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Experts, policymakers urge more investment in tourism to drive East Africa’s growth

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Some 300 East African experts and policymakers on Thursday emphasized further investments in tourism as a priority sector to drive the momentum in East...
Somalia soldiers

U.S. urges Somali leaders to embrace unity to enhance stability

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The United States on Thursday called on Somali leaders to embrace peaceful dialogue to help resolve various challenges facing the Horn of Africa nation. ...
E-waste

Zambia calls for concerted efforts to address growing volumes of electronic waste

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A Zambian government agency that regulates electronic communication products and services on Thursday expressed concern with the growing volumes of electronic waste (e-waste) that...
Electricity

Namibia progresses with urban informal settlement electrification

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Namibia's Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Peya Mushelenga, Thursday inaugurated an electrification project valued around 882,000 U.S. dollars in Windhoek's informal settlements of...
livestock

Namibia farmers dispose livestock in panic over drought

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Namibian farmers panicking from the worsening drought conditions have escalated their appetite to sell their livestock to avert loses, the Meat Board of Namibia...
African Union headquarters

AU calls for expediting ratification of free movement of persons towards socio-economic advancements

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Member States of the African Union (AU) have been urged to expedite ratification of the AU protocol on free movement of persons towards the...
jail bars

South African government welcomes four life sentences against child killer

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The South African government on Thursday welcomed the sentencing of child killer Sibusiso Mpungose who received four life sentences for killing his four...
African Union headquarters

AU deploys observers in Mauritius for Nov. 7 parliamentary election

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The African Union (AU) said Tuesday it has deployed an Election Observation Mission (AUEOM) in Mauritius for the Nov. 7 parliamentary elections. ...
Immunization

Nigeria eyes 3 million non-immunized children in anti-measles campaign

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Nigeria has 3.3 million un-immunized children due to persistently low routine measles immunization coverage, Minister of State for Health Osagie Ehanire said Tuesday. Speaking at...
The Delegation of Ghana to the EITI Conference in Peru

Ghana wins global extractive industry award in transparency

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Ghana and four other implementing countries have been awarded for steps taken to ensure transparency in their extractive industries, a release received here on...
Seeds

Experts roots for quality seeds to boost food security in Africa

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International agricultural experts on Tuesday called for establishment of a viable system for the production and supply of quality and high-yielding seeds to help...
Person voting

Mozambique’s Nampula province to hold mayoral by-election in January

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Mozambique's northern Nampula province is to hold municipal elections on January 24 next year, the government announced Tuesday. A decree was approved during the 39th...
Court

The African Judicial Dialogue Comes Off in Arusha This Nov

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The Third African Judicial Dialogue, organised by the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights under the auspices of the African Union (AU), ...
media

Ghana financial sector gears up for growth

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Ghana will deepen steps aimed at creating a stronger and sophisticated financial sector, Bank of Ghana Governor Ernest Addison said here on Tuesday. These measures,...
Malik Akowuah

Malik Akowuah Denies Shisha Smoking Allegations

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Accra Hearts of Oak midfielder Malik Akowuah has refuted claims that he smkes Shisha. Currently circulating on Social Media is a picture of Akowuah with...
CAF Champions League

CAF Championship: Agyeman Badu Park to Undergo Refurbishment

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The home grounds for newly crowned Ghana premier league winners Aduana Stars would get a facelift as the club prepares to meet the Confederation...
FIFA

FIFA Introduces Guide to 2026 World Cup Bidding Process

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Football's ruling body FIFA on Tuesday published the guidelines for the 2026 World Cup bid process, aiming to restore credibility after various affairs through...
football

David Moyes Promises to Refine His Team

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New West Ham United manager David Moyes pledged to deliver attractive, disciplined football as he plots their escape from the relegation zone in the...
DRC

Zambia, DRC hold talks to enhance bilateral ties

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Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Tuesday pledged commitment to continue promoting bilateral ties which have existed over the years. Zambia's Minister...

Ugandan police suspends officers suspected of drug trafficking

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The Ugandan police on Tuesday said it has suspended nine of its officers suspected of drug trafficking. Police spokesperson Asan Kasingye told Xinhua that Inspector...
Cancer cells under a microscope

Rwanda aims to reduce cancer mortality by 10 pct by 2021

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The Rwanda government is determined to establish needed infrastructure and train specialists to achieve its target of reducing cancer mortality by 10 percent by...
Job

Ethiopian government says initiative creates over 119,000 jobs in three months

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thiopia has created 119,930 job opportunities in the first quarter of the current Ethiopian 2017-2018 fiscal year, a government employment agency has said. Federal Urban...
New East Africa Railway

East African business council calls for level playing field

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The East African Business Council (EABC) on Tuesday called upon East African Community (EAC) partner states to improve business environment for investors in a...
European Union

Ghana, EU hold dialogue to strengthen partnership

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Officials of Ghana and the European Union (EU) met in Accra on Tuesday to discuss ways to strengthen their partnership to facilitate development. The one-day...

SA ready to play collaborative role at Namibia’s Investment Conference

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The Gauteng Provincial Government on Monday in a statement seen by Xinhua said, the Premier is in Namibia at the Invitation of Namibian president,...

Namibia seeks efficient methods in exploration in mining industry

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The event brought together a diverse section of people from various professions and different countries, including Botswana, South Africa and Denmark to share ideas...

Namibia to get first taste of Color Run

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Namibia was the only country missing out in the region after South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana hosted their own events. Regional Director...

Chinese textile firm to invest US$300 million in Ghana’s SADA zone

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A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to that effect has been signed between the government of Ghana and the CNTAC. Signing on behalf...
ECG

ECG Tema Launches Safety Week Celebration

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Professor Samuel Oheneba Dornyo, President of College of Counselling and Psychology and an ECG Counsellor, said unmanaged stress could lead to death. ...
Nana Oye Lithur, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection

Gender Ministry Hails GNA

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“When I was appointed as a Minister in 2013, the GNA was the first to break the news to me. The Gender Ministry’s achievement...