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Ghana steps up efforts to include marginalized groups in the oil and gas sector

The Ghanaian government has increased its efforts to ensure the f persons living disabilities (PWDs) and women also take advantage of opportunities in the...

Mozambican police reinforce operation in areas under armed attacks

Mozambican police announced Wednesday that defense and security forces have been deployed in the northern and central regions where deadly attacks were recently reported. ...
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Global body seeks to remove agricultural barriers to spur exports

An international food certification body said on Wednesday it plans to remove barriers that deny farmers from exporting their farm produce to the international...
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FAO helps drought affected families in southern Angola

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said Wednesday that it has been providing assistance to livestock and agricultural development projects in Angola's drought...

Rwanda pushes forward transformation to cashless economy

Rwanda on Wednesday announced a new phase of a digital payment awareness campaign that seeks to promote digital transaction, payments and savings in order...
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AfDB approves US$455 million loan to Tanzania for new airport in capital city

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a 455 million U.S. dollars loan to Tanzania for the construction of a new airport and ring...

Zambia’s thermal power firm accuses power utility of failing to settle debts

Zambia's thermal powered firm on Wednesday accused the country's power utility of failing to settle debts for the electricity it has been supplied. ...

Ethiopian court gives hefty prison sentence to Brazilian woman for cocaine smuggling

The Ethiopia Federal High Court on Wednesday sentenced a Brazilian woman to six and half years in prison for cocaine drug smuggling. ...
cyberspace governance

Kenya urges cyberspace innovators to emulate Chinese innovation

A Kenyan official on Wednesday called on Kenyan cyberspace innovators to embrace the concept of Chinese inventiveness to help come up with products suitable...

GRA locks-up Intelligent Metering and Energy Solutions for tax default

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) Taskforce has locked-up Intelligent Metering Energy Solutions Limited for defaulting in tax payment to the tune of GH¢6.8 million. The...

Instant money transfers transactions hits almost one million in Q3

Instant money transfers have been done almost a million times by the public, from the beginning of the year to September, indicating continuous increase...

Engage more parents in sexuality education

Participants at a two-day workshop on Parent-Child Communication on Sexuality Education, have called for a deliberate effort to target parents in the implementation of...

Anglican Diocese of Sunyani inaugurates Eye Care Centre

The Anglican Diocese of Sunyani on Sunday inaugurated an Eye Care Centre to manage eye ailments in the Diocese, particularly patients within the...

Dagbamatey basic school receives donations

The fourth annual Empowered African Child Arts Conference (EACAC), has been held at Dagbamatey in the Akatsi South District of the Volta Region...

Queen of Peace Co-operative Union income increases

Mr Vincent Sam Brew, the Board Chairman of the Queen of Peace Co-operative Credit Union Limited, has said the total income of the...

Help Ghana to have a peaceful general election – Peace Council

The National Peace Council (NPC) has urged media owners and editors to work towards sustaining the peace of the nation during the events...
Electoral Commission (EC)

EC implores visually-impaired to participate in referendum and DLE

Mr Benjamin Bano-Bioh, the Ashanti Regional Director of the Electoral Commission (EC), has called on the visually-impaired in the region to take active part...
A file photo shows that Sun Chunlan, China's vice premier, attends a news conference following the closing of the first session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing, March 20, 2018. /VCG Phot‍o

Chinese vice premier to visit Ghana

Chinese Vice Premier Sun Chunlan will pay official friendly visits to Madagascar, Namibia and Ghana from Nov. 4 to 13 at the invitation of...

Fish smoked with “ahotor” oven healthier – Fisheries Commission

Fish processors and traders in the Central Region on Tuesday marched through the principal streets of Cape Coast to create awareness on the use...

We need funds to secure the Aflao coastline- MCE

The Ketu South Municipal Assembly risks losing its coastal communities including the country’s busiest border town, Aflao, to tidal waves if nothing...

More rains expected over South – Meteo

The southern part of the country would experience some rain fall in the coming week, as the minor rainy season tapers to an end. "For...

Aid cannot be a dependable source for sustainable development”- Senior Minister

Mr Yaw Osafo-Maafo, Senior Minister at the Presidency, has said Ghana cannot continue to depend on foreign donor support to cushion its fiscal annual...

NABCO trainees called to enroll into NABCO Academy

The Nation Builders Corp (NABCO) trainees in the Wa Municipality of the Upper West Region have been trained on how to register for the...

UCC authority suspends lectures due to floods on campus

The University of Cape Coast (UCC) on Wednesday morning canceled all academic activities due to hours of torrential rains that flooded and submerged most...

India, Ghana to use digital technologies to transform economies

Ghana and India are following similar development paths in the quest to develop their economies. Addressing participants at the on-going Future Investment Initiative (FII) Summit...
Accra floods

WASH facilities can save flood victims- Stakeholders

Stakeholders implementing water, sanitation and hygiene interventions in disaster prone communities (WASH DPC) in the Upper East Region, have said WASH facilities were resilient...

Fisheries Minister Apologies to Parliament

Elizabeth Naa Afoley Quaye, Minister of Fisheries has apologised to Parliament for her unexplained non-appearance from the House, saying that this would not happen...

PDS saga is policy crisis – Ivor Greenstreet

Mr Ivor Kobina Greenstreet, the 2016 Flag bearer of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), has described the issues about the Power Distribution Service (PDS)...

Zongo Caucus must help NDC win back inner cities

Alhaji Nuru Hamidan, National Secretary of the Zongo Caucus of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has called on the various coordinators to work towards...

GHACHIFA condemns Hong Kong demonstrations

The Ghana China friendship Association(GHACHIFA) has condemned on-going violent protests in Hong Kong, "GHACHIFA as a principle recognises and supports China's determination to safeguard...