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AfDB supports Ghana’s Renewable Energy Sector with $1.5m grant

25 September, 2018 | Hits:16

The African Development Bank has approved a US$1.5 million grant from its Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), to assist Ghana’s s renewable energy investment drive. The grant will support the Ghana government’s efforts to overcome technical, financial, regulatory and institutional barriers to scaling-up renewable energy investments in the country.

Sports

John Mitchell: England's new defence coach says commuting from South Africa is no issue

25 September, 2018 | Hits:16

England's new defence coach John Mitchell says his decision to remain living in South Africa will not affect his duties.The former New Zealand boss will remain in the role until the conclusion of next year's World Cup and will reportedly earn £300,000.In his first radio interview, the 54-year-old told BBC Radio 5 live: "It won't stop me being the best I can be."And it certainly won't stop me being available."Mitchell, who previously coached England's forwards under Sir Clive Woodward in...

Economic

China-Africa economic cooperation trends in FOCAC era

25 September, 2018 | Hits:22

When FOCAC was established in 2000 to strengthen China-African economic cooperation and trade, the rest of the world was perhaps bemused. Bilateral trade and investment was minimal and African economic prospects unpromising.

Africa

Govt to slash tourism fees

25 September, 2018 | Hits:15

Mupfumira was one of a few ministers to retain her post in President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s largely youthful administration appointed recently. She now presides over an expanded portfolio that includes the administration of the Parks and Wildlife Management Authority. Previously, the authority fell under the water and climate ministry.“The costs of getting into national parks are prohibitive, they are too high,” she said.This was after citizens had raised complaints of high fees into national parks, which are hindering growth of domestic tourism.The...

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John Mitchell: England's new defence coach says commuting from South Africa is no issue

25 September, 2018 | Hits:16

England's new defence coach John Mitchell says his decision to remain living in South Africa will not affect his duties...

Amaju Pinnick retains post as president of the Nigeria Football Federation

21 September, 2018 | Hits:28

Amaju Pinick has become the first person to win a second consecutive four-year term as president of the Nigeria Football...

South Africa's Keagan Dolly undergoes successful surgery

19 September, 2018 | Hits:26

Montpellier's South Africa midfielder Keagan Dolly has undergone successful surgery on his fractured fibula.

Gabriel Zakuani: DR Congo defender announces international retirement at 32

17 September, 2018 | Hits:26

The Democratic Republic of Congo's Gabriel Zakuani has announced his retirement from international football at the age o...

Cameroon's Pierre Webo returns to Uruguay after 18 years

13 September, 2018 | Hits:45

Former Cameroon international striker Pierre Webo has rejoined Uruguayan side Nacional, 16 years after leaving the South...

Tragedy overshadows Madagascar's 2-2 draw with Senegal

10 September, 2018 | Hits:63

The death of a fan overshadowed Madagascar's 2-2 draw with Senegal on Sunday as qualifiers continued for next year's Afr...

Africa News

Govt to slash tourism fees

25 September, 2018 | Hits:15

Mupfumira was one of a few ministers to retain her post in President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s largely youthful administratio...

Africa seeks tourism boom

21 September, 2018 | Hits:27

The continent's huge potential can be unlocked by eco-tourism, cultural experiences, domestic travel and political stabi...

Hotspots, not trouble spots: Africa seeks tourism boom

19 September, 2018 | Hits:34

Africa draws just five percent of the world's tourists despite boasting attractions ranging from the Pyramids and Victor...

Morocco receives seven million tourists in seven months

18 September, 2018 | Hits:41

A total of 7 million tourists visited Morocco in the first seven months of 2018, up 7 percent year on year, according to...

Youths spearhead marketing Africa's tourism

18 September, 2018 | Hits:40

Youths from across the continent have taken steps to promote Africa as a tourist destination, in an effort aimed at fost...

Tourism experts meet in South Africa to discuss growth of sector

15 September, 2018 | Hits:77

Travel and tourism experts and innovators from Ghana and other parts of the world are meeting in Cape Town, South Africa...

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