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Ghana Tennis Youth

Tennis Coach Calls for More Competition for Our Athletes

Henry Quansah National Coach of the Ghana Tennis Federation (GTF), has said, more competitions are needed for athletes to gain exposure and experience to...
Mr Yaw Buabeng Asamoah

Adenta MP Ask Ghanaians to Guard the Environment

Mr Yaw Buabeng Asamoah, Member of Parliament (MP) for Adenta, has called on Ghanaians to change their attitude towards the environment for them to...
rugby

U-20 Africa World Rugby: Kenya to Represent Africa

Kenya will represent Africa at the World Rugby Under-20 tournament set for July 9-21 in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil. Kenya's junior rugby union team...
Maxresdefaultvideo

France Humbles Denmark to a 4-0 Goal

FIFA Women's World Cup hosts France showed no mercy to Denmark with a 4-0 victory in an international friendly on Monday with less than...
robber

Nigeria: Bank Robbers Attack and Kill Seven People

At least seven people were killed following a robbery attack on a commercial bank in Ondo state in southwest Nigeria, eye witnesses and local...
World Bank

World Bank Estimated Sub-Saharan African Growth for 2018 At 2.3 percent

Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to have slowed down to 2.3 percent in 2018 from 2.5 percent in 2017, the World Bank...
Representatives and employees of Chinese firms participating in the ceremony pose for photo at Chinese Embassy in Kenya in Nairobi, Kenya, April 8, 2019. (Xinhua/Lyu Shuai)

Kenyan Workers happy over their trip to China

Mark Okumu has been a chef at China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) for the last two decades and his watershed moment arrived in...
Rwandan President Paul Kagame, his wife Jeannette Kagame, African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker light the flame of remembrance at the Kigali Genocide Memorial during the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the 1994 Rwandan genocide against Tutsi, in Kigali, capital of Rwanda, on April 7, 2019. Rwandans on Sunday started the commemoration to mark the 25th anniversary of the 1994 genocide that left over 1 million people dead, mainly ethnic Tutsis, with President Pual Kagame calling for continued efforts to transform the country. (Xinhua/Office of the President of Rwanda)

AU Urge Africans to Renew Their Pledge as They Remember Victims

As Africa marks the 25th Anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, the African Union (AU) has called on Africans to renew...
A young Rwandan lights the candle for Rwandan President Paul Kagame at a night vigil to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the 1994 Rwandan genocide against Tutsi, in Kigali, capital of Rwanda, on April 7, 2019. Rwandans on Sunday started the commemoration to mark the 25th anniversary of the 1994 genocide that left over 1 million people dead, mainly ethnic Tutsis, with President Pual Kagame calling for continued efforts to transform the country. (Xinhua/Office of the President of Rwanda)

Rwandan Leader Praises Macron’s Effort in Unravelling France Involvement in 1994 Genocide

Efforts made by French president Emmanuel Macron is "significant progress" towards investigating France's role in the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, Rwandan...
Golan Heights

U.S. Pronouncement Over Golan Heights or Shebaa Farms is Symbolic

Lebanese experts are concerned that the United States' recent decision of recognizing Israel's sovereignty over the occupied Syrian Golan Heights would also include the...
Cows

Tanzania to Upgrade Pastoralists into Modern Ranchers

Tanzania on Monday launched a national program aimed at changing traditional pastoral practices into modern methods of animal husbandry so as to raise productivity...
Blood

Dogs Are Capable of Detecting Cancer in Blood

A study showed dogs can accurately sniff out cancer in blood, which may lead to new cancer-screening approaches that are inexpensive and without being...
Eskom

S. Africa’s Power Utility Falls on Electric Vehicles

South Africa's power utility Eskom on Monday said it is working with major players in the electric vehicle (EV) market in the country to...
Iran

Iran blacklists U.S Forces in West Asia

Iran's Supreme National Security Council on Monday announced U.S. Central Command forces in West Asia as "terrorist group," official IRNA news agency reported. Iran's Supreme...
travel afcon

16 Saudi Arabians Banned from Entering U.S

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has ordered to ban 16 Saudi individuals from entering into the United States over the death of Saudi...
US President describes impact of Paris Accord

U.S President Brands Iran’s Military as a Terrorist Group

U.S. President Donald Trump has designated Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a "foreign terrorist organization" (FTO), a move that will further worsen...
Dirty Water

Ghana faces wide gaps in urban and rural water supplies

Christiana Senyo, an eight-year-old pupil lives in Otwi-Tri, about 65 kilometers north of Ghana's capital, wakes up early in the morning only to fetch...
Ishmael Arthur

Arthur Says There is nothing magical about Kenya

Ishmael Arthur, one of the leading long distance runners in the country, is unperturbed about the growing interest of Kenyans in the 2019 Kwahu...
NPP

NPP Loyal Ladies Celebrate 3rd Anniversary

The Loyal Ladies, an all-female volunteer group, under the Youth Wing of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) at the weekend embarked on a...
Ghana’s Beach Volleyball Team

Ghana fails to make it to Africa Volleyball Championship

Ghana’s Beach Volleyball team, will miss the 2019 Elite African Beach Volleyball Championship in Egypt, due to lack of funds. ...
Ms Sarah Adwoa Sarfo Gimpa

Quality Research Findings Remains Core Part of Parliament Operations

Ms Sarah Adwoa Sarfo, the Deputy Majority Leader of Parliament, has call for a high-quality research finding for Parliament to use as evidence in...
Madam Jane Amerley Oku

Sabon Zongo Youth advised to stay away from violence

Madam Jane Amerley Oku, the Chief Executive Officer of the Janok Foundation, a community-based organisation at Sabon Zongo in Accra has advised the Muslim...
court

Court Throws Out Contempt Application Against FDA

The Financial and Economic Crimes Division Court of the Accra High Court on Monday dismissed a contempt application against the Food and Drugs Authority...
Codetrain App

Codetrain Students Design Software Application social issues

Codetrain Ghana, an App development company, is equipping its students with technology skills to develop software applications to address social challenges and as an...
Mr Moses Anim

Anim reiterates the need for land banks

Mr Moses Anim, Second Deputy Majority Chief Whip is calling for the protection of Ghana’s agrarian lands against mortgaging for estate development. He made a...
Dr Emmanuel Asare Kusi Income Tax

Methodist Bishop Advise religious leaders to settle their income obligations

The Bishop of the Koforidua Diocese of the Methodist Church, Right Reverend (Rev) Dr Emmanuel Asare-Kusi, had called on all religious leaders in the...
World Bank

Economist Say CFTA’s Execution Will Bring Down Trade Volatility

Mr Albert Zeufack, the Chief Economist for Africa World Bank, has urged African governments to ratify and implement the Continental Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)...
Political Vigilantism

NCCE rallies media support towards vigilantism demobilisation

Mrs Josephine Nkrumah, the Chairperson of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) on Monday called on the media and stakeholders to compliment the...
blood

Foundation Puts Together Blood Donation Event

The Samuel Amo Tobin Foundation, over the weekend organised a blood donation and health screening exercise in Accra to support the National Blood Service...
Mtn

MTN Ghana Settles Taxes Totaling Gh₵1.5 Billion

Telecoms giant, MTN Ghana, last year, paid a total of GHC1.48 billion in taxes, out of which, GHC1.3 billion went to the Ghana Revenue...