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MINISTER OF SCIENCE AND TECHONOLOGY,PROF FRIMPONG BOATENG OPEN SCIENCE MUSEM IN ACCRA

Ghana to boost its socio-economic growth using technology

Prof. Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science and Technology, says the country would make remarkable steps in socio-economic growth, if science was recognised as...
manufacturing

Expert urges Africa to partner with China to boost manufacturing sector

A banking expert on Tuesday urged African nations to partner with China in order to boost their manufacturing sectors. Jeremy Stevens, an economist at the...
agri

Angolan Smallholder farmers to improve food security

A new financial agreement, signed today between the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Angola, will boost food and nutrition security among some...
tourism challenges

Ghana’s takes giant steps to boost tourism

Tourism is undoubtedly the most promising sector of Ghana’s developing economy. Gold, cocoa and oil have over the years been the main boosters of...
irrigation dam

Kenya bets on small-holder irrigation technologies to boost food security

Kenya's Ministry of Agriculture will invest in irrigation technologies and innovations tailor-made for smallholder farmers to boost crop yield, officials said on Wednesday Mwangi Kiunjuri,...
cholera

WHO: Cholera vaccine boost to save Africa’s 2 million people

The World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday that the largest cholera vaccine campaign in history has been launched in Africa to help more than...

Governments decentralisation gets boost from Network

A network aimed at facilitating active engagements between citizens and governments to deepen decentralisation and enhance social accountability at national and local levels has...
reading

Varkey foundation lends support to children’s reading programme

$71M USAID Partnership for Education Learning Project to reach 1.1 million pupils and 30,000 teaching professionals Education charity The Varkey Foundation was among...
Consumer Confidence

Malaysian economy to grow with oil revenue

Oil prices which recently hit 3.5 year high at 74 U.S. dollars per barrel, is expected to boost Malaysia's economy growth and government coffer,...
Zimbabwean dancers perform traditional Makishi dance at Old Mutual Theatre, Harare, Zimbabwe, on Oct. 9, 2015. Makishi dance, originally performed at the end of an annual initiation ritual for boys between the ages of eight and twelve in rural Zimbabwe and Zambia, is particularly known for involving beautifully painted masks that represent different spiritual characters. Today, there is an increasing demand for makishi dancers at social gatherings and party rallies, as they are less performed for initiation rituals. The dance was recognized as a UNESCO oral and intangible cultural heritage in 2008. (Xinhua/Xu Lingui)

Angola, South Africa agree to boost cultural cooperation

Angola and South Africa have agreed to step up bilateral cultural cooperation, according to the final statement of the four-day visit to the country...
Boao

Boao Forum: what the world desires now is globalization

Over a year ago, Chinese President Xi Jinping vigorously defended free trade at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, impressing the world...
GNCCI Economy

GNCCI commends Ghana government efforts at growing business

The Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GNCCI) has lauded some key interventions by government to improve the economy and boost the business...
Identification Cards

NIA Believes National ID Will Enhance Ghana’s Domestic Revenue

Mr Abdul Ganiyu, the Director of Training at the National Identification Authority (NIA) on Thursday said issuance of the country’s National Identification card would...
Ga Central Municipal Assembly moves to boost revenue mobilization

Ga Central Municipal Assembly moves to boost revenue mobilization

The Ga Central Municipal Assembly has taken another giant step by introducing an Electronic Payment Management and Sanitation Monitoring System to help improve local...
Beijing’s skyline shows office buildings and residential buildings in the Central Business District (CBD). (Photo by Wang Yunsong from People’s Daily)

China’s Rental Market Booms Over Property Market

China's property market continued to show signs of cooling as house prices fell or posted slower growth in major cities in January, thanks to...
A panoramic picture of Palace Museum. (Photo by the official website of Palace Museum)

Foreign exhibitions boost China’s National Museum

A total of 8.06 million visitors stepped into China’s National Museum of China (NMC), one of the largest museums in the world, to learn...
A sea of rape flowers in blossom in Yingpan Village, Dali, southwest China’s Yunnan province during the 2018 Spring Festival. China’s rural tourism is focusing more on developing ecological tourism based on the lucid waters and lush mountains. (Photo from CFP)

China’s Poverty reduction goal enhanced by rural tourism

Rural tourism has grown into not only a fresh growth opportunity of the whole industry, but also a new engine that helps impoverished rural...

Moviegoers in China Promotes its Film Industry

Residents in third- and fourth-tier Chinese cities are contributing more to the rise of national box office sales, according to the latest statistics released...

Rwanda to promote value addition in tea sector to boost export revenues

Rwanda expects to promote and encourage value addition in the tea sector in order to double tea export volumes and revenues, Agriculture Minister...
fertilizer

Kenya to enhance fertilizer subsidy program to boost food security

Kenya plans to enhance its fertilizer subsidy program to boost food security, a senior government official said on Wednesday. Willy Bett, cabinet secretary in the...
Voltic Ghana inaugurate

Voltic Ghana inaugurates US$6.5 million production line to boost employment

Voltic Ghana Limited Thursday inaugurated an ultra-modern 6.5 million United States Dollars (USD) production line at Akwadum in the Nsawam/Adoagyiri Municipality to offer jobs...
Naira

Nigeria seeks to boost revenue generation in all sectors

The Nigerian government Friday said it was focusing on how to grow both the oil and non-oil sectors to boost revenue generation. Speaking in Lagos,...
Tax

Kenya mulls tax incentives to boost leather industry

Kenya plans to remove import duty on raw leather in order to boost the sector, officials said on Monday. Yassin Awale, Leather Sector Advisor of...
HIV

Kenyan health advocates reach out to women to boost war against HIV/Aids

Sixty-nine year old Kenyan Josephine Naliaka lost one of her daughters to HIV/Aids two years ago. Her another daughter, who is currently bed-ridden, could...
Taxes

Kenya mulls new measures to boost tax revenues

Kenya plans to roll out new measures to boost tax revenues, a senior official said Thursday. Mohamed Omar, Commissioner for Strategy, Innovation and Risk Management...
tax

Uganda’s tax body registers over 300 agents to boost tax collection

Uganda Revenue Authority on Wednesday said it had registered 324 agents to engage in clearing and forwarding business for the next 12 months. The move...
africa tourism

Angola seeks international partnerships to boost tourism

Angola is open to establishing international partnerships to provide competitive and better tourism products to attract more tourists from around the world, a ranking...

Ghana holds fair to boost local businesses

The maiden edition of the Ghana Made Street Fair took off in Ghana's capital Accra on Saturday. The two-day fair aims at showcasing Ghanaian-owned businesses...
Seeds

Tanzania to waive levies, taxes on locally produced seeds to boost agriculture

Tanzania is set to waive some of the levies and taxes imposed on locally produced seeds in the east African nation in a move...
trade barriers

Kenya, UAE vow to boost trade ties

Kenya and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Thursday vowed to boost trade ties. Chris Kiptoo, the Ministry of Trade Principal Secretary told a media...

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