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Namibian photo exhibition held in China

An exhibition on on Namibia's Usakos town was held at East China Normal University, in Shanghai, an official said Monday. The exhibition,...
research laboratories

World Bank official urges Africa to scale up research capability

A World Bank official said on Monday that Africa needs to scale up its research capability to boost growth and reduce poverty. ...
Science Water Shortage

Rwanda targets to extend clean water to 89 percent next fiscal year

The Rwandan government targets to extend clean water to 89 percent of residents in the fiscal year 2019-2020, up from the current 87.6 percent,...
Floods

Unplanned settlements a cause of floods in northern Tanzania

Authorities in northern Tanzania on Wednesday blamed unplanned settlements as the main cause of floods, which forced scores of people to flee their flooded...
Salva_Kiir

South Sudan: political Parties Act to be Revised

South Sudan will amend the Political Parties Act that was ratified in 2012 in a bid to create a favorable political environment as part...
cocaine

Over 48 kg of Cocaine has been Held at Ethiopian Airport

The Ethiopian government on Tuesday disclosed the seizure of 48.4 kg of cocaine while being smuggled into a third destination country during the past...
export

Chinese Opening-up Policy will Bolster Kenya’s Export Sector

China's opening-up policy will boost Kenya's exports to the Asian nation, a Chinese government official said on Tuesday. Li Xuhang, Charge d'Affaires at the Chinese...
budget

Tanzania makes progress towards funding own budget

The Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) on Thursday said that the nation is currently making major strides towards being self-reliant in funding its own budgets. Jeremiah...
pension scheme

China Will Settle All Aged Care Pensions in Full

China is capable of ensuring full and on-time payment of aged-care pensions even after reducing business contribution to social insurance schemes, a senior official...
tourist

Tanzania to receive over 300 Chinese tourists in May

The first batch of a total of 10,000 Chinese tourists will arrive in Tanzania in May this year, according to a memorandum of understanding...
Southern African Development Community (SADC)

4th industrial revolution elements necessary to SADC’s industrialization strategy

The key elements of the fourth industrial revolution strategies and programs are helpful as the Southern African Development Community (SADC) continues to implement the...
International Labour Organization

Ratification of Domestic Workers Convention set to advance gender equality

The International Labor Organization (ILO) Domestic Workers Convention has been added to the priority conventions for the Southern African Development Community (SADC), according to...
ILLEGAL: Illegal weapons seized by the police. PHOTO: NAMPA

210,000 firearms licensed to Namibian civilians

Namibia's Deputy Minister of Safety and Security Daniel Kashikola on Thursday confirmed that 210,000 licensed firearms were issued to civilians. A total of 4,870 applications...
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Chris Hughes and Jesy Nelson Make Their Relationship Public

The former 'Love Island' star has been romantically linked with the Little Mix singer since January and he admitted she is his "girlfriend" and...
China confidence.

China’s Deficit to GDP Ratio for 2019 is Fair

China's deficit-to-GDP ratio target this year is proactive and realistic, China's finance minister said Thursday. The appropriate increase of the deficit-to-GDP ratio is an important...
debt

China’s Local Government Debt Described as Manageable

The Ministry of Finance said Thursday that risks of China's local government debts are controllable and measures are being taken to prevent any increase...
agricultural productivity

China Targets Agriculture, Mining, Manufacturing as well as Services Sector Expansion

China will roll out more opening measures in the agriculture, mining, manufacturing and service sectors, and allow wholly foreign funded enterprises to operate in...
Electricity

60 percent of Namibia energy required sourced from SAPP

Namibia's deputy minister of Mines and Energy Kornelia Shilunga said Wednesday that about 60 percent of Namibia's energy required was sourced from Southern Africa...
united kingdom and ghana government

United Kingdom to finance three major projects in Ghana

The United Kingdom (UK) government has pledged funds to undertake three major infrastructure projects in Ghana this year, the office of the vice president...
Cholera

Official Says No Typhoid or Cholera Cases Were Recorded in ODF Areas

The people of Pigbengben in the Wa West District have held a special durbar to celebrate the community’s achievement of an Open Defecation Free...
Angola Military

Zambia to procure modern equipment for defense forces

The Zambian government said on Wednesday that it is in the process of procuring modern equipment for its defense forces. Davies...
Agro Farming

Grazing condition deteriorates in Namibia

Grazing conditions in Namibia are reported to have deteriorated in various parts of the country during the course of the prolonged dry season, senior...
Zamfara

Officials Say 80 Hostages Released in North West Nigeria

At least 80 people held captive by armed bandits in the northwestern state of Zamfara have been rescued by Nigerian government forces, an official...
Anthrax infected cattle

Tanzania: Anthrax Outbreak Now Under Control

An outbreak of anthrax in Tanzania's southern highlands region of Songwe that killed four people in January is now under control, a senior official...
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Ghana’s reforestation program will improve sustainable water delivery

Ghana is set to reap multiple benefits from the reforestation program currently underway in the country, an official stated here on Tuesday. Chief Executive Officer...
African Union Disability Architecture

Botswana Mentioned Among AU Disability Architecture Inventors

Botswana, Namibia, Guinea Conakry and Senegal are spearheading the African Union Disability Architecture, said a Botswana government official on Wednesday. Boikhutso Botlhole, acting permanent secretary...
Hyundai

Nigeria: Hyundai Vehicles Recall Fastened

Nigeria has provided an online platform to speed up the recall process for Hyundai vehicles, with engines to be replaced under two previous recalls,...
Somalia

Ugandan Top Police Official Conducts Assessment on Somalia Security

A senior Ugandan police official is on a week-long working visit to Somalia to carry out assessment of personnel and audit the status of...
accidents

Nigeria’s road fatality during end of 2018 down by 18 percent

Fatality on Nigerian highways reduced by 18.6 percent during the period spanning Christmas of 2018 to early days of 2019, an official with the...
File photo of an armoury

Blasts in Ghana military base caused by fire outbreak

Laud explosions reported in a Ghanaian military base on early Wednesday were caused by an accidental fire outbreak, according to a military official. ...