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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Flt Lt (rtd) Rawlings, Kabore unveil Thomas Sankara’s Statue

Former President Jerry John Rawlings on March 2, 2019 joined Burkinabe President Christian Mac Roch Kabore to unveiled a statue of late Burkinabe leader, Thomas Sankara, at a solemn...

Algerian protesters demand their ailing president steps down

Tens of thousands of protesters across Algeria have demanded their president, who turned 82 on Saturday, steps down immediately. Their anger was triggered after their ailing leader said he'd stand...

Somali forces end day-long Mogadishu siege

Somalia's special forces have killed all three gunmen who had taken over a building in central Mogadishu, using civilians as human shields, officials say. The attack, which killed 20 people,...

Son of Liberia’s ex-president arrested over the scandal of missing bank notes

The son of former President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has been arrested in the capital, Monrovia. Charles Sirleaf who was arrested last night was a Deputy Governor of the...

President Akufo-Addo congratulates President Macky Sall

President Akufo-Addo has congratulated Macky Sall on his re-election for a second successive seven-year term in office as President of the Republic of Senegal. President Akufo-Addo said that his re-election...

Somali militants holed up as battle rages in Mogadishu

Somalia's security forces are battling gunmen holed up in a building in Mogadishu, hours after a suicide car bomb attack on a busy street left at least seven people...

President Akufo-Addo congratulates Muhammadu Buhari on re-election victory

The President, Nana Addo Akufo-Addo has sent his congratulations to Muhammadu Buhari, who has been re-elected to a second term as Nigeria’s president. “The Ghanaian people, their government and I...

Tanzanian ref banned for life by Fifa for taking bribes

One of Tanzania's top referees has been handed a life ban from football after Fifa found him guilty of taking bribes. The case, opened in July 2018, was handled by...

Egypt train fire: Deadly blaze at Cairo’s main railway station

At least 20 people have been killed and 40 others injured by a large fire at the main railway station in Egypt's capital, Cairo, officials say. The National Railway Authority...

Buhari re-elected as Nigeria’s president

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has been re-elected for a second four-year term, the election commission says. The 76-year-old defeated his main rival, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, with a margin...

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Technical barriers to Trade must be stepping-stones–Prof Dodoo

For the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to succeed, countries must ensure that Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) become stepping-stones rather than obstacles,...

Gov’t introduces ‘One -Pupil-One-Cocoa Drink’ policy for school feeding program

Government of Ghana is implementing policies that will help instill the habit of cocoa consumption in the populace and will in the long run,...

Acting IGP directs speedy investigation into death of two policemen

The acting Inspector General of Police,  (IGP), has directed a speedy investigation into the death of two Policemen. The two officers were ‘killed’ at Manso...