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Red Cross

Red Cross urges African countries to protect people during armed conflicts

An official of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Monday urged African countries to ensure that people are protected during times...
Afcfta

African Countries Tasked to Debate AfCFTA Modalities

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Saturday urged African countries and pan-African institutions to prepare modalities as the African Continental Free...
climate change

IMF Boss Advise Countries to Fulfill Paris Climate Deal

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde on Friday urged countries to get real on meeting the commitment of Paris Agreement...
Fb Img

NoEJ Urges Other Countries To Ratify AfCFTA As Soon As Possible

On March 21, 2018, in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda, a historic meeting of the century was held. The Heads of the Member States...
Australian Aid

Australia Supports 7 West African Countries with Life Changing Projects

The Australian High Commission in Ghana, has provided one million Australian dollars (approximately GHc3.7 million) grants under its Direct Aid Programme (DAP) to some...
Entertainment Ghana Israel

Ghana Israel Dance Bridge Closes with Outstanding Performances

As part of fostering the relationship between the two countries, Ghana and Israel, climaxed a weeklong activity with amazing dance performances from both countries...
People walk past a part of the wreckage at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash, near the town of Bishoftu, southeast of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Tiksa Negeri, Reuters

Ethiopian Airlines Crash: Victims Were from Over 30 Countries

Ethiopian Airlines confirmed that there were no survivors aboard the flight that crashed earlier Sunday en route to Nairobi, Kenya. The 157 people aboard ET...
fishing

EAC Countries Sign Joint Agreement to Fight Illegal Fishing in Lake Victoria

East African Community (EAC) member countries sharing Lake Victoria on Monday signed an agreement aimed at conducting joint illegal fishing in Lake Victoria. The...
Free Health Screening

Countries Health Budgets Becoming Bigger

Spending on health is growing faster than the rest of the global economy, accounting for 10 per cent of global gross domestic product (GDP). A...
sanctions

Countries Demand Adjustments in UN Sanctions Era

Several countries on Tuesday called on the UN to adjust its sanctions regimes at a meeting of the Special Committee on the Charter of...
sanctions

Nigeria Suggests Less Autonomous Sanctions on Developing Countries

A Nigerian envoy said on Tuesday that the United Nations needs to reduce unilateral sanctions on developing countries. The imposition of unilateral sanctions goes...
money laundering

EC adding Ghana to Money Laundering risk countries unfair – Government

Government of Ghana described here on Tuesday as unfair treatment the decision by the European Commission (EC) to add the country to the Money...
Chinese President Xi Jinping

Special representative of Xi set to tour four countries

Chinese President Xi Jinping's special representative Yang Jiechi will pay an official visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt, Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon...
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim

WBG President To Step Down After Over Six Years

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim has announced that he will be stepping down from his position after more than six years in...
Photo taken shows the stone monument in front of the headquarters building of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in downtown Beijing, capital of China. The establishment of the bank is believed to replenish the current international financial order and create new energy for global governance in the 21st century. With more countries applied to join the bank, it has expanded its membership to 77. (Photo by Xinhua News Agency)

AIIB approves applications of six more countries

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) announced on Wednesday that its Board of Governors has approved the membership applications of six more countries, bringing...
Children

If Countries Act Now, Children Born Today Could Be Healthier, Wealthier, More Productive

New World Bank research released today gives policymakers compelling evidence that delivering better outcomes in children’s health and learning can significantly boost the incomes...
Renewables

75 Countries Take Up Corporate Sourcing of Renewables

RENA study shows world market for corporate sourcing of renewable electricity reached 465 terawatt hours in 2017 – enough to power a country the...
Asia-Pacific

Asia-Pacific Countries agree to handle inequalities

At the close of a high-level UN policy forum in Bangkok today, political leaders and senior government officials recommitted themselves to tackling rising inequality...
climate change

Less Developed Countries want climate change action

The Least Developed Countries Group (LDCs) attending the ongoing Climate negotiations in Bonn, Germany, has called on developed countries to finally deliver on their...
Female sailors pose for photo during a break. (Photo by Li Youtao from People’s Daily)

Experts charges gulf countries to reach for peace

As the Gulf crisis is approaching its first year without a solution, experts believe that all parties should positively and seriously respond to the...
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim

World Bank to increase lending to lower middle-income countries

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said on Thursday that the multilateral lender would increase lending to lower middle-income countries over time. Kim made...
Wpid Money Growth

Countries discuss sustainable use of ocean economy in South Africa

Many countries on Tuesday recommitted to balance the economic growth of the ocean economy and the environmental sustainability. This was said by speakers at a...
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (5th L) attends the 19th summit between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of China-ASEAN Dialogue Relations, in Vientiane, Laos, Sept. 7, 2016. (Xinhua/Gao Jie)

Southeast Asian Countries Urged to Maintain Speed on Achieving ASEAN Vision 2025 and UN...

ASEAN countries will need to accelerate efforts to promote economic, social and environmental advancement towards the ASEAN Community Vision 2025 and the UN 2030...
A Russian student writes Chinese characters with Chinese calligraphy brush. (Photo from People’s Daily Online)

More Colleges Now Ran Mandarin As An Elective Subject

Thanks to China’s increasing global influence, Mandarin has been introduced as a subject in more and more countries’ college entrance examinations as an elective...
Gm Crops

Planet Earth Institution appoints new member

Professor Eric Yirenkyi Danquah, Director, West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI) and the Biotechnology Centre of the University of Ghana, has been appointed...

Yara Ghana supports farmers day with fertilizer

Yara Ghana Limited has donated GHS 25,000.00 (Twenty Five Thousand Ghana Cedis) and one hundred bags of its premium YaraMila Actyva fertilizer to the...

Italian PM to visit Angola on Sunday

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni is set to start a two-day working visit to Angola, aiming at strengthening cooperation between the two countries. According to...

Ghana’s President pays tribute to Alliance Française

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the French Ambassador to Ghana, Mr François Pujolas have jointly climaxed the week-long celebration of the Alliance Française’s...
SMEs

Stakeholders to be schooled on green financing

The Green Financing Conference for Small and Medium scale Enterprises (SMEs) to be held in Accra this week will seek to educate stakeholders in...

Minister of Environment describes COP23 as Biggest so far

Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation has described the just ended UN Conference of Parties (COP23) on Climate Change that...