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water

Private sector participation in Tanzania’s water projects is low

A Tanzanian government minister on Thursday told parliament that private sector participation in water projects through public-private partnership (PPP) was not encouraging despite efforts...
Agriculture Produce

Kenya mulls deployment of agricultural biotechnology to boost food security

Kenya is exploring large scale deployment of agricultural biotechnology to boost food production, an official said on Thursday. Hamadi Boga, principal secretary for agricultural...

East Africa business community mourns death of Tanzanian business tycoon

The East African Business Council (EABC) is mourning the death of Tanzania's media mogul and businessman Reginald Mengi, who died in the capital of...
Corruption

African anti-corruption agencies’ heads to meet in Uganda

Heads of African anti-corruption agencies are scheduled to meet in Uganda on May 6-11 to share experiences and strengthen coordination in fighting the vice,...
Electricity

Namibia’s energy regulator approves 2.5 percent cut in bulk electricity tariff

Namibia's Electricity Control Board (ECB) said Thursday that it has approved a 2.5 percent cut by the country's power utility in bulk tariff for...
Tanzania Uganda

Tanzania, Uganda sign pact to strengthen ties, up boundaries’ protection

Tanzania and Uganda have signed an agreement to strengthen bilateral cooperation and improve protection of boundaries, official said on Thursday. The agreement...
debt

Zambian government to take measures to curb new non-concessional debt

The Zambian government on Thursday said it will undertake measures aimed at curbing contracting more non-concession debts following concerns raised by the International Monetary...
Hassan Ali Khaire

Somali PM appoints two ministers amid resignation

Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire has appointed two ministers after the resignation of information minister. In a statement on Wednesday evening,...
elephant

Zambian leader to attend summit on elephants in Botswana

Zambian President Edgar Lungu will attend a summit on elephants next week in Botswana, a Zambian diplomat said on Thursday. The Zambian...
Pastor

Clergy tasked to speak against all ills in society

Pastor Adjei Nimaku Darkwa of the Kaneshie District Church of Pentecost has called on the clergy to continue to speak against the ills in...
Girls Excellence Movement (GEM)

Movement for Girls Excellence launched in Accra

The Brigadier-General Constance Edjeani-Afenu on Thursday called on the public to support activities of Girls Excellence Movement (GEM) to enable it fulfil its call...

Kenyan Athletes Protests Over Unpaid Allowances by Blocking Roads

Kenyan athletes returning home from international competition staged a sit-in and blocked busy roads in Nairobi on Thursday to demand payment of their stipends...
United Nation

Benin: UN Calls for Calm Over Controversial Elections

The United Nations on Thursday asked for restraint in Benin after controversial elections led to violence. "We are closely following the unfolding developments in the...
President Akufo-Addo interacting with President Paul Kagame

AfCETA Comes into force on May 30

The African Union (AU) Commission has said that the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is set to enter into force on May 30. The...
footballs

France 23-women squad named for Womens World Cup

France coach Corinne Diacre on Thursday announced the 23-player list for the upcoming FIFA Women's World Cup on their home soil without the French...
Nigeria-Police-Force

Nigeria: Police Confirms The Abduction of Five Girls From Their School

Five people were abducted by gunmen who stormed an all-girl school in Nigeria's northwestern state of Zamfara late Wednesday, local police said on Thursday. The...
Mali Terror Attacks

Assault on Malian Village Has Claimed 157 Lives

A preliminary report following a UN investigation in Mali said on Thursday that the recent organized attacks on a village where at least 157...
Apostle Samuel Vidzro-Kaboo

City of Glory International Sanctuary praise Ghanaian Workers

Apostle Samuel Vidzro-Kaboo, the General Overseer of the City of Glory International and Prayer Sanctuary, has commended organised labour and all workers in Ghana...
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Informal Sector Workers Wants to Be Consulted in Law Drafting

Workers in the informal sector on Thursday appealed to the Government to involve them in the formulation of legislations that seeks to regulate their...
Fishing Closed Season Press Conference

Canoe Council wants government to look closely at Saiko Issue

The Ghana National Canoe Fishermen Council has appealed to the Government to, as a matter of urgency, set up a body of fish scientists...
Volta Basin Authority

8th Ministerial Conference of Volta Basin Authority Scheduled

Ghana would host the 8th Ordinary Session of the Council of Ministers of the Volta Basin Authority (VBA) from May 6 to May 10,...
teenage pregnancy

Gender Trained Resource Persons Must Work to Reduce Teenage Pregnancy

Resource Persons on Gender Sensitive Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) have received training dubbed: ‘Time with Grandma’ to assist in reducing teen pregnancies...
Education Vra Scholarship

Over 300 Students Benefit Under VRA Scholarship Scheme

The Volta River Authority under its Community Development Programme (CDP) has awarded 329 scholarships to students within its operational area to access higher educ,ation. Out...
Social Commendation Ambassador B

Ambassador praises government for placing importance on adolescent health

Stephanie S. Sullivan, the United States Ambassador to Ghana, has commended the Government, its agencies, and media partners for making adolescent health a priority. The...
Social Youth Policy

Reviewed National Youth Policy for Ghana ready

Mr Isaac Kwame Asiamah, the Minister of Youth and Sports, says government is ready to outdoor the reviewed National Youth Policy to guide the...
cyber criminals

Public-private partnership is essential to fighting cyber crimes in Ghana

The Institute of Compliance and Cyber Studies (ICCS), a multi-disciplinary network of researchers, bankers, economists, lawyers and professionals interested in combating cybercrime and financial...
police

Journalists advised to report police attacks on them

Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) David Eklu, the Director-General, Public Affairs, Ghana Police Service has advised journalists to first report any Police attack on...
Social Journalists Brutalities

Media foundation request president to resolve journalists’ brutalities

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) on Thursday appealed to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to personally address brutalities and the threat of...
Fishing Closed Season Press Conference

Fisheries turmoil over May-June fishing season directive

Members of the Ghana National Canoe Fishermen Council on Thursday expressed divided opinions over the upcoming closed season for artisanal fishing scheduled for...
Technology Workshop

Stakeholders urged to pay attention to unique ecosystems

Ghana’s goal to hinge its development through technology and innovation will be achieved if the government, academia and the private sector focus on building...