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Illicit financial outflows

African countries lethargic to information on illicit financial outflow – Monica Bhatia

Although there is information on illicit financial outflows across the world, Africa seems lethargic in accessing such information to beef up tax compliance and...
capital markets

Ghana industry inflation for June jumps to 7.7 percent

Industry inflation for Ghana inched up 0.6 percentage points to push all industry rate up to 7.7 percent during the month of June, relative...

Farmer uses online celebrity to boost local fruit sales

Gan Youqin, an orchard owner, wears a T-shirt with oversleeves tightly wrapping her tanned arms, her hair tied into ponytails with faded highlights at...

Emirates initiates simulator challenge for female pilots

Championing the importance of women’s contributions to the growth and development of aviation, Emirates recently hosted Shaesta Waiz for a Boeing 777 simulator challenge...
Boko Haram

Nigeria smoking out Boko Haram fighters

Four more members of terror group Boko Haram have been arrested in Nigeria, as the military proves resolute in smoking out remnants of the...
climate change

Climate change adaptation project builds resilience in northern Mozambique

An adaptation project is helping more than 500 households in the northern region of Mozambique near the coast to build resilience to cope with...

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador to launch song in Namibia

Namibia expects to host South African songbird Yvonne Chaka Chaka Friday for the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF)'s 70th anniversary to be held at Walvis...
Ghana’s investment market

Ghana Stock Market attracts more investors

CDA Consult – Investors concentration in the Ghana Stock Market continue to yield pragmatic results in the fourth week of July pushing the...

Machecki CEO Astounded By Patronage so far

Chief Executive Officer of Machecki Technologies Richard Annerquaye Abbey has said the company is overwhelmed by the patronage of its service, machecki.com, which allowed...

Guangdong cardio experts wraps up second Ghana mission

The team, with support from local counterparts, performed successful surgeries on four patients and implanted pacemakers on five others at the Komfo Anokye Teaching...
President of Nigeria

Nigeria says committed to enhancing social security

Minister of Labor and Employment, Chris Ngige, said this at the ongoing International Trade Union Congress (ITUC-Africa) Regional Conference in Abuja, the nation's capital...

Environment not conducive for credible polls in Zambia – think-tank

The Southern African Center for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (SACCORD) said the holding of free and fair election was not possible because of...
ballot papers

Transportation of ballot papers for Zambia elections starts

The first batch of pallets containing ballot papers for the August 11 general elections were transported from Al Ghurair Printing and Publishing Company to...

Namibia to enhance trade competitiveness

The ministry, together with its implementation agent Namibian Standards Institution (NSI), as well as United Nation's agency, UNIDO began consultations with a number of...
South African President Jacob Zuma (Front) responds to parliamentary questions in Cape Town, South Africa, on Nov. 19, 2015. South Africa engages with all the role players in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict with concerns over the future of Palestine, President Jacob Zuma said during his responding to a parliamentary question about the signing of an agreement between the leadership of Hamas and South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) party in October. (Xinhua/Elmond Jiyane)

Zuma wants to be informed of process by Parliament in passing Expropriation Bill

The Expropriation Bill was passed by Parliament in May and referred to the president for assent and signing into law. The Bill, amongst others,...

Wikileaks: U.S. Democrats in Disorder Over New Email Leaks

U.S. Democrats were in turmoil on Sunday, with their party chair abruptly announcing her resignation on the eve of the national convention to...

History Of Recent Major Attacks in Germany

A string of bloody attacks have rocked Germany of late, setting the nerves of its public on edge and raising concerns about safety and...

Joyce Banda Rigorously Goes Over Ghana’s Media History

At a lecture commemorating the fourth anniversary of the passing of President John Evans Atta-Mills, the former President of Malawi, Mrs. Joyce Banda, was...

US-China must not be sacrificed through electoral politics

With the official nomination of a U.S. Democratic presidential candidate this week, the race for the White House will enter its final stage, so...
Refugees rest at the parking lot of a railway station in Salzburg, Austria, on Sept. 14. 2015. German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere on Sunday announced that Germany temporarily reinstates border control amid the ongoing refugee crisis. According to German newspaper "Passauer Neue Presse", the German government also stopped the trains to and from Austria. (Xinhua/Qian Yi)

Germany: Recurrent attacks climax refugee crisis

The explosion in the southern German town of Ansbach late Sunday is found to be an intentional act by a 27-year-old Syrian refugee. The...

Express Clearing of Cheques Increased to 80 Percent

The latest statistics is contained in the half year report of Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS). The increase in volume of the express...

Customs Senior Staff Association Games: Tema Connection Emerge Winners

Kotoka International Airport (KIA) Connection took the second position with 21 points whilst Customs Headquarters placed third with 20 points. ...
From left to right:, Abiola Bawuah, Chief Executive Officer of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Ghana; Chief Executive Officer of Digital Jewels, Adedoyin Odunfa; and Archie Hesse, CEO of Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement System (GHIPSS)

Banks must follow standards to win fight against electronic fraudsters

Some of the standards are the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCIDSS) and the global Information Security Management Systems standard (ISO27001), which ensures...
Open currency black marketing

Apremdo Market needs public partnership in order to survive

The market, which was constructed in 1996 by the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA), had not enjoyed much patronage by traders and patrons making...
A young man surfs the internet. Social media platforms such as Facebook and WhatsApp are being used to market pornography. (File)

Redefining Self-Service Using Betway Methods

While some people choose the option of walking into a bookmaking shop to make a wager, using sports betting sites online is increasingly...
Professor Ernest Aryeetey (middle) in a group photo with other dignitaries at the congregation

Professor Aryeetey says good-bye to UG

“To the Chancellor, the Chairman and members of the University Council, management, officers of the University, staff, successive student leaders and other stakeholders of...

US remains the leading investor into Africa

According to EY’s 2016 Africa attractiveness program 2016, Staying the course, despite a relative slow down, Sub-Saharan Africa remains one of the fastest growing...

Terrorists to be imprisoned forever under proposed Aussie laws

Turnbull said in the wake of recent terror attacks seen in Nice, throughout Germany and in Orlando, Australia needed to shore up its counter-terrorism...

July 25 world news summary at 0030 GMT

BERLIN -- German police say one person has been killed and another 11 injured in an explosion at a cafe in the Bavarian city...

Faulty fuses cause Mercedes-Benz recalls

German car maker Mercedes-Benz will recall 150 imported vehicles in China on July 31 to fix a fuse problem, China's top quality supervisor said. The...