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Greenway

Environmental charity supports Ghana’s forestation programs

A youth-based environmental charity Greenway Foundation has introduced steps to support Ghana's forestation agenda to help protect the environment. When Xinhua met up...
Afcfta

AU official urges closer Africa-China collaboration in infrastructure dev’t as AfCFTA takes effect

A senior African Union (AU) official on Friday called for deepening Africa-China collaboration to contribute to the success of the African Continental Free Trade...
Ashaiman

Children in one of Ghana’s urban slums cry for safe toilets

Just like many children the world over, children of Tulaku an urban slam community in Ashaiman near Ghana’s eastern port city of Tema, about...
Jumia-Ghana,

Jumia Africa Sets Eyes on African Markets with focus on Chinese companies

Africa's leading e-commerce platform Jumia has said it will be "100 percent Africa" for now and the future, and will not target markets outside...
Belt and Road

China’s BRI Fills Helps Push Africa’s Development

The China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) aimed at advancing global partnership can help Africa, the world's second largest and second most-populous continent, to...
china-liberia

AU Official Praises Cordial Peace and Security Relationship with China

African Union (AU) Peace and Security Commissioner Smail Chergui on Monday hailed the solid peace and security cooperation with China. Speaking to Xinhua, Chergui said...
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)

African Leaders Considering Tangible Outcomes at Summit

African leaders are expected to come up with concrete results as the African continent tries to tackle migration and forced displacement, an official told...
China africa

China-Africa Partnership has strengthened peace and security cooperation

Growing China-Africa cooperation in peace and security demonstrates the overall deep partnership between Africa and China, Sierra Leone's Minister of Foreign Affairs and International...
BRICS Heads of State, 27 July 2018 (Credit: GCIS/Flickr, CC BY-ND 2.0) (via: bit.ly)

China’s involvement in firming multilateralism platform well received by Africa

Sierra Leone's minister of foreign affairs and international cooperation, Alie Kabba, on Thursday reiterated Africa's common support for China's growing involvement in strengthening the...
Ghana’s investment market

Projected 2019 global economic slow-down to cripple African commodity exporters – Analyst

An analyst has cautioned African commodity exporting countries to prepare for effects of a possible global economic melt-down next year. In a conversation with Xinhua...
importers

Ghanaian import traders decry killer tariffs and exchange rate depreciation of local currency

Import traders in Ghana have listed high tariffs and exchange rate depreciation of the local currency (Cedi) as the major threats their businesses were...
oil

West Africa needs two million bpd petroleum refinery capacity – expert

The West African sub-region needs at least a two million barrels per day capacity petroleum refinery to meet market demands for finished products in...
Ghana Gas

New natural gas production this month to propel Ghana’s power production prospects – Official

Ghana’s quest for energy security will receive a further shot in the arm this month when gas production from the ENI-Sankofa field Off Cape...
Mental Health

Ghana mental health care delivery risks collapse for lack of funds

Health authorities in Ghana could be compelled to shut down the country's mental health facilities due to lack of funds to run them, Chief...
China-Africa Cooperation poster from 1972

China-Mozambique relations yielding good results

The pragmatic cooperation between China and the southern African nation Mozambique is yielding tangible results, which will help consolidate bilateral relations and showcase itself...
petroleum revenue

Ghana government says to use targeted spending of petroleum revenue

Government of Ghana will prioritized its spending of petroleum revenue going forward to ensure maximized benefit to citizens, a senior policy advisor told Xinhua...
China’s new reforms to fuel anti-corruption campaigns

Africa needs to open up government contracting to tackle corruption – Pradhan

African countries should focus more on opening up government contracting to be more transparent and efficient, said an expert on governance and anti-corruption issues. In...
Ghana Beyond Aid

Development Partners say to support Ghana’s “Beyond Aid” drive with investment and trade

Ghana’s Development Partners (DPs) are of the view that the country’s transition from Aid to Trade will take a gradual process and more trade...
Professor John Gatsi

Expert sees haphazard investment of oil cash truncating growth in Ghana’s non-oil economy

There is the need for credibility in the implementation of investment plans for Ghana’s petroleum revenue in order to ensure real multiplier effect in...
The report says elephants could face extinction if the current rate of poaching continues

Mozambican Reserve of Niassa short of resources to fight poaching

The Niassa National Reserve (RNN) in Mozambique faces difficulties in reducing animal slaughter due to the limited resources it has to deal with poachers. In...
Zimbabwe's economy is fragile and it does not have its own currency

Zimbabwean workers hope for better fortunes in 2018

Workers are hoping for better fortunes in 2018 as the new political leadership pledges to implement reforms that will lead to a turnaround of...
Photo shows the Dole bananas imported from the Philippines. (File photo)

Ghana needs moratorium on food imports from South Africa-Agric workers union

There is the need for the government of Ghana to impose a moratorium on the importation of particular food items from South Africa in...
Ethiopia

Sino-Ethiopia ties hailed as role model for South-South cooperation

The newly appointed Chinese Ambassador to Ethiopia Tan Jian said the partnership between Ethiopia and China could be seen as a role model for...
Urban migration

EU/Africa Summit: Slave auction footage shades light on migration deals

Shocking footage of a slave auction of migrants in Libya released by CNN must serve as a wake-up call to European and African leaders...
extractive sector

Civil society seethes over African leaders’ lip-service to transparency in extractive sector

African leaders are quick to ratify international transparency provisions for the extractive industry but are shy to implement them, civil society players attending the...
Campaign Coordinator of the Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC), Dr. Steve Manteaw

Analyst urges Ghana government to introduce ‘sin taxes’ to fund free SHS

A policy analyst with the Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC) is advocating the introduction of ‘sin taxes’ by the Ghana government to fund its...
Standard Bank

Mozambique needs to be practical with planned strategies

Mozambique has to take advantage of the difficult time it faces to implement practical strategies designed to stimulate economic growth, said Sola David-Borha,...
Professor John Gatsi

Ghana Could Lose Investors Over Borrow Attitude – Gatsi

The way Ghana handled its energy bond, which failed to raise the target amount despite extension, could suggest a state of desperation to borrow...
Agriculture in Africa

Expert cites lack of policy direction for Ghana’s agriculture for program failure

Lack of clear policy direction for agriculture programs is the cause of failure of these programs in Ghana, Edward Kareweh, General Secretary for the...
traffic situation

Senior official urges digitization of Ghana’s road traffic policing system

Ghana’s motor traffic policing needs to go digital in order to achieve improved road safety standards, Director in Charge of Education, Research and Training...