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birth

Maternal mortality improves in Ghana, but country still far from target – report

Out of 100,000 pregnant women who gave birth (live births) in Ghana between 2011 and last year, 310 died over the period, results of...
Akufo-Addo leaves

President Akuffo-Addo Returns Home From Equatorial Guinea

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo returned to Ghana on Wednesday after a three-day official visit to Equatorial Guinea. The visit helped to shore up relations...
Social-Donation - World Vision

World Vision Donates Logistics to Births & Deaths Registry

World Vision Ghana has donated office logistics worth GHC 14,000 to the Births and Deaths Registry Department of the Bawku West District, Upper East...
GOIL Mobile Laboratory - Quality Fuels Assured

GOIL Unveils Its Mobile Fuel Quality Van

The Ghana Oil Company Limited (GOIL) has outdoor a modern Mobile Laboratory Van - fully automated fuel quality tester that allows fast and highly...
Germany coach Joachim Loew

Joachim Loew set to name his squad for World Cup

Germany coach Joachim Loew is to name his first squad of the World Cup season on Friday with players and fans alike waiting for...
SMEs

Ghana’s SMEs lost millions of cedis over years of power outages

A number of small and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) in Ghana lost about 250 million Ghana cedis or 56.24 million U.S dollars in the crippling...
video

Ghana signs visa waiver agreement with Equatorial Guinea

Ghana and Equatorial Guinea have signed agreement to waive visa requirements for citizens of both countries holding diplomatic, official and service passports, the presidency...
crocodile

Crocodile attacks & terrorize villagers in central Rwanda

"We are still waiting for his body to float if at all the remains are still intact," said Donata Mukanyana, whose husband was killed...
inflation

South Africa’s consumer inflation slows in July

South Africa's consumer inflation decelerated as expected in July, with the consumer price index (CPI) rising 4.6 percent from a year earlier, said Statistic...
Maize farmer

Zambian farmers threaten to stop growing maize over poor price

Farmers in Zambia on Wednesday said they will have no option but to classify maize as a risky business if the government does not...

Japanese paint maker acquires Kenyan firm in US$100 million deal

Japanese firm Kansai Paint on Wednesday entered the East African market through a deal of about 100 million U.S. dollars to acquire 90 percent...

Namibia to launch projects to mitigate climate change effects

Namibia will launch climate action projects to benefit people living in areas susceptible to the impacts of climate change, an official said Wednesday. The projects...
Togo Protest

Ghana on high alert following political confusion in Togo

Ghana's security agencies are on high alert following protests in neighboring Togo, a senior government official said on Wednesday. The protesters want the country to...

Zimbabwe’s poor roads spur insurance broker to issue pothole cover

The country's pothole riddled roads have spurred the business acumen of at least one insurance broker who has launched an insurance product to deal...
capital markets

Ghana July industry inflation declines to 2 percent

The Producer Price Index (PPI) which measures the average change over time in prices received by domestic manufacturers for the production of their goods...
electricity

Northern Region: 24 communities to get access to electricity

He said the extension would begin as soon as parliamentary approval is received in the coming days. President Mahama gave this hint when he addressed...
football

Algeria’s MO Bejaia secure historic spot in CAF’s semi-final

Striker Betorangal scored the lonely precious goal in the 52nd minute to offer MOB a historic and unprecedented qualification to the semi-final for their...
TEN field

Ghana to receive first gas from new oilfield by 2017

According to him, about 30 million standard cubic feet (30 mmscf) of gas is expected to flow from the Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme(TEN) field by the end...
Kurdish fighters

Hasakah: Syrian army and Kurdish fighters arrive at a new ceasefire deal

The new ceasefire has supposedly gone into effect at 2 p.m. local time (1100 GMT) Tuesday, said the report, adding that several points have...
Palestinian Hamas militants take part in a parade to mark the 11th anniversary of the Israeli assassination of Hamas spiritual leader Sheikh Ahmed Yassin in Gaza city, on March 22, 2015. (Xinhua/Wissam Nassar)

Israel swears not to give Hamas any chance into Gaza

"Hamas is not interested in solving the crisis - but to rebuild its power," Lieberman said during a visit to an Israeli military post...
human rights

Forum on human rights kicks off in Johannesburg

The five-day forum is being attended by over 400 human rights defenders and representatives from civil societies from all over the world. ...
A Sukhoi Su-24 fighter jet lands at the Hmeymim air base near Latakia, Syria, in this handout photo

Iran’s speaker refutes Russia pull out claims

However, Tehran has not put any military bases in the country at the disposal of Russia, Larijani's words came as a reaction to Monday...
ACCIDENT

Five killed in Northern Tanzania road accident

Same District Commissioner, Rosemary Sitaki said that the accident occurred at around 10:45 a.m. when a mini-bus collided head-on with a lorry. ...
DR Congo

Preparatory meeting for DR Congo dialogue set for Tuesday

In a statement, the facilitator urged the entire Congolese political class to give a chance to the new push to search for a consensual...
demonstration tamale

Tamale Times are hard demo ends peacefully

The demonstration organised on Monday and attended by supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Convention Peoples Party (CPP) and the All Peoples Congress...
Guinea

Guinea needs colossal investment to revive road and drainage

The minister made the remarks on national radio on Monday during a program to respond to questions raised by listeners. Camara said...
newspapers

Aug. 23 major news items in leading German newspapers

Frankfurter Allgemeine -- "More must be done for the internal and external security of the EU, considering the Islamic terrors and the...
Kenyan

Aug. 23 major Kenyan media outlets

-- Ailing former President Mwai Kibaki still admitted to top heart hospital in South Africa, where he is 'awake and talking'. Kenyans have united...
President Jacob Zuma

Aug. 23 major South African media outlets

-- President Jacob Zuma is to directly oversee the strategy of all state-owned companies and any government interventions that might be necessary, through the...
Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn

Aug. 23 major Ethiopian media outlets

-- Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn has met with the recently appointed UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director Erik Solheim. Minister...

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