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Monkeypox disease

Nigeria needs proactive measures to curb spread of zoonotic diseases

Nigeria needs to strengthen surveillance to contain the spread of zoonotic diseases, such as Monkeypox disease already prevalent in parts of the country, an...

Kenya unveils measures to boost maize production

The Kenyan government on Sunday announced a raft of measures including reducing cost of production in a bid to increase maize production in the...
accidents

Nigeria’s road body blames human factor for 80 percent of accidents

Nigeria's road commission on Sunday said 80 percent of road accidents across the country were as a result of human factor. Human contributed to lots...

Parents Admonished Instill Moral Discipline In Wards

Right Reverend Dr Daniel Sylvanus Mensah Torto, the Diocesan Bishop of Accra of the Anglican Church, has advised Ghanaians to imbue the spirit of...
Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza

Burundian president pledges no tolerance to misbehaving of ruling party members

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza on Saturday promised no tolerance against officials of the ruling party if they "misbehave." "As of next year, officials of the...
al-Shabaab

Al-Shabaab recaptures small town in southern Somalia

Militant group Al-Shabaab on Saturday retook a town in southern Somalia as joint Somali and African Union forces battled the insurgents in the region,...
border

Ethiopia’s Afar, Somali regional states to finalize border demarcation

Boundary demarcation between Ethiopia's two eastern regional states Somali and Afar will be concluded this Ethiopian Fiscal Year 2017/18, which started July 9, an...
healthcare

Kenyan expert roots for big data to transform healthcare services

Kenya needs to invest in collating data so as to propel improved and equitable delivery of healthcare services, a research expert said on Saturday. Mokeira...
video

Tanzania’s joint project helps to bring back whale sharks

A joint conservation project has seen the return of whale sharks on the Mafia Island, located in southern circuit of Tanzania and the Zanzibar...
wind power

Longyuan Mulilo De Aar Wind Power Project in South Africa starts operation

A large-scale wind power plant built by a Chinese company has started operation in De Aar, Northern Cape Province, South Africa, authorities said on...
Food Security

Nigerian president says to focus on food security through technology

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said he will focus on how the country can address its food security challenges by leveraging science, technology...
Smart-Tablet Healthcare

Chinese company wins acclaim for supporting Ethiopia’s healthcare sector

The Ethiopian government on Friday commended Chinese company Afei Holding Co., Ltd. for its support to Ethiopia's healthcare provision. The company on Friday handed over...
tourism in Ghana

Conference on sustainable tourism development in Africa held in Zambia

A conference aimed at ensuring sustainable development of the tourism sector in Africa opened in Lusaka, the Zambian capital, with President Edgar Lungu promising...
SDG

Kenya to prioritize UN goals in next medium term plan

Kenya plans to prioritize achievement of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during the next medium term plan that runs from 2018 to...

UN official calls for policy reforms to tackle landlessness among Africa’s youth

A United Nations official on Friday called on African governments to enact new policy and legislative frameworks to expand access to land and other...
cattle

Tanzanian officials say drought may drive cattle to neighboring countries

Tanzanian livestock officers warned on Friday that prolonged drought in northern Tanzania could drive cattle to neighboring countries in pursuit of grazing land. They made...

Kenya sees progress in HIV prevention amid high infections of the young

As the world gears up for the World AIDS Day cerebrations on Dec. 1, Joyce Machua is doing the final touches on a poem...
President meets Emir of Qatar

Ghana, Qatari leaders meet over trade, energy

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo held discussions with the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, as part of his three-day official visit...
SADC

SADC Organ Troika recommends special emergency summit on Zimbabwe

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Organ Troika Plus Council Chairperson Meeting on the political situation in Zimbabwe on Thursday recommended a special emergency...
Carnival-TT

Lagos plans to boost economy with street carnival

Nigeria's economic hub, on Thursday said it would hold a 12-hour street carnival to boost the economy of the state ahead of the Yuletide. The...

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