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Desertification worries authorities in Botswana

Authorities in Botswana on Monday bemoaned that desertification is affecting the country's rural populations' livelihood. The impact on grazing lands and forest...
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Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy rivalry, authorities must act now

I was since 7:30 last night been glued to my TV set just to see who wins what at the 2019 Vodafone Ghana Music...
Floods

Unplanned settlements a cause of floods in northern Tanzania

Authorities in northern Tanzania on Wednesday blamed unplanned settlements as the main cause of floods, which forced scores of people to flee their flooded...
Maintain Our Road Medians Well

Minister Tasks Authorities to Regularly Preserve Road Medians

The Minister for Roads and Highways, Mr Kwasi Amoako-Atta, has charged the Department of Urban Roads to maintain the roads under their jurisdiction well...
Boeing shares suffered more than 10 per cent decline in the week when a wave of countries suspended the aerospace giant’s 737 Max jets in the wake of the deadly crash in Ethiopia. Courtesy.

Boeing Has Commenced developing Software Fix for 737MAX

The U.S. aviation authorities said Wednesday that Boeing is developing a software fix and a pilot training program to address issues with the aircraft...
Wpid Kidnappers

Calm returns to Cameroon’s Adamawa region after crackdown on kidnappers

Calm has returned to Cameroon's mountainous Adamawa region after "heavy" crackdown on kidnappers by government forces, according to local authorities. "The...
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Botswana and Germany launch partnership in Hydraulics and PLC training

The President of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier along with Tshenolo Mabeo, Botswana's Minister of Employment, Labour Productivity and Skills Development, launched a partnership that paved...
farmers

Local authorities negotiate with landlords to support women farmers

Traditional authorities in Lambussie District of Upper West Region are working closely with landlords and persuading husbands to release productive lands for women farmers...
Journalists

UNESCO asks authorities to make crimes against journalists punishable

Crime against journalists should not go unpunished in order to guarantee their better protection, Mr Getachew Engida, the Deputy Director-General, United Nations Education, Scientific,...
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Cape Coast and Elmina Castles fire 12 staffs

Ghana Museums and Monument Board has sacked twelve casual workers at the Cape Coast and Elmina Castles. In a dismissal letter cited by the Ghana...
Sudan's fleet of Russian-made planes and helicopters has suffered a number of losses in recent years, with the military frequently blaming technical problems

Russian military authorities to visit England in certainty building visit

A group of Russian military inspectors will visit a designated district in Britain and receive briefings there about military activities by the British side,...
asylum

Asylum scandal rocks German refugee agency

A regional office of the German Federal Agency for Migration and Refugees (Bamf) is suspected of having illicitly granted asylum in which applicants did...
Kumasi Academy Senior High School

Six students died from strange disease in Ghana

Six students of the Kumasi Academy Senior High School have died from a strange disease, school authorities confirmed on Tuesday. Three students died last week...
World Health Organisation

African gov’ts asked to increase investments in new medicine research

Dr Owen Laws Kaluwa, Representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Ghana, has asked African governments to increase investments in research and development...

Authorities in SW Tanzania in drive to introduce cashew farming

Authorities in southwestern Tanzania's region of Mbeya intend to introduce cashew nuts farming in a new drive to spur the economy of the east...
A policeman stands guard outside Westgate shopping mall, in Nairobi, Kenya, on July 18, 2015. Kenya's upscale shopping mall, Westgate, which had been closed nearly two years ago after a terrorist attack that claimed 67 lives, was reopened on Saturday amid tight security.(Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

Kenyan Authorities Must End Police Killings and Communal Violence

The Kenyan government must take immediate steps to de-escalate tensions between communities, protect people and ensure their safety as opposition supporters protest against today’s...
A cross section of NDC supporters who thronged the Vittin SHS Park to launch the campaign

Assembly Members Asked To Do Away With Partisan Politics

Mr Isaac Adjei Mensah, the Member of Parliament for Wassa East, has called on assembly members in his constituency to move away from the...
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Authorities arrest 74 migrants in southern Tanzania

Tanzanian immigration authorities said on Tuesday they have arrested 74 undocumented migrants in southern parts of the east African country, mostly believed to be...

Dr Abugre calls for development authorities depoliticization

Dr Charles Abugre, Chief Executive Officer of Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA), has suggested the depolitization of the various development authorities to be instituted...
deforestation

Authorities in SW Tanzania launch anti-deforestation campaign

Authorities in south-western Tanzania have launched a campaign to scale up environmental conservation and promotion of alternative sources of energy, aiming at reducing the...
Cocoa Farmers

CSOs form NETCO to advocate for cocoa farmers

A network of Civil Society Organisations aimed at advocating issues affecting cocoa farmers in the country has been formed. The Network of NGOs in Cocoa...
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London Fire: 58 people feared dead and authorities believe number could rise

A total of 58 people who were in the Grenfell Tower on the night of the fire were missing and presumed to be dead,...

Authorities in western Tanzania warns residents over meningitis outbreak

Authorities in western Tanzania's district of Sumbawanga on Thursday warned residents on the outbreak of a disease, which is suspected to be meningitis, which...
Ebola

Tanzania Authorities Ready to Tackle Ebola Cases

Although Tanzania has not registered any case of the Ebola virus so far, health authorities in the country's western regions of Katavi and Rukwa...

Turkish Authorities Ban Wikipedia Access

Turkey has blocked all access inside the country to the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia, one of the world’s most popular websites. It was not initially clear...
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Day Care Providers Equipped With New Skills For Early Childhood Education

Mrs Christiana Ackon, the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Early Childhood Coordinator has instructed day care providers to concentrate on their core mandate of giving motherly care...
Constitution

New MCE For Sekondi-Takoradi Takes Oath Of Allegiance

Dr Kwaku Afriyie, the Western Regional Minister, has called on members of the local assemblies to get acquainted with the various articles of the...

Residents of Goaso Welcome Planting For Food And Jobs Campaign

Residents of Goaso in the Asunafo North Municipality have expressed optimism that the "planting for food and jobs campaign" would create "realistic jobs" and...
H7N9 epidemic

Health Authorities Reports a fall in H7N9 Epidemic

China's health authority said the H7N9 epidemic in mainland China had been on the decline after emergency measures were taken. The spread of the...

UG Students Demands Sexually Abusive Lecturers Be Exposed

file image Some female students of the University of Ghana, led by the Women Commission of the school’s Representative Council (SRC), are proposing that authorities...