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Caretaker Trade Minister urges Private Sector to own AfCFTA Agenda

By Felix Cofie Caretaker Minister for Trade and Industries, Samuel Abu Jinapor, has urged the Private sector in Ghana and in Africa to own the AfCFTA Agenda to boost Intra-African trade and Africa’s prosperity within the context of the African...

AFCON 2025: Morocco Makes Strong Bid To host African Cup Of Nations

By Napoleon Ato Kittoe After Guinea was stripped of its rights to host the AFCON in 2025, the African Football Confederation (CAF) had to restart procedures to select a host. Many countries declared official interest in hosting the event, amongst...

UNICEF advocates release of 13 Children abducted in Democratic Republic of Congo’s Eastern region

The United Nations Children’s Agency, UNICEF, has called for the release of 13 children who were abducted during a deadly attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Eastern region this month. In a statement, the Agency said 11 boys...

Former President Mahama chastises African Presidents who cling unto power beyond age 80

Former President John Dramani Mahama says African leaders beyond the age of 80 have no business clinging to power. According to him, such old leaders easily lose their thoughts and are unable to make any meaningful decisions to help to...

Woman told to pay ex-fiancé for breaking his heart

A Ugandan woman who broke up with her fiancé has been ordered to pay him financial damages for psychological anguish. The court in Kanungu said Richard Tumwine paid 9.4m shillings ($2,550; £2,060) for Fortunate Kyarikunda's law studies, which she must...

Dozens of Fulani herders killed in Nigeria explosion

The authorities in Nigeria say at least 27 Fulani herders were killed in an explosion near the border between the central states of Nasarawa and Benue on Tuesday. The police say they are investigating the cause of the explosion. The area...

Uganda starts first oil drilling operations

Uganda will start drilling its first oil well in the Kingfisher oil field today. According to the state petroleum agency by 2025 the first of a potential one point four billion barrels of oil will be pumped from wells...

Moroccan Parliament to Reconsider Relations with European Parliament

Rabat - The Moroccan Parliament has announced its decision to reconsider its relations with the European Parliament (EP) and to subject them to an overall assessment, in order to take appropriate decisions, following the latest positions of the European...

Uganda to start drilling first oil well

SOURCE: BBC NEWS Uganda will on Tuesday start drilling its first oil well in the Kingfisher oil field, the state petroleum agency said. It is hoped that by 2025 the first of a potential 1.4 billion barrels of oil will...

SA woman sentenced to 20 years imprisonment for trying to sell albino child to traditional healer

A 34-year-old South African woman who reportedly tried to sell an albino child to a traditional healer has been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment by a Court in northern KwaZulu-Natal. The woman reportedly wanted the traditional healer to pay 100...

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10 reasons to visit Kakum National Park in Ghana

By: Seli Baisie I know the holiday season is over but if you are feeling a little adventurous and want...

CHAN 2022: Black Galaxies crash out, hosts march onward

By Emmanuel Yaw Nkansah  The quarterfinal matches of the ongoing African Nations Championship have all been honored and, yeah, the Black Galaxies are out....

Bisa Kdei hosts fans and top industry players at “Original” album

Ghanaian Highlife star Bisa Kdei has successfully staged the listening party for his fourth studio album, titled "Original," in the United Kingdom (UK). The one-off...

About 4,000 Burkinabes seek asylum in Ghana’s Bawku West District

At least 4,000 Burkina Faso nationals are seeking refuge in some parts of the Bawku West District of the Upper East Region, following terrorists’...

Police Inspector who left Gun in “trotro” interdicted

The Police Officer who left his rifle in a commercial vehicle after allegedly collecting a GH¢100 bribe from the Driver has been interdicted. Inspector Sulemana...