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AU pursuing comprehensive program in Africa to speed up integration

The African Union (AU) is pursuing a comprehensive program in the fields of transport, energy, tourism and infrastructure in Africa towards speeding up integration...

Ghana says have strong surveillance system to prevent dengue outbreak

Dr Emmanuel Kojo Tenkorang, Western Regional Director of Health Services, said the surveillance systems and response mechanisms in Ghana are able to detect...

Kenya to carry out reforms to curb graft in public expenditure

Cabinet Secretary in the National Treasury Henry Rotich told journalists in Nairobi that public procurement accounts for 70 percent of all corruptions cases in...

Regional project to protect Lake Tanganyika

"The regional project on the management of cross-border water resources in the Lake Tanganyika basin has several components including sensitizing people living on the...

Tanzania in new drive to boost crop production

Gerson Lwenge, Tanzania's Water and Irrigation minister, said the move is meant to improve agriculture and food security in the east African nation. ...

Nigeria to boost job creation via tax reduction for MSMEs

Kemi Adeosun, Minister of Finance, disclosed this in Abuja, Nigeria's capital city when she received the newly-revised National Tax Policy (NTP) document. ...

G20 summit to play an important role in advancing trade

Since the financial crisis in 2008, the global economic and trade outlook has yet to see clear signs of recovery, while fiscal and monetary...

Tanzania loses US$500k yearly for not managing Eastern Triangle Airspace

Gideon Misheri, Acting Chief of Air Traffic Management at the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA), revealed this when speaking to members of the Tanzania's...

Zambia officially declares voting day a public holiday

Secretary to the Cabinet, Roland Msiska, who is the head of the public service, however, said institutions providing essential services should make necessary arrangements...

Tanzania-Zambia Railway partners with DRC railway firm

The agreement came after a meeting held by officials from the two railway firms in Tanzania last week and the joint marketing initiative was...

Zambia’s sole oil refinery in temporal shutdown

The crude feedstock cargo was scheduled to have arrived by June 15, 2016. Ministry of Energy and Water Development Permanent Secretary Emelda...

Namibia to roll out new investment law by Nov. – minister

Industrialization minister Immanuel Ngatjizeko told the a investment conference in Windhoek that the Investment Promotion Bill will deal exclusively with the treatment of foreign...

Ethiopia takes proportional measure against Eritrea – minister

"It has been a declared position of the government of Ethiopia to respond to provocations in a proportionate manner," Ethiopian Government Communication Affairs...

Namibia: Over 3,000 affordable housing units for low-income earners

Namibia's Minister of Urban and Rural Development Sophia Shaningwa said the cabinet approved that government discounts the selling price for the social houses to...

Ghana: New HIV/AIDS laws need anti-stigma provisions spelled out

The new bill, which is currently before parliament, seeks to repeal and replace the old law initiated in 2002 and to address the inadequacy...

Zanzibar sees 39 percent increase in tourist arrivals

"The increase of tourist arrivals is a result of the current peace and effective promotion of the island outside the world," said Rashid Ali...

Namibia’s indebtedness worrisome – Ebson Uanguta

Ebson Uanguta, Deputy Governor of the bank, said during his presentation of Namibia's Financial Stability Report for 2016, that the two sectors had increased...

Zambia recruits 1,700 police officers ahead of polls

He however said in a live interview on state broadcaster, the Zambian National Broadcasting Corporation that motor vehicles and riot gear regalia have already...

Xi and Obama to hold discussion in Washington

"It will be the first meeting between the two heads of state this year. It will be of great significance in advancing the bilateral...

Govt to back promotion of local products with policy

To this end, government will introduce a major policy to encourage the patronage of local products as a way of boosting the capacity of...

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