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Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenyan president focuses on legacy projects

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has kept off politics as he focuses on securing his legacy in his second and final term. Kenyatta has chosen to...
South Sudan

South Sudan lauds China for supporting police training college

South Sudan's Inspector General of Police, Majak Akec Malou, on Friday hailed China for supporting the country's national police college as the country hastens...
digital

Over 5.4 million Kenyan households own TVs as digital migration booms

The number of households owning television sets in Kenya has hit over 5.4 million, with the upsurge attributed to a digital migration. The migration, which...
Brexit

Britain, Kenya hold talks on trade continuity amid Brexit

Kenya and Britain on Thursday evening held talks on how to ensure bilateral trade is not disrupted even after London exists from the European...
Photo taken on April 14, 2018 shows a view of the Syrian capital Damascus. The U.S. started military actions against Damascus before daybreak Saturday as loud explosions were heard with "red dots" seen flying from earth to the sky, reported Syrian state TV and Xinhua reporters in Damascus. (Xinhua/Ammar Safarjalani) (yy)

U.S., Britain, France attacks sites in Syria over use of chemical weapons

Though U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday he had ordered precise strikes on Syrian military facilities in a coordinated action with Britain and France,...
poor-sanitation

Ghana’s chronic sanitation issue won’t end in 2020 – expert

Ghana’s chronic sanitation challenge seems insurmountable and cannot go away by 2020 as government projects, experts have stated. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has made...
genocide

Rwanda remembers its fallen politicians

Rwandans on Friday remembered politicians killed during the 1994 genocide at the conclusion of the mourning week. The event took place at Rebero genocide memorial...
Soldiers of pro-government militia are pictured in Aleppo, Syria, on Dec. 11, 2016. (Xinhua/Yang Zhen) (zw)

UN Boss Fears Syrian Crisis Could Get Out of Hands

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday warned of the danger of a full-blown military escalation in Syria. "Increasing tensions and the inability to reach a...
UNDP

UNDP Rep. Refuses to Have Any Discussions With The Zambian Opposition

United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Representative in Zambia Janet Rogan has refused to meet the country's leading opposition party, which had asked to have...
Emmanuel Macron

Macron suggests extensive dialogue with Russia over Syria

French President Emmanuel Macron said Friday he was for a regular and stepped-up dialogue with Russia to end the humanitarian crisis in Syria and...
German special police stand in front of the Munich, southern Germany, main train station on 31, 2015.(AP File Photo).

German special forces grab 3 suspected terrorists

German special forces have arrested three terror suspects in the state of Saarland, state security and judicial authorities confirmed on Friday. The chief public prosecution...
debt

Zambia authorities strongly denies any wrong concerning foreign debt

The Zambian government on Friday denied reports that it was not being honest with the true foreign debt figure the country owes. Last week, reports...
Commonwealth Ghana

Commonwealth Games: Ghana’s 4X100 Relay Team Pull Out following Injuries

Ghana's 4*100 metres quartet withdrew from the preliminary race at the ongoing Commonwealth Games being staged at Carrara Stadium in Gold Coast, Australia due...
Apprentices Graduation

82 apprentices handed certificates after successful training

Eighty-two apprentices have been awarded certificates after undergoing vocational and technical skills training under the Sinapi Aba Trust (SAT) Youth Apprenticeship Programme at a...
PwC Logo

Basel II and III Implementation Symposium Held

Mr Vish Ashiagbor, Country Senior Partner of PwC Ghana, said the call on banks to shift from the current capital measurement framework to a...
Ghanaian Movie Stars

‘ROK3’ Promotes Ghanaian Movies on DStv and GOtv

MultiChoice and ROK, the award-winning film studio and entertainment brand, has launched a new Ghanaian channel dubbed ‘ROK3’ on DStv and GOtv. The new channel,...
payroll

CAGD Commended for Ridding Ghana’s Payroll Of Ghost Names

Mr Evans Opoku Bobie, the Deputy Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister has commended the Controller and Accountant General’s Department (CAGD) in its quest to eliminate all...
WiLAT ghana

WiLAT Role Model Resourcefulness Hailed

Mrs Cecilia Abena Dapaah, Minister for Aviation, has commended the Women in Logistics and Transport (WiLAT) for is mentorship initiative, that will see many...
cattle

Cattle ranching in Ghana Must Be Guided By By-Laws

Fulani herdsmen and crop farmers in the Karaga District of the Northern Region have called for a passage of a by-law on cattle ranching...
Ghanaian Female Porters

Gender Ministry Pledges to End Ghana’s “Kayayei” Situation

Dr Comfort Asare, Director of the Department of Gender of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP), said the Ministry was developing...
Mr Edmund Acheampong

Ghana requires huge investment in energy infrastructure

Ghana’s steady socio-economic development over the past few years has made it one of Africa’s fastest growing success stories, but in order to compete...
5-cedi-note

Saboba District Assembly and Youth team up for revenue mobilization

The Saboba District Assembly and the Saboba Youth Parliament have reached an agreement permitting the latter to assist the Assembly in revenue collection on...
A researcher prepares for a test at a national key laboratory of silkworm genome biology in Southwest University, Chongqing municipality, May 31, 2017. (Photo by CFP)

GSA to raise a modern laboratory facility

The Ghana Standard Authority (GSA) is to construct a modern laboratory in Kumasi to test and approve standardised electrical products. Mr Francis Mensah Akpaloo, a...
Mr Mohammed presenting the items to Alhaji Atchulo

MP for Mion Contributes to Education in his District

Mr Abdul-Aziz Mohammed, Member of Parliament for Mion Constituency in the Northern Region has presented items worth GHC90,000.00 to the Mion District Directorate of...
Director General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah

Cadres Comments On Double Salary Allegations

Some Cadres of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Greater Accra Region have described the indictment of 25 NDC MPs over the supposed...
USAID

USAID S4H Donates Two Health Facilities in VR

USAID’s Systems For Health (S4H) has donated basic healthcare equipment to primary care provider network facilities in two districts in the Volta Region. The items,...

PM for Sekyere East Assembly Elected

The Sekyere East District Assembly has elected a 40-year teacher, Emmanuel Adjei Baafi, as its new presiding member. He was the only candidate to have...

Tuobodom: Physically challenged Lynched

A 40-year-old physically challenged barber with four children has been killed at Tuobodom, a suburb of Prestea in the Western Region. The deceased, identified as...
Police

Police seeks public support to fish out counterfeit products

The Ghana Police Service on Friday stressed its determination to clamp down on dealers in counterfeit electrical products in the country. But, according to the...
curfew

Curfews on Kpatinga, Bimbila Alavanyo and Nkonya Reviewed

The Ministry of Interior has renewed the curfew hours imposed on Kpatinga, Bimbila and Alavanyo-Nkonya respectively Friday April 13, this year. A statement signed by...