Namibian team in Ghana to strengthen ties

Namibian team in Ghana to strengthen ties

A high-powered Namibian delegation is in Ghana to hold talks with Ghanaian authorities and other stakeholders on the theme: “Strengthening Namibia-Ghana Relationship on Trade and Economic Development”.Led by Mr. Willem Gaeimann, the Permanent Secretary at the Namibian Ministry of Works

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Convicted former UBS trader to be freed from UK immigration centre

Convicted former UBS trader to be freed from UK immigration centre

The convicted former UBS trader Kweku Adoboli is to be released from detention at an immigration removal centre near Heathrow while he awaits a judicial review of his deportation. Adoboli said he expected to be freed on Tuesday after a judge ruled

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Sierra Leone cancels $300m airport deal with China

Sierra Leone cancels $300m airport deal with China

ierra Leone has nixed plans to build a controversial, $318 million airport outside the capital of Freetown with a Chinese company and funded by Chinese loans.The mega project, which was due to be completed in 2022, had been commissioned by

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Zimbabwe’s KFC ‘has no money to buy chickens’

Zimbabwe’s KFC ‘has no money to buy chickens’

Leading fast food chains in Zimbabwe have shut their doors as the cash crunch in the country worsens – just two months after President Emmerson Mnangagwa won elections. KFC put up notices at its branches in the capital, Harare, and

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Ghana 7th wealthiest African country

Ghana 7th wealthiest African country

Ghana has been ranked the seventh wealthiest country in Africa, with a total wealth of 63 billion dollars (US$63bn) as of December 2017.The figures were contained in The AfrAsia Bank Africa Wealth Report 2018 published in September. The report covers

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Libyan forces capture Egyptian jihadist al-Ashmawy

Libyan forces capture Egyptian jihadist al-Ashmawy

Libya National Army shared a picture of Hisham al-Ashmawy on Facebook Security forces in Libya have captured one of Egypt’s most wanted jihadists during an operation in the eastern port city of Darnah. Hisham al-Ashmawy, a former army officer, is

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Nigeria election: Oby Ezekwesili to stand for president

Nigeria election: Oby Ezekwesili to stand for president

Nigeria’s presidential election was shaping up to be a contest between two veteran male politicians, but the candidacy of Oby Ezekwesili could change that. Women have run for the presidency before but she is the most prominent Nigerian woman to

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Mozambique jihadist attacks ‘have killed 90’

Mozambique jihadist attacks ‘have killed 90’

The Mozambican authorities say 90 people have died in all since Islamist militants attacks began last year in the north of the northern province of Cabo Delgado. The group, known locally as al-Shabab, was formed in 2015 as a religious

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Zambia deports PLO Lumumba over lecture on China influence in Africa

Zambia deports PLO Lumumba over lecture on China influence in Africa

Kenyan law professor and former director of the anti-corruption commission PLO Lumumba was on Saturday refused entry to Zambia due to “security considerations,” authorities said. Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba, director of the Kenya School of Laws, had been due to

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Two Nigerian military aircraft collide in Abuja, one dead

Two Nigerian military aircraft collide in Abuja, one dead

Nigerian air force spokesperson Ibikunle Daramola confirmed two military aircrafts on Friday collided while rehearsing for an air display over Abuja, and one pilot was killed. Daramola told Xinhua the crash occurred as the two jets were rehearsing for Nigeria’s

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