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Mining Industry

Ghana’s MDF Law Delay Hampering Development in Mining Communities

As expectations rise high in mining communities for their fair share of benefits of resources extracted from their land , government’s delay in operationalizing...
SMEs lead job creation

Botswana local authority launches plan to enhance SMEs

The Local Enterprise Authority (LEA) in Botswana has formulated a five-year strategic plan that it hopes would enhance the performance of small, medium- and...
South Africa

Expert says racism still endemic in South Africa

Race relations in South Africa have not dramatically improved since 1994, because racism continues raising its ugly head now and again, said constitutional law...
Tropical Cyclone Pam

Tropical cyclone Idai’s impact on Malawi won’t be serious as anticipated

Tropical cyclone Idai has made landfall in neighboring Mozambique but the Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services in Malawi said its impact on...
Wpid Plastic Waste

Zambian capital’s mayor praises Chinese firm over recycling project

The mayor of Lusaka on Friday praised a Chinese firm for engaging in recycling in the Zambian capital and urged residents to support the...
Social media

Zambian leader calls for responsible use of social media

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Friday called for responsible use of social media in the country, saying the current trends of abusing the social...
plastic pollution

Environment ministers make major breakthrough with single-plastic ban

The meeting of the world environment ministers on Friday made a major breakthrough with the expected adoption of the first of its kind agreement...
Barrow And Vice

Gambian president sacks VP and two ministers

Gambian President Adama Barrow sacked Vice President Ousainou Darboe, Agriculture minister Lamin N. Dibba and Trade minister Amadou Sanneh, Gambian presidency announced on Friday...
Southern African Development Community (SADC)

SADC secretary worries over low regional trade

A top Southern African diplomat on Friday raised concern over the implementation of intra-regional trade. Speaking at the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of...
Joyce Msuya, the acting executive director of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP), reacts during an exclusive interview with Xinhua in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, March 5, 2019. (Xinhua/Zhang Yu)

3 more countries join UNEP’s clean seas campaign

Antigua and Barbuda, Trinidad and Tobago, and Paraguay on Friday joined UN Environment Programme's (UNEP's) Clean Seas campaign, bringing the number of countries involved...
Electricity

Namibia issues 19 licenses to independent power producers

The Electricity Control Board (ECB) of Namibia has issued 19 generation licenses to independent power producers, according to ECB statistic available Friday. The licenses include...
Education BECE

Namibia to launch maiden guide on physical education

Namibia will launch the first "Physical Education for Life" Educator's Guide to assist educators to use physical education as a tool to achieve holistic...
dollars

Adaptation Fund pumps in US$4 million for desalination projects in Namibia

Adaptation Fund has pumped in a total amount of some 60 million Namibian dollars (about 4.2 million U.S. dollars) to implement pilot projects on...
inflation

Zimbabwe annual inflation continues on upward trend

Zimbabwe's annual rate of inflation for February climbed further to 59.39 percent from 56.90 percent in the previous month amid high cost of basic...
Healthwalk

Airport Residential Area Residents Take A Health Walk

Integrity Magazine/Krif Media Limited in collaboration with Marriot hotel, Healthnet Airport Medical Centre and C & J Hospital, organised its premier health walk dubbed...
Gha Mttd Motorway Drivers

GHA, MTTD Remove Commercial Vehicles from Tema Motorway

The Ghana Highway Authority (GHA) in collaboration with the Airport Division of the Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) has evicted taxi drivers using...
Resort Project

Ada Foah Community Wants All-inclusive Local Content policy

The people of Ada Foah in the Ada East District of the Greater Accra Region are demanding a comprehensive local content policy for the...
Dr Lydia Baaba Dsane Selby

Stakeholders Exchange Ideas on Private Sector part in UHC

Dr Lydia Baaba Dsane-Selby, the Chief Executive Officer for the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), has acknowledged the key role being played by the...
Mr. Andrews Barnes

Australian Government Formally Hands Over to Atwima a Sanitation Facility

The Australian government has handed over a 20-seater sanitation facility to the people of Atwima-Koforidua in the Atwima-Nwabiagya North district. The facility is part of...
insurance over

Insurance Companies Urged to Clear the Bad Image About Their Services

The Ghana Insurers Association (GIA) has organised a seminar for Claim Managers in the Insurance Industry with a call to help transform the negative...
Consumer

Ghanaian Public Advised on Mobile Security

In order to overcome challenges associated with Mobile Money service, subscribers were on Friday advised to change their Personal Identification Numbers (PIN) at least...
Brt

Minister Urge Road Users to Abide Traffic Regulations

Mr Kweku Ofori Asiamah, the Minister of Transport, has urged newly trained Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) drivers to be guided by the Road Traffic...
Dr Mahamudu Bawumia and his wife

Dr Bawumia Attends CII EXIM BANK Meeting

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, on Friday left Accra for New Delhi, India for the 14th CII-Exim Bank Conclave on India-Africa Project Partnership...
toilet

VRA Gives Dzebetato Community A Toilet Facility

The Volta River Authority (VRA) on Thursday commissioned and handed-over 30-unit micro-flush toilet systems to the people of Dzebetato in the South Tongu district...
Asante_Kotoko_SC

Kumasi Asante Kotoko must Win Against Zesco United

Kumasi Asante Kotoko will be traveling to Zambia to face ZESCO United in a crucial encounter in the final round of matches in the...
Teere Donation

TEERE Assist Bongo District Hospitals with Medical Supplies

TEERE, a local based Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) has handed over medical supplies, equipment and furniture worth 500,000.00 Euros to the Bongo District Hospital to...
Akufo-Addo

President Akufo Addo to Grace Francophone Festival

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will be the Guest of Honour at the opening of the Francophonie Festival on Saturday, March 16, in Accra. A...
Logo

NBSSI echoes pledge to promoting women empowerment

The National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) has lined up a number of interventions to support women entrepreneurs. Ms Kosi Yankey, the Executive Director...
fire

Communities Cautioned Against Bushfires

Mr John Naada, Upper East Regional Director of the Wildlife Division of the Forestry Commission (FC) has advised communities within the Eastern Corridor enclave...
rosewood logging

Rosewood Harvesting Banned in Ghana

The Ministry of lands and Natural Resources has directed the Forestry Commission to ban the harvesting of Rosewood in the country. Rosewood is one of...