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NMC urges newspaper owners to renew operating licenses

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The Chairman of the National Media Commission (NMC), Mr. Yaw Boadu-Ayeboafo, has called for newspaper owners to uphold the law through yearly renewal...
Corruption

Tanzanian anti-graft watchdog ordered to prosecute over 300 defrauders

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Tanzanian Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa on Monday directed the country's anti-corruption watchdog to take legal action against 300 officials who defrauded cashew nuts and...

Armwrestlers fired up for McBerry showdown on January 24

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There will be fireworks at the forecourt of Happy FM in Accra as armwrestlers gears up for the upcoming McBerry Armwrestling showdown aimed to...

Ugandan president warns new ministers against corruption

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Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni on Monday warned newly sworn-in ministers not to engage in corrupt tendencies, saying if found guilty, they would have betrayed...
Somalia Special Forces

Somalia Special Forces recaptures key town from al-Shabab

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Somalia Special Forces (Danab) on Monday recaptured a key town in the southern region from al-Shabab and arrested senior leaders of the local terror...
Malaria

South Korean company launches malaria drug in South Sudan

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South Sudan on Wednesday welcomed the latest anti-malaria drug developed by South Korean pharmaceutical firm Shin Poong and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV), saying...
accidents

9 confirmed killed in central Nigeria road crashes

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A total of nine people were confirmed killed in two road crashes in central Nigeria, local police said on Monday. The accidents...
Cameroon and Chad

Cameroon minister warns against attempts to disrupt general elections

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Cameroon's Minister of Territorial Administration Paul Atanga Nji on Monday issued a warning to "those planning to disrupt elections," reiterating that the country will...
Mozambican President Nyusi in France

New assembly of Mozambique takes office

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Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi led a ceremony here where all the deputies of the 9th Assembly of the Republic (AR) elected on October 15...
President of Nigeria

Nigerian president signs law aimed at reforming tax system

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday assented to the 2020 finance bill, a law aimed at reforming the country's tax system. With...
accident

2 killed, 7 seriously injured in road accident in NW Tanzania

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At least two people died on the spot and seven others were injured on Monday after a road accident at the Samuye village in...
Anc President Cyril Ramaphosa Sworn In As Head Of State In The Republic Of South Africa May

South African Parliament vows to thwart attempt to disrupt president’s SONA

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South Africa's Parliament on Monday vowed to thwart any attempt to disrupt President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address (SONA) in mid-February. ...
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Zambia needs to strengthen cultural exchanges with China

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Zambia has been urged to strengthen cultural exchange of youth with China to enable people to learn the Chinese working culture, a youth leader...
South Sudan

South African special envoy continues mediation in South Sudan

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Deputy President David Mabuza, in his capacity as South Africa's special envoy to South Sudan, has arrived in Juba to continue his mediation, the...
An African lion cub frolics at Qingdao Forest Wildlife World in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, Sept. 26, 2015. Seven manchurian tiger cubs and four African lion cubs here, all of which are three months old, met with the press recently. (Xinhua/Yu Fangping) (lfj)

China to continue supporting Zimbabwe’s wildlife conservation efforts

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The Chinese Academy of Sciences on Sunday donated anti-poaching equipment to the Zimbabwe's wildlife management authority. The donated equipment included anti-poaching...
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Kenya forex reserves fall by US$215 million as shilling edges down

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Kenya's foreign exchange reserves declined by 21.5 billion shillings (215 million U.S. dollars) amid fall of the shilling against the U.S. dollar. ...
cancer

Zambian researcher makes headway in cancer research

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A researcher from Zambia's biggest public university has made strides in cancer research by finding ways in which the process of cancer cells could...

Domelevo, Asiamah, Togbe Afede and ten others receive African Quality Award

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Mr. Daniel Yaw Domelevo, the Auditor-General, Mr. Isaac Asiamah, Youth and Sports Minister and Togbe Afede XIV, President of the National House...

“Be a concerned citizen”— Bishop

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We need to be concerned citizens, who participate in nation building, Bishop Dr Yaw Owusu Ansah, Regional Overseer of the Resurrection Power and Living...

21 housing units for Judges after demolition of eight bungalows at Ridge

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Government has engaged in a land-swap deal with a private estate developer for the construction of 21 housing units for some Judges of the...
Court

Sekondi Takoradi Assembly prosecutes 81 people for Sanitation related offenses

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Some 81 individuals who violated the stipulated by-laws on environmental cleanliness within the Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) have been made to face the...

Pusiga district records increase in yields of staple crops

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The Pusiga District Department of Agriculture has recorded a significant increase in the yields of staple crops through the successful implementation of the Planting...

Kpando Assembly asked to relocate public toilet

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The Volta Regional Environmental Health Office has asked the Kpando Municipal Assembly to relocate a pour-flush public toilet under construction at Tsakpe Newtown,...

Public urged to check BMI regularly

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Ghanaians have been advised to check their Body Mass Index (BMI) to ensure they have normal weight as it has been proven that several...

Don’t just apply any herbs on the eye – Traditional Healer

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Bishop John Peter Sackey, the Director-General for the United Nations' Youth in Ghana, has advised the public against wrongful application of herbs on...

Ethiopian/ ASKY Airlines commends travel agents for continuous support

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Ethiopian Airlines aims to expand its network rapidly with new routes to Chennai, India and Houston, Texas in the United States in line...

Asokore Rural Bank performs creditably in 2018

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The Asokore Rural Bank, headquartered at Asokore, the district capital of the Sekyere East in the Ashanti Region, posted an impressive performance in year...

GIHOC to use fruit alcohol extracts for production

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The GIHOC Distilleries Company Limited, an alcoholic beverage manufacturing company based in Kumasi, will this year switch to the use of natural fruit alcohol...

Localise “Year of Return” for community development – Queen mother

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Nana Adwoa Bene Beyeeman, the Guantoahemmaa of Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Area, has called for the localization of Year of Return to ignite interest of...

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, saving lives with its blood donation

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The Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission is an Islamic sect that believes in service to humanity as service to God. The mission has been undertaking diverse humanitarian...