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Monday, October 23, 2017

Transforming agriculture in Africa

The African rural world is one I know well. I grew out of rural poverty myself and went to a rural school without electricity...

Kenya bans protests in cities amid election fallout

Kenya has banned protests in three major city centres following weeks of demonstrations by opposition supporters. Fred Matiangi, acting internal security minister, said rallies are banned...

South Africa: Rural folk depend on groundwater drawn from local river’s dry bed

It is a sunny and windy early afternoon in GaKhunwana village in North West. Khunwana is a populated place in North-West, South Africa Kuli Lebakeng puts on her...

Facebook hosts Kenyan Group leaders to foster new connections

Facebook today hosted a gathering of group leaders from some of Kenya’s largest and most diverse Facebook Group communities, all representing a wide range...

George Weah succeeds Johnson Sirleaf as Liberian President?

Liberia’s election results were delayed on Wednesday by hitches at a number of polling stations, with Vice President Joseph Boakai and footballer George Weah...
Rex Nijhof, General Manager, Kigali Marriott Hotel receiving the award

Kigali Marriott Hotel Clinches Two Awards at the World Travel Awards

Kigali Marriott Hotel was recognized as Rwanda’s Leading Business Hotel and Rwanda’s Leading City Hotel at the prestigious World Travel Awards, Africa 2017. The...

Canada calls on Kenya to ensure free, fair and peaceful presidential elections

World Affairs Canada today issued the following statement: "As a democracy activist, Canada calls on Kenyan leaders and all of its citizens to ensure that...

Devote more time to work instead of prayers, Yoweri Museveni tells Ugandans

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has urged his compatriots to spend more time working, not praying. The president said the people’s fundamental mission on earth was...

As Johnson Sirleaf exits, Liberians thankful for peace, excited about change

After a dozen years of recovery under Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for helping bring peace after civil war turned...

Congo militants ambush and kill travelers in northeast- lawmakers

Militants ambushed a group of about 30 civilians in northeastern Congo and killed many of them before fighting a fierce battle with the army,...

Akufo-Addo Says He Is Devastated By Atomic Junction Gas Explosion

President Nana Akufo-Addo says he is devastated by Saturday night’s gas explosion at Madina Atomic Junction, which  has killed 5 people and left scores...

Atomic Gas Explosion: 7 dead, 132 injured – Government

The Government has confirmed that seven people have so far died in Saturday’s gas explosion at Atomic Junction. In a statement signed by Information Minister...

Jail time for sextape extortionist

A  Durban man who had sex with a local male doctor, then blackmailed him with video evidence in order to extort money, was sentenced...

Africa World Airlines joins IATA

IATA welcomes Africa World Airlines as their newest IATA Member in the West Africa Region. Africa World Airlines (AWA), an indigenous Ghanaian airline, has once...

MTN promotes Ghana CEO to regional Vice President

MTN Ghana CEO Ebenezer Asante has been announced as the new Vice President (VP) of MTN Group’s altered Southern and East Africa and Ghana...
Off-grid Solar set to triple in Africa [

Off-grid Solar set to triple in Africa

Off- grid solar will bring basic electricity services to almost 70 million more people in Asia and sub Saharan Africa A new report has...
Chris Bredenhann, PwC Africa Advisory Oil & Gas Leader

African national oil companies need to brace up for future challenges-PwC

NOCs across Africa have an enormous opportunity to secure a more sustainable future by transforming into “national energy companies” (‘NECs’), escaping the economic trap...

I didn’t lie for votes – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo is optimistic of delivering on all the promises he made during the 2016 election campaign period, to demonstrate that not all...

Jealousy, backbiting and gossip is collapsing my school – Kwaku Manu

Kumawood actor Kwaku Manu has revealed that his educational complex based in the Ashanti region is on the verge of collapse. Manu, who is one...

Seven women from one family killed in South Africa

Gunmen have shot dead seven women from the same family in a village in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province, local media reports. The unknown gunmen stormed...