27.6 C
Accra
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Home Tags Feb.9

Tag: Feb.9

African American Association

African American Association in Ghana Launches Black History Month

The African American Association of Ghana (AAAG) on Saturday launched this year’s Black History Month as part of the commemoration and celebration of the...
James Town beach residents happy with provision of new toilet

Residents of Jamestown Town Beach Pleased for New Toilet

Residents at the James Town beach in Accra have been provided with a new modern toilet facility constructed by Mr Joseph Addo, the assemblyman...
Photo of some health professionals (right) attending to patients (left)

Historic leadership conference seeks greater investment in the health sector

Delegates at a high-profile health-themed conference held in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa on Saturday called for more investments to ensure universal health coverage in...
genocide

Rwanda’s Genocide Memorial Launch Echoes on Unity

Rwanda's National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) on Friday launched activities in the run-up to the 25th commemoration of 1994's Rwandan genocide...
Urban migration

Pan-African Institution Collaborate to Curb Climate Related Migration in Africa

Pan-African institutions on Saturday stressed concerted efforts toward finding lasting solutions to the intertwined challenges of migration, food security and climate change, as well...
Two elephants are seen in the Chobe National Park, northern Botswana, March 24, 2015. The Kasane Conference on The Illegal Wildlife Trade was held on Tuesday in Kasane, the gateway to the Chobe National Park, with delegations from 35 countries and around 20 international organizations. (Xinhua/Lu Tianran)(azp)

Tanzania’s Lawmakers Agrees to Convert 5 Game Reserves to National Parks

Tanzanian Parliament on Saturday approved the upgrading of five game reserves to national parks. The approval, made in the capital Dodoma, brought to 22...
surgery

Yemeni Conjoined Twins Die Before Their Surgery

The newborn conjoined twins trapped in the Yemeni rebel-held capital Sanaa died on Saturday while waiting to be transferred abroad for lifesaving surgery, Yemeni...
European Union

China’s EU Mission Debunks Reports Concerning Chinese Intelligence in Brussels

The Mission of China to the European Union (EU) has denied groundless allegations about Chinese espionage in Brussels. Responding to reports by Germany media that...
President Akufo-Addo interacting with President Paul Kagame

Intra-African Trade Expected to Rise by 15% Through Free Trade Execution

The implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is expected to raise intra-African trade by 15 percent, an African Development Bank (AfDB)...
cattle

Botswana loses 300,000 cattle to straying, theft between 2015 and 2017

Escalating incidents of straying and subsequent theft have reduced the cattle population by at least 300,000 in Botswana, the southern African country's statistical agency...
Urban migration

Pan-African institutions jointly solve climate-induced migration, displacement in Africa

Pan-African institutions on Saturday stressed concerted efforts toward finding lasting solutions to the intertwined challenges of migration, food security and climate change, as well...
Nigeria railway

Nigerians see huge prospects in China-assisted railway modernization project

Nigerians, young and old, stood awestruck, waving and blowing kisses at a moving train on a standard gauge rail line. The China-assisted Lagos-Ibadan railway project...
airstrike

U.S. army launches airstrike in Somalia

The United States military said Saturday that it conducted an airstrike in southern Somalia on Friday as part of efforts to degrade the extremist...
miners

Tanzanian parliament approves bill designed to remove withholding tax for small-scale miners

Tanzanian Parliament on Saturday endorsed a bill designed to remove payment of withholding tax of 5 percent by small-scale miners in the nation. The bill...
ECOWAS

High budget deficits impede West Africa bloc’s single currency agenda – ECOWAS

High budget deficit remained a major challenge to achieving a second single currency zone by its member states, the Economic Community of West African...
Kassim Majaliwa

Tanzania PM Cautions Public Over Causing Panic

Tanzanian Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa on Saturday warned those using a recent spate of killings of children to cause panic and uproar in the...
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan carries a coffin as he joins hundreds of mourners who attend the funeral prayers for nine members of Alemdar family killed in a collapsed apartment building in Istanbul. AP

Istanbul Building Collapse Deaths Rises to 21

The death toll has risen to 21 from the collapse of an eight-storey apartment building in Istanbul, Turkey's interior minister announced Saturday night. Speaking at...
Kassim Majaliwa

Tanzania Authorities on the alert against possible terror attacks

Tanzanian Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa said on Saturday that the country is on full alert against acts of terrorism. Adjourning a two-week parliamentary session in...
Antonio Guterres

UN chief urges African girls to embrace technological professions

Power relations in the world will remain male dominated if girls and women are not strongly involved in technological professions, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio...
PRESIDENT BUHARI ATTENDS NIGERIAN'S 58TH INDEPENDENCE. President Muhammadu Buhari on a motorcade as Nigerian Marks 58th Independence Anniversary with a parade of Military hardware at theEagle Square, Abuja. OCTOBER 1 2018. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE

President Buhari Believes Nigeria’s Economy is taking Shape

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said Saturday in Lagos his administration's economic policies are making the desired impact, evidenced by steady growth in the economy...
video

The Wandering Earth Made 1.4 Billion Yuan in Box office

Chinese sci-fi blockbuster "The Wandering Earth" raked in about 1.4 billion yuan (about 208.7 million U.S. dollars) in box office sales over its first...
France yellow vest demonstrations continue for 11th week on Jan. 26, 2019

France: Yellow Vest demonstrations enters its 13th Weekend

Thousands of "Yellow Vest" protesters marched through Paris and other French cities on Saturday for the 13th consecutive weekend in a row, although their...
Greek Satellite

Greece Makes A Statement with Its New Satellite Launch

A new Hellas Sat satellite was successfully launched this week strengthening Greece's presence in space, as the country is exploring economic benefits in all...
GTUC Matriculation

GTCU Would Soon Become a Complete University

Professor Emmanuel Ohene Afoakwa, Acting President, Ghana Technology University College (GTUC) says the institution is on course to becoming a fully fledge university. “I am...
Islamic Education

Baraka Policy Institute Holds Conference to Boost Islamic Education

The Baraka Policy Institute (BPI), a think tank has launched a two-day national capacity building conference for stakeholders in the Islamic Education Unit (IEU). The...
Destroyed products

FDA Seizes and Destroys Harmful Cosmetic Products

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has destroyed fake cosmetic products, containing harmful chemicals which are dangerous to public health. Mrs Delese Mimi Darko, the...
Creation of six new regions

Creation of New Regions the Pros and Cons it Comes With

Creation of new regions formed an integral part of two major political parties in Ghana; the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic...
ULP Monitoring

ULP Trainees Asked to Prepare Themselves for Future Job Opportunities

Hajia Alima Mahama, Minister for Local Government and Rural Development (MLG&RD) has advised trainees of the Ulternative Livelihood Programme (ULP) to focus on their...
Oil Palm Seedlings

Farmers to Start Receiving Hybrid Oil Palm Seedlings

More than 40,000 hybrid oil palm seedlings are ready to be distributed to farmers in the Assin South District under the Government’s ‘Planting for...
celebral palsy

National Assessment and Resource Centre in dire need

The National Assessment and Resource Centre for Children with Disabilities looks “useless” Staff of the National Assessment and Resource Centre for Children with Disabilities have...

BREAKING NEWS