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Africa should increase investments in technology

Zambian experts have urged African countries to intensify efforts aimed at advancing the use of modern technology if the continent is to fully realize...
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Namibia records increase in passenger vessel visits via main port in 2019

Namibia's cruise tourist arrivals via the Namibian Port Authority(Namport) has equated to 21,779 visitors, according to the port's authority. This indicates an...

Serviced apartments on increase in Kenya amid tourism growth

A high-rise building under construction in Kilimani, an upmarket suburb in Kenya's capital Nairobi, towers above the rest. A signboard at the...

“Increase taxes on alcohol and drugs to manage addiction” – Psychologist

A psychologist has advised the government to increase taxes on alcohol and drugs to help manage addiction related to such products, especially by the...
financial inclusion

Britain pledges to work with Kenya to increase financial inclusion

Britain on Thursday pledged to work with Kenya's financial technology (fintech) firms to increase the level of financial inclusion for low-income and underserved consumers...
A trader retrievesa receipt from an EBM. The amended law reinforces ministerial powers to fine taxpayers who circumvent using electronic billing machines to avoid paying taxes. (File)

2020 Budget: Stakeholders propose increase in Tobacco and Alcohol Tax

Ahead of the presentation of the 2020 Budget and Economic Policy statement of the government to Parliament later next month some individuals and civil...

Mozambique to increase power supply in central, northern regions

Mozambique's national electricity supplier EDM is set to reinforce the capacity of electric power supply in the central and northern regions of the country. ...

Angola-UAE trade chamber seeks to increase commercial exchanges

Angola-United Arab Emirates (UAE) trade chamber introduced on Tuesday an action plan to increase commercial exchanges between the two nations and improve balance of...
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U.S. production of crude oil, natural gas forecast to increase in 2019, 2020

U.S. production of crude oil and dry natural gas will increase in 2019 and 2020, according to a report released Tuesday by U.S. Energy...

Zimbabwe fuel prices increase yet again

The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) on Monday increased fuel prices again and also implemented a new pricing model which takes into account transportation...
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Utility tariff increase bites Ghanaian consumers

The increase in utility tariffs in July has started biting the pockets of consumers in Ghana, the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) revealed here on...
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Kenya urges Africa to increase tree cover to benefit from carbon trade

Kenya on Wednesday called on African governments to increase tree cover in order to benefit from carbon trading. Keriako Tobiko, cabinet secretary...
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GCNet Launches Trade Facilitation Platform to Boost Revenue Mobilization

The Ghana Community Network Services Limited (GCNet), a Public-Private Partnership, has deployed an upgraded version of its end to end smart clearance system for...
World Bank

WB Scales increases emergency support for Mozambique and Other Countries

$700 million in support for storm-hit countries The World Bank today announced that it has mobilized over half a billion dollars in new resources to...

Studies Indicates Rising Trend in Child Migration

A study conducted on children on the Move Young Migrants suggests for revision of existing legal frameworks and the development of innovative policies and...
Omar Hassan Ahmad Al-Bashir

Increase in the cost of bread led to the removal, arrest of Sudanese President...

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who has ruled the country for nearly 30 years and is wanted for war crimes by the International Criminal Court,...
Rice Farm

CRI to Complement Local Rice Production with New Varieties

The Crop Research Institute (CRI), of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), at Fumesua near Kumasi is using science and technology innovations...

Solidaridad rolls out projects to increase cocoa, palm oil production

Solidaridad, an international non-governmental organisation, has launched two projects to boost cocoa and palm oil production. The implementation of the phase two of the Cocoa...
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CONIWAS Advises government to give more resources to water sector

Ghana Coalition of NGOs in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) has called on government to increase financial allocation to drinking water supply to ensure equity...
Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA)

MoEA and JICA to increase local rice production in Ghana

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), is partnering the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), to help rice farmers to scale up the production...
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Ghana Government to Fight Climate Change With 10 Million Trees

The Government has employed nearly 20,000 people to plant 10 million trees across the country to increase climate resilience towards achieving the sustainable development...
International Womens Day

4-H Ghana Demands Action for More Women in Parliament

4-H Ghana, a positive youth development organisation, has called on Parliament to adopt an affirmative action to ensure an increase in the number of...
Uk Investment

UK’s Investments in Ghana to Grow

The United Kingdom’s Minister of State for Africa, Harriet Baldwin, has re-affirmed the United Kingdom government’s commitment to increase her investment in Ghana and...
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Ghana sees increase in Chocolate Day patronage

Thousands of Ghanaians gathered at the China-built National Theater on Thursday to take part in the country’s National Chocolate Day commemoration to drum up...

Merck Foundation Marks World Cancer Day By Building The Capacity Of Oncologists In Africa

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) has provided one and two year Oncology Fellowship Program to African doctors to be the future oncologists in their countries; Merck...

Namibia aims to increase fish handling capacity

Namibia has unveiled plans to establish itself as a key fisheries and processing hub in south Atlantic Ocean, increasing the volume of fish handled,...
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Ghana and Hungary team Up to Increase Water Management

Ghana has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hungary on cooperation in water management with a commitment towards establishing a framework for swift...
Oil drilling platform Shengli No.4 is in the midst of shipment at the outer anchorage of a port in Yantai, east China’s Shandong province, Feb. 8, 2018. The Shengli No. 4 and the New Shengli No.1 will be sent to Nigeria for oil exploration services. (Photo by Chu Yang from CFP)

Ghana’s oil resources to increase by 500 million barrels

Ghana's oil resources will increase by more than 500 million barrels of oil with the successful appraisal of wells, a release has said. ...

Rwanda Forbids Secondary Schools to Increase Tuition Fee

The Rwandan government announced on Wednesday a ban on increasing school tuition for students in public secondary schools and government-aided schools ahead of the...

GNCCI to Boost Start-up Support to SMEs in 2019

Start-ups and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) will this year receive increased support from the Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GNCCI) through its...