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African Financial Markets Initiative Admits Ghana And Zambia

Ghana and Zambia have become the newest members of the African Financial Markets Initiative (AFMI), under the auspices of the African Development Bank (AfDB)...
Armwrestling

Ghana Armwrestling Federation Organize First Ever Competition

Ebenezer Nii Armah of Odorkor was declared overall winner of the first ever National Open competition organised by the Ghana Armwrestling Federation at the...

Demand For Package Food Increase In Sub-Saharan Africa

Ghana is to benefit from a National Food Packaging Centre being proposed by the “Improving Food Packaging for Small Medium Agro-Enterprises (SAME’s) in Sub-Saharan...

WHO Launch New Report On Neglected Tropical Diseases

Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), has launched a new report, which indicates the remarkable achievements the world has made...

28 African WW2 Veterans Granted France Citizenship

French President Francois Hollande has given citizenship to 28 Africans who fought for France in World War Two and other conflicts. Mr Hollande said France...

African Government Encouraged to Embrace Fossil Fuels

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has backed African governments’ use of fossil fuels – especially the continent’s large endowment of coal – to...
USAID/Ghana Mission Director, Andrew Karas (left); Economic Growth Program Management Specialist & Budget Coordinator, Susana Bonney (center); and Economic Growth Office Director, Kevin Sharp (right) at the Gender in Agribusiness Investments in Africa competition, an initiative by Feed the Future’s African Women in Agricultural Research and Development project. Photo credit: Priscilla Addison, USAID/Ghana

Bridging Africa’s Gender Gap in Agriculture

With support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) project, through the U.S....
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Intelligence chiefs in Africa confer over mercenary, foreign terrorists

Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday hosted a regional workshop, organized by the Committee of Intelligence and Security Services in Africa (CISSA) to discuss...
African Center for Economic Transformation

Oil & Gas Event: local content and value addition of some African countries

A key concern about the management and use of Africa’s mineral, oil and gas (MOG) resources is that citizens of most resource-rich countries do...
Folorunsho Alakija and John Mahama

African Development Conference: Folorunsho Alakija and John Mahama speak at Harvard

The 8th Annual African Development Conference held at the Prestigious Harvard University this weekend. Under the theme which was to explore creative and collaborative...

Ghana back from junior swimming championships

– The National Junior Swimming team, arrived in Ghana over the weekend after...

African Business Center Proves Passion Towards Mentorship

The African Business Center For Developing Education, on Thursday 30th March 2017, proved its passion and commitment to mentorship and the development of Education...
Pile of smart phones

African smartphone market slows despite Chinese firms’ high interest

Chinese vendors continued to show high interest in Africa's smartphone market, despite signs of market slowdown, latest figures by research firm International Data Corporation...
A strong wave breaks on shore ahead of the landfall of Typhoon Chan-Hom in Wenling in eastern China's Zhejiang province July 10, 2015. (Chinatopix Via AP)

Oswald Okaitei Marks UNESCO World Poetry Day With Poem

DEAR WIND (For African Poetry—Marking UNESCO World Poetry Day) Dear wind, When you Are chanced to see the spirits that rage Against me, tell them I live; Tell them...
A view of the 26th AU summit is seen in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, on Jan. 30, 2016. The 26th ordinary session of the African Union (AU) heads of states and governments kicks off on Saturday at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

AU calls for solidarity with drought-hit African countries

The African Union (AU) on Thursday called for greater solidarity with African countries affected by the ongoing drought and famine. Moussa Faki...

Nkrumah Was Africa’s Finest – Mugabe

Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, has described Ghana’s first President Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, as a true revolutionist who fought for the emancipation of Ghana and...

Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership Drew Blank

The Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership, founded by Sudan-born telecoms tycoon Mo Ibrahim (pictured), has only been given four times in its...
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[email protected]: African Diaspora Homecoming Conference and Gala Event

As part of activities lined up to commemorate Ghana’s 60th Independence Anniversary, the Heritage and Cultural Society of Africa is teaming up with partner...
Youth participants at the forum

Ghana @ 60 Committee Challenges Youth To Be Innovative

The Planning Committee for Ghana at 60 Anniversary on Wednesday launched a competition christened: “Jubilee Innovation Challenge,” aimed at challenging the youth from 18...
Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines Welcomes TRAINAIR PLUS Symposium

Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, will host the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Global Aviation Training and TRAINAIR PLUS Symposium from April 11...

African Leadership Magazine Awards: Mahama Expected to Give Keynote Speech

Former President John Dramani Mahama will today deliver the keynote address at the African Leadership Magazine (ALM) Person of the Year 2016 Awards...
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Africans Asked To Take Clue From Happenings In Biblical History

Reverend Professor Eric Nii Bortey Hatsu Anum, has urged Africans to take a clue from the happenings in Biblical history as they continued to...
Isaac Dogbe

Isaac Dogbe Call On Sports Minister

The Minister for Youth and Sports Mr. Isaac Kwame Asiamah, has reiterated government’s commitment to ensure that, all recognized sporting disciplines in the country...
Elmina Shark

Elmina Sharks To Play First Ever Premier League Match

Ghana Premier league newbies, Elmina Sharks will host inform Aduana Stars at the Nduom Sports complex in their first ever premier league game in...

George Oppong Weah, Nana Addo Discuss Issues Of Mutual Concern

George Oppong Weah, Senator of the Montserrado County of Liberia, on Tuesday called on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to congratulate him on his...
Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines Ranked 11th Worldwide

Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, has been ranked 11th worldwide in flight on-time performance for the month of January 2017. The ranking was done...

Gov’t To Descend Heavily On Galamsey Operators

Government is set to clamp down on galamsey operations as a measure to restore water bodies in the country, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of...

African Heads of State Pledge Commitment to Promote Immunisation

Heads of State from across Africa have endorsed the Addis Declaration on Immunisation (ADI), a historic and timely pledge to ensure that everyone in...
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Ending Extreme Poverty Require Structural Change – Research

Although a large literature highlights the impact of personality traits on key labor market outcomes, evidence of their impact on agricultural production decisions remains...
Climate change

Stakeholders Join Force To Tackle Climate Change

Thirty-seven researchers from nine African countries including Ghana are to benefit from a programme to generate knowledge to assist the continent to effectively tackle...