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Ghana @ 60 Freedom Fight Night

Bukom, breeding ground for Ghana’s aspiring boxing champions

Boxing is one of the many well-known sporting disciplines in Ghana. The West African country has a rich boxing history and boasts very talented...

China ready to strengthen defence cooperation with Kenya

China will work together with Kenyan defence forces and the defence ministry to develop cooperation in defence in a deep way, defence attaché at...

Ghana’s free senior high school program to cost US$95 million yearly

The Ghanaian government will spend 400 million cedis or 95 million US dollars on its flagship free senior high school program to be rolled...

Local investors shore up Nairobi bourse turnover

Equity turnover at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) rose to 8.9 million U.S. dollars from 7 million dollars posted on Wednesday as local investors...
Nordea Capital Corporate Logo

GSE Financial Stock Index hits upward trajectory

The Ghana Stock Exchange Financial Stock Index edged upward by 0.03 per cent to close trading at 2,081.3 points on GSE stock trading Nordea...

Ethiopia giving special rights to Jews of Ethiopian origin, Rastafarians

Ethiopia has enacted a law that will give special rights to Jews of Ethiopian origin and Rastafarians that are normally reserved to Ethiopian citizens. Speaking...
World Bank

IGAD, World Bank advice drought-hit countries on utilizing groundwater

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) together with the World Bank has on Thursday advised drought-hit horn African countries to improve effective groundwater utilization...
tourism in Ghana

Chinese Technology firm in to boost Africa’s tourism and hospitality industry

A leading Hong Kong technology innovations firm; Tink Labs Limited, launched its product the handy here late Wednesday seeking to revolutionize Africa’s tourism and...
Economic Africa

Ghana’s spending cuts bode serious consequences for economic growth

Fiscal policy think tank, Institute of Fiscal Policy (IFS) observed here on Thursday that spending cuts by government of Ghana in its quest to...

Ghana’s infant malaria prevalence rate down to 21 percent

Ghana has recorded significant improvement in reducing malaria prevalence among infants between six months and 59 months, according to the Ghana Malaria Indicator Survey...

Ghana and Malta explore business opportunities

Ghana and Malta on Thursday explored opportunities and partnerships in business and trade. At the Ghana-Trade Malta Business Forum in Accra, both sides discussed how...
green economy

UN urges legal interventions to transition Africa to green economy

Africa urgently requires policies and regulatory frameworks to be able to resolve threats posed by environmental degradation to fasten a switch to green economy,...
Both the NYC coordinator UWANYIRIGIRA Clarisse and Global communities` representative while addressing the public

Second Annual joint youth cooperatives end in Musanze

This exhibition was officially opened by the vice Mayor in charge of social affairs (Musanze District) in her remarks, Mrs. UWAMARIYA Marie Claire Thanked...

Tim Kaine, The U.S. Democratic Vice Presidential Candidate

U.S. Senator Timothy Michael "Tim" Kaine on Wednesday accepted the Democratic Party's nomination for the U.S. vice presidency. Kaine, born on Feb....
Agriculture tractor plowing field

Zambia starts week-long agriculture, commercial show

The 90th Agriculture and Commercial Show, being held in Lusaka, the country's capital, will run up to August 1 with various activities lined up. ...

Tanzania: Over 80 pct lake zone firms do not comply with environmental rules

Bonaventure Baya, Director General of the National Environment Management Council (NEMC), said NEMC carried out an environmental impact assessment in the lake zone, which...

Cape Verde’s economy minister to visit China

A ministerial statement released on Tuesday said the meeting will be held in Beijing on July 28. During his visit to China,...
Somali security forces

Mali protagonists agree on setting up interim authorities, joint patrols

The head of the committee, Algerian diplomat Ahmed Boutache, told the media at the end of the committee's meeting in Bamako that "the joint...
DR Congo

Facilitator in DR Congo’s national dialogue starts preparatory sessions

The facilitator for the dialogue, Edem Kodjo, opened the session on Tuesday and proceeded to verify the mandates of the 19 delegates selected to...
Mr Eric Kofi Dzakpasu,

EC Recaptured Onto Its System 42 percent of NHIS card holders

The deletion of the names was as a result of a ruling by the Supreme Court, directing the EC to delete the names of...
Hon Ablakwa checkig for his name in the register

Only 14K of removed NHIS registrants have reregistered

I don’t particularly care whether 2,000 or 14,000 of the 56,772 de-registered voters who used their recently proscribed NHIS Cards to vote in the...
Montie Three

The Montie-3 Conviction

I must first take this prime opportunity to heartily congratulate the members of the Ghana Supreme Court, in particular Justice Sophia Akuffo, for nobly...
EU Ambassador to Ghana, William Hanna

Stakeholders urge Ghana to build on good democratic track record

The European Union Ambassador in Ghana, William Hanna urged the country to ensure it’s political landscape is free of intimidation before, during and after...

Volta Hops On CLOSSAG’s Nationwide Strike

The workers did not report for work on Wednesday following a crunch meeting with some National Executive members in Ho on Tuesday afternoon. Offices in...
Photo taken on June 26, 2016 shows a landslide happened in a mountain village in Meigu County, southwest China's Sichuan province. [Photo: Chinanews.com]

Gov’t adopt measures to enhance efficient land management

She said a comprehensive draft Lands Bill had already been prepared to consolidate laws on land – to substantially improve and secure the land...

CLOGSAG asks its members to sit home over Interim Premium

“The National Executive Council (NEC) initially fixed July 19, 2016, for the strike but suspended to give government sometime to respond to their demands. ...

EAC to use this year’s arts and culture festival to promote tourism

The East African Community intends to use this year's Arts and Culture Festival (JAMAFEST) to promote regional tourism products to the world. EAC Secretary...
Edward Lowassa

Tanzania’s former Prime Minister set to join opposition

Tanzania's former Prime Minister Edward Lowassa, 62, was expected to join the opposition on Tuesday, the coalition of opposition parties said on Monday. ...
Zambian President Edgar Lungu

Zambia launches 48 marine units to secure water bodies

Zambian President Edgar Lungu launched the country's first-ever special forces marine units in Nchelenge district in Luapula Province aimed at securing the country's water...
gas explosion

Nigerian leader orders probe into Jos gas explosion

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has directed a thorough investigation into the chlorine gas explosion in central north city of Jos in Plateau State. The...