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Animal manure becomes new gold on Kenyan farms

Every two weeks, livestock farmer Moses Lemaya receives visitors on his farm in Kitengela, south of Nairobi, Kenya. Lemaya, one of the...
Zimbabwe's economy is fragile and it does not have its own currency

Zimbabwean consumers face rising prices of basic commodities, utilities

Prices of basic commodities are rising sharply in Zimbabwe as consumers grapple with eroded incomes, labor relations sour over salaries and the general quality...

Tanzanian leader warns refugees over criminal acts

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Friday warned refugees against involvement in criminal acts, chiefly poaching and armed robberies, saying those implicated will face the...

Somalia secures US$50 million from U.S. to boost education

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) said on Friday it has provided nearly 50 million dollars in additional education funding to help accelerate...
ZumaFormer South African president Jacob Zuma

Former South African president Zuma’s corruption trial to commence again

South Africa's Pietermaritzburg High Court on Friday dismissed an application by former president Jacob Zuma for a permanent stay of prosecution, which means the...

Ethiopian PM reiterates support to remove Sudan from U.S. list of countries “sponsoring terrorism”

The Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Friday reiterated Ethiopia's commitment to support Sudan's efforts in delisting the African country from the U.S. list...
Nigerian soldiers

Nigeria releases seized American military vehicles

Nigeria on Friday handed over American military vehicles seized about two months ago to officials of the United States embassy here, after several documents...

AU troops empower Somali women to take part in economic development

Female soldiers from the Kenyan contingent under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Friday donated equipment to support livelihood improvements of women...
Secondhand underwear is sold illegally at New Soweto Market in Lusaka. Traders refuse to have their faces shown for fear of getting in trouble with law enforcement. Prudence Phiri, GPJ Zambia

Chinese investments improve living standards in Zambia

Chinese investments in Zambia's Chambishi town on the Copperbelt province had improved the residents' living standards following job creation for the locals, residents said...

Over 102,000 Nigerian children die yearly from poor sanitation

Over 102,000 Nigerian children under the age of five die yearly from diseases linked to poor sanitation and unhygienic practices, an official has said. ...

Solar irrigation, the way to go for Ghana – expert

For Ghana’s vision of an all-year round agriculture production to take root, solar irrigation is the way to go, an expert has said. Gideon Plange,...
Economic Africa

Report Indicates Sub-Saharan Africa Registered Relative Growth

Sub-Saharan Africa’s economies are experiencing a modest recovery, with Gross Domestic Product growth in the region expected to rise to 2.4 per cent in...
Rebecca Akufo-Addo

Anaemia Continues to be Children and Mothers Number One Enemy

Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, the First Lady, has said anemia prevailing rates among women and children in the country are threatening. She said available data indicates...

George Bankole Takes a Refresher Course

Coach George Bankole, Technical Director - Ghana Handball Association (GHA), has undergone, week-long coaching course, meant to update the knowledge of coaches on the...

Ghana and Others Mark International Day of the Girl Child

The United Nation General Assembly on December 19th 2011 adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child. The...
late Nana Kojo Jekrahuda Jehu- Appiah

Late Nana Kodjo Jehu-Appiah’s Funeral Rites Announced

The funeral rites of the late Nana Kojo Jekrahuda Jehu- Appiah would be held at the International Press Centre in Accra from Friday November...

Muslims advised to unite for development

Dr Ziblim Iddi, the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, has urged Muslims within the indigenous communities in Ghana to unite under one...
Hailemariam Desalegn

Ethiopian PM reaffirms keen interest to strengthen Egypt ties

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Wednesday reaffirmed his country's keen interest to strengthen ties with Egypt. Desalegn, in his discussion with Aboubakr Hefny, Egyptian...

Three Slapped With Huge Jail Terms

An Accra Circuit Court on Wednesday sentenced three persons who four years ago robbed a retail firm at Mamprobi at gun point, and made...

Germany aids Ghana towards renewable energy development

Germany has committed €100 million euros to Ghana under a Memorandum of Understanding to expand renewable energy in Ghana. The agreement formed part of the...
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AOB Communities assisted with key infrastructures

To complement Government’s efforts at improving access to quality education for all, CARE International in Ghana with support from General Mills Foundation, had constructed...

Health NGO Advises on Complete Child Immunization

Mr Samuel Boateng Arthur, the Executive Director of Clickgold Association, a Health NGO, on Wednesday advised parents to start immunization of their children right...
President Talon and President Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo and President Talon Confer on Security

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and his Beninoise counterpart Patrice Talon on Wednesday discussed security and Regional Integration to climax the activities of the...

Ghana Promotes Cocoa Consumption and Trade

Cocoa consumption and made-in-Ghana products has been launched in Accra with a call on Ghanaians to patronise such products to create more jobs for...

BTL Marketing & Dentsu Aegis Network Signs Pact

BTL Marketing Solutions Limited, an experiential agency in Ghana has signed an agreement with Dentsu Aegis Network, a leading global media and digital marketing...

UMB Executives Visits Ghana’s Chief Imam

As part of its 45th anniversary celebrations, UMB has paid a courtesy call on the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu, and also...

Ghana Registered 3.7 Percent GDP Growth

Ghana’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 3.7 per cent in 2016, a decline from the 3.8 per cent rate in 2015, thus continuing...
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Ghanaians urged take keen interest in eye care

Ms Ayisha Tiwaa Gyasi, the Founder of Agyeman Eye Foundation, on Wednesday advised Ghanaians, especially persons with eye problems, to adhere to scheduled check-up...
Delta Management

Volta Delta Suffers From Coastal Management Deficiency

Dr Ken Kinney, the Wing Coordinator of the Delta Alliance-Ghana, has said that the Volta delta lacks an integrated coastal management and integral land...
Trade Fair

Trade Fair Board Members Sworn In

Mr Alan Kyeremanten, the Minister of Trade and Industry has inaugurated a nine-member board of Directors of the Ghana Trade Fair Company Limited in...