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Population dynamics central to Africa’s quest for sustainable development

Addressing inequalities across all sectors in Africa necessitates that the continent eliminates disparities in access to sexual and reproductive health and rights, and the attendant consequences of lack of...

World’s Best Teacher Peter Tabichi on how he reached the top

Kenyan Peter Tabichi, who has been teaching for 12 years, was recently named the best teacher in the world. The science teacher and Franciscan friar at the Keriko Mixed Day...

Omar al-Bashir’s brothers arrested as Sudan protests continue

Sudan's military rulers have arrested two brothers of deposed President Omar al-Bashir, as hundreds of people marched in the capital, Khartoum, calling for a swift handover of power to...

Mauritania to hold presidential election on June 22

Mauritanians will go to the polls in June to vote for a successor to President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, who is stepping down after his second and final term...

African Court judges to meet ECOWAS Court of Justice

 Judges from the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Court of Justice will meet in Abuja, Nigeria to enhance...

Egypt to hold referendum on extending Sisi’s rule on April 20-22

CAIRO - Egypt's election commission said on Wednesday that a referendum potentially allowing President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in office until 2030 will take place on April 20-22. The...

Ivory Coast destroys tonnes of dangerous rice rejected by Ghana

Officials in Ivory Coast are destroying 18,000 tonnes of rice that has been declared unfit for human consumption. The BBC reports that the shipment of rice, from Myanmar (also known...

Africa making progress in using STI to achieve SDGs but more still needs to...

The Africa Regional Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Forum was one of the pre-events of the fifth session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD 5) that...

Egypt’s president could stay in power until 2030

Egypt's parliament have approved amendments to the constitution that could keep President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in power until 2030. The reform must still be endorsed in a referendum which, if...

Sudan ex-President Omar al-Bashir moved to prison

Sudan's former President Omar al-Bashir has been moved to Kobar maximum security prison, days after he was deposed in a military coup. Reports say the ex-leader has until now been...

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NPA partners Korea Petroleum to improve product quality

Chief Executive of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) Hassan Tampuli, says the Authority is working hard to ensure petroleum products consumed by the public...

TEWU threatens strike over poor conditions of service

The Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU) has threatened to embark on a strike if the government fails to fix disparities in the conditions...

Driver in court for sexually assaulting girl, 14

A Cape Coast Circuit Court has granted a Gh¢20,000 bail to Kwame Tawiah, a 27-year-old Driver after he was put before them for allegedly...