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minimum wage

Namibia to cut high wage bill

Namibian Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa on Monday called upon her government's senior officials to come up with cost effective measures to reduce the country's...
US President describes impact of Paris Accord

U.S. to Cut Special Trade Arrangements for India and Turkey

The United States intends to move India and Turkey out of a program under which a group of developing countries receive preferential trade treatment,...
TVET Dialogue

Stakeholders debate over TVET in attempt to cut gender stereotyping

Ms Barbara Asher Ayisi, the Deputy Minister of Education in charge of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), says girls were underrepresented in...
OPEC

OPEC-led Out Cut Sent Oil Prices Skyrocketing

Oil prices continued to rise during the week ending Jan. 11, with the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for February delivery increasing by...
South Africa

South African Government advised to cut links with Israel

The African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) urged the South African government on Wednesday to cut diplomatic ties with Israel over the killing of...
health

Health Sector Launches Programme to Cut Five Mortalities

The Asuogyaman District Health Directorate has launched child health week celebration at Frankadua to help reduce under-five morbidity and mortality in the district. This, the...
plastic pollution

Italian government to cut plastic pollution through a ban

This month, the Tremiti Islands off Italy's eastern coast became the first part of the country to ban single-use plastic in almost any form,...
Thanks to simplified administrative procedures in China’s free trade zones, fewer people now come to the customs for on-site clearance. (Photo from CFP)

Asia-Pacific Could Reduce Yearly Trade Facilitation Cost

According to the Digital Trade Facilitation in Asia and the Pacific report launched today by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia...
maternal death

UNFPA secures US$3.5 million to cut maternal mortality in Somalia

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said Monday it has secured 3.5 million U.S. dollar grant for reduction of maternal mortality in Somalia. UNFPA Representative...
Bank of Ghana

Bank of Ghana announces 100 basis points rate cut to 20 percent

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) announced here on Monday its decision to slash the benchmark policy rate by...
Rice And Food Imports

Ghana government to cut rice import

The government is determined to see a significant cut in the volume of foreign rice imported into the country by 6 -10 percent by...
Ghana Education Service (GES)

Cut BECE Score Point To Aggregate 25 – Kwasi Nimo

The headmaster of Apostolic Jubilee school in the Ashanti region, Elder Kwasi Nimo has charged the Ghana education service and the ministry of education...

Moody’s, Economists hail Bank of Ghana policy rate cut

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) last week, announced a reduction in the policy rate by 150 basis points to...
Wpid Plastic Waste

London mayor called to introduce bottle-deposit scheme to cut plastic waste

Londoners are consuming more plastic bottled water per person than anywhere else in England, according to a report by the London Assembly revealed Thursday,...
Yaw Osafo Marfo

Ghana: Funding Nana’s Free SHS, Senior Minister Exposed

Reports of disquiet at the seat of government over Yaw Osafo Marfo’s over exuberant ‘coordination of the economic Ministries’ rear its ugly head last...
An employee works on electric pylons at a power station in Greater Noida on the outskirts of New Delhi June 8, 2012. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma/Files

Namibian power firm not to cut supply to indebted villages

Villages and local councils that owe the Namibia Power Corporation (NamPower) millions of dollars have been spared darkness after the power utility's board decided...
An employee works on electric pylons at a power station in Greater Noida on the outskirts of New Delhi June 8, 2012. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma/Files

EU’s emissions cut to increase power prices in Norway

The European Union's move to cut greenhouse gas emissions will lead to more expensive electricity in Norway in future, Norway's largest newspaper Aftenposten reported...
The reduction comes off the back of predictions by the flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Akufo-Addo, and the Institute for Energy Security (IES).

Artificial intelligence may cut plug-in hybrid fuel consumption by one third

Recent studies have shown promising results for making plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) 30% more efficient by combining connected vehicle technology and evolutionary algorithms,...
Charlotte Osei - Ghana's Electoral Commissioner (EC)

Ghana’s electoral commission refuses to cut filing fees

So far, 16 political parties and nine independent aspirants have picked nomination forms to contest the election scheduled for December 7, the state-run daily...
Ade Coker, Greater Accra Regional Chairman, NDC

Ade Coker, Please Watch Yourself

It is rather outrageous for anybody to believe that Nana Akufo-Addo would plant a story about himself being terminally afflicted with cancer, when his...
John Magufuli

EAC chair appeals regional bloc to cut operational costs

"Money served after reduction of operational costs should be used to serve people in the region," Magufuli said during talks with the EAC Secretary...
Pharmaceutical

Kenya urges pharmaceutical firms to cut cost of medicines

Ministry of Health Cabinet Secretary, Cleopa Mailu, urged the players in the pharmaceutical industry to come up with ways that would ensure that the...

Rwanda fights to cut sugar imports by finding more investments

The plan will see the country increase investments in local sugar production capacity to respond to the growing demand of market at home. ...
Golfer Amos Korblah

Amos Korblah Shines At British Senior Golf Open

After the final day of play, Amos Korblah played a total of 300 points which placed him in the 66th position. ...
The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast (UCC

Work On UCC’s Graduate School Project Starts

The project to be funded from GetFund under the Ministry of Education would provide a conducive environment for teaching, learning and research; and increase...
Road construction

Prez. Mahama prepares grounds for the Bolga-Pulmako roads

The road, which is scheduled to be completed in two and half years would cover the Red and the White Volta with 176 culverts,...
The U.S. flag is seen at half-staff on Capitol Building in honor of the victims of the Brussels attacks, in Washington, D.C. March 23, 2016. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

United States Becomes The World Puppet Masters?

The world is the United States’ puppet. But how has the US become the puppet master? Because we allow it. One of the US’ playthings...

Ways To Cut through WhatsApp Noise To Be Noticed

1. Don't put everyone in your broadcast list: People find that intruding and annoying. If you have a worthy cause, ask permission from your...
sports stadium in Cape Coast

Mahama inaugurates China assisted sports complex

The multi-purpose sports complex was constructed by the China Jiangxi International Economic and Technical Cooperation with a Chinese government grant of 30 million U.S....
John Magufuli

Tanzanian president to cut down on foreign donors support

The head of state was speaking at a special Easter mass at the Azania Front Lutheran Church in the commercial capital Dar es Salaam. "Tanzanians...