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Botswana threatens to send 20,000 elephants to Germany

Botswana threatens to send 20,000 elephants to Germany

Africa News, International
The president of Botswana has threatened to send 20,000 elephants to Germany in a dispute over conservation. Earlier this year, Germany's environment ministry suggested there should be stricter limits on importing trophies from hunting animals. Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Masisi told German media this would only impoverish people in his country. He said elephant numbers had exploded as a result of conservation efforts, and hunting helped keep them in check. Germans should "live together with the animals, in the way you are trying to tell us to", Mr Masisi told German newspaper Bild. "This is no joke." Botswana is home to about a third of the world's elephant population - over 130,000 - more than it has space for. Herds were causing damage to property, eating crops an...
13th African Games: Ghana records highest medal haul in history

13th African Games: Ghana records highest medal haul in history

Africa News, Ghana News, Sports
Ghana has recorded her largest medal haul in the history of the African Games at the 13th edition of the event that ended in Accra at the weekend. Accra 2023 marked the first time Ghana was hosting the Games, hauling 68 medals- 19 gold, 29 silver and 20 bronze- the largest in the nation's history. This marks the nation’s most successful participation since the Games’ inception in 1965, surpassing its previous best of 27 medals attained during the 1973 Games in Lagos, Nigeria. With the nation waiting for success to begin the celebrations, Winnifred Ntumi delivered the first medal in weightlifting to kick off Ghana’s historic haul. Ghana’s most popular sport, football made history with both male and female teams winning gold at stake in their respective categories over three...
At least 65 migrant bodies found in Libya mass grave, says UN

At least 65 migrant bodies found in Libya mass grave, says UN

Africa News, International
A mass grave containing the bodies of at least 65 migrants has been found in Libya, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has said. The IOM said the circumstances of their deaths and their nationalities are still unknown but they believe they died being smuggled through the desert towards the Mediterranean. The organisation, part of the United Nations, said it was "profoundly shocked" by the discovery. Libya is investigating, the IOM said. The grave was found in south-west Libya, it said. An IOM spokesperson said: "Each report of a missing migrant or a loss of life represents a grieving family searching for answers about their loved ones or acknowledging the tragedy of the loss. "The cost of inadequate action is evident in the increasing human deaths and the...
Rose Yeboah in pole position to qualify for Paris 2024 Olympics by virtue of African Games feat

Rose Yeboah in pole position to qualify for Paris 2024 Olympics by virtue of African Games feat

Africa News, Ghana News, Sports
Rose Amoanimaa Yeboah, the Ghanaian high jumper who won gold at the just-ended African Games, is in pole position to qualify for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. With three months to the start of the quadrennial affair, Ghanaians have been worried that no athlete has yet qualified in any sport. Indeed, one of the main hopes of the African Games being hosted in Ghana was the fact that home support could spur some of the nation’s athletes to clock times, distances and heights that could propel them to Paris. With the African Games ending on Saturday, Joy Sports' analysis of the Olympic criteria suggests that, barring seismic circumstances, the 22-year-old should be there. The calculationAccording to the Olympic Games criteria, 32 athletes are eligible to participate in the women’s hig...
We’re working to make Ghana ICT hub of West Africa – Communications Minister

We’re working to make Ghana ICT hub of West Africa – Communications Minister

Africa News, Ghana News, Science & Technology
Minister of Communications and Digitisation, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, says the government is building the pillars to make Ghana the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Hub for West Africa. “We have implemented some fundamental digital initiatives to serve as the building blocks on which to propel sustainable growth in the digital economy we are building.” “Initiatives such as the Mobile Money Interoperability platform, the Paperless Port system, National Identity Register, and Digital Property Addressing system have brought relief to our citizens and have propel the country’s digital agenda,” she said. The Minister made these remarks during the opening of the 12th Information and Communications Technology for Development (ICT4D) event in Accra. The global event organis...
Photos from athletics competition at 13th African Games

Photos from athletics competition at 13th African Games

Africa News, Ghana News, Sports
The 13th African Games once again showcased an impressive demonstration of talent from athletes representing their respective countries. Prior to the ongoing sporting events held across the various cities in Ghana, the University of Ghana Sports Stadium hosted an exhilarating athletics competition that captivated audiences and supporters. The games commenced in the early hours of Monday, March 18, 2024, and continued into the evening, featuring events such as the 100m heat, 400m heat, 800m, 4x400m relay, 1500m, 100m hurdles, high jump and discus. Myjoyonlines' photojournalist, David Andoh was present at the event and captured these remarkable photos. ...
African Games 2023: Gold medalists to get $3000 as Ghana announces reward package for athletes

African Games 2023: Gold medalists to get $3000 as Ghana announces reward package for athletes

Africa News, Ghana News, Sports
Ghana's Ministry of Youth and Sports has announced reward packages for athletes who win medals at the 2023 African Games in Accra. According to the ministry, winning a gold medal will attract a prize of $3000, $2000 for winning a silver medal, while bronze medals will attract a cash prize of $1000. The figures were revealed at a press briefing in Accra on Sunday evening, the eve of the start of the athletics leg of the games. Athletes will also receive Ghs 1000 per diem for each of the 14 days they will be in camp during the games. Ghana has already won 46 medals after 10 days of competition, with 9 gold, 22 silver, 15 bronze. DISCLAIMER: The Views, Comments, Opinions, Contributions and Statements made by Readers and Contributors on this platform do not necessarily rep...
All African Games: Egypt, Angola beat Ghana’s indoor teams

All African Games: Egypt, Angola beat Ghana’s indoor teams

Africa News, Ghana News, Sports
At the Borteyman Sports Complex over the weekend were various sporting activities including handball, tennis and volleyball. Ghana’s handball team was beaten by their Angolan counterpart, while the national female volleyball team was beaten by Egypt. DISCLAIMER: The Views, Comments, Opinions, Contributions and Statements made by Readers and Contributors on this platform do not necessarily represent the views or policy of Pent Tv Limited. Source: Myjoyonline
It may take 5 weeks to restore stable internet – NCA

It may take 5 weeks to restore stable internet – NCA

Africa News, Ghana News, Science & Technology
Ghanaians battling interruptions from their data service providers may have to wait for at least, another five weeks. This is because that is how long the National Communication Authority (NCA) estimates it may take for the faulty undersea cables to be restored, bringing back stable connections in the affected countries The NCA made this known in a press release on Saturday, March 16, 2024. This was after a meeting with the four subsea cable landing service providers (ACE, MainOne, SAT-3 and WACS). It comes three days after data services from most of the telecommunications companies shut down, impacting people and businesses in some African countries including Ghana. South Africa, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Benin, and Burkina Faso are among other nations bearing the bru...
Disruption to international submarine cables off the West African coast [West Africa Cable System (WACS), South Atlantic-3 (SAT-3), MainOne, Africa Coast to Europe (ACE)]

Disruption to international submarine cables off the West African coast [West Africa Cable System (WACS), South Atlantic-3 (SAT-3), MainOne, Africa Coast to Europe (ACE)]

Africa News, Science & Technology
Whilst the cause of the reported cable breaks off the Ivory Coast of West Africa has not yet been confirmed, Angola Cables (www.AngolaCables.co.ao) is ensuring that the impact on Angola and other African countries is being minimized by redirecting international data and traffic to the SACS cable, which connects Angola directly to Brazil and from there to the United States and Europe. Angola Cables has network backup and restoration solutions available through cables that have not been affected by the faults off the Ivory Coast. Our technical team is currently diligently working with industry partners to stabilise international connectivity and to ensure that we can provide support and guarantee the stability of services to African network operators and entities that need it. Dist...
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