ACCRA, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Ghana's National Communications
Authority (NCA) regulator granted conditional approval for a
merger between the local operations of Millicom's Tigo and
Bharti Airtel, a notice to employees of the
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Congolese President Joseph Kabila told the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday that he would ensure those responsible for killing two U.N. investigators earlier this year will be punished.
DAKAR (Reuters) - Tullow Oil said on Saturday that an international ruling on an ocean boundary between Ghana and Ivory Coast would leave its TEN fields within Ghanaian waters, allowing it to resume new drilling around year end.
DAKAR, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Tullow Oil said on
Saturday that an international ruling on an ocean boundary
between Ghana and Ivory Coast would leave its TEN fields within
Ghanaian waters, allowing it to resume new drilling around year
DAKAR/ACCRA, Sept 23 (Reuters) - The International Tribunal
for the Law of the Sea on Saturday drew an ocean boundary that
appeared to favour Ghana in a dispute with its neighbour Ivory
Coast, ruling that Accra had not violated Ivorian rights in
drilling for oil.
DAKAR/ACCRA (Reuters) - The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea ruled on Saturday that Ghana did not violate Ivory Coast's rights by drilling for oil in a disputed maritime area, according to the tribunal judge.
LUSAKA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) government forces have been killing civilians in an insurgency-hit region, prompting the latest influx of refugees into northern Zambia, a senior U.N. official said, citing accounts of asylum seekers.
ACCRA, Sept 22 (Reuters) - The Bank of Ghana said the yield
on its weekly 91-day bill inched up to 13.24 percent at an
auction on Friday, from 13.13 percent at the last such sale on
The bank said it had accepted 535.47 million cedis ($121.28
million) worth of bids out of the 550.82 million cedis tendered
for the paper, which will be issued on Monday.
ACCRA, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Ghana sold 892.82 million cedis
($202.2 mln) of fresh 3-year domestic bonds on Friday at a yield
of 18.25 percent, joint lead arranger Barclays Bank Ghana said
in a statement.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's main opposition said on Friday it would review all contracts with KPMG in the municipalities it runs after a scandal involving the auditor's handling of audits for businessman friends of President Jacob Zuma.
LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambia fears a looming humanitarian crisis after more than 6,000 refugees fleeing turmoil in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) entered its territory in one month, the presidency said on Friday.
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya will not face a constitutional or political crisis even if a planned re-run of its presidential election is delayed beyond the end of October, the attorney general said on Friday.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's ruling African National Congress should discipline President Jacob Zuma for bringing the party into disrepute, housing minister and presidential hopeful Lindiwe Sisulu said on Friday.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Nigeria's efforts to cut sulphur levels in its fuel imports are unlikely to succeed this year, the head of a major Nigerian downstream company told the Platts refining conference in Brussels.
BRUSSELS, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Nigeria's efforts to cut
sulphur levels in its fuel imports are unlikely to succeed this
year, the head of a major Nigerian downstream company told the
Platts refining conference in Brussels.
CONAKRY (Reuters) - Hundreds of rioters in the Guinean bauxite mining town of Boke burned down a police and a gendarmerie building on Thursday and clashed with security forces wielding batons, leaving 17 people injured, the local Red Cross said.
YAOUNDE (Reuters) - An improvised bomb wounded three policemen in the main city of Cameroon's minority English-speaking region on Thursday, the regional governor said, in an attack a senior security source blamed on separatist militants.