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Africa-China

SGR is shining example of Kenya-China friendship – Li Xuhang

The Chinese embassy in Kenya on Friday held an interactive session with local employees of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) commuter train as part...

Four Ethiopians sentenced for terror offenses

The Ethiopian Federal High Court on Friday sentenced four Ethiopians to prison terms for preparing to engage in terror acts in Ethiopia's central Oromia...
Digital economy

African ministers call for prioritizing digitization in Africa

African ministers in charge of communication and ICT and postal services on Friday called for digitization as a priority for Africa. During a two-day meeting...
Photo taken on June 26, 2016 shows a landslide happened in a mountain village in Meigu County, southwest China's Sichuan province. [Photo: Chinanews.com]

Landslide kills 3 in southern Burundi

Some three persons died in a landslide which occurred on Thursday night at the Burunga area in the Gasanda zone, Bururi Province, southern Burundi,...
stock market

Kenya’s bourse ends week slightly higher

Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) ended the week Friday slightly higher. The NSE 20 Share Index gained a marginal 6.23 points to close at 3,833.00 points...

JSE closes higher, lifted by a weaker rand

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) gained on Friday as the South African rand tumbled R13.95 to the U.S dollar. The South Africa's unit which was...
Kenyan

Kenya’s account deficit expected to narrow to 6.2 pct in December

Kenya's current account deficit is expected to narrow to 6.2 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) in December, down from 6.5 percent in...
debt

Positive political climate pulls investors back to Kenya’s debt market

An improved political climate has pulled investors back to Kenya's debt market with the first government security sold after the Supreme Court upheld President...
drought

EU stresses need to build resilience in Ethiopia against future shocks

As Ethiopia struggles with drought that has affected the country since 2015, the European Union's humanitarian wing on Friday stressed the need to build...
open coconuts

Better times ahead for Kenya’s coconut farmers as hybrid seeds launched

Farmers in the Coastal region of Kenya are set for better times following the launch of hybrid coconut varieties after years of relying on...
Liberia

China donates equipment to bolster peace, security in Liberia

China has said it will continue to support Liberia in its quest to build on its democratic process, especially by assisting the West African...
SADC

SADC praises Mugabe’s contribution to Zimbabwe’s liberation, regional integration

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) on Friday praised the Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe for his resignation and contribution to the region. The SADC Executive...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Financing key to Ghana’s water, sanitation SDG campaign

In a 16-point agreement reached after the four-day Mole 27 Conference at Ada, stakeholders including state and non-state actors in Ghana's WASH sector identified...

Ghana says ready for special voting on December 1

Deputy Communications Director for the EC Yussif Ayuba said on national radio Thursday that all logistics needed for the conduct of the election had...
FIFA

Ghana slips eight places on November FIFA rankings

The Black Stars also slipped four places to the 9th position on the continental pecking order after losing 17 points from last month's 628...

MTN wins at CFO awards

The company’s Chief Finance Officer, Modupe Kadri, was also adjudged the Telecoms CFO of the Year. This is the...
NDC

NDC to develop human capital

He has therefore called on the various professional bodies in the country to consider reading the manifesto of the NDC to help them compare...
Ghana Police

N/R: Security tightened ahead of polls

The Personnel, who were drawn from various security agencies, including the Armed Forces, and the Police Service, started the route march from the Tamale...
Mr Julius Debrah

Julius Debrah campaigns for vote in Nungua

Mr Debrah who met with the chiefs, zongo communities, market women and craftsmen in the Krowor, Ladadekotopon, Osu and the Art Centre took the...

Obinim in the Police grips

Not long had the bench warrant been issued than Obinim and his two accomplices appear in court with Mr Ralph Opoku Edusei, who represented...

Next ECOWAS Electricity Forum scheduled for Ghana

A statement issued by the ERERA and made available to the Ghana News Agency in Accra said participants at the Fifth Regulatory Forum, held...

Youth urged against trouble making

He said the youth should carefully scrutinize the issues politicians brought on board before voting for them. Mr Koffie, in an interview with the Ghana...

NPP to ensure all year round farming

He said there was a lot of poverty in the northern parts of Ghana because the people who are largely farmers depended on only...
Foodstuff

Kotokuraba: market women to stop transporting foodstuffs to Oguaa

They said several complaints made to the authorities to prevent traders from other regions from flooding the area with their produce including tomatoes, plantain...
CPP

CPP to empower women

She said a CPP government would carefully appraise the education, health, and women economic empowerment issues confronting the country and develop policies that would...
Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) Integrated Oil and Gas Project

Petroleum commission speculates improvement in oil and gas sector in 2017

The economic situation in the Western Regional capital improved largely due to the discovery of oil and gas in 2007 as businesses and multinationals...
GNFS personnel in the demonstration exercise

GNFS calls for public assistance

He urged Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) and Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) to collaborate effectively with the Service in this regard. Mr Quao said this...

Tarkwa: ICGC supports health center with medical item

The items include blood pressure apparatus, weighing scales, thermometers, dressing sets, a Doppler and 30 plastic chairs. Reverend Benjamin Abbey, the head pastor of the...
some of the WASH Ambassadors in a local radio station studios

Shama Model JHS crowned champions in WASH schools quiz

Shama Model JHS beats five other schools in the JHS category while Half-Assini Methodist Primary School in the Jomoro District also emerged winners in...

Akosombo FC beats Right to Dream

Both teams created many chances in the first half, with Right to Dream slightly on top, but they failed to utilise them. ...