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World Bank finances 450,000 small projects in Egypt – Nevine Gamea

The World Bank has financed nearly 450,000 small projects in Egypt, the Ministry of Trade and Industry said Tuesday. "These projects offered...

Tanzanian regulator locks out over 650,000 mobile phone users

At least 656,091 mobile phone users in Tanzania were locked out on Monday night after they had failed to register their SIM cards biometrically...
Ebola vaccine

8,000 vaccinated against Ebola in western Rwanda

About 8,000 Rwandans have so far been vaccinated against Ebola in the western districts of Rubavu and Rusizi bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo...

Chery recalls 4,000 vehicles in China

Chery Automobile Co. has decided to recall 4,000 vehicles from the Chinese market starting Jan. 15, according to the country's top quality authority. ...
Rwanda's new foreign minister Vincent Biruta speaks during a welcoming event for him in Kigali, capital of Rwanda, on Nov. 7, 2019. Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Monday evening reshuffled the cabinet, appointing a new foreign minister and reintroducing the portfolio of internal security. (Photo by Cyril Ndegeya/Xinhua)

Nearly 2,000 Rwandan refugees repatriated from DRC

A total of 1,919 Rwandan refugees have been repatriated from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), following a Congolese military offensive against armed groups...

Over 115,000 students deprived of education due to conflict in Libya’s capital

The UNICEF said on Monday that more than 115,000 students have been deprived of education in and around Libya's capital Tripoli as a result...

Jomoro Rural Bank Exceeds Bank of Ghana minimum capital requirement

The Jomoro Rural Bank has exceeded the GHc1,000,000.00 minimum capital requirement as the stated capital of the Bank stood at GHc1,038,268.00 as at...
Media workers leave the Media, Observer and Election Results Centre of Zanzibar Electoral Commission in Zanzibar, Tanzania, on Oct. 28, 2015. Tanzania's semi-autonomous archipelago Zanzibar on Wednesday has cancelled results of its just-held general elections, according to Zanzibar Electoral Commission. (Xinhua/Zhai Jianlan)

Tanzania’s Zanzibar to register over 200,000 new voters

Tanzania's Zanzibar Electoral Commission (ZEC) said on Sunday it was expecting to register 204,752 new voters when fresh registration begins on December 18. ...
Street Children

Over 800,000 vulnerable children in Zambia to benefit from donor-supported program

Over 800, 000 vulnerable children are scheduled to have their lives uplifted under a new program to be implemented by an international agency, an...

MTN Ghana unveils ‘Brighten Your Community’ campaign

MTN Ghana Foundation has taken another giant step by launching an initiative dubbed ‘Brighten Your Community’ aimed at empowering customers to choose a...
oil palm seedlings

Tanzanian army to distribute 500,000 palm oil seedlings in western region

The Tanzania National Service, a wing of the country's army engaged in productive and economic activities, said on Friday it planned to distribute 500,000...
Toyota vehicles have been subject to a spate of recalls in recent years, damaging its reputation for quality

Toyota to recall over 12,000 Alphard cars in China

Japanese automaker Toyota will begin recalling a total of 12,637 imported Alphard cars from Dec. 29, due to defective charging control programs, according to...

Volkswagen to recall over 9,000 Audi cars in Russia

Volkswagen Group Rus will recall 9,469 Audi Q5 vehicles sold in Russia since 2017 for repairs, the Russian technical safety watchdog Rosstandart said on...

U.S Based Ghanaian Pastor Allegedly Defrauds Businessman of US$2,000

A Ghanaian Business man, Mr Yeboah Nyatey-Lawson has accused, Pastor Michael Bannerman Hyde, a USA based Ghanaian pastor of defrauding him to the tune...

Ghana provides over 26,000 safe toilets for households, institutions

The Ghanaian government has provided 26,638 safe toilet facilities for households and institutions in deprived communities. Patrick Boamah, deputy minister for sanitation...

Over 52,000 tonnes of cashew nuts sold to buyers in Tanzania in current season

Traders in Tanzania have bought at least 52,749 tonnes of cashew nuts in the current season that started on October 31, a senior official...
Diabetes treatment

300,000 Ugandans living with diabetes

As the world commemorated World Diabetes Day on Thursday, Uganda's ministry of health said available figures indicate that there are 300,000 Ugandans living with...
Ghost Names

Zambian VP says government to deal with culprits over 4,000 ghost workers

Zambian Vice-President Inonge Wina on Friday said the government will take firm action against all those who have played a role in placement of...
Street Children

More than 3,000 children out of school in southern Angola

A total of 3,374 children in southern Angola are out of the school system after 15 primary education schools shut down due to the...
South African Police Car Masoyi

South African police destroy more than 23,000 illegal guns

South African police on Tuesday destroyed 23,055 firearms that were used to commit crimes, confiscated by or surrendered to authorities. The guns...
GOC president hails GFA president

GOC president hails GFA president as he presents US$8k To Olympic Football Team

The Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) president, Ben Nunoo Mensah has hailed the new GFA president, Kurt E. S. Okraku for coming on board of...

Borders Closure: President donates GH₵4,203 to stranded Ghanaian drivers

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has donated a sum of 450,000 CFA franc to stranded Ghanaian drivers at the Seme-Krake Border of Nigeria and...
HIV test

Over 73,000 people live with HIV in Sierra Leone

A total of 73,468 people are living with HIV in Sierra Leone, authorities revealed here on Monday. Abdul Rahman Sesay, Director...

Over 1,000 Tanzanian teachers trained on ICT to propel industrialization

Tanzanian authorities have started to train 1,044 teachers on the use of information and communication technology (ICT) as an engine to propel the east...

Charity says over 300,000 Somalis displaced by conflict, drought in 9 months

More than 300,000 people have been displaced between January and September in Somalia largely due to drought and conflict, a global charity said on...

Over 102,000 Nigerian children die yearly from poor sanitation

Over 102,000 Nigerian children under the age of five die yearly from diseases linked to poor sanitation and unhygienic practices, an official has said. ...

KNUST admits over 22,000 students for 2019/2020 academic year

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has formally admitted 22,011 fresh students for the 2019/2020 academic year. ...

Unemployed fined 6,000 for stealing a car engine

A Tarkwa Circuit Court has fined Michael Acheampong, unemployed, GHC6,000.00 for stealing a Nissan Pick-up engine. Acheampong would serve 36 months in prison with hard...
world tourism day

More than 10,000 jobs created in the tourism sector in Eastern Region

More than 10,000 direct and indirect jobs have been created in the Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Industry in the Eastern Region as at December,...

MASO professionalising cocoa farming, trains 12,000 youth

Mr Bossman Owusu, Head of Communications, Solidaridad West Africa has said the Next Generation Youth in Cocoa Programme, also known as MASO, was leading...