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Africa Hockey Association (AfHA) to meet Friday -2013 Hockey

Africa Hockey Association (AfHA) to meet Friday -2013 Hockey

InformAfrica have gathered that the Africa Hockey Association (AfHA) executive board are to meet on Friday in South Africa to discuss the 2013 hockey season.

Ghana: Education must not be absolutely free, Educationist says

Ghana: Education must not be absolutely free, Educationist says

Information gathered from Ghana today reports an Educationist advising political leaders running for offices in the country that absolutely free education is not such a good idea, but recommends relatively free education instead.

New Egyptian government begs IMF for $4.8 billion USD loan?

New Egyptian government begs IMF for $4.8 billion USD loan?

It is unbelievable that a country like Egypt is seeking a $4.8 billion USD loan from the IMF to help cover the country’s budget deficits and/or avoid currency devaluation. Can the new Egyptian government be trusted?

Shooting of miners in South Africa, Ghana mineworkers union speaks

Shooting of miners in South Africa, Ghana mineworkers union speaks

At least 34 striking miners were killed and 78 others wounded when South Africa police opened fire on miners at the Marikana Platinum Mine in South Africa just few days ago, Ghana mineworkers union condemns shooting.

African leaders to discuss African Union leadership crisis

African leaders to discuss African Union leadership crisis

A handful of African leaders are to meet in the Benin’s capital Cotonou on Saturday to try to make progress on resolving the African Union (AU) leadership crisis, following deadlocked elections.

Ghanaian Women Can Teach the Power of Saving

Ghanaian Women Can Teach the Power of Saving

International Women’s Day gives us the opportunity to consider the many and varied roles that women play in their communities. Earlier this week the Banking on Change partnership between Barclays, and NGOs CARE International UK and Plan UK, published the findings of a survey to find out more about women’s attitudes to saving in Ghana and in the UK.

South Africa apologizes over Nigerian deportations, faults airport health officials

South Africa apologizes over Nigerian deportations, faults airport health officials

South Africa apologized Thursday for a mass deportation of Nigerians, trying to contain a diplomatic spat that has again focused attention on its sometimes strained relations with the rest of the continent.

Namibian nomads ask United Nations to stop dam construction

Namibian nomads ask United Nations to stop dam construction

Four nomadic tribes in remote Namibia have petitioned the United Nations to stop the construction of a massive hydro-electric dam, according to reports on Friday.

South Africa introduces new gambling tax

South Africa introduces new gambling tax

The South African government has announced new gambling tax plans, scrapping the proposed withholding tax on winnings above ZAR25,000 ($3,252).

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