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Cameroonian government rules out new dialogue to end separatist crisis

The Cameroonian government has said it will not organize another dialogue to end separatist crisis in the English-speaking regions of the country. ...
Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) holds talks with Rwandan President Paul Kagame in Kigali, Rwanda, July 23, 2018. (Xinhua/Pang Xinglei)

CPC, Rwanda’s ruling party vow to strengthen exchanges

The Communist Party of China (CPC) and Rwanda's ruling party have vowed to strengthen exchanges between the two sides. China is willing...
Boosting police facilities at Rajaf Police Training centre near Juba Photos: UNMISS/Isaac Billy

China donates food aid to South Sudan police training program

China has provided food assistance to South Sudan's police force as part of Beijing's efforts to support the peace process in the east African...

Somalia launches unified licensing framework for ICT

Somali telecommunication industry regulator on Saturday officially launched a consultation process for the country's first licensing regime for the information communications and technologies (ICT)...
ICT sector

Tanzanian government refutes reports over missing DPP’s office computers

A Tanzanian government senior official on Saturday denied reports of mysterious disappearance of computers from the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP)...

Tanzania to buy new aircraft for national airline

The Tanzania Government Flight Agency (TGFA) on Saturday signed a purchase contract for a 78-seater Bombardier Q400 for the east African nation's state-run Air...

Ghanaians hail Chinese embassy’s online visa application procedures

Ghanaians have hailed the new online visa application processes introduced by the Chinese Embassy in Ghana. Speaking to Xinhua, Nurudeen Mohammed, an...

At least 3 monkeypox cases confirmed in Nigeria’s commercial hub

Nigeria's commercial hub Lagos has recently recorded at least three cases of monkeypox, an orthopoxvirus that causes a viral disease with symptoms in humans,...

Malawi police officers accused of rape, defilement and torture

Malawi Police Service (MPS) has come under fire following alleged rape, defilement, torture and theft committed by police officers on the night of Oct....

Tanzania provides Ebola preparedness updates to WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has said Tanzania has provided an update on its Ebola preparedness efforts. The update shows that from...
Hajia Alima Mahama

Africa needs bottom-up approach in Climate Change mitigation measures

Ghana’s Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima Mahama has urged African countries to adopt the bottom-up approach in policy formulation to...

World Electrification To Cost US$31 Billion Annually – IEA

International Energy Agency (IEA) revealed in a report on Thursday that providing universal access to electricity within 13 years would require an investment of...
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Johannesburg mayor to force S. African government to deport illegal immigrants

The Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba on Thursday said he will take the country's department of home affairs to force them to depot undocumented migrants. Mashaba...

Heavy rains destroy over 200 houses, infrastructures in southern Burundi

Over 229 houses and public infrastructures were damaged in heavy rains that hit Thursday morning in several localities in Nyanza-Lac district, in Makamba province,...

Rwandan official urges African countries to work together for improvement

Vincent Karega, Rwandan High Commissioner to South Africa, on Thursday called on Africans to adopt best practices from each other and abroad, improve trade...

Kenya to fast track ratification of WHO tobacco treaty

Kenya plans to fast track ratification of the UN World Health Organization (WHO) tobacco treaty that aims to combat illicit trade in tobacco products. Ministry...

Ethiopia works to promote Ethiopian products in upcoming trade fair

The Ethio-chamber International Trade Fair envisaged to promote Ethiopian made goods and services in Ethiopia and abroad. The 10th edition of the Ethio-chamber International Trade...

Nigeria moves to standardize mortgage credit ratings

Nigeria's apex bank on Thursday said it was working to make the local mortgage markets compete favorably with international markets. The Central Bank of Nigeria...

Ethiopia urges protests to be peaceful and legal

Renewed protests in Ethiopia's central Oromia regional state should be peaceful and legal, an Ethiopian official said on Thursday. Speaking to Xinhua, Negeri Lencho, Minister...
World Bank

Two Tanzanian youth win World Bank essay contest

The World Bank announced on Thursday that two Tanzanian youth have been selected winners of an essay contest launched by the bank earlier this...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Zambian youths to gather for Sustainable Development Goals conference

About 250 youths from Zambia's 10 provinces are expected to gather in Lusaka, the country's capital, for the National Youth Conference on the United...
Zimbabwe's economy is fragile and it does not have its own currency

Zimbabwe prices of medicines skyrocket as foreign currency shortage bites

Pharmacies have increased the prices of drugs by between 30 and 70 percent over the past three weeks citing foreign currency shortages, the Association...

UG-Total Inter-Hall Athletics Starts on October 25

The 54th University of Ghana-Total Inter-Hall Athletics Competition opens at the University of Ghana Sports Stadium at Legon from Wednesday, October 25 to Friday,...
Bukom Banku

How Can A Comedian Be a Boxer? – Bastie

The war of words between boxers Bastie Samir and his rival Brimah Kamoko, known commonly as Bukom Banku, will not go away soon as...

Starlets Head for Guwahati ahead of Quarter Finals Match

The Black Starlets of Ghana on Thursday departed to Guwahati from their Mumbai base to continue with their preparations towards another all-African clash with...
Bukom Banku

Bastie Stands No Chance At All – Bukom Banku

Ghana’s undefeated heavyweight boxer, Brimah ‘Bukom Banku’ Kamoko claims he is angry with his challenger Bastie Samir and has vowed to punish him for...
Ghana Weightlifting Federation

Ghana’s Weightlifting Rewarded with $10,000

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Hon Isaac Asiamah has announced a cash reward of $10,000 to the Ghana Weightlifting team, the Black Cranes...

FA Cup: Police Ladies Vows to Beat Prisons

Albertha Asante, a midfielder of Police ladies football Club has called off the bluff of Prisons Ladies football team saying “Prisons can’t contain us....
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India firecracker factory blasts leaves 8 dead

Explosions in a firecracker factory in eastern India have killed eight people, officials said on Thursday. Six people, including a child, were killed on the...

Spanish Government Force Direct Rule on Catalonia

Spain's government said on Thursday it will move to impose direct rule over Catalonia -- an unprecedented action -- after the region's president refused...