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Thousands gather to bid farewell to Kenya’s longest serving leader Moi

Tens of thousands of Kenyans are gathered at an open air stadium on Tuesday for the state funeral of Daniel Arap Moi, the country’s longest serving president, who died...

ECOWAS, UNOWAS and ISS to Resolve Farmer-Herder Conflicts in West Africa

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) are charting the part towards the resolution of Farmer-Herder...

Ghana, AU sign AfCFTA Host Country Agreement

The African Union and the Government of Ghana on Monday signed the Host Country Agreement of the African Continental Free Trade Area Secretariat (AfCFTA) that provides the legal framework...

President Akufo-Addo named “Champion Of The African Union Financial Institutions”

The 33rd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Governments of the African Union has appointed President Akufo-Addo as “Champion of the African Union Financial Institutions”. The...

Plans to put in place East African single currency by 2024 underway

The East African Community Partner States are in the process of harmonizing critical policies and putting in place the requisite institutions to attain a single currency for the region...

Zimbabwe to arrest traders transacting in US dollars

Zimbabwe’s Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube has warned that traders who continue to demand payment in US dollars will face prosecution. In June, the country abandoned the use of the US...

President Akufo-Addo attends 33rd AU Summit in Addis Ababa

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured the Assembly of Heads of State and Governments of the African Union that the Secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade...

Botswana auctions off permits to hunt elephants

Botswana held its first auctions for the right to hunt elephants since lifting a ban last year. The country has some 130,000 elephants, the largest population in the world. The government...

Rawlings urges Togo to uphold democratic principles

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has urged the leadership of Togo and the political opposition to uphold democratic principles and the rule of law as the country draws closer...

Equatorial Guinea donates $2m to China to help combat coronavirus

The government of Equatorial Guinea has announced a solidarity contribution of $2 million to China over the rampaging coronavirus outbreak. The decision was reached after a cabinet meeting this week....

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Africa

2020 marks 60 years of diplomatic ties between Ghana and China

The Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, his excellency Shi Ting Wang has made it known to both the Ghanaian and the Chinese community that this...

Bugatti seized in Zambia over possible money laundering

Authorities in Zambia have seized a Bugatti Veyron that was imported into the country on Monday, pending investigations into possible money laundering. “The vehicle has...

World

COVID-19 latest: Greece confirms first case as coronavirus spreads across Europe

Greece confirmed its first case of COVID-19 and a teacher in France died on Wednesday as Europe scrambles to deal with the biggest cluster...

COVID-19: First French citizen dies as German man remains in critical condition

A man has died in France after contracting coronavirus, making him the first French national to die from the illness. The French health ministry announced...