Egypt's economy is expected to grow 5.5 percent in the fiscal year that ends in June, according to economists polled by Reuters, a forecast slightly higher than the one offered by a survey three months ago but lower than the government's target. Egypt's non-oil private-sector activity contracted for the seventh...
According to the global health agency, World Health Organisation (WHO), Nigeria may be certified polio-free this December when it would have accomplished interruption of Wild Polio Virus (WPV) transmission for over three years. There is said to be an official 'certification' of polio eradication which would be conducted at...
U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter and White House advisor, Ivanka, is heading to the Ivory Coast to continue her four-day trip aimed at increasing economic opportunities for women in the West African region. Ivanka Trump, who serves as advisor to her father on economic empowerment, began her trip to the...
Mohammed Abdel Aty, Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation has announced that the Cairo ministerial meeting on negotiations for the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has been postponed. Abdel Aty said that the new appointment of the meetings have not been set, confirming that the negotiations of the GERD...
Police officers who break the law should be dealt with "swiftly" to maintain public trust in the sector. This is the advice from Eric Carter, the deputy chief of the Chicago Police Department, who spoke to Power FM on Friday. The Chicago cops are in South Africa to exchange...
The Zambian government says the bilateral relations shared between Finland and Zambia, will continued to be recognised and stand a taste of time. Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry, Christopher Yaluma, explains that the relationship between Zambia and the people of Finland is developmental and is a business oriented corporation...
Malawi has signed technical and commercial agreements with Mozambique for the sharing of power in a bid to address a chronic blackouts hitting the country that will give Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (Escom) an opportunity to buy 200 megawatts (MW) of power from the Southern Africa Power Pool...
Aker Energy, operator of the Deepwater Tano Cape Three Points (DWT/CTP) block, has pledged $4.5 million in support for the Accelerated Oil and Gas Capacity-Building (AOGC) programme in Ghana. The programme is designed to enhance the competences and expertise of Ghanaians in the oil and gas sector. Established in November...
Burkina Faso’s president has begun two-day official visit to Turkey, according to an official statement on Wednesday. Roch Marc Christian Kabore arrived in Turkey at the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said the Turkish Presidency Directorate of Communications in a statement. All aspects of the bilateral relations and the...
Ghana and the Czech Republic have signed a 47 million Euro credit facility to provide 50 steel bridges in selected communities across the country as part of infrastructure works. The Minister of Roads and Highways, Mr Akwasi Amoako-Atta, signed the agreement on behalf of government in Accra for the design,...