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Girls Support

Parents Encouraged to Train Their Girls at the Tertiary Level

A businesswoman in Sunyani, Mrs. Vivian Quansah, has entreated parents and guardians to give the necessary support to their adolescent girl-children to enable them...
fire

Cameroon Medical Council calls for “tight security” after deadly hospital fire in troubled Anglophone...

Cameroon National Medical Council on Tuesday urged the government to strengthen security in health centers in the two war-torn English-speaking regions of Southwest and...
bond

Kenya floats US$500 million T-bonds amid high demand

Kenya has put up for sale two Treasury bonds worth 50 billion Kenyan shillings (500 million U.S. dollars) on Tuesday as the East African...
african grains

Tariff, non-tariff barriers hit Eastern Africa grain trade

Tariff and non-tariff barriers are adversely affecting grain trade across the Eastern African region, a report by the East African Grain Council (EAGC) showed...
Wpid Money Growth

Namibia’s ocean economy holds great growth potential

The Namibian economy will receive a big boost if the southern African country explores the vast potential in its coastal regions and develops the...
terrorism

Kenya pledges engagement with private sector to boost counter-terrorism

Kenya will engage the business community to support implementation of a retooled counter-terrorism strategy that places emphasis on identifying planners and financiers of the...
Girls Abuse

Government Charged to Lay Emphasis on STEM Education for Girls

The Youth Bridge Foundation has called on government to prioritise Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education for the girl-child and invest more in...
President Akufo-Addo interacting with President Paul Kagame

stakeholders shown how to sustain customs union in AfCFTA implementation

Mr Peter Joy Sewornoo, Programme Officer, Trade Policy Directorate of the ECOWAS Commission (EC) has said a uniform customs union liberalisation scheme and ratifications...
Mental Donation

PsycHealth Ghana Assists mental health Patients

PsycHealth Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has donated hampers to mentally ill patients discharged from the hospital but were undergoing treatments from their homes...
illegal immigrants

35 Illegal Immigrants Saved in Western Libya

Libyan authorities on Tuesday rescued 35 illegal immigrants of different nationalities off the country's western coast. The immigrants, coming from Sudan, Benin, Ivory Coast and...
ADDIS ABABA, Feb. 11, 2019 (Xinhua) -- Participants pose for a group photo during the opening of the 32nd African Union (AU) summit of heads of state and government in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Feb. 10, 2019. The two-day session kicked off here on Sunday under the theme "Refugees, Returnees, and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa." (Xinhua/Micharl Tewelde)

AU Official Commends China and pledges to establish deep cooperation

As African leaders concluded their two-day gathering as part of the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU), officials have...
GFA

Ghana FA Re-tracks proposed special competition

Ghana Football Association's Normalization Committee (NC) on Monday night cancelled the proposed special competition designed to revive official domestic football activities. The NC last December...
Soybean

U.S Soybeans and Grains Compete with China’s trade

Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agricultural futures closed higher on Tuesday over optimism on U.S.-China trade talks and upbeat export data. The most active soybean...
AFCON tourism

Kenya in Talks with Uganda with regards AfCON

Kenya is in talks with Uganda to play one friendly match in Kampala or Nairobi in April as part of their preparations for the...
INEC

Nigeria starts distribution electoral materials

The Nigerian Air Force has commenced airlift of electoral materials across the country for the conduct of Saturday's elections, an official said Tuesday. Air force...
INEC

Fire Guts Down NIGERIA’S Electoral materials ahead of polls

Nigeria's electoral body said on Tuesday some sensitive electoral materials were destroyed by fire which broke out at its head office in the southern...
Nigerian police

Nigerian Police Force Assures Public It is Up to The task for Peaceful elections

Nigerian police said Tuesday it was collaborating with other security agencies to provide a peaceful atmosphere for the smooth conduct of the upcoming elections. All...
mobile payments

Melinda Gates suggests that mobile phones could transform women’s Lives

Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, said Tuesday that mobile phones were most powerful in the hands of the world's...
fire

Cameroon medical Council Demands Tighter Security

Cameroon National Medical Council on Tuesday urged the government to strengthen security in health centers in the two war-torn English-speaking regions of Southwest and...
Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi told

As AU’s New Leader Egypt Plans on Establishing Its Authority as Chairman

As Egypt takes over the chairmanship of the African Union (AU), the north African country will be keen to restore its erstwhile role as...
IMF

IMF Issues Caution to Uganda on Likely Rise in GDP Ratio of 49.5 %

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday warned that the ratio of Uganda's public debt to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) will rise to 49.5...
arrested

Tanzania Abandons Suspected Drug Suspect Apprehended in Indonesia

Tanzania's Drug Control and Enforcement Authority (DCEA) said on Tuesday a Tanzanian arrested with drugs in Bali, Indonesia, should not expect any help from...
WHO Logo

WHO and ITU Introduce New Globally Accepted Hearing-audio Safe Devices

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) issued on Tuesday a new international standard for the manufacture and use of...
Ebola

13 People Quarantined in Uganda Over suspected Ebola Infections

Ugandan authorities on Tuesday quarantined 13 people who picked up a body of suspected Ebola death in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), as...
Fuel

Report hints on raise in fuel prices and consumer goods over fresh fuel guidelines

The impending regulations by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) will result in higher freight costs, and ultimately, those costs will be passed to consumers,...
debt

U.S public debt now pegged at more than US$22 trillion

The U.S. public debt has reached a record high of more than 22 trillion U.S. dollars, according to data released by the U.S. Treasury...
Ghana Police Service

Unknown Gunmen Kills 2 Police Officers in Upper East

Two Policemen, Constables Godfred Amartey and Lois Boateng of the Special Weapon and Tactics (SWAT) unit of the Ghana Police Service in Bolgatanga were...
Court

Prosecution Witness Refutes Knowledge of Any Missing Letters

Mr Alfred Arthur, a Scientist at the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG) says he was unaware that a committee found out that Oye...
Ken Agyapong

Privileges Committee to Submit Kennedy Agyapong’s Report

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Mike Ocquaye, has asked the Privileges Committee to present the first report on Mr Kennedy Agyapong to Parliament, on...
Professor Felix N. Hammond

Government Asked to Expand Non-Fee-Paying Plans to Private Universities too

Professor Felix N. Hammond, the Chairman of the Council of Dominion University College (DUC), has called on government to extend the non-fee paying scheme...