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Tanzania-based NGOs launch campaign to help working women

Three non-governmental organizations (NGOs) based in Tanzania on Saturday launched a three-year joint campaign aimed at shaping women's attitude toward work. Oxfam,...
travel afcon

Africa travel show ends on high note in S. Africa

The curtain came down on Africa's biggest tourism extravaganza, Africa Travel Indaba, on Saturday, with many attendees hailing it as being fruitful to advancing...

S. African president calls for unity to improve tourism

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on African countries to work together to improve the tourism sector and make the continent a destination...
Spla Soldiers Near Juba April

Chinese envoy urges more support for peace, stability efforts in South Sudan

China has called for continued efforts to support the warring parties in South Sudan to reach consensus on outstanding issues within the signed peace...

African Countries Tasked to Debate AfCFTA Modalities

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Saturday urged African countries and pan-African institutions to prepare modalities as the African Continental Free...

China-Africa E-commerce Forum Scheduled Will Be Hosted by Ethiopia

The Ethiopian government said on Saturday that the second China-Africa E-Commerce Forum would be held in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, in November, this year. ...
Mr Oscar Ugoh, the Director of Corporate Affairs, NIDO

Punish Any Nigerian Who Breaks The Laws of Ghana – NIDO

The Organisation of Nigerians in the Diaspora (NIDO), Ghana Chapter, has condemned acts of criminality by Nigerians in Ghana and urged the Government to...

Ghanaians advised to reawaken patriotism

Apostle Kingsford Kyei-Mensah, the Kwadaso Area Head of the Church of Pentecost, has called on Ghanaians to rekindle the spirit of love and patriotism...
Child Abuse

Stakeholders Asked to protect children and vulnerable from abuse

As part of efforts to combat the increasing child and vulnerable abuse in society, the Catholic Diocese of Navrongo-Bolgatanga has called on stakeholders to...

Thelma Odonkor Foundation organises health screening for La Bawaleshie residents

The Thelma Odonkor Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation with focus on supporting the needy, has organised a free health screening and donation exercise for residents...
Renewable Energy

Government urged to create enabling environment homegrown engineering companies

Mr Ebenezer McHammah, the Chief Executive Officer of McHammah Engineering Company Limited, has said government should create the enabling environment for indigenous engineering firms...
Aboakyer Festival

People of Effutu mark Aboakyer festival

Mr Kwamena Duncan, the Central Regional Minster, on Saturday said President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s Government was committed to ensuring a fair and equitable...
Nketia Funeral

Prof. J.H. Nketia gave us formidable cultural wealth

Professor Emeritus Joseph Hansen Kwabena Nketia, a renowned Ethnomusicology and Writer, has left Ghana a legacy of formidable cultural capital to fortify her unique...
Power Distribution Service Pds

Electricity Supply to Oti Enhanced – PDS

The Power Distribution Services (PDS) Ghana, Volta Region, has improved electricity supply to the newly created Oti Region by evacuating power from a new...
Adolescent Program

UNFPA-UNICEF Adolescent Programme to Cover Six Districts

Six districts would benefit from the United Nations Population and Children’s Education funds (UNFPA-UNICEF) joint Adolescent Programme to support government implement its Adolescent Girls’...

Israel King of Peace Church Preaches Peaceful Co-existence

N’Akoah Nazareth Ansah Jamson, the Founder of the Israel King of Jews Church, has called for a peaceful co-existence between Muslims and Christians to...
Lagoon Refuse

Akplabanya residents turn lagoon into a refuse damp

Residents of Akplabanya in the Ada West district in the Greater Accra Region are filling the Akplaba lagoon with refuse in their ill mannered...
Overcrowding Prisons

Government tasked to set targets aimed at reducing prison population

Mr Edmund Amarkwei Foley, a human rights activist, has urged the Government to set national targets to reduce the number of people in jail. He...
Ghana Journalists Association (GJA)

GJA Western Region to Launch Media Awards

The Western Regional Chapter of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) would soon launch a regional media awards scheme to reward professionalism and exceptional...
late Emeritus Professor Joseph Hansen (JH) Kwabena Nketiah

Prof. Nketia Will Get A State Burial on May 4

Emeritus Professor Joseph Hanson Kwabena Nketiah, a renowned Ghanaian Ethnomusicologist, will be given a state burial on Saturday, May 4, 2019 preceded by a...
petroleum revenue

Ghana government says to use targeted spending of petroleum revenue

Government of Ghana will prioritized its spending of petroleum revenue going forward to ensure maximized benefit to citizens, a senior policy advisor told Xinhua...
Mokgweetsi Masisi

Botswana pledges to reinforcing international ties

Botswana's new foreign affairs minister has assured the international community that the new regime of President Mokgweetsi Masisi is committed to international cooperation. Addressing international...
South Sudan refugees

Rwanda strongly preserves its decision on hosting refugees

The refugee ministry of Rwanda on Friday said Rwandan authorities do not need to carry the burden of refugees who espouse lawlessness, after the...

How did Rwanda find its bearing after the ugly genocide?

Twenty-four years after the Rwandan genocide that killed over 1 million people, Rwanda has risen from a devastated nation to what is seen as...

Air France-KLM CEO steps Down after workers vote

Jean-Marc Janaillac, CEO of Franco-Dutch airline Air France-KLM, announced his resignation after a majority of the Air France staff voted "no" in a consultation...

BBC and VOA suspended in Burundi for 6 months

The Burundian National Media Council (CNC) Friday said it has suspended the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and the Voice of America (VOA) radio stations...
Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwean president Unveils his parties 2018 manifesto

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday launched the ruling ZANU-PF's 2018 election manifesto and campaign as it steps up preparations for national polls set...

NE Nigeria hit by by suicide bombings

Four bombers blew up themselves in suicide attacks targeting a village near Nigeria's Maiduguri city late Thursday, a rescue official said on Friday. No other...
Presbyterian Church of Ghana

Shun Away from political party prophecies and deaths

The Upper Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana has expressed worry at the use of the pulpits as sources of predictions of political...

Local authorities negotiate with landlords to support women farmers

Traditional authorities in Lambussie District of Upper West Region are working closely with landlords and persuading husbands to release productive lands for women farmers...