Ghana to implement free senior high school programme

Ghana is planning to make senior high school free for all teenagers, whatever their background, in a move experts say could transform the lives...

World Banking Conference: ECOWAS advised to forgo common currency plan

West African countries have been advised to abandon the proposed common currency and rather leverage on digital financial technology to boost trade within the...

World Bank to unveil study on profitable, affordable electricity in Africa

A new World Bank study on how Africa’s electricity providers can be profitable and still make electricity affordable at African Utility is expected to...

Xenophobia: Nigeria, South Africa set up early warning alerts

Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama says Nigeria and South Africa have set up a 24-hour early warning system to protect Nigerians from unwarranted attacks. Onyeama...

See Boko haram mocking African Special Forces in a new video

The Boko Haram insurgent group has released a new video showing its attack on African Forces and the seizure of some war equipment. The lead...

Nigeria advocate for promotion of women’s property rights

Nigeria has led advocacy campaign for the promotion of women’s property rights in Africa, a panacea to achieving women economic empowerment. The Senior Special Assistant...

UAE to expand trade ties with Asia, Africa

The United Arab Emirates, one of the Middle East's largest economies, wants to expand trade ties with faster growing nations in Asia and Africa,...

Trump: South African women’s group cancels New York plans

A South African women's rights group has pulled out of key meetings next week at the United Nations in opposition to policies of U.S....

Gambia to investigate ex-president Jammeh’s personal finances

Gambia's government will launch an investigation into the finances of former long-standing president Yahya Jammeh including the personal use of a charity bank account...

African Airlines had the best safety performance in 2016

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Friday said that Sub-Saharan Africa had its best safety performance within the last decade in 2016.IATA said...

Ethiopia Airlines lands Dreamliner at Kaduna airport

The Ethiopian Airlines successfully landed its aircraft at the Kaduna International airport today, hours before the planned shutdown of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport,...

South African poet, activist Breytenbach to be awarded in Poland

A jury in Warsaw on Monday named South African writer and anti-apartheid activist Breyten Breytenbach as the recipient of the 2017 Zbigniew Herbert International...

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