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Ghana to benefit from AfDB’s climate-smart initiatives

Ghana is to benefit from the African Development Bank's (AfDB) 2.1 billion U.S. dollar Climate Investment Fund portfolio (AfDBCIF), the bank's 2014 annual report...
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Mauritius sets 2015 growth target at 5.7%

Mauritius' Finance Minister Vishnu Lutchmeenaraidoo sets 5.7% as the country's 2015 growth target. The minister expressed himself at the annual dinner of the Chamber of...

Kenya to undertake measures to decongest city

Kenya's capital city Nairobi on Monday announced a raft of new radical measures aimed at de- congesting the metropolitan and ease the gridlock that...
A truck crosses from Rwanda into Tanzania at Rusumo Border. (File)

Rwanda wins global tourism award

Rwanda has been awarded the best Continental Exhibitor Award at the just concluded travel trade show, the 2015 International Tourism Bourse (ITB) in Berlin,...
International Criminal Court

Botswana denies intention of withdrawing from ICC

Botswana's President Seretse Khama Ian Khama on Monday said Botswana has no intention of withdrawing International Criminal Court (ICC) membership when addressing at a...

Burundi, Tanzania discuss border demarcation to meet AU deadline

Members of the joint commission in charge of border demarcation between Burundi and Tanzania met Monday in Burundian capital Bujumbura to expedite the border...
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South Africa power utility denies race-based layoff

South Africa's power utility Eskom on Monday denied reports that it would lay off thousands of white engineers to meet a new government policy. Eskom...

Grenade blast kills 2 in Burundi’s Cibitoke province

Two persons died in a grenade explosion that occurred while they were sleeping Sunday night at Rubirizi in the province of Cibitoke, some 90...
Ali Nawaz Leghari, 40, killed the two girls and three boys ? aged between three and 13 ? in a village in the southern Sindh province, some 140 miles north of Karachi.

Renowned South African musician murdered

Renowned South African musician Nkuli Habedi, publicly known as "Flabba", has been murdered, it was confirmed on Monday Habedi, a member of the Skwatta Camp...

Zambia, Tanzania agree to construct additional oil pipeline

Zambia and Tanzania have agreed to construct another oil pipeline that will be used to ferry refined crude oil between the two countries, the...

Kenya sees faster growth in imports than exports in 2014

Kenya imported goods worth 18 billion U.S. dollars in 2014, up from 15.5 billion U.S. dollars in 2013, while the country's exports barely grew,...
Athi River Basin

Kenya launches program to restore Athi River Basin

Kenya's Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources on Monday launched a new program to restore Athi River basin that has experienced rapid depletion...
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Details of Asia-Pacific stocks at 1200 GMT on Monday

SEOUL -- Seoul shares ended lower on Monday. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) declined 20.12 points, or 1 percent,...

Court defers sentence of driver to March 9

By: Abigail Larbi An Accra Circuit Court has deferred the sentence of 27 year old, Ibrahim Alhari, a Driver to March 9, after he pleaded...