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Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram attack in northeast

Nigerian troops repelled a late Monday night attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents on Kirchinga and Shuwa villages in northeast Adamawa state, an official...
PRESIDENT BUHARI AT THE INAUGURAL MEETING OF APC 2019 PCC 2. ON ARRIVAL; President Muhammadu Buhari (M) flanked by APC National Leader, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu and DG 2019 presidential Campaign Council and Minister of Transtation, Rt Hon Rotimi Amaechi during the Inaugural meeting of APC 2019 Presidential Campaign Council held at the Presidential Banquet in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. JAN 10 2019

Nigerian president seeks support in southwest for re-election

Nigerian incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday visited two southwestern Nigeria states, seeking their support for his re-election bid ahead of the forthcoming general...
banks

Fitch assigns Uganda development bank B+ with stable outlook

Uganda's renewed commitment to capitalize Uganda Development Bank Limited (UDBL), coupled with borrowers' good behavior of paying back loans has helped the state-owned bank...
Shire is known primarily as a maker of drugs to treat rare diseases ?

Kenya mulls recruitment of community health workers to ease disease burden

Kenya will recruit and train additional community health workers to reduce burdens of infectious and non-communicable diseases, an official said on Tuesday. ...
healthcare

Namibia to launch regulations for child care and protection

Namibia will launch regulations for child care and protection legislation in March this year, Lucia Swartbooi, deputy minister of gender equality and child welfare,...
milling plant

Zambia civic leader calls for safeguarding of China-funded milling plants

A civic leader in Zambia's Chingola town in the Copperbelt Province on Tuesday called on communities to guard the Chinese-aided solar-powered milling plants as...
Namibian President Hage Geingob addresses at the inauguration ceremony of the Walvis Bay International Airport new Terminal Building at Walvis Bay, Namibia, on July 22, 2016. The airport's new building was built by Chinese construction company, New Era Investments at a cost of about 900 million Namibian dollars (62 million U.S. dollars) and now is able to handle a sustained passenger flow of 200 passengers per hour catering for one-million passengers per annum. Walvis Bay International Airport is the busiest airport at Namibia's coastline. (Xinhua/Wu Changwei)

Namibian president calls cabinet to be accountable for duties

Namibian President Hage Geingob has called on his cabinet to be accountable for the assigned duties and drive the country's development plans in line...
troops

Nigerian Troops Fend Off Boko Haram Attacks

Nigerian troops repelled a late Monday night attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents on Kirchinga and Shuwa villages in northeast Adamawa state, an official...
extractive sector

Africa’s mining sector to continue to improve in 2019

Africa's mining sector will continue to improve in 2019, despite trade wars and increased regulatory challenges, said the Standard Bank on Tuesday. ...
Tilapia

FAO investigates reported outbreak of deadly Tilapia virus in Lake Victoria

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has set up a committee to investigate the reported outbreak of the Tilapia Lake Virus in Lake...
yiedie

171 youths trained in various skill and entrepreneurs

About 171 youth living within the Sekondi/Takoradi metropolis have undergone life skills, financial literacy and entrepreneurship training to enable them to living a meaning...
museums innovation

Bolgatanga Museums Art Collections Made from Plastic Waste

The Upper East Regional office of the Ghana Museums and Monuments Board (GMMB), as part of measures to rid off the environment of plastic...
Planting for food and jobs

VR: more women benefit from PFJ

The Volta Region has recorded a hike in female farmer beneficiaries of the Planting for Food and Job (PFJ) initiative for 2018. Statistics available to...
Adiki Ayitevie

Ms Ayitevie crowned Public relations personality of the year

Ms Adiki Ofeibea Ayitevie, the Vice President, Sustainability and External Relations at Newmont Ghana has been adjudged the Public Relations Personality of the Year...
Martin-Amidu

Supreme Court Rejects Amidu as defendant

The Supreme Court on Tuesday struck-out Mr Martin Alamisi Amidu as a defendant in a suit challenging his eligibility as Special Prosecutor as a...
ghana chocolate

2019 National Chocolate Day for March Unveiled

The Ghana Tourism Authority in collaboration with the Cocoa Processing Company (CPC) and COCOBOD has launched the 2019 national Chocolate Day on the theme,...
domestic bond

We will Spend Responsively – Tema West

The Tema West Municipal Assembly says it is pursuing the wholistic development of the new municipality hence it will not engage in reckless use...
Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin

Bagbin has what it takes to unseat the NPP

Some branch executives of the National Democratic Congress in the Greater Accra Region have stated that it is only Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin,...
E-block Appeal

Tema West MP wants E-Block Completed in no Time

Mr Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah, Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry and Member of Parliament for Tema West, has appealed to the Ghana Education Trust...
Societe Generale

Societe General Ghana to offer the needed assistance for SMEs

Societe Generale (SG) Ghana says it is ready to increase support for small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs), following the meeting of the Bank...
waste water

Kenyan homeowners go for green technology to manage waste

For the last eight months, photographer Godfrey Mokaya has been building what he calls "his retirement home" in Athi River on the outskirts of...

Chinese lantern craftsman’s new year wish

Just like Westerners decorating Christmas ornaments with colored bulbs, Chinese people light up Spring Festival with varied lanterns, which in the eyes of Jing...
Kenneth Ofori-Atta

Ghana seeks enhanced relationship with China

Ghana's new government seeks to develop an enhanced relationship with China, Minister for Finance Kenneth Ofori-Atta said here late Sunday. According to...
Tennis

Serbia beats Russia to qualify for quarterfinals of Davis Cup

Serbia defeated Russia 4-1 in the first round of the Davis Cup at the Cair Sports Centre in the city of Nis, qualifying for...

Trump’s unilateral decisions “bad measures

U.S. President Donald Trump has a "confrontational" style of governing and his unilateral decisions are "bad measures," said Marco Carrasco, a Peruvian economist. ...
video

Spain completes comeback in Davis Cup, books trip to Serbia

With their backs against the wall, Roberto Bautista Agut and Pablo Carreno Busta held their nerves to complete a big turnaround on the final...
AFP / Gerard Julien Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo (L) and coach Zinedine Zidane celebrate after Real won the UEFA Champions League final over Atletico Madrid

Barca win, Sevilla drop points as Real Madrid game stopped by weather

Matchday 21 of the Spanish Liga Santander was truncated by the the severe weather which affected the north of Spain and the high winds...
German Bundesliga

Augsburg claim late victory over Bremen in Bundesliga

Augsburg came from behind twice to snatch a late 3-2 win on home soil against Bremen, while Frankfurt edged Darmstadt 2-0 at the closer...
National Identification Authority Building

Low birth, death registration hampering Ghana’s National ID system

John Agbeko, Acting Director of the Department of Births and Deaths, said a functional national Identification system is therefore not possible without the basic...
Syria

Syria peace talks postponement exposes cracks among world powers

On Friday, tensions were running high after the UN Security Council met for closed-door consultations with Staffan de Mistura, special envoy for Syria,...