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Wolfsburg crush Augsburg 3-2

Yannick Gerhardt's late winner secured Wolfsburg all three points against a resilient Augsburg at the close of the first half of the Bundesliga season...
The Independent National Electoral Commision (INEC) officials register voters in Lagos, Nigeria, on March 28, 2015. Polling stations across Nigeria opened on Saturday amid tight security, as more than 56 million eligible voters went there to cast their ballots to elect a new president, Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission said. (Xinhua/Idowu Ogunleye)

ECOWAS tasks Nigeria, Senegal on free, fair February polls

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Authority has tasked Nigeria and Senegal to ensure the conduct of general elections in both countries...
Marriage

Workers of OSP Would Undergo Security Scrutiny Before Marrying

A Legislative Instrument (L I) on the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) obligates employees of the office to undergo security checks and be...

Another MCC Compact Programme Comes Ghana Way

Ghana on Monday received another Compact Programme from the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) for the putting up of regional cross-border projects. Ms Kyeh Kim,...
drones for medical delivery

WANF Cautions Government Over Drones Project

The West Africa Nobles Forum (WANF) has called on Government to hasten slowly with the implementation of the drone project. The forum also suggested broad...
ICGC, Holy Ghost Temple donates street lights

ICGC, Holy Ghost Temple Donates to Adentan Municipal Assembly

The International Central Gospel Church, Holy Ghost Temple at Adenta-Frafraha on Saturday donated 55 street lights poles and accessories to the Adentan Municipal Assembly...
Ghana First Company Ltd donates

Countryside Children Welfare Home Receive Donation From Ghana First Company Ltd

Ghana First Company Limited, a sanitation company, has donated various items worth thousands of cedis and an amount of GHC6,000 to the Countryside Children...
Chinese Mining Site at Adumanu

Dormaa: 3 accredited companies to commence small scale mining

Three mining companies have received validation and mining concessions from the Minerals Commission to begin small scale mining operations in the Dormaa Central Municipality...
NADMO

NADMO Director calls for attitudinal change among Ghanaians

Mr Evans Anakwa, the Greater Accra National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) Hydro Director, has called for attitudinal change from the public to reduce the...
Mr Kofi Ofori

Ablekuma North Sees Improvement in Sanitation

Sanitation conditions in Ablekuma North have improved tremendously within the last few months as a result of concerted efforts by the Ablekuma North Municipal...
Economics Oil Licensing

Fifty-eight oil companies shortlisted for licensing in Ghana

The Ministry of Energy has said the Licensing Round Committee on December 21 opened applications for prequalification received from interested companies who submitted Expression...
tema-port

Tema Port Records An Increase in Cargo Transit

The Port of Tema has recorded a huge increase in its cargo transit as it anchored.a total of 13,755,593 tonnes between January and October...
Jacob Zuma

Former South African president to appeal court ruling over legal fees

Former South African president Jacob Zuma said on Sunday he will appeal a court ruling that bars the state from funding legal fees in...
african energy

China-proposed energy interconnection for sustainable development in Africa

Heads of state and government in West Africa discussed on Saturday a China-proposed initiative on energy interconnection, exploring a solution to persistent power shortage...

More than 100 houses destroyed by earthquake in central Mozambique

A magnitude-5.5 earthquake which on Saturday morning hit the central Mozambican province of Manica has destroyed 108 houses, local authorities said on Sunday. ...

Chinese entrepreneur donates foodstuffs to Kenya’s children home for festive season

A Chinese entrepreneur on Saturday donated foodstuffs to Huruma Children's Home located in Ngong area, about 30 k.m. southwest of Kenya's Capital Nairobi, ahead...
ECOWAS

ECOWAS summit: West African leaders deliberate on security and trade

West African leaders on Saturday discussed regional issues of common interest and concern including security, trade liberalization, and how to foster peaceful co-existence in...
African Union headquarters

AU, Russia Pledge Their Support to Issues of Security and Peace

The African Union (AU) and Russia have agreed to support the AU-led initiatives to resolve conflicts and address the threat of terrorism and transnational...
Energy Crisis

Businesses benefit as Ghana energy crisis subdues

Interventions by government and private sector partners in the energy sector in year 2016 have brought improvement into power supply, and benefited the industry...
Seth Terkper, Minister of Finance

US Fed rate hike has global ramifications – Terkper

The hike by the United States (US) Federal Reserve (Fed) in its interest rate has the potential to affect rates in many other...
gas explosion

5 killed, 42 injured in gas explosion, fire in Ghana

Five people were killed and 42 others were severely burnt in the Thursday night fire resulting from an explosion at a gas station in...
Patrice Talon

Benin’s president reiterates commitment to economic recovery, people’s livelihoods

Benin's President Patrice Talon has reiterated, before the National Assembly, his commitment to ensure recovery of the country and the well-being of the citizens...
rice

Nigeria refutes claims of circulation of “plastic rice”

The Nigerian government has said there is no evidence to prove that "plastic rice" was being sold in the country, days after tonnes of...
fire

17 killed in Mozambique port fire due to fuel theft

The state-owned news agency AIM quoted the police spokesperson, Inacio Dina, as reporting that two survivors of the fire, which happened early in the...

Power restored in Zambia after overnight national outage

But by early Wednesday morning, power had been restored to six of the eight provinces that were affected. The power outage, the second in...

IMF grants Mozambique’s loan request

The state-owned news agency AIM reported that 85.2 million SDRs, the first installment of the loan which is under IMF's Standby Credit Facility (SCF),...
jail

UN human rights experts rue pardoning of Zambian musician

In July this year, Zambian President Edgar Lungu pardoned musician Clifford Dimba, whose stage name is General Kanene, after serving only one year of...

Zambia considering new currency regulations

Secretary to the Treasury Fredson Yamba said the decision to reintroduce currency regulations was also meant to ensure effectiveness in the conduct of monetary...

Tanzanian authorities launch crackdown on migrants

"We want to net all illegal immigrants staying in the country," said Kitwanga in reference to tens of hundreds of immigrants, especially Somalis and...

Ghana parliament approves US$1 billion Eurobond

The government seeks to spend 750 million dollars of the proposed Eurobonds in filling the 3 billion Ghana cedis (789.4 million dollars) funding gap...