary institutions have...
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Cup Dreams Awakened as Kotoko Calms Zesco

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Two-time African champions, Asante Kotoko S/C, put up a spirited performance to record a 2-1 victory over Zambia’s Zesco United in a Confedration of...
DFID Visit

DFID Delegation Tours BasicNeeds Ghana projects

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A team from the Department for International Development (DFID) has paid a monitoring visit to parts of the Greater Accra Region to inspect BasicNeeds...
Kotoka International Airport

President Akufo-Addo to Cut Sod for Two Aviation projects

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will, on Friday, February 15, perform a groundbreaking ceremony at the Kotoka International Airport for the commencement of expansion...
Dr. Lamin J. Sise,

Gambian Truth Commission cautioned Over Inconsistent Testimony

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As the Gambia’s Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) began its second session of hearings this week, the Chairman, Dr. Lamin J. Sise, warned...
Informal Sector Pay Taxes

2 Percent of Ghana’s Informal Sector Pay Taxes

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The informal sector constitutes 70 per cent of the business arena but just two per cent of them pay their taxes. Mr Richard Hakeem Quainoo,...
rape

Man Placed on remand for raping aged woman

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A man who allegedly had sex with an intoxicated 80 year old woman at Patrensah in the Asante-Akim Central Municipality, has been remanded into...
AirtelTigo Centre

AirtelTigo Opens Its Ultra-Modern Call Centre in Tema

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Telecom operator AirtelTigo in patnership with ISON BPIO, an information technology service provider, has opened a one million dollar new call centre in Tema...
police

Japan Assists Ghana to Provide Police Service with Resources

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The Japanese Government is providing Ghana a grant of 300 million Japanese Yen (2.7 million dollars) to procure more vehicles and communication gadgets for...
radio

Farm Radio Observes World Radio Day

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The Farm Radio International (FRI) has joined the international community to celebrate “World Radio Day” to strengthen diversity, peace and development through radio broadcasting. The...
Mr Zhu Jing (first left) in a group photograph with dignitaries at the event

Multi-sectoral Mining Project Must be Enforced – Media Coalition

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Mr Kenneth Ashigbey, the Convenor of the Media Coalition Against Galamsey has called on Government to speed up the implementation of the Multi-Sectoral Mining...