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Owabi Dam

Ghana builds 570 dams to complement agriculture

The Ghanaian government has started the construction of a total of 570 dams and 15 warehouses in the northern region to aid agricultural development,...
Persons with Disabilities Gets Support from Global Aid

Global Aid Goes to the aid of PWDs in Mamprobi

The Global Aid for Marginalized Ghana in partnership with Mamprobi Church of Christ has brought smiles to some persons living with disabilities in the...
cocoa

Ghana finds ways to help cocoa pricing

Ghana has led the development of a new global standard for sustainable cocoa and this is aiding image pricing of its cocoa on the...
flooding

Somali finds help for 500,000 displaced flood people

Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has appealed to the international community to support efforts to help 500,000 people affected by the floods that has...
Left-behind children, whose parents have left rural areas to become migrant workers in towns or cities, enjoy their free lunch in the school canteen in central China’s Anhui province. (Photo from People’s Daily Online)

In 2017 China extended financial assistance to 96 million Chinese students

China provided financial support for 95.9 million students including preschool children in 2017,or 1877 yuan (297 dollars) every student , according to data released...

Brong-Ahafo Records 98 Attempted Suicide Cases

Brong-Ahafo Region has recorded 98 cases of attempted suicide, a field survey conducted by MIHOSO International, a health centered Non-Governmental Organisation, has said. The survey,...

Tamale Sports Stadium To Be Named After Late Alhaji Aliu Mahama

Government is to rename the Tamale Sports Stadium after the late Alhaji Aliu Mahama in honour of the former vice President in the Kufuor...
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson of the AU Commission, attends the 26th AU summit 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)

Dr Zuma Emphasizes On Africa’s Need to Move From Aid

Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, a former Chairperson of the African Union (AU), has reiterated the need for Africa to be self-reliant instead of depending...

Nigeria’s Shoreline Raises Country’s Gas Supply Chain

Gasland, Shoreline and SPDC advance gas distribution in Lagos Shoreline Energy Limited (parent company of Gasland Company Ltd.) and The Shell Petroleum Development Company of...
Dr-Mahamudu-Bawumia

Lets All Build a Ghana Beyond Aid – Dr. Bawumia

Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has urged African countries to consider a future beyond aid as inflows from traditional donors dwindle across the continent. Addressing a...
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Industrialise Ghana Beyond Aid – Private Sector

The business community has tasked the government to build a self-reliant economy based on industrialisation and not one dependent on foreign aid. “For us to...

Rural Communities Asked to be Guardians of Water Facilities

Mr Abdul-Nashiru Mohammed, the Country Director of Water Aid Commission, has urged communities in rural areas to protect water facilities constructed for their use. ...
Burundian women

Mozambique unveils legal aid fair aimed at assisting women

The Mozambican Association of Women in Legal Career launched on Friday in Maputo the first national fair that is expected to help the population...
Syrian refugees arrive in Lebanon earlier this year after fleeing their homes in western Syria. The number of Syrian refugees has passed 2.563 million. UNHCR/A.McConnell

Austria provides further 2 million euros for Syrian refugee aid in Middle East

The Austrian parliament on Tuesday approved a further two million euros (2.2 million U.S. dollars) in funding for refugee aid in the Middle East. ...
Tecno

Tecno comes to the aid of Kenya’s drought victims

African mobile firm Tecno has offered donations worth 19,420 U.S. dollars to drought stricken families in northern Kenya. The mobile manufacturer, in...

Ghana: Australian High Commission Unveils 24 Direct Aid Projects

The Australian High Commission in Ghana hosted an event to launch 24 development projects receiving funding under the 2016-17 round of its Direct Aid...
food aid

Famine in Africa: More Than Humanitarian Aid Required

Famine is stalking Africa, threatening unprecedented levels of starvation. Famine has already been officially declared in parts of South Sudan’s Unity State, Somalia, and...
FILE (Xinhua) -- South Sudanese women carry water in a UN camp in Juba, capital of South Sudan, Dec. 22, 2013.

Increased in work permit fees impedes aid efforts to South Sudan

South Sudan's decision to hike permit fees for foreign workers may hamper humanitarian assistance to millions of people displaced by conflict and natural disasters...
Chief Willie Obiano, Executive Governor of Anambra State (m), Head of Service, Mr. Chidi Ezeoke (L) and Dr. Nkem Okeke, Deputy Governor (R) during the presentation of Mass Transit Buses to Civil Servants in Awka...yesterday

Turkish Government Ship 30 Buses To Local Gov’t Ministry

Mrs Nesrin Bayazit, the Turkish Ambassador has announced that the Turkish Government through its Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality has shipped 30 buses to the Ministry...
food aid

UN calls for urgent scale up of aid to avoid looming catastrophe in Somalia

The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Food Program (WFP) warned Friday that 6.2 million people in Somalia, nearly half the African country's...
WaterAid Ghana

Water Aid Ghana Increase Water Access In 5 Districts

The Intervention by Water Aid Ghana, has led to an increased access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) facilities in five districts across the...

People Who Practice Open Defecation To Be Arrested

The Municipal Environmental Health Unit of the Savelugu/Nanton Municpal Assembly (S/NM) is to begin arresting residents, who practise open defecation (OD) within the Municipality. Mr...
tax

Report proves tax havens assists in capital diversion

Unrecorded capital flight from developing countries, aided by tax havens, has made these countries net creditors to the rest of the world, according to...
A general view taken with a drone shows a mosque where forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad are stationed in Aleppo's government-controlled area of al-Masharqa, Syria October 20, 2016. [Photo/Agencies]

UN urges urgent aid and safe access to restive Aleppo

UN special envoy to Syria, Staffan de Mistura, is arriving Sunday in the capital Damascus for a brief meeting with Syrian Foreign Minister Walid...
Aid trucks enter the rebel-held town of Douma, east of Damascus, Syria, on Feb. 13, 2016. The aid, delivered by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent(SARC), includes milk for kids, insulin, and other medicine for chronic diseases. (Xinhua/Ammar)

Syria: UN reports Aid conveys inability to touch civilians

Following a weekly humanitarian taskforce meeting, the Special Envoy's Office reported "it was regrettable that no UN inter-agency cross-line convoys were able to proceed...
Kenyan

Kenya launches external resources policy to manage overseas aid

Cabinet Secretary in the National Treasury, Henry Rotich, told journalists in the capital Nairobi the policy will also guide the reporting of external assistance...
We have come a long way from the usual images depicting Africa as a starving continent.

NAM Traditional King comes to aid of starving community

"We are living from hand-to-mouth. My harvest and yields were very poor. I have been surviving on the minimal food supply I have left...

Somali leader appeals for aid amid severe drought

President Mohamud said several parts of Somalia have been affected by drought especially in regions in northern Somalia. "I appeal to the...
MoFA establishes demonstration centres to educate farmers

UN, EU to aid 200 smallholder farmers in Republic of Congo

Funded by the European Union (EU) to the tune of 1.5 million euros, the project will contribute to revival of agricultural production and will...
cocoa

Cocoa farmers schooled on ICT skills

Ms. Fatima Ali, the President, said this had become important given the difficulty many farmers were having with access to extension and technical services. ...

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