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Photo taken on July 11, 2015 shows greenhouses broken by heavy wind in Sanmen County of east China's Zhejiang Province. The approaching Typhoon Chan-Hom has brought gales and rainstorms to Zhejiang Province, east China, forcing hundreds of flights to be canceled and highways to be closed, local authorities said Saturday. (Xinhua/Xu Yu) (zwx)

Windstorm kills at least 3 in Nigeria

A severe windstorm hit Misau town of northeast Nigeria's Bauchi State on Friday, claiming the lives of at least three people, an official said. ...
Rice Farm

Kenya to host conference on hybrid rice in Africa

Kenya will host a conference on hybrid rice in Africa from May 20 to 21, organizers said on Friday. African Agricultural Technology...
Flag Of Guinea Namibia

Namibia, Guinea to strengthen cooperation

Namibian president and chairperson of the Southern African Development Community Hage Geingob and president of Guinea Alpha Conde agreed to implement the African Continental...
TOPSHOTS A Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) government soldier walks towards the town of Malakal on March 20, 2014, after the SPLA allegedly took it over. More than 97,000 South Sudanese refugees who have fled war, misery and turmoil from their country now live in Kakuma. AFP PHOTO / IVAN LIEMAN

Joint UN, AU mission in South Sudan to shore up peace process

A high level mission from the African Union (AU), the United Nations (UN) and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) arrived in South Sudan...
UNICEF

Tanzania urges UNICEF to support investment in children’s education in Africa

Tanzanian Minister for Finance and Planning Philip Mpango on Friday urged the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to give priority and support investment in...
media

Chinese embassy organizes media salon on BRF outcomes

The Chinese Embassy in Madagascar organized a media salon on Friday to introduce to Malagasy journalists the outcomes of the Second Belt and Road...
accidents

Nigeria warns against road accidents in rainy season

The Nigerian government on Friday warned motorists against possible road disasters in the country as heavy rain is expected to lash the country. ...
United Nation

Addis Ababa Hosts UN Integrated Strategy for the Sahel

The United Nations Integrated Strategy and its Support Plan for the Sahel (2018-2022) is to take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on may 13. It...
cashless

MTN Champions Ghana’s Cashless Economy

Mr Obed Adu-Amankwah, the Upper West Territory Sales Controller of MTN Ghana, has urged phone users to register MTN Mobile Money as the company...
Thomas Boakye Aygemang

May 9: Hooliganism at Match Venues Must Cease

Mr. Thomas Boakye Agyemang, a Premier League Board (PLB) and the Accra representative of Kumasi Asante Kokoko, has appealed to football fans to help...
rugby

2018 Rugby Africa Bronze Cup: Ghana Stands Against Mauritius at Finals

Mauritius would have it very tough against the much improved Eagles of Ghana on Saturday, May 12, in the final of the 2018 Africa...
Thomas Boakye Aygemang

PLB Member Says GPL Break Was Important

Mr. Thomas Boakye Aygemang, a Board Member of the Premier League Board (PLB), has defended the decision by the PLB, to hold on with...
cycling trip

Cycling Sports in Ghana Needs Extensive Overhaul” – Boakye Yiadom

Mr. Kofi Boakye Yiadom, chairman of the Greater Accra Cycling Association, has reiterated the need for cycling to take a different shape as the...
MTN FA CUP ROUND OF 64

MTN FA Cup Fixtures for May 15

The draw for the eighth edition of MTN FA Cup round 64, would take place on Tuesday, May 15, at the M Plaza Hotel...
aviation

China Ready to Explore Africa’s Aviation Sector

Mr Jiang Zhouteng, Acting Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Ghana, has said China is ready to work with African countries to...
Paypal

Dr. Bawumia Gives Assurance of Ghana’s Paypal-Compliant

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has announced that Ghana has concluded discussions with renowned online payments system, Paypal, to ensure online money transfer. Paypal supports...
Massive Illegal Mining

Illegal miners praised for abandoning their quest

The Joint Military/Police Taskforce, responsible for clamping down on illegal mining: Operation Vanguard has commended the small-scale miners who have laid down their tools...
Freddie Blay

Freddie Blay to Contest NPP Chairmanship Position

Mr Freddie Blay, Acting chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Thursday picked nomination forms to contest the National Chairman position of the...
Agriculture in Africa

GSS Dispatch 522 Field Officers for Agricultural Census in VR

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has deployed 522 field officers to the Volta Region for this year’s Agricultural census after 33 years of discontinuation. The...
Ms Precious Boateng

Ghanaians advised to take sanitation issues seriously

Ms Precious Boateng, the Sanitation Ambassador of Empathy Ghana Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, has called for attitudinal change in Ghanaians to help in the...
Planting for Food and Jobs

UWR: Over 30,000 Farmers Register for PFJs

The number of farmers in Upper West Region who registered under the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJs) programme hit 30,314 in April 2018...
Voltic Ghana inaugurate

Voltic Ghana Builds A New Plant

Voltic Ghana, a subsidiary Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), has built a new US$6.5 million plant at Akwadum in the Nsawam/Adoagyiri municipality, bringing its total...
Mr Dasmani Laary, the Upper West Regional Manager of GNA (from right); Ms Emelia Anang, Upper West Business Representative of MTN (Middle) and Mr Obed Adu-Amankwah, the Upper West Territory Sales Controller of MTN Ghana (from left).

MTN Officials Visits GNA Office in Upper West

Officials of Ghana’s leading Mobile Telecommunication Network, MTN, on Thursday visited Ghana News Agency regional office in Wa as part of efforts to cement...
Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey

Ghana Upholds Its Commitment to ECOWAS Protocol

Mrs Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration on Thursday, re-affirmed the country’s commitment to the implementation of all ECOWAS...
Mobile Money

BoG Reveals That Mobile Money Transactions Stands At GHc52.35 billion

Mobile money transactions have increased by about 177 per cent between 2013 and March 2018, reaching GHc312. 93 million and valued at GHc52.35 billion...
Ban on noise making in Accra

Drumming and Noise Making Ban Takes Effect From May 14

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has said that the ban on drumming and noise making in the metropolis would begin from May 14 to...

Ga North Assembly Swears in Government Appointees

The four government appointees to the Ga North Municipal Assembly have been sworn-in by Madam Patricia Quansah, a Circuit Judge of Amasaman Municipality. They are...
Death

MESEC to Investigate OKESS Student Death

The Kumasi Metropolitan Security Committee (MESEC) has set up a committee to investigate circumstances that led to the attack on students of Osei Kyeretwie...
SMEs

SMEs Must Take Advantage of CFTA to Remain Competitive

Mr Carlos Ahenkorah, the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, has urged Small and Medium Enterprises to take advantage of the Continental Free Trade...
Major Maxwell Mahama

Trial of Major Mahama Murder Suspects Begin

Trial of the suspects alleged to have murdered Major Maxwell Mahama begun on Thursday at an Accra High Court with the prosecution calling its...