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Forestry Commission

CEIEC to help Ghana better develop forest resources

China National Electronics Import & Export Corporation (CEIEC) and the Forestry Commission of Ghana signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Tuesday to strengthen...
Cairo international book fair

Egypt’s president opens 50th Cairo international book fair

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi opened on Tuesday the Cairo International Book Fair, the country's major annual book fair which runs for its 50th edition...
Ghana Gas

Higher gas price inimical to Ghana’s industrialization – Theo Acheampong

Ghana's dream to industrialize and develop beyond aid is jeopardized by the high prices charged on natural gas produced from its oil and gas...
video

Technology firm launches Huawei Mate 20 Series into Kenyan market

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies on Tuesday launched the anticipated Huawei Mate 20 Series to users in Kenya. Steven Li, head of Huawei Eastern Africa...
gambling

Namibia’s state-owned gambling houses record US$2.8 million in revenue

Namibia's state-owned gambling houses records 39. 4 million Namibian dollars (about 2.84 million U.S. dollars) in revenue in 2018, public relations officer at the...
video

Russia to Start Posting Billboards in Space

A Russian startup has just revealed plans to place massive billboards in the space, which might cover a potential audience of 7 billion on...
video

Al-Qaeda Group Takes Responsibility for Mali Attack

A branch of Al-Qaeda in Mali has claimed responsibility for an attack that killed 10 Chadian UN peacekeepers. The Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen group...
Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe President Calls off Davos Trip Over a Clash Back Home

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has cancelled his trip to Davos, Switzerland, and will return from a foreign tour to deal with rising tensions back...
A trader retrievesa receipt from an EBM. The amended law reinforces ministerial powers to fine taxpayers who circumvent using electronic billing machines to avoid paying taxes. (File)

Rich People Pay Meagre Taxes in the World

Super-rich people and corporations in the world have been taking advantages from taxation with some of the lowest levels of tax in decades, a...
court

Egyptian Court Hold Back Constitutional Amendments Scrutiny

Cairo Court for Urgent Matters on Sunday delayed to Feb. 24 the examination of a lawsuit demanding the amendment of a constitution article regulating...
The report says elephants could face extinction if the current rate of poaching continues

Wild Elephants Have Man for Lunch in Thailand

An 73-year-old owner of a pineapple plantation in eastern Thailand's Chachoengsao province was killed by two wild elephants early Monday, according to local media....
al-Shabaab

Top 3 Al-Shabaab Militants Apprehended in S. Somalia

Somali National Army (SNA) have arrested three senior Al-Shabaab members in an operation conducted on Sunday evening in the country's southern region of Bakol,...
video

Japan’s and World’s Oldest Man Passes On at 113

The oldest living man in the world, 113-year-old Masazo Nonaka from Japan, died at his home on Sunday, local media reported. Nonaka, born in...
football

China Trash South Korea to Lift Women’s Football Title

The Chinese women's national football team lifted the trophy of Meizhou Wuhua International championship after beating South Korea 1-0 in the final here on...
video

Five Peacekeepers Reported Dead in Mali After Attack

The Chadian contingent of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) was attacked early Sunday morning in Aguelhok, northeastern Mali, by...
trafficking

Mediterranean Nations Commit to Curbing Human Trafficking

Mediterranean governments pledged on Friday to cooperate in their common fight against human trafficking. The pledge was made during the 15th meeting of the Ministers...
Belt and Road

Experts Credits China’s BRI Initiative for Positively Affecting the Arab Economy

China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has generated positive influences on economy in the Arab world, said Lebanese experts in light of the upcoming...
video

UNSC Condemns Attacks on Peacekeepers in Mali

The Security Council on Sunday condemned "in the strongest terms" a deadly attack on the UN peacekeeping force in Mali that killed 10 soldiers...
video

UN Boss Unhappy Over Attacks on Peacekeepers

Un Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday strongly condemned the attack on a camp of the UN peacekeeping force in Mali that killed 10 soldiers...
video

The Gambia opens bridge to connect north and south Senegal

The Gambia inaugurated on Monday Senegambia Bridge which links the northern and southern parts of Senegal at a ceremony attended by Gambian President Adama...
Madagascar's newly appointed Prime Minister Christian Ntsay attends his handover ceremony from outgoing Prime Minister Olivier Mahafaly in Antananarivo, Madagascar June 6, 2018. REUTERS/Clarel Faniry Rasoanaivo

Christian Ntsay reappointed Madagascar’s prime minister

Christian Ntsay was reappointed Madagascar's prime minister, the deputy general secretary of the presidency Tiana Andriamaholy said Monday evening just after a government council...
An explosion occurs at a fuel station in north Accra, capital of Ghana, Oct. 7, 2017. The explosion happening late Saturday left at least two people dead. (Xinhua/Shi Song) (yk)

Nigerian police confirm 4 killed in gas explosion

Local police on Monday confirmed four people were killed following a gas explosion in Nigeria's southern state of Akwa Ibom. Several...
arrested

Ethiopia seizes 393 kg of hashish in major drug bust

Ethiopian Revenues and Customs Commission (ERCS) on Monday announced the seizure of 393 kg of hashish in southern Ethiopia. The hashish...
Namibia hosts Pan-African women’s regional secretariat

Southern African women’s organisation begins two-day meeting

Female delegates from Southern African countries such as Malawi, Zimbabwe, Tanzania and Mozambique on Monday started a two-day secretariat meeting in Windhoek, Namibia. ...
Nigerians 2019 General Elections

Nigerian official warns against election violence

A senior official of the Nigerian government on Monday expressed concerns over possible electoral violence in the upcoming polls. Speaking at...
The Zimbabwe Government have been urged to end a crackdown ©Getty Images

Sporadic violence in Zimbabwe amid uncertainty for investment, unity

Sporadic acts of violence in Zimbabwe in the past few months threaten to derail efforts to woo investors and rebuild a united nation. The country...
Social media

Social media networks fill agro-extension gaps for Kenyan farmers

"Is it recommendable to use boluses to deworm two or three month's calves? What should be the dosage?" John Kosgey, a dairy farmer asked...
AFCON tourism

East Africa fail in bid to stage AFCON

The Council of East and Central Africa Football Association (CECAFA) says the region has failed to use its economic power to develop football or...
Asante_Kotoko_SC

Ghana’s Asante Kotoko draws Zambian pair in Confederation Cup

Ghanaian giants Asante Kotoko have been drawn against Zambian pair Zesco United and Nkana FC in Group C of the CAF Confederation Cup. The draw,...
accident

4 killed, 8 injured in western Ethiopia when truck overturns

Four people were killed and eight others seriously injured when a truck overturned in western Ethiopia, authorities said on Sunday. Police...

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