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African women leaders pledge to advance transformation agenda

Women leaders from the Sub-Saharan African region on Friday pledged to leverage on their numerical strength, ingenuity and entrepreneur spirit to drive the continent's...
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Nigerian government confirms return of proscribed group leader from India

Nigerian government said on Friday the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, who left the country for medical treatment in India,...
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UNHCHR concerns about Zimbabwe socio-economic crisis

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCHR) on Friday said it was concerned about the socio-economic crisis unraveling in...
digital skills

Botswana launches training program for youth to acquire digital skills

Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Masisi has launched the first digital skills training program targeting to align the country's youth to the 4th industrial revolution wave. ...
Cyril Ramaphosa

Visiting SA president applauds Tanzania as shrine of Southern African liberation struggle

Visiting South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday hailed Tanzania as the shrine of the Southern African liberation struggle. "Tanzania provided inspiration...

WHO donates ICT equipment to boost health services in South Sudan

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday it has donated several Information Communication Technology (ICT) equipment to South Sudan's health ministry to enable...
European Union (EU)

Zambia’s cabinet approves ratification of economic partnership deal with EU

The Zambian cabinet has approved the need for the country to ratify the Eastern and Southern Africa Interim Economic Partnership agreement with the European...

Ghana’s Manyo-Plange named vice president of Basketball Africa League

The Basketball Africa League (BAL), a new professional league featuring 12 teams across the continent, has named Ghana's John Manyo-Plange as its vice president...

John Mahama lauds China for supporting Ghana’s development

Ghana's ex-president John Dramani Mahama has lauded China for its support for Ghana's development, a release said here on Friday. Conferring with...
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Ghana commissions huge fertilizer plant

A wholly-owned private Ghanaian company was commissioned here on Thursday, with an 800,000- metric -ton fertilizer production capacity at Asuboi, around 78 km north...

Ghana outlines roadmap to lift ban on small-scale mining

Early next month government of Ghana would start vetting concessions granted small-scale miners in the country, Minister for Environment, Science and Technology Innovation Kwabena...

A Chinese entrepreneurs work towards a better potato

After over 30 years of hard work in the potato industry, Wang Dengshe has risen from an entry-level researcher to the CEO of one...

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad will pay an official visit to China from Aug. 17 to 21 at the invitation of Chinese Premier Li...
Liaison Group visitation

Liaison Group’s developmental projects looks at 6 communities

Six communities in the catchment area of the Newmont Golden Ridge Limited in the Birim North District are to benefit ‘royalties’ for developmental projects...

Free SHS – Catholic Bishop Warns Against Swapping Quality for Quantity

Most Reverend Matthew Kwasi Gyamfi, the Catholic Bishop of Sunyani, has lauded the free SHS policy and cautioned that the nation must guide against...
Health HIV Prevention

USAID unveils program on HIV and AIDS prevention

USAID in collaboration with the Ghana Football Association and stakeholders in the health sector has outdoored a project dubbed “Protect the Goal” campaign to...
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Association in support of towing services fee

The members of the Concern Long Journey Drivers Association of Ghana have expressed their support for the implementation of the towing services charge. They therefore...

Top global business icons slated at Ghana International investment forum

Some top global business icons are expected to participate in Ghana’s three-day International Investment forum commencing, Sunday, a release from the Ghana Investments Promotions...
Ghana India

India FM, Akbar urges Indo-West African businesses to lift the poor up the poverty...

Visiting Indian Minister for External Affairs (Foreign Minister) Mobashar Jawed Akbar urged Indian and West African businesses here on Wednesday to help lift the...
Ghana India

Ghana, India to cement ties with construction of Foreign Service Institute

Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration and Mr Shri Mobashar Jawed Akbar, India’s External Affairs Minister, have turned...

Kpobiman chief to build school block for his community

Nii Tetteh Mensah Kootse I, the Chief of Kpobiman in the Ga West Municipality of the Greater Accra Region has pledged to construct a...
Ga Mantse

Ga Mantse Asks Ga’s to Stand United

Nii Adama Latse II, the Ga Mantse, has urged chiefs in Greater Accra Region not to allow some few politicians to create disunity amongst...

CSO’s Supports Special Prosecutor’s Office Establishment

Civil Society Organisations (CSO’s) have declared support for the setting up of the Office of Special Prosecutor, but have, however, expressed concern that the...

ECA Ready to Launch Ghana’s 2016 Profile

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) will on Monday launch the 2016 Country Profile of Ghana in Accra. The objective of this initiative is to...
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Government knows the needs of Ghanaians

Mrs Richardson Ama Kumi, the Sunyani Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), on Wednesday said Government is conscious of the needs of Ghanaians and will actualise...

Scientist remove viruses from live pigs by gene editing

Scientists have edited live pig genome to deactivate a family of retroviruses in a new research. The results hold important implications for transplant medicine in...

S. African learners awarded scholarships from Chinese community

Dozens of South African learners on Wednesday were awarded scholarships from the Chinese community in Cape Town. A ceremony was held at the Alexander Sinton...

SA government joins nation in remembering Marikana tragedy

The South African government on Wednesday joined the nation in remembering the Marikana tragedy, pledging to improve the living conditions of miners. The government observed...

Over 700 boys circumcised under campaign to curb HIV spread in Namibia

More than 700 boys aged 10 and above in the Zambezi region have been circumcised under a national voluntary medical male circumcision campaign launched...

Repatriation and inflow of funds continue to boost Namibia’s foreign reserves

Namibia's preliminary stock of international reserves now stands at 2.46 billion U.S. Dollars as of July 31, according to the Bank of Namibia. The central...