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renewable energy

Nigeria government says targeting 30 percent as renewable energy

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The Nigerian government on Tuesday said it is targeting 30 percent of its energy needs from renewables, in a bid to diversify its energy...
AFP/File / Stefan Heunis Nigeria is seeking closer military cooperation with regional and Western powers to bring to an end nearly seven years of violence in the remote northeast which has left at least 20,000 people dead

Bandits flee as military onslaught intensifies in NW Nigeria

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Criminals operating in northwest Nigeria are fleeing from their strongholds following a fierce government military onslaught, an official said Tuesday. Spokesperson for the Nigerian defense...
domestic air travel

ECA urges African countries to sign ambitious continental free movement protocol

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UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Executive Secretary Vera Songwe has urged African countries to sign the protocol of the African Union (AU) on...
Child abuse

UNICEF, partners urge Ghanaians to rise against child abuse

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and its partners on Tuesday urged Ghanaians to fight child abuse and work for a violence-free future for...
Namibia

Namibia to host maiden Africa Women Conference

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Namibia will play host to African women from across the continent and the diaspora on Nov. 22-24 for a meeting themed "Women Empowerment and...
banks

Nigeria vows to promote banking system

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Nigeria on Tuesday said it would remain focused and committed to the protection of depositors and promotion of safe, sound and stable banking system...
border

Uganda, DR Congo to hold talks over attacks at common border lake

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Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will hold fresh talks over disputed waters on common border lakes shared between the two countries...

A Chinese entrepreneur’s pursuit of blue skies

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Ten years ago, Liu Yi, then at the peak of his career with an American automobile company, decided to quit his job and return...
extractive sector

Burundi signs agreement with Canada based company to exploit nickel

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The Burundian government Monday signed an agreement with CVMR, a Canada-based company to continue explorations and the exploitation of nickel in Karusi and Gitega...
Africa Illicit financial flows

Customs experts discuss illicit trade, terrorism in Banjul

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The World Customs Organization (WCO) and the West and Central Africa customs experts opened on Monday a two-day meeting in Banjul to discuss border...
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Francophone lawmakers’ association visits Burundi

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Delegates of the International Association of French-Speaking Parliamentarians (APF) Monday started a two-day visit in Burundi to eyewitness the east African country's situation to...
industry

Angola and Belarus discuss industry cooperation

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The cooperation between Angola and Belarus in the field of industry was at the center of talks Monday in Angola's capital Luanda, during a...
Naira

Nigeria injects US$210 million into forex market

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Nigeria's apex bank on Monday intervened in the inter-bank foreign exchange market to the tune of 210 million U.S. dollars. Spokesperson for the Central Bank...
World Summit Youth Award

African youth speak up against challenges to their healthy development

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Children representatives from eight selected African countries gathered here for a conference on Monday to express their pain and frustrations on situations around them...
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Nigeria pledges to improve aviation infrastructure

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Nigeria will speed up the improvement of aviation infrastructure in the country to enhance the country's economic development, President Muhammadu Buhari said Monday. The Nigerian...
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Madagascar to export 17,000 tons of litchis

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Madagascar will export 17,000 tons of litchis this season, the country's group of litchis exporters said on Monday. A so-called litchis campaign will open in...
UNICEF

UNICEF marks 65 years of operation in Ethiopia

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Commemorating the World Children's Day, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Monday launched a book entitled 'Hulem Lehisanat- Always for Children', depicting the organization's...
Akufo-Addo and May met to strengthen the ties of co-operation between the two countries, and move the bilateral relations to a point beyond aid, according to a statement from the Presidency of Ghana.

Ghana, UK Top Officials Hold Bilateral Discussions

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Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo on Monday held bilateral talks with the British Prime Minister Theresa May as part of his three-day visit to the...
People take part in a demonstration against Donald Trump who was sworn in on Friday as the 45th President of United States in Washington D.C., the United States on Jan. 20, 2017. Ninety-five people were arrested as American protesters clashed with riot police in Washington Friday afternoon after Donald Trump was sworn in as the new U.S. President. (Xinhua/Zheng Qihang)

Trump sworn in to preside over divided United States

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Washington woke early Friday in a light drizzle and facing the prospect of a new presidency which few deny will redefine the United States...

2000 People Lose Lives Annually-NRSC

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According to Mr David Osafo Adonteng, Director of Planning and Programmes, NRSC, the deaths and injuries associated with road crashes were not an individual...
CPP

CPP Candidate Dares To Win Tema Central Seat

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Mr Sam speaking to the Ghana News Agency said, the constituency currently had nobody talking on its behalf even though it had an MP. “Am...
CHIEF OF STAFF

Security Services To Ensure Peace During Elections

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“I know their alertness, their professionalism, and their commitment to duty will take us through the elections,” he stated. Mr Bani who was addressing this...
NPP

NPP To Establish Seaman Training School

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He said additionally, ships would be acquired for those who would be trained to undertake voyages across the world, which would market the country...

Tarkwa: Driver Charged GH¢540.00 For Careless Driving

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Ankomah, who pleaded guilty to the offence, would go to prison for 28 days should he default payment. ...

UG Narrows Gender Gap In Access To Higher Education

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Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu, the Vice Chancellor of the University, said at the beginning of the 2016/2017 Academic Year, for the main campus, Accra...

Dan Botwe Urges Supporters To Campaign On Issues

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He said the NPP had the track record of implementing policies that were beneficial to all classes of people, especially the ordinary Ghanaian, therefore,...

Tarkwa: Two Men Put Behind Bars For Robbery

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Kwadwo Kyere, a 24-year old illegal miner and Goma Clement, 31, a farmer and a watch dog committee member, pleaded guilty to all...

Group Calls For Restoring Lagoons To Create Jobs

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It said to stem the tide of armed robbery and other social vices along the coastal belt, the lagoons must be turn into fish...

NDC And NPP Assure Of Peace In Bawku

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The two parties noted that peace was the ultimate tool for development and they would do their best to ensure a violence-free atmosphere both...
alcohol

Regional governor tells Namibians to stop drinking and work

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Omusati governor Erginus Endjala said this when he officially opened a youth expo at Ruacana, about 760 kilometers from Windhoek Saturday. Endjala...