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Oil drilling platform Shengli No.4 is in the midst of shipment at the outer anchorage of a port in Yantai, east China’s Shandong province, Feb. 8, 2018. The Shengli No. 4 and the New Shengli No.1 will be sent to Nigeria for oil exploration services. (Photo by Chu Yang from CFP)

Over 600 Ghanaian indigenous companies awarded contracts in oil and gas industry – Minister

Ghana’s Energy Minister John Peter Amewu said here Tuesday over 600 indigenous Ghanaian companies had been awarded various contracts to provide services in the...
Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

Ghana government targets 1 million farmers for 2019 in its agricultural transformation agenda

The Ghanaian government is targeting a total of 1 million farmers to distribute improved seeds and fertilizer as part of its agricultural transformation agenda...
Mohammed Amin Adam

Squalor, disease and growing inequality; evidence of mismanagement of Natural Resources in Africa

The unending squalor, disease, and widening inequality constitute part of the evidence of the mismanagement of Africa’s natural resources by its leaders, Mohammed Amin...
Zhang Haidi

Chinese author Zhang Haidi donates to Ethiopian deaf school

Prominent Chinese author Zhang Haidi on Monday donated recreational and educational materials to Alpha Special Primary School for the deaf in Ethiopia's capital Addis...
movie theaters

Movie week promotes Chinese culture in Uganda

Cinema lovers in Uganda were given a treat of Chinese movies for a week, acquainting them of the Chinese traditions and customs. The Makerere University...
Steve Manteaw

Ghana government urged to be transparent in tracking oil-funded projects

The Ghanaian government has been urged to be transparent in tracking projects funded with petroleum revenues. Steve Manteaw, member of the country's Public Interest and...
Yury Trutnev

Russian deputy prime minister discuss bilateral cooperation with Angolan president

Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Yury Trutnev discussed Monday in Luanda with Angolan President Joao Lourenco on bilateral relations between the two states. Speaking to the...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Seminar for labor-based practitioners starts in Ethiopian capital

The 17th edition of the International Labor Organization (ILO) Regional Seminar for Labor-Based Practitioners started here on Monday to discuss issues related to employment-intensive...
International Labour Organization

ILO regional seminar for labor-based practitioners starts in Ethiopia

The 17th edition of the International Labor Organization (ILO) Regional Seminar for Labor-Based Practitioners kicked off on Monday in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa to...
Classroom in Ethiopia

Most Ethiopian schools below international standard

Some 30,605 schools in Ethiopia are operating below the international standard, an Education Ministry official said on Monday. Elias Girma, planning director at the Ethiopian...

Kenya to develop export strategy to reduce trade deficit

Kenya is developing the National Export Development Strategy in order to reduce the trade deficit, officials said on Monday. Principal Secretary in the Ministry of...
CSOs

Zambia police to probe fraud reports by civil society organizations of UK funds

Police in Zambia on Monday confirmed that a probe has been instituted into alleged fraud by some local civil society organizations on funds provided...
A flight of Kenya Airways lands at Kisumu International Airport in Kisumu, western Kenya, on Aug. 28th, 2015. The economy of Kenya's western region has experienced a dramatic revival following the modernization of Kisumu International Airport by a Chinese company. Located on the edge of Kenya's third largest city, the upgraded Kisumu International Airport is now a busy transport hub connecting the country to the wider eastern African region. (Xinhua/Sun Ruibo)

Kenya to increase stake in national airline

Kenya plans to increase its stake in the national airline from 29.8 percent to 48.9 percent as part of efforts to revive the loss-making...
aviation

Experts Say Africa Needs Smarter Aviation Regulations

Aviation expert from across Africa and beyond on Monday sought tougher, smarter regulation policies that will guide the uninterrupted growth of the airline industry...
Refugee

UNHCR Finds Practical Solution to Africa’s Refugee Crisis

The UN refugee agency said on Monday that it will launch a major new campaign that calls on Africans to take action to solve...
poor-sanitation

Ghana’s National Campaign on Sanitation Unveiled

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo on Monday launched a national campaign on sanitation, pledging his commitment to rid the country of filth. "Successive Ghanaian governments have...
elections

Moldovan electoral authorities validate presidential runoff results

According to CEC Chairman Alina Russu, 1.6 million voters cast ballots in the presidential runoff elections. The decision to instate Dodon, who...
accident or road crash

Nearly 20 die over weekend in Namibia

Namibia Police spokesperson Slogan Matheus told a media briefing in capital Windhoek that eight people died in accidents between Friday and Sunday. ...
Photo taken on June 26, 2016 shows a landslide happened in a mountain village in Meigu County, southwest China's Sichuan province. [Photo: Chinanews.com]

Namibia proposes law banning foreigners from buying land

The Land Bill of 2016 is a combination of the Agricultural Commercial Land Reform Act of 1995 and the Communal Land Reform Act of...
MTN

MTN Honors Customers

MTN Ghana initiated Y’ello Soiree last year (2015) to create an informal engagement between MTN Executive leadership and its valued customers. Since its maiden...
electricity

Expert Says 1.2 Billion People Denied Of Electricity Globally

Mr Bill Bien, Head of Strategy, Philips Lighting made this known at a day’s event on the topic: “Momentum for Change: Energy Efficiency Through...

Mezouar Asserts Trump Is No Threat To COP22

“We have to keep trust in this momentum period, Mr Mezouar said in a response to a question at a press briefing following speculations...
Agriculture tractor plowing field

MOFA Director Calls For Tapping The Agric Potentials Of Upper East

That, he said could be achieved through Public-Private partnership where the private sector could be encouraged to invest in building water harvesting structures and...

Orphan Agencies Urged To Equip Orphans With Skills

He explained that ageing out implied there were lots of children who due to their plights could not concentrate on their studies, and eventually...

Report Says Natural Disaster Is A Major Cause Of Poverty

A new report from the World Bank and the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) reveals. "Severe climate shocks threaten to roll back...
NDC

NDC Vows To Uphold Peace

"We will however no longer tolerate any organised attacks from the members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) on our members in the Region." Mr...
Visitors look at an exhibit during the World Sugar Expo 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand, Oct. 28, 2015. World Sugar Expo 2015, one of the world's largest specialized sugar and bioethanol technology events, brings together an international congregation of sugar companies and its supporting industries. (Xinhua/Rachen Sageamsak)

Industries Urged To Partner Universities

He said: “Given the high rate of unemployed graduates, it is important to adopt public private partnerships especially in the training of graduates,” to...
Mahama

MASLOC Commends Mahama

They said the assistance would empower them to expand their businesses and improve their livelihood. The traders made this commendation when MASLOC through the intervention...
Kastina state cultural troupe performs during the 40th anniversary of Nigeria's National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) in Abuja, capital of Nigeria, Sept. 3, 2015. The celebration which was held here on Thursday was aimed at showcasing the economic value of Nigeria's cultural industries. (Xinhua/Dare Sholarin)

Ghanaians Urged To Patronize Their Culture And Values

He said Africans were making frantic efforts towards achieving success and development, but all seem to nothing because they had refused to become...

Fire Service Commends Traditional Leaders Towards Environmental Conservation

It said that efforts by traditional rulers were very important to agriculture productivity, biodiversity and crop production and must be commended. Dr Albert Brown Gaisie,...