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President Akufo-Addo interacting with President Paul Kagame

Africa has all it takes to transform continent’s economy – Akufo-Addo and Kagame conclude

Africa’s inability to transform its economy is not due to lack of the resources it needed to pursue a successful economic transformation agenda, President...
NADMO

NADMO says At least 10 killed by flood in Ghana

At least 10 people have been killed following Monday's torrential rains in some parts of Ghana, the country's relief agency confirmed on Thursday. Abu Ramadan,...
explosive

Nigeria moves to check illegal use of explosive

The Nigerian government has commenced the review of 1964 Explosive Act to curb illegal usage of the device in the country. ...

Tanzania’s Zanzibar mulls reducing rice importation

Tanzania's semi-autonomous Zanzibar archipelago is set to invest more in irrigation infrastructures for the Indian Ocean Islands to reduce importation of rice. ...
vaccination

Germany gives Nigeria 10 million euros to fight polio

The government of Nigeria on Wednesday signed a 10 million euros aid agreement with the German government to eradicate polio in the west African...
convicted drug baroness Nayele Ametefe in one of her lavish traveling spree

Ghana committed to fight against narcotics – Michael Addo

A senior official of Ghana's Narcotics Control Board (NACOB), Michael Addo, on Wednesday reiterated the commitment of his outfit to fighting narcotic crimes in...

Ghana adopts new business-friendly policy initiatives – Akufo-Addo

Ghanaian President Nana Dankwa Akufo-Addo said on Wednesday his government had put policy initiatives in place to bring relief to and encourage businesses. ...
Stock market

South African stocks firmer on stronger resources

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) closed higher with the benchmark measure up 0.47 percent at 51,142.69 points, as the resource and financial stocks regained...
Nairobi Securities Exchange

Nairobi bourse equity turnover declines, local investors dominate trading

Turnover at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) went down 50 percent to stand at 7 million U.S. dollars on a volume of 29 million...
Rift Valley Fever

Typhoid kills 6 in Zimbabwe this year

At least six people have died from 78 confirmed cases of typhoid since the beginning of 2017, a government disease surveillance report has said. ...

Zimbabwe launches US$10.9 million appeal for refugees

Zimbabwe and the United Nations High Commissioner of Refugees (UNHCR) on Wednesday launched a 10.9 million U.S. dollar inter-agency appeal to help about 11,000...
Xiaomi

Toshiba and Government to agree over chip unit sale

Toshiba Corp. said Wednesday it will conduct negotiations solely with a government-led consortium over the sale of its prized memory-chip unit as the cash-strapped...
Organisers of the event addressing the media

Launch of 2016 CEOs Corporate Organisation Run

Mr Salah Kweku Kalmoni, Director of Lakeside Estate, co-organisers of the event said it is dedicated to the promotion of peace and unity before,...
newspapers

Zambia revenue agency raids private newspaper, halts operations

Officers from the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) raided the offices of the Post Newspaper, which has been critical of the current regime, to seize...
Media

3rd China-Africa Media Collaboration forum begins

The 3rd Forum on China-Africa media cooperation began in Beijing on Tuesday, with a joint declaration on exchange of personnel. The two-day...

Brexit risks advances German investors’ confidence

Mannheim-based ZEW institute said its monthly economic sentiment index for Germany improved by 12.8 points and reached 19.2 points in June, showing that investors...
Photos: Mass protest in Okinawa against U.S. military bases after murder

U.S. Okinawa occupation creating more problems

In 1972 the tiny island of Okinawa was officially reverted back from the United States to Japanese control as per a post-war treaty with...
Nestle

More than 900 workers of Nestle strike in Turkey over wage difference

Over 900 workers of a Nestle factory in Turkey's northwestern province of Bursa went on strike on Tuesday after the company and the labor...
South Sudan

South Sudan’s peace treaty shaky under insecurity and hard times

South Sudan still suffers pockets of insecurity posed by armed groups on the periphery fueled by being left out on the peace deal signed...
football

Albania’s football team gets diplomatic passports and 1 million euros as rewards

The decision was made by the Council of Ministers on Monday, one day after Albania's 1-0 victory over Romania. The goal by...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Civil servants employment in Tanzania halted

Laurean Ndumbaro, Permanent Secretary for Public Service Management and Good Governance, said the government will suspend employment in 2016/17 as it intensified its war...
Ban Ki-moon

UN boss repeats backing for Mali’s peace process

On Monday, the rebel Coordination of Azawad Movements (CMA) signed the agreement in the African country's capital of Bamako, completing the signing process of...
EDUCATION MATERIALS

Namibia higher education gets reviewed

The country whose population is just above 2.2 million still has a vast shortage of skills needed to deal with poverty and inequalities largely...
China's central bank injected 55 billion yuan (US$8.3 billion) into the money market on Tuesday to ease a liquidity strain. [Photo/Xinhua]

African governors welcomes Chinese yuan role on International markets

African bank governors meeting in Tanzania said on Monday that the adoption of the Chinese yuan by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will make...
Photo taken on Nov. 20, 2015 shows soidlers arriving at Radisson Hotel in Bamako, Mali. At least 80 people taken hostage by unidentified gunmen in Radisson Hotel in the Malian capital Bamako have been freed, according to the Malian security ministry. (Xinhua)

Belgium to increase presence in Mali

The minister is in Mali under the auspices of a Joint Cooperation Commission between the two countries. A statement from Mali presidency...
European Union

Britain’s vote on EU membership stirs up tensions and doubts

Uncertainty, division and tension continue in Britain two days ahead of a referendum on its European Union membership as campaign rallies resumed Tuesday. ...
AFP/File / Georges Ourfalian Al-Nusra Front and allied Islamists seized Khan Tuman and surrounding villages south of Aleppo after less than 24 hours of clashes with Syrian pro-government forces

Terrorist attacks claims 6 lives whilst injuring 14

Those killed include four border guard soldiers, a civil defence member and a member of the public security department. Of the total...

17 tons of UN aid delivered to Syria by Russian aircraft

Russian aircraft have dropped 17 tons of UN humanitarian aid on Syria's eastern city of Deir ez-Zor, which had been besieged by Islamic States...
Togo and Ghana receiving more Ivorian refugees as crisis spreads

Ivory Coast wants its exiled people returned

"We urge our brothers and sisters who are living in sub-regional countries to return to the country. Peace has been restored and the country...
ECG

Hundreds hits the city of Accra in protest of high electricity tariffs

They were fully clad in red and black clothes and brandished placards amidst singing and dancing, demanding urgent downward review of the tariffs. ...

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