Open Streets Day

Namibia to promote non-motorized transport in capital

Namibia will host its first-ever Open Streets Day, whereby a section or a portion of streets will be closed off to cars and opened...
Ethiopian Airlines crash

Groupe CEO of Ethiopian Airlines Goes to The Scene of Crash

Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, the Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines has paid a visit to the accident scene involving one of the airline’s flights, Flight...
Politics President Bono

Techiman Named Official Capital of Bono East Region

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday, named Techiman as the capital of the newly created Bono East Region, with the assurance that government...
Mr Debrah sharing greetings with some sub chiefs of Damongo Traditional Council and the people at the Yagbonwura Palace

Damongo Becomes Capital of Savannah Region

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday presented the Savanah Region with its Document of Attestation and Constitutional Instrument (CI 115), officially giving effect...

Uganda’s Cholera Outbreak Leaves 8 Hospital

Uganda's capital Kampala is experiencing a Cholera outbreak which has left eight people admitted to an isolation center, a ministry of health official said...

Ghana seeks to unlock critical development capital through land title digitization

Ghana expects to unlock critically needed development capital through the implementation of land title digitization project it embarks upon next year, Vice President Mahamudu...

Tanzania arrests over 13,000 illegal immigrants in nine months

Tanzanian authorities said on Tuesday that 13,393 undocumented immigrants were arrested in the nine months to March. Deputy Minister for Home Affairs Hamad Masauni disclosed...
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Banks recapitalization: players panic over raising needed capital

As the time get closer to the deadline for all the banks to meet the new minimum capital requirement set by Bank of Ghana,...
Das Kapital

Viewpoint: History in Capital and Capital in history

In Das Kapital or Capital, Karl Marx resolved the key conundrums of the classical political economy: what was value, where surplus value came from,...
Ali Nawaz Leghari, 40, killed the two girls and three boys ? aged between three and 13 ? in a village in the southern Sindh province, some 140 miles north of Karachi.

Ugandan security agencies launch crackdown on crimes in capital

Ugandan security agencies over the weekend launched a crackdown on criminals in the capital Kampala, rescuing dozens of children and women. Police said 18 women...
business jets

Jet skids off runway at Nigeria’s capital airport

A private jet on Thursday skidded off the runway of Nigeria's capital city airport, an official said. The incident forced the Federal Airports Authority of...

Burundian EAC lawmaker shot after chasing suspects in capital

A Burundian lawmaker of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA), an organ of the East African Community (EAC) Tuesday night escaped death after being...
Bank of Ghana

Financial institutions urged to develop innovative products for SMEs

Dr Ernest Kwamina Yedu Addison, the Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), has bemoaned the low credit facility extended to small and medium-scale...
Gm Crops

Crop Production in Northern Ghana Threatened

Crop production in the three regions of the North is faced with several constraints that adversely affect production and limit productivity. One constraint is the...

Digital System Will Boost Operations Of Rural Banks

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has urged rural banks in the country to take advantage and make adequate use of the digitisation system taking...

Cholera cases in Zambian capital rise to 17

The number of confirmed and suspected cholera cases in Lusaka, the Zambian capital, has risen to 17, health authorities said on Tuesday. Cholera broke out...

Ghana’s Speedy Development Requires Efficient Resource Management

Madam Sheilla Kangberee, the Head of Export Diversification and Trade Facilitation at the Ministry of Trade and Industry, says the nation requires efficient management...
St Andrews Anglican Church

Anglican Province Expands With Sudan Becoming Its Latest Member

Sudan has become the 39th Province of the Anglican Communion, with an inauguration at the All Saints Cathedral in the capital, Khartoum. The inauguration was...
African Union headquarters

African Union condemns restaurant attack in capital of Burkina Faso

The African Union (AU) has strongly condemned the attack on the Sunday on a restaurant in the capital of Burkina Faso, which resulted in...

CIB Says Banks are Capable of Meeting Increased Capital Requirement

The Chartered Institute of Bankers (CIB) is highly confident of the industry’s ability to meet the proposed increase in the minimum capital requirement for...

Uganda: Hundreds Match Against ‘Unfair’ Chinese Traders

Years of growing animosity at Chinese traders turned into a protest by hundreds in Uganda’s capital yesterday against what local businesses called unfair competition,...

Burundi closes “irregular” clinics in capital

At least seven private clinics and 13 private centers selling medical eyeglasses were closed Wednesday for operating irregularly in the Burundian capital Bujumbura. ...

NIC Charges Insurance Companies to Consider Mergers

The National Insurance Commission (NIC) has urged insurance companies that are struggling to meet the minimum capital requirement to consider merger before the time...
Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport

Nigeria completes 40 percent repair work on capital airport runway

Forty percent work has been completed so far on the 3.6 kilometers runway of Nigeria's capital city airport which was shut down for...

Housing, commodity exposures drive review of New Zealand bank capital

Commercial banks in New Zealand might face new capital requirements after a review outlined by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) on Tuesday. ...

[email protected]: Real Heads and the Numerous Colonial Questions Asked

60 years agoOn 6 March 1957, Nkrumah told an audience of tens of thousands of Ghanaians that “your beloved country is free forever”. This...
capital embezzlement

China Takes Measures to prevent capital embezzlement

China’s top banking regulator has toughened supervison on online lending, prohibiting lenders to advertise their services with information of their custodians except for necessary...

Chile: Millions of Santiago Residents Without Water

Rainstorms and landslides in Chile have contaminated a major river forcing the authorities to cut off drinking water to four million people in the...

Pro Investment Policies Could Boost FDI to Ghana – Osei-Tutu

Analysts have projected more foreign patronage of Ghana’s capital market following a pickup of activities on the market.The cedi depreciation, rising inflation plus the...

Capital Market to Bounce Back Following Tax Cuts on Capital Gains

Stock market analysts are predicting a rebound of the local bourse and the bonds market with an eventual scrapping of the capital gains tax.They...