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The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) staff members work to tabulate and tally votes heavily guarded by military personnel at the National Tally Center. Photo: AMOS GUMULIRA / AFP

Malawi electoral body announces parliamentary election results

Malawi's electoral body on Saturday announced the results for parliamentary elections, with the governing party getting slightly more seats compared to the main opposition...
The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) staff members work to tabulate and tally votes heavily guarded by military personnel at the National Tally Center. Photo: AMOS GUMULIRA / AFP

Malawi electoral body fails to announce presidential election results

Malawi' electoral body on Saturday could not announce the final results of presidential election after the country's main opposition party was granted an injunction...
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S. African environment advocates demand zero greenhouse emissions in investment

Environment advocates on Saturday marched to the African Development Bank (AfDB) office in Johannesburg to demand the bank publicly commit to 100 percent renewable...
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COMESA, UNCTAD sign agreement to enhance trade in region

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has signed an agreement with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) aimed...
Namibian President Hage Geingob addresses at the inauguration ceremony of the Walvis Bay International Airport new Terminal Building at Walvis Bay, Namibia, on July 22, 2016. The airport's new building was built by Chinese construction company, New Era Investments at a cost of about 900 million Namibian dollars (62 million U.S. dollars) and now is able to handle a sustained passenger flow of 200 passengers per hour catering for one-million passengers per annum. Walvis Bay International Airport is the busiest airport at Namibia's coastline. (Xinhua/Wu Changwei)

Namibian president calls for unity in Africa’s economic emancipation

Namibia's president and chairperson of the Southern African Development Community Hage Geingob said there was a need for unity in Africa in order for...
Reverend Dr K O Frimpong

Church leaders urged to ensure security on their premises

The current threats and attacks on some churches, especially in neighbouring Burkina Faso, is wakeup call to church leaders in Ghana to ensure a...
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Rawlings and Others Bid Steve Akorli Farewell

Former President Jerry John Rawlings, Saturday joined other mourners to pay their last respect to the late Steve Senu Akorli, a former Minister of...
Education Rise Project

Rise Project Educates Female Students Over Pending BECE

The Zongo Girls’ Rise Project, aimed at sensitizing female students to perform better during the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), on Saturday educated 200...
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More Tributes for Former GJA President

Tributes continue to pour in from around the country in honour of the late Edward Ameyibor, a former President of the Ghana Journalists Association...
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MP Supports Tarkwa Education Directorate with furniture

Mr George Mireku Duker, the Member of Parliament for Tarkwa-Nsuaem, has presented 250 pieces of furniture to the Municipal Education Directorate for distribution to...
Dr Emmanuel Akwetey

IDEG asks African leaders to design people oriented transformational policies

The Institute of Democratic Governance (IDEG) has urged African leaders to pursue a people-centred and planet-sensitive transformational programmes in line with the Africa Union’s (AU)...
Ghana National Petroleum Corporation’ (GNPC)

Transparency pays despite its high cost – GNPC

Mr Dennis Baidoo, the Marketing Manager of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), a strategic commercial vehicle marketing the nation’s oil, said transparency, although...
Economics – Rice Factory

A rice processing factory to be built for Builsa South

Mr Daniel Kwame Gariba, the Builsa South District Chief Executive, said the Assembly would soon benefit from a rice processing factory, to be established...
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Tourist Cycles 10,000 Kilometres to Reach Ghana

Nikki Ray, a 29-year English Tourist, has cycled about 10,000 kilometres across the Sahara Desert to Ghana for sightseeing in some parts of the...
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Mankessim police take into custody 2 alleged Fulani highway robbers

The Mankessim Divisional Police Command has arrested two Fulanis for allegedly robbing commuters of their valuables at Abura-Nkwanta near Mankessim in the Mfantseman Municipality...
National Democratic Congress (NDC)

Kpone NDC Loyalists Root for Mahama’s Return

Hundreds of fisher folks and sympathizers of the National Democratic Congress(NDC) in Kpone, in the Greater Accra Region, have given former President John Mahama...
Ghana Card

NIA Earmark Centres for Ghana Card Collection

The National Identification Authority (NIA) has urged residents of the Accra West Zone, where the mass registration is ending on Saturday, May 25, to...
Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey

Ghana Demands Reinforcing AU’s Peer Review Mechanism

Ghana, marking the 56th African Union Day, has called for the enhancement of the continental body's Peer Review Mechanism to curb the abuse of...
Health Hospital Donation

UNICCU Gives to Children’s Ward of Hohoe Hospital

The Hohoe branch of Universe Co-Operative Credit Union Limited (UNICCU) has donated assorted items to the Children's Ward of the Hohoe Municipal Hospital. The items...
Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey

Ghana’s FM urges African countries to constantly fight corruption

Ghana's Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey on Friday reminded Africans of the need to constantly fight against corruption and...
SA stocks

South African stocks end higher Friday

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) closed higher on Friday. The all share was 0.38 percent higher at 56,916.97 points and the top 40 rose 0.39...
South African airways

South African Airways rescue stranded customers of suspended sister company

The South African Airways (SAA) on Friday came to the rescue of the stranded South African Express Airways whose licence was suspended on Thursday...
Africa

Botswana FM calls for efforts to ensure complete decolonization in Africa

Botswana's Foreign Minister Vincent Seretse on Friday called for the complete decolonization of Africa. Addressing the nation on Friday through national broadcaster Radio Botswana on...
Desiree Potatoes

Kenya to increase access of certified seeds to boost potato production

Kenya plans to increase access of certified seeds to small scale farmers in order boost potato production, a senior government official said on Friday. Mwangi...
Cyril Ramaphosa

S. African president pledges to configurate “over-bloated” government

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa pledged on Friday to configurate his government which has been criticized for being "over-bloated." A review of the size and...
Roseneft and Oranto Petroleum

Rosneft and Oranto Petroleum Work Together on African E&P Ventures

Russian oil company Rosneft and Nigeria-based Oranto Petroleum have signed a memorandum of understanding at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum to cooperate on...
Record Growth

The AfDB and Institute for Global Green Growth Team Up for Africa’s Green Agenda

The African Development Bank and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Friday on the sidelines of the African...
Climate change

AfDB Spearheads Africa’s financial Alliance for climate Change

Scientific evidence shows that African economies are already reeling from the devastating effects of climate change, further exacerbating their development challenges. Of the 10...
robber

2018 Q1 Had 968 Cases of Robbery

Nine hundred and sixty eight (968) related robbery cases were recorded in the first quarter of 2018 across the country, ACP Joseph Oklu Gyamera,...
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Banker and and his accomplice sentenced 15 years

Two persons, including a banker who duped a Lebanese of 600,000 dollars under the pretext of selling to him a two- storey building, have...