Archbishop of Canterbury praises Ghana’s religious tolerance

Archbishop of Canterbury praises Ghana’s religious tolerance

The visiting Archbishop of the Canterbury Justin Welby on Friday commended the religious tolerance in Ghana and urged leaders to keep up the tradition.“I am impressed by the ...

10 killed in triple bomb attacks in Gombe

10 killed in triple bomb attacks in Gombe

Despite the ongoing ceasefire with the insurgents, a triple bomb attack hit a bus station on Friday in Gombe in north-eastern Nigeria killing 10 people and injuring more than 34 ...

ECOWAS, Ghana laud General Gowon’s regional integration vision

ECOWAS, Ghana laud General Gowon’s regional integration vision

The ECOWAS Commission and Ghana, the current ECOWAS Chairman of ECOWAS, have paid glowing tributes to Nigeria's former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, for his pioneering role ...

UNDP trains Nigerians on efficient use of energy

UNDP trains Nigerians on efficient use of energy

The United Nations Development Programme's Global Environment Facility Energy Efficiency Programme (UNDP-GEF) has trained more than 2,000 Nigerians on efficient use of energy to ...

Two more floating corpses recovered on Lake Rweru in southern Rwanda

Two more floating corpses recovered on Lake Rweru in southern Rwanda

Bodies of two unidentified men have been recovered this week by security agencies floating in Lake Rweru located in southern Rwanda, bringing the total to seven corpses that have ...

Ex-Botswana leader blames ruling party leadership for poor election results

Ex-Botswana leader blames ruling party leadership for poor election results

Former Botswana President Sir Ketumile Masire has blamed the current leadership of the ruling BDP led by President Ian Khama for the party's poor performance in the just ended ...

Gambian leader tours rice projects to assess Vision 2016

Gambian leader tours rice projects to assess Vision 2016

The Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh on Thursday began a tour of the country to assess Vision 2016 rice fields located in the Central River Region (CRR). According to a press release ...

Archbishop of Canterbury praises Ghana’s religious tolerance

The visiting Archbishop of the Canterbury Justin Welby on Friday commended the religious tolerance in Ghana and urged leaders to keep up the tradition.“I am impressed by the religious tolerance prevailing in Ghana which is worthy of emulation�, Welby said when he conferred with Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur at the Flagstaff House in Accra. According to him the Anglican Church in Ghana continues ...

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10 killed in triple bomb attacks in Gombe

Despite the ongoing ceasefire with the insurgents, a triple bomb attack hit a bus station on Friday in Gombe in north-eastern Nigeria killing 10 people and injuring more than 34 others.The Public Relations Officer of Nigeria's National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in Gombe, Mr. Manzo Ezekiel, confirmed the attack on Friday and noted that casualty could increase. The agency said that the insurgents' ...

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ECOWAS, Ghana laud General Gowon’s regional integration vision

The ECOWAS Commission and Ghana, the current ECOWAS Chairman of ECOWAS, have paid glowing tributes to Nigeria's former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, for his pioneering role and immense contributions to the integration of the region. A statement by the ECOWAS Commission on Friday in Abuja noted that the President of the ECOWAS Commission, Mr. Kadré Desire Ouédraogo, recalled during a joint courtesy ...

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UNDP trains Nigerians on efficient use of energy

The United Nations Development Programme's Global Environment Facility Energy Efficiency Programme (UNDP-GEF) has trained more than 2,000 Nigerians on efficient use of energy to make them less dependent on electricity.The National Project Coordinator of the UNDP-GEF, Mr. Etiosa Uyigue, told journalists in Lagos on Friday that the training was to sensitise Nigerians on the importance of embracing energy ...

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Two more floating corpses recovered on Lake Rweru in southern Rwanda

Bodies of two unidentified men have been recovered this week by security agencies floating in Lake Rweru located in southern Rwanda, bringing the total to seven corpses that have been so far recovered on the lake. Local media in Kigali reports Friday that the decomposing bodies floating on the water surface have been retrieved and those counted since these series of unidentified bodies came to the spotlights ...

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Ex-Botswana leader blames ruling party leadership for poor election results

Former Botswana President Sir Ketumile Masire has blamed the current leadership of the ruling BDP led by President Ian Khama for the party's poor performance in the just ended general elections, APA learns here on Friday. Masire made the remarks on Thursday whilst speaking to Gabz FM radio station in Gaborone following the swearing-in ceremony of the new members of parliament. He added that although the ...

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Gambian leader tours rice projects to assess Vision 2016

The Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh on Thursday began a tour of the country to assess Vision 2016 rice fields located in the Central River Region (CRR). According to a press release issued by the presidency, President Jammeh accompanied by a team of agriculture experts from South Africa and officials of the Ministry of Agriculture left Banjul on Thursday morning to visit the rice fields in Sapu and Jahally ...

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Nigerian bourse eyes listing of telecom companies

The Chief Executive officer of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Mr. Oscar Onyema, says the Exchange is making progress in its bid to persuade the nation's four telecommunications firms - MTN, Glo, Airtel ...

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W/Bank Pledges additional $100m to Ebola-stricken courtiers

The World Bank on Friday announced an additional $100 million funding in its Ebola crisis response to speed up deployment of foreign health workers to the three worst-affected countries in West Africa. The Washington-based lender said in a statement that the announcement had increased the World Bank's funding for the Ebola fight over the last three months in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to more than $500 ...

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Rwanda: Mountain gorillas go on the rampage

Eight mountain gorillas that escaped from their sanctuary in Volcanoes National Park, in northern Rwanda had gone on the rampage invading farms and houses, APA can confirm. “At dawn on Thursday eight gorillas escaped from the park to invade the population in Shingiro area, in the district of Muzanze�, Kigali Today reported. According to the head of the Shingiro administrative area, Aimable Iyakaremye, ...

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