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Turkish student builds “Silk Road in the dorm room”

For Eyup Erdogan, China isn't just a place to study. It's a place to build his future career. "My father pushed me to go to...

Lower non-oil sector growth and high lending rates to hamstring Ghana’s economy in 2017

A leading think tank, Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), expressed fears here on Thursday about Ghana’s ability to attain its growth rate targets...
Expose Corruption

Ethiopia’s anti-corruption drive snares a Brigadier General

Ethiopia's biggest anti-corruption drive has snared a Brigadier General. Brigadier General Ephrem Bange was charged together with other unnamed collaborators currently on the run, of...
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Ethiopian Airlines to add Shenzhen as 6th Chinese destination

Ethiopia's national air carrier Ethiopian Airlines (ET) is to add the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen as its sixth flight destination in China. Speaking to...
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Ghana under imminent terror attack

Canada has issued warnings to its nationals intending to travel to the West African country of possible terrorist attacks, local media reported here Thursday. According...

Namibian firm offers free food program for those in need

The largest grain processing company in Namibia, Namib Mills, through its Free of Charge Initiative, aimed at giving preference to those in need of...

Gambian firm secures new generator deal from global giant Wartsila

Gambia's National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC) on Thursday signed a contract on securing a new generator with a capacity of 8.9 megawatts from...
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Ghana moves to raise standard of port operations

The Vice-President of Ghana, Mahamudu Bawumia, has said the government was working around the clock to raise the country's port operations to international standards. He...

Development Bank of Namibia signs MoU with Development Bank of Southern Africa

The Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) and the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that has the...
Akinwumi Adesina

AfDB says working to move Ghana towards commercial window

The African Development Bank (AfDB) was working to move Ghana towards the commercial window of the bank, as a result of the country's rapid...
Zambian President Edgar Lungu

Opposition leader cautioned over defaming Zambian leader

Police in Zambia on Thursday recorded a warm and caution statement from an opposition leader for defaming President Edgar Lungu. Saviour Chishimba, leader of the...
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Commonwealth observer mission calls for peaceful polls in Kenya

The Commonwealth election observer mission in Kenya headed by ex-Ghanaian president, John Dramani Mahama on Thursday renewed call for peaceful national polls on August...
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Rural area key to sustainable development in Madagascar

"Malagasy farmers' products are not only for their consumption but also for the international market, which needs training for the quality of their products,"...

Namibia’s First Lady raises US$228k for school fees

The program, called One Economy that was launched in May, seeks to help children from poor families with fees. It also aims...
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Provident Insurance Company Dzorwulu Branch Opened

Mr Atom Ewusie Wilson, Acting Managing Director, PICL said the branch is expected to offer quality services to all who goes to do...
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Ashaiman ADR cries for a decent office

The Ashaiman Central ADR Centre is located in the business centre of the Municipality and at the forecourt of the Ashaiman Cluster of Schools...
Standard Chartered Bank

StanChart Ghana delivers strong half-year results

“Our first half results show that we are making steady progress in the execution of our strategy. We continue to pursue a recovery and...

Ecobank Ghana’s Move on Up Campaign launched

At the Ghana launch of the campaign, Mr Morgan Asiedu, the Acting Managing Director, said the campaign highlighted the bank’s mission to enable the...

Chinese universities has in waiting 200 scholarship slots

They have also agreed to offer 200 out of the 1,000 Ghanaian students with full scholarships to to undertake various undergraduate and post graduate...
child marriage

Fielmuo Divisional Area wages war against child marriages

The practice has also increased the poverty cycles and maternal deaths among young girls, the chiefs said adding that people should not hide under...
Wpid Food Security Picture

Eastern Corridor is confronted with food security concerns

This was part of the issues identified in a report conducted last year by SEND – Ghana in eight districts including Chereponi, East Gonja,...
Makeup Ghana

Makeup Ghana’s first cosmetics awards Launched

The organisation announced close to 60 nominees spread across 15 groupings for the grand award scheduled on August 27 at the La Palm Royal...
Global Evangelical Church commissions 23 Pastors

29 pastors of Global Evangelical Church Commissioned

The ceremony held at the Global Evangelical Church, Trinity Chapel, Kotobabi in Accra, saw four pastors commissioned as probationers to serve for two years...

Non-compliance of DAP attracts a penalty – Commission

The Commission in April reminded organisations who perform functions as data controllers to comply with their mandatory requirements and register with the Commission. This was...
GIPC encourages investors

GIPC Boss implores investors to take advantage of incentives

Mr Edward Ashong Lartey, Director of Investor Services, GIPC said an investor enjoys incentives including exemption of tax when he or she registers...
Bank of Ghana

Parliament passes into law BoG Bill

The Bill seeks to plug the loopholes identified in Act 612, following an examination of current international trends and what pertains in other jurisdiction. A...
Africa World Airlines

Capital Bank , African World Airlines Sign Partnership

Travellers to Accra, Kumasi, Tamale, Takoradi and Lagos in Nigeria now have the opportunity to book their flights, purchase and receive their tickets at...

Woman in police custody for abandoning baby

The suspect, an indigene of Abura Dunkwa in the Central Region, would soon be arraigned before court for exposing child to danger. The child was...

DVLA’s mobile express service unveiled

The express service is to afford clients the opportunity to access the authority’s services in the comfort and convenience of their location. ...
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2016 GJA Awards: Accra Brewery Comes Inboard

The brewery also donated 150 assorted cases of ABL products valued at GHC4,000.00 towards the ceremony. Joyce Ahiadorme, Corporate Communications Manager of ABL, presenting the...