Malawian Comedian Daliso Chaponda Records His First BBC Show

[Nyasa Times] Malawi’s celebrated comedian Daliso Chaponda continues his journey towards becoming a big international star by recording the first of the series of his own BBC Radio 4 show in which he will take on the role of Cultural Relationship Guida…

[Nyasa Times] Malawi's celebrated comedian Daliso Chaponda continues his journey towards becoming a big international star by recording the first of the series of his own BBC Radio 4 show in which he will take on the role of Cultural Relationship Guidance Counsellor, helping to navigate the rocky historical waters of Britain's relationship with Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Waiting for Benefits From Sierra Leone’s Giant ‘Peace Diamond’

[Deutsche Welle] A year ago, a 709-carat diamond was unearthed outside a remote village in eastern Sierra Leone. DW’s Abu-Bakarr Jalloh reports on how little villagers there have benefited from the find.

[Deutsche Welle] A year ago, a 709-carat diamond was unearthed outside a remote village in eastern Sierra Leone. DW’s Abu-Bakarr Jalloh reports on how little villagers there have benefited from the find.

A Reckless Old Man

[East African] In Cameroon, the election for president in October will take place against the background of a crisis that could break up the country.

[East African] In Cameroon, the election for president in October will take place against the background of a crisis that could break up the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Opposition Ahead As Presidential Run-Off Called

[East African] Sierra Leone will hold a run-off vote for president on March 27, the election commission said Tuesday, after the country’s main opposition finished slightly ahead of the ruling party in the first round of voting.

[East African] Sierra Leone will hold a run-off vote for president on March 27, the election commission said Tuesday, after the country's main opposition finished slightly ahead of the ruling party in the first round of voting.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Kpone-Katamanso NFED Lacks Transport

[Ghanaian Times] The Non Formal Education Division (NFED)of Kpone- Katamanso Municipal Assembly( KKMA ) is constrained by the lack of transport to effectively carry out its mandate.

[Ghanaian Times] The Non Formal Education Division (NFED)of Kpone- Katamanso Municipal Assembly( KKMA ) is constrained by the lack of transport to effectively carry out its mandate.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Standard Bank Report Paints Positive Outlook for Ghana’s Economy

[Ghanaian Times] Economists at the research desk of Standard Bank, the parent company of Stanbic Bank Ghana, have forecast an improved economic performance and narrowing of the current account deficit of the Ghanaian economy this year.

[Ghanaian Times] Economists at the research desk of Standard Bank, the parent company of Stanbic Bank Ghana, have forecast an improved economic performance and narrowing of the current account deficit of the Ghanaian economy this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Govt Approves U.S.$8 Million for Women AFCOM

[Ghanaian Times] Government has approved an amount of US$8 million for the organisation of the 13th edition of the Africa Women Cup of Nations scheduled for Ghana between November 17 and December 1.

[Ghanaian Times] Government has approved an amount of US$8 million for the organisation of the 13th edition of the Africa Women Cup of Nations scheduled for Ghana between November 17 and December 1.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana