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Plans Underway to Establish Tanzania’s Biggest-meat Factory

Tanzanian President John Magufuli said on Monday Egypt has committed to construct a mega-meat processing plant in the east African country. Addressing a joint news...

Big Ben Goes to Sleep on Aug. 21 for Restoration Works

London's famous Big Ben will chime for the last time on Monday (Aug. 21) when the famous Great Bell falls silent until 2021. Officials at...

AU rallies support for Sierra Leone after deadly mudslides

Expressing deep sorrow, the African Union (AU) has called for support from Africa and the international partners to Sierra Leone, following the catastrophic mudslide...

South Sudan Refutes Rebels Retake of Pagak Town

South Sudan on Tuesday denied rebels allied to former First Vice President Riek Machar recaptured the strategic Pagak town near the Ethiopian from government...

Wooden boats still in high demand in Sudan

Wooden boats in Sudan are still favored today as a means to cross the Nile River, particularly during seasonal flooding of the Nile, when...

African Union condemns restaurant attack in capital of Burkina Faso

The African Union (AU) has strongly condemned the attack on the Sunday on a restaurant in the capital of Burkina Faso, which resulted in...

Schwarzenegger Supports Wiesenthal Centre with US$100k

Former superstar and California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has donated 100,000 U.S. dollars to Simon Wiesenthal Center, emphasizing "there is no room for hate and...

Namibia to reduce debt ratio to 35 percent

Namibia says it seeks to bring down the debt ratio down to 35 percent by improving the quality of spending and cutting down on...

Kenya’s coffee exports fall by 6.57 percent to 29,300 metric tonnes

Kenya's coffee exports to various international market segments decreased by 6.57 percent to 29,309 metric tons as of the end of July in 2017,...

Kenya to spend US$5 million to promote aquaculture

Kenya said on Monday that it will spend 5 million U.S. dollars with an aim to fast track new strategies to protect and promote...

Chinese charity helps with infrastructure development at Namibian school

Charitable contributions by the Chinese benefactors are helping with the maintenance and infrastructural development of Namibian school. Highline Secondary School in Goreangab suburb in Namibian...

Kenya increases retail fuel prices

Kenya's energy industry regulator on Monday hiked retail prices for diesel, super petrol and kerosene by different price margins in the latest review for...

Namibia condemns attacks on tourists

Namibia has condemned the recent spate of attacks on tourists, saying the police should do everything to contain the situation. In a statement Monday, the...

Ghana seeks to increase export volume under AGOA

Ghanaian president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday said his government was strategizing to increase export volumes under the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act...

Ghana outlines major pillars to transform industrial sector

Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday outlined 10 pillars aimed at transforming the country's industrial sector. The initiatives include building the competitiveness of...

BoG revokes licenses of UT, Capital Banks

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has revoked the licenses of two Ghanaian banks; UT Bank Limited and Capital Bank Limited the BoG confirmed here...

Venezuela renounce Trump’s warmongering

Venezuela's Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza on Saturday slammed the "warmongering" declarations of U.S. President Donald Trump as "threats to peace." In a statement, Arreaza said...

Kenyatta expected to pacify opponents with policy shifts

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta would be forced to focus his second term in office toward building a more inclusive society while also reviewing the...

Namibian official warns mothers against falsifying information to get grant

Namibian mothers who give false information about their children to qualify for social grants will be forced to pay back the money, an official...

CIAE completes conversion work on Ghana’s nuclear reactor

The China Institute of Atomic Energy (CIAE) has completed the conversion of Ghana's Nuclear Reactor from a Highly Enriched Uranium (HEU) reactor to a...

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