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South Africa

Unlawful removal of blacks from Clifton beach sparks tension in SA

South African Environmental Affairs Minister Nomvula on Saturday joined the chorus of condemnation against the removal of blacks from a public beach in Cape...
Funeral

U.S: Funeral Service Held for Two-Year Old Abdullah Hassan

A funeral service was held Saturday for a two-year-old toddler whose mother sued the U.S. government for denying a visit to her dying baby...
Ebola volunteers

American doctor under close surveillance for Ebola

An American citizen will be transported privately to Nebraska Medical Center for monitoring after possible exposure to the Ebola virus while providing medical assistance...
Dmitry Medvedev, Islam Karimov...Russian President Dmitry Medvedev speaks to the media during his and his Uzbek counterpart Islam Karimov, unseen, in Tashkent, Uzbekistan's capital on Friday, Jan. 23, 2009. Medvedev says Moscow is ready to help U.S. efforts in Afghanistan by allowing the Americans to ship cargo intended for coalition forces across Russian territory. He spoke in televised comments during Friday's visit to Uzbekistan, a central Asian nation bordering Afghanistan. He expressed hope that President Barack Obama's administration will be more successful in stabilizing Afghanistan than its predecessors.(AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Dmitry Astakhov, Presidential Press Service)

Moscow-Kiev Tensions: Ukrainian products Faces Ban

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a government decree on Saturday to ban imports of many Ukrainian products amid Moscow-Kiev tensions. The banned items include...
Kantanka Automobile

Artisans Laud Skills Development Fund

Members of the Ghana National Association of Garages (GNAG) in Takoradi are now enjoying higher patronage for their automobile repair services, thanks to the...
President Akufo-Addo delivering a speech at the graduation ceremony

Ghana President Commends Results of the Referendum

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Saturday congratulated the people in the soon to be created regions in Ghana for the courtly manner they...
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo’s Statement on the Referendum Held

President Nana Addo Dankwa Addo-Addo on Saturday congratulated the people in the soon to be created regions in Ghana for the courtly manner they...
Madam Lydia Alhassan

Lydia Alhassan Wins Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency Primary for NPP

The Electoral Commission has declared Madam Lydia Alhassan, wife of the late Mr Emmanuel Kyeremanteng Agyarko, Member of Parliament of the Ayawaso West Wuogon...
Ghana Export Promotion Authority

GEPA advocates for data integrity for national economic planning

The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) has asked stakeholders to ensure export data integrity by recording and transmitting accurate export data which is crucial...
Photo of the beneficiaries with their respective parents holding their tool kits

Afrikids Ghana offers apprenticeship to ten street children

Afrikids Ghana, a Child Rights Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has supported 10 street children who have been enrolled onto vocational and technical training programmes. The NGO...
Millar University

Kalbeo community receives multipurpose mills

The Millar Institute for Transdisciplinary and Development Studies (MITDS) has installed a multipurpose grinding mill for the Kalbeo Community in the Bolgatanga Municipality. The...
Polls End

Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency: counting of votes begins

The Electoral Commission (EC) at 1343 hours closed polls to elect a candidate to represent the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency...
Fake electrical cables

Effective regulations could cause major changes in Ghana’s electoral system

The electrical installation services sector in Ghana has witnessed a major transformation. This follows the BUSAC Fund’s supported advocacy action embarked upon by the...
President Buhari in plane

Nigerian president vows to sustain anti-graft war if re-elected

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to go tougher on corruption if he is re-elected in the February election. Speaking on Friday...
Business Management Salary

Zimbabwean police arrest over 470 traders as illegal foreign currency trade persists

Zimbabwean police have arrested 478 illegal foreign currency dealers as they try to clamp down on the illicit trade that is now thriving across...
farmers

Zimbabwean government warns of tough agricultural season amid erratic rains

The Zimbabwean government has warned that the 2018-19 agricultural season will be a tough one with farmers having so far failed to adequately make...
Mr. Kofi Ofori

Ablekuma North Municipal Assembly Prioritize Revenue Generation

The Ablekuma North Municipal Assembly has mapped out strategies to improve its revenue generation in 2019. This is because despite the tremendous efforts made by...
Ghana flag

Honoured Ghanaian Women of 2018

In 2018, Ghanaian women achieved great success in many fields of endeavour such as politics, academia, justice delivery, research and journalism. In the course of...
former President Jerry John Rawlings

Tema Mantse Rallies Support for Ghana’s New Sanitation Ambassador

The industrial city King, Dr. Nii Adjei Kraku II, has advised Ghanaians to support, former President Jerry John Rawlings, Sanitation Ambassador on his crusade...
Haruna Iddrisu

Haruna Iddrisu to Run for Tamale South Again

Mr Haruna Iddrisu, Minority Leader, and Member of Parliament (MP) for Tamale South, has formally announced that he will seek re-election in 2020 to...
tourism

Oti will work hand in hand with the Volta Region

Nana Opraw Akuamoah VIII, Nifahene of Buem Traditional Area in the yet to be inaugurated Oti region has stated the desire of people in...
National Cathedral

Akufo-Addo gives GH¢100k towards construction of National Cathedral

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Friday made a personal contribution of GH¢100,000 towards the construction of the National Cathedral. He made the donation, when...
NPP Primaries

NPP Begins Exercise to Select A Candidate for By-election

Voting at Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency to elect a candidate to represent the New Patriotic Party (NPP) party in the January 31 by-election commenced...
NPP Primaries

NPP Starts Primaries for Ayawaso West Wuogon Seat

Voting to elect a candidate to represent the party in the January 31 by-election has started. A total of 718 electorates from six electoral areas...
Weah

Liberia’s president-elect George Weah

George Oppong Weah, the candidate of the opposition Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC), was officially declared the president-elect of Liberia on Friday, following a...

Kenyan police arrest 16 Tanzanian citizens over illegal fishing

Kenyan police on Friday arrested 16 Tanzanian fishermen for engaging in illegal fishing in the Indian Ocean coastal town of Malindi. Malindi police boss Matawa...
Tax

Uganda tax body optimistic about meeting tax collection target

Uganda's tax body on Friday said it had registered 46.6 percent of its targeted revenue collection in the first half of this financial year...
inflation

Uganda’s inflation drops to 3.3 percent in December

Uganda's annual headline inflation in December dropped to 3.3 percent from 4.0 percent in November due to slowdown in prices of vegetables and fruits,...
china-shipping-trade

Ethiopian diplomat in China pledges to promote trade, investment

The newly appointed Ethiopian Consul General to Guangzhou, China's Guangdong Province, has pledged to promote trade and investment between the two countries. Teferi Melese, Ethiopian...
video

Pentagon gives Lockheed Martin US$450 million contract for F-35 fighters

The U.S. Department of Defense Thursday announced that it has awarded Lockheed Martin with a 450-million-U.S.-dollar contract to develop F-35 fighter jets for South...