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50 people killed in Nigerian state

At least 50 people have been confirmed killed by gunmen who camped in a thick forest in Zamfara, a troubled state in northwestern Nigeria,...
Cultural Exchange

China, Ghana Cultural Exchanged Improved through arts

An art exhibition displaying traditional Chinese paintings and Ghanaian art works was held on Saturday, attracting the audience of both countries. The exhibition, themed “Silk...
Love Career Slated For April

Career and Love Affairs Conference Booked for April 6

The maiden edition of the Career and Love Affairs conference, is slated for the April 6, 2019 at the GNAT Hall, in Accra The conference...

CEO of Hearts announce the departure of 4 players

The Paramount Chief of Dormaa Traditional Area, Osagyefo Oseadeyo Agyemang Badu II, has reiterated the need for all stakeholders in sports to revisit the...

Agyemang Badu II calls on all Ghanaians to revisit beliefs of fair play

The Paramount Chief of Dormaa Traditional Area, Osagyefo Oseadeyo Agyemang Badu II, has reiterated the need for all stakeholders in sports to revisit the...
Vladimir Putin

Russian individuals, entities hit with new set of United States rules

The United States slapped a new round of sanctions on Russia on Friday, targeting Russian business elite and senior government officials, a move that...
John Magufuli

Tanzanite gemstone discoverer to be handsomely rewarded

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Friday pledged to issue 100 million Tanzanian shillings (about 44,000 U.S. dollars) to reward Jumanne Ngoma who discovered tanzanite...

200 immigrants saved by Libyan coast guards

Libyan coast guards rescued more than 200 illegal immigrants on two rubber boats off the coasts of the western cities of Sabratha and Zuwara,...

Sierra Leonean Opposition Grabs More Parliamentary Seats

Sierra Leone's main opposition All People's Congress (APC) has won a majority of seats in Parliament in the just concluded election, the National Electoral...
National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE)

NCCE, GRA takes tax compliance education to Bongo

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) and the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) have educated tax payers on the need to honour their tax...

GRA Frustrates Taxi Drivers in Bolga Municipality

Some taxi drivers in the Bolgatanga Municipality have expressed frustrations they go through at the offices of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in registering...

World Health Day: Stronger Health Systems and Funding Key Universal Health

On the occasion of World Health Day, April 7, 2018, the African Development Bank calls for increased and more quality investments in Africa’s health...
Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia

Ghana steps up revenue mobilization for its developmental duties

Ghana’s efforts to increase revenue generation with which to carry out its development mandate received a shot in the arm as Vice President Mahamud...

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...
US swims against tide of trade globalization

Trump slaps China with more tariff thereby worsening trade strains

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened to slap tariffs on 100 billion U.S. dollars of imports from China, drawing strong opposition from China...
Park Geun-hye

Park Geun-hye to serve 24 years jail term for corruption

A South Korean court on Friday sentenced the impeached President Park Geun-hye to 24 years in jail and fined her 18 billion won (17...
ZumaFormer South African president Jacob Zuma

Case of Corruption Against Ex-President Zuma Adjourned

The corruption case against former South African President Jacob Zuma has been postponed to June 8, the Durban High Court announced Friday. The lawyers for...

Libyan authorities debunks allegations of refusing Gaddafi’s family’s ID numbers

Libya's civil affairs department on Friday denied reports about refusing to grant late leader Muammar Gaddafi's family members national numbers, an electronic identification number...

Malaysian PM asks for parliaments closure whilst calling for elections

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Friday that the parliament will be dissolved on Saturday, paving way for the next general election to...
UN Security Council

UN Security Council Debates Over Salisbury Chemical Attack

The nerve-agent attack against a former Russian spy and his daughter in Britain's southwestern city of Salisbury sparked heated discussions between Russian and British...
CAF Africa Women’s Championship

Women’s CAF Qualifiers: Zimbabwe Humbles Namibia Ladies

Namibia's senior women's soccer team lost to Zimbabwe 2-0 in the 2018 Confederation of African Football (CAF) African Women Cup of Nations qualifiers first-round...
A wide view of members of the Security Council during a meeting on January 6. (Courtesy)

UN Security Council debates over Salisbury chemical attack

The nerve-agent attack against a former Russian spy and his daughter in Britain's southwestern city of Salisbury sparked heated discussions between Russian and British...

Kenya’s Harambee Starlet Plans On Beating Ugandan Ladies

The Kenyan National women's football team known as the Harambee Starlet have an eye on away goals to boost their chances of progressing in...
Even before the impact studies have been started, officials say 50 percent of the dam's construction has been completed [Reuters]

Tripartite Deliberations on Ethiopia’s Nile Dam Hanged

Sudan's Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour on Friday announced suspension of the tripartite talks between Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia without reaching a consensual solution regarding...
Mar-a-Lago, an estate and National Historic Landmark in Palm Beach, Florida. Source: Xinhua News Agency

Xi, Trump engage in deep-going, friendly, long-time talks at Mar-a-Lago resort

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday engaged with his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, here in a deep-going, friendly and long-time exchange, as the ever...

Blow to Kenya’s food security situation as armyworms invade farms

Kenya's food security situation faces a fresh threat as armyworms invade maize farms in different parts of the east African nation. The...
renewable energy

UNDP to promote south-south cooperation through trilateral renewable energy project

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is set to implement renewable energy project incorporating Ethiopia, China and Sri Lanka under the south-south cooperation framework. ...
Albert Kan-Dapaah

Ghana security minister calls for end to party vigilante groups

Ghana's Minister for National Security Albert Kan-Dapaah on Thursday called on legislators to help stop the increasing activities of vigilante groups which could create...
Namibian Dollar

Namibian Dollar to weaken against USD

The Chief Investment Officer of Equity and Asset Allocation at Capricorn Asset Management (CAM), Floris Bergh told Xinhua on Thursday that he foresees the...

Nigeria to begin voter registration ahead of 2019 polls

Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Thursday said its proposed April date for the commencement of its Continuous Voter Registration has not changed. ...