Football – Gradel joins Bournemouth from Saint-Etienne

Football – Gradel joins Bournemouth from Saint-Etienne

Promoted Premier League side Bournemouth on Tuesday announced the signing of Ivory Coast forward Max-Alain Gradel from Saint-Etienne on a four-year contract. The deal sees Gradel, ...

Ghana annual inflation up by 0.2 percent in June

Ghana annual inflation up by 0.2 percent in June

Ghana year-on-year inflation rate stood at 17.1 percent in June, up by 0.2 percentage points from the 16.9 percent recorded in May, the statistics bureau said on Tuesday.According ...

Football – Marseille set to make Casco latest signing

Football – Marseille set to make Casco latest signing

Argentina defender Milton Casco is set to complete a move from Newell's Old Boys to Marseille, the French club announced on Tuesday. "The final details will be dealt with in the ...

UK: Ex-Tory leader faces ‘fraud investigation panel’ over Somalia oil

UK: Ex-Tory leader faces ‘fraud investigation panel’ over Somalia oil

Former leader of the British Tory party, Lord Howard, is to face ‘fraud investigation panel' probing alleged “corruption” at a Somali oil firm under his chairmanship, APA learns ...

Zimbabwe launches AU campaign to end child marriage

Zimbabwe launches AU campaign to end child marriage

Zimbabwe has launched the African Union's campaign to end child marriage in Africa, the AU said here on Monday in a statement. Zimbabwe is the 8th African nation to launch the AU ...

Malawi’s Mutharika in Zambia for state visit

Malawi’s Mutharika in Zambia for state visit

Malawi's President Peter Mutharika said Friday that his visit to neighbouring Zambia will further strengthen relations which date back a long period.Speaking upon his departure at ...

Namibian President leads land servicing campaign

Namibian President leads land servicing campaign

Namibia's President Hage Geingob has on Monday visited several areas in the nation's capital Windhoek to inspect the available land where the servicing of residential plots will ...

Gradel moves to the Premier League

Cote d'Ivoire international midfielder, Max Gradel, is set to joining newly promoted English Premier League side, AFC Bournemouth. The 27-year-old has agreed on his personal terms after signing a 4-year-deal and will be undergoing medical exams this week. His former Ligue 1 club, Saint-Etienne, have finally  more...

4 August 2015 at 10:32 am UTC

Lagos govt seals hotel, churches, mosque for air, noise pollution

The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) has sealed hotels, churches and mosques across the state for alleged air and noise pollution. Nigeria's Punch newspaper report on Tuesday said that more than 30 hotels, churches and mosques in Ketu, Ikorodu, Ibeju-Lekki, Victoria Island and Surulere  more...

August 4, 2015 at 11:41 am UTC

Botswana film-production firm receives African award

The chief executive of Botswana film production firm Dee-Zone Production, Thabiso Maretlwaneng has been awarded the 2015 African Achievers Award, APA learnt here on Tuesday.Speaking in an interview, Maretlwaneng explained that he was recognized for contributing to the development of Africa through television  more...

July 28, 2015 at 9:34 am UTC

Botswana: Hero’s welcome for 800m world champion

After beating 800m-world champion David Rudisha for the sixth time recently, hundreds of Batswana are expected to welcome Botswana's pride Nijel Amos at the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport on Tuesday.The Botswana National Sports Council (BNSC) official Dimpho Matlhare said together with Botswana  more...

4 August 2015 at 9:51 am UTC

Lesotho: Sale of free educational materials decried

Lesotho's Ministry of Education and Training has decried the unauthorized sale of education materials that are supposed to be freely offered by the government through School Supply Unit (SCU), APA can report.Cecilia Mahao from SSU said on Monday that they have discovered that the free educational materials  more...

3 August 2015 at 9:02 pm UTC

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