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Ernest Addison

Bank of Ghana cuts benchmark rate by 100 bsp on favorable conditions

At the end of its 86th regular meeting, the Monetary Policy Committee(MPC) of Ghana's central bank revised downward by 100 basis points its benchmark...
Armored helicopters convoy cargo helicopters during the annual joint military exercise Foal Eagle between South Korea and the United States in Pocheon, northeast of Seoul, March 25, 2015. (Xinhua/Seongbin Kang)

Mozambique, U.S. to conduct joint military exercise against piracy, trafficking

Mozambique and the United States will conduct a military exercise in the northern province of Cabo Delgado in the southeastern African country on Tuesday...
Person voting

Namibia says to stick with electronic voting machines in this year’s elections

Namibian Chief Election Officer Theo Mujoro said on Monday the country will continue using electronic voting machines in the forthcoming general and presidential elections. Opposition...
A Chinese agricultural expert passes on farming technologies to farmers in Burundi, in an aid-Burundi demonstration rice field. (Photo provided by aid-Burundi agricultural expert)

Asian crops gaining popularity in Kenya on disease resilience, rising market

Kenyan farmers are embracing various Asian crop varieties to curb diseases and earn more as the market for the produce grows. To curb diseases, the...
farmers

Namibia’s agricultural sector faces difficult year ahead

Namibia's agricultural sector will be facing a difficult year ahead, a trade group said on Monday. The group, Meat Corporation (MEATCO) of Namibia, said in...
Court

Kenya mulls new judicial conduct code to boost access to justice

Kenya is considering implementing a new code of judicial conduct and ethics in order to boost access to justice, a senior government official said...
Electricity

Namibia making slow progress with rural electrification

Namibia is making progress in its rural electrification program, a new report said. The report on renewable energy efficiency in the...
Ghana’s investment market

Banking crisis, U.S. Fed rate rise hit Ghana Stock Exchange hard in 2018

An ongoing crisis in Ghana's banking sector and a rise in the United States Federal Reserve's interest rates were some of the factors that...
Celia Baah Danso

2019 Chairman Cup: Baah Danso Lifts the Cup

Celia Baah Danso, defeated Eva Adom Amankwa by 3:0 in (Female division) the 2019 Chairman's Cup Tournament played at the DG Hathiramani Sports Hall...
court

Prof. Twumasi Advise NSA Turn Away from The Courts

Professor Peter Twumasi, Director General of the National Sports Authority (NSA), has urged sporting federations to find ways of resolving their internal wranglings, other...
Renault and Ghana

Renault to build an assembly plant here in Ghana

French multinational automobile manufacturer, Renault, Monday said it is considering the establishment of an assembly plant in Ghana. This brings to four, the number...
Police

Ayawaso West By-Elections and The Security Measures In-place

The Accra Regional Police Command has outlined security measures ahead of the upcoming Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency by-election slated for Thursday, January 31, 2019,...
CID Kidnap

Ahenkofi’s Kidnapping Report Untrue – Police

The Western Regional Police has described ‘as untrue’ reports that some Nigerians have kidnapped eight children and kept them in an underground tunnel in...
Bridge Power Project

Ghana’s Seventy Million Dollar Turbines for Bridge Power Project Launched

Government, in collaboration with the Hungary Government, on Monday unveiled a 70 million-dollar General Electric (GE) turbines built in Hungary for the first stage...
gender inequality

Gender Gaps Frustrating Ghana’s Efforts at Linking Urban-Rural Settings

The Development Strategies for Urban Sustainability in Africa on the basis of SDGs Interlinkages (USiA) has identified three potential solutions to Ghana’s sustainability of...

Public Procurement Authority Boss Honoured with An Award

An honorary award, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Supply Chain Management (CISCM), Ghana has been conferred on Mr A.B Adjei, Chief Executive of...
Presbyters Consecration

14 Presbyters blessed at Kaneshie

Dr McWilson Atakro, the West Volta Presbytery Synod Moderator of the Evangelical Presbyterian (E.P) Church, Ghana has called on Presbyters to help build the...
youth-in-zongo-communities

Zongo Youth encouraged to take up Apprenticeship

Youth in zongo communities have been urged to accept apprenticeship training to develop vocational and technical skills and competencies to make them self-employed. Alhaji Seidu...
Ms. Catherine Abelema Afeku,

Government puts in motion plans to develop Ghana’s Creative Arts Industry

The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts has stepped up efforts to tap the potentials of the Ghanaian youth in the creative arts...
UDS Suicide

Police in Wa Begins Probing UDS Student Alleged Suicide

The Wa District Police have launched an investigation into the death of Enoch Akondoh, a final year student of University for Development Studies (UDS)...
Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

Ghana Government Denies Asking Any CEO to Proceed on Leave

The Government Monday debunked media reports that it has asked eight chief executive officers of state-owned agencies to proceed on retirement because they have...

Adams Mahama Murder Case: Fugitive Grabbed in Ivory Coast

Asabke Alangdi, who fled in May 2015, to escape prosecution as the second suspect in the murder of Adams Mahama, the former Upper East...
drivers strike

Commercial drivers in Tema West Advised to Join Unions

Commercial drivers operating in the Tema West Municipality have been urged to join any of the transport unions instead of operating on “floating” basis. Mrs...
Open Defecation

Ghana First Company Ltd pledges to fight open defecation

Ghana First Company Limited, a waste management company, has said there is the need to build, own and use improved toilet facilities as a...
President and Physicians

Physicians and Surgeons Foundation to Expand Healthcare in Ghana

The Ghana Physicians and Surgeons Foundation of North America has indicated its willingness to partner its Local Ghanaian counterparts to improve the health delivery...
World Vision

WVI-G promotes water and sanitation to communities

The Sekyere East Cluster of the World Vision International - Ghana (WVI-G) has handed over water and sanitation facilities to some communities in the...
video

Fancy Gadam Drops a Single on peace and Love

Mujahid Ahmed Bello, also known in showbiz as "Fancy Gadam", has released a new song title "Abudu Andani". The new single produced by Dr. Fiza,...
MTN Digital music conference

MTN Digital Music Session Ends up North

The MTN Digital Music Conference has been held for musicians in the northern part of the country, as part of efforts to encourage musicians...
Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA)

Customs Charge to be extra vigilant at the borders

The World Customs Organisation (WCO) on Monday tasked its members to intensify their mode of combatting terrorism and other security threats at borders to...
Fashion Business

Glings reveals how he got started in Business

Eugene Tweneboah Koduah, known as "Glings", Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Highfashionbyglings, has said, he used his school fees, as a start-up capital, for...

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