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Cuba and Zimbabwe

Cuba, Zimbabwe highlight friendly legislative ties

Esteban Lazo, president of Cuba's National Assembly of People's Power, or the parliament, met in Havana on Wednesday with the president of Zimbabwe's Senate,...

Benin to step up malaria fight with Global Fund support

Benin plans to acquire 500,000 long-lasting insecticide treated bed nets to step up the fight against malaria with the support of the Global Fund,...

South African and Chilean former presidents call for South-South cooperation

Former South African and Chilean presidents on Wednesday called on the Global South to speak with one voice and follow rules-based trade for the...
Reinnier Kaze, AFP | This photo taken on June 16, 2017 shows the city of Bamenda, the Anglophone capital of northwest Cameroon.

UN official urges efforts to ensure children’s safe return to school in Cameroon’s troubled...

Children should be allowed to go to school and study freely in Cameroon's two restive English-speaking regions of Northwest and Southwest, Head of the...

Namibia should ease taxation on SMEs – Rowland Brown

Renowned Namibian economist, Rowland Brown, told Xinhua on Wednesday that the government should relax taxation on Small to Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) to encourage...

Namibia economy needs to diversify to find growth

Namibia needs to find ways of diversifying its struggling economy and cutting down the reliance on mining industry for sustenance, the vice chairperson of...
Prated Textiles

International textile expo to attract companies from over 60 countries to Ethiopia

The International Textile Machinery Exhibition (ITME) Africa 2020, slated to be held in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa in February next year, is set to...
Gender violence

Over 30 women killed in gender-based violence in South Africa in August

With more than 30 women dead in the hands of their partners in August alone, South African gender-based violence expert said the government needs...

Zambia motorists hail upgrade on roads by Chinese contractor

Motorists in Zambia's Chingola town in the Copperbelt Province on Wednesday hailed the upgrading of selected urban roads by a Chinese firm. ...

Zambia to receive plentiful rains in 2019/2020 rain season

Zambia is expected to receive normal to above normal rainfall during the 2019/2020 rain season, a forecast released on Wednesday showed. Mutotwe...

Kenya says 2 nationals affected by xenophobic attacks in South Africa

Kenya's foreign ministry on Wednesday confirmed that two of its nationals have been affected in the latest wave of xenophobic attacks in South Africa. ...

Namibia endorses annual total allowable catch for seal harvesting

Namibia has endorsed a Total Allowable Catch (TAC) for seals for 2019 to 60,000 pups and 8,000 bulls during the seal harvesting season, according...

South African court releases Air Tanzania plane

A South African court has ordered the release of an aircraft it had impounded on August 23, a Tanzanian senior official said on Wednesday....
Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwean president says to probe anyone accused of corruption

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa said Tuesday the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) will investigate and arrest anyone accused of corruption, regardless of their relationship with...
Gender violence

South Africans protest against growing gender-based violence

Hundreds of people gathered outside Parliament on Wednesday in protest against growing gender-based violence. Organized by student organizations and civil groups, the...

Namibia’s capital, China’s Suzhou to further cement friendship relations

Namibia's Capital City, Windhoek, and China's Suzhou City, recently inked an agreement to consolidate and develop friendly cooperation between the two cities. ...
Gender violence

UN condemns growing gender-based violence in South Africa

The United Nations in South Africa on Wednesday strongly condemned growing gender-based violence that has claimed the lives of several women in the country...
Edward Boateng

BRI to create more economic opportunities between Ghana, China – Edward Boateng

The Chinese proposed Belt and Roads Initiative (BRI) offers more opportunities for partnership between Ghana and China, the Ghanaian ambassador to China, Edward Boateng,...

Prince Albert II, head of state of Monaco

Prince Albert II, head of state of the Principality of Monaco, will pay a state visit to China from Sept. 5 to 8 at...

Family Announce The Burial Arrangements for the Late Jehu Appiah

The mortal remains of Nana Kodjo Jekrahuda Jehu Appiah, would on November 4, 2017, be laid to rest. A family delegation, led by Pastor Koma...

Rwandan police arrest top officials in energy, water sectors over illegally awarding tenders

Rwandan police on Monday said they arrested two officials including the former head of the national water body and the head of the energy...

Mission Schools’ Tasked to Uphold Uniqueness

The Right Reverend Dr. Paul K. Boafo, the Administrative Bishop of the Methodist Church of Ghana, has called on mission schools to uphold their...

Methodist Church Gives Recognition to Joe Ghartey’s Nobleness

The Sekondi Diocese of the Methodist Church has honoured Mr Joe Ghartey, the Minister of Railways Development, for his contribution towards the development of...
Majeed Ashimeru

WAFA’s Majeed Ashimeru Delighted Over Red Bull Salzburg Signing

Former West Africa Football Academy (WAFA) midfielder Majeed Ashimeru has said that signing a contract with Austrian Club, Red Bull Salzburg, “is a dream...

Minister praises farmers investments in agriculture

Dr Sagre Bambangi, the Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture in-charge of Annual Crops, has commended farmers for investing heavily in agriculture, this year,...
Queen Margrethe II

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark to Visit Ghana This November

Denmark’s Head of State, Queen Margrethe II, is to pay a two-day state visit to Ghana from November 23 to 24, 2017. A statement issued...

TMA NPP: Ready to Face Enemies Squarely

Some members of the Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) are plotting to make the NPP unpopular, says the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Organizer for the...

FBNBank Ghana Savings Promotion Launched in Accra

FBNBank Ghana Limited has launched a Savings Promotion to encourage Ghanaians to save and also deepen customers understanding of the bank’s financial services offering. Dubbed...
Ghana Export Promotion Authority

GEPA works to accelerate Government’s export agenda

The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) is working towards achieving the vision of the Government to move the nation from consumption to production and...

Global Communities WASH Campaign Introduces The Digni-loo

In its bid to end open defecation and promote good sanitation methods among communities, the Global Communities has introduced the Dignity in Loo receptor,...