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Planning Minister lauds AU for honouring Kofi Annan posthumously

Professor George Gyan Baffour, the Minister of Planning, has lauded the African Union (AU) for posthumously honouring Mr Kofi Annan, former United Nations Secretary-General. The AU, at its Ninth High...

Tunis explosion: ‘Woman blows herself up’ in Tunisia

At least nine people were injured when a 30-year-old woman blew herself up in the centre of Tunisia's capital, Tunis, the interior ministry says. The ministry said the woman had...

Burkina Faso: Trade with Ghana to be strengthened

Boosting Trade and Investment between Accra and Ouagadougou dominated discussions during this year's Arts and Handicrafts fair in Burkina Faso. While Ghana's Ambassador to Burkina Faso, Naa Bolina Saaka urged...

SA minister ‘blackmailed over sex tape’

The spokesperson for South Africa's Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has said that "state security agents" hacked his phone and tried to blackmail him over the sexually explicit material...

Morocco abruptly drops clock change

Morocco has decided to scrap winter time and will instead keep its clocks at summer time, GMT+1, all year around. The announcement comes less than two days before the clocks...

ECOWAS needs functioning regional market – President Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo on Saturday reiterated the call for a functioning common regional market in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). He said a sub-regional market must be considered...

Congo ruling coalition rallies supporters before presidential election

KINSHASA - Tens of thousands of Congolese rallied on Saturday in support of President Joseph Kabila's preferred successor, two months before an election that could mark the country's first...

Ex-South African president De Klerk hospitalised for lung ailment

JOHANNESBURG - Former South African president and Nobel Peace Prize winner FW de Klerk has been hospitalised for a lung condition but is recovering and is expected to be...

Nigeria twins kidnapped before their wedding

Twin sisters who were about to get married were kidnapped over the weekend in Nigeria’s northern-western state of Zamfara, a local leader has confirmed to the BBC. Abubakar Muhammad, vice-chairman...

Ugandan celebrity mock wedding to pay Oxford University fees

A radio presenter in Uganda is to hold a mock ceremony to marry a friend on Friday - the catch is that guests have to pay to attend. That is...

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South Africa’s Zuma, back at inquiry, says his life is in danger

Former South African President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday he had received a death threat after his testimony the previous day to an inquiry...

Jobhouse Services unveils online career platform to improve job searches, recruitment

Jobhouse Services Limited a company offering temporary staffing and recruitment services in Ghana has launched www.xycareers.com/ghana, a new jobs and career coaching website aimed...