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Ghana’s two oil fields average 134,000 bopd production half year 2017 – Tullow

Ghana’s two maiden oil fields, the Jubilee and Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme(TEN) have recorded a combined average daily production of 134,000 barrels of oil per day (BOPD)...
African Union headquarters

AU pursuing comprehensive program in Africa to speed up integration

The African Union (AU) is pursuing a comprehensive program in the fields of transport, energy, tourism and infrastructure in Africa towards speeding up integration...

Ghana, Malta pledge mutual support

Ghana and Malta on Wednesday pledged to strengthen ties of cooperation and provide mutual support for each other at the bilateral and multilateral...

UNIDO partners Swiss SECO to support job and wealth creation in Ghana

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), in partnership with the State Secretariat of Economic Affairs (SECO) of Switzerland is providing technical support for...

Ghana’s banking sector appeals for massive capital injection

As some major banks in Ghana are struggling to meet up with the roadmap and deadline for recapitalization, some experts are of the view...
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Kenya uregs role of private sector in fighting graft

Kenya on Wednesday called on the private sector to revitalize the fight against corruption that is to blame for growing income inequality and other...

Namibian telecom firm seeks to achieve 100 percent population coverage

Namibia telecommunications company, MTC, in efforts to bring customers closer to the digital era as well as augment government efforts on this goal, launched...
Female Farmers

Kenyan farmers find respite from ravages of striga weed thanks to innovation

Smallholder farmers from Western Kenya are sighing with relief thanks to a novel innovation unveiled by global research bodies to contain the striga weed...
Biotech industry

Ghana’s industry inflation declines to 3.6 percent in June

The Producer Price Index (PPI) announced here on Wednesday by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) declined 0.1 percentage points to 3.6 percent year-on-year for...
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GCB Bank/Fan Milk Pushes Stock Market Upward

Fan Milk Limited a leading manufacturer of ice cream and yoghurt, and a significant player in the fruit drinks market and the GCB Bank...
Processing and Packaging

Processing and packaging technology manufacturers see great opportunities in Ghana

Global manufacturers of Processing and Packaging Technology say they see great opportunities in Ghana and West Africa, a release received here late Tuesday said. The...

Hillary Clinton Is U.S. Democratic Presidential Nominee

Hillary Clinton on Tuesday became the first woman to run for president on behalf of a major U.S. political party. At the...

Zambia fines 7 milling firms for selling underweight mealie-meal

The Zambia Weights and Measures Agency (ZWMA) said the firms were fined following an inspection it conducted in some towns to ascertain compliance to...

Police investigations reveal no foreigners in Zambia’s voter register

The police instituted investigations to establish the truth after some members of the main opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) lodged a complaint...

AfDB praises Tanzanian president on his anti-corruption crusade

Leautier praised the Tanzanian leader during talks held at State Lodge in the east African nation's political capital Dodoma, said a statement issued by...

2016 Elections: Ghana’s National Election Early Warning and Response Group Launched

The primary objective of this Group is to discuss, develop and recommend strategies to mitigate threats to the peaceful conduct of the 2016 elections....
Ghana Athletics

August 13 Set Aside for Mepe Athletics Festival

The Athletics festival, organised by the Mepe Afenorto Association, in collaboration with Track Titans Club, would see both male and female athletes competing in...

July 26 world news summary at 0030 GMT

GENEVA -- The International Swimming Federation (FINA) on Monday said seven Russian swimmers were not eligible to compete at the upcoming 2016 Rio Olympic...

Rwanda to raise US$45 million from mining concessions

Rwanda is looking forward to raise about 45 million U.S. dollars from mining concessions with investors in the mining sector, says Evode Imena, Rwanda...

Pneumonia, diarrhea child killer diseases in Nigeria – expert

At least 195,000 children died of pneumonia while 120,000 children lost their lives as result of diarrhea in Nigeria annually, a health expert has...

Tanzania-Kenya border post cuts cargo clearing time

Traders using the Holili/Taveta border post between Tanzania and Kenya said they have started benefiting from the newly established One Stop Border Post (OSBP)...

Motta hints at Atletico Madrid desire

Thiago Motta, Paris Saint Germain's former FC Barcelona player, is eying a move back to Spain. Speaking to the French sports...
John Kerry

Israel brushes aside kerry?s warning on nuclear deal

Israel rejected on Sunday a recent warning by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry that if the Congress wound block the nuclear deal with...
Barack Obama

Obama makes a stop Over in Ethiopia for another official visit

U.S. President Barack Obama arrived later Sunday in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa for an official visit in the East African country. ...

In Weifang cup opener wolfsburg defeat Shandong Luneng

Bundesliga side Wolfsburg's youth team beat their Shandong Luneng counterparts 4-1 in Luneng Weifang Cup International Youth Football Tournament here on Sunday. Eight teams,...

Sinai bus blast in Egypt injured 18 police trainees

At least 18 police recruits were injured on Sunday during a blast that targeted their bus in northern Sinai province, according to medical sources....
President Kenyatta and Obama

President Barack Obama bring to end his visit to Kenya

U.S. President Barack Obama left Kenya on Sunday afternoon after his three-day visit, his first visit as president to the country of his father's...
South China Sea

South China Sea Negotiations demands breaks former promise

Manila appears to be a fickle player in international politics since its recent arbitration request on the South China Sea issue completely disregards its...

July 26 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

ANKARA -- Turkey scrambled several F-16 fighter jets on Sunday evening to hit Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq, local Dogan News...

July 26 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT

TOKYO -- Three people were killed after a small plane crashed into a residential area in Tokyo's suburb area of Chofu city Sunday morning,...