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World Evangelical Alliance WEA

Coalition of Business Commends Government Socio-Economic Advancement

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) Business Coalition Ghana has lauded Ghana’s socio-economic progress so far, and its social intervention programmes aimed at reducing poverty...
A man displays money at the exchange market in Suq Bacad market in Mogadishu, Somalia, Nov. 18, 2015. (Xinhua/ Faisal Isse)

Aid Organisations Solicit for US$1.08 Billion to Help Somalia

Somalia and aid agencies operating in the country on Monday launched 2019 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP), seeking 1.08 billion U.S. dollars to provide support...
Lupando Mwape/ former Zambia VP

Zambia’s Former Vice President Pass on After A Short Illness

Former Zambian Vice-President Lupando Mwape has died in a South African hospital where he was evacuated for specialized treatment. He was 68. The Zambian...
video

India Finds Alternative Ways to Fund Cleaning of Ganga River

The Indian Culture Ministry said Monday that it would auction prestigious gifts presented to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to raise money for cleaning river...
video

Female Black Senator Gears Up for Presidential Race

First term U.S. Senator of the State of California Kamala Harris announced her presidential bid on Monday, joining a large pool of Democrats who...
video

India: Man Attacked and Killed in a Zoo

A man was mauled to death by lions inside a zoo in northern Indian state of Punjab, officials said Monday. The incident took place inside...
human trafficking

Nigerian Authorities to Clamp Down on Human Trafficking

Nigeria on Monday pledged to embark on an awareness campaign across the country to tackle rising human trafficking. The pledge was made by Julie Okah-Donli,...
Lai-Mohammed-Information-Minister

Nigerian Government Suspects Security Threat to Elections

The Nigerian government on Monday alleged there were security threats to the upcoming general election, alerting citizens of the west African country to be...
Boko Haram

Boko Haram Fighters Killed in Military Base

Nigeria's army on Monday confirmed that Boko Haram fighters who launched an attack on a military base in the northeastern state of Yobe were...
United Nations

Global Economic Growth to Stands Steady at 3% in 2019-2020

The global economy will continue to grow at a steady pace of around 3 percent in 2019 and 2020 amid signs that global growth...
President of Nigeria

President Buhari Tours North Eastern Nigeria to Canvass for Votes

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday visited two northeastern states of Borno and Yobe wooing eligible voters in the general election next month. Buhari led...
football

Kenya’s Gor Mahia Draw in Group of Death

Kenyan football club Gor Mahia will have to be at their best if they are to progress through a tough group at the CAF...
RDF soldiers dance after returning from a peacekeeping mission in Darfur in 2013. (File)

UN Peacekeeping Personnel is made of five percent women

Women only accounted for 5 percent of uniformed personnel in the United Nations' peace operations in 2018 despite slight increase in their participation, according...
Senegambia Bridge

Bridge Connecting North and South Senegal officially Opened

The Gambia inaugurated on Monday Senegambia Bridge which links the northern and southern parts of Senegal at a ceremony attended by Gambian President Adama...
Replaced as the preeminent global jihadist power by the Islamic State group, Al-Qaeda nonetheless remains a potent force and dangerous threat. experts say (AFP Photo/Karin Zeitvogel)

Al-Qaeda Section Credits Itself Over Attacks on UN Peacekeepers

A branch of Al-Qaeda in Mali has claimed responsibility for an attack that killed 10 Chadian UN peacekeepers. The Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen group launched...
Mali Terror Attacks

Mali Terror Attacks Strongly Condemned by Portugal

The Portuguese government strongly condemned on Monday the terror attack against facilities of the United Nations Integrated Multidimensional Mission for Stabilization of Mali (MINUSMA),...
oil palm

Asokore Rural Bank to Assist Over 3,000 Smallholder Farmers to Produce

The Asokore Rural Bank Limited at Asokore in the Sekyere East District is working to provide financial support to enable more than 3,000 smallholder...
NDC Walk

Bagbin Supporters Turned Up More for Ayawaso West Wuogon Walk

Supporters of Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, at the weekend thronged a health walk by the Ayawaso Wuogon Constituency...
social-ngo-support

NGO builds 3-classroom block for a community

The Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC), a child centred Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) and its developing partner, Markaz-Al Bishara (MAB) has built and commissioned...
Ghana Police

Hussein-Suale’s Assassins Will Sure Be Arrested

Many are of the view that the Police can be relied upon to apprehend assassins operating in the country. This comes in wake of the...
Lilwin ambassador

No. 8 Snacks Appoint Lil Win As Brand Ambassador

Kwadwo Nkansah popular known in the music and acting circles, as "Lil Win" has been unveiled as the official brand ambassador for "No. 8"...
Koforidua Centre for National Culture (CNC)

Koforidua’s CNC Theatre Finally Unveiled

The performance theatre of the Koforidua Centre for National Culture (CNC) complex, which was started in 1964 had been completed and inaugurated. Speaking at the...
Lilwin Host

Lil Win Entertain Celebrities, DJ’s and Other Media Personalities

It was all excitement, when the media entourage gathered at the X5 Pub in Kofrom, as popular Ghanaian actor and musician, Kwadwo Nkansah "Lil...
screening

GAMA Organises Free Medical Screening to SOS Village

The Ghana Association for Medical Aid (GAMA) over the weekend gave free medical screening to the SOS Children’s Village, Tema in the Greater Accra...
Water Resources Commission (WRC)

WRC suggests collaborative approach to saving degraded water bodies

Mr Aaron Aduna, Officer in charge of the White Volta Basin at the Water Resources Commission (WRC) in Bolgatanga, has called for increased collaboration...
Menzgold is facing mass withdrawals

Security Consult Advises Menzgold Victims Seek Counselling

Irbard Security Consult has established a counselling centre for Menzgold victims with a call on Ghanaians to halt the mockery and blame game but...
Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia

Ghana’s Vice President Calls for Inclusive Governance in Africa

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, on Monday, said for Ghana and Africa to sustain and consolidate its democratic gains, it is prudent to involve...
robber

Thorn Arrested Fleeing Armed Robber

A suspected armed robber, who run into thorny shrubs unknowingly in the bush as he got trapped by it has been arrested,...
jail bars

Farmer handed 10 years sentence for sexual transgression

A 48 year-old farmer who took advantage of an imbecile and sexually assaulted her at Akronwi in the Juaben Municipality has been sentenced to...
Mr Ambrose Dery

Government Supports GPS with GH¢800 million

Mr Ambrose Dery, the Minister for the Interior, has said government provided GH¢800 million extra last year to the Ghana Police Service for the...