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Akufo-Addo

Sunyani Municipal Assembly Approves Presidents Nominee

Madam Justina Owusu-Banahene, the President's nominee for the position of Municipal Chief Executive (MCE)for the Sunyani has been overwhelmingly endorsed. All the 47 assembly...
Women Fisheries

Chief Fisherman of Sekondi Approves Closed Fishing Season

Nana Kweku Yiadom, the Sekondi Chief Fisherman has welcomed the directive issued by the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development to ban fishing for...
Electricity

Namibia’s energy regulator approves 2.5 percent cut in bulk electricity tariff

Namibia's Electricity Control Board (ECB) said Thursday that it has approved a 2.5 percent cut by the country's power utility in bulk tariff for...
Kumasi airport

Ghana’s Parliament Okays €58.9 Million Contract for Kumasi Airport

Parliament on Thursday approved an EPC/Turnkey contract of 58.9 million euros between the Government of Ghana and Contracta Construction UK Limited for the execution...
Ghanaian Parliament

Parliament Okays Military Housing Loans

Parliament has approved a loan facility of US$100,000,000 for the Ministry of Defence for the construction of a Housing Project and other rehabilitation works...
Ghanaian Parliament

Ghana’s parliament okays new ministers

Parliament has approved the appointment of 18 persons nominated by President Nana Akufo-Addo for Ministerial and Deputy Ministerial positions for the newly-created regions However, the...
Right to Information (RTI)

Ghana’s Right to Information Bill finally approved

Parliament has finally approved the Right to Information (RTI) Bill after two decades. The Bill which was passed after its third reading at 8:30 pm...
Mali Terror Attacks

PM for Cambodia Devotes US$15 Million for armored Cars for Peacekeeping Efforts

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Monday that he approved last week a budget of 15 million U.S. dollars to purchase...
Gra Campaign

GRA Boss Approves Punctuality Education Campaign

Mr Emmanuel Kofi Nti, the Commissioner-General Ghana Revenue Authority, over the weekend signed a pledge of punctuality with Punctuality Ghana Foundation, a demonstration of...
Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

Ghana’s Cabinet Okays New Downstream Petroleum Policy

Cabinet on Thursday, March 14, approved a new Downstream Petroleum Policy framework to ensure a Ghanaian-driven and Ghanaian-owned industry capable of attracting increased local...
aviation

Ghana’s President Approves Civil Aviation Amendment Bill

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo -Addo , on Friday March 8, assented to the Ghana Civil Aviation (Amendment) Bill to become Act 985...
Dora Siliya

Zambian cabinet approves constitution amendment bill

Zambia's cabinet has approved a bill that gives impetus to plans to amend the country's constitution, a senior government official said on Thursday. ...
Omar Hassan Ahmad Al-Bashir

Sudanese Parliament Accepts Six Month State of Emergency

Sudan's National Assembly (parliament) has approved the state of emergency earlier declared by Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, but reduced its period from one year...
Accepted: Peter Kuwani (right) and his running mate Archibald Kalawang’oma

Malawi electoral body approves 9 presidential candidates

Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has approved nine out of ten candidates who presented their nomination papers earlier in the month to battle for the...
Michael Lohan

Dina Lohan Ex Gives Approves of her new Boyfriend

The 'Celebrity Big Brother' housemate revealed on the show she had been romancing someone she had never met, or even spoken to on FaceTime,...
Two elephants are seen in the Chobe National Park, northern Botswana, March 24, 2015. The Kasane Conference on The Illegal Wildlife Trade was held on Tuesday in Kasane, the gateway to the Chobe National Park, with delegations from 35 countries and around 20 international organizations. (Xinhua/Lu Tianran)(azp)

Tanzania’s Lawmakers Agrees to Convert 5 Game Reserves to National Parks

Tanzanian Parliament on Saturday approved the upgrading of five game reserves to national parks. The approval, made in the capital Dodoma, brought to 22...
miners

Tanzanian parliament approves bill designed to remove withholding tax for small-scale miners

Tanzanian Parliament on Saturday endorsed a bill designed to remove payment of withholding tax of 5 percent by small-scale miners in the nation. The bill...
drones for medical delivery

Ghana’s parliament approves deal for drone technology for medical delivery

Ghana's Parliament on Tuesday approved a deal that will allow the use of Unarmed Aerial Vehicles, known ordinarily as drones, for medical delivery. ...

Cabinet okays cost for building 10 fishing harbours

The Government has approved $235 million dollars for the construction of 10 Coastal Fishing Harbours and Landing Sites, as part of its vision to...
World Bank Office Ghana

World Bank approves financing for Ghana’s land reforms

The World Bank group has approved a 35 million U.S. dollars financing to support Ghana's land administration project, a release from the country office...

South African cabinet approves amended convention on nuclear material protection

The South African cabinet has approved the Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM), it was announced on Thursday. The...
the world bank

World Bank approves US$41 million grant for Gambia

The World Bank announced on Thursday that it has approved the sum of 41 million U.S. dollars for the government of Gambia as a...
dollar

AfDB endorses US$20 million for Liberia’s SMEs

The African Development Bank has approved US$ 20 million facility to boost lending to small and medium-sized enterprises in Liberia. The loan, approved by the...
afdb

AfDB Approves Funds for On-grid IPP Solar Power Procurement Deal

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a US $1.5-million grant from the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) to...
Buhari

Buhari approves new security measures to curb killings

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday approved the establishment of a new Battalion of the Nigerian Army, as well as a new Police Area Command, in...
Photo taken on Dec. 21, 2015 shows the sign of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in Beijing, capital of China. [Photo/Xinhua]

AIIB membership up to 86 as it approves more applications

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) announced Wednesday that its board of governors has adopted resolutions approving applications from Papua New Guinea and Kenya...
IMF

IMF approves further US$191 million in support funding for Ghana

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved on Monday a further 191 Million US Dollars as part of its three-year support program to government of...

Chad parliament approves new constitution

May Day in France: scattered unions, united far-right Read more Macron looks to closer ties with Australia Read...
Joao Lourenco

Angola’s ruling party approved candidacy of new leader

Angola's ruling People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) approved on Friday the candidacy of President Joao Lourenco for the party's presidency, in...
SMEs

FAPA gives approval to three projects to boost Africa’s SME development

Donors to the Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA) – consisting of the African Development Bank, the Government of Japan and the Government...