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Better Late Than Never

This is part of the reason why I could never practice journalism in Ghana, where the media profession does not seem to be much...

Nuclear experts start replacement work on Ghana’s old reactor

A team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is in Ghana to replace the spent fuel rod in her nuclear reactor...
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Ghanaian MPs to return to Job-600 building after fire incident

Members of Parliament (MPs) in Ghana will return to their offices on the Job-600 building after it was shut down by the Ghana National...

China donates borehole to Lagos University

China has donated a borehole the University of Lagos in southwest Nigeria to further boost educational and cultural ties with the country's educational institutions. ...

Kenya, China to sign MOU to boost cooperation in media

Kenya and China are set to sign a Memorandum of Understanding in order to boost cooperation in the media sector, a Kenyan official said...

Zambia’s small businesses fail to access European bank funds

Small and medium enterprises in Zambia on Wednesday complained that they have not been able to access funds released by the European Investment Bank...
International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Ghana to continue with IMF program till end 2018

The Ghanaian government late Tuesday said it would continue with its program with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), contrary to media reports that it...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Ghana’s march towards SDG sanitation goals still slow-report

Ghana’s march towards achieving its targets on sanitation under the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is still very slow, a Joint...

Donald Trump Is The Republican Presidential Nominee

The U.S. Republican Party on Tuesday formally nominated New York billionaire Donald Trump as its presidential candidate. Born on June 14, 1946,...

Ghana Adjudged Winners of Africa Gender Awards

At the ongoing Africa Union (AU) summit in Kigali, Rwanda, Ghana received the Africa Gender Awards for these efforts, the Presidency said in a...

DR Congo pledges to clear Zambia electricity debt

The DR Congo owes Zesco Limited 13.5 million U.S. dollars in electricity arrears, a situation that forced the power utility to discontinue electricity supply...
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Nigeria’s labor seeks abolition of security vote, immunity for politicians

Security vote had become an avenue for siphoning public funds, Ayuba Wabba, President of the Nigeria Labor Congress (NLC) told reporters in Abuja, the...

Ghanaians push for prudent investment of petroleum revenue

The citizens want petroleum revenue therefore invested in agriculture, education, energy and health. These were contained in the Citizens Energy Manifesto launched...
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Madagascar mulls fight against aquatic animal diseases

Organized by the ministry of Fisheries and Fishery Resources and sponsored by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the workshop was attended...
Agro Farming

Togo to establish its first agropole in northern region

According to the site, the ambition of Togolese leaders is to establish a real farming industry with high processing activities through agro-food technopoles. ...

Namibia to play important role in regional malaria-free strategy

This was said at the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) recently, when they commended the adoption of a comprehensive new roadmap to eliminate malaria...

Envisaged gas powered plant to bring power stability to Namibia

Project Manager for the Independent Power Producer firm, Xaris Energy, Tilana de Meillon said this on Monday following the decision by Namibia's High Court...

28 Gambian government officials granted bail, asked to surrender travel documents

The move came following a ruling on a bail application filed by their attorney Lamin LS Camara. The 28 officials include permanent...

Fifteen with a baby all alone, teenage pregnancy still a challenge in Namibia

She is visiting the capital city from northern town of Rundu, which is 700 kilometers away and has slept over at her sister's place...

TAZARA secures deal to ferry DRC petroleum products

The railway firm, jointly owned by the Zambian and Tanzanian governments, has secured the deal to transport 18 million liters of petroleum products to...

2016 Workshop On Civil Society Pre-National Education Sector Commences

Dr Eric Ananga, a Researcher at the University of Education Winneba, who made the call at the two-day workshop organised by Ghana National...

Clean and not fetish in nature’s – Lumor Modza

Lumor Modza in an interview with the Ghana News Agency on Tuesday said “our gods and shrines are not meant for fetish activities but...
Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah

Kwame Nkrumah’s Ghana Is No More

I don’t know who put this farcical notion out there that there was ever any such thing as “Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah’s Ghana.” And...

J.Bs Murder: court to adopt an application

Mr Augustine Obuor, the counsel for the accused person, told the court that his client Daniel Asiedu aka Sexy Dondon was sent to the...

July 19 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

ALGIERS -- Algerian army killed 16 armed militants affiliated to al-Qaida on Sunday, apparently in response to one of the deadliest militant attacks in...
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President Jacob Zuma leaves hospital after gallstone operation

South African President Jacob Zuma was discharged from hospital Sunday after a successful surgery to remove gallstones, the presidency said. Zuma,...

Turkey records a rise in accidents during religious holiday

At least 74 people were killed and 375 others injured in traffic accidents across Turkey during the four-day long Eid al-Fitr holiday, private Dogan...
A female sniper takes positon in a buliding in Daraya suburb of the capital Damascus, Syria, on April 5, 2015. The snipers are members of the female force in Syrian Republican Guards. Their unit consists of around 800 volunteer, unmarried, female fighters- aged between 20 and 24 years old. Their task is to work alongside the Syrian army in its battle against the rebels. (Xinhua/Zhang Naijie) (jl)

20 rebels were killed as Syrian Forces near Lebanese territory

Syrian forces advanced Sunday towards the city of Zabadani near the Lebanese border, killing 20 rebels, according to the state news agency SANA. ...

A Hamas cell alleged of killing an Israeli arrested

The Israeli security service said Sunday that it had arrested a six-member Hamas cell that was responsible for the killing of an Israeli civilian...

July 19 world news summary at 1530 GMT

NEW DELHI -- The death toll from a building collapse in the Indian capital Saturday night has risen to five as rescuers continued to...