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Nigerian troops

Nigerian troops operating in oil rich Rivers State has uncovered a massive illegal oil bunkering site located one kilometer along the Nigerian Ports Authority...
First Capital Plus' new status brings the total number of commercial banks in the country to 27.

The commercial banks and other micro-finance institutions in Mozambique will from now on be able to access detailed information of their clients, after the...
Land

The South African government has missed the targets to settle land claims by 41 percent and finalise land claims by 77 percent for the...
elections

A 75-year-old candidate barred by Ghana's Electoral Commission (EC) by virtue of his age to contest the just ended District Level Elections has reportedly...
kenya flag

Recurrent severe drought that is to blame for food insecurity and frequent livestock loss in northern Kenya can be transformed through an application of...
Kenya

The Kenyan government on Wednesday announced administrative changes in the national police service to strengthen the war against terrorism, extremism, drug trafficking and cattle...
power

Senior executives of power utilities in Southern African nations are meeting in Gaborone, Botswana, to discuss efforts to tackle power shortage in the region....
A + E Networks

The A + E Networks is to promote the history of Africa continent and the various Rican origins who have made history to the...
An exhibitor from Amiran Kenya sets his fresh produce during the Annual Naivasha Horticulture Trade Fair held in Naivasha, Nakuru County recently. Kenyan fruits and vegetables face ban in the EU market due to failure to meet set regulations. Photo: Antony Gitonga/Standard

The cost of various food items in Kenya has dropped considerably pushing down farmers' earnings. The farmers are feeling the pinch of the decline in...
AfDB

The new President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina from Nigeria, was officially sworn in on Monday in Abidjan at the bank's...

The Miss Ghana 2015 audition train is currently at Tamale to select that beautiful, bold and talented lady to represent Ghana at Miss World....

The First Vice President of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), Kaakyire Kwame Appiah has described the President of the union, Bice Osei Kuffour...
internet

India currently boasts of over 350 million internet users, with more than 50 million logging in to the world wide web in the first...

There have been instances where shows, for one reason or the other, dragged to a point where some present begin to leave the grounds...

Daniel Osei, the Kumasi-based Spare Parts dealer who has been caught up in a messy marriage web involving two women, is asking for forgiveness...

It’s just easy to blame others for your shortcomings than it is to take responsibility for them and so is it easier for D-Black...
oil

India Wednesday said that it would auction 69 small and marginal oil and gas fields given up by state-run explorers. Indian Oil Minister Dharmendra...
world war

A Japanese war criminal confessed to raping 17 Chinese women during World War II, including new mothers, according to an account of the crimes...
Kidnap

Six Tanzanian imams and their Congolese driver who were kidnapped on Aug. 2, 2015 in DR Congo's North Kivu province, were released on Tuesday,...
Palestinian Hamas militants take part in a parade to mark the 11th anniversary of the Israeli assassination of Hamas spiritual leader Sheikh Ahmed Yassin in Gaza city, on March 22, 2015. (Xinhua/Wissam Nassar)

The Islamic Hamas movement on Wednesday called on Palestinian factions to boycott the Palestinian's National Council (PNC) two-day session, which is scheduled for Sept....
arrested

Kenya's security officers are interrogating more than 150 suspected criminals who were rounded up in a security operation in Nairobi and recovered several paraphernalia...
A chief (R) destroys a den during a crackdown on illicit brew at Motherland slums in Nairobi's Eastleigh estate, Kenya, July 14, 2015. Kenyan Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery on Tuesday said that about 20,000 suspects have been arrested over illicit alcohol and 99 chiefs and sub-chiefs dismissed, and drastic action taken against 15 police officers in the war against the illicit brew. (Xinhua/John Okoyo)

Kenya's security agents have arrested over 200 suspected drug traffickers and seized drug haul worth million of shillings in the coastal city of Mombasa. ...
Francois Hollande

French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday condemned the Monday attack on the Ukrainian parliament building in Kiev where lawmakers were voting on constitutional changes...
China

An "eco-immigration" project has moved 299,300 villagers out of the mountains to protect one of China's worst regions affected by soil erosion. ...
Boko Haram

Senior officials of the African Union (AU) and Cameroon have emphasized the need to continue the efforts to address threat posed by terrorism and...
Red Cross

Two staff members of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) were shot and killed earlier on Wednesday in Yemen, a statement from...
dollars

NEW YORK -- The U.S. dollar climbed against other major currencies Wednesday as the global equity markets stabilized, lowering demand for safe-haven currency like...
Yemen

ADEN, Yemen -- Up to 30 people were killed and nearly 100 others injured when two suicide bombings targeted a Houthi-controlled mosque in Yemen's...
Libya

Libya's internationally recognized government has decided to ban the entry of Pakistani, Yemeni and Iranian nationals to the country, according to Libyan official news...
Liberian President Ellen Johnson- Sirleaf

The UN Security Council on Wednesday renewed the sanctions on Liberia for another nine months as it continues to constitute a threat to international...

Editors' Pick

China and Japan

By Xinhua Writer Bai Xu After hearing that Iwao Tsuyoshi, his Japanese friend, would be visiting China, Yang Haihui, 35, booked some time off work. "I...