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Mahama Joins Inauguration Of Gambia’s President

The former President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday joined the people of The Gambia to inaugurate their new leader, President Adama Barrow, weeks after...

President Mahama Thanks Ghanaians For Support

President John Dramani Mahama on Sunday commended Ghanaians for co-operating with him and giving him the maximum support during his four-year term of office...
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Benin to hold its first Voodoo arts festival in Belgium

"This festival is a major event for the strengthening of the attractiveness of Benin, and the international outreach of Benin culture," General secretary of...
internet

Togo considers new license tenders for Internet services providers

"The coming of new operators will help develop competition, enhance the quality of Internet services and reduce costs significantly", the council said in a...
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RLG gives support to digital migration efforts in Nigeria

Nigeria became one of the 9 countries to have launched migration from analogue to digital terrestrial television system last month, after an initial failure...
Wrestlers compete in the Senegalese traditional wrestling match "Le Choc" at Demba Diop Stadium, Dakar, capital of Senegal, April 5, 2015. Thousands of audience have watched the biggest match here on Sunday at the beginning of the wrestling season with the most famous wrestlers Balla Gaye 2 and Eumeu Sene competing. Eumeu Sene won the match at last. (Xinhua/Li Jing)

Wrestler’s camp opened in Nigeria ahead of Olympic Games

President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation Daniel Igali told reporters in Lagos it decided to open camp this week for the wrestlers because the...
Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso electoral body calls for calm municipal electoral campaign

"I wish to you all that the electoral campaign that will take place from 7 to 20 May 2016 be calm and civilized, stamped...

IMF To Review Ghana’s US$918-million Bailout Deal

She told journalists at a press conference in Washington DC, USA, that they are encouraged by the fact that the Ghana government has made quite...
Nigeria

Online job application fell steeply in Nigeria

The number of online job applications fell sharply from 318,233 in October to 170,453 in December, and the figure has taken a downward turn...
nigerian army

Spokesman confirms the death of 40 terrorists in a military swoop

The West African country's Army spokesman Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman said in a statement reaching Xinhua that the terrorists also lost a number of...
Lionel-Zinsou 9photo: www.sabinews.com)

Ex-Benin PM In Presidential Race Against Top Cotton Tycoon

Zinsou received 28.4 percent of the vote, while Talon followed with 24.8 percent. About 3 million of the 4.6 million eligible voters cast ballots in...
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Nigerian academics hails Sino-Nigeria collaboration

The scholars, who delivered papers examining the mutual benefits so far enjoyed by both countries, gathered in Abuja to discuss the future of Sino-Nigeria...
Boko Haram

Buhari’s government talk down on Boko Haram’s rebirth

Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed told a news conference in Abuja that insurgency has been weakened as a cohesive force even though...

Nigeria’s oil revenue drops further – Ahmed Idris

Nigeria, the largest oil producing nation in Africa, recorded a total loss of 143.96 million U.S. dollars in oil revenue last December, the official...
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Liberia woos Belgian investors

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, made the call on behalf of the government in Monrovia, the nation's capital city, on Friday when she received a...
Nigeria's senate

Nigerian senate says not to remove fuel subsidy

Spokesperson of the Senate, Aliyu Sabi, told reporters in Abuja, the nation's capital city, that the upper chamber had not taken a decision on...

Nigerian government to scrap fuel subsidy payment

A new pricing template signed by the Nigerian government on Thursday effectively removed the payment of subsidy on petrol, on account of the drop...
President John Dramani Mahama

Corruption ranking is not a victory to spread – Angry Mahama fumes

President John Dramani Mahama has vehemently refuted claims and reports that Ghana ranks second in Africa in terms of corruption. Speaking at a high...

Nigeria conducts free HIV screening to mark World AIDs Day

Director General of Nigeria's National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) Emmanuel Chenge said the sensitization effort and free HIV screening were done...
Islamic State had demanded a ransom in return for sparing the hostages? lives

Nigeria is investigating visa granted to help wanted fugitives

Nigeria is investigating how a visa to visit the West African country was granted to a suspected terrorist having links with the Islamic State...
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Use Ghana Oil Money To Expand Industries – Expert

By Francis Tandoh An energy expert Tuesday urged West African country, Ghana to use oil revenue to develop other industries to ensure sustainable livelihood in...
Mr Henry Kerali

World Bank Announces New Country Director for Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone

Mr Henry Kerali is the new Country Director for Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone, effective July 1, 2015. In this position, his top three priorities...
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Huawei’s procurement reaches US$305 million in Ghana

Global Information and Communications Technology (ICT) solutions company, Huawei Technologies Limited of China, has cumulatively spent a total of 305 million U.S. dollars on...

Friends of the Nation to support implementation of Minamata Convention on Mercury in Ghana

Local socio-environmental advocacy Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Friends of the Nation (FoN) in the Western Region (Province), Tuesday rolled a new project that contributes to...
cholera

EU offers aid to Ghana on cholera prevention

The European Union (EU) on Tuesday said it would contribute 600,000 euros (672,000 U.S. dollars) to a new multi-donor humanitarian project in Ghana to...
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Nigeria inaugurates new members of national assembly

Nigeria on Tuesday inaugurated members of its eighth national assembly and elected new leaders of the legislature, an arm of government laden with the...
Dr. Yahya Jammeh

Gambia government sacks Pakistan-born chief justice

Gambia has expelled the country's Pakistan born Chief Justice Eli Nawaz Chowhan, officials said on Tuesday. "It is confirmed that Chief...
Ghana Cedi

Government borrowing cited for high cost of credit in Ghana

by Justice Lee Adoboe Business leaders and major stakeholders have been seeking answers to the causes of high cost of credit in Ghana. One major...
Pro-democracy protesters chant slogans against military rule at Place de la Nation in Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso, November 2, 2014

Burkina Faso to hold national dialogue on security

A national dialogue involving Burkina Faso security and all the nation's life forces to be held on Saturday will result in a social pact,...

Ghana to diversify minerals production base

Ghana, the country with abundant deposits of gold, diamond, bauxite and manganese, is seeking to undertake the production of other minerals such as limestone,...