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Consumer Confidence

Ghanaian government targets 7.6 percent GDP growth in 2019

The Ghanaian government is targeting an overall real gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 7.6 percent in 2019, Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta said on...
Ken Ofori-Atta

Ghana government targets 4.2% fiscal deficit in 2019

The Ghanaian government is targeting to attain a fiscal deficit of 4.2 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2019, Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta...
The swearing in of Martin Amidu marks the fulfilment of a major promise by the Akufo-Addo administration

Ghana government allocates UD$38 million to Special Prosecutor to fight corruption

The government of Ghana has allocated an amount of Gh₵180 million or 38.30 million United States Dollars (USD) to the Office of the Special...
President Nana Addo dankwa Akufo-Addo

Ghana better equips police service – Akufo-Addo

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo said on Friday that his government had begun the process of retooling and equipping the police service to enable them...
SADC

SADC Organ Troika recommends special emergency summit on Zimbabwe

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Organ Troika Plus Council Chairperson Meeting on the political situation in Zimbabwe on Thursday recommended a special emergency...
Carnival-TT

Lagos plans to boost economy with street carnival

Nigeria's economic hub, on Thursday said it would hold a 12-hour street carnival to boost the economy of the state ahead of the Yuletide. The...
Kersti Kaljulaid

Estonian president starts visit in Rwanda

Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid Thursday arrived in the Rwandan capital Kigali for a two-day visit. In the company of several of government officials, Kaljulaid was...
land

Kenya plans to digitalize land registries to curb fraud

Kenya is set to digitalize all its 57 land registries, mapping and completion of the national spatial infrastructure by 2022 to help improve efficiency...
Communications Authority of Kenya (CA)

Kenya seeks to increase local content for broadcasters

Kenya plans to increase the amount of local content aired by broadcasters, the country's communications regulator said on Thursday. Peter Ikumilu, an acting assistant director...
sub-Saharan Africa

UN decries high number of undernourished people in sub-Saharan Africa

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said Thursday the number of people suffering from chronic undernourishment in sub-Saharan Africa has increased to 22.7...
Female Farmers

Nigeria mulls lending to farmers at 7 percent interest rate

The Nigerian government on Thursday said in a bid to boost local food production, it was considering a scheme that will enable farmers to...
President Akufo-Addo delivering a speech at the graduation ceremony

Ghanaian president advocates access to education for refugees

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo has called for the empowerment of refugees and other marginalized populations to gain access to education to attain the Sustainable...
food

Relief for Kenyan families as food prices drop to new low

Going to the market for her weekly fresh produce supplies for Nairobi resident Abigail Sande has been an enjoyable experience for the last two...
FISHERIES

Namibian official calls for more investment in fisheries sector to boost economy

Namibian Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources Bernhard Esau says the fisheries sector requires substantial investments in order to unlock its potential to transform...
An exhibitor from Amiran Kenya sets his fresh produce during the Annual Naivasha Horticulture Trade Fair held in Naivasha, Nakuru County recently. Kenyan fruits and vegetables face ban in the EU market due to failure to meet set regulations. Photo: Antony Gitonga/Standard

Kenya’s tax reforms to reduce cost of food

Kenya's recently enacted tax reforms have reduced the cost of some basic food items, reducing the household spending for the citizens of East Africa's...
Tax

Zambia revenue agency extends period for acquiring bank account tax numbers

Zambia's tax agency on Thursday announced an extension to the period in which all bank account holders should acquire a tax identification number. In July...
Arabia

Ethiopia, Qatar to strengthen mutual cooperation in various areas

An Ethiopian delegation led by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Thursday wrapped up the two-day official visit to Qatar following the signing of various...
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir gestures during the photocall before the opening of the 25th African Union (AU) Summit at Sandton Convention Center in Johannesburg, South Africa, on June 14, 2015. Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir attends the 25th AU Summit here despite International Criminal Court's arrest warrants. (Xinhua/Zhai Jianlan) (lrz)

Ugandan court to hear application on arrest of Sudanese leader

Uganda's International Crimes Division (ICD) of the High Court will next month hear an application seeking the arrest of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir. Justice Moses...
accident or road crash

Road accident kills 5 in SW Nigeria

A multiple-vehicle collision near Nigeria's Lagos city claimed five lives and injured 19 others early Thursday, according to road safety police. Hyginus Omeje, head of...
tourism

Chinese vice commerce minister says Namibia’s tourism sector holds great potential

Visiting Chinese vice commerce minister Qian Keming said that Namibia has great potential in the tourism industry. Qian who was leading a delegation from China...
Vientiane, Laos (People's Daily) – An official book launch ceremony for the Lao edition of “Xi Jinping: The Governance of China” was held in Vientiane, the capital city of Laos, on November 9, 2017.

Xi Jinping and his era (VII)

ARCHITECT OF MODERNIZATION FOR NEW ERA The highlight of the 19th CPC National Congress was "Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a...
Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping and his era (VI)

A WORLD LEADER In January 2017, President Xi went to Geneva, a place that has long been witness to the development of China's diplomacy, and...
President Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping and his era (V)

TOP COMMANDER RESHAPING THE MILITARY As chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC), Xi is tasked with ensuring the world's largest military take a "crucial...

Xi Jinping and his era (IV)

STRATEGIST BEHIND CHINA'S REFORM To push forward China's modernization in the 21st century, Xi has launched the world's largest-scale set of reforms. About three weeks after...
Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a keynote speech at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit in Da Nang, Vietnam on Friday.Photo: Xinhua

Xi Jinping and his era (III)

SERVANT OF THE PUBLIC "Xi is a very great leader. He works not only in his office, but among the people," said Keovichith Lamngeun, a...
Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping and his era (II)

CPC CORE FORGED DURING "GREAT STRUGGLE" When Xi assumed office five years ago, his top priority was to ensure that the whole Party shall obey...
Chinese President Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping and his era (I)

On the morning of Oct. 18, Xi Jinping, standing behind a lectern in the Great Hall of the People, delivered a report to the...
Tigo

Tigo Gets New HR

Mrs. Hammond Appiah will be responsible for managing all of Tigo Ghana’s people agenda and driving the company’s continuous evolution by shaping processes and...
Business

African Investment And Business Conference Comes To Ghana

The global publishing firm, OBG will be a key partner at the Forum, which will bring together more than 2000 industry and public sector...

EU Worried Over NDC-NPP Clash

It would be recalled that on Sunday, November 13, supporters of the two-leading parties; the governing NDC and the opposition NPP, during a keep...