Ghana: US support $150m solar project dominates media

Ghana: US support $150m solar project dominates media

A $150 million solar project from the United States Trade and Development Agency to Ghana on Friday dominated the Ghanaian newspapers.The Daily Graphic said the solar project would ...

Africa urged to invest in youth to meet development goals

Africa urged to invest in youth to meet development goals

The second session of the African Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD 2016) ended in the Egyptian capital Cairo on Thursday with an urgent emphasis on the need for ...

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 ...

Senegal’s national dialogue opens on 28 May

Senegal’s national dialogue opens on 28 May

The national dialogue between the government and the political, economic, religious and civil society groups which the Senegalese head of State, Macky Sall announced in late April ...

ICC writes to Uganda over Bashir Visit

ICC writes to Uganda over Bashir Visit

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has on Thursday written to the Government of Uganda, demanding for an explanation as to why it refused to fulfill one of its obligations as ...

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 ...

Ghana: Black Satellite face Ethiopia in AYC qualifier

Ghana's Under 20 team, the Black Satellites, will on Sunday face their Ethiopian counterparts in faraway Addis Ababa in their first African Youth Championship (AYC) qualifier.As a result, the Ghanaian contingent has left Accra on Thursday evening for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to battle it out with their East  more...

May 20, 2016 at 11:03 am UTC

Senior ANC official calls for end to harassment of finance minister

South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) chief whip in Parliament, Jackson Mthembu, has called for an end to the recent “lies peddled about the Finance Minister (Pravin Gordhan) suggesting that he had been involved in criminal activity.” Following press reports of plans to arrest Gordhan over  more...

May 20, 2016 at 10:46 am UTC

NASCON to restore operations in vegetable-oil, tomato paste plants

NASCON Allied Industries says it is evolving strategies that will allow it to put its shut vegetable-oil plant in Lagos and tomato paste plant in Ogun back in operation. Mrs. Yemisi Ayeni, the company's new Chairperson, made the promise at the 2015 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the company held on Thursday  more...

May 20, 2016 at 10:56 am UTC

Mozambique on yellow fever alert after outbreak in Angola, DRC, Kenya

Mozambican health authorities have warned citizens against an outbreak of yellow fever in some African countries, with particular Angola where more than 2,500 cases have been recorded and 200 have died. National director of health Francisco Mbofana said urged Mozambicans to be on high alert due to the strong  more...

May 20, 2016 at 10:50 am UTC

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