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UK offer US$2.59 million for capacity building of Libyan journalists

The British Embassy to Libya said on Saturday that Britain will provide 2 million pounds (2.59 million U.S. dollars) for the capacity building of...
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Nigerian military clears Boko Haram’s explosive devices

Nigerian troops operating in the restive northeast region have cleared more explosive devices planted by fleeing Boko Haram terrorists on some routes in Borno...

Continental land policy conference to focus on fighting corruption in Africa

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Saturday announced that Cote d'Ivoire will host a high-level continental Conference on Land Policy in...
Shatta Wale

Shatta Wale rallies support for new Ghana FA boss

Charles Nii Armah Mensah known in showbiz as Shatta Wale, has rendered his unflinching support for the new President of the Ghana Football Association,...

Chief refutes NGO’s development of Duasidan Monkey Sanctuary

The Chief of Duasidan, in the Dormaa Central Municipality, Nana Dinisa has refuted a report that a non-governmental organisation (NGO) is involved in...
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UNICEF rep asks parents to enroll children in their formative years

Mr. Ernest Owusu-Abrokwa, Agency Project Lead at Activ8 and a UNICEF Representative has called on parents to enroll their children in school in their...

Stop building on waterways, GNFS warns developers

Mr. John Amarlai Amartey, the Central Regional Commander of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has appealed to Ghanaians to desist from building...

NADMO cautions against dangers of flooding

The National Disaster Management (NADMO), has urged the public to pay heed to weather warnings, in order to ensure safety as the rainy...

Court users have confidence in the discharge of justice by the judiciary.

A study conducted by the African Women Lawyers Association (AWLA) to assess the perception of court users in the delivery of justice by...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

President Akufo-Addo to cut sod for Pwalugu Multipurpose Dam

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will on Friday, November 29, cut sod for the construction of the Pwalugu Multipurpose Dam and Irrigation Project...
South africa Currency Rands

Rating downgrade pushes South Africa to consider reforms

The South African government on Saturday pledged to carry out urgent reforms to improve economic performance following the country's credit rating downgrade from stable...

FIFA, ASEAN collaborate to promote healthy lifestyles

FIFA and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) signed a comprehensive memorandum of understanding (MoU) here on Saturday to join forces to leverage...
Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso Military observes 59th anniversary

Burkina Faso's armed forces have celebrated the 59th anniversary of their establishment as terrorism and related-attacks are on the rise in the West African...
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Somali and AU pledge to enhance civil-Military activities

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and Somali National Army (SNA) have wrapped up a joint training on how to improve civil-military activities...
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Road crash claims seven lives in central Ghana

Seven people were confirmed dead while an unspecified number sustained various degrees of injury when two vehicles collided at Kubease near Kumasi, a major...

Ghana: road accident kills 7 people

Seven people were confirmed dead while an unspecified number sustained various degrees of injury when two vehicles collided at Kubease near Kumasi, a major...
Coach Ibrahim Tanko

2019 U-23 AFCON: Ghana names final 21

Ghana has named a 21-man squad for the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt later this month. The Ghanaian...
Black Meteors

Ghana picks final 21 players for 2019 U-23 AFCON

Ghana has named a 21-man squad for the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt later this month. The Ghanaian...
South Africa

South Africa gets downgraded on its credit rating

International rating agency Moody's on Friday night downgraded South Africa's credit rating from "stable" to "negative". Outlook on South Africa's Baa3 ratings...
a lab session led by Dr Goncalo Ramalho E Silva, from The Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, UK

Researchers in Africa demand more funding for science

African researchers on Saturday called on the continent's governments to increase funding for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) to spur growth in the region. ...

Mumbai airport to be partially shut for 5 months due to rehabilitation, re-carpeting work

Mumbai airport runway will be partially closed for renovation from Nov. 4 till March for a major rehabilitation and re-carpeting work. During...
Climate change

Rwanda launches national plan for Paris Agreement on climate change

Rwanda on Monday launched Nationally Determined Contribution Partnership Plan that seeks to guide the country's implementation of its commitments to the Paris Agreement on...

Prince Charles of Britain visits Ghana

Prince Charles of Britain arrived here on Friday afternoon, accompanied by his wife, Camilla Shand, on a five-day visit. The duo, who go by the...

Zambian president calls for conclusion of talks with IMF for aid package

Zambian President Edgar Lungu has held talks with officials from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) who were in the country to continue discussions on...

Chinese business delegation to visit Namibia

A 33-member business delegation from China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPTI) will be on a trade mission to Namibia from Nov....

Ghana seeks holistic mining development framework

Ghana seeks to create a framework for holistic development of mining to derive greater economic value from its mining sector, Minister for Lands and...

NEPAD unveils new strategies to transform farming in Africa

The New Partnership for African Development (NEPAD) is developing new strategies to help transform the continent's agriculture, a senior official said on Thursday. Diran Makinde,...

Ethiopia nabs rebels over suspected bomb plot

Ethiopia's security forces announced on Wednesday they apprehended two members of an outlawed rebel group Ginbot 7 who were preparing bomb attacks in Ethiopia's...
Kenyan university

Agony for Kenyan university students as lecturers strike

A week ago, Vincent Odour, a bachelor of commerce student at a Kenyan university, went home after the institution closed for 10 days over...
Cyril Ramaphosa

South African government confident in debt-ridden SAA

The South African government believes that the debt-ridden South African Airways (SAA) can and can be put on a path of financial sustainability, Deputy...