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Namibia needs US$1.86 billion to tackle TB

Recent data commissioned by the Global TB Caucus presented Wednesday shows that Namibia will need at least 1.86 billion U.S. dollars to treat Tuberculosis...

Botswana launches emergency water security project

The World Bank and the Ministry of Land Management, Water and Sanitation Services of Botswana launched here the Botswana Emergency Water Security and Efficiency...

Prison riot in eastern Ethiopia leaves 1 dead

A prison riot in Harar city, 514 km east of Ethiopia's capital city Addis Ababa on Tuesday left one inmate dead and two prison...

Namibia resettled farmers to receive equipment, training to help improve production

Namibia's Agriculture Ministry on Tuesday launched a capacity building strategy for resettlement and Affirmative Action Loan Scheme (AALS) farmers which will see an increase...

Zambia’s airports operator sees rise in business

A Zambian government agency that manages airports said on Tuesday that it has recorded improved business in recent years, making it possible for the...
Kenyan Coat of arms

At least 8 killed in clashes in western Kenya

Authorities in Kenya's western region on Tuesday confirmed that eight people were killed in Bungoma country a suspected revenge attack. Bungoma County Commissioner Joshua Chepcheing'...
Maize

Kenyan traders intensify maize imports from Uganda

Maize traders in Kenya have stepped up the importation of cheap dry maize from Uganda as prices in East Africa's biggest economy remain high...
farmers

AfDB avails funds for Namibian farmers

Namibia's Agricultural Mechanisation and Seed Improvement Project (NAMSIP) will directly benefit 294,500 crop farmers and 10,000 livestock farmers, following the approval of funding from...
court

Somalia’s military court hands death sentence to Al-Shabaab convict

A military court in Somali capital of Mogadishu has sentenced an Al-Shabaab militant to death while it handed down a life imprisonment for another,...
food aid

Kenya urged to develop broad master plan for food security

A Kenyan expert on Tuesday urged the government to develop a comprehensive master plan that will demarcate counties into producing crops they have comparative...
SADC

Angola discusses SADC’s Rules of Origin

Angolan national trading operators are debating since Tuesday in Luanda the Rules of Origin of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), under the movement...
deforestation-

Private investor supports Ghana to restore 100,000 hectares of degraded forest

Forest plantation management company, Form International, through its local subsidiary, Form Ghana is teaming up with government of Ghana to restore 100,000 hectares or...
President Akufo-Addo delivering a speech at the graduation ceremony

Ghanaian president urges African governments to prioritize SDGs with urgency

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo on Monday challenged African governments to use the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to move the continent beyond aid. Speaking...
Hunger Report

AfDB approves new project to fight hunger in Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a new project aimed at transforming Africa's agriculture, a researcher said on Monday. Kenton Dashell, the International Institute...
Drugs

Rwanda launches digital portal for pharmaceutical services

Rwanda on Monday launched an online pharmaceutical regulatory services portal aimed at increasing efficiency and transparency of pharmaceutical services. The online portal named Pharmaceutical Regulatory...
Ghana Police

Ghana:Unknown Gunmen Kill Four in Nanjon

Unidentified gunmen opened fire in a market, killing four people and injuring 10 others late Sunday in the northern Ghana town of Nanjon, police...
Swine flu

Ghana on high alert after reported cases of swine flu

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has warned of an outbreak of swine flu, or H1N1, in the country, local media reported on Monday. The alert...
Pan African Women’s Ecumenical Empowerment Network

Youth Leaders Encourage Women to Play Active Role in Decision Making

For real development to be realized in Africa, women need to be given their rightful place at the decision making table at country and...
Corruption

Ghana’s economic development agenda would be a pipe-dream if corruption persists-stakeholders

Government’s quest to develop an economy of Ghana hat would not depend on aid (Ghana-beyond-aid) would become a pipe-dream if pervasive corruption is allowed...
Sexual harassment seems to be on the rise in Kenya's Silicon Savannah. Photo: KenyaForum

Ghana’s chief anti-corruption official urges action against workplace sexual harassment

The chief anti-corruption official of Ghana on Friday called for urgent action against work place sexual harassment in the country. The Director of Anti-Corruption Department...

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