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Detroit Moratorium NOW! Coalition demonstration outside the Wayne County Treasurer Office against property tax foreclosures

Capitalist Development and Community Demolitions in Detroit

Ruling class interests continue the underdevelopment of majority African American municipality A white corporate-imposed mayor of the City of Detroit has been projected by the...
Wpid Money Growth

Ghana records 6.8 percent economic growth for 2018 Q1

Ghana's economy grew 6.8 percent year-on-year during the first quarter of 2018, compared with the 6.7 percent year-on-year growth rate recorded during the same...
Tilapia

Ghana places ban on the importation of Tilapia over Aquaculture virus

Government of Ghana announced a ban here on Wednesday on ornamental fish import to prevent the possibility of a new aquaculture virus from entering...
Ghana Beach Soccer

2018 AFCON Beach Soccer: Uganda Comes Up Against Cote d’Ivoire

The Confederation of African Football has drawn Uganda to face Cote d'Ivoire Coast in the qualifiers of the 2018 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON)...

Former heroin addict comes back from the brink

All employees in Jiang Haifeng's company are former drug addicts. From successful businessman to drug abuser and back to businessman again, heroin destroyed Jiang's life,...
Zambian President Edgar Lungu and Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo

Zambia, Ghana to Reinforce Bilateral Ties

Zambian President Edgar Lungu and Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo on Tuesday held bilateral talks where they committed themselves to strengthen bilateral ties between the...
power

Mozambique, Malawi reactivate US$120 million power line project

The governments of Mozambique and its neighboring Malawi agreed on Tuesday in Maputo to reactivate the construction of a 120 mln U.S. dollar electric...
On Business helps SMEs maximise travel budgets

Business community hails launch of Jilin Chamber of Commerce in Zambia

Zambia's business community on Tuesday welcomed the launch of the Jilin Chamber of Commerce in the country, saying this will enhance trade with China. ...
Fuel

Alarm blows over reported bad fuel sale in Ghana

A raging storm is brewing over alleged sale of contaminated petroleum products by Ghana's state owned Bulk Oil Storage Company (BOST) to consumers. ...

Kenya seeks to boost small-holder tea exports

Kenya's export promoting agency and the tea regulator on Tuesday signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to boost tea exports by small and medium...

Kenya enforces stewardship code for institutional investors

Kenya's financial market regulator on Tuesday announced the gazettement of "stewardship code" meant to guide the conduct of institutional investors in the East African...

Zimbabwe military gets involved in dispute over food security program

Zimbabwe Defense Forces commander Constantino Chiwenga has warned people denigrating the government initiated Command Agriculture to stop doing so, as the military waded into...
mahama

Snooping in hajj affairs won’t sway Muslim voters

In a speech read on his behalf by Alhaji Abdul Rashid Pelpuo, Minister-in-Charge of Public and Private Partnerships, President John Dramani Mahama is reported...
NASA's MAVEN atmospheric research satellite, shown in this artist's impression, braked into orbit around Mars Sunday evening, kicking off a year of close-range observations to learn more about what caused much of the martian atmosphere to leak away in the distant past. NASA

Africa’s anti-poaching efforts need the use of satellite tech – Experts

Satellite technologies for the monitoring of wildlife movements and protection of biodiversity management are the solution to the conservation efforts in Africa, an expert...
GFA boss, Kwesi Nyantakyi

FA Fears Egypt Could Cause Problems for Ghana

The two countries were placed in Group E with Congo Brazzaville and Uganda when 20 nations were split into five groups this weekend, with...
Binali Yildirim addresses his supporters at the congress of Turkish ruling Justice and Development Party in Ankara, Turkey on May 22, 2016. [Photo/Xinhua]

June 27 Middle East news summary at 2400 GMT

ANKARA -- Turkey and Israel will exchange ambassadors after reaching a deal to normalise ties after a six-year diplomatic rift, Turkish Prime Minister Binali...
newspapers

June 27 major news items in leading German newspapers

Suedeutsche Zeitung: After their bitter dispute over refugee policy, CDU leader Angela Merkel and CSU leader Horst Seehofer are striving for unity. ...
Media

June 27 major Ethiopian media outlets

-- Bodies of 19 Ethiopians who died last week in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) while trying to cross into South Africa returned home...

Bodies of 19 Ethiopians return back home

A wreath laying ceremony has been conducted by the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and families of the victims at Bole International Airport in...
Tourists

Tanzania’s leading tourist destination reviews entry fees

According to NCAA's statement issued on Monday, the new tariffs are as follows, single Entry for Tanzanian citizens will be 10,000 Tanzanian shillings (4.59...
Hillary Clinton

June 27 world news summary at 1530

PYONGYANG -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Monday proposed a conference with South Korea to discuss reunification of the Korean nation...
Colourful: The women of the San tribe make their colourful beads from ostrich egg shells and make extra money by selling them to tourists

Poor Namibians make a living from selling grass

While Namibia is classified as a higher middle income country, with an estimated annual Gross Domestic Product per capita of 5,828 U.S. dollars, it...
dollar

June 27 major Kenyan media outlets

-- The cost of maize, the staple eaten by millions of citizens, rises to over 1 U.S. dollar as millers avoid produce from strategic...

June 27 major South African media outlets

-- Five South African Communist Party (SACP) leaders in Tshwane,including one Young Communist League (YCL) member,have been suspended for their alleged involvement in the...
BelloEdu,

2016 Africa Fashion Week Nigeria to showcase Bello Edu 2016 piece

BelloEdu, the fashion brand designed to amplify esteem and lust for life, launches their new 2016 collection and will be the only Ghanaian fashion...

Bond trading at Nairobi bourse falls to US$6 million a week

Bond turnover at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) fell to the lowest point this week as the segment recorded its worst ever performance....
Tunisia

June 27 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

SOUSSE, Tunisia, -- The death toll rose to 39 and 39 others were wounded in the deadly hotel attack on a tourist hotel...
EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini (1st R) talks with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (2nd L) during a meeting of Iran nuclear negotiations with participation of foreign minister of Germany, France and Britain in Brussels, Beglium, March 16, 2015. (Xinhua/Ye Pingfan)

June 27 world news summary at 1630 GMT

VIENNA -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry joined the Iranian nuclear talks with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and French Foreign Minister...

June 27 Leading German Newspapers Summary

The following are major news items in leading German newspapers on Saturday. Die Welt: -- In attacks in three countries, militants have killed dozens of...

June 27 world news summary at 0030 GMT

UNITED NATIONS -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday welcomed the United States Supreme Court ruling that the U.S. Constitution guarantees the right to...