Swaziland: Gov’t reacts to avert looming chaos at Parliament opening

Swaziland: Gov’t reacts to avert looming chaos at Parliament opening

In a quick reaction to threats by civil servants to disrupt Parliament opening on Friday, the Swaziland government has issued a statement promising a quick release of the salary ...

Ghana: January inflation rate shoots up to 19 percent

Ghana: January inflation rate shoots up to 19 percent

Ghana's monthly consumer inflation rate for January 2016 has shot up from 17.7 percent in December 2015 to 19.00 percent in January, APA learns here. Ghana's Deputy Government ...

Africities 2015: Congolese capital chosen to host 2018 Africities summit

Africities 2015: Congolese capital chosen to host 2018 Africities summit

Brazzaville, the Congolese capital has been confirmed as the next host of the eight Africities Summit of African mayors and local authorities in 2018. The Congolese capital was ...

Ghanaian leader reaffirms gov’t's commitment against HIV/AIDS

Ghanaian leader reaffirms gov’t's commitment against HIV/AIDS

Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama has reaffirmed his government's commitment to fighting the spread of HIV/AIDS, saying there was an urgent need to improve on the gains made in ...

Police shooting, violent clashes in central Ghana dominate Thursday press

Police shooting, violent clashes in central Ghana dominate Thursday press

The shooting to death of two teachers by the police and violent inter-communal clashes in central Ghana on Thursday dominated the Ghanaian media. The Daily Graphic said three people ...

Africities 2015: Youth getting bolder, Jo’burg mayor tells APA

Africities 2015: Youth getting bolder, Jo’burg mayor tells APA

Young people in South Africa and elsewhere in Africa are getting bolder in determining what is best for their countries, a momentum which should be given further impetus, ...

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The pitch about Outernet: Information for the World from Outer Space. Unrestricted, globally accessible, broadcast data. Quality content from all over the Internet. Available to all ...

Press focuses on arrest of oil pipeline bomber, probe of land grabbers

The arrest of the suspected mastermind of the bombing of oil pipelines in Bayelsa state and the planned probe of former leaders for grabbing lands and distorting Abuja master plan dominate the headlines in Nigerian newspapers on Thursday. This Day newspaper reported that the Joint Task Force in the Niger  more...

February 11, 2016 at 12:00 pm UTC

Swaziland: Gov’t reacts to avert looming chaos at Parliament opening

In a quick reaction to threats by civil servants to disrupt Parliament opening on Friday, the Swaziland government has issued a statement promising a quick release of the salary review report, APA reports here Thursday. The media statement received 30 minutes ago and signed by the Principal Secretary in the  more...

February 11, 2016 at 12:01 pm UTC

Ghana: January inflation rate shoots up to 19 percent

Ghana's monthly consumer inflation rate for January 2016 has shot up from 17.7 percent in December 2015 to 19.00 percent in January, APA learns here. Ghana's Deputy Government Statistician, Mr. BaahWiredu, Thursday revealed at a news conference in Accra that this represents 1.3 percent increment in  more...

February 11, 2016 at 11:29 am UTC

Ghana: Medeama football club win FA Super Cup

Ghana's Medeama Sporting Club were on Sunday evening crowned winners of the 2015 season Super Cup following a 1-0 victory over Ashanti Gold FC. The FA Cup winners put up a sterling performance to snatch the cup from the League champions in a match that saw the two teams displaying enterprising football. The  more...

February 8, 2016 at 12:16 pm UTC

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