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Actionaid Ghana

ActionAid puts its 2nd phase of Adaklu project in motion

The project, captioned “POWER- Promoting Opportunities for Women Empowerment and Rights” has a five year life span with a 3.5 million euro funding from...
Secondhand underwear is sold illegally at New Soweto Market in Lusaka. Traders refuse to have their faces shown for fear of getting in trouble with law enforcement. Prudence Phiri, GPJ Zambia

Zambia tightens measures to curb second-hand underwear smuggling

Zambia banned the importation of used pants and bras in 2013, citing health hazards especially for women but the commodities are still being sold...
Wood-Exports

Tanzania’s leading port set to improve operations

Deusdedit Kakoko, TPA Director General, said the new system called port operating system (POS) will enable TPA, among other things, to communicate directly with...
tax

Tanzania’s tax watchdog to verify TIN numbers to boost revenue collection

Alphayo Kidata, the Commissioner General for the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA), said the program will go in tandem with the issuance of new TIN...
Bashar Al-Assad

Syria: Americans gave their support to US involvement in terror fight

The U.S. military is involved in a two-pronged effort in the war-torn Middle Eastern nation -- one to defeat Islamic State militants, and the...
Robb Sweets Sellers Association

PZ Cussons Pulls Robb Sweets Sellers Together Under One Umbrella

Dubbed: “Robb Sweets Sellers Association (ROSSA), “ the scheme is the first of its kind in the country and would enable PZ Cussons to...
Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast government to reinforce media freedom

The information was revealed by government Spokesman Bruno Kone after a cabinet meeting held in Abidjan on Wednesday. "The new law will...
education

Ghana and Rhode Island University Build ties with Ghana

The institutions visited were the University of Cape Coast (UCC), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, the University of Ghana and Ghana Institute...
NHIS

GHS, NHIS Hold Talks On Universal Access to Health

The meeting, which is being held quarterly is to help remove the bottlenecks that impede universal access to health coverage. ...
Wpid Pirates

Nigeria dispatch 10 war ships to wade off pirate attacks

The operation would contain the high spate of attacks by oil thieves on critical oil and gas installations and other criminality prevalent on the...

Cricket Association of Ghana holds gathering for journalists

The seminar was attended by the Operations Manager of the association, Mr. Henry B. Ackom, the vice president of the association, Mr Kwame Asare...
CHRAJ

Bawku West forms a child protection network

Mr Paul Chinatra, the District Director of CHRAJ, said the district needed a child protection network to speed up responses to child rights and...
Mr Julian Kingsley Opuni, Divisional Director for Retail Banking, presenting a gold coin to a winner during the customer appreciation draw

Fidelity Bank gives Gold bars to customers as rewards

The grand draw held over the weekend marked the end of a year-long promotional activities which has witnessed over 105 customers being honoured with...
SME

Businesses to take advantage of Innohub Accelerator Programme

The six-month programme is expected to take participants through various training courses, including business planning, financial planning, among others to get them ready for...
UNFA

Global Organizations join hands to increase land tenure

Working together, these not-for-profit organisations are seeking to establish the first globally applicable framework for recording land information under the globally agreed Voluntary Guidelines...
Paul Evans Aidoo

Western region’s rural water coverage still far behind

He listed some of the interventions as the construction of asphalt roads, resealing of rural feeder and urban roads, provision of school infrastructure, CHP...
File Photo: President Muhammadu Buhari inspecting the Guards of honour.

Niger Delta Says Coup Story was aimed at destabilizing the military

Youths in the Niger Delta under the auspices of the Niger Delta Youths Solidarity Movement (NDYSM) have said the recent coup story making...
A doctor examines a larva of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the carrier of Zika virus, in a laboratory of the Ministry of Health, in San Jose, Costa Rica, on Jan. 29, 2016. The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said it would convene an International Health Regulations emergency committee on the Zika virus to ascertain whether the outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern.(Xinhua/Kent Gilbert) (jp) (sp)

Rwanda partners with South Korea to promote e-health

The MOU will also facilitate cooperation on digital healthcare between Yonsei University Health System and University Teaching Hospital of Kigali (CHUK). Briefing...
Nii Lantey Vanderpuye with Appiah and the Primeval team

Vodafone’s Unity Match Gets Ministers approval

The Vodafone Unity Matches, which is a brain child of Primeval Media, a renowned media event organiser, will in...
real estate

Tanzania’s real estate market to be governed by new laws

Lukuvi told the National Assembly in the east African country's political capital Dodoma that the bill for enacting the law will be tabled in...
SME

Developing Ghana’s SMEs Structures

These businesses are in the spotlight following greater awareness of their contribution to the country’s economic development. Professor Alarbi has therefore tasked the Ministry of...
Ugandan

Twenty Ugandan trainees leave for China for vocational training

The trainees drawn from different specialties in the Municipal Council located 40km south of the capital Kampala will gain skills in fish farming, information...
Hollande

France stops pursuing set of constitutional reforms on terrorism

The reforms included clauses to strip citizenship from people convicted of an "attack on the life of the nation," and enshrine some security measures...
Maize

Maize productivity to grow in Africa

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement center (CIMMYT) and its partners launched Stress Tolerant Maize for Africa (STMA) to diminish devastating environmental effects in...

Cambodia and US forces conduct joint military exercises

The two-week exercise is being held at the Training Centre for Multinational Peacekeeping Forces in Phnom Sroch district of Kampong Speu province, about 70...
economy

DR Congo government, private sector agree on measures to stabilize economy

In late January, the government presented 28 measures to FEC, seeking consensus before their implementation. A statement from the Economy...
Spio-Garbrah

Govt to back promotion of local products with policy

To this end, government will introduce a major policy to encourage the patronage of local products as a way of boosting the capacity of...
Guinea Worm

DR Congo and WHO unveil initiative to eradicate Guinea Worm

The campaign aims to enable DR Congo to be certified as a country where the disease has been effectively eradicated, according to health authorities....

DR Congo urges Rwanda to respect its international commitments

In a letter sent to the UN Security Council which was published on Thursday in Kinshasa, DR Congo ambassador to UN Ignace Gata Mavita...
Botswana

Botswana announces fiscal motivation program

The ESP is a program that is meant to boost economic growth through increased government spending in identified sectors, diversify the economy and accelerate...