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Road construction

CHEC supports construction of trans-Saharan highway project in Nigeria

A Chinese engineering firm on Monday said it will continue to support the ongoing construction of the trans-Saharan highway within the Nigerian territory, with...
Cyril Ramaphosa

Political stability allowing Africa to achieve economic progress – Cyril Ramaphosa

Political stability achieved in Africa in recent years has enabled a number of countries to achieve economic progress and positioned themselves to attract investment,...
Black Meteors

Hosts Egypt reach semis with stunning comeback to beat Ghana in U-23 AFCON

Hosts Egypt became the first team to reach the Total U-23 Africa Cup of Nations semifinal, after beating Ghana 3-2 in a five goal...
economics traders koforidua

Expert urges developing countries to open up economic spaces

Africa should continue focusing on opening up its economic spaces and markets, as this is essential for long-term growth, a development specialist said on...
Edgar Lungu

Zambian president pardons veteran journalist

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Monday pardoned a veteran journalist as well as a former air force commander and a former minister to mark...

Kenyan shilling 4-month high against dollar

The Kenyan shilling sustained an upward trend against the U.S. dollar on Monday and hit four-month high as last week's repeal of a law...

Nigerian official says recent market fire cases worrying

A Nigerian official has issued an alert that the repeated cases of fire outbreaks in markets around the country are source of great concern...

Africa tax administrators to meet to curb tax leakages

African tax administrators are scheduled to meet here Nov. 18-22 to among others share experiences in curbing tax leakages through Double Taxation Agreements (DTA)...

Western and Northern Regions take turns to showcase culture at NAFAC

The Western and Northern Regions showcased impressive traditional dances when they had their day at the ongoing National Festival of Arts and Culture...

Chinese phone firm Vivo enters Kenyan market

Chinese phone company Vivo has entered into the Kenyan market, an official said on Monday. Vivo Kenya CEO Arthur Xian said in...

Development policies should be evidence-based – IIRaCS

Lack of evidence-based development policies have been identified as one of the major challenges confronting Ghana’s efforts at achieving inclusive and equitable development across...
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AU trains Somalia police on crime scene management

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said on Saturday that it is conducting a 10-day training course on basic crime scene management for...
doctors shortage

Patients in Uganda stranded as doctors strike enters day 6

After hours of waiting in a long queue at a health facility in central Uganda, Jackie Namasaba gave up after no doctor turned up...
family planning

New Trends in Global Contraceptive Funding

At the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD, 1994) in Cairo, most participating countries including Ghana demonstrated their basic level of political support...

Ghana Makes Strides in Judicial Integrity Through Technology

Ghana has called on African Governments to invest and use technology in Courts which would contribute tremendously to judicial integrity and accountability. “It removes the...

Former Prez Kufuor Gets UG Alumni Honors

At the 28th Alumni Lecture on Thursday, Professor Akilagpa Sawyerr, former Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana (UG), Emerita Professor Mary Esther Kropp...

African Court To Celebrate Decade Of Human Rights Protection

The African Court was established by the African Union to complement the protective mandate of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights with...

Court Charges 6 For Contempt

The members are said to have refused to confirm Odeopor Martey Kodjoe Awah IV, the Paramount Chief of the Shai Traditional Council, to the...

Gov’t To Improve Irrigation Across The Country

He said as part of the improvement scheme, the irrigation systems are being equipped with solar systems to make electricity available to support agro-industrial...
Mr Raphael McClare Asomey, Projects Officer of Savana Signatures with some personnel from the Ministry of Education and the Ghana Health Service educating the children on the Ebola disease at Savelugu

Parliamentary Candidate To Support Education Of Brilliant Students From Poor Homes

She told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) that more than 50 students were already benefiting. The...

Jonathan Adjei Becomes Teshie Mankralo

This was contained in a letter signed by the head of the family of the three gates to the Registrar of the Greater Accra...
teachers absenteeism

Dabi Dankwa Doubts NPP’s Pledge Of Restoring Teachers Allowance

He said a careful assessment of such an allowance policy, under our current economic climate, suggests that the educational sector could be gravely affected...

Djan Wilteh And Dreamland To Host NEGS 2016

The event, which is scheduled for 1st December, 2016 at the Bluecrest University College auditorium at Kokomlemle at 5 pm has the theme “celebrating...
Wpid Unescologo

Rwanda seeks UNESCO heritage status for genocide memorial sites

They are Kigali Genocide Memorial site, Ntarama Genocide site in eastern Rwanda, Murambi memorial centre in southern Rwanda and Bisesero Genocide Memorial in western...
Global Shea Alliance

GSA And USAID Launches Shea Sustainability Project

The initiative will focus on women’s empowerment such as constructing warehouses for women shea collectors, business development services, parkland management and conservation pilot projects...

Vodafone Healthfest Hits Ho With Screening Exercise

The beneficiaries, mainly women and children, were given medication and talk on preventive healthcare. Mr Ebenezar Amankwah, Corporate...

Woman Charged For Biting Off Co-tenant’s Finger

The court, presided over by Mrs Abena Oppong Adjin-Dokum, however, admitted her to bail in the sum of GHc 10,000 with two sureties to...

Adaklu: MP Chides Contractors For Projects Delay

“The most annoying part is that some of these contractors are members of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC),” he said. ...
GJA President

Journalists Urged To Eschew Partisanship

He described the 2016 general election as “hyper sensitive” and asked media practitioners not to allow their voting pattern to define the quality of...

Ho: Parliamentary Candidates Shun Debate

Candidates of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Convention People’s Party (CPP), Progressive People’s Party (PPP) and the New Democratic Party (NDP) failed to attend...