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Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Ghana’s President Nominates Chief Executives for New Assemblies

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, has nominated chief executives for the six new Municipal and District Assemblies, inaugurated on Tuesday, February 19. This in...
Joseph Hanson Kwabena Nketia

Prof. Kwabena Nketia has reportedly died at 97

Joseph Hanson Kwabena Nketia, the legendary Ghanaian ethnomusicologist and composer, has reportedly died at 97, at the Legon hospital in Accra. Considered Africa's premier musicologist,...
Julius Maada Bio

Sierra Leon’s President in Morocco for Africa Development Forum

President of Sierra Leone Julius Maada Bio arrived on Wednesday in the Moroccan city of Casablanca. Upon his arrival at the Mohammed V International Airport...
border

UN Special Envoys Reports Significant progress on Cameroon-Nigeria border demarcation

A United Nations (UN) special representative on Wednesday assured Cameroonian authorities that "remarkable progress" was being made in demarcating the disputed Cameroon-Nigeria maritime border...
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Rwandan and Ugandan Dispute to be handled by East African Law Body

The East African Law Society (EALS), a regional bar representing lawyers from across the East African Community (EAC) member states, on Wednesday offered to...
South African airways

South African Airways Demands Former Pilot Pay Back Millions He was Paid as Salary

South African Airways (SAA) is out to recover millions of rands from a former pilot who flew its aircrafts for twenty years without a...
Boys aboard an abandoned boat collect recyclable items through polluted waters in front of fishing boats at Fish Harbor in Karachi, Pakistan, August 17, 2016. Reuters

Report paints Baghdad as the Worst City to live in

Iraqi capital Baghdad has been ranked at the bottom of the world's 231-city list emerging as the worst city in the world in...
land

Next Parliament will handle S. Africa’s land reform project

South African parliament's Ad Hoc Committee, tasked with amending the Constitution to pave the way for land expropriation without compensation, decided on Wednesday to...
Nuclear missile test

Report indicates that U.S. has made arrangements to Test Long banned Missile

The United States is mulling starting testing later this year types of missiles that were banned by a decades-old nuclear treaty, U.S. media reported...
Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari Saddened by Lagos School Building Collapse

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday expressed sadness over the collapse of a three-storey building housing a primary school in Ita-Faji area of Lagos,...
Image copyrightREUTERS Image caption It Is not clear how many children remain trapped

Nigeria: Rescuers try to save survivors in school building collapse

Hundreds of rescuers have been struggling to search and rescue victims of the collapsed building housing a school in Ita Faji area of Lagos,...
travel afcon

2018 Tourism growth in Kenya Exceeds Sub-Saharan Average

Kenya's travel and tourism sector grew faster than the regional average and is above other economies in sub-Saharan Africa, says a report released in...
Fan Yongzhen (2nd R), a deputy to the 13th National People's Congress (NPC), talks with her fellow deputies after a plenary meeting of Yunnan delegation in Beijing, capital of China, March 7, 2019. (Xinhua/Yang Zongyou)

Grassroots Lawmakers Speaks Out Over Two Sessions

Sitting among nearly 3,000 national lawmakers at the Great Hall of the People at the heart of Beijing, Fan Yongzhen feels a great sense...
Monks offer lamps to the statue of Shakyamuni Buddha at the awarding ceremony for Gexe Lharampa, the highest academic degree in Tibetan Buddhism studies, at the Jokhang Monastery in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, April 5, 2015. After rounds of tests and debating sessions, ten monks received the Gexe Lharampa degree this year, a title similar to a doctorate in the Gelugba faction of Tibetan Buddhism. Gexe means knowledgeable and Lharampa represents the highest degree among the four ranks in the Gexe system. (Xinhua/Chogo) (yxb)

Tibetan Buddhism is a well-preserved culture

Chinese religious figures serving as political advisors at this year's "two sessions" are pleased with the country's protection of Tibetan Buddhism in southwest China's...
Investment

China’s New Foreign Investment Law Avails New Opportunities

A longtime U.S. observer on China has said the draft foreign investment law being deliberated in Beijing is "definitely a step forward" in the...
Op-ed: China’s new type of party system enlightens world

China’s Top Advisory Body Ends Annual Session

China's top political advisory body has concluded its annual session, building a broad consensus and unity for national development. Xi Jinping and other Chinese leaders...
Fire Guts Houses At Ash Town In Kumasi

Fire destroys property and cash worth Gh₵10,500

A devastating fire that engulfed some houses at Konadu Yiadom, a suburb of Kumasi on Tuesday evening, has left an amount of GH¢10,000.00 and...
electricity generation

Three Agona East Communities Gets Power

Three farming Communities in the Agona East District of the Central Region have been connected to the national grid under the Rural Electricity Project...
Coach Sarpong

Kotoko players appeared nervous against Al-Hilal

Coach Joseph E. Sarpong, a former Kumasi Asante Kotoko coach, has blamed the team’s recent draw at home to Sudanese side, Al Hilal, on...
National Sports Authority (NSA)

NSA Worried over conduct of fans

The National Sports Authority (NSA), has condemned football fans, who threw sachet water and stones onto the pitch, during the Confederation of Africa Football...
media

Journalists urged to give accurate report on Ghana’s mining sector

Journalists have been urged to carry out thorough investigations and be circumspect in their reportage on the mining sector. This is because mining is of...
Stma Ogp Week

STMA Observes Open Governance Week

Mrs. Victoria Araba Dennis, the Co-Chair of the STMA Open Governance Multi-Stakeholder Forum has said that the Metropolis had developed a local action plan...
NCCE

Stakeholder Engagement is key to project implementation

Mr. Michael Boahene, Acting District Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) in the Sekyere East has asked Metropolitan, Municipal and District...
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Ghana Government Handed Konkomba-Anufor Conflict Report

Mr Ambrose Dery, the Interior Minister, has been presented with the report of the fact-finding Committee on the Konkomba-Anufor Conflict. The report was presented to...
water

Manso-Atwere Community Gets Portable Water Supply

The Local Council of Churches at Manso-Atwere in the Amansie West District has rehabilitated the broken down water systems in the community to resume...
Glaucoma

Ghana Making a Headway in the Glaucoma Fight

Ghana is gradually winning the war against Glaucoma, as more people are now reporting in health care facilities across the country for testing, diagnoses...
Senior High Gwiraman

Gwiraman SHS Needs Teaching and Staffing Infrastructure

The Headmistress of Gwiraman Senior High Gwiraman Mrs Ernestina Kankam has indicated that the lack of accommodation for both staff and students remained one...
Mining Stakeholders

Stakeholders in Ghana’s Mining Sector to Deliberate on Local Content

Four institutions will meet on Thursday, March 14, to discuss ways to enhance the participation of local companies in the supply of inputs to...
International Maritime Organisation (IMO)

IMO Believes Ocean Management Promotion is Vital to Ghana’s Development

Mr Jonathan Pace, an official the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), says promoting ocean management is central to Ghana’s development in an environment characterized by...
Cocobod

Stay Documents Affidavit in Opposition to Stay Opuni’s Trial

State Attorneys on Wednesday said at the trial involving Dr Stephen Opuni and one other that it has filed an affidavit in opposition to...