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Hon. Mutuuzo Peace Regis, Minister of State for Gender and Cultural Affairs Uganda (left) is welcomed by Mr Necodimus Chipfupa, Regional Director, HelpAge International (centre) as Mr Joram Tiibasimwa, Chairman, National Council for Older Persons in Uganda looks on.

HelpAge, networks urge States to ratify AU Protocol on rights of Older People

While accelerated actions toward the rights fulfilment and protection of older migrants by governments of Uganda, South Sudan and Ethiopia is satisfactory, HelpAge International...
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir (R) shakes hands with South Sudan's exiled rebel leader Riek Machar in Juba, capital of South Sudan, Sept. 9, 2019. Riek Machar arrived in Juba on Monday for face-to-face talks with President Salva Kiir. President Kiir and Machar are expected to discuss and reevaluate progress and challenges facing the revitalized peace deal they signed in September 2018 in Ethiopia to end more than five years of conflict. (Xinhua Denis Elamu)

South Sudan parties agree on further consultations on number of states

South Sudan warring parties on Wednesday agreed to continue with further consultations on the contentious issue of the number of states after President Salva...
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Central African states to harmonize customs tariffs

Central African states are working on a piece of legislation that seeks to harmonise customs tariffs of the region, Cameroon's Minister Delegate at the...
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Laryea Kingston states his preparedness for Hearts Job

Laryea Kingston, former player of Accra Hearts of Oak, has declared his intention to take up a coaching role with his former club or...
Chinese President Xi Jinping

China’s president Xi states his intentions towards prosperity

While joining lawmakers from Guangdong Province in a panel discussion, Xi highlighted development, talent and innovation. Guangdong has been at the front-line of the reform...

Minister of Environment describes COP23 as Biggest so far

Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation has described the just ended UN Conference of Parties (COP23) on Climate Change that...

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...

Peace established in Oromia-Somali regional states common boundary

Peace has largely been established in the border areas of Oromia and Somali regional states, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said on Thursday. Heavy clashes...
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COP23 Demands That Greenhouse Emissions Be Cut

A total of 25,000 visitors are attending the United Nations conference of Parties (COP23) on climate change currently underway in Bonn, Germany. The conference which...

Ethiopia to establish buffer zones between Oromia, Somali regional states to stem deadly clashes

Ethiopia will establish a buffer zone in border areas of Oromia and Ethiopia Somali regional states to stem deadly clashes, a government official said...

West African states move to remove obstacles to free movement of persons, goods

Ghana on Monday officially launched a National Steering Committee for the implementation of the regional monitoring mechanism (RMM) for the free movement of inter-state...
The highlands of Ethiopia could be more vulnerable to malaria if temperatures rise

Ethiopian government working to resolve boundary dispute between 2 regional states

The Ethiopian government is working to resolve the boundary dispute between Oromia and Somali regional states, said a senior government official on Wednesday. Negeri Lencho,...

USAID Unveils Its New Reading Project

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has partnered the Ministry of Education to increase the rate of reading among children, under...

Federal government publishes list of Paris Club refunds to states

The Federal Government Tuesday evening released a breakdown of another tranche of Paris Club refunds paid to states. A statement by the Director of Information...
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Study identifies nerve cells relating breathing to states of mind

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and their colleagues have identified a handful of nerve cells in the brainstem that connect breathing...
Business men from China and Arab countries communicate with each other at the 2016 China-Arab States Expo held in Egypt. (Photo by Wang Yunsong from People's Daily)

China-Arab States Expo Sparks up bilateral Trade collaboration

This year’s China-Arab States Expo is now under intense preparation in northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. The upcoming business event is believed to...

More US States Contest Trump’s Travel Ban

Three US states have joined Hawaii in a legal challenge against President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban.Mr Trump signed an executive order placing a...

President Addo Opens Heads of States Museum

file image The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has commissioned a Museum of Heads of State situated at the former seat of government, The Christianborg...

ECOWAS Committed To Improving Election Observation Missions

Economic Community of West African States(ECOWAS) is working with development partners to improve the integrity of its Long-term Election Observation Missions as an effective...

Gov’t Of Gambia To Rescind Decision To Live ICC

The new government in The Gambia has announced it is planning to rescind the decision by the previous administration to leave the International Criminal...

Donald John Trump Becomes United States 45th President

Donald Trump became the 45th President of the United States Friday during a time-honored inauguration ceremony that encapsulated the peaceful transfer of power that...

Chinese snail noodles exported to United States

Rice noodles with snails, a signature dish sold at street stalls in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, are being exported to the United...

Heads of States to Grace Nana Addo’s Swearing in Ceremony

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo (President-elect) The investiture of President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo which comes off on January 7, 2017 is expected to attract heads...

U.S. Electoral College Punch Trump’s Ticket To White House

After numerous challenges sprang up in his path, including a bitterly divisive election and attempts at recounts in three battleground states, President-elect Donald Trump...
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ECOWAS To Review Strategy For African Union’s Positions

President John Dramani Mahama, on Saturday, arrived in Abuja, the administrative capital of Nigeria, to attend the 50th ordinary Session of the Authority of...

Petrofac Earns Contract To Expand Facility At Southern Iraqi Port

British energy company Petrofac said it secured a $75 million contract to help with the expansion of a crude oil export facility at a...

AU reiterates concern about the situation of Libya

The High Level Committee reiterated the deep concern of AU about the prevailing humanitarian and security situation, and the deadlocked political process in Libya,...

Somali states clash kills dozens again

The sources said mortar shelling and intense gunfire could be heard across Galkayo as there was heavy fighting between Galmudug and Puntland forces despite...

UN committee on children’s rights to review Nauru and five other countries

The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child is meeting in Geneva from 13 to 30 September to review children’s rights in the...

Egypt: Sinai Branch Head Of Islamic State Killed

The Egyptian military says it has killed the head of the Sinai branch of so-called Islamic State (IS), along with dozens of its...