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Ghana government to fix footbridges on major highway after 194 deaths

The government of Ghana is to begin the construction of six foot bridges on the N4 highway here within a week following the carnage...
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Mozambique needs to be practical with planned strategies

Mozambique has to take advantage of the difficult time it faces to implement practical strategies designed to stimulate economic growth, said Sola David-Borha,...
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Ghana raises US$221 million in three-year dollar bond

Government of Ghana on Thursday successfully raised 221.4 million U.S. dollars in a three-year domestic U.S. dollar denominated bond, lead arrangers have said in...
Education

Chinese embassy donates to Malawi girls education campaign

The Chinese Embassy to Malawi has offered 21 million Malawi Kwacha (about 28,900 U.S. dollars) to a Malawi campaign dedicated to the promotion of...

Zambia still grappling with challenge of misapplication of public resources

The release of the Auditor General's Report in Zambia every year is usually met with emotive reactions from stakeholders as it usually comes with...
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Nigeria working to bring development to oil-rich Niger Delta

Nigeria is working to bring development to the Niger Delta region through establishment of modular refineries initiative and gas flare commercialization programs, Minister for...
ANC SA

South Africa’s ruling ANC to hold consultative conference

The African National Congress (ANC) stalwarts and veterans on Thursday said the national consultative conference to be held next week would assist the party...
Kenya

Kenya conducts research on soil fertility to improve sorghum yields

Kenya is conducting research on soil fertility in order to improve its sorghum yields, the country's research agency said on Thursday. Kenya Agricultural and Livestock...
Peace

Peace established in Oromia-Somali regional states common boundary

Peace has largely been established in the border areas of Oromia and Somali regional states, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said on Thursday. Heavy clashes...
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Ghana takes part in 3rd African Judicial Dialogue

Ghana represented by Justice Constant Kwaku Hometowu, Justice of the High Court on Thursday joined about 150 delegates from African Union Member States to...
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African Court Reminds Judicial Community to Uphold Justice

The Third African Judicial Dialogue opened in Arusha, United Republic of Tanzania on Thursday with a reminder to the judicial community in Africa, that...
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Ghana Could Lose Investors Over Borrow Attitude – Gatsi

The way Ghana handled its energy bond, which failed to raise the target amount despite extension, could suggest a state of desperation to borrow...
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Getting Familiar With President Donald Trump

Former real estate tycoon Donald Trump has been elected the 45th president of the United States after a neck-and-neck race with his Democratic rival...
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Getting Familiar With US VP-Elect Mike Pence

Indiana Governor Mike Pence, the running mate of Donald Trump, on Tuesday became the U.S. vice president-elect. Pence, 57, was a Republican...

World Bank to fund Zambia’s environmental remedial project

The funds will go to environmental remedial improvement to reduce environmental health risks in Kitwe, Mufulira, and Chingola towns in the Copperbelt Province and...

FAO says Zambia is food secure

George Okechi, FAO's Representative in Zambia, said the country has enough food to last up to the next harvest time. "During...
Travel and Tourism

Kenya forms task forces to map out tourism strategy

Cabinet Secretary for Tourism Najib Balala inaugurated the National Convention Bureau (NCB) and the Tourism Protection Service (TPS) to provide leadership in marketing destination...
climate change

Uganda braces for tough times as climate change bites

As experts meet in Morocco this week for the UN Climate Change summit, the East African country said climate change has worsened its food...

Nigeria to strengthen military ties with Ukraine

The West African country's Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin disclosed this when he hosted Ambassador of Ukraine to Nigeria, Valerii Aleksandruk,...
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Namibia needs US$320 million for infrastructure development

Schlettwein said this during the Invest in Namibia conference that ended in Windhoek Wednesday. Apart from the challenges in raising enough funds...

AU reiterates concern about the situation of Libya

The High Level Committee reiterated the deep concern of AU about the prevailing humanitarian and security situation, and the deadlocked political process in Libya,...
MTN

Huawei, MTN launch first NB-IoT solution in Africa

The solution is designed to help MTN develop their NB-IoT services to explore new markets. Huawei and MTN will showcase a live...
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Kenya, UNWTO ink partnership deal to foster job creation

The ministry and two organizations have signed an agreement to provide youth and women of underprivileged communities with access to employment and entrepreneurship opportunities...
Electoral Commission

Ghana’s electoral body announces candidates for presidential election

The electoral body accepted the nomination forms of three more candidates for the elections after a Supreme Court ruling ordered a second chance to...
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Ghana encourages market-driven skills for private sector

Skills development has become a highly topical development policy issue in Ghana in the past decade. The Ghana skills and technology development project is...

Ghana’s inflation falls in October

The month-on-month inflation for the month under review was also 1.4 percent, compared with the 0.2 percent recorded in September 2016. Addressing...
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Disqualified Presidential Nominees Present Amended Forms To EC

The aspirants include Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, Progressive People's Party (PPP); Dr Edward N. Mahama, People’s National Convention (PNC); Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings, National Democratic...

Data Processing Companies Asked To Register With DPC

According to Dr Herbert Gustav Yankson, Chief Superintendent of Police, Cybercrime Unit, the registration is in accordance with Section 27 (1) of the Data...
Stanbic Bank

Stanbic Bank Launches New Policy

Mr. Benjamin Mensah, Head, Wealth and Investment Unit of Stanbic Bank, said the unit would provide clients with investment advice related to local opportunities. He...
golf

MTN CEO Invitation Golf Tourney Slated For Nov 12

The 18-hole medal competition is expected to attract over 90 golfers and according to the organisers, it will be the final competition for the...