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Immunization

Ghana issues polio alert after confirmed case

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Friday said it was working with its partners to contain an outbreak of polio in Chereponi, some 610...
Spla Soldiers Near Juba April

South Sudan says optimistic of accomplishing outstanding issues amid delay fears

South Sudan on Wednesday said it's on course to accomplish all the outstanding issues within the remaining three months of the extended pre-transitional period...
Stone Town, Tanzania - September 9, 2015: View on typical narrow Stone Town street with souvenir shops on Zanzibar island. Man is sitting on a small chair in front of his shop. Bikes and motors are parked on the street.Typical buildings with Arabic and Indian influance.

Tanzanian PM issues ultimatum to 8 regions to set up economic empowerment guidance

Tanzanian Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa on Saturday issued a one-year ultimatum to eight regions in the east African nation to set up guidance on...
Forestry Commission

Forest Commission finds issues with report on forest cover loss

The Forestry Commission has described as inaccurate a report by the World Resources Institute (WRI) claiming that Ghana witnessed a 60 per cent change...
Kris Boyson reveals Katie ‘suffers in silence’ (Picture: Rex)

Kris Boyson was of great assistance to Katie Prince during her mental health issues

The 30-year-old fitness trainer spoke candidly last week about his own battle with depression and he claims he and his girlfriend offer one another...
Mining

Zambian government issues mining license to youths to curb illegal mining

The Zambian government on Sunday issued a small-scale mining license to youths in Chingola town on the Copperbelt Province to curb rising illegal mining...
GJA

Merck Foundation Collaborates with GJA to Train Media on Fertility Issues

The Merck Foundation, a subsidiary of Merck KGaA, Germany, in collaboration with the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), has organised a health media training to...
ida b. wells barnett marching in washington d.c. womens suffrage demonstration in 1913

Further Reflections on Women’s Suffrage and African Emancipation

African American History Month Series No. 4 From the antebellum period through the Civil War and Jim Crow the issues of gender and race were...
Health screening exercise

Viewpoint: Universal Healthcare in Africa is a Necessity for Genuine Development

Conference in South Africa raises issues on whether the approach should be private or state-driven Many of the news stories about African Union (AU) member-states...

Governments: Brainstorm over climate change issues in Bangkok

Against the backdrop of severe and record heatwaves, bushfires, droughts and floods across the world, governments held a supplementary meeting in Bangkok to prepare...

Uganda issues new tax incentives to attract more investors in free zones

Uganda has announced new tax incentives in a bid to attract local and foreign investors,, in free zones. The country's tax body, Uganda Revenue Authority...
video

Kwas Kese Charge His Fellow Musicians to Address Drug Abuse Issues Among Ghanaian Youth

Ghanaian hip- artiste Kwaw Kese has lamented the huge drug problem Ghana faces. He wants musicians to use their powerful influence in helping fight drug...
Ghana’s investment market

Quantum Terminals issues US$10 Million corporate bonds on GSE

Quantum Terminals an operator in Ghana’s petroleum sector became the first non-financial institution to issue Corporate Bond on Ghana’s Fixed Income Market at the...
social media

Social media and youth education: Issues and challenges

Being a paper delivered by Olalekan Ajia at the 2017 Ijebu Muslim College Old Students Association (IMCOSA) Annual Lecture recently. Social Media, Sites/Platforms and Apps But...

Internal problems interrupts NPPs Sunyani Congress

Internal Party issues have delayed processes of the Brong-Ahafo Regional Delegates’ Congress of the New Patriotic Party ((NPP) underway at the Catholic Pastoral Centre...
Malaria parasites - seen here infecting red blood cells - and mosquitoes do not like cold temperatures

An alert for Malaria has been raised by South Africa

South African health authorities on Thursday issued a malaria alert amid a rising risk of acquiring the disease both in and outside the country. The...
A smart car connected to mobile application is exhibited at the China International Industry Fair which opened in Shanghai on November 7, 2017. (Photo by Long Wei from People’s Daily Online)

China begins issuance of licenses to test autopilot cars

China on March 1 issued the country’s first three road test licenses to smart car makers, meaning that Chinese autopilot vehicles can get out...
Alhaji Sulemana Alhassan, Upper West Regional Minister

Issues of Nutrition in Ghana Cannot be Down Played – Minister

Alhaji Sulemana Alhassan, Upper West Regional Minister has stated that they can no longer neglect nutrition issues as it has become a social canker...
maternal death

Zero Tolerance Declared To Maternal Mortality

Mrs Tina Mensah, the Deputy Minister of Health, has challenged health service providers, programme implementors, policy makers and all stakeholders to re-double their efforts...
A cross section of NDC supporters who thronged the Vittin SHS Park to launch the campaign

Assembly Members Asked To Do Away With Partisan Politics

Mr Isaac Adjei Mensah, the Member of Parliament for Wassa East, has called on assembly members in his constituency to move away from the...
U.S And Ghana

I’m Satisfied With Ghana’s Progress In Tackling Child Labour Issues – Robert Jackson

The United States Ambassador to Ghana, Mr. Robert P. Jackson has said, he is satisfier with the progress being made so far by the...
forecast

Tanzania’s weather agency issues alert over floods, outbreak of diseases

The Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) on Tuesday issued an alert over oncoming seasonal rains expected to begin in November, saying they might lead to...
Ghana

Ghana Must Have a National Health And Safety Authority

My Take On The Recent Gas Explosion At Madina /Atomic Junction And some Recommendations. I would like to precede this write-up with a question -...
afdb

AfDB’s Theme Bond “Light Up and Power Africa” Issued

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has issued the first “Light Up and Power Africa” Bond for SEK 733 million (approximately JPY 10 billion) sold...
video

What Ghana Needs is a National Health & Safety Authority

My Take On The Recent Gas Explosion At Madina /Atomic Junction And some Recommendations. I would like to precede this write-up with a...
Dr. Akwasi Osei,

Handle Mental Health Issues With Circumspect – MHA CEO

The Chief Executive Officer of the Mental Health Authority (MHA), Dr. Akwasi Osei, called on health workers to be circumspect in handling mental health...
Danfa

Danfa: Pregnancy School to help address maternal deaths issues

As part of its efforts of combating maternal deaths which has been claiming innocent lives in the country, Danfa Health Centre public medical clinic...
Interest Loans

Ethiopia issues US$400 million loans for micro, small enterprises

Ethiopia's Federal Urban Job Creation and Food Security Agency (FUJCFSA) has given 400 million U.S. dollars worth of loans to 399,000 micro and small...
Court

India: Supreme Court Notifies Government on Cattle Trade Restriction

India's Supreme Court on Thursday issued a notice to the central government, seeking its response to the recent ban on the purchase and sale...

Abuse of Public Funds, Cause of Teachers Plight – Nana Addo

file image President Akufo Addo says the reason why teachers issues which largely bother on money have not been properly dealt is simply due to...