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Kenya to promote mini-grids to achieve universal electricity access

Kenya plans to promote the development of mini-grids in order to achieve universal electricity access by the end of 2022, the energy regulator said...

Ghana’s COVID-19 cases surpass 100,000

Ghana's total number of confirmed cases surpassed 100,000 on Friday, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) confirmed. According to the GHS, the West African country's total...

Morocco intercepts 368 irregular migrants in Mediterranean

Morocco's navy coast guards intercepted 368 irregular immigrants in the Mediterranean in past four days, the Moroccan army said on Friday in a statement. The...

At least 60 killed by cholera in Nigeria’s capital

At least 60 people have been killed by a cholera outbreak since May in Nigeria's capital, a government official said in Abuja on Thursday. A...

Botswana’s healthcare facilities experiencing oxygen supply shortage

Botswana's health facilities are suffering from a lack of oxygen, an official said Friday. "The country has recently experienced an oxygen supply shortage in health...

Surging pirate activities threaten west African maritime trade: expert

A surge in pirate activities in the Gulf of Guinea poses a grave threat to the survival and growth of west African maritime trade,...

World Bank approves 100 mln USD for healthcare services in Somalia

The World Bank said Thursday it has approved a total of 100 million U.S. dollars to help improve healthcare services in Somalia. The project, which...

Angola’s U.S. dollar reserves sufficient for nearly one year of imports:...

Angola has an estimated $14.7 billion in international reserves, covering roughly 11 months of imports, the country's central bank chief said Wednesday. National Bank of...

Uganda hails China’s support in infrastructural dev’t

Uganda's Minister of Foreign Affairs Jeje Odongo on Wednesday hailed China's continued support to the east African country in infrastructural development. Odongo said this while...

Nkegbe aspires to win Ghana’s first Paralympic medal

Ghana's paralympic athlete Raphael Botsyo Nkegbe said he is optimistic of winning the country's first Paralympic Games medal at the coming Tokyo 2020 Paralympic...
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