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Education

Zambia reduces user fees for public colleges

The Zambian government on Wednesday announced a reduction in user fees in all public colleges as part of government efforts to ensure that every...
Maize roughage

Zambia to record 16 percent drop in maize production

Zambia is this year expected to record a 16 percent decrease in maize production, a crop forecast survey released on Wednesday has shown. ...
Kenyan Coat of arms

Stateless people living in Kenya vow to reclaim shattered dreams

When she was born 24 years ago in a farming village on the outskirts of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, Happiness Kapota, in her aptly...
Gender violence

Gender-based violence cases still high in Zambia’s Copperbelt province despite awareness drive

Gender-based violence (GBV) cases in Zambia's Copperbelt province have remained high despite increased awareness programs to curb the scourge, a women's association said on...
IMF

IMF says rising debt levels risky to economic recovery in SSA

In spite of recent experience of relatively better economic performance Sub-Sahara African countries have been experiencing the International Monetary Fund (IMF) stated here on...
infrastructure

Africa’s infrastructure development gets Africa Investment Forum Approval

By 2050, just 32 short years from now, Africa’s growing population will tip the scales at a whopping 2 billion, with a youth of...
China-Africa Cooperation poster from 1972

Wang Qishan says China has pledge support for Africa’s growth

Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan attended the Third Forum on China-Africa Local Government Cooperation here on Tuesday, saying China is ready to contribute to...
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)

IFRC hopes for a more vibrant humanitarian action with new forecast fund

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said Tuesday it has launched a ground-breaking new humanitarian fund designed to ease...
Dusan Vujovicvideo

Serbia’s Financial Minister Steps Down

Serbian Finance Minister Dusan Vujovic notified Prime Minister Ana Brnabic on Tuesday of his resignation, with Serbian press soon after naming Belgrade Mayor Sinisa...
football

Kenya’s new Coach meets his new bosses

Sebastian Migne, the new head coach of Kenyan national football team Harambee Stars, met coaches from the country's top two tiers of football on...
AMISOM

17 officers extolled by AU Mission

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has honored 17 police officers for distinguished service in the Horn of Africa nation. The officers from various...
President meets Emir of Qatar

Ghana Qatar Embassy Finally Opens

Ghana has opened its embassy in Qatar's capital Doha after more than 30 years of "progressive" relations between the two countries, local media reported...
A settler woman walks past an Israeli soldier standing guard in East Jerusalem. Photo: IRIN/Andreas Hackl (file photo)

Israeli soldier sentenced for killing released Palestinian

Elor Azaria, a former Israeli soldier convicting of killing a Palestinian during his military service, was released on Tuesday after spending nine months in...
fire

India: two die in ambulance fire

Two people were charred to death and one suffered critical burn injuries on Tuesday after an ambulance caught fire in Indian capital city New...
Premier League Board (PLB)

GPL Fixtures for 13 & 14 Called off

The Premier League Board (PLB) has announced the postponement of the match day 13 and 14 of the 2017/18 Ghana Premier League to pave...
SRC Induction bluecrest inuction

SRC executives of Bluecrest University instated

The management of Bluecrest University College on Friday inaugurated the Student Representative Council (SRC) executives of the College to steer affairs of the students...
One-district, One-factory initiative

UWR: 8 factories to be built under governments 1D1F

Government has approved for the construction of eight factories in Upper West Region under the “One District One Factory” (1D1F) initiative as part of...
Court

Mason to serve 10 years for narcotics possession

An Accra Circuit Court has handed a 10-year jail term to a mason, Foster Anku, 26, who was charged for possessing eight cello taped...
Madam Josephine Nkrumah (2nd R) addressing the meeting

PWDs in Ghana Needs intensive support

Madam Josephine Nkrumah, the Chairman of the National commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has urged Ghanaians to ensure that PWDs had equal rights to...
Hajia Alima Mahama addressing the press

Local Government Minister spells out his achievements so far

Hajia Alima Mahama, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, on Tuesday outlined the Ministry’s achievement over the past 16 months, with the most...
State Counsel listens attentively

African Court to start sitting on Ghana Vs. Woyome Case

Mr Alfred Agbesi Woyome, a financier of the National Democratic Congress party who has been directed by the Supreme Court to refund some over...
jailed

Court sentences two people 12 months jail term

Two persons were on Tuesday sentenced to 12 months imprisonment in hard labour each for conspiracy to commit crime and stealing. The two Solomon Korvela...
fishing

GSA has made changes to Ghana’s fishing standards

The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has met stakeholders in the fishery sector to brief them on the Revised National Fish Standards and to discuss...
Chinese Exchange

Chinese exchange program comes SOS pupils

A delegation from the Mingde Experimental School in Shenzhen, China, has called on the First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, to reaffirm a Memorandum of...
INDIAN HEMP

Mason sentenced for carrying Indian hemp

An Accra Circuit Court has remanded Emmanuel Nii Quaye Kotey, a mason into Police custody for possessing narcotic drug without lawful authority. The accused who...

Painter on remand for drugs

An Accra Circuit Court on Tuesday remanded Allotey Laryea, 54, into Police custody for the supply of narcotics drugs without lawful authority. The accused pleaded...
court

Vandal murder suspect defence seeks medical care

The Defence Counsel for George Osei Mensah who allegedly stabbed to death a former student of the University of Ghana during an argument has...
jailed

Drivers mate in trouble after fingering a minor

David Ashirifi, a 23-year-old driver’s mate has been sentenced to an eight months jail term by Accra Circuit Court for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old...
Wpid Cutlass

Mason Slapped with a heavy fine harming wife

Emmanuel Ayikwei, a mason who inflicted cutlass wounds on his wife, Rachael Adusu’s left wrist has been sentenced by an Accra Circuit Court on...
Urban migration

Ghana’s Kofi kinaata becomes a crusader against irregular migration

Martin King Arthur popularly known as “Kofi Kinaata” has been appointed by IOM Ghana as the ambassador for the 'Safe Migration' campaign, which seeks...