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AfDB

Board approves €7 million investment in Partech Africa Fund

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The African Development Bank’s efforts to channel critical investment funding to Africa’s entrepreneurs received a big boost on Thursday in Abidjan, where the Bank’s...
One-district, One-factory initiative

1D1F: Northern Region to Get 24 Factories Built

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Twenty-four (24) factories have so far been approved for construction in the Northern Region under the government’s “One District One Factory (1D1F)” initiative. Deputy Trade...
One-district, One-factory initiative

UWR: 8 factories to be built under governments 1D1F

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Government has approved for the construction of eight factories in Upper West Region under the “One District One Factory” (1D1F) initiative as part of...
Oscar

91st Oscars® Award Rules Endorsed

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The Academy’s Board of Governors has approved Oscars® rules and campaign regulations for the 91st Academy Awards®. Submission deadlines for awards eligibility have been changed....
Rev. Alex Acheampong

NPP Germany: Polls Wahala now over as Rev. Alex Acheampong’s election approved

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The main contender in the NPP Germany chairmanship race, Mrs Rebecca Aboagye Sarpong after the closely contested election held in Dusseldorf on 17th March,...
cocoa

US$1.3 billion loan approved for 2017/2018 cocoa purchase

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A US$1.3 billion, (GHC5.8 billion) syndicated loan have been approved by Parliament for the purchase of cocoa beans in the 2017/18 crop season. Dr...

Parliament Okays Last Batch of Deputy Ministers

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file image Parliament on Friday, before it rose for the Easter Holidays, approved by consensus 30 deputy ministers of state designate. The approval of the nominees,...

Parliament Approve Prez. Addo’s 10 Regional Ministers

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file image The ten deputy regional ministers nominated by the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo have been approved by Parliament following their vetting by the...

Afeku, Kyei Mensah Bonsu and Nine 9 others approved as ministers

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Parliament has by consensus approved the nomination of 11 nominees to serve as ministers of state in the Nana Akufo-Addo-led administration.The 11 nominees include...
Mustapha Hamid

Information Minister Designate Express Regret At Comments Attributed To Him

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Mr Mustapha Hamid, Minister for Information Designate, has told the Appointments Committee of Parliament of sanitising the political atmosphere and creating an environment devoid...

A.B.A. Fuseini Insists Afeku is not Fit for Tourism Ministry

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The National Democratic Congress (NDC) MP for Sagnarigu, A.B.A. Fuseini, has warned that MPs would be eroding Ghana’s democracy by willfully ignoring the laws...

Adwoa Safo: Oti Bless Did Not Serve Yet he Got Approved

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Vice Chairperson of Parliament’s Appointment Committee, Adowa Safo, has criticized the Minority for boycotting Gender and Social Protection Minister Nominee, Otiko Afisa Djaba’s approval, because...

Appointments Committee Approves Osafo-Maafo, Agyarko, and Others

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Parliament’s Appointment Committee has approved five other Ministerial nominees, bringing the total number of approved nominees to thirteen.The latest to be approved are Senior...

Akoto Osei Says Parliament Never Agreed on IMF Program

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The minister-nominee for Monitoring and Evaluation, Anthony Osei Akoto, has denied that Ghana’s loan agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), was approved by...
drugs

Australian drug that “melts” cancer cells approved for human use

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A drug that could "melt away" cancer cells has been approved for human use in Australia. Developed in Melbourne, Venetoclax, which will...

Mahama’s Current Residence is Part of His Retirement Package

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Former President John Dramani Mahama has explained that his decision to maintain the state residence he occupied while in office, contrary to recommendations made...

Newmont Ghana To Raise Contribution To NADeF

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The Ahafo Mine of Newmont Ghana Gold Limited (NGGL) is estimated to produce four million ounces of gold from its proposed underground mining, the...

Ghana’s accession to Budapest approved by cabinet

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The Convention pursues as a matter of priority a common criminal policy aimed at protecting countries against cyber crime by adopting appropriate legislation and...

WFP approves budget for South Sudan food aids in 2017

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The UN food agency said in a report received on Monday that the assistance will focus on refugee populations and areas in the country...
Labode Popoola

As Prof. Labode Popoola Becomes UNIOSUN Vice Chancellor

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The appointment was in line with the recommendation by the University Council led by the indefatigable Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Mallam Yusuf Ali...

Mozambique forms new agency to promote investment, export

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The agency is the combination of three institutions: the Exports and Imports Institute (IPEX), the Investment Promotion Center (CPI) and the Bureau of Economic...
AFP/File / Paul J. Richards Volkswagen's net profit slumped by 20.1% to 2.31 billion euros in the period from January to March, on a 3.4-percent decline in sales to 50.96 billion euros

Federal Judge supports settlement on VW’s diesel car emissions

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Under the terms of the settlement approved by Judge Charles Breyer of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, VW will...

Oti Bless’ Deputy Ministerial Appointment Goes Through

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Nkwanta North Member of Parliament, John Oti Bless has finally been approved as deputy Minister for Local Government and Rural Development. His approval...
Ghana's Parliament

Ghana parliament approves US$2.8 billion expenditure for Q1 2017

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This became necessary as, by law, no government is allowed during election years to present full budget estimates for the following year. ...
South Africa Flag

South African cabinet approves publishing of hate crime bill

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The Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill seeks to create the offences of hate crimes and hate speech and to...
A cameraman works at 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)

AU dispatch a team of long-term election observers to Ghana

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Following an invitation from the government of Ghana, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson of the AU Commission, has approved the deployment of the mission to Ghana's...

Burundi replaces assassinated lawmaker at regional parliament

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Muhirwa, a Hutu elected in senatorial elections in 2015 in Kirundo constituency, is a member of the Burundian ruling party, the National Council for...
climate change

Namibia gets US$21 million grant for climate change adaptation

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In an announcement on Tuesday, the Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia (EIF) said that the projects will be implemented over a period of five...
IMF

IMF approves US$116 million for Ghana

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With the approval on Wednesday, the IMF has approved the disbursement of some 116 million U.S. dollars to the West African nation. ...
World Bank Office Ghana

World Bank approves US$15 million aid program for Ghana

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The facility is to strengthen Ghana's institutional capacity in domestic revenue mobilization, public investment management, debt management, and governance of State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs), said...