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African Union headquarters

AU awards 1st continental prizes to 3 African teachers

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The African Union (AU) on Wednesday awarded three African teachers with the first Continental Teacher Prize for their outstanding performance. The teachers,...
Investment

Government of Ghana to leverage Chinese investment for petrochemical hub project

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The government of Ghana hopes to work with Chinese investors to build the much-envisaged petrochemical hub to help maximize the benefits of the country's...
Court

Driver in court for killing pedestrian

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A driver who allegedly killed a 44-year old pedestrian at Kokompe, near Darkuman three years ago, has been put before a Circuit Court in...
Power Distribution Services (PDS)

Ghana says, yet to terminate concession agreement with private partner PDS

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The government of Ghana started the process here on Wednesday to cancel the private sector participation (PSP) agreement with Power Distribution Services (PDS), the...
Court

Chief Security Officer at Ecobank in court for stealing laptops

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A Chief Security officer attached to Ecobank Ghana Limited (Kokomlemle) Branch, accused of stealing two laptops from the bank, has appeared before an...
drugs

Over half ton of illicit drugs incinerated in Mozambique

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The Mozambican National Criminal Investigation Service (SERNIC) on Wednesday burnt in Maputo over half a ton of different illicit drugs, as part of the...
Electricity

South African power utility Eskom aims to recover millions in corruption fight

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South Africa's power utility Eskom said it was working with law enforcement, investigative agencies and the state capture inquiry in order to recover millions...
Film-making-Techniques

Kenya mulls film production partnerships with China

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Kenya said on Wednesday it's exploring film production partnerships with China as part of efforts to boost bilateral ties. Timothy Owase, CEO...
Business Management Salary

South African revenue collector putting in place governance systems

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The South African revenue collector is putting in place governance systems, competent leadership and boosting staff morale to turn around its fortunes, said the...
arrested

Malawi police arrest Nigerian drug smuggler

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Malawi police have arrested a Nigerian national who attempted to smuggle 700 grams of cocaine through the Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) in the country's...
Ddt

Kenyan lobbies hail legislation to regulate use of pesticides

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A consortium of agricultural growers association on Wednesday expressed its support for proposed government legislation that intends to strengthen pesticide control. Officials...
Workers work at the T-beam factory on section six of Kenya's Standard Gauge Railway project, near Makueni, Kenya, on March 16, 2015. The project, expected to cost 3.8 billion U.S. dollars, involves the construction of about 480 kilometer railway line from the port city Mombasa to the capital city Nairobi. China Roads and Bridges Corporation (CRBC) is undertaking the project. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

Chinese-built bridge wipes out rain season transport misery in Kenya

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The water in River Nzoia in Budalangi, western Kenya, flowed with vengeance on Wednesday, sweeping along anything on its path. It has...
digital

Kenya uses digital platform to streamline distribution of relief food

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The trend of giving relief food assistance to Kenyans will be cash based, according to Eugene Wamalwa, the Cabinet Secretary for Devolution and Arid...
digital skills

African countries urged to redefine Africa’s digital age narrative

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African experts and policymakers on Wednesday called on African countries and pan African institutions to redefine Africa's narrative in the digital age in line...

Lilwin, Kelvyn Boy and others to rock Asante Mampong with ‘October2Remember’ concert

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The Video City grounds at Asante Mampong in the Ashanti Region will witness some memorable performances by some of Ghana's top artistes on October...
visually impaired

Visually Impaired aspires to be an Assembly Member

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Mr. Ebenezer Ayiku Akuaku–Anderson, a visually impaired man, is drawing rapt attention from voters of Lomobiaweh Electoral Area in the Ada East District,...

Disability fund distributed in Tarkwa-Nsuaem

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Thirty Persons With Disability (PWD’s) in the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Assembly have received cash and logistical support under the Disability Common Fund. A total of...

GIPC readies for the 18th Edition of Ghana Club 100 Awards

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The 18th Edition of the annual Ghana Club 100 Awards organised by the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) has been scheduled for Friday,...

Ghana government cancels PDS concession agreement with ECG

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The Government of Ghana on Wednesday officially announced the cancellation of the Concession Agreement with the Power Distribution Services (PDS) Limited regarding the distribution...

Ghana’s democracy to be fine-tuned with election of MMDCEs

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The election of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) is a necessity if Ghana is to broaden the base of her democratic dispensation,...

NDP endorses elections of MMDCEs

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The National Democratic Party (NDP) has declared its support for the participation of political parties in the election of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief...

Farmers advised to neutralize soil acidity before planting

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Mr Daniel Attivor, West African Agronomist for Omya International, Switzerland, has advised farmers to neutralise the level of acidity or the potential Hydrogen...

MTN supports Ngmayem festival and Yilo Krobo SHS

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MTN Ghana Foundation has donated to the Odumase Krobo community in the Eastern Region to support its celebration of the “Ngmayem” festival. The Foundation also...

GIJ holds dinner to raise funds

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The Ghana Institute of Journalism has held a fundraising dinner and gala night to climax its 60th Anniversary and to raise funds towards...

ActionAid Ghana launches Young Female Platforms

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ActionAid Ghana in partnership with some state institutions has launched the Young Female Platforms (YFP) project to build the capacities of 1,200 girls and...
teenage pregnancy

Community enacts by-laws to fight teenage pregnancy and elopement

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Naa Baloree-Zumoh Baligi III, Chief of the Kpare Traditional Area, has enacted by-laws to outlaw elopement and teenage pregnancy in the community to...
burial sites

Former Member of Council of State buried

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Alhaji Shahnun Mogtari, a Member of the Council of State who died on Monday has been buried at the royal cemetery in accordance with...
Hansuah Road

Ablekuma residents petition President over deplorable road network

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Residents of the Amasaman Constituency of the Ga West Municipality have petitioned President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to pay attention to and fix the...
Songor lagoon

Ada must protect Songor lagoon

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The Songor Lagoon must be protected to attract tourists and other economic benefits due to its unique global biosphere status, says ...
Tumu Road

Ghana government is committed to improving roads in UER – NPP

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The Regional Executive of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Upper East Region has said government is committed to improving the state of...