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Climate Change

World Concerted Efforts needed in Fighting Climate Threats

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Wednesday said the world must step up efforts in fighting the threat of climate change, the biggest threat...

Auditor General Commends Media’s Contributions in corruption fight

Mr Daniel Yaw Domelevo, the Auditor-General, has hailed the media's role in the fight against corruption in the country. He said greater transparency and accountability...
Mr Zhu Jing (first left) in a group photograph with dignitaries at the event

China suggests stronger cooperation to fighting illegal mining

Mr Zhu Jing, the Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of China, has said it is important for Accra to collaborate with Beijing to present...

Chinese envoy demands unified form in handling terrorists

A Chinese envoy on Monday asked for a unified standard in the fight against terrorism. "In combating terrorism, all countries should uphold a unified standard...
Group picture of some of the participants

B/A Charts Course to Fighting the Spread of Fake Electrical and electronic appliances

Stakeholders in the Brong Ahafo Region in collaboration with the Communication for Development and Advocacy Consult (CDA Consult) has adopted strategic roadmap to fight...
MMDAs Child Labour

MMDAs charged to fight tireslessly against child labour

Mr Ignatius Baffour Awuah, the Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, has tasked the Municipal, Metropolitan and District Assemblies to be proactive in fighting...

Court charges 2 people for fighting over electricity bill

Two persons who engaged in a fight over electricity bills, resulting in body injuries, have been put before an Accra Circuit Court, each charged...
Hunger Report

South-South and Triangular Cooperation Provides Solution to Fighting Hunger and Poverty

More than 300 participants representing governments, international organizations, academia, research organizations, the private sector, NGOs and civil society are expected to descend upon Brazil’s...

Assemblyman Commends Nana Addo For Initiatives

Ghana is on the threshold of socio-economic emancipation, says Mr Richard Kwadwo Adu, the Assemblyman for Ntoase Electoral Area in the Wenchi Municipality of...
food aid

UN Agencies Pledge to Fighting Africa’s Food Insecurity Issues

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and three Rome-based UN agencies have reiterated their commitment to strengthening collaboration in fighting food insecurity...
economic abuse

Africa Busies Itself with Fighting Economic Wars – Prof Yankah

Professor Kwesi Yankah, the Minister of State for Tertiary Education, has decried the relegation of African arts and culture to the background by governments...

The US may ignore Turkish onsluaght on Syrian Kurds

Recently Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced his readiness to conduct a new military operation in the north of Syria to prevent the emergence...
Jacob Zuma

South African president seeks community support in fighting scourge of crime

South African President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday that law enforcement agencies and government departments need community support to defeat the scourge of crime. ...

U.S. committed to fighting terrorism – Jim Mattis

The U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Saturday his country is committed to fighting terrorism, as "Americans are not made of cotton candy." ...

Great strides made in the against tropical diseases

There has been a record-breaking achievement in distributing tablets to fight neglected tropical diseases, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation says. The effort has ramped...

At least 16 killed in fresh fighting in South Sudan

At least 16 civilians have been killed and ten others injured in South Sudan's northwestern town of Wau following sporadic fighting between government-backed militia...

Policeman killed in fighting with militants in Indian-controlled Kashmir

An Indian policeman was killed and three others wounded Sunday in an overnight fierce gunfight between militants and Indian troops in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir,...

Okyehene Stands Firmly in the Fight Against Galamsey

The Okyehene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori-Panyin II, has reiterated his commitment to protect the Atiwa  forest from the activities of illegal miners and chainsaw operators. He said...
A view of the 26th AU summit is seen in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, on Jan. 30, 2016. The 26th ordinary session of the African Union (AU) heads of states and governments kicks off on Saturday at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

AU deeply concerned over recent fighting in South Sudan

The African Union (AU) has expressed deep concern over the recent fighting in South Sudan. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the outgoing Chairperson of...

Tema MCE Aspirant and I Are Not Related – Ishmael Ashitey

The Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Ishmael Ashitey, says the Tema East Constituency Member of Parliament, Titus Glover, is...
Antonio Manuel de Oliveira Guterres

UN Secretary General calls for fighting incitements linking terrorism with Islam

United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, called on Sunday for fighting incitements linking terrorism with Islam, reported the Al Arabiya local news agency. ...
Security Council

End current fighting across South Sudan – Security Council

The UN Security Council on Friday called on all parties in South Sudan to immediately stop fighting, saying that "there is no military solution...

Zuma’s State of Nation Address Ruined By Fighting

Punches have been thrown in South Africa’s parliament as opposition MPs tried to disrupt the State of the Nation address by President Jacob Zuma.Members...

UN mission says fighting in South Sudan “worrying”

The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) on Thursday deplored fighting on the west bank of the River Nile in South Sudan's Upper Nile,...

IMANI Report: Presidency Must Lead Crusade Against Waste & Corruption

The many campaign promises by all the major parties notwithstanding, the 2016 elections were fought principally over only a few critical issues, and of...
Over two hundred Nepalese peacekeepers arrive in Juba from the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), to reinforce the military component of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). UN Photo/Isaac Billy

UN deplores outbreak of fighting in South Sudan’s Malakal town

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) on Sunday expressed concern about the outbreak of heavy fighting between government and opposition forces in...
Boko Haram

Borno Government Cautioned Against Undermining Military Efforts To End Terrorism

An Interfaith group, the Northern Interfaith and Religious Organizations for Peace (NIROP) has querried the motive behind the Borno state government's reaction to the...

Major Health Challenges Facing Ghanaians

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is the leading risk factor for death and disability globally. The situation, initially known to be ‘predominant’ in...

Syria conflict: Fighting Suspended in Aleppo

People are trying to flee the fighting as rebel areas fall to government troops Syria’s army has suspended combat operations in eastern Aleppo, Russia’s...
Sana/AFP A car in flames at the scene of bombings in the Syrian city of Tartus, northwest of Damascus, on May 23, 2016

Aleppo: Renewed Hostilities As Ceasefire Ends

Fighting started in beaten-up Aleppo almost as soon as the three-day ceasefire ended, with none of the purposes accomplished during that time, aside from...