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An explosion occurs at a fuel station in north Accra, capital of Ghana, Oct. 7, 2017. The explosion happening late Saturday left at least two people dead. (Xinhua/Shi Song) (yk)

Southern Nigeria: Gas Explosion Causes Fear

Scores of local residents have been reported missing in southern Nigeria following a gas explosion at a trunk line at the Niger Delta area,...
Mce Leads Sanitation Exercise

MCE for Bolgatanga Takes Part in Sanitation Exercise

Mr Joseph Amiyuure, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Bolgatanga on Saturday led a sanitation exercise as part efforts to keep the township clean...
Education Teachers Awards

Gilbert Nyame Adjudged best Outstanding Teacher in Western Region

Mr Gilbert Nyame, a Basic school teacher of the Asankran Breman Basic School in the Amenfi West District of Western North has emerged as...
Gws Debate

Ghana Observes World Wildlife Day

Ghana Wildlife Society (GWS) on Saturday organised an inter-schools debate between Presbyterian Boys Senior High School, Legon and Amasaman Senior Technical School to mark...
Okada

Okada Riders in Ashiaman Cry for Freedom

Scores of Okada Riders (commercial motorbike transporters) in Ashiaman have called for the legalisation of their work in the community. The Okada business in the...
President swears in GIADC Board

GIADC Board Gets Sworn into Office

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has sworn into office the Board of the Ghana Integrated Aluminium Corporation (GIADC) with a call on the body...
Worldreader

Every Parents Must Be Responsible for His/Her Child’s Upbringing

Sheikh Abdallah Sulaiman Yusif, a visiting Imam at the Two Thousand Limited Mosque at Adabraka has counselled parents to be responsible for their wards’...
Female Farmers

Dry spell brings good tidings to savvy Kenyan farmers

For the last three months, a dry spell has swept across Kenya leading to scarcity of water, food, and livestock pasture. In both urban and...
Smart-Tablet Healthcare

Titanium firm brings healthcare to Kenyan community

The dedicated army of health personnel deployed to the Magaoni health center deep in Kenyan rural coastal village near the Indian Ocean, returns regularly...
Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston Remembrance to be Held in Accra on March 2

Whitney Houston, one of world's most influential singers, would be celebrated at concert at the Zen Garden, Labone, Accra, on Saturday, March 2, 2019. The...

Ghana registers USD 6.2 billion worth of investments in 2017

as China FDI Tops Q4 figures – GIPC The Ghana Investments Promotions Center (GIPC) reported here on Friday it had recorded a 6.19 billion US...
Sport Club Internacional

Argentina defender Cuesta joins Brazil’s Internacional

Brazil's Internacional have announced the signing of Argentina international defender Victor Cuesta on a four-year deal. The 28-year-old agreed to terms with...
broadband

Namibia’s telecommunication firm introduces cutting-edge wireless broadband technology in Zambia

Namibia's telecommunication operator on Thursday announced the installation of its cutting-edge wireless broadband technology in Zambia which reduces signal interference and enables greater coverage...

Former Peruvian president refuses to return to Peru citing political persecution

Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo will not return to Peru as he feels he is the target of political persecution, said his wife Eliane...

Turkish oil tanker seized in Libya, crew held captive

An oil tanker under Turkish flag has been seized by an armed group in Libya, with 11 crew members on board held captive, Turkish...

Syrian border wall reduces illegal crossings

As Turkey has completed more than half of a planned wall along its 911-km border with Syria, the number of illegal crossings and smuggling...
Andy Murray

Murray saved seven match points to reach the semifinals in Dubai

Andy Murray saved seven match points in the quarter-finals as the top seed of Dubai Championships finally won the dramatic victory 6-7 (4-7), 7-6...
The recession of 2008-09 may have had a long term impact on global growth rates, says the WTO

U.S. protectionism biggest risk for New Zealand economy – Graeme Wheeler

Protectionism under the new United States administration of President Donald Trump poses the greatest potential risk to the New Zealand economy, the head of...
Cancer cells under a microscope

Mutation causing aggressive prostate cancer could be genetic

Australian scientists said a ground-breaking research project into one family will unlock the secrets of prostate cancer. Researchers from Melbourne's Menzies Institute...
video

Brains of obese people wired to crave fatty foods

The brains of obese people could be "wired" to seek out fatty foods, Australian scientists have found. Researchers from the Bio-Medicine Discovery...
Factory workers

Ghana government industrial policy targets 350,000 jobs

The industry revitalization policy being introduced by government of Ghana aims to create at least 350,000 direct and indirect jobs when completed, Minister for...
ghana

Ghana to spend US$12 billion in 2017 annual budget

The Ghanaian government went to parliament here on Thursday to seek approval for an expenditure of 56.5 billion Ghana cedis (11.89 billion U.S. Dollars)...
Standard Bank

Standard Bank South Africa engage Competition Commission over collusion

The Standard Bank South Africa said Thursday they are engaging the country's Competition Commission about their collusion case over the rand price fixing scandal. ...
South African airways

Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls Airport hosts biggest aircraft to date

The Chinese-rehabilitated Victoria Falls International Airport on Wednesday welcomed its biggest wide-bodied aircraft to date when South African Airways (SAA) landed an Airbus A330-200...
Akufo Addo

Ghana, Qatar to deepen economic, political ties

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo on Wednesday said his government intends to build very strong diplomatic and economic relations with Qatar and all the countries...
Kenneth Ofori-Atta

Ghana targets 6.3 percent GDP growth in 2017

The government of Ghana will work towards a 6.3-percent growth in gross domestic product (GDP) and a non-oil GDP growth of 4.6 in 2017,...

Minister of Finance To Read 2017 Budget On Behalf Of Ghana’s President

The Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, will, on behalf of the President, present the 2017 Budget Statement and Economic Policy to Parliament on...
ECOWAS

ECOWAS calls for peaceful polling in Benin

The sub-regional organization is to deploy election observation mission of about 136 persons, comprising 16 long term and 120 short-term observers, led by the...
mass grave

Burundi says foreign media coverage on mass grave “unprofessional”

"The discovery of a mass grave at Mutakura and the identification of criminals constitute evidence that journalists from international media saw the atrocities, but...
power ship

Ghana’s power situation still fragile – ACEP

Africa Center for Energy Policy (ACEP), the think tank, said the country needed additional 600 Mega Watts (MW) plus a 400MW reserve margin to...