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Chinese missions celebrate 90th anniversary of founding of PLA at ceremony in Ethiopia’s capital

The Chinese mission to the African Union (AU) and the Chinese Embassy in Ethiopia on Friday jointly hosted a reception marking the 90th...
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Six abducted students regain freedom in Nigeria: governor

At least six students abducted two months ago from a college in Nigeria's southwestern state of Lagos have regained freedom from their kidnappers, a...

Ghana intensifies preparations to host West African football tournament

Ghana said on Friday it had stepped up preparations for the upcoming West Africa Football Union (WAFU) tournament in September. The two-week soccer fiesta, which...

People with albinism in Tanzania still fear attacks despite improvement

People with albinism in rural Tanzania continue to live in fear due to widespread attitudes that lead to violence against them despite attacks against...

Syrian army closes in on last IS stronghold in Homs

The Syrian government forces backed by Russian Air Force have reached the outskirts of the Sukhneh town, the last Islamic State (IS) stronghold in...

Nearly 840,000 remain displaced outside Mosul

The UN migration agency said Friday it estimates that 839,118 individuals (139,853 families) remain displaced following heavy fighting to retake the northern Iraqi city...

Ghana government raises US$341 million in 5-year domestic bond

The government of Ghana raised 1.49 billion Ghana cedis (341 million U.S. dollars) in a five-year domestic bond here on Thursday, transaction advisers have...
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Kenyan land owners gain from entry of Chinese property developers

The entry of Chinese property developers in Kenya has resulted in huge gains for the country's land owners, industry officials said on Friday. Real estate...
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe addresses a gathering at a stadium in the town of Bindura in northern Zimbabwe, July 8, 2016. In his first public appearance after a massive strike over economic deterioration, Mugabe explained to his supporters that the situation was exacerbated by a lasting drought and sanctions of the West. (Xinhua)

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe suggests creation of third vice presidency in his party

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has asked the ruling ZANU-PF's women's wing to consider amendments to the party's constitution to allow for the appointment of...

GSE tumbles: Composite Index slips

Trading on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) slipped during the session, as both the Composite Index and the Financial Stock Index dipped on the...

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, President Of Peru

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski took office Thursday as the new president of Peru, calling for a "social revolution" to eradicate poverty and modernize the country. ...

Nigeria reviews investment policies – official

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Aminu Aliyu-Bisalla said this at an interactive forum with captains of industries in Lagos,...

New program creates over 2,000 jobs in Namibia

The program, launched by the labour ministry, required companies that employ more than 25 people to register whenever there are job vacancies. ...

Producer inflation plunges 3.7 percentage points in Ghana

The month-on-month change in the PPI for the period between May 2016 and June 2016 was also 1.2 percent, relative the 0.6 percent recorded...
Namibian President Hage Geingob addresses at the inauguration ceremony of the Walvis Bay International Airport new Terminal Building at Walvis Bay, Namibia, on July 22, 2016. The airport's new building was built by Chinese construction company, New Era Investments at a cost of about 900 million Namibian dollars (62 million U.S. dollars) and now is able to handle a sustained passenger flow of 200 passengers per hour catering for one-million passengers per annum. Walvis Bay International Airport is the busiest airport at Namibia's coastline. (Xinhua/Wu Changwei)

Namibian President to officiate at Zambia’s agricultural show

The show running under the theme, "Managing Environment for Growth", kicked off on July 27 and will conclude on August. 1. Geingob...
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Ivory Coast deploys 3,000 officers in Abidjan to secure holidays

"We are just beginning the long holidays and this operation is aimed at ensuring members of the public enjoy themselves without any disruptions," deputy...

Rwanda gets US$7.5 million from Switzerland for technical education

Speaking after signing the funding agreement, Ralf Heckner, the Switzerland ambassador to Rwanda, said the funding is provided under the second phase of the...
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Hearts of Oak Coach Ill-fated About Team’s Performance Against Ashgold

Hearts of oak, who are currently leading the league table with 39 points, took the lead through Robin Gnagne from a spot kick. ...
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EC Ladies Rise Against Attacks On Their Boss

A statement signed by Abigail Amponsah Nutakor, the Head of Gender and Disability at the EC, and copied to the Ghana News Agency on...
Kwaku Asare

Prof. Kwaku Asare tows the low cost path on Montie 3

He is one the admirable legal minds in civil and human rights advocacy in Ghana’s media and political culture. But his Facebook post’s reaction...
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Will The NDC Drive Ghana to a Civil Discord?

The response that greeted the wrist-slapping sentencing of the Montie-Fm Three, who reportedly threatened to execute five members of the Ghana Supreme Court, from...

Asafotufiame Festival Receives Support From MTN Ghana

Mr Prince Owusu Nyarko, MTN Area Sales Manager for the Greater Accra Region presenting the items said the relationship between MTN and the people...

SMEs urged to plan ahead of their retirement

Mr Emmanuel Dagadu, the Corporate Affairs Manager of the National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA), said the informal sector constituted about 85 per cent...
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Agona West: About 400 Names Purged

The affected persons used the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Identification Cards to register in 2012 when the Electoral Commission (EC) conducted the voter...
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Penplusbytes: let social media function on election day

“A total ban of social media on election day would increase suspicions and create an information gap that can easily be filled with...

Vodafone takes 1-2-free offer to the kaneshie market

The ‘1-2-free’offer, is to urge customers to talk more and enjoy conversations free of charge after every third call made during a day. ...

GCPP & Accompong Believe Renewable Energy Is The Future For Africa And The Caribbean

The guest of honour and keynote speaker was Accompong’s Minister of Finance and Founding Governor of the Central Solar Reserve Bank of Accompong, Hon....

USAID and GHS Launch Campaign Dubbed ‘Good Life, Live It Well’

The “Good Life, Live It Well” campaign will serve as the overarching Ghana Health Service brand and will promote positive health behaviors through television,...

Hold District Assemblies Socially Accountable

He said the huge chunk of the tax payer’s money giving to them by the Central Government and other grants must be accounted...

PPP candidate promises to make Youth agriculture attractive

Mr Kasim, 37, a graduate in Actuarial Science, said he was committed to see more youth into the agricultural sector because it is the...