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Cameroon and Chad

Cameroon government submits bill to parliament to promote bilingualism

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The Cameroonian government on Thursday presented a bill to the Parliament to promote French-English bilingualism. Cameroon's Minister of Arts and Culture, Pierre...
budget

Kenyan official calls for more budgetary allocation to judiciary to boost service delivery

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A Kenyan official on Thursday called for an increase in budgetary allocation to the judiciary in order to boost access to justice and enhance...
Mapping Africa

Experts mull common strategy for Africa to work with non-African countries

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The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the African Union (AU) Commission on Thursday stressed the need for the Africa to have a...
Electricity

South African debt-laden power utility remains reliant on government support

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South African power utility Eskom said on Thursday it remains reliant on government support to keep lights on. "We remain reliant on...
Coal Power plant

Kenya’s coal power plant in Lamu stays on track, says investors

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The development of the 1,050 MW coal power plant Kenya to be constructed in the coastal region of Lamu is on track, investors said...

Former Nigerian President Obasanjo meets Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa to discuss investment opportunities

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Visiting former President of Nigeria Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday met Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa to discuss business and investment opportunities in the country. ...
airstrike

Military airstrikes kill several Boko Haram militants in NE Nigeria

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Several Boko Haram militants were killed and a logistics base of the terror group in the northeast region of Nigeria was completely destroyed following...
COMESA

COMESA celebrates 25 years of founding anniversary

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Delegates from the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) on Thursday gathered in Lusaka, the Zambian capital, for the commemoration of 25...
inflation

Zambia inflation records slight increase in November

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Zambia's annual inflation rate recorded a slight increase in November compared to the previous month, the country's statistics agency said on Thursday. ...
climate change

Kenya set to host global forum on environment, climate change

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More than 300 scientists, environmentalists and key stakeholders from Africa and Europe are due in Nairobi next week to address environmental health risks that...
tax

Kenya signs global deal to end tax avoidance among multinational firms

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Kenya said Wednesday it has signed a multilateral convention to end tax avoidance among multinational firms as part of the ongoing national efforts to...
Kenya's polls body

International partners urge Somaliland to hold elections before 2020

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The international community on Wednesday called on leaders in Somalia's semi-autonomous region of Somaliland to hold parliamentary elections. The international partners in...
Women In Mining

Poor mining regulations create negative impacts on women in Ghana

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Some experts have linked the negative impact of mining on Ghanaian women, especially in mining communities, to the poor and porous mining regulations which...
The World Bank

World Bank supports leadership capacity building in Ghana’s health sector

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The World Bank Group is supporting Ghana's health sector to set up a country leadership and management network that will catalyze efficiency in public...
MDC leader Nelson Chamisa. Picture: TIMESLIVE

Zimbabwe opposition MDC Alliance to hold demonstration against economic hardships

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Zimbabwe's opposition MDC Alliance will on Thursday hold a demonstration to protest against economic hardships and push for national dialogue to resolve the crisis. Party...

S. Sudan launches development strategy to sustain peace, stabilize economy

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South Sudan has launched a National Development Strategy in an effort to help consolidate peace and stabilize the economy. Salvatore Garang Mabiordit, finance minister said...

Devils claw sales provides a living to Namibia’s indigenous San community

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Approximately 800 San communal harvesters in both the Nyae Nyae and Na Jaqna conservancies in north-eastern part of Namibia this year sold over 32...
Zimbabwe's economy is fragile and it does not have its own currency

Zimbabwe seeks to clear World Bank, AfDB arrears by end of 2019

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Zimbabwe hopes to have cleared its 1.8 billion U.S. dollars arrears to the World Bank and the African Development Bank (AfDB) by end of...
SADC

SADC chief to travel to Zimbabwe on 3-day working visit

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The Executive Secretary of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), Stergomena Lawrence Tax, is expected in Zimbabwe Thursday for a three-day working visit, state...

Kenya’s Equity Bank launches online forex trading platform

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Kenya's Equity Bank on Tuesday launched an innovative online foreign exchange (forex) trading platform that will allow traders to access emerging market and major...
Seed Impact

Ghana, other African countries to benefit from US$60 million support for food security

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Ghana and 11 other African countries are set to benefit from an initiative meant to promote food security in sub-Saharan Africa. The African Enterprise Challenge...
yellow fever vaccination campaign

Ghana targets 5 million people in yellow fever vaccination campaign

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Ghana on Wednesday began a sub-national campaign to vaccinate over 5 million people against yellow fever. The seven-day campaign targets people between ages 10 and...
Hacker typing on a laptop

Two Nigerians and 1 Ghanaian appear before court for fraud

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An Accra Circuit Court has granted bail to two Nigerians and a Ghanaianl in the sum of GH¢930,000.00 with four sureties each. One of...
Kpong Water Supply Expansion Project in Ghana

Prof. Andam urge all to keep water bodies safe

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Professor Aba Bentil Andam, President of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences, says it is possible to keep the country's water bodies clean...
Training MoU

Stakeholder Institutions and FDA Signs MoU

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The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Accra Technical University (ATU), Q.A. Consult and the National...
HIV

GHAPOHA and Other Institutions Educate drivers on HIV

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The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GHAPOHA), in partnership with Abidjan – Lagos Corridor Organisation (ALCO), and the Ghana AIDS Commission, has held a...
NPC Awards

NPC unveils Media Awards

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The National population Council (NPC) has launched the first Population and Development Media Awards ceremony slated for July 2019, to motivate journalists to intensify...
Free SHS logo

Implementing Free SHS is not Government Sole responsibility

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Professor Peter Quartey, the Head of Economic Division at the Institute for Statistical Social and Economic Research, has said Government alone cannot effectively and...
Seed Impact

West Africa: Seed Companies get Funding

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The Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF), a Pan-African institution that invests in agribusinesses and renewable energy enterprises, has launched the ‘Seed for Impact Programme’...
Prepare yourselves for the digital age 2

Students charged to brace themselves for the Digital age

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Mr Mike Cooke, the Chairman of 4Stye Television, a private TV station, on Wednesday advised students of the African University College of Communication (AUCC)...