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Politics Visit Ouattara

Ghanaian president calls for enhanced ties with Cote d’Ivoire

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo held bilateral talks with his Ivorian counterpart, Alassane Ouattara, here on Monday, stressing the need to bring both nations closer. Akufo-Addo...
Bribery

Tanzanian VP warns traffic police against taking bribes from motorists

Tanzanian Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan on Monday warned traffic police in the east African nation against demanding bribes from motorists, saying those who...
Namibia Walvis Bay port

Namibia to establishes marine pollution response committee

Namibia will inaugurate a National Marine Pollution Contingency Plan Committee next week to enhance responsiveness, the Ministry of Works and Transport said on Monday. Namibia...
arrested

70 Ethiopians arrested in Zambia for suspected human trafficking

Authorities in Zambia have arrested 70 Ethiopians suspected of engaging in human trafficking during an operation conducted in one of the suburbs of Lusaka,...
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Huawei South Africa receives “top employer” certification

Huawei South Africa, a leading Chinese ICT company, has been certified as one of the 103 South African Top Employers for the year 2017. This...
Kenya's polls body

AU Charged to Save Kenya From Political Unrest

The Convention Peoples’ Party (CPP) on Monday called on the African Union (AU) to steer Kenya out of the political turmoil which has engulfed...
court

AC Refuses Congolese NGO’s Application

The African Court of Human and Peoples’ Rights has unanimously, thrown out the Advisory Opinion request by L’Association Africaine de Défense des Droits de...
Insurance

Kenya’s insurance penetration declines to 2.8 percent

Kenya's insurance penetration has declined to 2.8 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the first half of 2017 compared to 2.9 percent...
border

Kenya says cross-border transport corridor adheres to environmental rules

Kenya's Lamu Port South-Sudan Ethiopia Transport Corridor (Lapsset) project that seeks to link Kenya and its landlocked neighbors has adhered to globally recognized environmental...
Pilot

Mango airline pilots down tools

South Africa's trade union Solidarity announced that 80 of the Mango airline's 100 pilots embarked on strike on Monday over salary disagreements. Flight captains and...
United Nation

UN General Assembly elects 15 members into Human Rights Council

Fifteen countries have been elected into the United Nations Human Rights Council by the UN General Assembly. In a vote on Monday, Afghanistan, Angola, Australia,...
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Ghana maintains 52nd position on latest FIFA rankings

Ghana maintained its 52nd position in the latest FIFA world rankings released on Monday, despite gaining five points in its point buildup. The Black Stars,...
sex feet

Students asked to shun sexual pleasures

Mr Kwamina Duncan, Central Regional Minister, has counselled students of Odoben Senior High School (SHS) to avoid premarital sex as they seek to attain...
FULANI HERDSMEN

Nigerian state imposes 24-hour curfew over attacks

Humble Katuka, a local government official, told Xinhua that the curfew became necessary because of the rising tension in the area since Saturday. ...
gas explosion

Gas explosion kills four children in Namibia

The children, who died in hospital Saturday morning, are three boys aged between six and 11 and a girl aged five. According...

Namibia’s National Council calls for condoms distribution in schools

The decision to distribute condoms came from the National Council's Women Caucus report compiled from an outreach program information. It also comes...
exam

New dates set for Namibia’s external examinations

Ten examinations for Grade 10 and 12 that were supposed to have been written on Thursday and Friday were initially postponed indefinitely. ...
Fractured osteoporotic hip, X-ray

Fracture Solution health care project launched

The aim of the project is to reduce morbidity and mortality from paediatric fracture through prevention education and by improving the clinical care provided...
The World Bank President Jim Yong Kim delivers a speech at the observation of "End Poverty Day" at James town of Accra, capital of Ghana, on October 16. The World Bank Group is optimistic that global poverty is on its way out, President Jim Yong Kim said here on Friday. (Xinhua/Seth Gafah)

World Bank Keeps A Positive Front On Ending Poverty

This optimism comes because, for the first time in human history, the percentage of people living in extreme poverty has reduced to 10 percent,...
Ghana News Agency

Ghana News Agency to Open China-Africa Desk

A Ghana News Agency (GNA) report received here Friday quoted its General Manager, Bernard Otabil, as having made this known on Thursday when Wang...
illegal arms

Mozambican defence minister urges Renamo men to lay down arms

The Renamo men are still looming in the bush in the center of the country, especially in the provinces of Sofala, Manica, Tete and...
human rights

Burundi’s human rights commission denounces rising violence

"The National Independent Human Rights Commission (CNIDH) is highly concerned with the rise of killings in some neighborhoods of the capital Bujumbura during the...
Boko Haram

Nigerian troops nab 10 suspected Boko Haram suppliers

The 3 Brigade of the Nigerian Army which oversees Kano, Katsina and Jigawa in northwestern Nigerian said the suspects were arrested while filling their...

Power utilities root for new technologies to cut carbon emissions

In a letter to policymakers ahead of the Paris Climate talks, executives from the power utilities from China, Japan, Brazil and India stressed that...
Agriculture

Rwanda calls for massive investment in agriculture

He made the call on Friday while speaking to reporters during a live twitter session on investing in agriculture and smart agriculture in Rwanda....
Dynasty Chinese Restaurant

“I need Chinese shops”

by Lyu Tianran He directly went for one-off shavers as a frequent visitor would do. The elder first experienced Chinese products from the Chinese shop...
economic growth

Spain eyes stronger economic ties with Nigeria

Speaking at a ceremony to mark the National Day of Spain in Abuja, the country's capital city, Barnuevo said trade relations between Nigeria and...
HIV

Support groups offer HIV positive persons in Kenya a lifeline

While some struggle to overcome some of the challenges on their own, others find life to be more bearable when sharing their pains with...
Agriculture

Burundi government vows to develop agriculture sector

"Given the importance of this sector, the government will focus on four key areas to develop agriculture and improve social protection for farmers," Burundi's...

Angola plans to attract US$10 billion private investment in 2 years

The information was revealed on Thursday in a state of the nation address read out by Vice Presiden Manuel Vicente to the parliament on...

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