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At least 7 killed in traffic accident in Ecuador

At least seven people died and another four were injured in a multi-vehicle accident on a highway in the Ecuadorian province of Los Rios,...
accident

Three school children killed in road accident in central Uganda

Three school children were killed in a road accident on Thursday in the central Ugandan district of Kiboga, a police spokesman said. Patrick Onyango, Uganda's...
President Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenyans irked as lawmakers push for higher perks

A push by Kenyan lawmakers to increase their perks two months after the government raised taxes on various products and services to shore up...
video

Uganda police rescue 16 people trapped on three islands following heavy rains

Uganda police marines and air force have rescued 16 people trapped on three submerging islands on Lake Kyoga in the central part of the...
video

Botswana and Germany launch partnership in Hydraulics and PLC training

The President of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier along with Tshenolo Mabeo, Botswana's Minister of Employment, Labour Productivity and Skills Development, launched a partnership that paved...
Huawei Shop

Kenyan winners of Huawei-sponsored ICT skills contest feted

Six Kenyan university students who emerged winners of the 2018-2019 edition of Huawei sponsored-national ICT skills contest were awarded prizes and certificates of recognition...
World Bank Office Ghana

World Bank approves financing for Ghana’s land reforms

The World Bank group has approved a 35 million U.S. dollars financing to support Ghana's land administration project, a release from the country office...
court

East African judicial meeting highlights use of ICT

Judicial officials from east Africa met in the Rwandan capital Kigali on Wednesday for enhancing the use of ICT for courts. The 14th East African...
Somali security forces

AU mission trains Somali security forces on gender issues

The African Union Mission in Somalia on Wednesday kicked off a two-day training of 32 Somali security forces to enable them support the integration...

International customs officials meet in Kenya for research conference

Senior customs officials, experts including government tax officials from across Africa are in Kenya for a two-day World Customs Organization (WCO) conference that kicks...
Yoweri Museveni

Uganda to increase salaries of public servants amidst protests

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has announced that the government is going to increase salaries of public servants in the country amidst mounting protests. He said...
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Botswana launches LPLUS Online Examinations System

The Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana (CAAB) officially inaugurated the LPLUS Online Examinations System here in Gaborone on Wednesday. The LPUS is an e-exam system...
doing business

Kenya bets on regulatory reforms to improve ease of doing business

Kenya is banking on a raft of policy and regulatory reforms to improve the investment climate in the country amid slowdown occasioned by a...
capital markets

Higher petroleum, gold prices push up Ghana’s PPI to 8.2 percent in October

Higher cost of petroleum products and higher gold prices on the world market pushed up Ghana's Producer Price Index (PPI) in October to 8.2...
Travel and Tourism

Namibia makes moves to ensure up to date tourism statistics

Namibia Ministry of Environment and Tourism together with the country's statistics agency have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will see the agency...
United Nation

UN says new trade portal to help Kenya comply with WTO rules

The United Nations on Wednesday said that Kenya's new trade portal, http://infotradekenya.go.ke/, will help the country comply with World Trade Organizations (WTO) rules. Frank Grozel,...
african grains

Ghana Grains Council Teams Up With Agricultural Commodities Market

Ghana Grains Council (GGC) and the fully integrated Financial and Commodities Ecosystem (FinComEco) have signed a Master Collaboration Agreement (MCA) to jointly develop a...
INDUSTRIALIZATION

Ghana’s trade minister urges greater industrialization, trade facilitation

For Africa to overcome key challenges of poverty and unemployment, greater industrialization and trade facilitation across the continent are the key, Ghana's Minister for...
Visa Lottery

Relaunch of 2017 Diversity Visa Lottery Begins on Oct. 18 – Nov. 22

Due to a technical issue, the registration period for the U.S. government's Diversity Visa Lottery 2019 program is being restarted. All entries made prior...
Minister canvases support for teaching of reading in KG/Lower Primary

Making reading a habbit-Students urged

Mr Seth Korgah, the Headmaster of the Osagyefo International School, a private first and second cycle institution at Labone in Accra, gave the advice...
Ghana Health service

Ghana says have strong surveillance system to prevent dengue outbreak

Dr Emmanuel Kojo Tenkorang, Western Regional Director of Health Services, said the surveillance systems and response mechanisms in Ghana are able to detect...

Ghana’s Elections 2016: Visually impaired will be able to cast ballot

Head of Gender and Disability at the EC, Abigail Nutakor said that the Commission had procured enough tactile ballot jacket for all polling stations...
Bank of Ghana

Bank of Ghana interest in Chinese RMB increases with IMF listing

The interest of Ghana's central bank in introducing the Chinese Renminbi(RMB) as a trading currency has increased with the decision by the International Monetary...

Western, central Africa lagging behind in HIV prevention

The report shows that the region accounts for 18 percent of people living with HIV, but a serious lack of access to treatment means...
European Union

EU gives Zambia €5.6 million grant to improve aviation sector

The funds will help Zambia address regulatory and capacity challenges and facilitate improvements to the institutional framework to ensure conformity with the operational requirements...
Youth participants at the forum

OIF chief to focus on youth and women issues

Secretary-General of International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF) Michaelle Jean plans to take a closer look at issues affecting young people and women, her...
Climate change

African journalists to address climate change

The Network idea which was born in Marrakech at the end of the Conference is to enable members to broaden their knowledge on Climate...
Tigo

Tigo business SME empowers businesses

Together with Microsoft, Lenovo, ITWORX and Zepto, the SME Empowerment Roadshow offered various technology and solutions that would help SMEs to grow, manage cost...
Women and children that had earlier been kidnapped by Boko Haram militants are seen after been rescued by Nigerian troops in Borno State, Nigeria, Sept. 15, 2015. According to Nigeria's Army Spokesman Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, the rescued women and children were freed from Boko Haram's bondage during an operation on Tuesday morning. (Xinhua/Dare Sholarin)

Police rescues teenage girls from forced marriage

The pair are both senior high school (SHS) students and the police intervention followed a tip-off. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Susanna Dery, the Deputy...

Ghana signs loan agreement with India

The first agreement of $ 398.33 million buyers credit will be used to finance the construction of 84.8 kilometre - Tema to Akosombo railway...