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GFA Finds Sponsorship for Premier League Worth US$10 million

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) on Thursday secured a 10 million U.S. dollar sponsorship deal for the elite league The 5-year deal was signed between...

Euroleague Basketball Trophy Championship Begins

Participants in the Euroleague Final Four tournament are looking forward to playing top level basketball in front of thousands of fans in the Belgrade...
Zimbabwe's economy is fragile and it does not have its own currency

Britain Lends Money to Zimbabwe

Britain has extended a 100 million U.S. dollars loan to Zimbabwe's private sector, the first direct commercial loan to the southern African country in...
AMISOM

AU builds capacity of police officers on Gender violence and human rights

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said it has ended a week-long training for its police officers on human rights and gender-based violence...
The study will try to find early markers for dementia

Study has linked infertility to male depression

A study published Thursday in the journal Fertility and Sterility showed that among couples receiving infertility treatment, depression in the male partner was linked...
flooding

Global Charity says 1.2 million have been affected by flood

About 1.2 million people have been affected by flooding due to heavy rains pounding parts of Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya, an international charity said...
Ebola vaccine

DR Congo takes delivery of first experimental Ebola Vaccine

The first batch of experimental vaccines from the World Health Organization (WHO) against Ebola hemorrhagic fever arrived Wednesday in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic...
British Prime Minister Theresa May

British PM fails to secure vote on Brexit Bill

British Prime Minister Theresa May's government suffered its 15th defeat in the House of Lords Wednesday as the crucial European Union withdrawal bill continued...
football

Ghana AfCON Clash: Kenya plans on five friendlies

Kenya will play five international friendlies before their crunch 2019 AFCON qualifier against Ghana in September. The games will be the first competitive outings for...
oil

Kenya devote funds to acquiring specialised skills for its oil sector

Kenya plans to prioritize investment in specialized skills in order to reduce dependence on foreign labor force in the oil sector, a senior government...
African population

UN report reveals 68% of World population will be located in urban areas

Today, 55 percent of the world's population live in urban areas, a proportion that is expected to increase to 68 percent by 2050, the...
Nigerian army

Federal Troops slay 15 Boko Haram Fighters

Nigerian army late Wednesday confirmed 15 Boko Haram fighters killed in separate clearance operations by troops in the northeastern state of Borno and the...
Nigerian troops

Nigerian Army rescued 49 Boko Haram hostages

A total of 49 hostages held by terror group Boko Haram have been rescued by troops in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno, the army...
President Alpha Conde

Whole of Guinea’s Government Officials Resign

Guinean Prime Minister Mamady Youla has just submitted the resignation of his entire government team, an official source said Thursday. The resignation of the outgoing...
Boko Haram

53 hostages held by Boko Haram freed

A total of 53 hostages held by terror group Boko Haram have been rescued by troops in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno, the army...
Ebola

DR Congo: New Urban Cases of Ebola Outbreaks Discovered

The Ebola outbreak of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has entered a "new phase" following the first reported case of the deadly...
Rift Valley Fever

Lassa Fever Outbreak kills 22 people in Liberia

Liberian authorities on Wednesday confirmed 22 deaths have been recorded across the country following the outbreak of Lassa fever since January. In a statement, the...
refugees n queue

Study says more than 5.5 million people have been displaced by conflict in Africa

More than 5.5 million people have been internally displaced by conflict in sub-Saharan Africa in 2017, a new study released on Wednesday reveals. The report...
Ebola vaccine

Australian researcher finds a rapid test for Ebola

A new rapid-test kit for Ebola could help contain an outbreak of the deadly virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to latest...
bauxite mines

Environmentalists raise red flags over proposed bauxite mines in Ghana’s upland evergreen forest ...

Environmentalists in Ghana declared their opposition here on Thursday to government’s intention to award a mining lease for bauxite mining in Atiwa forest one...
Bank of Ghana

Top banking executive urges shakeup of Ghana’s central bank

As the Bank of Ghana intensified its efforts to sanitize the country’s banking industry a top banking executive urged the state here on Thursday...
Spare-parts

Experts urge swift reforms in Ghana’s mining industry

In the wake of extremely low dividends paid to Ghana by mining firms operating in the country, experts urged here on Wednesday for swift...
Bank of Zambia

Zambia sees demand for government securities rising in first quarter

Zambia saw demand for government securities rising in the first quarter of 2018, figures released by its central bank on Wednesday showed. According to the...
Gun

South African MPs want gun control to be prioritized

South African MPs on Wednesday called for gun control measures to be prioritized so as to stem the proliferation of illegal firearms that are...
Salva Kiir

South Sudanese leader urges regional support amid peace deal pressure

South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Wednesday urged countries in the region to continue supporting Juba amid pressure from the United States to reach...
South Africa

Calls mount for South Africa to expel Israel ambassador

South Africa's political and civil organizations continue to make calls on their government to expel the Israel ambassador from the country. This comes after Israel...
Photo taken on April 16, 2018 shows the newly built power poles factory along Yei road in Juba, capital of South Sudan. The South Sudan government on Monday launched a factory producing concrete poles that will facilitate an ambitious project done by a Chinese company to rehabilitate and expand the Power Distribution System in Juba, its capital. (Xinhua/Denis Elamu)

Chinese instill South Sudanese with technical skills

South Sudanese working at the new Chinese-built power poles plant in Juba are happy to learn new skills and working attitude from their Chinese...
manufacturing

Expert urges Africa to partner with China to boost manufacturing sector

A banking expert on Tuesday urged African nations to partner with China in order to boost their manufacturing sectors. Jeremy Stevens, an economist at the...
video

New Round of talks on Ethiopian dam resumes in Addis Ababa

A new round of talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) kicked off on Tuesday in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa with participation of...
Rain

Heavy rains disrupt Rwanda’s major cross-border activities

Heavy rains in Rwanda have disrupted cross-border activities along a road linking Uganda, following the tearing up of the road by the running water...

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