Benin discards “resource guzzling” parastatals

Benin discards “resource guzzling” parastatals

The government of Benin has decided to do away with several parastatals created under erstwhile President Boni Yayi which are deemed to be surplus to requirement and therefore ...

Senegal’s leader applauds EPA negotiations process

Senegal’s leader applauds EPA negotiations process

Senegalese President, Macky Sall has warmly welcomed on Thursday the spirit of compromise that guided the process of negotiations of the Economic Partnership Agreements signed ...

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 ...

Ghana‘s GDP slips to 3.9 percent in 2015-Official

Ghana‘s GDP slips to 3.9 percent in 2015-Official

Ghana's gross domestic product (GDP) has reduced from 4 percent in 2014 to 3.9 percent in 2015, APA learns here. This was attributed to the decline in the country's export of key ...

Ghana: Voter registration exercise dominates media

Ghana: Voter registration exercise dominates media

The opening of the Ghanaian voters register to newly qualified voters dominated Ghanaian media on Friday.The Daily Guide said chaos hit the registration exercise as two logos of the ...

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 ...

Morocco dismantles suspected terror cell

A suspected terror cell composed of three individuals in the northeastern town of Nador has been dismantled by Moroccan security services, the Interior Ministry revealed on Friday. Those arrested allegedly pledged allegiance to DAECH whose leaders have given orders to establish an emirate in northern Morocco  more...

April 29, 2016 at 5:15 pm UTC

Benin discards “resource guzzling” parastatals

The government of Benin has decided to do away with several parastatals created under erstwhile President Boni Yayi which are deemed to be surplus to requirement and therefore incurring unnecessary spending.This includes the Office of the Auditor General, created from the ashes of the defunct State  more...

April 29, 2016 at 4:27 pm UTC

Mozambique: Ports and railway firm posts positive results for 2015

Mozambique's Ports and Railways Company, (CFM) says it posted positive operation results from last year to the tune of $55 million against $41 million in 2014.This represents a 13 percent improvement from the previous year despite the ongoing crisis plaguing the global economy, CFM said in a statement after  more...

April 29, 2016 at 5:26 pm UTC

S/Africa committed to target of zero malaria by 2018 – Officials

Observing World Malaria Day on Monday, South Africa's Department of Health said the government has plans to eliminate malaria by achieving zero cases of locally transmitted malaria in the country by 2018.This year's World Malaria Day, themed “End Malaria for Good,” is being commemorated to highlight  more...

April 25, 2016 at 2:18 pm UTC

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