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Cocoa has been the main cash crop for ghana.

Ghana prepares of launch major cash crop booster program

Government of Ghana expects to launch a major program this year to boost the production of cash crops and create jobs in the...

Revenue Mobilization in Africa Goes Up

The mobilization of domestic resources is improving steadily in African countries, said a new report launched on Thursday at AU headquarters in Ethiopia's capital...

China auto sales rise 5.7 percent in September

China's auto sales increased 5.7 percent year-on-year in September, data from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) showed Thursday. Some 2.71 million vehicles were...

Expert urges Africa to make agribusiness more competitive

An international food policy expert on Thursday urged African countries to increase competitiveness in agribusinesses in a bid to sustain food security and increasing...
cybercrime

UN to assist Kenya to develop cybercrime laws

The UN specialized agency on information communication and technology (ICT) said Thursday that it is providing technical support to Kenya to assist the country...
electricity

Power tariffs fall in Kenya as geothermal production peaks

Electricity tariffs in Kenya are on a downward path as the East African nation steps up geothermal production. Production of the cheaper source of electricity...

Namibia’s annual inflation rate slows to 5.6 percent in September

Namibia's annual inflation rate slowed to 5.6 percent in September from the 6.9 percent registered in September last year, according to the country's statistics...
Hailemariam Desalegn

Ethiopian PM reaffirms keen interest to strengthen Egypt ties

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Wednesday reaffirmed his country's keen interest to strengthen ties with Egypt. Desalegn, in his discussion with Aboubakr Hefny, Egyptian...

Namibia kick starts 2017 Hygiene Promotion Month

The City of Windhoek municipality in partnership with United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and Namibia Red Cross Society kick started a health campaign on...

Angola,Guangdong and Macao to Talk Trade and Investment

The president of the Angola-China Chamber of Commerce said Wednesday that businessmen from Angola, China's Guangdong and Macao will meet to discuss trade and...
video

Life in the future: Hangzhou computing conference 2017

Nearly 50,000 visitors are expected at a computing conference, held in east China's Hangzhou City, showing what life could be like in the future. The...
Film

Will Hollywood indie films fade to black after Harvey Weinstein’s sexual scandal exposure?

There is widespread speculation in the Hollywood film industry that the fall of Hollywood kingmaker, Harvey Weinstein, and the slow decline of The Weinstein...

Death toll rises to 16 after prison riot in northern Mexico

The death toll from Tuesday's riot at the Cadereyta prison in northern Mexico rose to 16 on Wednesday, the prosecutor-general of the state of...
Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff attends a Senate impeachment trial in Brasilia, Brazil, Aug. 29, 2016. Brazilian leader Dilma Rousseff, twice elected president as the candidate of a left-leaning alliance led by the Workers' Party (PT), will undergo one of the most critical moments of her political career. (Xinhua/Li Ming)

Brazilian court blocks assets of former president Dilma Rousseff

Brazil's Federal Court of Accounts (TCU) on Wednesday blocked assets belonging to the former president, Dilma Rousseff, for her alleged role in a 2006...
British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street for Prime Minister's questions at the House of parliament in London, Britain, Feb. 8, 2017. The British House of Commons on Wednesday night passed the Brexit Bill which gives the British government the power to begin the formal process of Britain leaving the European Union. (Xinhua/Tim Ireland)

Government approach to Brexit immigration biggest political mistake – mayor

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan Wednesday accused Theresa May's government of ducking the issue of immigration as the country prepares to leave the European...
fire

Death toll climbs to 21 in California wildfires

The series of deadly wildfires in northern California have claimed 21 lives, Californian Governer's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) told a press conference...

2 terrorist leaders arrested in Libya’s Misrata

Two terrorist leaders were arrested on Wednesday in the Libyan city of Misrata, some 200 km east of the capital Tripoli, according to a...
Angola

Angolan Attorney General’s Office staff threatens indefinite strike

The National Union of Judicial and Administrative Staff of the Attorney General's Office threatens to go on strike for an indeterminate period if the...
The kitchen should not be the only place for girls

Kenya marks girls’ day with call to end abuse

Kenya on Wednesday marked the International Day of the Girl Child with a rallying call to end their abuse and discrimination. The 2017 International Day...
Job

Botswana minister praises China’s efforts in job creation

Botswana's labor minister on Wednesday urged African countries to "benchmark on" China in creating jobs. "Unemployment and the need to create employment, whether in the...

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