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Floods

Unplanned settlements a cause of floods in northern Tanzania

Authorities in northern Tanzania on Wednesday blamed unplanned settlements as the main cause of floods, which forced scores of people to flee their flooded...
South africa Currency Rands

South African labor federation says workers still exploited

Despite the strides South Africa has made in improving labor conditions over the years, workers are still faced with numerous problems, a Congress of...
Nigeria

Nigeria battles insecurity as crime surges

Security chiefs and traditional rulers from northern Nigeria on Tuesday gathered in Kaduna state for a quarterly meeting amid increasing insecurity in the country,...
african-trade

Kenya calls for mutually accepted standards to spur intra-Africa trade

Kenya on Wednesday called on African countries to embrace mutual recognition agreements for product standards to help spur intra-Africa trade. Betty Maina,...
European Union (EU)

EU provides funding to help Somalis hit by severe drought

The EU has provided 140,000 U.S. dollars in humanitarian funding to assist families severely hit by drought in Somalia. The EU said...
Wpid Kidnappers

Ten killed as Rebels Storm Villages in NW Nigeria

At least 10 people have been killed following an attack by gunmen in Nigeria's northwestern state of Katsina, local police said on Wednesday. The gunmen...
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Korir Leads Kenya to Doha Diamond League

Continental championships 800m champion Emmanuel Korir is among a galaxy of stars who will be launching their defense of the Diamond Trophy in Doha...
Nigeria

Nigeria fights insecurity amid high crime rates

Security chiefs and traditional rulers from northern Nigeria on Tuesday gathered in Kaduna state for a quarterly meeting amid increasing insecurity in the country,...
South Sudan

South Sudan refutes allegations over two missing opposition figures

South Sudan on Wednesday said it was not responsible for the disappearance of two opposition figures in the Kenyan capital in 2017 after the...
United Nations

UN express worry over increasing food insecurity in Somalia

Some 1.7 million people in Somalia are expected to face crisis and emergency levels of food insecurity until June, following a second consecutive failed...
South Africa

South Africa upset with CAS concerning Semenya’s case

Sports and Recreation South Africa said Wednesday that it's disappointed with the fact that Olympic champion Caster Semenya lost her legal case against IAAF,...
The Boeing chalet at the Farnborough air show in Hampshire, England, on July 15, 2014

Boeing employs top class legal adviser over 737 MAX lawsuits

Boeing on Wednesday named J. Michael Luttig as the newly-created position of counselor and senior adviser to deal with legal issues related to the...
Bagerbaseh Paired With Daniel Quartey Ti

Bagerbaseh, Fumi and others crossover to 2nd Round of McDAn ITF tour

Ghana’s Japheth Bagerbaseh paired with Daniel Quartey ti eliminate Nigerian duo Christian Paul and Joseph Imeh Uboh 6-2,3-6,10-6 in the doubles event. The result gave...
Sport Para Ghana

Para Sports in Ghana Requires partnership for development – NCPD

Ahead of this year’s Ghana National Wheelchair Softball Championship in Kumasi, Wheelchair Softball officials from the United States of America (USA) and Japan have...
Sport Awards Swag

44th MTN SWAG Awards: Togbe Afede XIV on bill as guest of honour

Togbe Afede XIV, the Agbogbomefia of the Asogli State and President of the National House of Chiefs, will grace the 44th MTN Sports Writers...
Mortuary Workers Association Ghana Mowag

MOWAG hangs its intended strike

The Mortuary Workers Association Ghana (MOWAG) said it has suspended its intended strike, which was scheduled to take off on Wednesday, May 1. That, it...
Tuc Day

11 Million workers in the informal sector have no social security

Mr Osman Abengo, the Ashanti Regional Secretary of Ghana Trades Union Congress (TUC), has called for urgent measures to sign onto the SSNIT pension...
Mr Reynolds O Tenkorang

Misapplication of law is responsible for low pensions – SSNIT

Mr Reynolds O. Tenkorang, the General Secretary of the Health Services Workers Union (HSWU), said the perception that the SSNIT Pension was low due...
Tuc Day

Oguaa: hundreds of workers turn up for May Day celebrations despite rains

Hundreds of Workers of the various labour unions in the Central Region on Wednesday defied the early morning rains accompanied by strong winds and...
Trades Union Congress of Ghana (TUC-Ghana)

TUC tasks government to revisit old labour laws

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) of Ghana has called on the government to review the “colonial” labour laws governing employment in the country. Dr Yaw...
Vice President Dr Bawumia

Veep applauds Ghanaian workers on Labour Day

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has congratulated Ghanaian workers on the occasion of Workers' Day for their immense contributions and patriotism towards the transformation...
Disabled Women Entrepreneurs

Women entrepreneurs with disability receive support from president

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has presented GHS2 million to 1,000 women entrepreneurs living with disability, under the Presidential Empowerment for Women Entrepreneurs with...
President Charter May Day

Labour minister directed to address all labour concerns within 3 months

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Wednesday directed the Employment and Labour Relations Minister to resolve all pension issues within the next three months. The...
Npa Terminal

NPA’s Bulk Vehicle Terminal launched

The Bulk Road Vehicle (BRV) Parking Terminal and Resting Room for tanker drivers, constructed by the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), has been inaugurated in...
Mr Reynolds O Tenkorang

HSWU asks government to address the needs of members

The Health Service Workers Union (HSWU) has called on the Government to attend to the needs of members and ensure their fundamental human rights...
Trades Union Congress of Ghana (TUC-Ghana)

TUC demands better pensions for workers

the Trade Union Congress (TUC) has called for better pension benefits and wages to address the high poverty rate in the country. According to the...
Labour Concerns

Ghana government urged to address workers labour concerns

Some Ghanaian workers have called on government to implement realistic policies that seek to address working conditions of the workers in the country to...
Convention People’s Party (CPP)

CPP congratulates workers on Labour Day

The Convention People’s Party (CPP) on Wednesday extended warm felicitations to all comrades who constitute the workforce of Ghana. The CPP in solidarity with workers...
ghana news agency gna

GNA marks May Day in Spectacular manner

It was all a joyous moment for workers of the Ghana News Agency as they celebrated amidst drumming and dancing soon after returning from...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

President Akufo Addo’s may Day Speech in full

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Wednesday joined thousands of Ghanaian workers to mark this year’s May Day. The Ghana News...