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Ghana government to invest over US$2 billion on infrastructure in 2019

The Ghanaian government will invest about 2.5 billion U.S. dollars on infrastructure development across the country in 2019, Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, said...
petroleum revenue

Petroleum-producing countries must limit risks to cost overstatement through effective audit practices – Report

Petroleum-producing countries have been urged to limit the risk of cost overstatement by multinational corporations (MNCs) through effective audit practices, a report released here...

Ghana records shortfall in allocations to Minerals Development Fund meant to develop mining communities...

The Ghana government has for two years running recorded shortfalls in allocations to the Minerals Development Fund (MDF) meant for the development of...
Ken Ofori-Atta

Ghana will continue with prudent economic management after IMF exit – Finance Minister

The government of Ghana will continue with its prudent management of the economy after it exits from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Extended Credit...
infrastructure

Ghana government to invest over US$2 billion on integrated infrastructure development in 2019

The Ghanaian government will invest an amount of 2.5 billion United States Dollars (USD) on an integrated infrastructure development across the country in 2019. Ken...
airspace

Africa warned against airspace protectionism

The vice president of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Wednesday warned against protectionism and urged African countries to open up their airspace. Some...
tourism

South African, Chinese banks launch project to spur tourism growth

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) and South African Standard Bank on Wednesday launched "I Go South Africa" program in partnership with South...

Ghana to issue US$220 million eurobond in 2018

Ghana will enter the global capital market next year to issue a 1-billion-Ghana-cedi (220.7 million U.S. dollars) eurobond, Ghana's finance minister Kenneth Ofori-Atta said...
Children are most vulnerable to the highly infectious disease but vaccines offer protection ?

Ghana to develop sustainability plan for vaccines

Ghana will continue with its efforts next year at addressing the vaccine challenges it has been facing over the last few years, a senior...
digital

UN to launch Chinese-funded digital library on Kenya’s traditional games

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will next week launch a digital library on traditional games in Kenya to preserve the...
South Sudan refugees

South Africa launches new document to better manage refugees

South Africa has introduced a hugely improved refugee travel document in a major step towards better refugee and asylum-seeking management, the Department of Home...
Nelson Mandela

S. Africa to stage Mandela remembrance walk-and-run in December

The Nelson Mandela Foundation said on Wednesday it is targeting 20,000 people to take part in the 2017 Mandela remembrance walk and run. The Mandela...
Akufo-Addo leaves

Ghanaian president leaves for state visit to Qatar

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo left Ghana Tuesday night for a three-day official visit to Qatar. Akufo-Addo, as co-chair of the Group of Advocates of Eminent...
inflation

Namibia’s inflation eases to 5.2 percent in October

Namibia's consumer inflation fell to 5.2 percent in October on a yearly basis, down from 5.6 percent in the previous month, the Namibia Statistics...
Tax

Kenya’s tax body seeks to speed up policy reforms to up revenue

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) said on Wednesday that it plans to accelerate on-going policy reforms to facilitate tax administration and thus boost revenue...
African Court Judges

African Court and Asian Constitutional Courts Hold Consultative Meeting

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights has touted judicial dialogue among those who administer justice and oversee compliance with constitutional orders and...
African Court Judges

47th Ordinary Session of the African Court Starts

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights 47th Ordinary Session has started at its seat in Arusha, the United Republic of Tanzania. The Judges,...
Kenneth Ofori-Atta

Ghana plans to spend nearly US$14 billion in 2018

The Ghanaian government plans to spend 62 billion Ghana cedis (13.9 billion U.S. dollars) in the 2018 fiscal year, the country's finance minister said...
3 Ivor Greenstreet, CPP Presidential Candidate promises to follow Nkrumah until Ghana is free

CPP To Tackle Youth Development

“We value the youth because they are the ones who will run this country when the current generation of leaders retire,” the CPP stated...
NPP

NPP To Increase From Singles Digit In Volta

“Everything is changing in the Volta Region politically and I know our zero zero and single digits will improve,” he said. ...

Africa To Become An Aviation Hub

This opens up incredible economic opportunities for the continent’s 54 nations. Mr Richard Aisuebeogun, Former Managing Director of...
Social media

Election 2016: Ghanaians Advised To Use Social Media Positively

Mr Kumi Nkansah, the Social Media Manager of YFM, made the request in Takoradi at the Second Edition of YFM’s Election Dialogues dubbed: “Vote...
Achimota school

Achimota Old Students Hold Fun Games

The Group had completed minor projects such as the painting of the walls, fixing of the broken louvre blades and the rehabilitation of the...
IMF

IMF frees Zimbabwe off sanctions after paying arrears

The IMF, however, said any future financial assistance to Zimbabwe would depend on other applicable policies including clearing 1.15 billion U.S. dollars arrears to...
Obama

Obama urged to protect immigration in his remaining term

The Obama Administration in the remaining term should take legal action to prevent those who enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA),...
Court

Zambian government, mining firms to settle electricity tariffs case out of court

On April 2, 2014, the country's energy regulator announced a 28.8 percent increase in electricity tariffs for mining firms, a move which the firms...
Kenyan

Kenya launches external resources policy to manage overseas aid

Cabinet Secretary in the National Treasury, Henry Rotich, told journalists in the capital Nairobi the policy will also guide the reporting of external assistance...
Farming In Africa

NAM Traditional King comes to aid of starving community

"We are living from hand-to-mouth. My harvest and yields were very poor. I have been surviving on the minimal food supply I have left...

Namibia vehicle sales to continue on downward trend

The statistics released on Monday, also show that on an annual basis, total vehicle sales contracted by 34.5 percent in Ocotober compared to a...
missile

Nov. 15 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

RIYADH -- A Saudi-led coalition said that a missile fired from Yemen toward the border city of Najran was intercepted, Saudi Press Agency...