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Chinese enterprise pledges to help uplift sports in Zambia

A Chinese Enterprise has pledged to support various sports disciplines in Zambia on Copperbelt province as a way of giving back to the community. ...
Burundian women

Namibia to consolidate women empowerment policies

Namibia needs to consolidate its policies to drive gender equality in politics and business, Namibian Deputy Prime Minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah said Friday. ...
Bank of Ghana

Bank of Ghana revokes licenses of 23 insolvent financial institutions

A total of 23 Ghanaian financial institutions have their licenses revoked because of insolvency, a statement from Ghana's central bank reached to Xinhua on...

Chinese language increasingly popular among young Ghanaians

Benjamin Gyimah, 21, is a high school graduate working at GS Plaza Hotel, a leading Chinese hospitality facility in Ghana's capital. He...
agricultural productivity

FAO targets agriculture to arrest Africa’s threatening youth unemployment

Agriculture provides the key to rolling back the lingering youth unemployment and poverty in Africa, an official of the United Nations’ (UN) Food and...

Ghana needs paradigm-shift in forest management – expert

A campaigner and Forest Advocate has called on Ghana to have a paradigm-shift in its forest management in order to have sustainable use of...

Tanzania rates hotels in northern tourism circuit

The Tanzanian government has graded 230 hotel facilities in the country's northern tourism circuit, a senior official announced Thursday. Gaudence Milanzi, permanent secretary in the...

Namibia’s construction industry continues on sluggish path

The number of building plans approved within the capital city, Windhoek municipal area by July 2017 contracted by 6.2 percent year-to-date (YTD) to 2,050...
Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu

Nigeria to deepen efforts in promoting raw materials development: minister

The Nigerian government will intensify efforts in promoting competitiveness in raw materials and products development in the country, Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya...
stock market

Kenya’s bourse turnover declines as foreign investors raise sales

Turnover at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) on Thursday went down 50 percent as foreign investors sustained sales. The market recorded a turnover of 5.6...

Lightning, flash floods kill 4 in northern Ethiopia

Lightning, flash floods have killed four people in Amhara regional state located in northern Ethiopia on Wednesday night. Amhara regional state Police department Public Relations...
37 Military Hospital

Fumigation Exercise to be Carried Out At 37 Military Hospital

The 37 Military Hospital will conduct a routine fumigation exercise at the Medical Emergency Unit from Thursday August 17 to Sunday August 20. A statement...
Students of Minilik high school test the new school net program in class after the launching ceremony in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Oct. 9, 2015. Ethiopia on Friday launched a school net system by china's leading telecom company Huawei in Ethiopia's capital. The system connects 64 high schools and one university collage to share resources and make educational exchange. (Xinhua/Michael Tewelde)

Educational Sector Needs No Politicization – GNAPS

Mr Eric Appiah, the National President of the Ghana National Association of Private Schools (GNAPS), has called on the public to desist from politicising...

Government moves to reduce Ghana’s Housing Deficit

Mrs Freda Prempeh, the Deputy Minister of Works and Housing, has re-affirmed government’s commitment to acquire some apartments from Sethi Realty, a Real Estate...

MTN Spin the Wheel Promo Rewards Two

Ms Linda Ayi, graduate of the University of Cape Coast and Mr Isaac Sarfo Boakye, a Mathematics teacher at the Agona Senior High Technical...
Hon. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful delivering the keynote address at the opening of the Cyber Secuirty Course at KAIPTC

Lack of Competencies a Big Challenge to Cyber Security

Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Minister for Communications, has said that the unavailability of the critical competencies to deal with cyber security issues is a primary...

Association Charge Government to Improve Post-retirement Healthcare

The National Pensioners Association, under the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), have launched their 25th Anniversary with a call on Government to...
Burnt alive

Kikam Car Crash Claims The Lives of Three

Three people have been burnt to death in a car crash at Kikam in the Ellembele District of the Western Region. The gory crash which...
Poisonous fish

Kpando Assembly Convenes Emergency Meeting Over Food Poisoning

The Kpando Municipal Assembly has summoned an emergency meeting following reports of food poisoning in the Municipal area which allegedly caused the death of...

Mr Peter Abum Sarkodie Appointed As EPAs Executive Director

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed Mr Peter Abum Sarkodie as the new Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Mr Sarkodie, until...

280 Teachers Take Training on Reading and Writing in Local Languages

Two hundred and eighty teachers in the Dormaa Central Municipality are currently undergoing training in reading and writing of eleven local languages. It is to...

Grievance Redress Committee Receives Training Under GCAP

The Ghana Commercial Agriculture Project (GCAP) has put in place a mechanism to resolve grievances that may arise as a result of the implementation...
Ethiopian Retrofitted

Ethiopia’s B767-300 fleet comes with flatbed seats & wifi IFE

Ethiopian Airlines Group, the largest airline in Africa, has fully refurbished its Boeing 767-300 ER fleet and availed for service on its India, Middle...

Mason Acquitted Over Defilement

A 47-year old mason, who was accused of defiling a nine year old girl at Pantang Village has been acquitted and discharged by an...

Kumasi MCHH Project Almost Complete

A theatre block being built for the Kumasi Maternal and Child Health Hospital (MCHH), to raise the quality of care, is expected to be...

Ghanaian nurse living abroad supports accident victim

Germany-based Ghanaian nurse, Nana Afia Akoma Boateng, has donated assorted food items together with cash of GHȼ4,000.00 in support of a seven-year old school...
Birender Singh Yadav

India Business Community Hails Ghana for Sound Business Atmosphere

The Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has applauded Ghana for creating a very attractive business environment for Indian businesses. It said the...
Labour Unions

Ghana Must Consider Labour Exportation Option – Alex Hamah

Mr. John Alex Hamah, Veteran Trade Unionist and the National Secretary of Trade Union Congress Veterans Association of Ghana, says Ghana can solve her...

TaMA Asked to Tackle Sanitation Challenges

Some participants at a town hall meeting organized by the Tamale Metropolitan Assembly (TaMA) in Tamale on Wednesday have called on TaMA to come...
President Akufo-Addo delivering a speech at the graduation ceremony

President Says He Will Not Falter in Anti-corruption Drive

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Thursday stated, emphatically, that his government’s determination to rein in corruption in Ghana is non-negotiable. He said Ghanaians had...