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Israel donates devices to Zambia to accelerate male circumcision drive

The Israel government on Wednesday donated PrePex devices to the Zambian government to help accelerate the country's male circumcision agenda. The...
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Ghana Can Boost Agricultural Development with Extension Services

Mr Theophilus Osei Owusu, Acting Director, Directorate of Agricultural Extension Services (DAES), has said an effective extension system is vital for an effective and...
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Accelerating sustainable development in Asia-Pacific calls for strong partnership

Future technologies and innovative financing have the potential to transform and accelerate sustainable development, but better policies and regulation are needed to ensure all...
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Ghana and Japan to Improve trade, investment relations

Government’s resolve to make Ghana the Financial Hub in the sub-region and to diversify the sources of funds for Ghanaian bonds will receive a...
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CEC Liquid Partners BongoHive To Accelerate Zambia’s Gaming And IoT Ecosystem

Liquid Telecom has partnered with innovation and technology hub BongoHive to accelerate the gaming and internet of things ecosystem in Zambia. Subsidiary CEC Liquid...
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Nigeria and South Africa Hopes of Periods of Positivity

The easing of key economic and political risks and the emergence of positive macroeconomic deal drivers will accelerate global deal activity in 2018, according...
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African business leaders can accelerate economic integration – Dangote

African's wealthiest person, Aliko Dangote, said the continent's business leaders can accelerate the economic integration needed for growth faster than other regions of the...
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African Agriculture Leader Meeting Pledge to Hasten Wealth through Agriculture

Close to US$6.5 billion worth of investments in palm oil, pulses, potato and rice, mainly in West Africa, over the next eight years, were...
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UNICEF calls for information channels to promote rural sanitation in Ghana

The UNICEF Ghana Chief of WASH, Mr. David Duncan has advised WASH sector partners to share more information on WASH programme implementation in the...
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Kenya to accelerate business reforms to boost private sector

Kenya plans to accelerate business reforms in order to boost the private sector, a senior government official said on Monday. Cabinet Secretary...
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Brong-Ahafo, Western Region To Benefit From Deforestation Project

Over 52 selected local communities in the Brong-Ahafo and Western Regions are to benefit from a $5.5 million Ghana Dedicated Grant Mechanism for Local...
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EU, Mexico agree to accelerate trade talks

The European Union (EU) and Mexico will hold two additional negotiating rounds before summer as part of an accelerated schedule for a new, reformed...
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Ghana Home Loans lands GHC380m deal

The company last week acquired a 10 million dollar loan facility from ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID). Also, it is expecting the result...

Functional literacy programs heightens growth

The Deputy Minister said this during a two day maiden capacity building training workshop for supervisors, facilitators and trainers of Non-Formal Education Division (NFED)...

Ghana Signs MoU With Netherlands On TB Detection

Mr Alex Segbegia, the Minister of Health, signed for the Government, while Mr Marcel Lantinga, the Director of the Dutch company Oldelft Benelux, signed...
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Tanzania to accelerate ID cards issuance

The Minister for Home Affairs, Charles Kitwanga, told the National Assembly in the country's political capital of Dodoma that his ministry has applied for...
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Zimbabwe unveils strategy to boost financial inclusion

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor John Mangudya said at the launch that only 30 percent of Zimbabwe's adult population was banked, with some of...

Rwanda banks on border posts to accelerate regional trade

Francois Kanimba, Rwanda minister of trade and industry told Xinhua Tuesday that OSBPs play a key role towards unlocking barriers to regional trade. ...

Kenya to accelerate broadband penetration in rural areas

Fred Matiang'i, Cabinet Secretary for information and communication technology (ICT), said the government has prioritized expansion of broadband infrastructure in the counties to ensure...

Milipol Pari 2015 Leaks Worldwide Market for Security

The global security market in its broadest definition has, for the first time, surpassed the 500 billion euro mark in 2014 (507 billion): 5.8%...
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Ivory Coas to accelerate post-crisis national reconciliation process

Kone who was speaking on national radio, said reconciliation will constitute a key priority during the second term of President Alassane Ouattara who was...

Activists call on Zambian government to accelerate efforts to tackle newborn deaths

A coalition of civil society organizations working on maternal, newborn and child health have urged the Zambian government to accelerate efforts to reduce newborn...

Airtel accelerate mobile broadband revolution in Nigeria

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Airtel Nigeria, Mr. Segun Ogunsanya, has cited collaboration amongst key government agencies, legal protection and security of...
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We Must Accelerate Gains On Nutrition

The Upper East region continues to make moderate gains in it?s strive to improve child malnutrition. Under nutrition is one of the region?s low...

Global Coalition Formed To Accelerate Access To Universal Health Coverage

A new global coalition of more than 500 leading health and development organizations worldwide is urging governments to accelerate reforms that ensure everyone, everywhere,...
Rwanda accelerates digital payments by joining the Better Than Cash Alliance

Rwanda to join Better Than Cash Alliance

Today the Government of Rwanda has moved to accelerate its plans to transform Rwanda into a cashless economy and achieve 80 percent financial inclusion...

Malta Urged To Cease ill-treatment Of Detainees?UN experts

The Government of Malta has made strides towards preventing the torture and ill-treatment of people in detention, a group of independent United Nations rights...

Science and Technology Will Springboard Ghana’s Development

President John Dramani Mahama President John Dramani Mahama has stated that the government will accelerate efforts at making science and technology a major tool in...
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Symbion Power to accelerate its 450 megawatt gas to electricity project

The Ministry of Energy and Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC), have urged US energy firm, Symbion Power to accelerate its 450 megawatt gas to...

Media Factory: Building a network of mentors to accelerate the creation of sustainable news...

To create and accelerate new media at a time of historic economic growth across Latin America, I am launching Media Factory. It will be...