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Ike Ekweremadu

Nigerian diaspora body condemns attack on senator in Germany

Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) on Sunday condemned the attack on Senator Ike Ekweremadu at the 2nd Annual Igbo Cultural Festival held in Nuremberg,...
Former Secretary General of the United Nations Kofi Annan

Former Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan

Former Secretary General of the United Nations Kofi Annan passed away at the age of 80 at a Swiss hospital on Saturday. While mourning him,...
Kofi Annan

Former UN chief, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan

Former Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan passed away in Switzerland at the age of 80 on...

Black Stars B Prepares for Sunday with Burkina Faso

The local Black Stars would lock horns with Burkina Faso local national team at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium, on Sunday, for the second...

NGOs Draws Programme Aimed At Reducing HIV/AIDS Stigmatization

The Concern Health Education Project, an NGO in collaboration with SEND Ghana has organized a programme for Districts Citizens Monitoring Committee (DCMCs) to reduce...
ActionAid Study

Women empowerment suffers over unpaid care work – Study

A baseline study conducted by ActionAid Ghana as part of the POWER project has shown that the burden of Unpaid Care Work (UCW) on...
From next month clients are likely to pay more for any service?rendered to them by a bank.

Ghana’s Banking Sector Needs Strict Supervisory Control

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of Ghana urged the country's central bank here on Friday to take steps to strengthen its regulatory measures. Addressing the...
Agriculture in Africa

University of Ghana champions well-being of citizens through agriculture

The University of Ghana, Legon, on Friday hosted a workshop with industry, academia and other stakeholders to strategize in using agriculture to eradicate poverty...
Reliefs carried by China International Search and Rescue Team are seen at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, April 26, 2015. Members of China International Search and Rescue Team arrived in Nepal on Sunday to carry out humanitarian rescue work following a strong quake struck the country on Saturday. (Xinhua/Zhou Shengping)

Ghana to support Sierra Leon with US$1 million

Ghana has mobilized relief items valued at one million U.S. dollars for victims of the flood and mudslide disaster in Sierra Leone, the government...

Guinness Ghana Makes a Strong Mark on Stock Market

Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited the leading total Beverage Business in the country with an outstanding collection and the only beverage business listed on the...

Aug. 18 major Kenyan media outlets

-- Government to investigate officials managing Team Kenya at the Rio Olympics as claims of mistreatment of athletes and managers, and theft of resources...
Zambia map

Aug. 18 major Zambian media outlets

-- Police in southern Zambia said about 300 opposition supporters have been charged with various offences for post-election related violence. Zambia Police...

Aug. 18 major South African media outlets

-- Although it saw a 16% rise in credit impairments for the six months to June, Standard Bank has not burnt its fingers on...
File photo provided by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) shows the Swan Lake Gazebo in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. The Singapore Botanic Gardens is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site after it was inscribed at the 39th session of the World Heritage Committee in Bonn, Germany, local TV Channel NewsAsia reported on July 4, 2015. (Xinhua)

The Essence Of Being A Garden and Flower Club Member

Daisy is 33, a Corporate Affairs Manager at a large and renowned multinational company. She was in a bad state and was stressed mentally, emotionally...
FPSO Atta Mills

GNPC indicates first oil flow

President, John Dramani Mahama is expected to turn the valve on FPSO Professor John Evans Atta Mills to signal the flow of the first...
Mr James Asare-Adjei, AGI President

AGI asks private entities to support EXIM Bank

Mr James Asare-Adjei, the AGI President, said the activities of the bank would inure to the benefit of industries and businesses in the country. He...
Dr Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku delivering his address

BoG to uproot deceitful microfinance companies

Dr Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku, the Governor of Bank of Ghana, said recent events had shown that unregulated and poorly supervised financial systems might lead to...
milo marathon

10,000 runners expected to compete in Accra 29th Milo Marathon

The marathon themed “Every Champion Starts by Taking a Giant Step” will be contested in two categories. The mass category, which will cover a...

Escapes in GCB Bullion Van Robbery Recaptured

Corporal Kissi Abrokwa, Lance Corporal Solomon Elvis Mensah, alias “Fire” and Mohammed Bengyima, fled under mysterious circumstances when being transported to the Regional Police...

Kpodo: Ho Central Will Be Disastrous for NPP

He said the NPP is in for disaster. He said the National Democratic Congress (NDC) remains solid in the constituency and working to deepen the...
A Tupolev Tu-22M3 Backfire long-range bomber hits ISIS targets in Syria's Aleppo, Deir Ez Zor and Idlib governorates. Best possible quality. (Sputnik Photo)

Russia endorses Aleppo’s 48-hour Cease Fire

"The Special Envoy welcomes the Russian Federation statement, and the United Nations humanitarian team is now set to mobilize itself to respond to this...
Charlotte Osei - Ghana's Electoral Commissioner (EC)

Ghanaians trust in their EC Ahead of 2016 polls

The report by the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD Ghana) said a solid majority (63 percent) believed the electoral body would perform its...
Remains of a car which was damaged by an explosion are seen in Mogadishu, Somalia, Aug. 18, 2016. At least one person was killed and four others injured in a car explosion in Mogadishu Thursday night, police have confirmed. (Xinhua/Faisal Isse)

Mogadishu Car Blast kills 1 and left four injured

Elmi Abdi,a police officer at the scene, told Xinhua the incident happened at a junction at Sinai area, north of Mogadishu, when police stopped...

UN: reports indicates fewer children are held for immigration purposes

The report entitled "Beyond Detention" said countries including Canada, Malta, Hungary and Israel have adopted national action plans aiming to end detention of children...

Rwanda to host Africa honey industry expo

The exhibition, running from Sept. 21 to 26, is to focus on commercializing beekeeping on the continent. Some 2,000 participants, including researchers, policymakers, honey...
John Magufuli

EAC chair appeals regional bloc to cut operational costs

"Money served after reduction of operational costs should be used to serve people in the region," Magufuli said during talks with the EAC Secretary...
FPSO Atta Mills

Ghana’s biggest oil field comes to live

The Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme (TEN) oilfield contains 80 percent oil and 20 percent gas, and will produce 23,000 barrels of oil per day (bpd) for the...

Burundian minister refutes reports of genocide

"According to reports on our disposal, there is no plan of elimination of one ethnic group in Burundi. It is a strategy of some...

Aug. 18 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

ISTANBUL -- Turkish police on Thursday launched simultaneous operations against 204 companies in 18 cities across the country, as the purge continues in the...

NCCE Cautions Public On Impulsive Outburst

Deputy Ashanti Regional Director of the Commission, Mr. Raphael Wilson Arthur, said they should send strong signal to everybody that they did not approve...